Nahaly Nafisa Khan

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Made in Bangladesh and not doing it for free

“If you’re good at something, never do it for free.” This week, we take Joker’s advice a bit more seriously and tell you how you can monetise your hobbies if you want to. In the feature this week,...

August 13, 2021
August 13, 2021

Closing the gap, and others

A recent study has shown a significant gender gap in the use of mobile phones, the internet and mobile financial services, with women lagging behind in all parameters.

August 13, 2021
August 13, 2021

Gender gap in mobile phone usage remains to be closed, study finds

GSMA, an industry organisation that represents the interests of mobile network operators worldwide has recently published a report on the gender gap in mobile use.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Chinmay Tumbe's 'The Age of Pandemics': Lessons from history in desperate times

Chinmay Tumbe’s The Age of Pandemics (1817-1920): How They Shaped India and the World (HarperCollins, 2020) is a timely read, touching upon three historic pandemics and the effects they had on the...

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

A gendered perspective on freelancing and more

It’s been quite some years since the freelancing sector has opened vast career opportunities in our country, and women, no matter how it seems, are not left behind entirely.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

The Birangona in fiction: ‘1971’ and ‘Talaash’

In this addition to this series, following up on the previous installment’s focus on nonfiction narratives of Birangonas’s lives and experiences, we recall Tarashankar Bandopadhyay’s '1971&...

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Jamuna’s investment in Evaly: What does it actually mean?

Since yesterday, one of the most talked-about topics in Bangladeshi social media is industrial conglomerate Jamuna Group’s announcement of investing up to Tk 1,000 crore in the e-commerce platform...

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

74th Cannes Film Festival: Award-winning films that deserve our attention

The 74th Cannes Film Festival has been very special to all of us with “Rehana Maryam Noor,” directed by Abdullah Mohammad Saad being the first ever film from Bangladesh to make it to the official...

July 16, 2021
July 16, 2021

Prepare for a new generation of foldable phones from Google, Samsung, and others

Google and Samsung, as well as several Chinese manufacturers, are set to introduce multiple foldable phones with flexible materials later this year, reports The Elec. The Chinese manufacturers...

July 9, 2021
July 9, 2021

From startups to radiology to Netflix: we got you covered

From startups to radiology to Netflix: we got you covered