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An Artist & a Humanitarian
Indian Express

An Artist & a Humanitarian

The sketch The Last Family of Telirbaugh, Bikrampur. In 1943, Bengal was hit by what was perhaps the most devastating man-made calamity in history — the Great Bengal Famine. Back then, Chittaprosad, a fairly well-known artist, set out for the ... Indian Express, 2 months ago

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Indian Express, 2 months ago

Idol makers of Kumartuli

The narrow lanes of Kumartuli are where Kolkata’s favourite goddess is born each year. Ranjita Biswas revisits the abode of artists who make Durga Puja, the city’s biggest festival, possible... The monsoon rain is still in form but ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago

Fake RAB man arrested in Barisal

Police have arrested a fake member of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Mia Barir Pool area at Aicha village of Shayestabad in Barisal city. The accused was identified as Monir Hossain, 26, son of Shamsul Huq, hailed from Bikrampur of Munshiganj ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 week ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Bayya jao re, okul doriyar majhe

Photo: Shahrear Kabir Heemel The boatman unties the rope from the 'ghat'. He takes the oar and pushes onto the ground with it, pushing the boat away from the shore. We are set for sail. Villages in Bikrampur are connected by an intricate ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star2 weeks ago

11 Bangladeshi boys freed from juvenile home

In a show of goodwill, the BSFon Tuesdayfreed 11 Bangladeshi boys aged between nine and 17 and handed them over to their families through the Border Guard of Bangladesh at the Hili border. Some of them had crossed the border in search of a job, ...
 The Echo Of India3 weeks ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

The world of a scientist

Abyakta Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Shuddhashar JAGADISH Chandra Bose was born in Mymensingh and studied in Faridpur. Bikrampur, today's Munshiganj, is his parental home. He left for Calcutta in his childhood, later studied physics at ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star3 weeks ago
Dhaka Tribune

The real gainers in Eid economy

Composition of the Eid economy shifts marginally over time. The food sector is far believed to be the biggest gainer, chased by clothing, while all other products and services together make up small portion of the seasonal surge in sales. ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 month ago

Art as rebellion: a Chittaprosad retrospective

The year was 1943 and over three million lives had been lost in what is one of the greatest man-made disasters to strike India the Bengal famine. It affected the vast area that includes present-day West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha and Bangladesh. ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

The legend behind Goalondo Steamer Chicken

The chicken cooked on the Goalondo steamer has gone down in Bengali folklore. Those who have travelled this route still swear by the taste. But can it be recreated? It all started with celebrated author and scholar Syed Mujtaba Ali, perhaps the ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Boatman, Don't Know Your Name

The Goalando Steamer Pop-up Next: July 27, Taaam Bar & Fine Dining, Calcutta At 3.30 am, we were in Porto Alegre, chasing our somnolent goals. Next afternoon, we're beamed across timespace to another kind of port, with the vanishing flavours of ...
 Outlook India2 months ago
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