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Millennial Amma on “Super Mom Syndrome”

Millennial Amma on “Super Mom Syndrome” By Rumki Chowdhury “Can you do this?” “Do you have time?” Super ammas will most likely have a difficult time saying “No” when asked these questions. There’s a number of factors that contribute to “Super Mom Syndrome” and most of us, ammas, are unaware that we have it! It’s

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The Forgotten Nawabs of Dhaka

The Forgotten Nawabs of Dhaka BY ZARA KABIR Credit: Official photographer of the Dhaka Nawab Family, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons Often regarded as Bengali royalty, the Nawabs of Dhaka were neither from Dhaka nor did they speak Bengali fluently. Much of their legitimacy and power rested in the hands of the British Raj, with

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The Pink Palace of Dhaka

ThePink Palace of Dhaka BYZARA KABIR Ahsan Manzil facade by John Pavelka Once the home of the Nawabs of Dhaka, Ahsan Manzil stands today as a beautiful reminder of Bangladesh’s ugly colonial past. Its walls were witness to many events from Partition to the ouster of the Nawabs to the establishment of a museum in

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Bangladeshi Rickshaw Painting: A Visual Delight    

Bangladeshi Rickshaw Painting: A Visual Delight By Sadia Noor Joya “Bangladeshi Rickshaw Painting” is one of the traditional artworks of Bangladesh which is focused on vibrant colors. It is mostly popular as the beautiful artworks present on rickshaws, the vehicle that runs on physical labor. These artworks can also be created on a canvas or

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Millennial Amma: 5 Post-Pregnancy Comments Not to Say

Millennial Amma:5 Post-Pregnancy Comments Not to SayBy Rumki Chowdhury In all of the miraculousness and excitement of the birth-process and holding one’s own newborn, both new and experienced mothers have it tough. It’s not easy being a parent, but there are also other challenges post-pregnancy; mothers go through physical, emotional and psychological struggles. For example,

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