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Mother’s ruin, or medication?

Mother’s ruin, or medication?

Heritage

Fri, Jan 6 2017

Tracing the foundations of gin back to the east

The string of beads

The string of beads

Heritage

Fri, Dec 23 2016

Revelling in history from the smallest of objects

All is confusion

All is confusion

Heritage

Sat, Dec 17 2016

Comilla remains one of the most remarkable cities of Bangladesh

The Greeks wrote about these lands

The Greeks wrote about these lands

Heritage

Sat, Dec 10 2016

Apollonius of Rhodes might have known about Bangladesh

Food for the soul

Food for the soul

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Sat, Dec 3 2016

Bangladesh has a rich variety of local cuisine

Golden rivers

Golden rivers

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Sat, Nov 26 2016

There is gold within them thar hills

Belitung and Bangladesh

Belitung and Bangladesh

Heritage

Sat, Nov 19 2016

Bangladesh and China share a common history of trade

The trader’s city

The trader’s city

Heritage

Sat, Nov 12 2016

For centuries, Rangpur was a vital international trading centre

The bones of heritage

The bones of heritage

Heritage

Sat, Nov 5 2016

Migration dating as far back as 15th century

Sweet enough?

Sweet enough?

Heritage

Sat, Oct 29 2016

Sugar and Bangladesh have a long history

A fluid frontier

A fluid frontier

Heritage

Sat, Oct 22 2016

Kishoreganj was important to the Mughals, and for good reason

Bountiful Barisal

Bountiful Barisal

Heritage

Sat, Oct 15 2016

To see the foundations of the British Empire, see Barisal

The Alexander of Bangladesh

The Alexander of Bangladesh

Heritage

Sat, Oct 8 2016

Sikander’s life mimics that of the great Macedonian emperor in terms of military achievement, culture,...

The undivided Dhaka

The undivided Dhaka

Heritage

Sat, Oct 1 2016

The ‘what ifs’ of history are fascinating

The city of mosques

The city of mosques

Heritage

Sat, Sep 24 2016

Bagerhat is home to about 300 splendid mosques

The thoroughfare of Islam

The thoroughfare of Islam

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Wed, Sep 14 2016

I have often been told that Islam arrived in the lands that are now Bangladesh in the 13th century, under...

The princely city

The princely city

Heritage

Sat, Sep 10 2016

The ancient city of Jessore continues to reveal its wealth

Five empires and a corporation

Five empires and a corporation

Heritage

Sat, Sep 3 2016

It is in these lands that the world’s first multinational was born

The power of Paharpur

The power of Paharpur

Heritage

Sat, Aug 20 2016

Paharpur was one of the largest teaching and learning centres that had ever existed

The advertising man from Manikganj

The advertising man from Manikganj

Heritage

Sat, Aug 13 2016

Though largely forgotten, Hiralal Sen was a trailblazer in the film industry

The zamindar of Laksam

The zamindar of Laksam

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Sat, Aug 6 2016

The Nawab became one of the first advocates in Bengal for the emancipation of women