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Society / International

August 06 2021

Remembering Kolkata's 'Japani' bombs on Hiroshima Day

Hiroshima and Nagasaki were part of the Allied plan to make Japan suffer for its attack on Allied territories in Asia

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

May 26 2021

Bengal’s ‘Machher Jhol’ travels all the way to Masterchef Australia

Kishwar Chowdhury’s ‘Machher Jhol’ wins the hearts of the judges at Masterchef Australia


March 26 2021

Bangladesh at 50, defined by ‘Bengaliness’

The pride in our 50th year of Independence trumps religion and the two-nation theory

By Daud Haider

February 17 2021

Just roll it up!

Entrepreneur Payal Saha takes Kolkata’s ‘Kati Rolls’ to New York City

By Information Desk

December 16 2020

On Vijay Diwas, remembering the man who gave Bangla its identity

Vijay Diwas is observed in both India and Bangladesh, and a new book tries to reevaluate the man who led the charge

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

December 10 2020

The Bengali in Joe Biden’s cabinet

A boy from Kolkata may be one of the USA’s most influential government officials

By Information Desk

December 04 2020

Among the 100 most influential persons in the UK-India relationship

Piali Ray has been developing and spreading South Asian Arts and Heritage in UK


November 20 2020

Tagore in Australia

Only Indian woman flight race participant between London and Melbourne was supported by Tagore

By Indranil Halder

November 19 2020

A museum that keeps the truth of 1971 alive

What makes Dhaka's Muktijuddho Museum unique

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 12 2020

Purity first: Bangladesh's attempts to rediscover Nazrul

A concerted effort by a group of prominent Bangladeshi singers

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 12 2020

Kolkata’s Heritage Ambassador Taxi now on Sydney Streets!

Meet James Robinson who introduced it alongside taxis from New York and London

By Indranil Halder

March 29 2020

Spending days in a devastated Italy

Why is the lockdown important?

By Sabyasachi Siddhanta

March 27 2020

Germany has not faced such a crisis since World War II

But Germany will not likely be Italy

By Shaibal Giri

March 24 2020

How a Paris-returned student on home quarantine is being shunned by the Kol...

Do not ostracize all students who return home from abroad

By Neiil Ray

March 23 2020

How Munich stopped itself from turning into another Italy!

Shaibal Giri from Munich, Germany writes a first-person account

By Shaibal Giri