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    The story of a citizen volunteer

    Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on May 10, 2020

    During the ‘unofficial’ lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, economically marginalised are struggling to survive. In this situation, Nafisa Khan, who is running two...

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    Remembering Himu in the time of social isolation

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2020

    Nowshad Hasan Himu, a young citizen rescuer of Rana Plaza killed himself on the 6th anniversary of the collapse. On his first death anniversary, Bangladesh...

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    ‘Socially marginalised are excluded from most relief effort’

    Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2020

    During the shutdown that is imposed by the government to prevent the spread of COVID-19, people in poverty are struggling to economically survive. The government...

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    Bidyanondo: let’s fight against COVID-19

    Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on April 12, 2020

    In Bangladesh, the government’s measures to address the COVID-19 crisis are criticised. While the government was yet to address the crisis, Bidyanondo Foundation started working...

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    ‘Challenge is to ensure continuity of DUCSU’

    Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2020

    After nearly three decades, Dhaka University Central Students’ Union elections were held in 2019. On March 23, the DUCSU committee will officially complete its term....

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    ‘Border killings must be stopped’

    Nasir Uz Zaman, | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2020

    Media reports show that India’s Border Security Force killed at least 15 Bangladeshis along the border in January this year. In this situation Nasir Abdullah,...

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    'My paintings show life and struggle of Jumma community’

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on February 09, 2020

    Jayatu Chakma studied fine arts at the University of Chittagong and Rabindra Bharati University. The stories of Jumma people’s lifestyle, existence, their struggle and uniqueness...

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    In conversation with co-founder of Oroddho

    Zeenat Khan | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2020

    A spirited and committed team of teenagers have established a platform Oroddho (unstoppable) to campaign for a safe society for women. Zeenat Khan talks to...

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    Pioneer of English news portal in Finland

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2020

    Ofiul Hasnat Ruhin graduated from University of Chittagong and started his career as a journalist in the late 1990s. He went to Finland to pursue...

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    ‘I want to go back to class’

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2019

    Rushad Faridi is an assistant professor at the department of economics, University of Dhaka. He is on forced leave since 2017 and yet to go...

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