War-time ammo found in Samashpur

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Category : English, History, Srinagar

Some 170 rounds of Liberation war-time bullets and four grenades have been discovered in Samashpur area under Sreenagar upazila of the district.

Heritage sites in Tongibari

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Category : English, History, Tongibari

Once known as the City of Courage, Bikrampur — now called Munshiganj — holds a history of more than 2,500 years.

The Inheritance of Loss

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Category : English, History, Munshigonj

Why do we treat our heritage with such neglect?
This is a story of a journey into the past of Tongibari, an important part of the incredible Vikrampur civilisation. Once known as the City of Courage,

16 Buddhist stupas found at Nateshwar

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Category : English, History, Tongibari

Excavation on for 1,000-year-old site
Sixteen Buddhist stupas, around 1,000-year-old, have recently been unearthed at Nateshwar in the district with a rich archaeological background.

Heritage: THE GUARDIAN ANGEL

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Category : English, History, Idrakpur Fort, Munshigonj

M H Haider: “You have lost a father,” he said, turning to Mir Jumla’s son when they brought to him the news of the Viceroy’s death, “and I the greatest and most dangerous friend I had.”

Hundreds of pitcher recovered from Idraqpur Fort

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Category : English, History, Idrakpur Fort

Hundreds of earthen pitchers have been found in the Idraqpur Fort located in the Munshiganj town while it was being repaired.

Ancient idol of Lord Bisnu recovered

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Category : English, History, Munshigonj

An ancient idol of Lord Bisnu was recovered in Munshiganj on Saturday morning from a pond owned by Amanulla Sheikh of Sukhabaspur under Sadar upazila.

Valuing the past matters

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Category : English, History, Tongibari

The nation’s ability to preserve our past benefits culture and society in the present day
The recently discovered remnants of an ancient Buddhist town in the village of Nateshwar in Tongibari upazila provide visible proof of Bangladesh’s rich heritage.

Bangabandhu heard in Bihar, India – March 7, 1971

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Category : English, History, Munshigonj

In March 1971, I was working as an agricultural volunteer on a Gandhian related poverty alleviation project in Bodh Gaya, Bihar, in the villages worst hit by the Bihar Famine of the late 1960s.