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  • Dhaka issues warning to pakistan

    History Distortion: Dhaka issues strong warning to Islamabad

    Dhaka has protested Islamabad's distortion of the history of Bangladesh declaring its independence by posting a misleading video on a

  • Govt sets definition of freedom fighters

    After 45 years of independence, the government defines as to who will be eligible to be considered as freedom fighters of Bangladesh’s Liberation War of 1971.

  • Women aren’t safe now: Fakhrul

    BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says that women are not safe in the country now due to frequent violence against them.

  • India greets Bangladesh on Independence Day

    India extends greetings to Bangladesh on Independence Day expressing confidence that bilateral relations with Bangladesh will reach new heights, reports our New Delhi correspondent.

  • Nation set to celebrate 46th Independence Day

    The nation will celebrate the 46th Independence Day tomorrow with due respect. On March 26, 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared Bangladesh’s independence following the crackdown on unarmed Banglalees on the midnight of March 25 by the Pakistani occupation forces.

  • Razakars conspiring to destroy democracy: Ashraf

    AL General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam says Razakars are conspiring to destroy democracy and the democratic government even after 44 years of independence.

  • Who will save us from ourselves?

    Everything we used to take for granted seems to be threatened. Our right to write our own thoughts, to question repression in the name of religion, to express our outrage over mindless killings, to feel like citizens of a free, independent country.

  • Singapore flats get giant art on their facades

    Painting on canvas is all in a day's work for an artist, but creating and assembling dozens of panels into a massive work of art of up to 900 sq m is no mean feat.