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How are the historical installations of Bangladesh?

NE Feature Correspondent There are several historical sites scattered in old Dhaka but there is no government initiative to preserve these, no attempt to free them from the hands of influential people. Ruplal House is one of the historic structures on the north bank of the river Buriganga in Farashganj, Old Dhaka. It is difficult […]

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Bangladesh at 50: A nation created in violence and still bearing scars of a troubled birth

NE Feature Desk March 26 marks 50 years since the start of Bangladesh’s liberation war, a bloody nine-month campaign that culminated in the nation’s independence on Dec. 16, 1971. It was a violent birth, with some of its roots in the 1947 partition of India – when Pakistan was created as a separate nation. As […]