Aaqib Hasib

Aaqib Hasib is a sub-editor at The Daily Star. Reach him at aaqib.hasib@thedailystar.net

Beware of subscription services promising the moon

Companies shouldn’t make their existing services worse to push a subscription model that promises to fix these issues.

2w ago

Climate crimes by energy giants: Bangladesh must act now

A landmark criminal case has been filed against the CEO and directors of TotalEnergies -- a French oil company -- alleging that its continued fossil fuel exploitation has contributed to the deaths of numerous victims through climate-fuelled extreme weather disasters

1m ago

Lines that lead to nowhere

Last Friday, Nargis queued in front of the TCB shop in East Shewrapara around 6:00am, hoping to secure a serial that would allow her to purchase subsidised products on Sunday. After waiting for five hours, she was finally handed serial number 126 around 11:00am.

1m ago

Looking out for strays

Since a very young age, Anika Islam has been an avid animal lover.

2m ago

Getting the most out of furniture decorating your home 101

When we associate value with a property, we often resort to talking about the price of the land or the per square feet cost of an apartment. That is a fair way of evaluating its worth.

2m ago

‘Why did such tragedy befall my son?’

When the devastating fire broke out from a gas cylinder in Gazipur’s Kaliakoir on Wednesday evening, Shah Alam, a salesman of an ice cream company, rushed to douse the fire with nearby locals.

4m ago

Where is Bangladesh’s freelance market headed?

Growing up in Bangladesh, there are very few career paths you are steered towards by family, teachers, schools and society. Most of these include traditional desk jobs.

5m ago

WWE must ‘Finish the Story’

Fans upset as The Rock steals Cody’s Wrestlemania dream

5m ago
July 8, 2024
July 8, 2024

Beware of subscription services promising the moon

Companies shouldn’t make their existing services worse to push a subscription model that promises to fix these issues.

June 2, 2024
June 2, 2024

Climate crimes by energy giants: Bangladesh must act now

A landmark criminal case has been filed against the CEO and directors of TotalEnergies -- a French oil company -- alleging that its continued fossil fuel exploitation has contributed to the deaths of numerous victims through climate-fuelled extreme weather disasters

May 31, 2024
May 31, 2024

Lines that lead to nowhere

Last Friday, Nargis queued in front of the TCB shop in East Shewrapara around 6:00am, hoping to secure a serial that would allow her to purchase subsidised products on Sunday. After waiting for five hours, she was finally handed serial number 126 around 11:00am.

May 17, 2024
May 17, 2024

Looking out for strays

Since a very young age, Anika Islam has been an avid animal lover.

May 14, 2024
May 14, 2024

Getting the most out of furniture decorating your home 101

When we associate value with a property, we often resort to talking about the price of the land or the per square feet cost of an apartment. That is a fair way of evaluating its worth.

March 15, 2024
March 15, 2024

‘Why did such tragedy befall my son?’

When the devastating fire broke out from a gas cylinder in Gazipur’s Kaliakoir on Wednesday evening, Shah Alam, a salesman of an ice cream company, rushed to douse the fire with nearby locals.

February 15, 2024
February 15, 2024

Where is Bangladesh’s freelance market headed?

Growing up in Bangladesh, there are very few career paths you are steered towards by family, teachers, schools and society. Most of these include traditional desk jobs.

February 5, 2024
February 5, 2024

WWE must ‘Finish the Story’

Fans upset as The Rock steals Cody’s Wrestlemania dream

January 18, 2024
January 18, 2024

A holy land or graveyard?

For the past 75 years, Israel has been terrorising the people of Palestine with the support of the US and UK.

November 18, 2023
November 18, 2023

A taste of Mohammadpur

When you think Mohammadpur, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For me, the answer to that question is iconic places to eat.

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