HERITAGE GLORIES

Then it was a crumbling mansion gradually losing its architectural beauty. That was almost 55 years back. 'Biswambhar Ray', lead a lonely life there with the decaying surroundings of the…
Bengal has its own treasure for art and culture. Since centuries, its weaving industry is an object to make feel proud for the Bengalees. Nawab Murshidkuli Khan, the Nawab of…
The lanes, alleys and local playgrounds of the suburbs; the temple courtyards of the villages are full of curious gazers. The crowd gathers to observe the performers who would showcase…
You have probably heard the saying ‘Old is gold’. Exploring in the ancient city can always take you to the old golden times. If you have adopted a taste for…
Somapura Mahavihara is one of the most renowned archaeological sites of Bangladesh. UNESCO declared this place as a World Heritage Site in 1985. Somapura Mahavihara is a place of great…
Now-a-days bird watching has become an exhilarating activity during winter in Bangladesh. Jahangirnagar University (JU) at Savar in Bangladesh is one of the best places for watching migratory birds. At…
This is just the beginning, the build up to the Durga Puja in Kolkata. Every year, for for months throughout the rainy season, artists, workers and families prepare for the…
As time passes the glories keep disappearng in sands of time, only for their traces to stand as a tribute reflecting the essence of the past. As one such instances,…
Even after 70 years, the British left the country, reconnecting with Bengal’s colonial architectural heritage is appealing. West Bengal houses some of the most amazing, sophisticated architectural pieces that were…
It was the year 1835. The British rulers, of colonised India, took a quantum leap in the sphere of Education. They established a Medical College in Calcutta, the contemporary Indian…
Indian Folk arts impose the aroma of cultural diversity besides elegance and grandeur. Especially, the eastern part of India is ornamented with some unconventional folk arts that add vigor to…
The Indian calendar is brimmed with a plethora of assorted festivals, feasts and fairs. Some of them are seasonal, some are local and some contain spiritual motifs. However, at times…
'Dhan' means wealth and 'teras' means the thirteenth day. Dhanteras, also known as Dhantrayodashi marks the beginning of Diwali, which commemorates the homecoming of Lord Rama to Ayodhya after 14…
The propitious celebration of Maha Shivaratri is commended with dedication and religious enthusiasm all over India and even past. In spite of the fact that fasting and love of Shiva…
Teacher-Student Center of Dhaka University is popularly known as TSC. You must be familiar with the place if you reside in Dhaka. Almost every festival of the country is celebrated…