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Front Pagearrow Over Tk 100cr gas vanishes into air
Lack of proper attention and bureaucratic tangles that hindered timely action may have caused Titas field lose more than a hundred crore taka worth of gas due to leakage in well-3 since December 2003,
 arrow Khaleda denies existence of dynastic politics
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday said her party does not practise politics of dynasty and will back only those with qualifications and popular support.
 arrow AL plans to widen area of reforms
With the air buzzing with talks of bringing reforms to political parties Awami League (AL) is also planning to formulate policies reflecting the interests of people involved in different economic sectors,
 arrow Hard rock mining finally starts
Maddhyapara Granite Mining Company Limited (MGMCL), a hard rock mining venture of Petrobangla, finally went into production yesterday after missing several deadlines in about a decade.
 arrow We're working to make country better governed
Lieutenant General Masud Uddin Chowdhury, chief coordinator of the National Coordination Committee (NCC) yesterday said they are trying to put things on track so that Bangladesh is known as a countrybetter
 arrow Ex-MP Joynal Abedin Faruq arrested
Police yesterday detained former BNP lawmaker Joynal Abedin Faruk at Khilkhet in the capital.
 arrow 800 vehicles stranded at Daulatdia
Some 800 vehicles, mostly goods carrying trucks, remained stranded at Daulatdia-Paturia ferry ghat yesterday evening due to shortage of ferry that carry vehicles across the Padma River.
 arrow 1 killed, 50 hurt as storm lashes Tangail
One person was killed and at least 50 people were injured when a tornado lashed 15 villages in Delduar and Mirzapur upazilas of Tangail district on Thursday night.
 arrow Ground floor of six-storey building sinks into ground
Around 60 families were evacuated from the Dayaganj sweeper colony in Sutrapur as the ground floor of a newly-constructed six-storey building nearby subsided last night.
 arrow 9 picked up for quizzing
Law enforcers picked up nine people for quizzing from different parts of the capital after AHM Arefin Alam Rusho was shot dead in Dhanmondi on Thursday.
 arrow Bombs recovered in Meherpur
Five bombs were recovered from Kathuli border area in Gangni upazila of Meherpur district yesterday.
 arrow Fingerprint mismatch puzzle still unsolved
More than 400 workers, who were sent back home from Malaysia following mismatches of fingerprints at the immigrations in Kuala Lumpur, do not know what the future holds for them.
 arrow JRC to resume work for survey of three trans-border rivers
The Joint River Commission (JRC) will resume its activities after about one and a half years for the joint survey of three trans-border rivers in the Sylhet-Assam region.
 arrow Court asks Towhid Trust to hand over Kajla bldg to Galib
A Rajshahi court on Thursday ordered an organisation named Tawhid Trust to hand over its five-storey building at Kajla in the city to its ousted member -- detained militant kingpin and Ahle Hadith Andolon,
 arrow India in driving seat
Bangladesh spent a full day of a Test match without any success for the second time as India took the control of the second and final Test on the opening day at the Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium
 arrow Scorching heat...


 arrow Ban's envoy for consultations with Iftekhar
Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, former prime minister of Norway and Special Envoy of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Climate Change, telephoned Foreign Adviser Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury Thursday evening
 arrow 2 missing in Arialkha boat capsize
A woman and a baby girl went missing when a boat with 13 passengers on board capsized in the Arialkha river yesterday morning.
 arrow 12 hurt as roof collapses at Geneva camp
At least 12 children and women were injured as roof of a building at the Mohammadpur Geneva camp in the city collapsed yesterday.
 arrow Rab arrests 2 abductors in Khulna
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two abductors at Moilapota under Khulna Sadar Police Station on Thursday night. The arrestees are Manaf Ahmed Munna, 25, and Mohammad Naeem, 28.
 arrow Nazrul a guide to establishing just society
Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed yesterday said national poet Kazi Nazrul is the shining guide to establishing a corruption-free society.
 arrow Pay phone shop employee attacked, robbed of Tk 30,000
A criminal stabbed a pay phone shop employee after attempting to strangle him and looted three cellphones and Tk 30,000 from a shop at North Shajahanpur in the city yesterday.
