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16 May 2005 Listen MP3
Features: Grameen Bank project for destitute, and the love of Bangladeshi expatriates for their motherland [Ehsan Ullah]
06 Mar 2006 Listen MP3
A feature on Monoroma Bosu - a leading female personality of Bangladesh [Shireen Ahmad]
26 Jun 2006 Listen MP3
Features: 'Rabindra Nazrul Shahitto o Naribad' and 'Robir Kiron Ebochhor Aro Ujjal' [Shireen Ahmad]
31 Jul 2006 Listen MP3
A feature on the Khashia people of Bangladesh and a poetry recitation by Indian actor Shoumitra Chattopadhay [Shireen Ahmad]
07 Aug 2006 Listen MP3
Features: success stories of Rowshon Ara from Choddogram in Comilla and Laila Begum from Fulbari Upajila in Dinajpur [Ehsan Ullah]
25 Sep 2006 Listen MP3
Features: Teaching to live with pride, women prove humanity rules and a single mother awakens her society [Ehsan Ullah]
11 Dec 2006 Listen MP3
Highlighted the Nobel Peace Prize 2006 award ceremony in Norway - awarded to Dr. Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank [Ehsan Ullah]
01 Jan 2007 Listen MP3
An analysis of the issues surrounding the general election of Bangladesh by a retired Bangladeshi diplomat [Badiuzzaman Khan]
05 Feb 2007 Listen MP3
Features - ‘ekusher bhabna’, ‘ekusher boi mela’ and use of electric fishing nets in Cox’s Bazar and St. Martin’s Island [Shireen Ahmad]
12 Feb 2007 Listen MP3
Reports - Canberra's 'Shoroshoti Puja' and National Multicultural Festival, and interview - with Dr. Nargis Akhter Banu [Ehsan Ullah]
19 Mar 2007 Listen MP3
Features - history of 'Canberra Day' celebration and story of Tazmira from Hasnabad, India [Ehsan Ullah]
14 May 2007 Listen MP3
History of a very close object of the Bangalee family and a letter from La Coruna, Spain by Ziauddin Ahmed [Sadequr Rahman]
29 Oct 2007 Listen MP3
(1) The attractions of living in Canberra by Bangladeshi expatriates and (2) wedding reception of Shawanah and Cheyne [Ehsan Ullah]
19 Nov 2007 Listen MP3
Report on the devastation of Cyclone 'Sidr' in Bangladesh on 15 Nov 07 - eyewitness report, relief situation and needs [Sadequr Rahman]
14 Jan 2008 Listen MP3
2008 horoscopes for all the twelve zodiac signs by astrologer and numerologist Bhashkor Shobboshachi [Jayanta Sarker]
10 Mar 2008 Listen MP3
(1) Canberra celebrates 95th birthday on 10 March 2008, and (2) article on equal rights of Bangladeshi women [Shireen Ahmad]
31 Mar 2008 Listen MP3
Four extraordinary stories surrounding - 'motherhood' - from Netrokona, Medinipur, Mumbai and Jaipur [Ehsan Ullah]
28 Apr 2008 Listen MP3
(1) Association’s function ‘Banshori’, and (2) description of inaugural rides on 'moitri' express by two distinguished writers [Ehsan Ullah]
12 May 2008 Listen MP3
Role of Bangladesh Army in the United Nation peace keeping missions and interview with Ahmed Imran [Bina D'Costa]
19 May 2008 Listen MP3
(1) Brief history of 'dance', and (2) report on International Dance Day celebration in Dhaka, Bangladesh [Dalia Nilufar]
07 Jul 2008 Listen MP3
(1) Bangla Radio achievements, (2) Canberra Bangladeshis, and (3) keys to achieve our dreams - from Dhaka and Birbhum [Ehsan Ullah]
11 Aug 2008 Listen MP3
Reading of an article by Bangladeshi poet Nirmolendu Gun and beautiful songs to mark this year's Friendship Day [Murshed Haider]
01 Sep 2008 Listen MP3
(1) Tribute to Abdullah Al Mamun - distinguished playwright of Bangladesh, and (2) welcomed Canberra spring [Ehsan Ullah]
15 Sep 2008 Listen MP3
(1) 'halimer recipe' (2) 'unmadonar itihash' by 'Unmad' editor Ahsan Habib and (3) traditional 'chawk bazarer iftari' [Murshed Haider]
03 Nov 2008 Listen MP3
(1) Indian ruler Tipu Sultan by Dr. Kate Brittlebank, University of Tasmania, and (2) upcoming Canberra events [Sadequr Rahman]
10 Nov 2008 Listen MP3
A game involving you, Tipu Sultan and Barack Obama based on the theory of 'six degrees of separation' [Sadequr Rahman]
12 Jan 2009 Listen MP3
Bangla heritage in expatriate life: (1) 'borodiner jama' - by John Martin, and (2) interview of new comers to Canberra [Ehsan Ullah]
09 Mar 2009 Listen MP3
