Latest posts by Pantha Rahman Reza
Thanks to innovative efforts using YouTube and Facebook, airport authorities have begun to decrease crime and help passengers in Bangladesh's biggest airport.
"The students have turned around a car of a minister who was traveling on the wrong side of the road ... What an unimaginable event!"
Human rights advocates say security forces are extrajudicially killing those suspected of drug crimes.
From 2013 to 2017, violence was committed against 364 indigenous women and girls. In January 2018, 10 women and girls were raped and three of them were killed after rape.
The trees at Jessore road bear the witness of two historic refugee exodus – one during the partition of the Indian Sub-continent, and the other during the Bangladesh Liberation War.
"To stop the leaks, better to cancel the exam rather than shutting the internet down. Then you won't have to worry about leaks anymore."
‘According to the Digital Security Law, I am a Spy': Bangladeshi Journalists Defend Their Right to Investigate
"The Digital Security Act (2018) is an Eyewash. It is section 57 (ICT Act) for all intent and purposes. All the provisions have merely been redistributed among other sections."
Although the dishes served at Bangladeshi weddings have started to change, one thing always remains the same -- they are delicious.
"I was not surprised to see that the robot had to wear a scarf. Isn't that normal here?
"You have been blind to the facts that she was a victim of a child marriage and became a successful model and a biker without any support from the family"
"You can move an elephant/hippo/rhino with the horns of your car, but not me. #IAmBangladeshi"
"No, Mr. Mayor, nobody has called you to fix mosquito nets inside their homes. You were given the responsibility to kill mosquitoes so we don't require mosquito nets..."
"This Subodh is representative of Bangladesh at the present time. He is the representative of the unemployed and the marginalized people. He is the representative of good sense."
"How can I live in this country, where if I were to be killed people would rejoice over a cup of tea that there is one less LGBT person?"
"Civil society easily can see child marriage but is blind to the fact why it happens. When there is development in society...child marriages will fall. We need time for that."
The Bengali New Year’s Celebration of Democracy and Diversity Is Declared Intangible Cultural Heritage
"As long as Bangladesh lives, there will be this type of New Year's celebration...This is the image of a secular Bangladesh.
"There was a time when I used to wait in the long lines in front of the temple for a little food," says one of the founders of the venture.
"I am an aviator by profession and photography is my passion. I do try to show my motherland from the air, sharing the amazing, breathtaking landscapes with everyone I know."
"That's where I grew up and miss my childhood and feel like how good days were those. Those were the golden days of my loving city of Dacca not Dhaka."
"...aside from the sound of car-horns, the constant sonic backdrop is a chorus of tinkling bicycle bells and the tin carcases of empty rickshaws rattling over the uneven roads."
"But for the 90s kids like me, Rana and Kazi Anwar Hussain are legends. I am indebted to them as they showed the world to me through those books."