Madiha Athar Khan

Madiha Athar Khan is a columnist for The Daily Star and a technical writer at Optimizely. She also leads the Art for Soul movement. She can be reached at madihak1923@gmail.com 

The importance of crying, and how films and TV shows help

Shows and movies that stimulate crying can help us process complex events we may have gone through but have not yet to come to terms with.

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How well did we play in 2023?

In the world of sports, Bangladeshi women’s and men’s teams for cricket and football have had an eventful year.

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Where our national cricket teams stand

Bangladesh has had what can be said to be their worst World Cup campaign as of yet.

6m ago

All that went right for Bangladesh against Afghanistan

Bangladesh has started their World Cup 2023 journey with a convincing win.

7m ago

Dealing with a consistently inconsistent Bangladesh

The most optimistic among us rely on the consistent inconsistency of Bangladesh when they play international cricket.

8m ago

Working Woman Bangladesh hosts inaugural career workshop

Founded in 2022 by entrepreneur Farhia Hoque, Working Women Bangladesh (WWB) held its first career development workshop on Saturday, 9th September. The event marks a significant milestone for the organisation that originated as a Facebook community, offering a safe space for women to discuss the distinct challenges they face in a predominantly male work environment.

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How well will the Tigers deal with change?

If the hum of anxiety in and around the team can be muted out, the Tigers' strength can come to the forefront of the performances.

8m ago

The power of renewables

Bangladesh has access to one invaluable natural resource in abundance: sunlight. But are we doing enough to harness its power?

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February 15, 2024
February 15, 2024

The importance of crying, and how films and TV shows help

Shows and movies that stimulate crying can help us process complex events we may have gone through but have not yet to come to terms with.

December 29, 2023
December 29, 2023

How well did we play in 2023?

In the world of sports, Bangladeshi women’s and men’s teams for cricket and football have had an eventful year.

November 10, 2023
November 10, 2023

Where our national cricket teams stand

Bangladesh has had what can be said to be their worst World Cup campaign as of yet.

October 9, 2023
October 9, 2023

All that went right for Bangladesh against Afghanistan

Bangladesh has started their World Cup 2023 journey with a convincing win.

September 13, 2023
September 13, 2023

Dealing with a consistently inconsistent Bangladesh

The most optimistic among us rely on the consistent inconsistency of Bangladesh when they play international cricket.

September 11, 2023
September 11, 2023

Working Woman Bangladesh hosts inaugural career workshop

Founded in 2022 by entrepreneur Farhia Hoque, Working Women Bangladesh (WWB) held its first career development workshop on Saturday, 9th September. The event marks a significant milestone for the organisation that originated as a Facebook community, offering a safe space for women to discuss the distinct challenges they face in a predominantly male work environment.

September 3, 2023
September 3, 2023

How well will the Tigers deal with change?

If the hum of anxiety in and around the team can be muted out, the Tigers' strength can come to the forefront of the performances.

July 5, 2023
July 5, 2023

The power of renewables

Bangladesh has access to one invaluable natural resource in abundance: sunlight. But are we doing enough to harness its power?

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

Last night reminded me of cricket's power to wield stories

As I mentally prepared to leave the stadium last night, I saw Miraz continue to play with a deftness and an attitude that I wish could be formalised and replicated by all eleven team members.

September 10, 2021
September 10, 2021

6 tips for taking constructive criticism when you’re new on the job

Constructive criticism can be very helpful advice for an employee, especially when they are new on the job. One thing that many new and young professionals may not know is that it is important to ask your supervisor to give you advice and suggestions on how to improve.

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