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The History Of Valentine's Day

by Tina S | Feb 11, 2010
On February 14, Valentine was beheaded, not only because he was a Christian, but also because he had performed a miracle.
It is not exactly known why the 14th of February is known as Valentine's Day or if the noble Valentine really had any relation to this day.   The history of Valentine's Day is impossible to be obtained from any archive and the veil of centuries gone by has made the origin behind this... »read more
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Canada Day in Canada

by Serenity . | Jul 1, 2011
The anniversary of this date was called Dominion Day until 1982. Since 1983, July 1 has been officially known as Canada Day.
On July 1, 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain and a federation of four provinces: Nova Scotia; New Brunswick; Ontario; and Quebec. The anniversary of this date was called Dominion Day until 1982. Since 1983, July 1 has been officially known as Canada Day. What do... »read more
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Clothing

by Penelope Truce | Sep 28, 2009
Clothing customs affect styles. Their customs develop in a country as generation after generation of children learns what clothes to wear.
Hey! Let’s know something About Clothing !!!     All of you must have played the game called ‘Dress-Up’, sometime or the other. It involves dressing up and usually involves the act of impersonating someone. The type of clothes you dress up... »read more
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Can living in a foreign country be better than living in your own?

by Serenity . | Feb 24, 2011
An article to answer the pros and and cons of living in a foreign country compared to native land.
One argument in favour of staying in one's native country is that the problems of adapting to a new way of life cannot always be overcome. The fact of the matter is that, even in cases where the language is the same, there are other changes, such as cultural differences, which an outsider... »read more
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Water Logging in Dhaka City

by Syeda Tasneem Rumy | Jul 5, 2010
Water logging becomes a burden for the inhabitants of Dhaka City and creating adverse social, physical, economic and environmental impacts.
Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh is one of the populous Mega City in the world. As the growth of urban population tacking place at an exceptionally rapid rate, the city is unable to cope with changing situations due to their internal resource constraints and management limitations. In recent... »read more
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Shaheed Minar

by Tina S | Feb 7, 2010
Shahed minar was erected in memory of the 21st february 1952 the great language movement in then east pakistan.
The Shaheed Minar is a national monument in Dhaka, Bangladesh, established to commemorate the martyrs of the Language Movement of 1952. Shaheed minar is located near the Dhaka Medical College in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the national monument known as Shaheed Minar, was established in memory of... »read more
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Bangladesh

by Syeda Tasneem Rumy | Sep 16, 2009
-a land of Beauty
When I pronounce the word ‘Bangladesh’ it induces a magical feeling in my mind. It is probably very difficult to express how I feel and make you understand how it feels like to be a Bangladeshi or show you the numerous features that makes my motherland, so special... »read more
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Food Adulteration

by Tina S | Mar 31, 2010
In The Context Of Bangladesh
  Adulteration: The addition of substances to foods etc. in order to increase the bulk and reduce the cost, with intent to defraud the purchaser. Common adulterants are starch in spices, water in milk and beer, etc. The British Food and Drugs Act (1860) was the first legislation to... »read more
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Digital Bangladesh: Dream And Real Situation

by Tina S | Jan 22, 2010
My thoughts, Governments' slogans and the overall situations to be a Digital Bangladesh
  Bangladesh is resounding with the target of achieving of digital Bangladesh. In this election days, Awami League(AL), one of the major political parties,first declared vision 2021 with the aim to develop Bangladesh into a digital country by that the next decade. BNP also added that... »read more
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