public library

For the love of books

To build an ideal society, it takes ideal citizens. So says Rafiqul Islam, a councillor at Shibalaya Model Union in Manikganj who has

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.

April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018

For the love of books

To build an ideal society, it takes ideal citizens. So says Rafiqul Islam, a councillor at Shibalaya Model Union in Manikganj who has

February 5, 2018
February 5, 2018

Public library culture fading

The undivided Bengal had a rich history of library culture which emerged as a movement in the 19th century. Many more libraries were

November 22, 2017
November 22, 2017

House of knowledge

A few years ago when Jamal Hossain, from Tiparbazar village in Lalmonirhat's Aditmari upazila, was a student of class 10, he wanted to enter a literature competition. He hoped to recite a Nirmalendu Goon poem for Brac's Taray Taray Deepshika programme in Dhaka.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

TIB for probe into medical question leak as protests continue

Anti-graft watchdog Transparency International voices support for protestors and urged for a neutral probe in the recently-held medical admission tests.