Tag Archives: South Asia

Forest of Tides: The Sundarbans

The world’s largest mangrove forest is home to hundreds of species and, mostly along its edges, 4 million people. September/October 2016 PDF Saudi Aramco World Magazine Written by Louis Werner Photographed by Shahidul Alam / DRIK Split not quite in half … Continue reading

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PATHSHALA’S RESPONSE TO BDNEWS24.COM’S REPORT

A report on Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, published by the online news portal bdnews24.com, has come to our attention (“Shahidul Alam’s Pathshala operates without affiliation,” bdnews24.com, 6 August 2016). Unsubstantiated allegations, backbiting and innuendo and the absence of cross … Continue reading

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Modi visits Bangladesh, but Teesta is not even in the agenda

by Taj Hashmi Last time I met my old friend Gowher Rizvi at his office in December 2011, he was very upbeat and optimistic about the “impending” Teesta water sharing agreement with India. He seemed to have reposed absolute trust … Continue reading

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Situation Report: Dhaka, April 26, 2015: Hazard Type: Earthquake

Location: Nepal, India and Bangladesh Reporting Period: 26 April’15 Location: Nepal, India and Bangladesh Detail Information: An earthquake rattled the Dhaka, Chittagong, Barisal, Rajshahi, Dinajpur, Rongpur, Kushtia and different parts of the country on April, 25. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake’s … Continue reading

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ARThinkSouthAsia Cultural Management Programme 2013-14

ARThinkSouthAsia invites applications for ARThinkSouthAsia Cultural Management Programme 2013-14 The ARThinkSouthAsia Fellowship is designed to help develop skills, knowledge, networks and experience of potential leaders in the cultural sector of South Asia, which include museums, the visual and performing arts … Continue reading

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Bangladesh Profile

Subscribe to ShahidulNews By Shahidul Alam Bangladesh will be 40 years old next year. Back in 1971, its civil war and declaration of independence gained global notice thanks to the Concert for Bangladesh, which drew over 40,000 to Madison Square … Continue reading

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Where Three Dreams Cross

(Left to right: Abir Abdullah/Drik, Golam Kasem Daddy/Drik, Abdul Hamid Kotwal/Drik, Nasir Ali Mamun/Drik, Rashid Talukder/Drik, Mohammad Ali Salim/Drik) 150 Years of Photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh [ 21 January – 11 April 2010 ] The work of Bangladesh’s … Continue reading

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Bangladesh, Pakistan and India through a lens

A major new exhibition of photographs from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India leaves novelist Kamila Shamsie troubled, captivated – and wanting more So much for the post-national, globalised world. Looking through hundreds of photographs from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, which will go on show … Continue reading

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