| July 2nd, 2007

* a dark truth

The following post is written by our reader and participant Himadri Ahsan. When Rabeya came out into the yard carrying tea for the guests, without lifting her eyes she could feel the eyes set on her creamy dark skin so prominent against the synthetic creme sari that had not lost its magnificent paleness in 12 […]

| June 25th, 2007

Teenage 'saviour' of Dhaka's Slums

A teenage resident of one of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka’s poorest slums who transformed the area through concern for fellow residents is preparing to leave – as she is now to go to university. Eighteen-year-old Doly Akter’s work in the slum to help improve health and education has been widely praised, even earning her the […]

| June 17th, 2007

My Father is the best; and here is why…

| May 31st, 2007

Enhance Your People Skills

[from our archive] A few months ago I attended this conference that focuses on helping women in their career and personal development. This gave me an opportunity to learn about  many topics including conflict management, negotiation and positive confrontation techniques, presentation skills etc. All these, known as soft skills or people skills, can help one in […]

| May 12th, 2007

My Mother is the best; and here is why…

| May 4th, 2007

Delicious Meal in 30 Minutes:

If you want to try new yet easy to make dishes, look at the following recipe for Arroz Con Pollo – Arroz con pollo is a classic Spanish dish that is fit for the gods. Every Spanish speaking country makes arroz con pollo different. Here is my recipe. 

| April 14th, 2007

Shubho Nobo Borsho


| April 7th, 2007

Tiger's roar again!

…Bangladesh pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the tournament, thrashing South Africa by 67 runs at the Providence Stadium in Guyana. With 251 on the board, Bangladesh’s trio of left-arm spinners thrived on the sluggish surface, one that resembled a sub-continental sandpit during the second half of the match, and pulled off a […]

| April 5th, 2007

* solace: a network for parents

Our recent discussions on Thoughts on Divorce at the blog brought out many poignant issues, and one of them was substance abuse among the younger generation. We wanted to highlight the work of Solace“ an initiative by a parent whose children were diagnosed with substance abuse, now another parent who has joined the network to […]

| April 2nd, 2007

Thoughts on Divorce

Sometimes we get requests from our readers to write about this very delicate issue-˜divorce”. I am sure those who asks are not exactly having the happiest life with their spouses, and that’s why they are asking others (including us) for advice on what could be a clean way to end their marital relationship. In Adhunika, […]


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Adhunika blog is launched with a mission to share knowledge among women from every walk of life. Sometime it would be in the form of sharing experience to find a feasible solution of a problem; sometime it would be in the form of professional consultation, which Adhunika group will arrange for its bloggers. Nevertheless, the intent of this blog always remains the same - to help and empower women through a common web-based platform....read more



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