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Parag is Back

The kidnapping of Parag, his return and the mystery surronding the ransom. It was around 7 am on 11 November. The place was Shuvadda area under South Keraniganj Thana. Like … Continue reading

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November 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

A Threatened Profession

The report on the increasing hazards of journalism in Bangladesh was published at Morning Tea, the weekend magazine of The Daily Sun. On 11 February this year, people all over … Continue reading

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July 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

A City Hidden in Darkness

The hidden city of Bhitargarh discovered in Panchagarh and the threat that looms over this historical site. There used to be a king named Prithu, commonly known as Prithu Raja … Continue reading

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June 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Stone Mining

This story about the yin and yang of stone mining from cultivable lands in Panchagarah district, the extreme northwest of Bangladesh, has been published at Morning Tea, a weekly magazine … Continue reading

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June 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jatra: A Legacy Threatened

“Jibon je katiachhey Banglay, charidike Bangalir bhir Bohudin kirton bhasan gaan rupkatha jatra panchalir Norom nibir chhandey jara aajo sraboner jibon gongay, Amare diechhey tripti…” Jibanananda Das, the esteemed modern … Continue reading

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April 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Invisible Water Alarm

The scarcity of clean and drinking water in the capital is a hot topic in both the print and electronic media ahead of summer every year. However, such extensive discussions … Continue reading

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March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Third gender, a non-mainstream community

A community in the shadows What is usually the first image that comes to our mind about the Hijras? It is almost sure that it is about people with confused … Continue reading

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March 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

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