The Dark Night Of Genocide

 

A black veil has just showed up over the history of mankind. It was the night of March 25, 1971. The roar of tanks broke the silence of the night. Millions of people in Bangladesh, then a province of Pakistan, woke up not to the chirping of birds but to the thudding sounds of bombs and bullets. That was the kickoff of one of the biggest genocides, led by then General Yahya Khan of Pakistan, in the world history.

Padma Bridge on Way to Reality: Works on Full Swing

 

Braving all the odds, the construction work of Padma Multipurpose Bridge-- the biggest development project in the country’s history – seems to be moving into full stem. The process of setting up test piles of the main bridge began, in accordance with the scheduled time, on March 01, marking another step forward towards building the mega project that would connect all the 19 districts of the southern region directly with the capital.

When Politics Becomes Terrorism

 

Since being voted back to power in January 2014, the country continued its march of progress in almost all sectors of economic and human development under the Awami League government.

Our Language, Our pride: Bangla Secured through Blood

Every year, we take a step back to commemorate our gallant heroes who sacrificed their lives on the fateful day of February 21, 1952 in a bid to defend and uphold our mother tongue and secure it as state language.

 

An interview of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina recently appeared in “Global: The International Briefing” publication’s First Quarter 2015 issue where she explained her fight for gender equality in a country which has traditionally considered women’s place in home only. She also describes the obstacles she has faced so far in her social and political struggles.Her words are reproduced verbatim here below for the readers:

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