Somewhere, deep under the mud and alluvial deposits of these deltaic lands, there is, surely, archaeologically recoverable evidence of such early places for Islamic worshipThe controversy that swirls around the site of what may well be a 7th century mosque near Lalmonirhat in Rangpur avoids a much more interesting question.READ MORE
The fine judgement required to safely operate personal watercrafts requires constant vigilance on the location of people in the water ahead, but this is often ignored
According to recently published figures from the US, injuries and fatalities in personal watercraft (PWC) accidents worldwide exceed 130,000 a year.
A US Govt report into the increasing casualty rate remarks that most accidents “are associated with rental operators,” and involve factors such as excess speed, inattention, reckless operation and safety violations often exacerbated by underage and undertrained operators.READ MORE
The season attracted a rich diversity of travellers and merchants from across the known world, boosting trade and exchange of ideas in ancient Asia
The seasonal arrival of the southwest Monsoon rains frequently brings misery to the denizens of the great cities of Chittagong and Dhaka.
Even the beaches of Cox Bazar offer little respite providing not the prospect of pleasure, but a deserted aspect for room trapped visitors, and empty pockets for local traders. Traffic may clog the roads, but developers have clogged the drainage systems and so water rules the streets, as it has for millen-nia.READ MORE
Bangladesh has influenced the heritage and cultural traditions of Europe much more than it gets credit for
In Britain, the phrase “going for an Indian” would not conjure up visions of some kind of racial attack. Rather, it would describe what has become Britain’s favourite eating out activity.
The trouble is of course, that it is a fundamentally incorrect description of the intended activity since over 75% of the restaurants described are in fact owned, operated and where possible, staffed by Bangladeshis.READ MORE