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(Watch) A village unlike any other
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(Watch) A village unlike any other

20 kilometers away from Dhaka, Zinda is unlike any other village. A place where people themselves built a school, a five-story library, community clinic, five lakes, a field, a mosque with an Eidgah, restaurants, and dormitories. They’ve also cultivated around 25,000 plants of about 250 different species.

  • Fire destroys 200 shanties at Rupnagar slum

    Around 200 shanties have been damaged as a blaze swept through a slum in Dhaka’s Rupnagar area, police have said.

  • Cashing in on cricket mania

    Abdul Latif Bepary, who passed away in 2012, was said to be the country’s first carpenter to produce cricket bats.

  • Century-old British cemetery

    Century-old British cemetery in Moulvibazar

    'In Loving Memory of My Husband', wrote British citizen JCG on one of the five nameless gravestones at the Dunstone Cemetery, located 16 kilometers from Sreemangal, Moulvibazar.

  • 'Am I a thief? Why should I be ashamed?'

    A lot of speculations have been going around regarding Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s captaincy and his place in the team, especially since he led Bangladesh to an eighth place finish in the World Cup last year. However, while Mashrafe is open to criticism regarding his poor performance, he did not want any questions to be raised regarding his self-respect.

  • ‘Freedom of assembly is my right. Society needs to give it to me.’

    The first female National Professor and Ekushey Padak awardee Dr Sufia Ahmed has had a long, illustrious career in academia and beyond.

  • Tony Dias

    Tales Of Friendship

    Rafi Hossain: Welcome to Uncensored with Rafi Hossain. Today, we are joined by Tony Dias. Even though you came to Bangladesh for such a short period, you still made time for us. Thank you for that, Tony. What made you come visit Bangladesh?