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Bangladesh will commemorate 47 years since our victory over Pakistan's military regime on the 16th day of December.

A wish on Victory Day

Just before the Victory Day this year we saw reports of Pakistan trying to interfere in Bangladesh's elections

Tribute to our fallen intellectual heroes

On every 14 December, we pay a full scale special tribute to our fallen martyrs because they marked

Why Gaza's resistance unsettles Israel

For Israel and its unswerving American benefactor, even the adverse outcome of a vote - at the United

The referendum risk

Now that British Prime Minister Theresa May, facing certain defeat, has postponed Parliament's vote on the deal she

Murder most foul

On December 14, 1971 - just a couple of days before our Victory Day, the day Pakistan's occupation

2019 India polls will be a Modi-Rahul duel

Indian voters in the heartland states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh have sent out unambiguous messages and

Teachers can be a child's best friend or their worst enemy

Having slowly moved on from the initial shock that stunned and horrified the nation, Bangladesh is now in

The Republic of Laos and its independence struggle

Distance from Bangladesh to Laos is 1,325 kilometers southward. This air travel distance is equal to 823 miles.

War over Ukraine?

"Today, the United States and Allies conducted an extraordinary flight under the Open Skies Treaty. The timing of

The 1971 war heroine

The Mukti Bahini translates as 'freedom fighters', or liberation army, also known as the Bangladesh Forces, are the

Rahul Gandhi's 'Hinduism on Display' and RSS-BJP's Hindutva

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the father of the nation, did say that he is a Hindu; at the same

Will Bangladesh lose in the month of victory?

National election for eleventh parliament this year has been scheduled in December and this is the second time

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

On this day, 10 December in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly, meeting in Paris, adopted a declaration

Humans' unending quest to browse the sky

Ever since humans began fixing their gaze upward and wondered the immensity of the skies in time immemorial,

Acharya Vinoba Bhave: An Indian social reformer

In November 1982, Vinoba Bhave fell seriously ill and decided to end his life. He also refused to

Bung Karno and Indonesia

Soekarno is fondly remembered by Indonesians as Bung Karno (Brother Soekarno). On one side people remember them as

Yemen: A tale of 85,000 kids' death

In Yemen, a place where things couldn't get worse, things have gotten worse.85,000 children under the age of

Emotional Intelligence matters most in personal and professional life

Surprisingly, till recent times we did not know that human success in personal or professional life substantially depends

More funds needed for Rohingya children's basic education

All over the world, in every disaster, be it social, geopolitical or economic, children become the ultimate sufferer

Babri Masjid demolition went against constitutional morality

December 6 is a day to remember and pay tribute to the great social and political thinker, Babasaheb

Down memory the lane: The demons of 1971

The month of December 1971 is remarkably eventful in the struggle for Bangladesh's independence. December is also called

Post-truth and politics of our 'English-ness'

Our rickshaw crosses the Rokeya Hall while sailing along the campus toward Nilkhet. Excited readers who are wondering

India elections will be a test of adaptability

The bookies in the Indian states of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh where assembly elections were held last

'We must pledge to pay taxes for a developed Bangladesh'

Bangladesh Bank's former Governor and eminent economist Dr. Atiur Rahman spoke to The Asian Age on the state

Lessons of the Khashoggi killing

The Jamal Khashoggi kill drama was instructive regarding the shameless imperial hypocrisy of the United States' media and

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