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  • Paschimbhag Copperplate: History engraved

    Engraved on the copperplate “Chandrapurasasana” (royal charter relating to Chandrapur), are inscription of King Srichandra (also referred as Srichandradeva) -- the second ruler of south-eastern Bengal’s Chandra dynasty -- which refers to millennium-old ancient mathas (monasteries or cloisters) in Srihatta (in present day Sylhet division), where students used to come for higher learning from scholars.
  • Arabinda Das Gupta’s virtual art exhibition underway

    Plabone Shwapan Buni (Sowing dreams in cataclysm), the fourth solo exhibition of painter Arabinda Das Gupta, inaugurated virtually on Tuesday.
  • In search of a millenium-old higher-learning centre

    Ancient Bengal was a land of knowledge where institutional education flourished through vihara (monastery), mahavihara (monastic complex of viharas) and matha (cloister, institute or college).
  • In search of a millennium-old higher-learning centre

    Ancient Bengal was a land of knowledge where institutional education flourished through vihara (monastery), mahavihara (monastic complex of viharas) and matha (cloister, institute or college). Thousand-year-old heritages like Nalanda, Shalban, Somapura, Vikramshila, Jagaddala and many others stand tall as a testament to our glorious past.
  • No end to Sylhet city’s flash flooding problem

    Sylhet city, situated on the bank of Surma river, has been facing severe instances of waterlogging and flash floods for a long time, although such incidents in the hilly region were alien even some two decades ago.
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