Rajshahi

January 25, 2023
January 25, 2023

‘Special train’ for Awami League, ‘transport strike’ for BNP

Why should two political parties of the same nation receive polar opposite treatments?

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.

October 26, 2022
October 26, 2022

Top 6 places to visit in Rajshahi city

One of the oldest cities of Bangladesh and seeped in history, Rajshahi is a metropolis known for its unbearable heat during summer, and the abundance of mangoes during the full season. However, Rajshahi can also be a treat for all you travel aficionados out there. The best thing about Rajshahi is that the city itself is calm, and most of the points of interest are in such spots that you can probably fit most of them in a day’s itinerary if you plan your timetable carefully. Here are the top 6 places in Rajshahi city that you should not miss.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

A trip to Darasbari mosque in Chapai Nawabganj

Rajshahi is well known for the various remains of ancient and medieval structures, remnants of a glorious past, dotted all across the region. Darasbari, a beautiful, haunting complex made of red terracotta bricks, is one of those places not often mentioned or even commonly known about except to the locals of the area.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Varendra Museum: A Review of the First Museum of Bangladesh

Museums are interesting points of attractions for travellers who like to know about history. If you are not a history buff, the artifacts draw attention of even the most unimpressed travellers. That being said, if you are visiting Rajshahi, you should drop by and visit the Varendra Museum.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Where the mangoes thrive: Rajshahi to Chapai Nawabganj

Mangoes might feel like just another fruit, but to the people of Rajshahi and its environs, they are a way of life. It is no wonder that the love for mango permeates Bengali culture, as witnessed by literature that is replete with references to magnificent mango trees and the sweet, cool and deep shade under the bountiful boughs, enticing the weary travellers to stop a while. For people like me, enjoying the fruits of nature are an act of devotion.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Finding quality mangoes in Dhaka

Summer in Bangladesh is a special time for anyone who likes fruits, especially for the variety of mangoes, jackfruit and all other local sweet fruit varieties. Starting off in May, fruit markets all over Bangladesh are now flooded with mangoes of various types, qualities, and varieties. If you among the lucky who can access mangoes straight from the hubs like Rajshahi, Chapai Nawabganj, and Satkhira, great! But for the rest of us living away from the mango heaven, here is a simple guide to shop for the delicious king of fruits, particularly in the capital.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

C’nawabganj, Rajshahi both to use Fazli mango GI tag

Chapainawabganj and Rajshahi yesterday secured their names as producing regions of Fazli mango meaning that the northern districts will be able to use its Geographical Indication (GI) tag, which will enable growers to brand the popular mango variety better at home and abroad.

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

Travelling before the end of the year

The year 2021 has been a difficult time for all of us. With a few days left of the year, you deserve a holiday, one to pamper yourself.

September 19, 2020
September 19, 2020

Truck driver beaten to death by mob in Rajshahi for running over two goats

A mob has beaten a truck driver to death in Rajshahi’s Puthia upazila after his truck ran over two goats.