Country remembers the ‘Concert for Bangladesh’ on its golden jubilee

Country remembers the ‘Concert for Bangladesh' on its golden jubilee

Sunday, 1st of August marked the 50 years anniversary of the historic ‘Concert for Bangladesh’, the charity concert organized for the aid of Bangladesh during the 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh by world-famous Indian sitar maestro Pandit Sri Ravi Shankar, and English singer, songwriter, and lead guitarist of The Beatles, George Harrison at the historic […]

Pledge on the Golden Jubilee of Independence

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Khushi Kabir, Chairperson, ALRD and Coordinator, Nijera Kori The topic of today’s discussion is critical. The majority of our population is still dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods. In our journey towards self-sufficiency in food production and food sovereignty, agriculture will play a central role. Women’s contribution to these sectors has to be recognised. Women […]

Violent Protests Against Indian PM's Visit Mar Bangladeshi Jubilee

Violent Protests Against Indian PM's Visit Mar Bangladeshi Jubilee

Violence marred the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s declaration of independence Friday with at least five people killed and dozens injured in clashes between police, pro-government activists and people protesting the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The anti-Modi protesters in Dhaka, Chittagong and other places included supporters of Islamic groups and leftist organizations, both […]

Golden jubilee of independence and Bangladesh’s economic revolution

Golden jubilee of independence and Bangladesh’s economic revolution

Under the strong leadership of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, we got our cherished freedom. Bangabandhu and Bangladesh are inseparable. If Bangabandhu had not been born, Bangladesh would not have been born. The 50th year of independence and the birth centenary of Bangabandhu are undoubtedly a beacon of hope for the Bengali nation. Much of Bangabandhu’s […]

Anyadin celebrates silver jubilee

WB approves $120m loan for improving food security in Bangladesh

Fortnightly magazine Anyadin celebrated its silver jubilee organising a colourful programme at Samson H Chowdhury Centre of Dhaka Club on Saturday. The programme featured discussion, launching ceremony of online version of Anyadin, felicitation ceremony, get-together and others. Agriculture minister Md Abdur Razzak, foreign minister AK Abdul Momen, state minister for information and communication technology Zunaid […]