History of Bengal
The history of Bengal includes modern-day Bangladesh and West Bengal, dates back four millennia. The Ganges and the Brahmaputra rivers separated it from India, though at times, Bengal has played an im...
History of Bengal - Wikipedia
Gunmen take hostages in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka
Gunmen storm a popular cafe in the diplomatic area of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, taking hostages including some foreigners.
Pradhanmantri - Episode 1 - Integration of 565 Princely States with India
The first episode of Pradhanmantri chronicles the tale of Indian independence when along with India and Pakistan, 565 princely states also gained independence from the British Raj. For more info log ...
US-Bangladesh blogger Avijit Roy hacked to death
A US-Bangladeshi blogger whose campaigning for a secular society in Bangladesh angered Islamists is hacked to death on a street in the capital Dhaka.
Dozens missing after Bangladesh ferry accident
A river ferry has capsized and sunk in central Bangladesh, with dozens of its passengers missing. Officials said a rescue operation was underway.
History of Bangladesh
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Mughal Empire
The Mughal Empire was one of the greatest empires and Royal Courts in history. They were great supports of the Arts, including great building, jewlery, poetr...
Bengali people
The Bengali people (বাঙালি Bangali) are the principal ethnic group native to the region of Bengal, which is politically divided between Bangladesh and India. The Bengali language (বাংলা Bangla) is a...
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Gangaridai
Gangaridai (Greek: Γανγαρίδαι Gangaridae; Bengali: গঙ্গাঋদ্ধি Gônggarriddhi, meaning "Wealth of the Ganges" ; Sanskrit: Ganga Rashtra, meaning "Nation on the River Ganges") was an ...
Gangaridai - Wikipedia
Magadha
Magadha (Sanskrit: मगध; IAST: Magadha) formed one of the sixteen Mahā-Janapadas (Sanskrit: "Great Countries") or kingdoms in ancient India. The core of the kingdom was the area of Bihar south of t...
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Pundra Kingdom
Pundra (also known as Paundra, Paundraya, Purnia etc.) was an eastern kingdom located in West Bengal, Bangladesh and Purnia (now in Bihar, India). A Pundra king challenged Vasudeva Krishna by imitati...
Suhma Kingdom
Suhma was an eastern kingdom located in regions now occupied by West Bengal, India and Bangladesh. This kingdom was mentioned in the epic Mahabharata along with its neighbouring kingdom Prasuhma, whic...
Anga Kingdom
Anga was a kingdom in the Eastern parts of India. Anga king Romapada was a friend of Kosala king Dasaratha. Kosala Princess Santha, elder to Raghava Rama, lived as the daughter of Romapada, since he w...
Anga Kingdom - Wikipedia
Vanga Kingdom
Vanga (in Sanskrit language) or Bongo (বঙ্গ in Bengali language) or Greater Bengal was a kingdom located in the eastern part of the Indian Subcontinent, comprising today's politically divided Bengal r...
Harikela
Harikela was a kingdom in ancient Bengal encompassing much of the eastern regions of the Indian Subcontinent. There are numerous references to the kingdom in historical texts as well as archeological ...
South Asian Stone Age
The South Asian Stone Age covers the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic periods in South Asia. Evidence for the most ancient anatomically modern Homo sapiens in South Asia has been found in the ca...
South Asian Stone Age - Wikipedia
Shashanka
Shashanka is often attributed with creating the first separate political entity in a unified Bengal, called the Gauda Kingdom and as such is a major figure in Bengali history. He reigned in 7th centur...
Pala Empire
The Pala Empire was a Buddhist imperial power in Classical India. It is named after its ruling dynasty, all of whose rulers bore names ending with the suffix -Pala (meaning "protector" in Prakrit). Th...
Pala Empire - Wikipedia
Sena Empire
The Sena Empire (Bengali: সেন সাম্রাজ্য, Shen Sāmrājya) was a Hindu dynasty that ruled from Bengal through the 11th and 12th centuries. The empire at its peak covered much of the north-eastern reg...
Bengal Presidency
The Bengal Presidency, originally comprising east and west Bengal, was a colonial region of the British Empire in South-Asia and beyond. It comprised areas which are now within Bangladesh, and the pre...
Bengal Presidency - Wikipedia
Bengal Renaissance
The Bengali Renaissance refers to a socio-cultural and religious reform movement during the nineteenth and early twentieth century in undivided India's Bengal province, though the impact of it sprea...
Bengal Renaissance - Wikipedia
Partition of Bengal
Partition of Bengal may refer to the partition of the Bengal region during two separate occasions:
Partition of Bengal - Wikipedia
History of Bangladesh
Modern Bangladesh emerged as an independent nation in 1971 after achieving independence from Pakistan in the Bangladesh Liberation War. The country constitutes with the major portion of the ancient an...
History of Bangladesh - Wikipedia
History of West Bengal
The history of West Bengal began in 1947, when the Hindu-dominated western part of British Bengal Province became the Indian state of West Bengal. When India gained independence in 1947, Bengal was pa...
Anushilan Samiti
Anushilan Samiti (Bengali: অনুশীলন সমিতি "Self-Culture Association", meaning to follow the teachings of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee) was an armed anti-British organisation in Bengal and the princip...
Anushilan Samiti - Wikipedia