- Published on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 15:00
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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.
- Published on Monday, 02 March 2015 16:59
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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.
- Published on Thursday, 12 February 2015 22:42
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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.
- Published on Friday, 20 February 2015 22:08
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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.
"We must give women financial freedom and economic empowerment": PM's Interview in "Global: The International Briefing"
- Published on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 13:51
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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: