[This article was previously published in New Age Youth on 21st June, 2015.]
This Op-Ed discussed how comparing rape as a metaphor to a thrashing defeat in a game of football or hacked status on Facebook by youngsters of the society is not only insensitive but a troubling trivialization of the term that otherwise has a serious social concern
For my masters course titled ‘Architecture: Theory and Criticism’, I have been instructed to read the book Geometry and Philosophy, the 1985 book by Liaquat Ali, published by Bangla Academy. Below are some of its excerpts translated in English for my ease of understanding.—–For Plato, mathematics held so much importance that the door of his …
[This article was previously published in The Daily Star on 9th August, 2018.]
[This article was previously published in The Daily Star on 9th April, 2018.]
[This article was previously published in The Daily Star on 19th February, 2018.]
[This article was previously published in The Daily Star on 28th May, 2018.]
Ruplal House is a 19th century mansion in Farashganj area of Old Dhaka. Built on the northern bank of the Buriganga River, the house is a great example of the late Renaissance European architectural style that was introduced during the British colonial period.The house was named after its owner Ruplal Das, a Jamindar and a …
I had a chance to visit this beautiful early 20th century structure that currently houses a metal craft workshop/showroom, located 40km away from Dhaka in Dhamrai. The owner and person-in-charge of the workshop is Sukanto Banik, whose family has been doing metal craft since the last five generations over 200 years.
One of the historical landmarks of Dhaka city, Lalbagh Fort is an incomplete 17th Century Mughal structure, whose construction work was started in 1678 by Subahdar Mohammad Azam Shah, son of Mughal Emperor Aurangazeb.