 arrow 6 more GIs killed in Iraq as war budget passed
Six more US soldiers have been killed in Iraq, the military said yesterday, as US Congress grudgingly passed a 120-billion-dollar war funding bill despite plunging public support for the mission.
 arrow US, allies to toughen Iran sanctions: Bush
US President George W Bush said Thursday that he would work with European allies, Russia, and China to toughen sanctions on Iran for its defiance of UN demands to rein in its suspect nuclear programme.
 arrow Israeli jets hit guardhouse of Palestinian PM's home
Warplanes pounded the Gaza Strip for a ninth day yesterday as Palestinians continued to fire rockets into Israel despite a call from Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas for a truce.
 arrow Myanmar extends Suu Kyi's detention
Military-run Myanmar yesterday extended the detention of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, police sources told AFP, despite growing international calls for her freedom.
Businessarrow Saarc chamber talks ways to expedite Safta implementation
Saarc chamber yesterday discussed ways to expedite the Safta (South Asian Free Trade Area) implementation process to bolster regional trade and investment.
 arrow Two northern districts to come under tea plantation this year
The government is going to bring Lalmonirhat and Nilphamari under tea plantation to create job opportunities for the extreme poor in the monga (near famine situation)-prone northern districts.
 arrow China tells US lawmakers sanctions 'inappropriate'
Chinese Vice-Premier Wu Yi told US lawmakers here that it was "inappropriate" to impose sanctions against China over its allegedly undervalued currency, an official said Thursday.
 arrow CPD's diagnostic study on price of daily essentials: Recommendations
Part I
(i) Define "Essential Commodities" and Enact "Supply and Regulation of Essential Commodities Ordinance".

 arrow SEDF-BGMEA initiative to up RMG competitiveness
IFC Advisory Services for South Asia -- the SouthAsia Enterprise Development Facility (SEDF) -- and Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) have jointly taken an initiativeto
 arrow Foreign investment should not be restricted: India
At a time when the rupee is appreciating against the dollar on rising capital inflows, the government on Thursday said high flow of foreign investment should not be restricted even if it leads to some
 arrow Grameenphone partners with UNAIDS to start campaign against AIDS
Mobile phone operator Grameenphone yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with UNAIDS, a joint initiative of the 10 United Nations agencies and the World Bank against AIDS, to launch a campaign
 arrow Japan's Hino Motors eyes truck plant in Colombia
Japan's largest truck maker Hino Motors Ltd. is considering building a factory in Colombia in an effort to expand sales in South America, a spokesman said Friday.
 arrow Singapore manufacturing output up 18.8pc in April
Singapore's manufacturing output rode strong growth from pharmaceuticals and shipbuilding-related activities to rise 18.8 percent in April compared with the same month last year, the government said Friday.
 arrow EU's ex-colonies stand firm in talks on new trade pacts
Poor African, Caribbean and Pacific countries warned the EU on Friday before talks over new trade pacts that they will not sign at any price a deal sweeping away their privileged access to Europe's markets.
 arrow Dhabi Group keen to invest in energy sector
UAE-based conglomerate Abu Dhabi Group has expressed interest to invest in the energy sector of Bangladesh and other sectors, says a press release.
 arrow China behind India in business process outsourcing space
China's push to become an alternate Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) hub for MNCs tackling soaring wages and high attrition rate in India remains a distant dream as its offshore market is developing
 arrow Weekly Currency Roundup
May 20-May 24, 2007
Local FX Market
The demand for US dollar was stable in the week.

Sportsarrow Cricket: Captain Courageous!
Nobody can expect a courageous or simply a right decision from a man who himself is in the lowest ebb of his confidence.
 arrow Cricket: Jaffer battles it out
Wasim Jaffer showed great spirit to come back from a plunge to become the 15th batsman in the world to shrug off a Test pair with a hundred when the Indian opening batsman hammered 138 before retiring
 arrow Cricket: Vaughan's sparkling return
England captain Michael Vaughan was on the verge of marking his comeback to Test cricket with a hundred as the hosts took charge of the second Test against West Indies at Headingley here Friday.
