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Full list of martyred intellectuals not yet

Full list of martyred intellectuals not yet
The nation honours the martyred intellectuals of 1971 by observing Martyred Intellectuals' Day every year. But even after 48 years of independence, the government still lacks a final list of the intellectuals who were the victims of targeted killing in the final hours of the 1971 Liberation War. Just two days ahead of the country’s victory on this day 48 years ago, the marauding Pakistan army, in collusion with their local collaborators—Al- Badr, Al-Shams, and Razakars—killed the most prominent intellectuals of the country in a bid to cripple the newly emerging nation of Bangladesh. The martyred included university teachers, journalists, litterateurs, and doctors who were targeted not only because of their work in their…

Let’s wait and see what results come from ICJ

Let’s wait and see what results come from ICJ

Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming has said China hopes to see an early repatriation of Rohingyas and an eventual solution to the problem saying they want to see the results that will come out from the court in The Hague. On China's view towards the case filed by The Gambia against Myanmar…
‘Proper plan, strict enforcement of law could free main streets from rickshaws’

‘Proper plan, strict enforcement of law could free main streets from rickshaws’

Though rickshaws are largely blamed for slowing down Dhaka’s traffic, the authorities concerned are unable to remove the three-wheelers from the capital for lack of a comprehensive plan, said experts. Experts came up with the views while talking to the news agency over the nagging issue of Dhaka’s…
Martyred Intellectuals Day

Martyred Intellectuals Day

Today is one of the saddest days in the history of the Bengali nation. On this day in 1971, on the eve of Bangladesh’s victory over the Pakistani occupation forces, many of the brightest persons of the Bengali intelligentsia were picked up and murdered brutally by the Pakistani forces and their…
BRI is open, inclusive and beneficial to all

BRI is open, inclusive and beneficial to all

Proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, the Belt and Road initiative (BRI) has been a trending word that frequents news headlines all around the globe, even more so in Bangladesh as it is one of the first South Asian countries to join the initiative. We highly appreciate that Bangladesh along…
Warm clothes sale peaks

Warm clothes sale peaks

With the onset of winter, selling of warm clothes has increased manifold in the capital’s different markets. New as well used warm clothes are having an increased demand among the customers due to the season. A large number of people from different walks of life thronged the markets and footpaths…
World leaders welcome Johnson

World leaders welcome Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s resounding election victory was largely welcomed by governments around the world on Friday, with hopes it will put an end to years of Brexit deadlock. Here are some of the initial reactions: “Congratulations to Boris Johnson on his great WIN!”…
Liberation War film festival kicks off tomorrow

Liberation War film festival kicks off tomorrow

BSS, Dhaka A weeklong film festival featuring films and documentaries made on the plot of Liberation War will begin tomorrow in the capital marking the great Victory Day. Liberation War Affairs Ministry will organise the film festival titled ‘71 on Celluloid’ at Shawkat Osman auditorium…
Liton pilots Rajshahi to 2nd win

Liton pilots Rajshahi to 2nd win

Rajshahi Royals continued their winning spree as they trounced Sylhet Thunder by eight wickets in their last match of the first leg on the day three of the Akash-DTH  Bangabandhu-Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in Mirpur yesterday. Andre Russell-inspired…
Tentulia remained unconquerable during War of Liberation

Tentulia remained unconquerable during War of Liberation

Following stiff resistances created by freedom fighters, the northernmost Tentulia Thana area remained as unconquerable stronghold and training centre of freedom fighters in 1971. The Pakistani occupation army could not even touch sovereignty of the entire 74 square-kilometre Tentulia Thana during the…
Dhaka’s nights hotter than surrounding areas

Dhaka’s nights hotter than surrounding areas

Night temperature of the capital city of Dhaka remain one to two degree Celsius more than that in the surrounding areas. So, city dwellers feel comparatively less cold even during winter, according to meteorologists. They identified massive urbanisation, industrialisation, greenhouse gas emission, human…
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