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Dream of Golden Bengal comes true

Dream of Golden Bengal comes true
For a good part of the country’s history, the deeds and traits of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman were intentionally kept in obscurity. The people helming power structures kept the stories and studies about Bangabandhu buried, and propagated a misleading narrative of the country’s history. All this has changed now. With the Awami League government now continuing its third straight term, and with the rapid advancement of the country on various fronts, the dreams of Bangabandhu’s Golden Bengal (Sonar Bangla) now has become more evident than ever. The country has attained remarkable progress in many areas. Robust economic reforms, Digital Bangladesh iniative, remittances received from the expatriate community and boost in exports,…

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Three more COVID-19 cases detected
Three more COVID-19  cases detected
Three fresh patients have been detected with coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, raising the…

SC stays HC order over mobile court verdict against children

SC stays HC order over mobile court verdict against children

The chamber court of the Appellate Division yesterday stayed a High Court verdict that declared illegal and unconstitutional any punishment meted out to children by executive magistrate-run mobile courts across the country. Chamber judge of the Appellate Division, Justice Md Nuruzzaman passed the stay…
‘Awareness, joint efforts can 
help fight dengue, coronavirus’

‘Awareness, joint efforts can help fight dengue, coronavirus’

As Bangladesh reports new coronavirus cases and experts predict a possible dengue outbreak, the country’s health sector braces for an unprecedented impact but doctors say the worst-case scenario can be avoided if everyone works together. Dr Edward Pallab Rozario, head of health programmes at Caritas…
Homage to Bangabandhu

Homage to Bangabandhu

The silent village of Tungipara in Gopalganj district of Bangladesh has been reverberated with the footsteps of millions of people from all strata of life as hundred years ago a child was born there who changed the course of history of the Bengali nation.  No other Bangali could leave such a lasting…
Promoting tourism through Mujib Barsha celebrations

Promoting tourism through Mujib Barsha celebrations

The greatest Bengali soul in the history of thousands of years is unequivocally Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He was a visionary politician, nature lover and tourism dreamer of Bangladesh. Immediately after the Independence of Bangladesh in 1971, his challenge was to reconstruct and develop the…
Scheduled commercial banks to invest by next week: Kamal

Scheduled commercial banks to invest by next week: Kamal

Scheduled commercial banks will invest in the stock market of the country by next week to support and to promote bourses, said Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal. He urged investors not to sell shares at a low prices being panicked by the outbreak of COVID-19. The minister said all scheduled banks must…
Germany says virus vaccine research not for sale

Germany says virus vaccine research not for sale

Germany’s foreign minister said yesterday the rights to coronavirus vaccine research were not for sale, following reports Donald Trump wanted the US to buy exclusive access to a potential vaccine developed by a German biotech firm. The comments, made in an interview to media group Funke, come…
‘Shatabdir Mahanayak’
depicts the life of Bangabandhu

‘Shatabdir Mahanayak’ depicts the life of Bangabandhu

Marking the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the nation is set to celebrate the inauguration of Mujib Year today. As part of the celebration, a 45-minute theatrical choreography will be aired tonight at 8pm on Bangladesh Television (BTV). Performed by over…
Prime Bank snatch exciting win

Prime Bank snatch exciting win

Mahedi Hasan’s fighting 56 went in vain when Gazi Group Cricketers conceded a nine-run defeat to Prime Bank Cricket Club in their exciting first round clash of the Bangabandhu-Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League at the empty-crowd Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur yesterday. Gazi…
Kurigram farmers smile with sunflowers

Kurigram farmers smile with sunflowers

The cultivation of sunflower on fallow land has opened up a new avenue of earning and employment for the locals and farmers. Sunflower, one of the most important seed crops grown in temperate countries, is a major source of vegetable oil which is much healthier than pump and soybean oil as it does not…
From Khoka to Bangabandhu

From Khoka to Bangabandhu

Exactly 100 years ago, on March 17, 1920, on the bank of river Baighar, a tiny village named Tungipara under the present district of Gopalganj witnessed the birth of a baby boy in the house of the respectable Sheikh family. His father Sheikh Lutfur Rahman and mother Sayera Khatun used to call him Khoka.…
BANGABANDHU, THE GREATEST BENGALI EVER

BANGABANDHU, THE GREATEST BENGALI EVER

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 in 1971. The reason…
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Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
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