March 26

“To the people of Bangladesh”

Heroic and brave brothers and sisters of Independent Bangla Desh. In the name of your President, Bangla Bandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the Government of the People's Republic of Bangla Desh, we salute you and pay homage to the departed souls of the martyrs who have sacrificed their lives in defence of their motherland. They will shine in our memory as long as Bangla Desh exists, as long as a single citizen

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy celebrates INDEPENDENCE DAY

Marking the memorable day of our nation's independence, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) arranged a day-long programme at two different venues on March 26.

March 26, 2018
March 26, 2018

“To the people of Bangladesh”

Heroic and brave brothers and sisters of Independent Bangla Desh. In the name of your President, Bangla Bandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the Government of the People's Republic of Bangla Desh, we salute you and pay homage to the departed souls of the martyrs who have sacrificed their lives in defence of their motherland. They will shine in our memory as long as Bangla Desh exists, as long as a single citizen

April 17, 2017
April 17, 2017

Legal action sought over cancellation of Bar Council’s Independence Day event

An executive member of Bangladesh Bar Council demands for legal action against the people responsible for cancelling the organisation’s event marking the Independence and National Day.

March 26, 2016
March 26, 2016

Unfinished agenda of the Liberation War

Forty five years ago, at zero hour on March 26, 1971, Pakistan Army launched one of the most heinous genocides in human history which could put Halaku and Hitler to shame due to the scale of the carnage.

March 26, 2016
March 26, 2016

The Treasury Officer and those dark days of March 1971

This is the story of my father who was a civil servant assigned as the treasury officer of Dhaka in 1971.

March 26, 2016
March 26, 2016

Nation at 46

As we step into our 46th year of independence and celebrate our freedom, we bow our heads to all the freedom fighters known and unknown...

March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015

President invites Khaleda on Independence Day

President Abdul Hamid invites BNP Chief Khaleda at his official residence Bangabhaban in Dhaka to attend programme marking the Independence Day tomorrow

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

A journey through light and shadow

BANGLADESH'S War of Independence in 1971 was the culmination of a prolonged movement for emancipation from economic, political and cultural subjugation by West Pakistan.

December 13, 2014
December 13, 2014

Bangladesh Genocide: Dhaka University Massacre

Ron Nessen, reporter of NBC News, reports on massacre at Dhaka University on March 26, 1971.