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  • 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.

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    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.

  • 2020 to be celebrated as ‘Mujib Year’: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announces to celebrate the year of 2020 as the 'Mujib Year' across the country to mark the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • Bangabandhu's murial

    PM pays tributes to Bangabandhu marking 6-Point Day

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pays tribute to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Nation, by placing a wreath at his portrait in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi in Dhaka on the occasion of the historic Six-Point Day today.

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    MARCH 22, 1971: Yahya postpones March 25 Nat'l Assembly session

    Pakistan's president Yahya Khan declared postponement of March 25 National Assembly saying it was deferred to create unity among

  • Bangabandhu’s 98th birth anniversary celebrated

    The nation celebrates the 98th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in a befitting manner.

  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman 98th Birthday

    Sheikh Mujib as I found him

    Like those of my age and experience, I can bear witness to some of the major developments in the recent political and constitutional

  • Joy Bangla Concert

    An upsurge of youthful effervescence

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's raised index finger at the Racecourse Maidan (now Suhrawardy Udyan) on a scorching Sunday

  • Joy Bangla Concert 2018

    LIVE: Joy Bangla Concert 2018

    LIVE from Joy Bangla Concert 2018 at Army Stadium in Dhaka, the annual rock music initiative of Young Bangla, marking the anniversary of the historic March 7 speech by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman that sparked our War of Liberation in 1971

  • Dhaka gridlocked, Obaidul seeks public cooperation

    As Dhaka is experiencing traffic chaos due to Awami League rally at Suhrawardy Udyan, the party General Secretary Obaidul Quader seeks cooperation from the city people to observe the historic March 7.

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    PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on historic Mar 7

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pays rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing wreaths at his portrait in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi in the city on the occasion of the historic March 7.

  • Preserve Mar 7 historical place at Suhrawardy Udyan: HC

    The High Court issues a rule asking the government to explain in two weeks why it should not be directed to demarcate the exact place at Suhrawardy Udyan where Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivered the historical speech on March 7, 1971 declaring independence of Bangladesh.

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    MARCH 4, 1971: The movement in full swing

    The non-cooperation movement, launched by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the Awami League on March 2nd, was on full-throttle now.

  • Bangabandhu Homecoming Day 2018

    PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on Homecoming Day

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

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    Mahmudur sued for ‘derogatory remarks’ on Bangabandhu, PM

    A local Awami League leader in Natore files a sedition case against Amar Desh Acting Editor Mahmudur Rahman for making “derogatory comments against Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina”.

  • After successful publications of the graphic novel on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Bangla, the English version of the first part of the novel series "Mujib" is unveiled at the Dhaka Lit Fest at Bangla Academy in Dhaka.

    Graphic novel ‘Mujib’ launched in English at Dhaka Lit Fest

    After successful publications of the graphic novel on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Bangla, the English version of the first part of the novel series "Mujib" is unveiled at the Dhaka Lit Fest at Bangla Academy in Dhaka.

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    March 7 Speech: JS thanks Unesco for recognition

    The House last night unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at giving thanks to the Unesco for recognising the historic March 7 speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as a world documentary heritage.

  • Jail Killing Day

    Tributes paid to Bangabandhu, 4 national leaders

    Awami League and different social, cultural and political organizations have placed wreaths at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the graves of four national leaders marking the Jail Killing Day.

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    Unesco recognises Bangabandhu’s 7th March speech

    Unesco recognises the historic 7th March Speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as part of the world’s documentary heritage.

  • Madrasa staff held over Facebook comments on PM

    Police arrests a young man from a madrasah in Ramganj upazila for posting derogatory comments about Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his Facebook wall.

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    13 Ctg teachers land in jail for ‘defaming’ Bangabandhu

    A Chittagong court sends thirteen high school teachers to jail in a sedition case filed for reportedly defaming Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • Roads to avoid on Aug 15

    Vehicular movement in and around Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi will be curtailed on the occasion of National Mourning Day on August 15.

  • Govt trying to bring back Bangabandhu killers: Law minister

    The government is trying to bring all the six fugitive convicted killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman back to the country through diplomatic channels for executing their conviction and sentence, says Law Minister Anisul Huq.

  • Bangamata was source of inspiration for Bangabandhu: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa was the source of all encouragement, power and courage for Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to work for the welfare of the people of this country.

  • New Delhi's Park Street named after Bangabandhu

    A prominent street in the heart of the Indian capital is named after Bangladesh's founder Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • Bangabandhu's statue will stay at Baker Hostel: Mamata

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today asserted that Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s bust will stay in Kolkata’s Baker Hostel and warned of actions against anyone against it.

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