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Begum Rokeya Day Monday

Dhaka, Dec 9 – The Begum Rokeya Day will be observed on Monday marking the 139th birth as well as 87th death anniversary of Begum Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain, a pioneer in the fight for securing women’s rights in the subcontinent. Read More »

Chittagong Test: Rain delays start of fifth day

Persistent rain delayed the start of the fifth and final day of Chattogram Test between Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Bangladesh need to score 262 runs to seal this game with only four wickets in hand. Afghanistan, on the other hand, need to scalp the last four wickets of Bangladesh to register a historic win. Read More »

National Mourning Day tomorrow

News Desk Bangladesh Awami League (AL) has chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the 44th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Mourning Day tomorrow (August 15). On this day in 1975, the greatest Bangalee of all time, Bangabandhu, along with most of his family members, was assassinated in one of the most ... Read More »

DU to observe National Mourning Day

DU Correspondent The Dhaka University (DU) authorities have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the National Mourning Day and 44th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on August 15 with due solemnity. The national flag, university and hall flags will be hoisted at half-mast atop all main buildings including halls of the university, said a ... Read More »

Narrative films to be aired on National Mourning Day

Entertainment Desk Two narrative films based on the stories of ‘Mahamanaber Deshe’ will be aired on TV on August 15, marking the National Mourning Day and the martyrdom of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman along with his family at the hands of military zealots. The stories of ‘Mahamanaber Deshe’ written by Shahid Rahman are based on incidents ... Read More »

Santhal Rebellion Day tomorrow

Habiganj Correspondent The historic Santhal Rebellion Day, commemorating the revolution of Santhan people against British rulers, would be observed here tomorrow through daylong programs. On this day in 1855, Santhals waged war against British rulers and Jamidars which lasted for one and a half years. About 30,000 Santhals living in tea estates of Chunarughat and Madhabpur Upazials of the district ... Read More »

Reflections from a mother on Menstrual Hygiene Day

Ruth Kennedy-Walker I recently returned to work after six months of maternity leave with my second child. Transitioning back to my ‘original’ role as a Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist at the World Bank, alongside my new role as a Mum, has been a challenging but fun experience! And it has really made me think about some of the connections ... Read More »

National Film Day tomorrow

Culture Desk The National Film Day will be observed in a befitting manner under the auspices of Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC), National Film Observance Committee and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on tomorrow (April 3). Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, understanding the impact of films on society, tabled a bill in the provincial assembly of erstwhile East Pakistan ... Read More »

Bangladesh Independence Day celebrated

Dhaka, Mar 26 – The nation celebrated the 49th Independence and National Day on Tuesday with a fresh vow to take Bangladesh towards prosperity with the Liberation War spirit. On March 26, 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared Bangladesh’s independence following the crackdown on unarmed Bangalees on the midnight of March 25 by the Pakistani occupation ... Read More »

Le Méridien Dhaka celebrates International Coffee Day

Le Méridien Dhaka celebrated International Coffee Day for the third time at their signature lobby lounge bar, Latitude 23, on September 30. As an art and cultural inspired brand, the hotel celebrated the day with group discussion followed by various art lesson activities like latte art tutorials guided by expert baristas, designing own éclairs with special toppings under the supervision ... Read More »