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  • Heritage site in a shambles

    The once impressive structure of Hemnagar Zamindar Bari in Tangail's Gopalpur upazila is falling apart due to lack of proper maintenance.

  • Activists doubt Unesco’s upcoming Sundarbans report

    The National Committee to Protect Sundarbans expresses doubt over the report on the Sundarbans that the Unesco is about to prepare based on their recent visit to the largest mangrove forest.

  • Save Ruplal House (video)

    During a long walk on the Buckland bund along the Buriganga, have you ever noticed an old and decaying yet majestic colonial architecture with a 400 meter long riverfront? If you have, you know what I am talking about- it’s the Ruplal House.


    When part of an age-old heritage site is wrecked, for whatsoever reason, you expect individuals and groups to be up in arms, protesting against the destruction of a symbol that was supposed to have been left untouched by modern trappings and trimmings.