 arrow Cricket: Sonn remains critically ill
Percy Sonn remains in a serious condition at the Durbanville Medi-Clinic in Cape Town. "He is in the same condition," George Hector, his personal assistant, said. "He is still serious, stable but unchanged.
 arrow Cricket: Vaas out of Afro-Asia meet
Sri Lankan pace spearhead Chaminda Vaas has opted out of next month's Afro-Asia one-day international cricket tournament.
 arrow Cricket: Donald given Eng coaching role
Allan Donald, the South Africa pace bowling great, has been given a role with England's coaching staff, it was announced on Friday.
 arrow Cricket: Nike, Adidas row over Sachin
Global sports goods giant Adidas today said it has approached MRTPC as it felt its exclusive rights to the use of the name of brand ambassador Sachin Tendulkar was violated by rival Nike.
 arrow Cricket: SL row over 'ridiculous' series
Sri Lanka's senior cricket officials on Friday clashed over this week's one-day series against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi, with the chief selector dismissing it as "absolutely ridiculous.
 arrow Tennis: Federer ensured easy passage
Roger Federer won the opening skirmishes of his French Open battle with double defending champion Rafael Nadal on Friday when the world number one was handed the easier of early round draws.
 arrow Tennis: Williams, Henin on crash course
Their semifinal showdown here four years ago was one of the finest games in recent memory and fate has once more thrown together Justine Henin and Serena Williams at the French Open.
 arrow Cricket: 'Invincible' Bill Johnston passes away
Bill Johnston, a member of Don Bradman's 1948 'Invincibles' cricket team, has died at the age of 85, Cricket Australia said Friday.
 arrow Football: 'We are the best in the world'
Milan's Champions League win against Liverpool is proof that they have been "the best club in the world over the last 20 years", according to their captain, Paolo Maldini.
 arrow Cricket: New Ashes schedule proposed
Ashes Test series in Australia are set to be rescheduled so they don't take place just before the World Cup, the chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board announced here Thursday.
 arrow Cricket: Pak players warned
Pakistan have warned players to behave or face stiff penalties after an incident involving vice-captain Mohammad Asif in their one-day series against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi.
 arrow Tennis: Sharapova in last four
Russian top seed Maria Sharapova reached the semifinals of the 200,000-dollar WTA Istanbul tournament with a hard-won victory over Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska Thursday.
 arrow Cricket: Sidebottom ends six-year hiatus
Ryan Sidebottom was included by England in their starting side for the second Test against West Indies here at Headingley on Friday, six years after making his one and only previous appearance at this
 arrow Football: Juninho extends Lyon contract
Brazilian playmaker Juninho has signed a two-year extension to his contract at Lyon keeping him at the six time French champions until 2010.
 arrow Football: Stuttgart to unleash Gomez
New Bundesliga champions VfB Stuttgart will unleash their fit again top goal-scorer Mario Gomez on Nuremberg in this Saturday's German Cup final as they bid to land their first domestic double.
 arrow Football: Real eye stretching lead
Real Madrid and Barcelona continue their close tussle for the Spanish league title this weekend with just three games to go and both clubs leading the table on the same number of points.
 arrow Football: France call up new faces
France coach Raymond Domenech has named two uncapped players, Rennes striker Jimmy Briand and Auxerre defender Bakary Sagna, in his squad for next week's Euro 2008 qualifiers.
 arrow Football: McClaren mum on Becks
Steve McClaren will decide in the next 24 hours whether to recall David Beckham to the England squad.
 arrow Football: Jansen leads march to Bayern
Germany's international defender Marcell Jansen will join Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich this summer after signing a four-year contract in a deal worth nine million euros (12 million US dollars) it was
 arrow Football: Quintet in battle for survival
Five Serie A teams are involved in a fierce scrap to avoid the final relegation place on Sunday, the final day of the season.
 arrow Football: Tolouse dream of Europe
Controversy has shot up into view for the final round of French league fixtures on Saturday after Toulouse's hopes of European football improved after earning more points following Nantes's punishment.
 arrow Football: UEFA blame L'pool fans
William Gaillard, advisor to UEFA president Michel Platini, clearly laid the fault of incidents before the European Champions League final on to the Liverpool fans, describing the Milan spectators as"exemplary.
