independence of Bangladesh

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

“If anything happens to Hasina, Bangladesh won’t be livable”

Urging Awami League leaders and activists to remain united, lawmaker Shamim Osman today (August 23, 2022) said the country will not be livable if anything happens to Prime Minister and party president Sheikh Hasina.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

We must live up to Bangabandhu’s lofty ideals

This is the only way we can honour his legacy

March 26, 2016
March 26, 2016

A friend in need

He was here only for his job. When the Liberation War broke out, he could have slipped out of the country to safety. But William AS Ouderland, who came to East Pakistan in the 70s as the CEO of Bata Shoe Company, chose to join the fight for the independence of Bangladesh. It was because of the “love and affection” he “felt for the Bangalee people”, as he once wrote in a letter to a friend.