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Lottery master

Lottery master

Ahmed Shatil Alam talks to a really, really lucky man who has won numerous contests to win grand prizes including electronic products and foreign trips Will you believe if I tell you that an individual won the rare opportunity to visit Spain for four days and watched El Clásico-one of the most watched and most priced football matches in the […]

Masters of colour

Masters of colour

Text by Sadiqur Rahman PHOTOS BY SONY RAMANY ‘Rickshaw painting’, often referred to as ‘People’s Art’ by many Bangladeshi and non-Bangladeshi art researchers, has made art accessible to people of the grassroots, as rickshaws roam freely allowing everyone to enjoy the burning colours of this subordinate art form. Prominent academics in art in Bangladesh often proudly declare that the colourful […]

Buried in the rubble

Buried in the rubble

Mahfuzul Haque listens to the woeful stories of Rana Plaza disaster survivors and the family members of those who were killed Two years ago on this day, the nine storied building that housed five garment factories crumbled to rubble as it collapsed suddenly with thousands of people trapped inside, most of whom were garment workers who migrated to the capital […]