Metropolitanarrow Majority of Americans support immigration overhaul
A majority of Americans support proposed changes in US immigration laws that would allow illegal immigrants to gain legal status, according to a survey published by the New York Times yesterday.
 arrow Tributes paid to Nazrul
Tributes were paid to National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on the occasion of his 108th birth anniversary yesterday.
 arrow Security stepped up in jails
Security at Dhaka Central Jail, Kashimpur Jail and other prisons across the country has been beefed up to foil any attempt to free JMB militants in the wake of the execution of their top leaders in March.
 arrow Nizami urges CG to lift ban on indoor politics
Jamaat Ameer Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami yesterday said the distance between the present caretaker government and the political parties would widen if ban on indoor politics is not lifted.
 arrow 10 injured as mob attacks hospital
At least 10 people, including nurses were injured in an attack by agitating people at Ullapara Hospital in the district yesterday.
 arrow BMTC team climbs Chulu West Peak
Members of Bangla Mountaineering and Trekking Club (BMTC) put their footprints on Chulu West Peak of the Himalayas on May 16, says a press release.
 arrow Set up regional centres of NU for quality education
National University (NU), the country's biggest public university, will have to be decentralised by setting up of regional centres for upgrading its quality of education and ensuring its transparency,
 arrow Touchstone seized: 4 held
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested four people, including a touchstone smuggler, from various places of Gaibandha and Joypurhat districts on Thursday night and yesterday, Rab and police sources said.
 arrow Train derails in Lalmonirhat
Four compartments of a Tista-bound passenger train derailed at Tokrairhat Rail Station at around 6:30am yesterday, disrupting train communication on Tista-Ramna route.
 arrow Database to be developed on South Asian biodiversity
A database on biodiversity styled as South Asian Catalogue of Life will be developed as the core of South Asian Biodiversity Information System (SABIS) by 2012.
 arrow Hasina consoles members of bereaved families
Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday spent a busy day meeting bereaved families of her husband Dr Wazed Mia's cousin ATM Ashrafuddowla and AL leader Ali Ahmad.
 arrow One beaten to death for stealing in Bagerhat
A man was beaten to death by a mob for stealing in Harikhali area of the district town early yesterday. The dead was identified as Gazi Abdur Razzak alias Kalai Khokan, 45, son of Gazi Menhaz Uddin.
 arrow Probe body visits his house in Madhupur
Chief of the probe committee formed by the home ministry to investigate the death of indigenous leader Chalesh Ritchil at the custody of law enforcers, has visited Chalesh's house at Magunthinagar village
 arrow Suspected militant held in Ctg
Police arrested a suspected militant with a pencil-sized battery, six-foot wire and several small electronic parts at Mirsarai Railway Station in Chittagong on Thursday.
 arrow Youth killed in road accident
A young man was crushed under the wheels of a bus at Janatabazar in Nabiganj yesterday.
 arrow Bangladeshi project to compete for world's leading green energy awards
A Bangladeshi project has been selected as one of the 10 finalists to compete in the world's leading green energy awards with prizes to be presented in London next month.
 arrow Father hands over unruly son to police
A helpless father handed over his unruly son with a gun to the police at Patiya in Chittagong on Thursday night, a police source said yesterday.
 arrow Sylhet trader files petition case against journo, 3 others
A trader filed a petition case against four people, including a journalist, on charges of extortion on Wednesday night.
 arrow Technical training for 50 underprivileged girls in Ctg
Jobs Trust Bangladesh (JOBS) recently launched a five-month technical training course on sewing, embroidery and block boutique for 50 underprivileged female adolescents in the Karnaphully area of Chittagong,
 arrow Woman journo commits suicide in Sylhet
A woman journalist of a local daily allegedly committed suicide at Darga Mahalla in the city on Thursday night. The dead was identified as Rahena Begum, 26, staff reporter of the daily Shyamol Sylhet.
 arrow BBC Bangladesh Sanglap today
The 32nd edition of the BBC Bangladesh Sanglap will be held at Bangladesh-China Friendship Conference Centre in Dhaka at 5:45 pm today.
 arrow Body recovered
Police recovered a floating body of an unidentified youth at Mirpur in the city yesterday. Police said the youth, aged around 26 years, was found wearing black pants and a checked shirt.
