Rafiqul Islam

Jamdani must be consolidated as Bangladeshi

Jamdani, one of the finest Muslin textiles, has been loved by Bengali women for centuries for the beautiful sarees it makes. Historically, it belongs to Dhaka, but not yet legally.

Md Abdul Quayyum

Overcoming the barriers

How women the world over are fighting climate change   A World Bank report says 1.2 billion poor people in the world, living on less than $1 per day and

Alamgir Khan

Weaving bamboo baskets

Bamboo, a plant in the grass family, is very useful to mankind. It is used all over the world as food, writing surface, construction material for houses, for making household

Tulip Chowdhury

My summer guests

Spring and summer are times for nature’s lush displays in Pioneer Valley, Massachusetts. Spring opens her doors with bursts of greens on bare trees and starts adding the colours. By

Mahmudul Hasan Hemal

R.K. Narayan’s “The Guide” Where comedy brings sadness

“A part of my mind went on saying ‘No, no it is not right. Marco is her husband, remember. It is not to be thought of’. But it was impossible


Dr Syed Saad Andaleeb new Vice Chancellor of Brac University

Dr Syed Saad Andaleeb has been appointed as the new vice chancellor of Brac University.   Before joining Brac University,

Saris, Journals, and a Video Triptych: Art to inspire social change

An innovative multi-disciplinary art installation HER WORDS: STORYTELLING WITH SARIS, created by Monica Jahan Bose in collaboration with women from

In thrall to Lawachara

Lawachara National Park is a major national park and nature reserve in Bangladesh,  covering approximately 12.5 km2 of semi-evergreen forests

Nancy’s third solo to be released in Eid

“Dushto Chhele” – the third solo music album of singer Nancy – will be released in the Eid-ul-Azha. The album

Humayun Ahmed remembered

Writer-filmmaker Humayun Ahmed was remembered by his fans, friends and family members on his second death anniversary on July 19.

BURIGANGA – the dying heart of Dhaka

The Buriganga is the main connection from the capital to other parts of Bangladesh. When the Mughals made Dhaka their

Remembering legendary painter Aminul Islam

Aminul Islam was one of the senior most and acclaimed painters in our country. He made a vast contribution by

Abdullah Al Mamun remembered

Abdullah Al Mamun, a prominent playwright, actor and filmmaker of the country, was remembered on his 72nd birth anniversary on

Shores of Tear

Edited by Philip Gain, English, PBK 134 pages, 2013, Price: TK. 200, Published by Society for Environment and Human Development

Bangladesh: Land, Forest and Forest People

Edited by Philip Gain, English, PBK 284 pages (third edition) 2013, Price: Tk.300, Published by Society for Environment and Human

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