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.

Govt takes over 300-year-old building in Ctg

The government has decided to take over a 300-year-old building located on Nazu Miah Lane at port city’s Patharghata for preservation due to its archaeological importance.

Reshaping life through Manipuri Dance

Manipuri exponent Warda Rihab is one of the most prominent classical dancers globally. While working towards her dream of becoming a dancer, she came across Sony Chowdhury nearly twelve years ago, who dreamt of becoming a Bharatanatyam dancer, just like she once wanted to.

BIRDS OF A FEATHER

Just before the sunset, a flock of painted storks was spotted on a char of the Padma river in Rajshahi. Experts said the winter visitor -- a colourful bird with an enormous bill, very long legs and of various shades of pink and red -- has arrived early this year. The photo was taken recently.

Bhitargarh: destroyed before discovery

There was a king named Prithu Raja in northern Bangladesh in the 13th century. He had a fort city in Panchagarh called Bhitargarh, and he may or may not have died by committing suicide in a lake.

Bijoya Dashami today

The five-day Durga Puja, the greatest of all Hindu festivals, will come to an end with solemn immersion of the Goddess Durga in the capital and elsewhere in the country.

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

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.

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

Govt takes over 300-year-old building in Ctg

The government has decided to take over a 300-year-old building located on Nazu Miah Lane at port city’s Patharghata for preservation due to its archaeological importance.

July 3, 2021
July 3, 2021

Reshaping life through Manipuri Dance

Manipuri exponent Warda Rihab is one of the most prominent classical dancers globally. While working towards her dream of becoming a dancer, she came across Sony Chowdhury nearly twelve years ago, who dreamt of becoming a Bharatanatyam dancer, just like she once wanted to.

April 3, 2020
April 3, 2020

Nature Quest: NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Bulbous nests fashioned and clumped onto trees by weaverbirds used to be a part of the rural landscape not so long ago.

March 6, 2020
March 6, 2020

SPECTACULAR STILTS

A pair of black-winged stilts foraging for insects in Charal Beel area of Chapainawabganj’s Gomostapur upazila. These migratory birds, known for their

February 28, 2020
February 28, 2020

GRACEFUL IN FLIGHT

Seagulls chasing vessels carrying tourists on way to the Saint Martin’s Island from Teknaf is a feast for the eyes of the visitors.

February 7, 2020
February 7, 2020

Nature quest: ETERNAL PURPLE PATCH

A male purple sunbird perches on a tree near Government Azizul Haque College in Bogura town recently. Their vibrant, almost electric

January 17, 2020
January 17, 2020

THE TURQUOISE TWITTER

A verditer flycatcher rests on a twig in Donoil village in Naogaon’s Badalgachhi upazila. This species, found in different areas from the Himalayas

January 3, 2020
January 3, 2020

OF RINGS AND WINGS

A little ringed plover, a common sight during the winter, in Chapainawabganj’s Namorajarampur. For some, it appears bespectacled, while it reminds others of old-timey bandits.

December 27, 2019
December 27, 2019

A WINTER TREAT

As winter tightens its grip on the country, gulls swarm near the bank of the Karnaphuli river from the Bay looking for food.