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The Liberation War of Bangladesh is the most important event in the whole history of her people. Moral,

In the depth of winter wind

Bangladesh is a land of six seasons. Among them, winter is the most appealing and ravishing. It sets

The poet who lies in the heart of Bengal

Ishwar Chandra Gupta (1812-1859) was a prominent Bengali poet and writer of 19th century. He was known as

An interview with Alison Moore

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

A prominent name in Bengali fairy tales and children's literature

Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumder was a celebrated Indian writer in Bengali of fairy tales and children's literature. His major

A short history of the scientific revolution

Tuan NguyenGalileo GalileiAnother contemporary of Kepler's who also bought into the notion of a

An interview with Tom McCarthy

Tom McCarthy grew up in London and has lived in Prague, Berlin and Amsterdam. He has worked as

Gratefulness in making life beautiful

Protiva Rani KarmakerToday's world is a world of astonishment, wonder, challenges as well as success. Nearly

14th December 1971: The holocaust of illuminated figures

Every year 14th December reminds us of the gruesome memories of the genocide by the Pakistan occupation forces

A short history of the scientific revolution

Tuan NguyenHuman history is often framed as a series of episodes, representing sudden bursts of knowledge.

Anoushka Shankar: I still get to interact with my father through the music

Anoushka ShankarAs I child I remember my father asking my maternal grandmother about the origins of

An Interview with Sharif Mustajib

Sharif Mustajib is the founder and Editor-In-Chief of 'International Affairs', an online magazine (Link: http://internationalaffairsbd.com). He is also

What was the sword hunt in Japan?

Kallie SzczepanskiIn 1588, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the second of Japan's three unifiers, issued a decree. Henceforth, farmers

First academic statistician in Bangladesh

Qazi Motahar Hossain was a Bangladeshi author, scientist, statistician, chess player, and journalist. He had an intimate friendship

An evening in conversation with Stephen Kelman

Stephen Kelman is an English novelist, whose debut novel Pigeon English was a shortlisted nominee for the 2011

The history of tattoos

The word tattoo is said to has two major derivations- from the Polynesian word 'ta' which means striking

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

Interviewing Duo Duo, the poet of clouds

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

The history of tattoos

The word tattoo is said to has two major derivations- from the Polynesian word 'ta' which means striking

The linguist with a scientific insight

Suniti Kumar Chatterji was an Indian linguist, educationist and litterateur. He was a recipient of the third highest

An interview with Howard Jacobson

In 2010, Prominent British novelist and journalist Howard Eric Jacobson won The Man Booker Prize, for his novel

The Thugs of India

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

On subverting the things he loves most

Damien

The first novelist to emerge from the Muslim society of Bengal

A prominent journalist and social worker

Khan Sahib Muhammad Afzal is an eminent journalist, writer, social worker and founder president, Noagaon Journalists Association. He

Five words at the auction

Yasir MononSiham ran inside the rail station after paying the CNG fair. He is too late

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