Well, the Gregorian (western calendar that we all follow) started the year Jesus Christ died, the Islamic calendar marks the Prophet (SM)’...

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Why is there such a dearth in public philanthropy in the arts? I am not saying that the rich of Bangladesh are parsimonious scrooges in the ...

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I was reading somewhere that by 2050, our population will be 250 million. Indeed it is a huge number to deal with. At least, I certainly do ...

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Once all roads led to Rome in that mighty empire of the same name. Now that empire has shrunk, and the roads have devolved in other destinat...

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I recently took the train from Chittagong to Dhaka. I must admit that I was pleasantly surprised by the experience. The train left the port ...

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A couple of days before Eid-ul-fitr, we were gently reminded that the solid earth beneath our feet is not that solid after all. A relatively...

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