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 or Maharaja, who ruled parts of the Indian Subcontinent. A lot of relics from his time that have survived the ravages of time are named after him, such as Maharajar Bhita, Maharajar Kacharighar and the famous Maharajar Dighi. From what can be found about him in the history, Prithu Raja…Continue
This story has been published at Morning Tea, a weekly magazine of The Daily Sun, as its cover story under the title No Stone Unturned on 1st June, 2012.
Jalil Uddin, resident at Darjipara under Tetulia upazila in the district of Panchagarh, has been quite worried since the balcony of his house collapsed a few months ago. At first, he thought something was wrong with his house. Later, however, he came to know that it was because of…
“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 poet of Bangla literature, wrote those lines in his poem Jedin Saria Jabo, in which he…Continue
Young generation opine on 41 years journey of Bangladesh.
The word ‘Independence’ carried a lot more weight than usual to the people of former East Pakistan when the nation proclaimed sovereignty and Bangladesh was born on 26 March 1971. Demanding to be free from the oppression imposed by West Pakistan (now Pakistan), Bangalees dove into a war against political, social and economical desiccation to claim their rights. Millions of people willingly…Continue