Special Article

15th August: Darkest Chapter Of History

15th August is the day of national mourning. It’s a day when all beings of whole Bengal, even nature drop tears. Because, this day of August, back in 1975 it seemed like this rainy August and brutal bloodshed of Bangabandhu were the representation of the weeping of the sky itself crying out of extreme grievance. The time when the murderer...

NY Times Special: He Tells Full Story of Arrest and Detention

The following article was published in the New York Times on 18th January 1972.  Sydney H. Schanberg: He kissed his weeping wife and children good-bye, telling them what they knew too well—that he might never return. Then the West Pakistani soldiers prodded him down the stairs, hitting him from behind with their rifle butts. He reac...

COVID-19: Bangladesh Situation Report

Date: 10 August 2020 Basic Information The first case of Covid-19 in Bangladesh was detected on 8 March 2020. So far, the country has detected 260,507 confirmed cases of Covid-19, of whom, 3,438 have died and 150,437 have recovered after treatment. In total, 452,378 people have been quarantined (institutional and home) till date of whom 399,63...

Government’s initiative to fight Coronavirus

Countries around the world have come to a halt as the COVID-19 or Coronavirus is spreading out every minute. Reported first by China, it has already affected more than 200 countries. Since March 8, Bangladesh reported 257,600 cases till 9th August and 3,399 of them died. 148,370 people have recovered and sent home. The government is alert since ...

Six-point: “Charter of Freedom” for Bengalees: Sheikh Hasina

We observe June 7 as the Six-Point Day. The year 2020 has appeared as a unique year in the life of the Bengalees. This year is very important for us – meaning the people of Bangladesh. Massive programmes were undertaken to celebrate the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Not only in Bangladesh, but t...