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Jama Masjid Tonk, a great example of the great Mughal architectural style

NE Feature Desk Jama Masjid is one of the biggest mosques in India and is constructed in ancient Mughal architectural style. The initial construction work of the mosque started in 1246 by the first Nawab of Tonk, Amir Khan. It was finally completed between 1297 and 1298 by his son, Nawab Wzirudhoula. There are four […]

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A mujahid to remember: Umar Mukhtar, “The Lion of Libyan Desert‬”

NE Feature Desk Libya’s iconic resistance leader Omar Mukhtar (1862-1931), who spent the last 20 years of his life fighting the fascist Italian occupation of his country, will forever be remembered as the world-renowned “Desert Lion.” Mukhtar was killed 91 years ago — on Sept. 16, 1931 — by Italian occupiers, but he remains a […]

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3,000-Year-Old Lost Golden City Is Discovered in ‘Good Condition’ in Egypt

NE World Desk Archeologists have made an exciting new discovery in Egypt, uncovering a lost 3,000-year-old city. On Thursday, Egyptologist Zahi Hawass announced that the “Lost Golden City” — which was still active during the reign of King Tutankhamun — had been found in Luxor. “Many foreign missions searched for this city and never found […]

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“Miss unsinkable”, the woman who Survived the Titanic, Britannic, and Olympic Disasters

NE Feature Desk Born in 1887, Violet Constance Jessop was to become a triple survivor of the Olympic-class shipwrecks, earning her the title of the Unsinkable Woman. Violet Constance Jessop was a 24 year old stewardess onboard Titanic. Her career at sea started in 1908 aboard Royal Mail carriers but in 1910 she joined the […]

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Bandar Shahi Mosque, a spiritual Mughal Monuments

NE Feature Correspondent Bandar Shahi Mosque is situated in the Bandar Municipal area. It was built in 1482 AD (886 AH) by Malik Al-Muazzam Baba Saleh, a high official under Sultan Jalaluddin Fateh Shah. It is a square building measuring 6.20 meter a side in the interior and 9.70 meter in the exterior. It has […]

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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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Born in war, Bangladesh marks 50 years of independence

NE Bangladesh Desk Shafiqul Islam was studying business at Dhaka College in 1971 when a bloody and brutal war for independence ravaged Bangladesh. After undergoing guerrilla training in India, he returned to fight against Pakistani soldiers. “It was a time of total destruction,” he said. “Our bridges and roads were destroyed, our women were raped, […]

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Weekly Special: Hazi Makhan Biryani, “A 70-Year-Old briyani house in Old Dhaka”

NE Feature Correspondent Biriyani has been a dominating cuisine particularly in Dhaka for a long time. Introduced by the Mughal rulers, Biriyani, originally a Persian cuisine. Biryani is alwyas a favourite menu of food lovers and when it is within the price range of the food lovers, then there is no question. In terms of […]

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Ekushey Book Fair set to begin Thursday despite Covid concerns

NE Bangladesh Desk After the postponement during its traditional month of February, the Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2021 finally begins on Thursday at the Bangla Academy premises and the adjacent venue at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital. Bangla Academy disclosed the details of the fair at a press conference at its AKSB Auditorium on Tuesday. According […]