Mehrin Mubdi Chowdhury

Sadia Islam Mou: Of grace and glamour

Mou has been in the limelight mostly during the ‘90s, especially for her modelling career.

10m ago

The many faces of freedom

Most people called it midlife crisis, I called it the freedom to do anything I wanted to. Freedom to do anything that made sense and yet was not possible earlier, all because I could not master enough courage to pursue what my heart bled for — a little bit of insanity.

10m ago

Nobo: A craft centre of excellence

Silmat Chisti of Nobo Dhaka, knows her way around the traditional weaves of Bangladesh. Jamdani, Silk, Tangail — you name it. She can continue a well-informed conversation for hours. After launching Nobo Dhaka in 2019 along with her friend, Mitia Saleh, the entrepreneur worked hard to source, produce and promote anything and everything that was a part of the heritage of Bangladesh. At least that was the primary thought behind initiating the brand. Part of the reason why she aims to make Nobo, an authentic traditional brand is to revive and restore the heritages of Bangladesh, ones that we are almost on the verge of losing.

1y ago

Wasfia Nazreen: Don’t let ageism break your spirit

The mere fact that Wasfia Nazreen, even with her extraordinary achievements and so many accolades to her name, has to face these needless validations should not come as a surprise to the world, because the reality is that ‘below average mentality’ strikes everywhere, is highly deep-rooted, and pays zero respect to any type of accomplishment.

1y ago

First Bangladeshi to summit K2

Anyone following the extraordinary feats of our native mountaineer, activist, and social worker, Wasfia Nazreen, will know that she has very recently conquered one of the most treacherous mountains in the world, the fearsome K2.

1y ago

Every life matters at Animal Rescuers Bangladesh

Severe flooding in the northeast of Bangladesh has left millions stranded in greater Sylhet including Sunamganj. Both human and animal lives are at stake, with almost no access to food, shelter or safety for days at a stretch. Various rescue organisations including Animal Rescuers Bangladesh are trying to access these flood-affected regions to provide necessary assistance to the survivors.

2y ago

Bidyanondo: Saving lives in flood affected Sunamganj

Bidyanondo Foundation is a non-profit organisation with a mission to help poor communities of Bangladesh. As a part of the emergency response for the flash floods in Sylhet, Sunamganj, Kurigram and Netrokona, Bidyanondo teams have been helping to distribute food and water purification tablets amongst the people of the flood affected areas. Due to flash floods and torrential rain, 13 lakh people have been stranded in the peripheries of Bangladesh, and Biyanondo is one of the names that came to immediate rescue.

2y ago

The Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II: Seventy years of the monarch’s reign

Queen Elizabeth II will be the first British monarch to mark the Platinum Jubilee of her reign on June 2, 2022. To celebrate the unique and significant occasion, there will celebrations taking place all over the UK and Commonwealth countries.

2y ago
August 28, 2023
August 28, 2023

Sadia Islam Mou: Of grace and glamour

Mou has been in the limelight mostly during the ‘90s, especially for her modelling career.

August 20, 2023
August 20, 2023

The many faces of freedom

Most people called it midlife crisis, I called it the freedom to do anything I wanted to. Freedom to do anything that made sense and yet was not possible earlier, all because I could not master enough courage to pursue what my heart bled for — a little bit of insanity.

December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

Nobo: A craft centre of excellence

Silmat Chisti of Nobo Dhaka, knows her way around the traditional weaves of Bangladesh. Jamdani, Silk, Tangail — you name it. She can continue a well-informed conversation for hours. After launching Nobo Dhaka in 2019 along with her friend, Mitia Saleh, the entrepreneur worked hard to source, produce and promote anything and everything that was a part of the heritage of Bangladesh. At least that was the primary thought behind initiating the brand. Part of the reason why she aims to make Nobo, an authentic traditional brand is to revive and restore the heritages of Bangladesh, ones that we are almost on the verge of losing.

October 31, 2022
October 31, 2022

Wasfia Nazreen: Don’t let ageism break your spirit

The mere fact that Wasfia Nazreen, even with her extraordinary achievements and so many accolades to her name, has to face these needless validations should not come as a surprise to the world, because the reality is that ‘below average mentality’ strikes everywhere, is highly deep-rooted, and pays zero respect to any type of accomplishment.

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

First Bangladeshi to summit K2

Anyone following the extraordinary feats of our native mountaineer, activist, and social worker, Wasfia Nazreen, will know that she has very recently conquered one of the most treacherous mountains in the world, the fearsome K2.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Every life matters at Animal Rescuers Bangladesh

Severe flooding in the northeast of Bangladesh has left millions stranded in greater Sylhet including Sunamganj. Both human and animal lives are at stake, with almost no access to food, shelter or safety for days at a stretch. Various rescue organisations including Animal Rescuers Bangladesh are trying to access these flood-affected regions to provide necessary assistance to the survivors.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Bidyanondo: Saving lives in flood affected Sunamganj

Bidyanondo Foundation is a non-profit organisation with a mission to help poor communities of Bangladesh. As a part of the emergency response for the flash floods in Sylhet, Sunamganj, Kurigram and Netrokona, Bidyanondo teams have been helping to distribute food and water purification tablets amongst the people of the flood affected areas. Due to flash floods and torrential rain, 13 lakh people have been stranded in the peripheries of Bangladesh, and Biyanondo is one of the names that came to immediate rescue.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

The Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II: Seventy years of the monarch’s reign

Queen Elizabeth II will be the first British monarch to mark the Platinum Jubilee of her reign on June 2, 2022. To celebrate the unique and significant occasion, there will celebrations taking place all over the UK and Commonwealth countries.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Himmati Mai: Symbolic protest in response to widespread atrocities against women

Saturday afternoon witnessed a unique performance art at the city’s Shilpakala Academy Grounds, where 70 women across all generations and professions took to the streets for an hour to protest against the escalating abuse against women all over the world including Bangladesh.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

The new normal: 9-5 work routine not to return soon

Some people love working from home, while the rest miss their colleagues and the commotion of a proper work place.

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