15th August

BNP won’t cut cake on Khaleda’s ‘birthday’

BNP will not cut any cake on the occasion of the party chief Khaleda Zia’s “birthday on August 15” this year as saying the country is passing through crises like militancy and terrorism.

August 15, 2016
August 15, 2016

The conspiracy behind the assassination of Bangabandhu

Political assassinations and military coups need long preparation, careful planning and execution. The involvement of a few insiders and the support of foreign powers make things easier.

August 14, 2016
August 14, 2016

BNP won’t cut cake on Khaleda’s ‘birthday’

BNP will not cut any cake on the occasion of the party chief Khaleda Zia’s “birthday on August 15” this year as saying the country is passing through crises like militancy and terrorism.

August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015

THE SHEPHERD KING OF HISTORY

The tragic hero, Aristotle wrote, suffers a change in fortune because of a mistaken act to which is led by his “error in judgement” or his “tragic flaw”.

August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015

BANGABANDHU: THE STATESMAN, HERO AND THE MARTYR

This year the nation will be observing the 40th death anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. On this day forty years ago a group of assassins brutally murdered...

August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015

LUNCH AT THE RESIDENCE

Faruq (Faruq Chowdhury, former ambassador and foreign secretary) and I were on holiday from his duties as Deputy High Commissioner in London.