Nazifa Raidah

Journalist at The Daily Star. For insights or collaborations, reach her at: nazifa@thedailystar.net

The mystery of Pahela Baishakh and the Bengali calendar

A blend of astronomy, history, and culture

2m ago

Younus Ali’s dream of conquering the Californian waves

I could tell that his dream is not a dream per se, but an event that only requires time to come true.

2m ago

What are we doing for people with autism?

Has the government truly done enough for children and people with ASD and their parents?

2m ago

Reduce, reuse, recycle… and then what?

The reality is that recycling alone cannot combat the environmental impact of plastic waste.

2m ago

When our victim-blaming culture shrouds predators as teachers

How can students regain a sense of safety within their classrooms?

3m ago

Silencing the critic: The cost of stifling voices in the name of authority

Would we, in today's Bangladesh, have subjected Quamrul Hassan to imprisonment for employing his art to critique the current political culture?

3m ago

A riverine country with dying rivers

Have we led ourselves to inevitable doom?

8m ago

Additional brutality commissioner reprimanded for beating the wrong kind of people

The six-time-heavy-baton champion Additional Brutality Commissioner (ABC) Marum-Ek-Ghushi struck again (quite literally) and this time the blow unfortunately fell upon Chapasthan Young Men (CYM) members. The consequences were dire.  

9m ago
April 14, 2024
April 14, 2024

The mystery of Pahela Baishakh and the Bengali calendar

A blend of astronomy, history, and culture

April 7, 2024
April 7, 2024

Younus Ali’s dream of conquering the Californian waves

I could tell that his dream is not a dream per se, but an event that only requires time to come true.

April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024

What are we doing for people with autism?

Has the government truly done enough for children and people with ASD and their parents?

March 18, 2024
March 18, 2024

Reduce, reuse, recycle… and then what?

The reality is that recycling alone cannot combat the environmental impact of plastic waste.

March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

When our victim-blaming culture shrouds predators as teachers

How can students regain a sense of safety within their classrooms?

February 29, 2024
February 29, 2024

Silencing the critic: The cost of stifling voices in the name of authority

Would we, in today's Bangladesh, have subjected Quamrul Hassan to imprisonment for employing his art to critique the current political culture?

September 24, 2023
September 24, 2023

A riverine country with dying rivers

Have we led ourselves to inevitable doom?

September 16, 2023
September 16, 2023

Additional brutality commissioner reprimanded for beating the wrong kind of people

The six-time-heavy-baton champion Additional Brutality Commissioner (ABC) Marum-Ek-Ghushi struck again (quite literally) and this time the blow unfortunately fell upon Chapasthan Young Men (CYM) members. The consequences were dire.  

September 7, 2023
September 7, 2023

Is it worth getting a double major?

Whether you’re a shell-shocked first-year student or a second-year student who is moderately seasoned, whether you should do a double major is a question you might be asking yourself. In Bangladesh, only private university students get the chance to complete a dual degree owing to the open credit system.

July 18, 2023
July 18, 2023

Attack on Hero Alom: When dissent begets a beating

I will always remember the Dhaka-17 by-polls as the election where a man from the grassroots went running towards his dream and was shot down with assault.

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