Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Varied uses of a flute

The innovative Rethey Tudu Rethey Tudu, an octogenarian Santal of Dinajpur, has developed a new technique to put his six-holed bamboo stick to good use. The invention is now an inseparable part of his life — as a flute, a walking stick and more. “Sometime I use the stick for hunting too,” asserts the elderly ... Read more

Cultural programme marking 156th Santal Revolutionary day

The 156th ‘Historic Santal Revolutionary Day’ was celebrated here in Dinajpur and its 13 upazilas with cultural programmes performed by the artistes of the community. Discussions were also organised highlighting the significance of this day. Colourful festival processions were brought out in various areas of Dinajpur. In Phulbari, a programme

Railway blockade continues in Dinajpur

Local people in Phulbari upazila of Dinajpur are continuing their railway blockade programme for the second consecutive day on Thursday, protesting the government’s plan for open pit mining in Barapukuria Coal Mine. Local administration was holding a meeting the committee members till filing of this report at the rest house of Roads and Highway Department at about ... Read more