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We are going to celebrate Eid Ul Azha within a few days. This festival comes back to us

Stray thoughts on Eid-ul-Azha

How soon time flies! Believe it or not, Eid is here again, the second of the two that

The portrayal of liberation war for the youth

The movie Bapjaner Bioscope is a brave attempt to showcase our liberation war in an epic frame to

Eid-ul-Azha: The feast of sacrifice

Muslims celebrate the Eid- ul-Azha to commemorate Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael in obedience to God

Advertisements can have negative impact on people

Generally, people or companies use to advertise their products to make them known and popular to all. The

Kiev-Minsk-Helsinki: Tale of a lonely tourist

When I arrived at Kiev international railway station all alone, the skyline along the east horizon was slowly

Solving the riddle in South Asian development

South Asia was a region of moderate growth before 1980. But in the past three decades, with GDP

Fashion houses saturated with new collection for Eid

Eid ul-Azha is one of the greatest festivals of the Muslims. It is an important religious holiday celebrated

'Mere mixing up songs is not fusion'

Just weeks ago 40th National Film Award was given. Swani Zubayeer bagged the Best Music Director Award for

A tale of courage and emotion

Anil Bagchir Ekdin is a lyrical visual stream that touches the high note of emotion. The movie becomes

Joy through sacrifice

One of the two canonical festivals in the Islamic calendar (the other being Eid-ul-Fitr) Eid-ul-Azha brings for the

Bangabandhu: Some memories and thoughts

Being a student of English Department of Dhaka University and a serious activist of left politics at the

Remembering the poet of politics…

Let me begin with the words by Irving Berlin: "The song is ended, but the melody lingers on..."

Our annus horribilis

The three months that elapsed between August and November 1975 were times that laid Bangladesh low, and not

Bangabandhu killing: Our bitter knowledge

One of my colleagues requested me to write the fact of how Bangabandhu was betrayed at home and

Reminiscing on the tragic day of Bangalee nation

A leader of towering height, he was born a great Bengali, one and only, in thousand years. A

The darkest dawn

The early dawn of August 15, 1975 was easily the darkest dawn in the post liberation history of

Abominable August killings and subsequent resistance

15th August, 1975 is a unbearable torment in our life. On that very day, we were working at

Assassinating Bangabandhu ... murdering history

A little after 4 a.m. on 15 August 1975, tanks of the Bangladesh army rumbled down the empty

An awardee of ‘The friends of liberation war honour’ remembers Sheikh Mujib

Every year in August, I remember both my meeting with Sheikh Mujib in 1972 and his violent death

Bangabandhu: A true friend of the masses

In this month of August we all remember our Father of the Nation with humility and pains. Many

"241st BIRTHDAY OF AMERICA"

Message from  Marcia Bernicat US Ambassador to BangladeshBirthdays are an enjoyable occasion.  They are a time to remember

CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENCE DAY IN THE U.S.

The founders of the United States knew that independence was something to celebrate.  And although U.S. Independence Day

LADY LIBERTY: 125 YEARS AS ICON OF FREEDOM

"Over the years, the meanings of the [Statue of Liberty] have grown until she has become an international

How May Day became a holiday for workers

Celebrations on May 1 have long had two, seemingly contradictory meanings. On one hand, May Day is known for

The red flower of May

Every year May makes its recurrence with a red flower, which bloomed out of the blood of repressed working

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