- August 16, 2017
In March, the gap between the real and the market exchange rates for US dollar in Bangladesh became Tk32.06 – meaning taka is now vastly overvalued to dollar, according to a report prepared by the monitoring policy department at Bangladesh Bank.
There’s no better way to start off the 40th issue (really, that many? I know right?) of The Bong Momma – other than ranting. I owe it to my self-depreciating and endlessly impatient self to hum and haw about the things in life, and so when I was asked to put in a Mother’s Day
Ophiuchus, the 13th zodiac
Letters to Mars Q. My wife is obsessed with her phone. As a housewife I understand that she has a lot of time in hand and she needs to unwind but it really gets on my nerves when she substitutes quality time for time spent on her phone. Even when I’m home or if we’re
Bangladesh’s remarkable reduction in maternal mortality
Q. I own a factory in Tongi and recently there have been quite a few raids in my office by the police. Thank you for giving me information about what search warrants constitute of and how my factory premises can still be searched even in the absence of a search warrant. This has indeed clarified
Human traffickers in Cox’s Bazar have been roaming freely in the district – some out on bail and others evading police’s eyes, the Dhaka Tribune has learned.
A movie that talks borders with a humane touch
When asked to look back on their earliest memories, most children (and adults) will think of their mothers – the smile on her face, the sound of her voice lulling them to sleep or those warm hugs that made their day complete. And every child will tell you, their mother is beautiful and always will
On 22 and 23 April an art exhibition showcased 29 experimental artworks at the Bistro E Club of Bay’s Edgewater in Gulshan. Titled ‘Reclaimed on a Frame’ the exhibition displayed artworks by Runi Khan. ‘Reclaimed on a Frame’ re-assembles Bengali “cultural fragments” using fabrics and old wooden printing blocks juxtaposed into a geometric unity. Each
Bellini’s famous Pasta Norma from Catania
The 101 on contour and highlighting
Can you smell that, gentlemen, that confusing and moody temperature of our own city? That in-between period of unbearable heat and the teasing cool breeze after rainfall can only last for so long. This is also a time when men and women take for the air and enjoy a short holiday abroad. And airport style
A group of DNCC contractors and their local associates have allegedly cut down around a hundred roadside trees to construct surface drains in Dhaka’s Banani area.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said writing in favour of unnatural sex amounts to a criminal offence as per the law.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said no one will be allowed to play with the country over the militancy issue.
The Awami League candidate contesting the union parishad poll in Gopalganj’s Muksudpur has alleged that one of his rivals has been threatening local Hindu voters with dire consequences if they voted for the ruling party.
Authors who hated the movie versions of their books
Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC), the country’s first leadership institute, launched admissions for its fourth international Youth Leadership Summit yesterday at a press conference at the National Press Club in Dhaka.
ULAB’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering hosted a seminar titled, Top Up and ITES Foundation Skill Training for their student on April 28, 2016.