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ICAB delegate participates in International Public Sector Conference in Nepal

  Anwaruddin Chowdhury, Council Member & Past President-ICAB and Director, CAPA Board participated in International Public Sector Conference and CAPA events held in Kathmundu, Nepal recently, says an ICAB press release.   The conference was jointly Organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

World this week

  Harry, Meghan tie the knot Prince Harry and his bride Meghan married on May 19 in a dazzling ceremony that blended ancient English ritual with African American culture, watched up close by royals and celebrities and from afar by a global Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Nation this week

  Crackdown on drug dealers to continue: Home Minister Amid the killings of drug dealers in growing ‘gunfights’, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on May 21 said the crackdown on the drug dealers will continue. “No drug peddlers will be spared, no matter Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

University’s Role as the Locus of Knowledge Creation

  Among the total educational institutes of a country, universities play the crucial role in producing skilled human resources. Besides the mission of teaching-learning, the modern universities now have a new identity as the locus of knowledge creation through research in Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Kuntal Barai’s “Displaced in Dhaka” exhibiting distorted city perspective

  The unmanageably chaotic Dhaka with its nightmarish traffic jams on streets and shrinking spaces for citizens have been addressed by young artist Kuntal Barai in his debut solo show underway at La Galerie of Alliance Francaise de Dhaka in Dhanmondi.   The Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Mita Haque awarded in Rabindra Fest

  The thirtieth annual Rabindra Sangeet Festival ended yesterday. With it the organisers have brought up yet another feted Tagore maestro. Mita Haque has been awarded the Jaitya Rabindrasangeet Shilpi Sangstha Sammanona for the year 2018. The award was handed over Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Fourth National Sculpture Exhibition at Shilpakala Academy

  The fourth National Sculpture Exhibition 2018 was inaugurated on May 9 at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. More than a hundred sculptures on diverse themes and mediums are on display at the mega exhibition.  About hundred famous Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Samarendra Sen Gupta: A touch of surrealism

  I was first introduced to West Bengal poet Samarendra Sen Gupta at poet Muhammad Samad’s residence at Dhaka University teachers’ quarters in 2010. He wore a khaddar panjabi and carried a bag. His pleasant personality was easily expressed through his Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

A. K. Chowdhury, valiant Freedom Fighter & Financial Advisor to Mujib Nagar Government passes away

  A. K. Chowdhury FCA, a valiant Freedom Fighter & Adviser to the Interim Mujib Nagar Government 1971, Founder Council Member & Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and Managing Partner of Hoda Vasi Chowdhury & Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

In Palestine: self-dehumanisation against the disregard of human value

  While the US was opening its new embassy in Jerusalem, dozens of Palestinians were being shot dead in Gaza by the Israeli army.   On the sixth week of the ‘Great March of Return’ in Gaza, Palestinian protestors dressed as Na’vi from Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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