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Satyendranath Dutta

Satyendranath Dutta is a Bengali poet, is considered the wizard of rhymes. Satyendranath Dutta was an expert in many

An interview with Adam Zagajewski

Adam Zagajewski (born: 21 June 1945) is a Polish poet, novelist, translator and essayist. He was awarded the

The Origins of the Term, 'Horsepower

Robert LongleyToday, it has become common knowledge that the term "horsepower" refers to the power of

The poet of the Muslim renaissance

Farrukh Ahmad was a poet and writer of Bangladesh. He is commonly known as the 'Poet of the Muslim

A conversation with Hilton Als

Hilton Als (born 1960) is an American writer and theater critic. He is an associate professor of writing

A poet of solitary struggle and human dignity

Bishnu Dey was a prominent Bengali poet, prose writer, translator, academic and art critic in the era of modernism,

A conversation with Marina Carr

Interview by Paul EberwineQuestion: To start off, do you consider your works tragedies? What meaning do you

Reflection of our independence

Kingshuk ParthaThe Independence Day of Bangladesh is on 26 March. It is for the country's declaration

The first biophysicist proved plants have life

Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose popularly called as J.C. Bose was an Indian physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist, and also author

His poetry engaged and enraged readers

Interview by Katrina vanden HuevelQ: How is Mikhail Gorbachev changing Soviet society?

The invention of Chess

Picture a chess grand master in your mind.  Was your mental image of a skinny guy or girl 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 of

An interview with Brian Turner

Sonnet Mondal: Brian, you belong to a family of army men who have served in almost all the major

Who were the Tangut?

The Tangut people were an important ethnic group in northwestern China during the seventh through eleventh centuries CE. Likely

Safer ride for women with Uber

Uber authority provides their service over 700 cities worldwide. In Bangladesh, Uber is one of the most popular companies

Ruben Östlund: Director of the newly-crowned Palme D'Or winner, 'The Square'

Joe Utichi: Like Force Majeure, The Square seems to be a film interested in the disconnect between what we

Who invented WiFi?

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

Saving a penny may cost you many

Remember those days when we had to wait hours in queue to take a bus or hire a CNG

An interview with Guillermo del Toro

Joe Utichi: Tell me about the moment when your name-your film-gets read out on the Oscar stage.Guillermo del Toro

Talking to teenagers on online safety

Online safety is an important conversation that you can share with your teenaged kids, where both parents and teenagers

Which area is for you in Chattogram?

Chattogram, the second-largest city of Bangladesh, has immense potential in the real estate sector due to the availability of

A conversation with Brian Conaghan

Question: Hello Brian, thank you for agreeing to this interview. It is an honor for me. Please, tell

What is Taj Mahal?

The Taj Mahal is a beautiful white marble mausoleum in the city of Agra, India. It is widely considered

The poet of the Muslim renaissance

Farrukh Ahmad was a poet and writer of Bangladesh. He is commonly known as the 'Poet of the Muslim

A conversation with Hilton Als

You've spent a big part of 2017 thinking and writing about the work of Alice Neel, as well as

Who invented Bluetooth?

If you own a smartphone, tablet, laptop, speakers or any of the array of electronic devices on the market

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