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Glad rags to sad rags

Glad rags to sad rags

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Thu, Dec 5 2013

The ancient history of fabrics from BangladeshFor over three millennia, Bangladesh has been providing...

The treasure of Shah Shuja

The treasure of Shah Shuja

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Thu, Nov 21 2013

Pursued by Auragzeb’s army, Shah Shuja fled, taking with him his wives, harem, household, army, retainers...

Searching for the palace

Searching for the palace

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Sat, Nov 16 2013

A hunt for the palace of the Sultan of Bengal in Sonargaon, the historical capital of the ‘Golden Province’...

To begin at the beginning

To begin at the beginning

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Thu, Nov 7 2013

There is one gem of a place which, if you know what you are looking at, can take you on a short but extraordinary...

A man must believe in something

A man must believe in something

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Sat, Oct 26 2013

The history and heritage of religious beliefs in the Ganges basin civilisationIt may be an act of supreme...

Guiding lite

Guiding lite

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Mon, Oct 14 2013

Guiding is already in a ruinous state in Bangladesh. For even moderately informed guiding of the heritage...

The people who put Alexander the Great...

The people who put Alexander the Great...

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Thu, Oct 10 2013

Alexander was not only aware of the peoples of the delta, but equally aware of the wealth to be looted...

Lost mosques

Lost mosques

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Thu, Sep 5 2013

Somewhere, deep under the mud and alluvial deposits of these deltaic lands, there is, surely, archaeologically...

Monsoon flourish

Monsoon flourish

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Sat, Aug 17 2013

The season attracted a rich diversity of travellers and merchants from across the known world, boosting...

India, your name could be...

India, your name could be...

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Wed, Jul 24 2013

Bangladesh has influenced the heritage and cultural traditions of Europe much more than it gets credit...

Conserving heritage, conserving...

Conserving heritage, conserving...

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Wed, Jul 10 2013

Anyone familiar with Bangladesh will be astonished at the rate of disappearance of the tangible heritage...