Mangal Shobhajatra preparations underway

The preparations for the colourful and vibrant procession of Mangal Shobhajatra, a significant part of the Pahela Baishakh celebrations, have started at the Fine Arts Faculty of Dhaka University.

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Art & Design

Art & Design

Panihar Public Library: A heritage in ruins

A library containing more than 7702 periodicals, encyclopedias and books on literature, religion, poetry, science and economics—all wasting away from neglect.

Cover Story / Experiencing architecture around us

Architecture exists all around us, effecting our daily lives.

Shahidul Alam, Munem Wasif, Tanzim Wahab appointed curators of Bienniale für aktuelle Fotografie 2024

Renowned photographers Shahidul Alam, Munem Wasif, and Tanzim Wahab have been named curators of the Bienniale für aktuelle Fotografie 2024.

Culture Multimedia

Culture Multimedia

Baha Parab: The flower festival of Santals

In Gobindaganj of Gaibandha, the Santals celebrated the flower festival or Baha Parab by dancing and singing. The women, men and girls of Santal Palli in Gaibandha welcomed spring by wearing newly-blossomed flowers on their heads

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‘Monstrous fancies, misshapen dreams’: My ambivalence with ‘Dorian Gray’

“How tragic it would be if you were wasted”, made me smile in a melancholic way. I know moments when “unnecessary things are our only necessities”. And I’ve not been hesitant to give “rebellion its fascination” and “disobedience its charm.”

Book Excerpt / A memoir that helps understand development

Perhaps the most important contribution of the book lies in providing intimate insights into how NGOs work in Bangladesh.

Ghazala Wahab to speak at ULAB Lit Salon on Tuesday

Also a journalist, Wahab will speak about her nonfiction, Born A Muslim, a book that talks about the increasing political irrelevance of Muslims in India and the importance of feminist interpretations of the Quran, besides highlighting other relevant socio political issues.