(1) BDR HQ mutiny investigations, (2) 'war crime' in history, and (3) attempts of trial of war criminals in Bangladesh [Badiuzzaman Khan]
23 Mar 2009 Listen MP3
Coverage of 'Omor Ekushe Gronthomela 2009' held at the Bangla Academy in Dhaka, Bangladesh (Part 1) [Ehsan Ullah]
30 Mar 2009 Listen MP3
(1) Independence Day of Bangladesh, and (2) coverage of 'Omor Ekushe Gronthomela 2009' (Part 2) [Murshed Haider]
20 Apr 2009 Listen MP3
Coverage of the wedding reception of Shoeb Ahmad (Shaurov) and Kate Saraswati held in Canberra recently [Ehsan Ullah]
18 May 2009 Listen MP3
(1) Life and contribution of Khandkar Kadrul Haque to Canberra ethnic communities, and (2) 'rakhal theke orthonitibid' [Ehsan Ullah]
22 Jun 2009 Listen MP3
(1) Report: 'desh bodoler shopne bivore manushera' - Anisul Huq, and (2) Poem: 'shudhu shei protisrutir jonno' [Murshed Haider]
27 Jul 2009 Listen MP3
(1) Association's annual 'Bangladesh Night', and (2) a presentation on Fred Hyde by Mr. Tony Kent, Chair, CO-ID [Sadequr Rahman]
10 Aug 2009 Listen MP3
Interviews: (1) Brian Martin and Dalia Das - Operation Cleft, and (2) Nitya Bernard Parker - Bangla music devotee [Borhanuddin Shafi]
14 Sep 2009 Listen MP3
(1) Reading: 'bangladesher kichhu notun roag', 'gaahi shamyer gaan' and 'naree', and (2) songs sung by Rajib and Didar [Ehsan Ullah]
12 Oct 2009 Listen MP3
(1) Interview: benefits for Bangladeshi expatriates (2) Story: Hasan Ali - his struggle that earned him GPA 5 [Borhanuddin Shafi]
01 Mar 2010 Listen MP3
(1) 'ekushey boi mela', (2) diary of Tajuddin Ahmed, and (3) 'mata, matri-bhasha o matri-bhumi' by Dr. Md. Zafar Iqbal [Murshed Haider]
08 Mar 2010 Listen MP3
(1) discussion - impact of global financial crisis in Bangladesh, and (2) Interview - Speaker Mr. Abdul Hamid MP Bangladesh [Ajoy Kar]
29 Mar 2010 Listen MP3
'CricketTomorrow.com' - a content rich Cricket website developed by Bangladeshi Cricket devotees in Canberra [Syed As-Sayeed]
10 May 2010 Listen MP3
An 'adda' with three executive committee members of the Bangladesh Australia Association Canberra [Shamsuddin Shafi]
31 May 2010 Listen MP3
Coverage of first reunion of the Dhaka University Alumni Association Canberra, held in Canberra on 15 May 2010 [Ehsan Ullah]
19 Jul 2010 Listen MP3
(1) Discussion: impact of growth on Australian lifestyle, and (2) Interview: Prof. Bijon B Sarma on Sarma's Unified Script [Ajoy Kar]
06 Sep 2010 Listen MP3
Significance of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and the holy night - 'Laylat-al-Qadr' or 'Shab-e-Qadr' [Raquibul Sheikh]
13 Sep 2010 Listen MP3
(1) Canberra Islamic School (2) Queanbeyan Muslim community, and (3) recollection of childhood Eid memories [Dalia Nilufar]
11 Apr 2011 Listen MP3
Seminar and exhibition - "Sharing Our Achievements" - organised by the Bangladeshi Architects in Australia (BAA) [Sheikh Lana]
18 Apr 2011 Listen MP3
Canberra 'Boishakhi Mela' 1418 organised by Bangladesh Australia Association Canberra [Sadequr Rahman]
25 Apr 2011 Listen MP3
'Labour Day' - to be observed on 1st May and recognition of Bangladeshi domestic workers [Shamsuddin Shafi]
02 May 2011 Listen MP3
Anushandhitsu Chakro - a pioneering science club promoting science across Bangladesh [Ajoy Kar]
16 May 2011 Listen MP3
Interview: Mr. Dijen Sharma, the eminent Bangladesh botanist - forest issues and concerns [Obaidul Haque]
01 Aug 2011 Listen MP3
Report: status of US image as a global super power, and Interviews: departing President and member of the Association [Ajoy Kar]
29 Aug 2011 Listen MP3
Islam for younger generation and the month of Ramadan, and some Islamic IQ questions and answers [Raquibul Sheikh]
12 Sep 2011 Listen MP3
Feature: 'Birds of Canberra' - natural habitats in and around Canberra, and why birds are thriving in here [Obaidul Haque]
17 Oct 2011 Listen MP3
Coverage of the Association’s - 'Bangladesh Utshav' - held in Canberra on 15 October 2011 [Part 1] [Sheikh Lana]
24 Oct 2011 Listen MP3
Coverage of the Association’s - 'Bangladesh Utshav' - held in Canberra on 15 October 2011 [Part 2] [Sheikh Lana]
