• Bangladesh Popular,  India,  Muslim Heritage,  Personalities,  Travel

    The Suharwardy Family in the Sub continient

      Intro to write this post Hussain Shaheed Suhrawardy is well known politician in South East Asia, especially IBP region. I heard of him around 97 . At first as a person growing up in Middle East, it did confuse me. This was man was respected and held in high esteem. Those days Google wasn’t there and internet was unreachable. Later on I find we have Suhrawardy Udyan, a national memorial located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Huh sometimes is this the same guy ‘surname. Much later I find that he is loved and respected by Bangladeshis. Then he is PM of Pakistan…hold on the Bangladeshis and Pakistanis had a fight but…

  • India,  Indian Sub Continient,  Travel

    Calcutta -The Capital of British Empire

    History Of Calcutta Calcutta was the capital of the British Empire. It was started in 1686 by Job Charnock. Initially the British settled in port at Hooghly (or Hugli). But due to disagreements with the Mughals and it was a river side ,Charnock sought a new site for the British . The villages : Sultanuti Kolkata Gobindapur  were bought from the Sabarna Ray Choudhury  family. This was how it was presented in history. But actually it was leased to the Charnock for for monthly rent of 1300 Rs.  The British paid rent until the Battle of Plassey :1657. Then Bengal was theirs. Then lot of historical events  including Nawab Sirajul Dowla’s…

  • Lifestyle,  Muslim Heritage

    The Jamdani Story

    Jamdani is referred to Saris worn by Bangladeshi and people worn by people from the Indian Sub contienient. A sari or saree is dress worn by women since 1800 BC in India. This dress is worn by women from India,Bangladesh,Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The word sari comes from the Sanskirit work satika. This happens to be national dress of women of Bangladesh and India. There are in fact three parts when wearing sari : Sari Petticot Blouse. In fact Blouse came in British times , and before the British they actually did not wear a blouse. A Indian woman wearing Sari. Jamdani is a special type of Sari found…

  • Lifestyle,  Muslim Heritage

    The Halal Nomics

    Halal means allowed in perspective of Islam in Arabic. It is not something completely new. Judaism has Kosher meat. The Halal market is now about 2 Trillion US Dollar industry, Kosher is a process of slaughtering livestock which then becomes permissible for eating by the Jews. Like wise Halal is process of slaughtering live stock after which becomes fit for consumption by Muslims. If there is no halal meat then Kosher meat can be consumed by the Muslims. The Halal industry was in some ways was shown the ways by Jews. It is not like Muslims started their own industry just like that. In US products like Chewing gum had…

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    Creative,  Fashion

    Turkey and Dirilis Ertugrul

    Turkey Turkey happened to be an interesting country with great contrasts and much of everything included. Turkey is in the news for a lot of things ,which includes the movie by Mehmet Bozdag: Dirilis Ertugrul The Origin of the Turks the Turks came from some where in the Altai Mountains ,of western Mongolia, which would make them some way related to Mongolians. The first reference was in Chinese records :2000 BC. The line age of the Turks are as follows: The most famous leader and ancestor among them is Oghuz Khan. He was born around 2000 BC. He had 6 sons. We concentrate on two Sons of Oghuz Khan: GUN…

  • Creative,  Fashion,  Lifestyle

    Story of Indica Collection.

    Indica Collection ,the concept started around 18 years ago in one of the dormitories of IIT Kanpur. Indica Collection began as an idea to make an ecommerce site where ethnic goods from Bangladesh and nearby would be sold. Primarily thought as Vanga.com. Vanga happened to be the ancient name Of Bengal. But scope was limited to Bengal. Why not whole of this region.? The thing was then what would have been the name? I came across Indica that would define this region since historical times. The belief in Indica Collection has given rise to many things. Business or no business the belief in Indica Collection has made me come this…

  • Creative,  Fashion,  Lifestyle

    Natali’s Bohemian Style!

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  • Creative,  Fashion,  Lifestyle

    Start Day Positive

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  • Creative,  Fashion,  Lifestyle

    Life Is Adventure

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