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World’s biggest Rasogolla to celebrate GI tag to ‘Banglar Rasogolla’

Probashbangla24 Desk : Days after West Bengal got the Geographical Indication (GI) for ‘Banglar Rasogolla’, two self help groups in Nadia district collaborated to produce a gigantic version of the round syrupy dessert, which they claim to be the world’s biggest. The enormous Rasogolla, weighing nine kilograms with the syrup and more than six kilograms without…

‘Loo-uis Vuitton’ toilet costs $100,000

Probashbangla24 Desk : An artist has recently created a special toilet made from Louis Vuitton bags worth $15,000. And it’ll only set you back by $100,000 (Tk 83,35,000 approximately), reports NDTV. The fully-functioning potty has been created by artist Illma Gore and has been featured on resale site and showroom Tradesy. The toilet is brown and…

Uprooted and divided

Probashbangla24 Desk : I am not a historian by training. Hence imagine my surprise when I found myself researching into family histories of the 1947 Partition of Bengal during my first sabbatical from Dhaka University where I taught International Relations! The reasons for taking up such a subject, as I discovered later, were manifold. First, it…

Glimpses of Netaji in East Bengal

Front row (left to right): Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray, Ashrafuddin Ahmad Chowdhury, Netaji Subhas Bose and poet Kazi Nazrul Islam at Sadhana Ausadhalaya, Gandaria, Dhaka, circa 1924. Courtesy: Writer’s collection Netaji (marked x) arrives at Narayanganj for the Bengal Political Conference, May 1940. Courtesy: Probashbangla24 Desk : I had written on Colonel Gurbaksh Singh Dhillon (1914-2006)…

The Lady of Justice

Dhaka corrspondent : My rudimentary knowledge on ancient history dates back to 1997 when having no other choice, I got enrolled in the history department of a public university. My first year there started with ancient history and at one point our course teacher mentioned Themis. Her description was pretty interesting as she was depicted as…

SHADES OF BAISHAKH

Probashbangla24 Desk : A new year promises a new beginning; as last year’s ledgers are closed and the fragrance from crisp pages of the new halkhatas overpower the senses, there is an underlying hope in what is about to come. Bowls of steaming traditional dishes satiate appetites while beaus and belles embrace this celebration of…

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