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A leader is born

A leader is born

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 17 2021

This is the first instalment of a 10-part series on the life and work of our founding father, Bangabandhu...

March 1971 Diary: From non-cooperation...

March 1971 Diary: From non-cooperation...

Bangladesh

Tue, Mar 16 2021

This extract is part of a series that will run until March 25, in which we reproduce Rehman Sobhan’s...

OP-ED: A timely agreement

OP-ED: A timely agreement

Saleem Samad

Tue, Mar 16 2021

Assessing the impact of the Indo-Soviet treaty of 1971 on Bangladesh’s independence

March 1971 Diary: Over the...

March 1971 Diary: Over the...

Bangladesh

Fri, Mar 12 2021

This extract is the third in a series that will run until March 25, in which we reproduce Rehman Sobhan’s...

OP-ED: Born for the flag

OP-ED: Born for the flag

Saleem Samad

Tue, Mar 9 2021

The story of Salam Sikder and his loyalty to the Bangladesh flag

March 9, 1971: A day of solidarity

March 9, 1971: A day of solidarity

Bangladesh

Tue, Mar 9 2021

While the movement for independence gained momentum in Bangladesh, the rulers in Pakistan appeared...

ED: A transformed nation

ED: A transformed nation

Editorial

Sun, Mar 7 2021

We have only begun to scratch the surface of reaching our full potential

OP-ED: When Bangabandhu was heard

OP-ED: When Bangabandhu was heard

Julian Francis

Sun, Mar 7 2021

Memories of listening to the historical speech on the radio, 50 years ago

March 6, 1971: Tension mounted as nation...

March 6, 1971: Nation waits for Race...

Nation

Fri, Mar 5 2021

Pakistani President Yahya Khan in a radio address called a session of the National Assembly on March...

March 5, 1971: Pakistan authorities...

March 5, 1971: Pakistan authorities...

Bangladesh

Fri, Mar 5 2021

Even without the declaration of independence, East Pakistan became almost paralyzed owing to the non-cooperation...

March 4, 1971: Radio, TV renamed, join...

March 4, 1971: Radio, TV renamed, join...

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 4 2021

Four-day strike continues across East Pakistan

March 3, 1971: Protests raged like...

What happened on March 3, 1971?

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 3 2021

Curfew imposed in Dhaka, Sylhet and Rangpur

OP-ED: Looking back to look

OP-ED: Looking back to look

Umran Chowdhury

Wed, Feb 17 2021

The human suffering of 1971 should inspire the protection of human rights in the present and in the...

OP-ED: ‘How long can Pakistan troops...

OP-ED: ‘How long can Pakistan troops...

Saleem Samad

Tue, Dec 22 2020

A conversation between Henry Kissinger and General Westmoreland about the birth of Bangladesh

Memorial for Bir Shrestha Jahangir cries...

Memorial for Bir Shrestha Jahangir cries...

Nation

Mon, Dec 21 2020

To recognize their limitless valour as the freedom fighters, seven martyrs of the Liberation War have...

OP-ED: A dark hour: The hair-raising...

OP-ED: A dark hour: The hair-raising...

OP-ED Contributor

Sat, Dec 19 2020

All that was experienced in those days must be told, so that coming generations know about the...

The Indian brigadier who set the surrender...

The man who set the surrender

Nation

Wed, Dec 16 2020

Sant Singh did not get enough time to select the suitable corner at the Race Course to set the simple...

Bangladesh still reeling from the loss...

Martyred Intellectuals Day: Damage still...

Bangladesh

Mon, Dec 14 2020

‘Bangladesh was born as a secular and humanitarian country’

OP-ED: A victory worth living up

OP-ED: A victory worth living up

Niaz Alam

Sun, Dec 13 2020

It is inspiring to consider just how unique Bangladesh’s liberation was in 1971

Martyred intellectuals' list: Govt committee...

Martyred intellectuals' list: Govt committee...

Bangladesh

Sat, Dec 12 2020

An 11-member verification and selection committee formed by the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs in...

Bir Shreshtho Ruhul Amin's death anniversary...

Bir Shreshtho Ruhul Amin's death anniversary...

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 10 2020

On December 10 in 1971, just six days before the country’s final victory, Engine Room Artificer...