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Words behind the game

Words behind the game

With an increase in television and radio stations, there has been a significant growth in the number of cricket commentators, during the matches of international and local tournaments. Ahmed Shatil Alam writes about the trend Photo-courtesy It was the last over of the final match for Bangladesh Premier League’s third session, held last year. Comilla Victorians were playing against Barisal […]

Story behind the wheels

Story behind the wheels

Ahmed Shatil Alam talks to a car collector who has been collecting old cars and motorcycles over the past four decades COURTESY – MAHMUDUL FARUQ When the other children of his age used to play with toy-cars, Mahmudul Faruq, a Dhaka-based businessman, fell in love with real cars. Faruq had a fascination over cars in the 50s, when there were […]

Truth behind the rumour

Truth behind the rumour

Ahmed Shatil Alam investigates the rumours surrounding an abandoned building in Mohammadpur It was another 31st night party for Ishtiar Al Sadi and his friends on December 31, 2014. Just like other years they had all gotten together at the former Dhaka University student Sadi’s residence at Sher Shah Suri road of Mohammadpur in the capital. The friends were having […]

Culprits behind congestion

Culprits behind congestion

Sadiqur Rahman looks at how a number of unauthorised commuting services in the city are creating problems for city dwellers Farmgate is one of the busiest spots in Dhaka where thousands of people, irrespective of their professions, have to cross every day. As the area is home to many educational institutions like government and private colleges, high schools, coaching centres […]