- February 20, 2017
Rehman Sobhan’s memoirs provide a window into the War of Independence
On March 27, 1971, Rehman Sobhan, an economics professor of Dhaka University, with close association with the leadership of the Awami League, busy negotiating with the Pakistani officials about the rightful share of the then East Pakistan as Bangabandhu was negotiating with President Yahya Khan, left home for India.
There is no shortage of villains in Bangladesh, but it is good to see some heroes every once in a while
The dictionary meaning of apathy is “lack of feeling or emotion” or “indifference.” The dictionary meaning of altruism is “unselfish regard for or devotion to the welfare of others.”
Some writers and social scientists fear that in a modern, industrial society, as people become busy with the hectic pace of life, they also become apathetic.