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Historic 124-year-old Central Texas church burns to ground

Westphalia, Jul 30 (AP/UNB) — A historic rural Roman Catholic church that had served its surrounding Central Texas farming community for more than a century has burned to the ground. Photos posted on the Austin Catholic diocesan Facebook page show the Church of the Visitation in Westphalia fully involved in flames Monday morning, being reduced to nothing more than ashes. ... 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 »

Historic 6-Point Day on Friday

DHAKA, June 6, 2019 (BSS) – The historic Six-Point Day, marking the demand for autonomy for the then East Pakistan, now Bangladesh, will be observed tomorrow across the country in a befitting manner. On June 7 in 1966, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman launched a massive movement against the misrule of the Pakistanis on the basis of ... Read More »

John Wick’ opens strongly as ‘Avengers’ nears historic mark

John Wick’ opens strongly as ‘Avengers’ nears historic mark . But the Marvel Studios/Disney blockbuster edged closer to historic status as the all-time No. 1 grossing film. “Avengers” took in a domestic total of $30 million in its fourth weekend out, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said Monday, bringing its worldwide total to $2.62 billion, just shy of the $2.79 billion ... Read More »

Liverpool ousts Barca in historic Champions League comeback

Liverpool (AP/UNB) – Liverpool’s players had their hands on their heads, seemingly unable to comprehend their achievement. One of them, James Milner, was in tears. When he wasn’t punching the air, Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp stood in front of The Kop in full voice and just took it all in. Just when Liverpool fans thought they had seen it all ... Read More »

Historic May Day observed

DHAKA, May 1, 2019 (BSS) – The historic May Day was observed today in the country like elsewhere across the world through various programmes with a pledge to establish the rights of workers. The theme of day this year was “Build Workers-Owners Unity, Take Oath for Development”. Different government and socio-cultural organisations, political parties, worker groups and trade unions, and ... Read More »

Historic May Day Wednesday

Dhaka, Apr 30 (UNB) – The historic May Day will be observed in the country as elsewhere across the globe on Wednesday with a pledge to establish the rights of workers. May Day, also known as the International Workers’ Solidarity Day, commemorates the historic uprising of working people in Chicago, USA at the height of a prolonged fight for an ... Read More »

Historic March 7 observed in Chatttogram

Chattogram Bureau The Historic March 7, is being observed in Chattogram and its adjacent districts in a befitting manner with fresh vow to materialize the dream of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman yesterday. On this day in 1971, great leader Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivered his epoch-making speech of independence at the Race Course Maidan, now Suhrawardy ... Read More »

Youths in hundreds join Joy Bangla Concert reviving historic March 7

Culture Desk Wearing colorful t-shirts and paper-made bracelets youths in hundreds have joined the long-awaited youth-centric annual “Joy Bangla Concert”, the largest musical extravaganza, at the Bangladesh Army Stadium that started yesterday afternoon. The concert is being staged on a red-letter day when the nation is observing the historic 7th March commemorating the landmark speech by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ... Read More »