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Prof Azizur Rahman Khan: A visionary in financial studies

It is difficult to put into words the contribution that Prof Azizur Rahman Khan made to academia and the nation.

1m ago

88th birth anniversary of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed / Memories of a revolutionary dreamer

Abed bhai defined a great and worthy leader as someone who always steps down to accommodate a worthier leader.

1m ago

Remembering Sir John Wilson: An outstanding personality

Sir John Wilson directly contributed in changing the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the world.

5m ago

Muzharul Islam: A ‘vastukalabid’ for modern Bengal

Described as the doyen of Bangladesh’s architecture, Muzharul Islam introduced modernism in the country as well as the highest ideals of the craft.

6m ago

Tribute to AM Anisuzzaman / Forever a restless civil servant

He seemed to shine whenever handling a crisis.

6m ago

Remembering Annisul Huq: The man behind the public persona

Six years ago, a perfectly healthy man in his 60s just left me and my children in a state of shock and emptiness.

6m ago

Remembering a man with a magical touch

A globe-trotter, Kaiser Zaman, an organiser during Bangladesh’s Liberation War and a well-known humanitarian, passed away on June 19, 2023 in Dhaka, at the age of 78.

11m ago

Remembering Dr Zahir, a revered jurist and constitutional expert

Dr Muhammad Zahir, the once well-revered jurist whose name has almost sunk into obscurity now, breathed his last on this day in 2013 in a hospital in Bangkok.

11m ago

Abdur Rouf Chowdhury: Entrepreneur par excellence

Rouf bhai was one of the most creative entrepreneurs in the country, having founded many companies in very diverse fields

1y ago

2nd Death Anniversary of Md Shafiqual Haque Choudhury: A Development Legend

He dedicated his entire life to the cause of the poor and to humanity.

1y ago

Glimpses into the life of a social worker and homemaker

The lady I am writing about was a silent social worker and an ardent homemaker.

1y ago

Akbar Ali Khan: A versatile scholar bureaucrat

Akbar Ali Khan is no more. His passing leaves a deep chasm in the intellectual firmament of Bangladesh.

1y ago

Abul Mansur Ahmad saw the world for what it could be

As a visionary and an intellectual, Abul Mansur Ahmad was far ahead of his time.

1y ago

Birth Centenary of Jahan Ara Rahman: An Inspiring Life

Jahan Ara dedicated her life to the promotion of girls’ education in Bangladesh

1y ago

The courage and strength within

Mrs Musleha Islam, known to many as Bucchu Apa, Khala, Nani, and Dadi, was born in an Urdu-speaking family in Kolkata.

1y ago

Remembering Shinzo Abe: Tragic death of an Asian statesman

From the moment he appeared on the world stage, Shinzo Abe, Japan’s most compelling politician in a generation, was cut from a different cloth.

1y ago

Tribute to Justice Shahabuddin: The man who led us back to democracy

Former president of Bangladesh Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed passed away on March 19, 2022. In grateful remembrance of his contribution for steering the nation from autocracy to democracy during the turbulent days of 1990-1991

2y ago

Bidding Adieu to Emeritus Publisher Mohiuddin Ahmed

Emeritus publisher Mohiuddin Ahmed, the doyen of Bangladesh’s publishing industry, left us on June 22, 2021. As it is said, life ends but memories do not. When I recall my association with him, three distinctive episodes and numerous encounters flash across my mind.

2y ago
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