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Greatest festival of cricket

F R Chowdhury CWC19 (Cricket World Cup-2019) started with a match between the host nation England and South Africa in the Oval on 30th May. 2019. The opening ceremony took place in front of the Buckingham Palace the day before the first game. After the opening ceremony HM The Queen met the managers and captains […]

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A new perspective of Socialism

Mohsin Siddique This small book, Amar Shomajtantra by A R Khan, has been well received in Bangladesh, but one cannot be sure what it indicates. Is it a sign of some dormant desire for socialism, some hope that despite the tragic demise of socialism in the USSR, the East European Socialist Block, and privatization in […]

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Recalling gone-by days

Engr. S. A. Mansoor At the fag end of my life now on mid eighties; these lines sketch out various events and stages of my life, that I can recall through the passage of time, across my fairly eventful life! Penned in the following paragraphs, are some images of events that have remained embedded in […]

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TRIBUTE TO MAHBUBUL ALAM

Bodies’ die, but spirits are immortal Sir Frank Peters It’s men like Mahbubul Alam who give honour and respectability to the nation in which they are born. It’s people like Mahbubul Alam who bring respect, honour and admiration to the press corps. Usually ethical people achieve this status without any deliberate design or master plan. […]