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Taliban takeover sparks fear for Afghanistan’s heritage

Bamiyan’s cultural centre should have been completed last month, showcasing the remarkable heritage of a site that Afghanistan’s Taliban desecrated two decades ago by dynamiting ancient statues of ...

In this file photo taken on 9 March, 2021, people watch a three-dimensional projection of the 56 metres-high Salsal Buddha at the site where the Buddhas of Bamiyan statues stood before being destroyed by the Taliban in March 2001, in Bamiyan province

Weaving the future for handloom

Every society needs to firmly project its handloom as their pride, their heritage. Bangladesh's handloom must be protected from the onslaught of crass commercialism and cheap replication

Jamdani

5 sites in Saudi Arabia, Europe inscribed on world heritage list

Five cultural sites in Saudi Arabia and Europe have been inscribed on the world heritage list

5 sites in Saudi Arabia, Europe inscribed on world heritage list

Decision on Sundarbans World Heritage status next year

Tian Xuejun called on Bangladesh to submit SEA, EIA and impact of industries on the World Heritage Site reports, to be completed within August following the operational guidelines of the World ...

A herd of deer in the Sundarbans.

UNESCO decision on Sundarbans deferred until July 2022

The environment, forest and climate change ministry of Bangladesh submitted a progress report, stating that the coronavirus pandemic has delayed meeting full conditions set by the 43th session

UNESCO decision on Sundarbans deferred until July 2022

Great Barrier Reef should be listed as 'in danger': UN committee

Australia has for years been battling to keep the Great Barrier Reef, a major tourist attraction that supports thousands of jobs, off the "in danger" list

Great Barrier Reef should be listed as 'in danger': UN committee

Empty Armenian church’s last worshipper in Bangladesh

Each morning, Ghosh emerges from the compound where he lives with his wife and two children to open the church doors and light candles on the altar

Empty Armenian church’s last worshipper in Bangladesh

Interview: Zarina Hossain

‘History doesn’t necessarily mean ruins’

Architect, environmentalist and professor at Sylhet’s Leading University, Zarina Hossain speaks to Prothom Alo about the decision to demolish Kamalapur Railway Station, TSC and other symbolic ...

‘History doesn’t necessarily mean ruins’

Implementing dev activities to ensure conservation of Sundarbans: Minister

"By implementing development activities in the south-western part of the country, we'll be able to ensure the conservation of the Sundarbans," environment minister Md Shahab Uddin said.

Implementing dev activities to ensure conservation of Sundarbans: Minister

Info minister flies kites at Sakrain festival

Information minister Hasan Mahmud flew kites at the Sakrain festival in Old Dhaka.

Information minister Hasan Mahmud flew kites at the Sakrain festival in Old Dhaka
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