 arrow Reception to injured UN peacekeepers May 29
Injured Bangladeshi peacekeepers and family members of those who were killed or died at UN peacekeeping missions, will be accorded a reception at Bangladesh-China Friendship Conference Centre in the city
Nationalarrow Court orders arrest of notary public, marriage registrar
A court in Satkhira has issued arrest warrants against a notary public and a marriage registrar for registering an early marriage by showing a minor girl as an adult.
 arrow Teachers gobble up Tk 33 lakh students' stipend in Jhenidah
Primary school teachers in Jhenidah Sadar upazila allegedly misappropriated around Tk 33 lakh of students' 'sub-stipend' in the last financial year (FY 2005-6), according to a survey by Transparency International,
 arrow OC stand-released, high police officials visit Agoiljhara
The officer-in-chare of Agoiljhara police station, Yunus Ali Howladar, was suspended and stand-released on Thursday for his failure to take action against the attacks on minority community people at Askor-Dusmi
 arrow Nazrul birthday celebrations begin in Trishal
A three-day celebration started at Darirampir in Trishal upazila yesterday marking the 108th birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.
 arrow Three laid-off Khulna jute mills reopen tomorrow
State owned Crescent Jute Mill, Star Jute Mill and Platinum Jute Mill, laid-off on last April 19, will go into partial production from next Sunday.
Point-Counterpointarrow A commendable act of the Election Commission
It is indeed heartening to note that the present Election Commission (EC), perhaps contrary to the wishes of our major political parties, BNP and AL, has formulated Election Commission (Political Parties
 arrow A good riddance at the World Bank
Embroiled irretrievably in a personal scandal over his involvement in aphrodisiac escapades with his girl friend, Shaha Ali Reza, a Libyan born Oxford educated British citizen Bank employee, favouredwith
 arrow Some suggestions
As we can understand from the recent press briefings of the EC, they have decided to prepare voter list with photo and national identity card and it will, as per their estimate, take about 18 months to
 arrow How long should Iraq bleed and the drama continue?
Since President Bush declared "mission accomplished" on May 2, 2003, Iraq has been under the occupation of US soldiers.
Culturearrow Nazrul birth anniversary celebrations around the city
The National Poet's 108th birth anniversary was observed in the city with much gusto.
 arrow Julhasuddin Ahmed and Abdus Sattar honoured by NSSP
The two-day programme celebrating 108th birth anniversary of our National Poet by Nazrul Sangeet Shilpi Parishad (NSSP) ended on May 23.
 arrow MA Mannan: Bringing together Nazrul artistes
Nazrul singer MA Mannan has a music career that spans over four decades. Mannan has been actively involved with Nazrul Sangeet Shilpi Parishad (NSSP) since the organisation was formed four years ago.
Internationalarrow Tigers move to retake Jaffna
A Tamil Tiger assault on a strategic naval base in northern Sri Lanka was part of an attempt to re-capture their former bastion on the Jaffna peninsula, a state-run daily reported yesterday.
 arrow Nepali Maoists call for end to Gurkha recruitment
Maoist activists in Nepal yesterday called for an end to the recruitment of Nepali youths for Britain and India's legendary Gurkha regiments, prompting concern from Britain and Gurkha veterans.
 arrow Afghan civilian deaths stir Nato unease
Recent US special forces operations that killed 90 Afghan civilians have caused friction with America's Nato partners, who are concerned that such deaths hurt the standing of Western troops fighting the
 arrow Fight over Iraq war has just begun: Democrats
Democrats may have lost the first round with President Bush on ending the war in Iraq since taking over Congress in January, but they say their fight has just begun.
 arrow US, Arab allies send aid to Lebanon
Military aid from the United States and Arab allies began arriving yesterday after Washington said it was rushing supplies to the Lebanese army battling al-Qaeda-inspired militants barricaded inside a
 arrow Iran names envoy for US talks on Iraq
Iran's envoy in Baghdad will lead his country's delegation in Monday's talks on Iraq with the US, the official IRNA news agency quoted foreign ministry spokesman Mohammad Ali Hosseini as saying yesterday.
