Latest posts by Pantha Rahman Reza
21 June 2015
The beginning of Monsoon season is something to celebrate but flooding causes major disruptions to people's day-to-day lives.
26 May 2015
Hijras often face widespread discrimination and are shut out of employment opportunities. Bangladesh wants to recruit them as traffic police to help change that.
22 May 2015
27 April 2015
5 April 2015
Maya provides a platform where women can freely speak about their emotional, medical, legal, and social needs anonymously, without being judged.
8 January 2015
One study found that nearly 76% of rickshaw-pullers in Dhaka send money back home to their villages through mobile banking due to its safety and cost efficiency.
30 November 2014
45% of Bangladesh—mostly people living in rural areas—is without electricity access. The Solar Home System Project is revolutionizing that imbalance.
10 June 2014
Brazil or Argentina? Football Rivalries Play Out Thousands of Miles Away From the World Cup in Bangladesh
Bangladesh may not be playing, but is gripped by the world cup fever. Citizens have split into Brazil and Argentina camps. Flags, jerseys, heated debates-the world cup war is on.
18 April 2014
Dhaka is one of the most unlivable cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and its extreme traffic congestion contributes a lot to this fame.