Thoughts on the month of March

- Professor Mamun Al Mahtab (Shwapnil) With a nation celebrating thirteen festivities in twelve months, it is a mathematical reality that every month of the year means something special to the Bangladeshis and Bengalis as a whole. March of all is perhaps special, as there are several dates in March bearing extra significance to this nation. Mar...

7th March: The Speech that ignited freedom

Bangabandhu's historic March 7 speech is recognised as one of the world's all-time best. It is correctly said Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's historic March 7 speech that effectively declared Bangladesh's independence and it has been selected as one of the most rousing and inspirational wartime speeches in the last 2,500 years. The much-talk...

H.E President M Abdul Hamid hosted a reception at Bangabhaban marking the country's 48th Independence and National Day

H.E President M Abdul Hamid hosted a reception at Bangabhaban marking the country's 48th Independence and National Day  P.C: Saiful Islam Kallol 

Genocide Day: As it was in March 1971: Syed Badrul Ahsan

The adoption of a resolution by parliament on the observance of 25 March as Genocide Day raises the very critical question of the significance of the day. That question has nothing to do with the platitudinous or the emotional, though platitudes and emotions are always necessary components of the human experience everywhere. But now that we offi...

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