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  • ‘BPL’s December 6 start uncertain’

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan had announced on September 11 that the board would stage the upcoming edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on its own from December 6 and name the domestic T20 tournament after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to commemorate the occasion of his 100th birth anniversary.

  • Display Bangabandhu’s portrait at Courtrooms

    Display Bangabandhu’s portrait at courtrooms: HC

    The High Court has directed the authorities concerned to preserve and display the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at all courtrooms across the country in next two months.

  • Obaidul Quader

    Zia was mastermind behind Bangabandhu killing: Quader

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says BNP founder Ziaur Rahman was the mastermind behind the killings of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family members.

  • B Chowdhury

    Bangabandhu is ultimate history: B Chy

    President of Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) Dr AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury says those who deny Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman they ultimately deny the Liberation War and the map and existence of the country.

  • IGP Mohammad Javed Patwary

    Bangabandhu and Bangladesh are not separate: IGP

    One needs to know Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman first if he/she wants to know Bangladesh, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammad Javed Patwary says.

  • Friend of the World Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

    A friend of the world

    Diplomats at a discussion in UN Headquarters recalled the contribution of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in realising rights of the deprived, terming Bangabandhu a “Friend of the World”.

  • Law Minister Anisul Huq

    Bangabandhu’s killer Rashed Chy to be brought back: Law minister

    Law Minister Anisul Huq says that Rashed Chowdhury, a fugitive killer of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will be brought back to the country from the US.

  •  Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain

    CJ for working together to materialise Bangabandhu’s dream

    Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain calls upon all to work together to materialise the dream of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman for building the country as “Sonar Bangla”.

  • Bangabandhu's 44th martyrdom anniversary

    PM pays homage to Bangabandhu at Tungipara

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at his mazar in Tungipara on the occasion of his 44th martyrdom anniversary and the National Mourning Day.

  • President and PM pay homage to Bangabandhu

    President, PM pay homage to Bangabandhu

    President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today led the nation in paying homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the 44th anniversary of his martyrdom.

  • Bangabandhu in prison: Transcending stone walls and iron bars

    Bangabandhu spent almost one-fourth of his nearly 55 years of life in prison. The first time he went to jail was when as a schoolboy, in his hometown of Tungipara, he and some of his friends got into a fight with Hindu leaders who had beaten up a Muslim one.

  • Bangabandhu's 44th death anniversary Today

    TRIBUTE: Every eulogy falls short

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, whose 44th death anniversary we observe today, stands tall among many heroes of history whose individual contributions have made their country and people great. However, as we delve deeper into what he did for us as a

  • Law Minister Anisul Huq

    ‘Bangladesh still bears stigma of Bangabandhu’s killing’

    Law Minister Anisul Huq says Bangladesh has yet to become free from the stigma of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s killing although the trial of the incident of his murder has been finished.

  • Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

    Art exhibition marking the golden jubilee of the title ‘Bangabandhu’

    The people of Bangladesh bestowed the title of ‘Bangabandhu’ on Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Nation on 23 February, 1969.

  • Shyam Benegal

    A conversation with Shyam Benegal

    Acclaimed Indian director Shyam Benegal plans to begin the shooting of his much-awaited feature film on the life and works of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Filming for the Bangladesh-India co-production is expected to begin in November this year and be completed by February next.

  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

    Shooting of film on Bangabandhu likely to begin in November

    Legendary filmmaker Shyam Benegal says he plans to start shooting of a film on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by November this year expecting to get it released before the end of ‘Mujib Year 2020-21’.

  • Mujibnagar day observed

    Mujibnagar Day observed

    The Mujibnagar Day was observed through different programmes yesterday, recalling significant memories of the first government of Bangladesh.

  • Bangabandhu: Up close and personal

    Bangabandhu: Up close and personal

    Bangabandhu's 99th birth anniversary was commemorated on March 17, the date with an asterisk mark in our nation's calendar.

  • Dhaka adorned with red-green

    On this day in 1971, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman raised the Bangladesh flag, to the cheers of a crowd gathered on the road outside his Dhanmondi residence.

  • The sixth meeting

    After holding a meeting with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Pakistan president Yahya Khan postponed the March 25 session of the National Assembly saying it was deferred to create unity among the political parties.

  • Dhaka city sees wave of protests

    On the 20th day of the agitation movement, Dhaka city was riding on a wave of freedom crazed processions chanting slogans -- “Joy Bangla” and “Joy Bangabandhu”.

  • Bangabandhu holds meeting with Yahya

    The fourth meeting between Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Pakistani President Yahya Khan began and it lasted for two hours. The meeting was held under intense military security.

  • Bangabandhu urges people to carry on agitation

    With the end of the non-cooperation movement's second phase coming closer, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman called on his countrymen to continue their fight for freedom.

  • March 7 speech: Youths have so much to learn

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said youths have many things to learn from the historic March 7 speech of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • Songs of freedom

    A nation waited with bated breaths days before Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's soon-to-be historic rally to be held at Race Course ground.

  • Dhaka turns a city of processions

    After the shocking declaration of suspension of parliamentary session sine die by President Yahya Khan on March 1, 1971, the country, which has long been waiting to spew out its years-long frustration, erupted like a volcano.

  • Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad

    BSMR aviation and aerospace university bill passed

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Aviation and Aerospace University Bill, 2019 is passed in parliament aimed at creating a scope of expanding higher education, research, modern knowledge practice on aviation.

  • Development hits new high

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Bangladesh entered a new level of development with the beginning of constructing a tunnel beneath the Karnaphuli river, which will significantly contribute to the region's socio-economic progress upon its completion.

  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Killing

    Commission to trace conspirators of Bangabandhu killing soon: Minister

    The government is to form a commission very soon to find out the people who were behind the conspiracy of killing Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family member on August 15, 1975.

  • 'Deeply moved'

    UNHCR special envoy and renowned Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie yesterday visited Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in the capital's Dhanmondi and paid tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.