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  • 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.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pays homage to Armed Forces martyrs

    PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on Homecoming Day

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pays rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the Homecoming Day of the great leader.

  • Bangabandhu's Homecoming Day today

    The historic Homecoming Day of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is being observed today.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    PM pays homage to Bangabandhu at Tungipara

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pays homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Gopalganj’s Tungipara on the occasion of installation of her government for the third consecutive term.

  • Bangabandhu killing: Govt plans to form commission, says law minister

    Law Minister Anisul Huq says the government has a plan to constitute a commission to find out who were behind the killing of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family members on August 15, 1975.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pays homage to Armed Forces martyrs

    PM to pay homage to Bangabandhu in Tungipara tomorrow

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit Tungipara tomorrow to pay homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as she has become the head of government for the record fourth time.

  • Hasina pays homage to Bangabandhu

    Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina pays tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of her party's absolute victory in 11th national election.

  • A Daughter's Tale

    ‘Hasina, A Daughter’s Tale’ being released on Nov 16

    'Hasina, A Daughter's Tale', a 70-minute docu-fiction on the eldest child of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will be released in movie houses across the country on November 16.

  • Health Minister Mohammad Nasim says

    Dr Kamal betrays with Bangabandhu by forming Oikyafront: Nasim

    Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim says Dr Kamal Hossain has betrayed with Bangabandhu by forming Jatiya Oikyafront (national unity) with the patrons of the killers of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • Nation mourns Bangabandhu

    People from all walks of life streamed onto Dhanmondi Road-32 yesterday to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation, as speeches of Bangabandhu and patriotic songs reverberated through the city.

  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on 7th march historic speech

    August 15, thereafter

    We still suffer from the fallout of August 15.

  • 15 August 1975 Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Assassination

    BLOODBATH on road 32

    It was not dawn yet. A false dawn spread its pale light across the sky. At House 677 of Road 32 in Dhanmondi, it was time to change guards while everybody was still in deep sleep: President Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, his wife Begum Mujib, sons Sheikh Kamal, Sheikh Jamal and Sheikh Russell, daughters-in-law, and brother Sheikh Naser.

  • Feature film on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

    India has suggested to Bangladesh names of three of its top directors—Shyam Benegal, Goutam Ghosh and Kauskhik Ganguly—for jointly making a feature film on the life and works of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to mark his birth centenary in 2020 and a documentary on the Liberation War to mark 50 years of the event.

  • Khaleda Zia's Participation in National Election

    Not easy to repatriate Bangabandhu's killers

    Law Minister Anisul Huq yesterday said it is not easy for the present government to bring back the convicted fugitive killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to the country.

  • Tajuddin Ahmad's 93rd Birth Anniversary

    A leader ahead of his time

    Tajuddin came much before his time and we are not yet ready to understand him properly.” Professor Sardar Fazlul Karim's famous words aptly describe the key architect of Bangladesh's Liberation War. In the physical absence of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Tajuddin Ahmad was the key actor, who led the war with remarkable diplomacy to achieve freedom from the Pakistani colonial occupation.

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