1971

Jananetri and Deshnetri for all

March 5, 2015
Mo Chaudhury
Jananetri and Deshnetri for all

Since the 1971 Liberation War, has there ever been a more grievous time for the nation
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Posted in 1971, Democracy, Politics, Violence | 10 Comments »

Delhi can do better

January 27, 2015
Subir Bhaumik
Delhi can do better

Bangladesh celebrated its Bijay Diwas (Victory Day) on December 16
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Posted in 1971, Culture, Entertainment, Festival, History | 4 Comments »

When soldiers occupy their own countries

January 25, 2015
Syed Badrul Ahsan
When soldiers occupy their own countries

The army-picked parliament in Thailand has impeached deposed prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
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Posted in 1971, Army, Democracy, Politics, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

December 16 : Not learning the lessons from Pakistan

December 16, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
December 16 : Not learning the lessons from Pakistan

It’s a curious situation when the moment of our greatest victory also signals
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Pakistan’s Bangladesh problem

December 14, 2014
Syed Badrul Ahsan
Pakistan’s Bangladesh problem

Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has recently revealed
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Posted in 1971, History | 13 Comments »

The Gorky of 1970

November 12, 2014
Anis Chowdhury
The Gorky of 1970

November 12, 1970, the night the deadliest tropical cyclone ever recorded,
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Posted in 1971, Disaster, History | 1 Comment »

The Great Bhola Cyclone

November 12, 2014
Julian Francis
The Great Bhola Cyclone

Today is the anniversary of the cyclone of 1970 which took the lives of at least 500,000 people
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Posted in 1971, Disaster, History | 4 Comments »

Remembering the fallen

November 3, 2014
Julian Francis
Remembering the fallen

“Why on earth are you wearing an artificial red flower on your shirt?”, someone asked me
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Fake FF certificates: Our legacy or our shame?

September 27, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
Fake FF certificates: Our legacy or our shame?

The case of the certificate-faking Secretaries is a source of shame and rage for many. These officials managed to get certificates, one is not sure when, and used it to gain benefits.
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Posted in 1971, Corruption | 9 Comments »

It’s not about Sayedee’s trial, but AL’s supremacy

September 17, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
It’s not about Sayedee’s trial, but AL’s supremacy

The reduced sentence of Delwar Hossain Sayedee has come as a shock to many. Many even feel that he has been allowed to go ‘free’
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Posted in 1971, War Crimes Trial | 12 Comments »

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