Monday, September 21, 2015

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 Sashanka Banerjee50 years ago on January 10, a British Royal Air Force Comet aircraft

Who Was Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman And Why India Respects Him

 Zoya HussainShyam Benegal, a well-known director, has unveiled the poster for Mujib – The Making

Bangabandhu, Bangladesh’s Independence and Foreign Support

 Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman said in 1972 that the Pakistan government did not hang

The Significance of Bangabandhu’s Return to Independent Bangladesh

 After the independence of Bangladesh, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi wrote a letter to the heads of government

Homage to the Architect of History

 While talking about the history of Bangladesh or in a wider sense referring to the significant flyspecks dotting

Welcome to the Most Exciting Event: Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day

 Following his return to Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s first statement to the international media was: “Gentlemen, as

Can the World Emerge from the Shadow of War in 2023?

Enayetullah KhanAs the curtain comes down on another year, it is difficult to look beyond

A Symbolic and Idiomatic Approach to Cats

 Marufa Mazhar  One of my uncles, who is a very intimate friend of mine decided

When a Cup of Tea Refreshes You to Face the Brave New World

 Mahbubul Islam Tea is one of the most popular beverages across the world. In our

Dichotomy in the Verses of Anne Bradstreet and Emily Dickinson

 Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) flourished in America when the American Age of Enlightenment and American Romantic Upsurge coincided with

Looking Back on Past Love Stories

 Once you took me on a tour to your vast country's northern tip, hand in hand. Two of

Academic Studies Should Include War Books

 Mohon MiahThere are lots of masterpieces in various languages on wars. Most of these

1971: A time to remember a time to move forward

 Enayetullah KhanI vividly remember 1971 December 16 as Bangladesh was liberated. Freedom had been in

1971: How It Was Described by Foreign Authors

 When we ponder over the word "genocide", the most gruesome instances that we often recall are the holocaust

The Sacrifices of Intellectuals in Our Liberation War

 Another 14th December is approaching us with the gruesome memories of the genocide by the Pakistan occupation forces

Sharadiya festival for all

 To know the unknown mystery of the creation of the universe is always a burning question for us.

The dark night full of gunpowder smell

 Dhaka University campus was decorated in a new look to welcome Bangabandhu on 15 August 1975. He would

Bangabandhu, the legend lives on

 Rabindranath Tagore, the first Asian to receive Nobel Prize for literature, could perhaps foresee what was in store

Our annus horribilis

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

Mother tongue as a tool for unification

 Thehe state language movement began as a middle class protest. Students and teachers of Dhaka University were at

From Ekushey to International Mother Language Day and beyond

 Like every landmark day of every other country, Bangladesh's Ekushey February, or the 21st of February, 1952, has

1952: On a day in February

 The realities of Ekushey, or around it, need to be focused on again, all these years after 1952.

The lighthouse of Bengali mentality

 21st (Ekushey) February of the Language Movement is the day of both gloominess and glory for the Bengali

Mother Language Day: Why learning a foreign language is important

 International Mother Language Day has been celebrated every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity

Bangabandhu's ample contribution to the language movement

 The movement to make Bengali the state language has been going on since 1947, but the

Ekushey in music and poetry

 Ekushey is a Bengali spirit essentially integrated with the identity of the nation that germinated in 1952 and

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