Bangladesh Liberation War

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

Diversity and nuance mark the Bangladeshi experience in Sohana Manzoor's 'Our Many Longings: Contemporary Short Fiction From Bangladesh'

So many words have been used to describe this nation in the last 50 years. Started from a bottomless basket, and along the way we’ve been called resilient, passionate, corrupt, greedy, full of warmth.

June 28, 2019
June 28, 2019

Killer sought to eliminate community

His contribution to the society was immense. From healthcare to education, all the work he did in his lifetime was solely for a benevolent purpose.

April 27, 2019
April 27, 2019

Ex-Jamaat men move to float new party

A number of former leaders of the Jamaat-e-Islami have taken an initiative to form a political party that will not be based on religion.

April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019

Mujibnagar Day observed

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

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019

Indira vows support for Bangalees

With the end of March, the month in which the flames of freedom were ignited, came the beginning of the 1971 Liberation War.

March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019

Pakistan army kills many in Rangpur

On this day in 1971, the ruthless Pakistan army opened fire in the in the surrounding areas of Rangpur Cantonment, killing many innocent civilians.

March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019

War Crimes in Netrakona: 'Pack of wolves' gets death

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday sentenced five Netrakona men, including a local Awami League leader, to death for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during the...

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

Global help sought thru' Betar Kendra

On this day in 1971, the curfew in Dhaka city was eased from 7:00am to 4:00pm.

March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019

Liberation War: More foreign friends to be recognised

After a pause of six years, the government will once again formally honour foreign personalities and institutions who stood by Bangladesh during its War of Independence in 1971.

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

The irregular forces of Bangladesh Liberation War

When the Bangladesh Government was busy in mastering resources to organise the sectors and brigades, many irregular forces often emerged in the far-flung areas, and took the names of their leaders...