 arrow Sadr makes public appearance in Iraq
Radical Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr appeared in public for the first time in months on Friday and delivered a fiery anti-American sermon in the holy Shia city of Kufa. "No, no for the devil.
 arrow Musharraf in Karachi to ease tensions
Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf held talks with officials and residents in Karachi Friday to defuse tensions after violent political and ethnic fighting left 40 people dead, officials said.
 arrow US forces capture Iran-linked 'terror cell leader'
US and Iraqi forces yesterday captured a militant accused of smuggling lethal roadside bombs from Iran and working for an Iranian Revolutionary Guard officer after a fierce gunbattle, the US militarysaid.
 arrow Poll shows Ahern ahead in Irish election
Prime Minister Bertie Ahern appeared on course to extend his 10-year reign, after an exit poll gave his Fianna Fail party a surprisingly strong lead in parliamentary elections.
 arrow al-Qaeda is willing to consider prisoner swap with West
al-Qaeda said in a video posted on the Internet yesterday that it was ready to consider exchanges of prisoners with Western nations and singled out a radical cleric under arrest in Britain.
 arrow Russia willing to try Litvinenko murder suspect
Russia will try ex-KGB agent Andrei Lugovoi for the murder in London of fugitive Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko if Britain provides sufficient evidence of his guilt, news agencies quoted Prosecutor
 arrow US concerned at China's military power
The US voiced concern yesterday over China's increasing military power, amid a lack of transparency in the Asian giant's defence expenditure, according to an annual Pentagon report.
 arrow Turkish president rejects constitutional changes
Turkish President Ahmet Necdet Sezer yesterday rejected a package of constitutional reforms passed by parliament, including the election of the president by popular vote, his office said.
 arrow Tight race for Israel Labour leadership
Opinion polls in Israel on Friday predicted a tight race in the Labour party leadership contest, with former prime minister Ehud Barak and former homeland security chief Ami Ayalon out in front.
Editorialarrow Editorial: Murder most tragic
The murder in broad daylight of a young graduate in front of a bank in the capital by some muggers on Thursday once again points finger at the lack of effective vigilance on the part of the law and order
 arrow Editorial: City's heritage buildings
In recent times media has extensively reported on restructuring and renovating works pertaining to old buildings that happen to be a part of our national heritage.
 arrow Reforms in public universities
For the past month and a half newspapers have been replete with reports of mis-governance in public universities.
 arrow The unwanted brew
The Sikhs are a brave and courageous community, but easily excitable. Transparent as it is, it does not nourish grievance. It ventilates it whenever and wherever the community feels hurt.
 arrow Can we ride the tiger?
Joseph de Maistre, a conservative French politician famously said that "every country has the government it deserves". What have we done to deserve this government of Dr.
StarTecharrow Buttressing security
Nowadays you probably come across different security measures, which are in place to guard against potential security threats. These arrangements might seem agreeable to you or an intrusion on your privacy.
 arrow Virtual gig bazaar
Rajib bought a high-end Nokia N95 cellphone with his own money. Wow! His buddies are amazed. How could he do it as a student without having even a part-time job? 'rentacoder.
 arrow HP unveils business desktop PCs in Bangladesh
Hewlett Packard (HP) introduced the AMD-based HP Compaq dx2250 and dc5750 Business Desktop PCs in the local market on May 24 at a local hotel.
 arrow Apple-AT&T union on iPhone could rock mobile world
Apple's partnership with US telecom giant AT&T on eagerly-awaited iPhone devices set to ship next month promises to be an industry-changing blissful union or a history-making horrid divorce.
 arrow The Brain Machine


Literaturearrow Abul Hasnat : Literary editor par excellence
Abul Hasnat is the editor of the Bengali literary magazine Kali O Kolom.
 arrow Abul Hasnat , Kali O Kolom and that enigmatic gharana of the literary editor
Just into its fourth year, Bangla cultural and literary periodical Kali O Kolom is already the leader in its genre.
 arrow Little Magazine Activism in the Sixties : An Overview
Sometime in the early summer of 1962, a group of Dacca University students gathered outside the-then newly-built Dacca stadium to discuss the possible publication of a literary magazine.
 
   
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