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- December 12, 2017
Access to expert opinion regarding health is a privilege for many of us. However, it should be everybody’s right to be able to live a healthy, active and enjoyable life. Dhaka Tribune recently consulted with leading cardiologist and a top nephrologist to share their insights on related health issues.
The CEO of Sabina’s Secret talks about the need to break some taboos
Tootli Rahman discusses upcoming projects
Simple, delicious and intriguing
In Bangladesh, only four kilos of meat are consumed by a typical person in a typical year, data of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) suggested. That makes Bangladesh one of the least meat-eating countries in the world.
A quick chat with one of the organisers
Is the mammoth local poultry industry destined to cause public health disaster?
An unspoken truth about the conservative society is how it affects education. When someone isn’t getting high grades, their parents torment them instead of talking to them about the difficulties they are facing. We talk about advancing our education but we let the previous generations be the voice.
Dragons exist, and not just on Westeros. Recounting my encounter with Komodo dragons in Indonesia
A consumer’s guide to buying phones
For a while, the CNG run auto-rickshaws have been the saviours of Dhaka’s commuters.
The cold is officially here, and while we are a people who love our bhaat, bhorta and maachh er jhol, a soul-warming bowl of hearty soup is always welcome on a chilly winter’s day. Soups in general aren’t something that’s authentically Bangali, although we do have our various representations of daals and khattas (a soupy, fruity concoction with onions and spices, like tomato or amra khatta), all of which are meant to be slurped up with glorious rice. So when it comes to stand-alone soups as a meal or snack, we tend to think of the more well-known versions from the West, mainly Europe.
I am past my mid forties, the parent of two teenagers, and I wish to explain how I failed to achieve what should have been my greatest aspiration: the production of the perfect child. Let me start at the very beginning. My first pregnancy I was sweetly assured that as I was glowing, I would deliver a son. I did not; I delivered a healthy baby girl, but not one as fair as my family’s skin tone. Immediately after my C-section I was censured: “How come your daughter didn’t get your gayer rong?”
5 ways to wear your winter whites
Here are the most likely characteristics of the new OnePlus 5T
Before it goes to international court, a case has to be made
Child’s rights activist and children’s author Nandana Sen has had two sessions on the second day of the Dhaka Lit Fest. With the hustle and bustle of the festival, Nandana had a quick chat with the Dhaka Tribune, in between book signings and one of her panels.
We’re not talking about the iPhone. We’re talking about the most powerful console in the world
Historian and award-winning author William Dalrymple talks about his love of writing, travelling, his latest book and upcoming project