16 December Victory Day: Minds Without Fear, Heads Held High

 

Today is National Victory Day. The 45th anniversary of victory earned through sacrifice of enormous bloodshed. The day of emergence of Bangladesh as an independent sovereign state to this world.

 

14 December, the Martyred Intellectuals’ day. The day we lost the best children of the soil. The most grieved day of the Bangali nation. On this day on 1971, when the final victory of the War of Liberation was sure to happen, at that very moment the attacking Pakistani forces and their collaborators – the Razakars, Al Badr, Al Shams forces abducted the best and most talented intellectuals of the nation - all the academics, researchers, physicians, engineers, journalists, poets and writers were kidnapped, blind folded in the dark of night and then were killed brutally.

Jail Killing: Another Dark Chapter of the History of Bangladesh

Today is that fearsome-horrible 3rd November. Another tarnished and bloodstained Jail Killing Day appears in the history of Bangali Nation. It’s one of those days, which will always be dubbed as the 'dark days' forever, this 3rd of November. The few events which have ever halted Bangladesh from achieving her covetable pathways, this was one such incidents happened in this very day on 1975.

Shaheed Noor Hossain Day: A Valiant Sacrifice to Bring Back Democracy

 

Noor Hossain is one of the notable names of Bangladesh's movement for democracy. On November 10, 1987, when he was participating in a rally supporting to establish democratic rule in Bangladesh against the autocratic ruler Let. Gen. H M Ershad, police gunned him down.

 

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has attended the seminar on "South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Scaling up Innovation in Public Service Delivery" organised by Bangladesh and UN office for South-South cooperation at the Conference Room of UN Headquarters on Tuesday. Here is the full speech by the Bangladesh premier.

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