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Sunday, June 24, 2018

A renowned author in Bengali literature

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Syed Waliullah was a Bangladeshi novelist, short-story writer and playwright. He was notable for his debut novel Lalsalu . In recognition of his achievements, Waliullah received several awards
A renowned author in Bengali literature

An interview with Brian Turner

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Brian Turner is an American poet, essayist, and professor. He won the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award for his debut collection, Here, Bullet (Alice James Books) the first of
An interview with Brian Turner

Invention and history of vacuum cleaners

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Mary BellisBy definition, a vacuum cleaner (also called a vacuum or hoover or a sweeper) is a device that uses an air pump to create a
 Invention and history of vacuum cleaners

A poet of simple and typical rural life

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Bande Ali Mia was a Bangladeshi poet, novelist, playwright and writer of Children's Literature. He authored a total of 84 books, most of which feature a rural setting.
A poet of simple and typical rural life

A conversation with Gisela Heffes

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Gisela Heffes, originally from Argentina, is a writer and professor of Latin American literature at Rice University (Houston), where she also teaches creative writing in Spanish.  She has
A conversation with Gisela Heffes

The history of gravity

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Andrew Zimmerman JonesOne of the most pervasive behaviors that we experience, it's no wonder that even the earliest scientists tried to understand why objects fall toward
     The history of  gravity

An encounter with 'Poet of Camera'

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Nasir Ali Mamun, known to be "The Poet of Camera", is the pioneer of portrait photography in Bangladesh. Born in 1953 in old Dhaka, he captured images of many
An encounter with 'Poet of Camera'

A prominent name in Bengali fairy tales and children's literature

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Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumder was a celebrated Indian writer in Bengali of fairy tales and children's literature. His major contribution to Bengali literature was the collection and compilation of
A prominent name in Bengali fairy tales and children's literature

Who invented Karaoke?

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For those looking for a good time, karaoke is right up there with other popular pastimes such as bowling, billiards and dancing. Yet it was only as recently
 Who invented  Karaoke?

An extraordinary poet, lyricist and singer

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Rajanikanta Sen was a Bengali poet and composer, known for his devotional (bhakti) compositions, as well as his patriotic songs.  Sen was born on 26 July 1865 in
An extraordinary poet, lyricist and singer

An interview with Svetlana Alexievich

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Svetlana Alexandrovna Alexievich (born: 31 May 1948) is a Belarusian investigative journalist and non-fiction prose writer who writes in Russian. She was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature
An interview with Svetlana Alexievich

Trace the earliest history of astronomy

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Astronomy is humanity's oldest science. People have been looking up, trying to explain what they see up there probably since the first cave people existed. The earliest astronomers
 Trace the earliest  history of astronomy

Eighth anniversary of IGCC with a mesmerizing evening

| By and Sajib Chandra Mondol
The Indian Cultural Center in Dhaka was formally inaugurated at a ceremony on 11th March 2010 by Dr. Karan Singh, President of ICCR, and Mr. Abul Kalam Azad, Minister
Eighth anniversary of IGCC with a mesmerizing evening

The girl with expected lifetime of 13 years!

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Taqlima Jahan Nitu, a 10.5 years old girl is suffering from Progeria, a rare genetic condition. She was born on the 10 September, 2007 in Habiganj, Bangl-adesh. Her father
The girl with expected lifetime of 13 years!

The origins of the term 'Horsepower'

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Today, it has become common knowledge that the term "horsepower" refers to the power of an engine. We have come to assume that a car with a 400-horsepower engine
The origins of the term 'Horsepower'

The magician of metrics in Bengali literature

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Satyendranath Dutta is a Bengali poet, is considered the wizard of rhymes. Satyendranath Dutta was an expert in many disciplines of intellectual enquiry including medieval Indian history, culture, and
The magician of metrics in Bengali literature

The history of the zipper

| By and Mary Bellis
It was a long way up for the humble zipper, the mechanical wonder that has kept  our lives "together" in many ways. The zipper has passed through the hands
The history of the zipper

An interview with Adam Zagajewski

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Adam Zagajewski (born: 21 June 1945) is a Polish poet, novelist, translator and essayist. He was awarded the 2004 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize
An interview with Adam Zagajewski

An interview with Carol Birch

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Question: Where did the inspiration for Orphans of the Carnival come from?Answer: It sprung from Julia Pastrana-I saw her image once a long time ago and it stayed with
An interview with Carol Birch

Global campaign on education rights of disable children

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With the theme'All Children Are Welcome to School, Including Children with Disability`,eight thousand students, with disabilities and without disabilities, of 29 schools in Bangladesh, rang the bell at a
Global campaign on education rights of disable children

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