Saturday, July 20, 2019

Floating vegetable farming gaining popularity in Sylhet

Staff Reporter: Vegetable farming on floating beds made of water hyacinth and bamboo in water bodies or ponds, is gaining popularity in different areas of...

To the ends of the earth, with Bangladesh in her heart

Desk Report: Najmun Nahar’s childhood was different from most of her friends. Her father had different plans in teaching her the lessons of life, which...

Flower business in Jashore blooms in Feb

Staff Reporter: February, the second month of the calendar year, occupies a special place in the hearts of Bangalis. In this very month in 1952,...

New Orleans zoo returns jaguar in strengthened exhibit

Desk Report: The jaguar that escaped last summer and killed nine animals is back on display at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. Valerio apparently chewed...

On the trail of Lutfar Rahman: ‘The 1 Taka Master’

Desk Report: Imbued with the light of education, Lutfor Rahman has been involved in spreading education to poor children living in the villages along the...

‘Women filmmakers still face disadvantages’

Desk Report: ‘Through Her Eyes’ is an initiative which showcases works of Bangladeshi women filmmakers. Goethe-Institut, Bangladesh is co-hosting the event. Its Director Kirsten Hackenbroch...

‘Hridoyer Rongdhonu’ to be screened at DIFF Thursday

Staff Reporter: Adventure movie in Bangla ‘Hridoyer Rongdhonu’ (Life in Rainbow) will be premiered at 17th Dhaka International Film Festival 2019 on Thursday. The movie directed...

Shakrain: A jewel in the crown of Old Dhaka traditions

Desk Report: In the mazelike streets of Old Dhaka, the rooftops of high-rises display a show unlike any other. Starting with the iconic kite flying...

Hello, 2019: Revelry, reflection mark transition to new year

Desk Report: Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition to 2019 as revelers around the globe bid farewell Monday to...

Las Vegas to welcome 2019 with superstars, fireworks show

Desk Report: Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars and Gwen Stefani are among the superstars who will be ushering in the new year with performances at venues...