Hi, I'm Nujhat

Nujhat Purnata


My Works

I write for fun or for work.

25
Feb
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YouTubers and their freedom

By Nujhat Purnata . 25 February 2019

If music and art is to be created according to the personal preference of our ministers, then will art be curated enough and as openly as a nation of thriving younglings can strive for?

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27
Jun
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Recovering Their Future

By Nujhat Purnata . 27 June 2014

Antara Raisa Chowdhury, a six-year-old from Dhaka was excited about the Friday morning picnic...

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15
Aug
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The Other Side of the Spectrum

By Nujhat Purnata . 15 Aug 2014

Can changing the child's name cure autism? Well, Tahmina Tania, from Chittagong was told by a group of religious clerics that changing her son's name and holding special prayers would cure him of his disease...

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12
Oct
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Cannabis Reform Coalition hosts author Rick Steves

By Nujhat Purnata . 24 May 2015

“High is a place, and I like to go there sometimes,” said author and television personality Rick Steves at the “Yes on Question 4” event at the Mullins Center Tuesday night...

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07
Nov
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State residents raise questions in spar over Ballot Question 3

By Nujhat Purnata . 07 November 2016

Ballot Question 3, concerning the containment of farm animals in Massachusetts, has received overwhelming support from voters, claims Citizens...

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09
Nov
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UMass students and Amherst residents react to election

By Nujhat Purnata . 09 November 2016

Daniel Gately, a senior communication and Spanish major, is a former Bernie Sanders supporter who voted for Clinton in order to vote against Trump....

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08
Nov
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Victim of bus stop crash pronounced dead

By Nujhat Purnata . 08 November 2016

The crash that took place Sunday night involving a collision in which a pickup truck struck the Amherst Post Office bus stop on North Pleasant Street, has claimed the life of 55-year-old William E. Wanczyk, of Northampton...

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27
Jun
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‘Arabic Night’ to be held tomorrow at Smith College

By Nujhat Purnata . 10 November 2016

The Five College Arabic Language Initiative is set to present the 6th Annual “Arabic Night” on Friday, Nov. 11 at Davis Ballroom, Smith College. This social event is expected to gather students, faculties of the five colleges, and members of the community in general to celebrate Arabic culture...

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26
Oct
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Two arrests in connection with double shooting

By Nujhat Purnata . 26 October 2014

Two arrests have been made in connection with the double shooting at the Southpoint apartments, according to information released by District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman Mary Carey...

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05
Oct
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‘Sleepless at UMass’ event draws drowsy droves to Student Union Ballroom

By Nujhat Purnata . 06 October 2016

A crowd of approximately 80-150 students took to the streets of the University of Massachusetts’ Southwest Residential Area on Monday night after rumors of a clown sighting spread like wildfire...

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05
Oct
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Students ready to fight “creepy clowns”

By Nujhat Purnata . 06 October 2016

Ballot Question 3, concerning the containment of farm animals in Massachusetts, has received overwhelming support from voters, claims Citizens...

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14
Sep
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Jill Stein to visit Northampton to speak on presidential election platform

By Nujhat Purnata . 14 September 2016

Jill Stein, the official nominee of the Green Party in the 2016 presidential election, will be visiting Northampton to speak at the First Churches of Northampton on Sunday, Sept. 18 from 7-9 p.m...

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27
April
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UMass student found dead in dormitory room

By Nujhat Purnata . 27 April 2016

A University of Massachusetts student was found dead Wednesday morning in his dorm room, according to University officials...

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19
Sep
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New app called Swpr. launched to combat hunger on college campus

By Nujhat Purnata . 19 September 2016

Two computer science majors at the University of Massachusetts have developed a new app intended to combat hunger.

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20
March
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Study Abroad: The most vulnerable four months of my life

By Nujhat Purnata . 20 March 20117

Sometimes I look around and ask myself, “How did I even get here?” Everything happened so fast that I was barely able to grasp the intensity of this so-called new adventure of my life...

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My Portfolio

Check more of my photography on Flickr.

Me in the News

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TSSEP: Using Technology for a Better Society

April 17, 2014

YES Alumni Bangladesh organised the Tech Solutions to Socio-Economic Problems (TSSEP), from March 15 to 27, to show high-school students how technology can be used as a tool to solve social problems...

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Photos depict people, nature

Jan 18, 2020

Upcoming photographer Nujhat Purnata’s works displayed at Gallery-6, National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy give visitors a glimpse into diverse topics including...

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Purnata’s lens in between the border

Jan 18, 2020

Solo exhibition of young Bangladeshi artist Nujhat Purnata has began in the capital on Friday reflecting socio-political constructs in the face of people at home and aboard...

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In between borders and other social constructs

Jan 18, 2020

In between borders and other political constructs, a two-day solo exhibition by photographer Nujhat Purnata, will conclude today at Gallery 6, Fine Arts Building in Bangladesh...

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Say Hello

You can reach me at nujhatpurnata@gmail.com