Arts & Reviews

A master of his medium: Remembering Aminul Islam

  Takir Hossain   I distinctly remember my introduction to the recently deceased painter Aminul Islam at his Gulbagh house in the city. The house was beautiful in its architectural patterns. His studio was spacious and people representing different sections of the society Saturday, August 6th, 2011

Abu Ahmed Abdullah- an unsung hero

  Ziauddin Choudhury   I weep for Adonis--he is dead! Oh, weep for Adonis! though our tears Thaw not the frost which binds so dear a head! And thou, sad Hour, selected from all years To mourn our loss, rouse thy obscure compeers, And teach them thine own Sunday, July 24th, 2011

Learning English through literature

  Dr Rashid Askari To weigh up the importance of language and literature in context seems to be a chicken and egg situation. Despite knowing full well that language is the vehicle for literature, it remains a vexed question to determine whether Sunday, July 24th, 2011

Libyan opposition in cahoots with Qatar

The Associated Press   Benghazi, April 1 (AP/UNB) - A Libyan opposition official says the tiny Arab nation of Qatar has agreed to a deal that will give the rebels money for weapons and other items in exchange for the oil they Friday, April 8th, 2011
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