The Bengali behind modern forensic science

This is the tale of a man from Khulna who opened the door to modern forensic science.

An ingenious method of identifying criminals using their fingerprints was, called the Henry Classification System first introduced in British India in 1899. This system is now the basis on which modern forensic science stands.

Although named after Sir Edward Henry, this system could work because of the mathematics cracked by two Bengalis. And one of them was Khan Bahadur Qazi Azizul Haque from Khulna.

Thanks to the math of a man from Khulna, the world can now identify criminals using their fingerprints. Here’s his story.

Fazlur Rahman Khan: A Bangladeshi who changed the world

Every high rise building in the world is possible today, thanks to a Bangladeshi architect called Fazlur Rahman Khan.
He designed the world’s tallest building back in his time and paved the way for all the high rise buildings in the world.
Today he is known as the father of tubular designs in architecture.

Durga Puja 2019

2019 has been such a tremendous puja year! Dhaka was literally a city of festivals during the entire puja week. Grand pandals, lights adorning the streets, the sound of dhaak and temple bells, the smell of incense in the air. We kind of didn’t want Durga to go away this year. আসছে বছর আবার হবে! শারদীয় শুভেচ্ছা সবাইকে।

Zamor, a Bangladeshi in the French Revolution

When the French Revolution in the 1790s overthrew the French monarchy and gave power to the people, it changed the history of the world. You might have heard of the historic names associated with this revolution like Napoleon Bonaparte and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. But did you know that the French Revolution also had a leader of Bangladeshi origins? We take a look at the forgotten tale of Zamor, a young boy from Chittagong who participated in a revolution of people that changed the world forever.