15h ago| Food & Recipes

Cheat code recipe for chowder

Traditionally, seafood did not suit the deshi palate. We were more accustomed to having freshwater delicacies. Time, however, is changing and we now enjoy delightful, seafood dishes. The following is a recipe of a popular seafood dish, with added cheat codes that make it easier to make.

1h ago| Lifestyle

Titan’s Edge and Raga range gets new models to entice watch aficionados

In this age of technology, watches have become a fashion statement from everyday utility, which in turn, evolved the feature of a watch greatly. Innovative features have been added to the classic look, and the designs have adapted with time. Be it formal or casual, regular wear or special occasion — it adds a new dimension to any look at any time.

2d ago| SHOUT

Peace Café – How a student-led platform is transforming thousands of lives across Bangladesh

Peace Café was co-created by the Centre for Peace and Justice (CPJ), a multidisciplinary academic institute at Brac University, and UN Women Bangladesh.

12h ago| SHOUT

Celebrities to sue Bangladeshi saloons for using unauthorised pictures of their hairstyles

Experts suggest that if the cases actually reach the court, the aesthetics of Bangladeshi saloons might be in jeopardy.

14h ago| SHOUT

Cristiano Ronaldo and the GOAT debate of our time

Ronaldo might not go down in football mythos as the GOAT but unequivocally is the one who came the closest.

1d ago| Tech & Startup

National Newspaper Olympiad season 3 registration now open

The National Newspaper Olympiad, NNO, is going to organize season 3 of its flagship Olympiad, jointly with The Daily Star, for the third time.

1d ago| Tech & Startup

5th Entrepreneurship Conference held with call to eliminate unemployement

With the aim of "Entrepreneurs should be one of the strongest pillars of countries economy", the "5th Entrepreneurship Conference" by entrepreneur-based platform "Nijer Bolar Moto Ekti Golpo" was inaugurated at the Mirpur Indoor Stadium on January 14, in the presence of nearly 5000  domestic and expatriate entrepreneurs.

1d ago| Tech & Startup

Getting your smart card driving licence got easier: Here’s how

From January 17 onwards, applicants can now take the biometric verification on the same day as their driving licence exam. You can also receive your Smart Card Driving License in a combined form from the BRTA service portal.

2w ago| TV & Film

Promising faces of Showbiz

2022, in a sense, was a year of discovery for the showbiz arena. While many found their footing and solidified their careers, it was a breakout year for many. Here are some young talents that we think you definitely should look out for in 2023.

Kurdish Massacres One of Britain’s Many Original Sins

For those who believe in the fairy tale of original sin, Adam and Eve, so goes the narrative, partook of the forbidden fruit, fell from grace, and were forever banished from the garden.

The Politics of Indigeneity and the Jumma struggle for land and recognition

In May 2011, Iqbal Ahmed—first secretary of the Bangladesh Mission in New York—stated at the 10th session of the United Nations

Four Challenges to Governance in South Asia

Although there is no universally accepted definition of the term governance, it has become a buzzword since the 1980s.

4d ago| News Bytes

Bangladeshi artist becomes part of Guinness World Record in Dubai

On the occasion of United Arab Emirates' 51st National Day, the Ehtifal Al Emirates Art Training Workshop was organised by ArtCrafts—with artists from over 65 countries participating—in Abu Dhabi.

1w ago| Music

‘Adventures of Sundarbans’ drops its third song

The Pori-Siam starrer film “Adventures of Sundarbans”, released its new song “Sareng Chara Jahaj Chole” today at 5pm on YouTube. The song counts as the third musical number on the film, dropped after “Tui Ki Amay Bhalobashis” written by Sharif Al Din, and “Aay Aay Sob Taratari” written by Dr Muhammad Zafar Iqbal. “Sareng Chara Jahaj Chole” greets the audience with a melodious baul music with the soothing voice of Shofi Mondol.

1w ago| SHOUT

Why we love Michael Schur romances

Michael Schur is the producer, director, and writer of many amazing sitcoms of the 21st century.

Following in her father’s footsteps

Fauzia Beethi is not a political figure in her area, but everybody knows her in Bogura’s Dhunat upazila for her philanthropic works.

For the love of a language

In a country where people laid down their lives about seventy years ago to uphold the dignity of their mother tongue, Bangla, the struggle is still on to preserve mother tongues of smaller ethnic communities.

The pursuit of a dignified life

Giving away her hard-earned income to the destitute, Dil Afroze Khuki of Rajshahi chose a life of constant battles. In her 60s now, she has been a newspaper hawker in the northern city for 30 years.

11h ago| In Focus

Insights from India’s Nurse Migration: Lessons for Bangladesh

It has now been almost half a century since Indian nurses began migrating abroad, long enough to understand the difficulties and benefits they have encountered in their professional and personal journey. I have studied their migration since the 2000s.

1w ago| In Focus

Misreading Climate Change in Bangladesh

Perilously close to rising sea levels and vulnerable to floods, erosion, and cyclones, Bangladesh is one of the top recipients of development aid earmarked for adaptation to climate change.

2w ago| In Focus

Doing journalism and telling the truth: Zahur Hossain Chowdhury’s ways

Among the editor-journalists in our country, one of the most famous names undoubtedly is Zahur Hossain Chowdhury (1922-1980).

2d ago| Satireday

‘I own many houses in the US only to make better sewerage systems back home’

Task Jong Un, one of the most intense workaholics in Chapasthan, exhibited his diligence once again by taking his responsibilities to another level.

2d ago| Satireday

Chuadanga man hospitalised due to malfunctioning weather app

A man in Chuadanga was hospitalised with pneumonia on Thursday because he kept walking around the district town in a sleeveless shirt and shorts even as the mercury had dipped to below 7 degrees Celsius, the lowest recorded temperature this season.

2d ago| Satireday

Marriage in trouble after man refuses to break traffic rules

A couple in Dhaka has admitted that a single instance of the husband refusing to drive against traffic during a traffic jam has landed the marriage in hot water.

6d ago| Star Youth

Sunset Studios is making Bangladesh’s first “anime-style” project

Sunset Studios is an animation studio based in Bangladesh that has recently announced its new project, Dead End, which has been gaining traction as Bangladesh’s first “anime-style” project. Irfan Chowdhury, the co-founder and director of the studio, alongside the technical director and sound designer Ali Arman, and 2D artist Humayra Kabir sat down with SHOUT to give insight into this ambitious project.

6d ago| Star Youth

Journaling in times of turbulence

“Do you sometimes think that the world is unfair?” This is a question I know I will never get a satisfactory answer to. In fact, I would get no answer at all because I always pose this question to something that never answers, only absorbs – my diary.

6d ago| Star Youth

How winter has changed for me over the years

Growing up, December was the month I was always most excited for. And why wouldn’t I be? Besides being my birthday month, December also marked the end of a seemingly never-ending academic year, and the much-anticipated beginning of winter.