Special Features Two parents wait for their vehicle to arrive in front of a school in Dhaka

The contemporary fear of parents

Story and Photos by Emran Hossain   Parents are now more worried than ever before; in addition to fighting the menace of drugs, they now face a new challenge: keeping…

Jul 23 2016 / 1 Comment / Read More »


The picturesque green landscape of Shariatpur

Reflections of the village dwellers

The opinions of Bangladeshi villagers on the Holey Artisan Bakery attack By Morshed Ali Khan   At a small village near Mangalmajir Bazar in Shariatpur, 70 kilometers south of the…

Jul 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

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The Last of the Snake Charmers

Kamal Sardar, one of the last of the shapures, at Panpara.

Story and photos by Emran Hossain   The fate and livelihood of traditional snake charmers (Sapure) are gradually becoming as endangered…

Jun 26 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Sundarbans sullied by visitors’ rubbish

Even though there are a few scattered waste bins in different tourist areas in the sundarbans, the litter is scattered around them

The forest department is in a dilemma over how to manage a huge volume of garbage littered by an increasing…

Mar 4 2016 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Mud eel hunters of Bangladesh

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Ganesh has one of the strangest ways of making a living.  He traps gangetic mud eels, locally known as Kuicha.…

Sep 18 2015 / 2 Comments / Read More »

Europe, America and now the elites of Bangladesh    

Flocks of pigeons just released at the start of a pigeon race

The illustrious sport of pigeon racing The Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain has an unusual fancy. She is an…

Mar 22 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Why the talk in Europe is all about Greece

With a national debt of 316.97 billion Euros as at the end of 2014, Greece is facing the largest economic crisis in its history. After one of the largest bail-outs in global economic history in 2010,…

Mar 1 2015 / Read More »
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Female migrants – Realm of modern day slavery

Morshed Ali Khan ›   Young Bangladeshi female migrants, working in the middle eastern and other oil-rich countries are increasingly subjected to torture and sexual abuse by their employers. Sources in Bangladesh embassy in Riyadh said that…

Jan 23 2018 / Read More »
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Female migrants – Realm of modern day slavery

Morshed Ali Khan ›   Young Bangladeshi female migrants, working in the middle eastern and other oil-rich countries are increasingly subjected to torture and sexual abuse by their employers. Sources in Bangladesh embassy in Riyadh said that…

Jan 23 2018 / Read More »
Sports Flocks of pigeons just released at the start of a pigeon race

Europe, America and now the elites of Bangladesh    

The illustrious sport of pigeon racing The Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain has an unusual fancy. She is an avid pigeon lover and keeps her racing pigeons at the Royal Lofts at Sandringham, where she…

Mar 22 2015 / Read More »
Technology Cell towers on a rooftop of a residential apartment building in the city.

Exposure to radiation

How harmful are the cell towers? The official answer to the question above is “we do not know the extent of it yet”.  Bangladesh does not have a regulatory law on the emission of non-ionizing radiation…

Apr 9 2015 / Read More »
Nature Kamal Sardar, one of the last of the shapures, at Panpara.

The Last of the Snake Charmers

Story and photos by Emran Hossain   The fate and livelihood of traditional snake charmers (Sapure) are gradually becoming as endangered as their serpentine companions. Lately, thanks to a new law, many of these traditional snake catchers…

Jun 26 2016 / Read More »
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