Abida Rahman Chowdhury | The Daily Star
  • Abida Rahman Chowdhury


    The child came just as dawn was about to crack. The earth had almost completed one rotation and was getting ready to light up again and along she came as the darkest hour of the night came to an end.
  • Can protecting the seas, help protect the wild?

    In a country bursting at its seams with a continuously growing population, it can be hard to get things right especially when it comes to wildlife conservation.
  • MY ZOO and other fatalities

    It doesn’t matter how beautiful the cage is. It’s still a prison.—Natasha Ngan, Girls of Paper and Fire
  • Of meals that ended up as the pièce de résistance of journeys

    Bourdain, the genius both in and out of the kitchen, once famously said, “Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life—and travel—leaves marks on you.” There
  • The Otter Side of the Story

    They require no introduction, especially in the river country of Bangladesh, but I will take the liberty to introduce them.