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Lady liberty : 125 years as Icon of freedom

Lady liberty : 125 years as Icon of freedom

Louise Fenner : "Over the years, the meanings of the [Statue of Liberty] have grown until she has become an international icon of freedom and liberty, the most recognizable symbol

In Houston, young muslims step up to serve the needy

In Houston, young muslims step up to serve the needy

Lauren Monsen :When Dania Albaba was a sophomore at the University of Houston in Texas, she wanted to do more to serve her community.  So she and a few

Celebration of the Independence Day in the US

Celebration of the Independence Day in the US

The founders of the United States knew that independence was something to celebrate.  And although U.S. Independence Day celebrations have evolved over time, July 4th festivities remain an important

 Ambassador’s Message

Ambassador’s Message

Birthdays are an enjoyable occasion.  They are a time to remember the wonder and hope of youth while reflecting on the passage of time and dreams fulfilled -- or

Islam stands for universal peace

Abdul Muqit Chowdhury :1. The purpose of creation of this universe, particularly human beings, is the behind all worships. So our a worships, need to be discussed in the

Eid : Ensure joy for all

M. Mizanur Rahman :Our National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam thus sings the song on Eid-ul-Fitr: "Oh! Great soul, pleasant Eid has come after the end of Ramadan-fasting! Now be

Eid-ul-Fitr : Unique festival

Nasir Muzahid :In Bangladesh, an occasion, to celebrate with much enthusiasm, is a rare opportunity. Want, poverty, natural disaster and political chaos always create obstacles on the way to

The spirit of Ramzan and Eid-ul-Fitr

The spirit of Ramzan and Eid-ul-Fitr

Muhammad Quamrul Islam :Now that we are around 76 years of age fellow septuagenarians want me to write on the subject as we have seen and observed holy month

Beyond the month of Ramzan

Md. Masum Billah :Ramzan appears every year with  the message of self constraint, self-analysis, 'self-control, spiritual communion and also with the news of Eid-ul-Fitr which means a day of

Taqwa to create an ideal society

Taqwa to create an ideal society

Khwaja Mohammad Zubair :1.The Muslims received the blessed month of Ramadan with repentance, sincerity, resoluteness and earnestness. They have been observing fasting performing extra acts of devotion and worship

Glorious Quran

K.M. Mahmood ur Rahman :It is a well known fact that so many eminent scholars, both in the East and the West have been carrying out their research to

Lailatul Qadr

Mufti Taqi Usmani :One of the most meritorious aspects of the month of Ramadan is that it contains Laylatul Qadr, the most blessed night of the year. It is

Bangladesh has not been freed for people not to be free

It is forgotten by those in power that their own legitimacy as the government depends on acknowledging by the Supreme Court because the guardian and protector of the Constitution

Universal Declaration of Human Rights : Concept and history

Dr Syed Anwar Husain :That human beings are to have rights has a philosophical as well as logical basis, which comes out clearly in the following words of J.

Of gratitude

Maj Gen (Retd) Syed Muhammad Ibrahim Bir Protik :Being grateful is a multi dimensional virtue; it is a requirement from the Almighty Allah also. The 55th chapter of the

Manik Mia, The six point  programme and national unity

Manik Mia, The six point programme and national unity

Dr. Kamal Hossain :The fact that one of the first Cabinet decisions after liberation was to name the road on which the Jatiyo Sangsad building stands, Manik Mia Avenue,

Ataturk's influence on Bengali intelligentsia

Prof. Mahmud Shah QureshiThe recorded history of Bengal starts just at the beginning of the 13th Century when the Turkish General Muhammad Bakhtiyar Khalji conquered the country with a

Ties of tension

Mohammad Amjad Hossain :India has recently made an effort to further develop its friendly relations with Bangladesh amidst growing bilateral ties with China whom India considers a rival, both

Water and Cultural resources of Bangladesh: Problems and possibilities

Water and Cultural resources of Bangladesh: Problems and possibilities

Prof. Anwarul Karim, Ph, DBangladesh is a land of rivers and her civilization and culture have been built primarily by its water resource as economic and social good. Water

The role of CSR for industrialisation in Bangladesh

Dr. Anu MahmudIn business and management literature, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has emerged as a key business strategy tool for redefining the role of corporations in the marketplace in

Traffic congestion in Dhaka city and  its economic impact

Traffic congestion in Dhaka city and its economic impact

Sonjoy Chakraborty :It is clear that increasing traffic congestion does impose costs upon not only travelers but also on the whole economic activities and finally affect national income. It

The history of two forts in Gouripur, Mymensingh

Mohammad Raihan Uddin SarkerIn the ancient time there were five forts in Greater Mymensingh region, such as Killa Tajpur, Killa Bokainagar, Jangalbari, Egarasindhur and Roulbari. Some historians think that

Two essential freedoms

Alamgir Mohiuddin :If one looks at the western civilisation  and the dominant role it plays in the world, the image that inevitably emerge is that of great freedoms they

Finance Bill 2017 and challenges involved

A F Nesaruddin, FCAThere is no denying the fact that budget 2017 is the largest one in terms of its size in the history of Bangladesh. A country like

From Paltan to Secretariat

From Paltan to Secretariat

Musafir :(When Awami League came to power in East Pakistan in 1956, Manik Mia wrote this article in Bangla as a guideline)Cabinet members will have to abstain from giving

Manik Mia : The political thinker and Nation builder

Manik Mia : The political thinker and Nation builder

Syed Tosharaf Ali :Near five decades have passed since the death of Tofazzal Hossain Manik Mia. His death, by any count, was sudden, and of course, unexpected. He died

National Poet : Dream to materialise

M. Mizanur Rahman :IT is our privilege that Kazi Nazrul Islam was made the National Poet of the People's Republic of Bangladesh. Nazrul's song Chal-Chal-Chal was adopted as the national

Nazrul : The great composer

Mobarak Hossain Khan :I am speaking of our National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, one of the pioneers of modern Bengali song. Classical music was always confined within the four walls

Nazrul : Lover of humanity

Mohammad Shafiqul Islam :Nazrul once said, "Even though I was born in this country (Bengal), in this society, I don't belong to just this locale. I belong to the world".

The influence of Moulana Rumi on the works of our National Poet

Mustafa Zaman Abbasi :No two humans are alike; that's the plan of the Creator. Two humans may come closest as Prophet Muhammad (Sm) considered Ali as closest to him in