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  • A global menace that spares no one

    The world is seeing a rise of authoritarianism—in the form of populist regimes—threatening all those who defend social justice across countries and continents.

  • The global showcase of films

    The last trimester of the calendar year is possibly the most exciting time for film lovers—prestige release season! The season opens with Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which has premiered and showcased contenders such as La La Land, The Imitation Game, and Room.

  • DU organises second conference on Rohingya

    A three-day international conference on the Rohingya crisis, which came to an end earlier this week, was organised by the Department of Criminology at the Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban at Dhaka University. It was entitled: “Rohingya: Politics, Ethnic Cleansing and Uncertainty.”

  • Homegrown Supergirls at Dhaka Lit Fest

    Her Stories: Adventures of Supergirls” is a book of illustrated stories about 21 Bengali women from Ancient Bengal to present-day. This book was produced by The HerStory Foundation. Zareen Mahmud Hosein founded HerStory to focus on the empowerment of women and gender equality through art and documentation.

  • THE STORYTELLER 1550-1600

    Once upon a time on the bank of the Fulesshari river, there lived a Supergirl by the name of Chandrabati. It was Chandrabati who started telling the HerStories. Before her time, stories were told about princes, heroes, and rajas, but Chandrabati wrote about heroines, princesses and ranis. This changed everything.

  • Tickle your intellect this Lit Fest

    Tickle your intellect this Lit Fest

    It's that time of the year again—to soak in the muted, winter sun on the dewy early-morning lawn, sipping shatkora and lotkon sherbets as you give up body and soul to rapturous lines of poetry, all eyes and ears for the literary luminaries and cultural icons who grace the grounds of Bangla Academy this weekend-and-a-half as Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) returns for its third year.

  • A Celebration of life

    The people of Chunarughat observed something unique on the morning of March 10. Hundreds of activists, musicians and artists...

  • Collaboration for Impact

    Set to reach middle income status by 2021, Bangladesh is at the crossroads of an economy in transition.

  • How ‘Talash’ Has Brought Bangladesh and South Korea a Step Closer

    When a research professor at the Kim-Dae-Jung Presidential Library and Museum of Yonsei University in South-Korea, Professor Seung- Hee

  • Aiming for Visibility

    The first time I saw The Vagina Monologues being performed, was at a women's day event in Yorkshire in 2009.

  • Shining Blue

    Popular American media personality and anti-vaccine activist Jenny McCarthy once said, “Hope is the greatest thing for moms of autism. Hope is what gets us out of bed in the morning. I'm on a mission to tell parents that there is a way”.

  • Bengal Classical Music Festival MELODY AS COMMUNION

    The five-day Bengal Classical Music Festival took place in Dhaka from November 27 till December 1, 2015, when the pre dawn azaan

  • AAA: Awarding Excellence

    Bangladesh is filled with graduates who have learned from developed countries, who are now assets to the development of our own nation.

  • STEPS TOWARDS CHANGE

    The Placement is a part of the Summer Challenges programme held every year by PDF, organised to serve a community through an effective platform.

  • The Creative Career

    How can I learn more about my career opportunities?” - a question that arises among all students near the end of graduation.

  • LEARNING ABOUT THALASSEMIA

    They say Ignorance is bliss. But if the outcome of that ignorance is seeing your child suffer from a lifelong disease, then that ignorance is a punishable crime.

  • IT'S ALL ABOUT THE LAUGHS

    On March 20, Naveed's Comedy Club for the first time hosted the Dhaka Comedy Festival 2015 at Baridhara DOHS Convention Centre.

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