15th August | The Daily Star
  • 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.

  • BNP, Khaleda Zia, Bangladesh, birthday, August 15, politics, Dhaka

    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.

  • 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”.

  • 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 the Father of the Nation along with his entire family.

  • 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.

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