Star Lifetime Awardees 2016

Star Lifetime Awardees 2016

Editor’s Note

The history of our liberation war is as full of glory, valour, courage and sacrifice, as it is of tragedy.

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EDUCATION / Prof. Abdullah Abu Sayeed

Prof. Abdullah Abu Sayeed is a renowned writer, television presenter and activist. Born in Kolkata in 1939, Sayeed is the son of a well-known playwright.

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Physics / Prof. a.m. Harun-ar-Rashid

Prof. A.m. Harun-ar-rashid is a distinguished physicist and science writer. He was born on May 1, 1933 in a remote village in Barisal district where his father...

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Social Work / Dr. Angela Gomes

Dr. Angela Gomes is a social worker and Founder Executive Director of Banchte Shekha (Learn How To Survive), a leading NGO working since 1976 with the long-term objective of improving the socio-economic condition of women and children in Bangladesh.

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Literature / Prof. Anisuzzaman

PROFESSOR ANISUZZAMAN, an eminent writer and educationist, was born on February 18, 1937 in Calcutta. He grew up in a family that nurtured writing.

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Physics / Prof. Arun Kumar Basak

PROFESSOR ARUN KUMAR BASAK is a renowned scientist and physicist of Bangladesh. With a new theory of nuclear interactions...

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Botany / Prof. Dwijen Sarma

It's hard to fathom the beauty Dwijen Sarma moves through, a beauty that resides only in nature. And he has devoted his life to protecting it with everything he has.

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Sports / Bashir Ahmed

Basir Ahmed is an all-rounder of sports, who excelled in hockey, football, athletics and cricket during his playing career, and served as referee, coach, umpire and Olympic organiser after his retirement from sports.

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Mohiuddin Ahmed

Mohiuddin Ahmed is an internationally recognised expert in publishing management. He has become a force that has challenged and changed book publishing in Bangladesh in deep and lasting ways.

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Dr. mohammad ali Reza Khan

Dr. Mohammad Ali Reza Khan, an eminent wildlife conservationist, spends most of his time spreading awareness...

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Matiur Rahman

Matiur Rahman is the Editor and Publisher of the daily Prothom Alo (First Light), the highest circulated newspaper of Bangladesh.

8y ago

Mahbubur Rahman

Mahbubur Rahman is a renowned business personality and current President of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Bangladesh. Born on July 10, 1942, Rahman is a pioneer in ensuring that both businesses and consumers are treated in a fair and just manner.

8y ago

Jharna Dhara Chowdhury

Harna Dhara Chowdhury is an eminent social activist and secretary of the Gandhi Ashram Trust in Jayag, Noakhali, Bangladesh.

8y ago

Prof. Jamilur Reza Choudhury

Prof. Jamilur Reza Choudhury is a foremost civil engineer, professor, researcher, and education advocate of this country.

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Hasan Azizul Haque

Considered as one of the most beloved short story writers of contemporary Bangla literature, Hasan Azizul Haque was born on February 2...

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Special Remembrance: Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed

Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed, former President of Bangladesh, was born on February 1, 1930, at Pemal village under Kendua thana of Netrakona district.

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Ferdausi Rahman

Ferdausi Rahman is one of the most celebrated singers of the country. Daughter of legendary folk singer Abbas Uddin, Rahman was born on June 28, 1941 in Cooch Bihar, a district in the northern part of West Bengal, India.

8y ago

Muktijuddho Jadughar (Liberation War Museum)

Starting its journey on March 22, 1996, the Liberation War Museum, more commonly known among Bangladeshis as the Muktijuddho Jadughar...

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