21 Nov 2011 Listen MP3
Report: (1) Australia's long term unemployment, (2) Internet usage by children, and (3) life satisfaction of Australian youth [Ajoy Kar]
12 Dec 2011 Listen MP3
Discussion: Research findings on Australian welfare and childhood obesity - how certain Australian groups disadvantage [Ajoy Kar]
23 Jan 2012 Listen MP3
(1) Worship of Saraswati - the Hindu goddess of knowledge and wisdom, and (2) a discussion on heart disease [Ajoy Kar]
06 Feb 2012 Listen MP3
Viewpoint: a critical analysis of the current state of Bangla language and the evolution since 21 Feb 1952 [Obaidul Haque]
14 May 2012 Listen MP3
An introduction to the Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services (MARSS) of the ACT Inc [Shrabani Paul]
25 Jun 2012 Listen MP3
Coverage: the spirit and sounds of Sydney Boishakhi Mela held in Sydney Olympic Park in Homebush on 21 April 2012 [Ehsan Ullah]
Bangladeshi women at a May Day rally
09 Jul 2012 Listen MP3
The status of Bangladesh women, their rights and state of empowerment today [Obaidul Haque]
Facebook - the most popular social networking site of today
30 Jul 2012 Listen MP3
Facebook: Introduction, history, user profile and facts on risks and benefits of using the site [Samiya Shajedin and Zaheen Rahman]
27 Aug 2012 Listen MP3
Discussion: Australia's unemployed population and the effectiveness of its current income support system [Ajoy Kar]
17 Sep 2012 Listen MP3
Discussion: Autism - the symptoms and the means of reducing their impact on the affected by Dr. Leedy Hoque [Sadequr Rahman]
01 Oct 2012 Listen MP3
Discussion: Progress in the surgical treatment of some types of neurological disorders by Prof. Tipu Aziz [Sadequr Rahman].
22 Oct 2012 Listen MP3
A critique of the current political culture in Bangladesh based on an article by Dr. Rownak Jahan, Columbia University [Obaidul Haque]
Bongobondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with then Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi after Bangladesh's liberation [Source: Daily Prothom Alo]
10 Dec 2012 Listen MP3
Discussion: The life of the inhabitants of the Indo-Bangladesh enclaves, also known as the 'chitmahals' [Sima Kar]
Part of the Bangla Radio Canberra team at the 14th year of broadcasting celebration
31 Dec 2012 Listen MP3
A flash back of Bengali cultural program and activities held in Canberra in 2012 [Arupa Sarkar]
The World's first International Mother Language Day monument in Sydney, Australia
04 Feb 2013 Listen MP3
Conserving the mother language in multicultural Australia and 'Mezban' in Canberra [Ajoy Kar]
Some of the diverse types of potatoes available in South America [Photo: International Potato Centre, Peru]
26 Aug 2013 Listen MP3
Science: the microbes responsible for potato crop failure causing great Ireland famine in 1845-46 [Sadequr Rahman]
Cancer: History, Explanation, Treatment and Measures [Photo: health-news.com]
30 Sep 2013 Listen MP3
Science: Cancer - history, explanation, treatment and measures, and interview with Cancer researcher Ms. Lubna Hussain [Samiya Shajedin]
Community involvement in improving living environment in Dinajpur, Bangladesh [Images: www.worldskillsfoundation.org]
28 Oct 2013 Listen MP3
Interview: Architect Paul Pholeros on community involvement in improving living environment in Dinajpur, Bangladesh [Sheikh Lana]
Poster of the 'Mother Language Day Walk'
24 Feb 2014 Listen MP3
Coverage of the 'Mother Language Day Walk' held on Friday 21 February 2014 in Canberra [Sheikh Lana]
FIFA World Cup 2014 poster
16 Jun 2014 Listen MP3
FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil - the history of the game that rocks fan in more than 200 countries [Newton Muhury]
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan match at Manuka Oval in Canberra [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
16 Mar 2015 Listen MP3
Coverage of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 match between Bangladesh and Afghanistan in Canberra [Raquibul Sheikh]
 Jibanananda Das - story of a poet [Image: YouTube.com]
