Lessons from Michael Leander’s Digital Marketing Masterclass

Marketing guru Michael Leander offered a Digital Marketing Masterclass last week, which was attended by 95 local professionals from various industries. With 20 years of vast experience in digital m ...

Bangladesh debates its way up

On the last week of December, more than a dozen university teams from Bangladesh flocked to Kuala Lumpur to participate in World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC), the world’s most prest ...

An unconventional honeymoon

Starting in April last year from Turkey, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen, a married couple have been gradually biking, at ten miles per hour, eastwards, to Asia. The couple is currently biking thro ...

Gobeshona raises the research bar

2014 broke the record for both the highest and lowest temperatures in decades. Climate change is here to stay, and we sit down with local expert Dr Saleemul Huq to find out what we’re doing abou ...

Hay takeaways

False seduction of cities Rana Dasgupta, author of Capital, spoke to an urban audience about his experience of living in Delhi for over a decade. In the late 90s he saw immense hope among Delhi-ites ...

Battle of biriyani

With the fall of mercury, wedding preparations are going on in full swing. Just the thought of having “biye barir khabar” (wedding cuisine) - biriyani, pilaf, korma, zarda – makes us ...

The economics of literary festival

“I don’t understand why people don’t hesitate paying for meals at restaurants, but complain about having to pay for books of the same monetary value,” said Alexandra Pringle, o ...

Shahidul Alam: Bangladesh from within

Shahidul Islam, founder of Chobi Mela and Drik Gallery, discusses the magic of amateur photographers in Bangladesh. Yesterday at the Hay Festival, Drik launched an anniversary book from the series Ban ...

Shahidul Alam: Bangladesh from within

Shahidul Islam, founder of Chobi Mela and Drik Gallery, discusses the magic of amateur photographers in Bangladesh. Yesterday at the Hay Festival, Drik launched an anniversary book from the series Ban ...

At Your Service

“Welcome to Poplar,” greets a group of smiling men in purple shirts and black aprons with a distinct musical tone, as you walk into the inviting dessert shop. “Our servers are traine ...

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