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Tiger Nazir's efforts to promote Bengali culture 

Tiger Nazir's efforts to promote Bengali culture 

If you go to the front of the public library in Shahbagh of the capital, you will see various posters hanging on the wall on the footpath. You will see an artist who is concentrating on drawing a picture. He is Nazir Hussain --Bagh Mama or Tiger Nazir.  Nazir Hossain got the title of 'Bagh Ma


Pocket-friendly dating ideas in Dhaka

Pocket-friendly dating ideas in Dhaka

Forget the fancy restaurants and expensive outings; love doesn't need a hefty price tag. In Dhaka, a city of rich history and vibrant culture, romance can blossom amidst parks, museums, and even a simple stroll along Buriganga. So, ditch the notion that dating requires breaking the bank and explore

A voluntary community engagement in greening Gulshan Lakeside

A voluntary community engagement in greening Gulshan Lakeside

In the upscale neighbourhood of Road 55 in Gulshan-2, a remarkable initiative is reshaping the landscape along the edges of Gulshan Lake. In 2020, a veteran photojournalist, Mahmud Rahman, began the '55 Kodomtola: Greening the Gulshan Lakeside' project, demonstrating dedication and environmental re

Money sold in kilograms at a unique market in Somaliland

Money sold in kilograms at a unique market in Somaliland

In Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland, a peculiar market scene unfolds daily, challenging stereotypical commercial transactions. Picture this: shoppers sitting in orderly rows, not to barter for produce or goods, but to engage in the unexpected trade of money itself. This is not a fantasy but a re

When history takes a photographic twist

When history takes a photographic twist

Photographs are not just still moments; they are powerful tools that can capture and alter history in its purest form. They can inspire people, ignite revolutions, and shape public opinion in ways that words alone cannot. Certain photographs have transcended their frames to become pivotal turning p

Chortles, chaos, or maybe Just a book fair

Chortles, chaos, or maybe Just a book fair

Innumerable numbers of beautifully crafted book stalls one after another, colourful covers and crisp pages, freshly published books, people posing and flashing smartphones in hand, we present to you Deshi youth's new favourite place for a photo session!  Being a subject of popular discussion

Negative impacts of 4G frequency studied by BAU researchers

Negative impacts of 4G frequency studied by BAU researchers

A group of researchers from Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) has studied the effect of 4G frequency on animals. Teachers from the Department of Anatomy and Histology, Prof. Muhammad Rafiqul Islam and assistant professor Dr Imam Hasan, used 4G frequency on mice to see the effect of 4G frequ

Did you know there is a tree that flowers underground?

Did you know there is a tree that flowers underground?

In the depths of the lush jungles of western Borneo, amidst the verdant foliage and vibrant life, lies a botanical secret shrouded beneath the forest floor. In the heart of this biodiversity hotspot is the enigmatic Pinanga subterranea, a rare palm tree whose existence has long eluded the scientifi

Jujube farmer's success story in Bagerhat

Jujube farmer's success story in Bagerhat

In Bishkhali village in Kachua upazila of Bagerhat, a green haven thrives under the care of agro-entrepreneur Sujon Goldar. What began as a mere hobby in 2021 has now transformed into a thriving agro garden boasting 1600 trees of Bharat Sundari, Bal Sundari, and Kashmiri Apple jujube or boroi&

Rare Star Wars Jawa figure found in loft sells for £19500

Rare Star Wars Jawa figure found in loft sells for £19500

An "exceptionally rare" Star Wars figure found in a loft has outstripped its estimate after attracting worldwide interest at auction. The Jawa character, complete with vinyl cape, is considered the "holy grail" of 1970s Star Wars figures, according to auctioneer Jonathan Torode. It was snapped up

Pearl farming in Bangladesh

Pearl farming in Bangladesh

Naturally, pearls are produced due to the defence mechanism of certain species, like oysters and molluscs. Whenever foreign particles such as sand or parasites enter their body, the fleshy part secretes a liquid called 'nacre,' creating a pearl-like substance. Over time, more layers are created aro

Can the earth's mineral reserves run out?

Can the earth's mineral reserves run out?

The earth's crust is a treasure trove of minerals that form the backbone of our industries, technologies, and daily lives. From iron and copper to rare earth elements like terbium and neodymium, minerals play a pivotal role in manufacturing and innovation.  However, what if one day run out of

BRRI scientists discover two novel rice varieties

BRRI scientists discover two novel rice varieties

Bangladeshi scientists at the Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) in Gazipur have introduced two revolutionary high-protein rice varieties. This innovation was announced at the 111th meeting of the National Seed Board on January 9, where the new varieties were named 'BRRI Dhan 107' and 'BRRI