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A ballad for freedom

A ballad for freedom
It was the afternoon of March 7, 1971, the day when the undisputed leader of the Bangalee nation, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, laid down guidelines for his people to follow in the confrontation with the civil-military-political combine of West Pakistan. At the mammoth rally at the Race Course Ground on the day, Mujib called on freedom-loving Bangalees to fight back against the oppressive Pakistani regime. The founding father of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, in his historic speech had chosen each and every word very carefully so that the military establishment of West Pakistan could not describe him (Bangabandhu) as a rebel leader. In his own imitable and iconic oration, Mujib told a tale of exploitation as a million-strong crowd…

Protesters call on govt to withdraw Modi invitation

Protesters call on govt to withdraw Modi invitation

In a protest against recent violence in the Indian capital of New Delhi, several Islamic parties under the banner 'Like-minded Islamic Parties' took to the streets in Dhaka yesterday.  The protesters called on the government to cancel the invitation to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,…
Lack of teachers, classroom hampers education

Lack of teachers, classroom hampers education

Even five years after its opening, the physical education and sports science (PESS) department of Rajshahi University (RU) is facing problems like a lack of teachers and other essential facilities. The growing number of students has only compounded the mismatch between the needs and actual reality.…
The guiding principles of the March 7 speech

The guiding principles of the March 7 speech

The nineteen minutes speech that Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivered on March 7 1971 was unique in many respects. It was an extempore speech and touched upon every aspects of the struggle for economic and political emancipation of the people of Bangladesh as part of the erstwhile Pakistan. It…
Rulers of Bengal

Rulers of Bengal

Part- VII of VIII Keeping in mind the celebration of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman or Mujib Barsha in 2020, The Independent took up a study to make a detour around Bengal’s political history from ancient period to the time when Bangladesh emerged as an independent state…
    Popularity grows for agent banking

    Popularity grows for agent banking

    Agent banking is gaining in popularity in rural areas thanks to large volumes of inward remittance.  Since the introduction of agent banking in 2013, the system has been strengthened across the country, particularly in rural areas. Agent banking services include deposit collection, loan disbursement,…
    Suicide attackers strike outside US embassy in Tunis

    Suicide attackers strike outside US embassy in Tunis

    A double suicide attack shook the Tunisian capital yesterday as assailants wounded six people including police guarding the US embassy, authorities said. An explosion rocked the Berges du Lac district where the embassy is located around midday, causing panic among pedestrians and motorists in the area.…
    Kanthoshilon remembers 
Waheedul Haq

    Kanthoshilon remembers Waheedul Haq

    Kanthoshilon, a well-known recitation organisation in the country, has organised a two-day programme titled ‘Waheedul Haq Memorial Festival’ in remembrance of noted Tagore exponent, cultural activist and also the founder member of Kanthoshilon Waheedul Haq on the occasion of his 87th birth…
    Indomitable Mashrafe’s stop-start cricket career

    Indomitable Mashrafe’s stop-start cricket career

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza was first spotted during a U-17 regional cricket tournament where he beguiled batsmen with raw pace, slammed sixes in a flamboyant manner, and dived around in a don’t-care attitude. He was picked up from that tournament and sent to a fast-bowling camp conducted by West…
    New curriculum to have 
streams till Class X: Minister

    New curriculum to have streams till Class X: Minister

    In a new curriculum now under way, there will be no groups, science, humanities, and business studies, till Class X or equivalent levels in schools. Prime Minister has given certain directives in this regard. The new curriculum is being modified as per her advice.  Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni…
    UGC, VCs of public varsities 
to meet tomorrow

    UGC, VCs of public varsities to meet tomorrow

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) is going to hold talks with the vice-chancellors (VCs) of public universities tomorrow to fix the modalities of the cluster system of admission test in the coming academic year. UGC sources said it invited the VCs of those public universities that had agreed to…
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