August 15

April 17, 2022
April 17, 2022

‘Inadvertent’ respect towards Khandaker Mushtaque: DUTA president’s speech expunged

Prof Md Rahmat Ullah, president of Dhaka University Teachers' Association (Duta) today (April 17, 2022) "inadvertently" showed both respect and abhorrence to Khandaker Mushtaque...

August 2, 2018
August 2, 2018

PM laments she couldn't put Zia on trial

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said slain president Ziaur Rahman was involved in the August 15, 1975 assassination and expressed her helplessness in bringing him to justice.

August 15, 2016
August 15, 2016

Chair for Bangabandhu finally open for public

DU Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique inaugurates programmes marking the National Mourning Day at the university campus.

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 19, 2015
August 19, 2015

Kushtia AL man killed in ‘gunfight’

A ruling party activist allegedly involved in the August 15 infighting in Kushtia that left one dead is killed in gunfight.

August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015

Fugitive killers of Bangabandhu must be hanged: Ashraf

Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam says that death sentences will surely be executed after bringing back the fugitive killers of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur...

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.

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...