08 Jun 2015 Listen MP3
Poet Jibanananda Das: His contribution to Bangla literature and Bengali consciousness [Shamsuddin Shafi]
Welcome (to Bangladesh) Chhitmahalbashi [Image: rediff.com]
10 Aug 2015 Listen MP3
Report: Historic land swap eliminating the India-Bangladesh enclaves, known as Chhitmahals [Zaheen Rahman]
Father of the nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman among the artists of Bangladesh Betar [Photo: Lutfar Rahman]
14 Dec 2015 Listen MP3
Special presentation: Role of Bangladesh Betar during the liberation war - Mazharul Islam [Obaidul Haque]
Graduation day of Bangla Academy Australia, Sydney [Photo: Anwar Akash]
28 Dec 2015 Listen MP3
Special presentation: Bangla Academy Australia – Promoting Bangla language and culture in Australia – Anwar Akash [Ehsan Ullah]
Two Mohurs - coins of the East India Company [Image: Wikipedia.com]
25 Jan 2016 Listen MP3
Story of the East India Company from a school boy's perspective [Ehsan Ullah]
Meeting to defy 'Section 144' on 21 February 1952 that unfolded the historic events [Photo: Prof. Rafiqul Islam - Wikimedia.org]
22 Feb 2016 Listen MP3
Professor Anisuzzaman: Life and work of Bengali language activist Justice Muhammad Habibur Rahman [Obaidul Haque]
The immortal 21st February [Image: anandabazar.com]
29 Feb 2016 Listen MP3
Observance of Ekushey February in Canberra, Sydney and West Bengal, India [Ehsan Ullah]
Role of Bangladesh Betar in the liberation war [Photo: positive-light.org]
28 Mar 2016 Listen MP3
Special presentation: The history and role of Bangladesh Betar in the liberation war of Bangladesh [Shamsuddin Shafi]
Sydney Boishakhi Mela 2016 [Photo: Tulip Chaudhury]
18 Apr 2016 Listen MP3
Sydney Boishakhi Mela 2016 organised by the Bangabandhu Council Australia - covered by Dr. Abed Chaudhury [Fahmida Ehsan]
Latest shape of north Canberra's Gungahlin mosque - June 2016 [Image: abacm.net.au]
04 Jul 2016 Listen MP3
Interviews: An update on the Gungahlin Mosque project in north Canberra [Raquibul Sheikh]
 Caption: The Rising Story of Bangladeshi Band Music [Image: Tasneem Rahman]
29 Aug 2016 Listen MP3
The rising story of Bangladeshi band music (1970-1990) [Tasneem Rahman]
The True American - Murder and Mercy in Texas [Image: Book cover detail]
05 Sep 2016 Listen MP3
Interview: Rais Bhuiyan - a tale of mercy and forgiveness (Part 1) [Ehsan Ullah]
'Genetic Engineering' - its application, usefulness and harmfulness [Image: gcner.org]
26 Sep 2016 Listen MP3
[Archive: 2000] 'Genetic Engineering' - its application, usefulness and harmfulness in plain language [Ehsan Ullah]
Lakshmi Puja in Bengal [Image: bhakti-online.com]
17 Oct 2016 Listen MP3
The origin and rituals of Lakshmi Puja [Shrabani Paul]
Special presentation: Catastrophic earthquake in Bangladesh! A matter of time? [Photo from Nepal earthquake: channel3000.com]
24 Oct 2016 Listen MP3
The possibility of a major earthquake in Bangladesh [Ehsan Ullah]
Canberra based musical group Spondon's 10th anniversary [Photo: Spondon]
31 Oct 2016 Listen MP3
Canberra based musical group Spondon's 10th anniversary celebration [Luna Purification]
The real life and strange death of poet Jibanananda Das [Image: Rajib Paul]
21 Nov 2016 Listen MP3
A blog post on real life and strange death of poet Jibanananda Das by Imran Niloy [Shrabani Paul]
The National Martyrs' Memorial of Bangladesh and its architect Syed Mainul Hossain [Photo: prothom-alo.com]
19 Dec 2016 Listen MP3
Two features on Victory Day of Bangladesh published in Bangladesh daily Prothom Alo [Ehsan Ullah]
'Probaho' - the Bangla music group from Auckland, New Zealand [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
02 Jan 2017 Listen MP3
The story and songs of 'Probaho' - the Bangla music group from Auckland, New Zealand [Ehsan Ullah]
One member of Identity Inclusion support group interviewing a person in need of their services [Photo: @identityinclusion]
30 Jan 2017 Listen MP3
Interview: Ms. Shamsin Ahmed, founder of Identity Inclusion Bangladesh providing mental health services [Shamaruh Mirza]