Monday, September 21, 2015

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Bangladesh holds the top position when it comes to cotton imports with 1,361 tons import in 2016-17. Vietnam imported

A freedom fighter and physician dedicated to the cause of humanity

Nationally acknowledged and internationally reputed doctor, social worker, freedom fighter, a very good teacher, an upcoming politician and a

An interview with NoViolet Bulawayo

NoViolet Bulawayo is a Zimbabwean author and Stegner Fellow at Stanford University (2012-14). In 2012 the National Book

"Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers"

The dictionary defines literature as written works, especially those considered of superior or lasting artistic merit. Written works

Television was neither invented overnight nor by one

Television was not invented by a single inventor. Rather it was through the efforts of many people working

A conversasion with Brian Conaghan

Brian Conaghan is a Scottish author, based in Dublin. He was born in 1971. He was raised in

A renowned dramatist of Bengali Renaissance

Dinabandhu Mitra was a famous Bengali dramatist. He was born in 1830 at Chouberia in Nadia, a district

The renowned collector of the medieval Bangla literature

Abdul Karim known as Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad, was a Bengali litterateur, historian of Bangla literature and collector

A tribute to legendary singer Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar is one of the most legendary singers of Indian cinema. He is the man with a

An interview with Keggie Carew

The Costa Biography Award-winning author Keggie Carew has lived in London, West Cork, Barcelona, Texas, and New Zealand.

An exceptionally illuminating persona in modern Bengali literature

Pramathanath Chaudhuri, known as Pramatha Chaudhuri, alias Birbal, was a litterateur, essayist, and one of the architects of

An interview with Alison Moore

Alison Moore is an English writer. Born in Manchester, she lives in Leicestershire. Her first novel, The Lighthouse,

The invention of the Wheelbarrow

It's one of those ideas that seem so self-evident, once you have seen it in action.  Rather than

An evening with Kashful at Diyabari

Autumn is on its verge to bid farewell and we eagerly wait to welcome winter. On such eves,

An interview with Will Self

William Woodard Self is an English novelist, journalist, political commentator and television personality. Self is the author of ten

A timeless transcendentalist

Henry David Thoreau was the pioneer of ecological movement in the United States of America. He was one

The invention of the Seismoscope

There are few feelings more disconcerting than the sensation of the seemingly-solid earth suddenly rolling and pitching beneath

Bike sharing spree in London

How many bike-sharing schemes does London need exactly? Well, at least five if you ask the companies behind

An interview with Patricia Grace

Patricia Grace was born in Wellington in 1937. She was teaching and raising a family when she began

A great poet of Bengali literature

Jatindramohan Bagchi was a Bengali poet and editor. He was born 27 November 1878 at Jamsherpur village in

Nayak Raj Razzak is my idol: Ferdous Ahmed

It doesn't need introductory words for Ferdous Ahmed, who debuts his career through a Basu Chatterjee film, as

The Thugs of India

The Thugs or Thuggees were organized gangs of criminals in India who preyed upon trade caravans and wealthy

A great scholar of Bengal

Dr Muhammad Shahidullah was a Bengali educationist, writer, philologist and linguist. In 2004, BBC Bangla placed him at

A conversation with Chinese poet Duo Duo

Duo Duo is the pen name for Li Shizheng, a Chinese poet born in Beijing in 1951. After being

Implementation of children act is a grave need

Bangladesh is the first signatory and twenty two countries to ratify the United Nations Convention on the right

Who invented WiFi?

Have you ever heard someone say, "do you have WiFi?" Probably quite often and some of you may

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