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  • The Song of the Sea

    One day, during the gruesome Calcutta riot (1946), a curious boy escaped the strict surveillance of his phupu (paternal aunt), Salema Khatun.
  • Will Northbrook Hall fade away into history?

    A hallmark of colonial-era architecture is struggling for survival in a corner of Dhaka, where a rich collection at a 137-year-old library is withering away into dust.
  • Raghu Rai

    Raghu Rai: The Man Behind the Lens

    Indian photojournalist and member of the prestigious Magnum Photos, Raghu Rai, is better-known to Bangladeshis for the photos he took during our Liberation War in 1971.
  • Nimtoli Deuri becomes heritage museum in Dhaka

    Nimtoli Deuri becomes heritage museum

    Nimtoli Deuri, a historic establishment in Dhaka built around 1765, has been turned into a heritage museum after restoration.
  • Tajuddin Ahmad's 93rd Birth Anniversary

    A leader ahead of his time

    Tajuddin came much before his time and we are not yet ready to understand him properly.” Professor Sardar Fazlul Karim's famous words aptly describe the key architect of Bangladesh's Liberation War. In the physical absence of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Tajuddin Ahmad was the key actor, who led the war with remarkable diplomacy to achieve freedom from the Pakistani colonial occupation.
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