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Kazi Nazrul Islam : Classic and romantic

Dr. Forqan Uddin Ahmed :Kazi Nazrul Islam is the National Poet of Bangladesh. He has brought about the revolutionary changes in the spirit and style of Bengali literature and

Song

 There the trumpet blows [Bajichhe damama bandh re amama]           Kazi Nazrul IslamThere the trumpet blows O Muslim ! tie turban please !The call is come from the newer ageO'er the

Nazrul and the suffering humanity

Nazrul and the suffering humanity

Professor Anwarul Karim, PhD :I remember, I heard about Nazrul for the first time from my father as far back as 1945-46 when I was a school student in

Qurbani for non-Pilgrims

What is  Qurbani? Qurbani refers to the sacrificial animals that non-pilgrim Muslims may offer, seeking Allah's pleasure during the days of 'Eid ul-Adha. Udhiyah is, in fact, offered in

Eid-ul-Azha : Kazi Nazrul Islam's poems

Mohammad Jashim Uddin :Eid-ul-Azha known also as Eid of  Qurbani or Udhiyah is on of the  two holiest celebrations in the Muslim world. Eid-ul-Fitr (Eid of Fitr) is the

Hajj : Ifrad, Tamattu and Qiran

Hajj : Ifrad, Tamattu and Qiran

Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid :Hajj is of three types: Ifrad, Tamattu' and Qiran. Ifrad is when one does Hajj on its own (without 'Umrah). Tamattu' means doing 'Umrah, then

Qurbani

 [Supreme Sacrifice] Kazi Nazrul IslamOh! It's not killing, it's the opening                               of the power of Satyagraha*Be quiet, all that's of the coward                                              and the weak!                    O that's absurd

The Eid-ul-Azha and Qurbani

The Eid-ul-Azha and Qurbani

Professor Anwarul Karim,PhD :Introduction:I was then very young when I first enjoyed two Eids in village home. My father was then an Agricultural Officer under the British Government

Seventh March Address

Seventh March Address

Helal Uddin Ahmed :Seventh March Address is the historic address delivered by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Ramna Racecourse on 7 March 1971. In the general election held

When the Sun eclipsed

When the Sun eclipsed

Professor Anwarul Karim, PhD Bangabandhu is dead. Long live Bangabandhu. Every year, August 15 appears as the darkest and blackest spot in the history of Bangladesh, nay the civilized world,

 Pakistan-Bangladesh Bilateral Relations

Pakistan-Bangladesh Bilateral Relations

On the auspicious occasion of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan's 71st Anniversary of Independence, I wish to express my profound felicitations to the Pakistani community residing in Bangladesh. On

Pakistan-Bangladesh Bilateral Relations

Pakistan-Bangladesh Bilateral Relations

I wish to extend heartiest felicitations to all the Pakistanis, living within the country and abroad, on the auspicious occasion of the Independence Day of Pakistan. August 14 reminds

Pakistan-Bangladesh Bilateral Relations

Pakistan-Bangladesh Bilateral Relations

I felicitate fellow Pakistanis on the auspicious occasion of our 72nd Independence Day. This day refreshes our enthusiasm and rejuvenates our resolve to work for the progress and prosperity

Pakistan-Bangladesh Bilateral Relations

Shah Faisal Kakar :Acting High Commissioner of PakistanPakistan and Bangladesh enjoy good brotherly relations which are rooted in common religion, history, cultural heritage and united by a joint struggle

Rabindranath Tagore on the agrarian question

Rabindranath Tagore on the agrarian question

Md. Anisur Rahman :Tagore discussed the question of land relations in one of the most incisive observations in his days on this subject, in his essay Rayoter Kotha (On

Letters of Rabindranath and Bangladesh

Letters of Rabindranath and Bangladesh

Professor Anwarul Karim, PhD :Rabindranath is a poet of the soil, a true Bengali who represents his country truly through his creativity. He was not born in present Bangladesh

The Night of Power

The Night of Power

Ameer Hamzah  :Lailatul Qadr (The Night of Power) is the most significant night for mankind all over the world. This is the night in which some 1,410 years ago

Holy Quran : Authenticity

Aisha Stacey : "And thus, We have sent to you O Muhammad, a Revelation, and a mercy of Our Command.  You knew not what the Book is, nor what is

Attaining spiritual strength

Mufti Taqi Usmani :The ninth month of the Islamic calender 'Ramadan' is the most meritorious month of the whole year. Since there are many specific rules peculiar to this

Eid-ul-Fitr : Brotherood and peace

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

Eid-ul-Fitr : Past and present

Eid-ul-Fitr : Past and present

Professor Anwarul Karim, Ph.D :Muslims all over the world enjoy the Holy Eid-ul-Fitr with religious fervor and festivity.  The meaning of Eid is 'joy'. Fitr speaks of a final

Tofazzal Hossain Manik Mia and Begum Manik Mia (Mrs. Mazeda Begum ) at the foundation laying ceremony of Ittefaq Bhaban.

Tofazzal Hossain Manik Mia and Begum Manik Mia (Mrs. Mazeda Begum ) at the foundation laying ceremony of Ittefaq Bhaban.

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Manik Mia : A legend stalwart of democracy

Manik Mia : A legend stalwart of democracy

Sanaullah Noori :I can hear him till now. He was speaking by the side room. The room was crowded. The talk might be centered on any problem of the

The United Front

The United Front

Tofazzal Hossain Manik Mia :However, on the eve of the elections, the United Front was formed under the leadership of Haque-Bhashani-Suhrawardy on the basis of 21-point programme. Muslim League rulers

Universalization of the Rebel

Contd from page-16What is beyond the ability of any translator is an exact reproduction of the unique rythm of the Bangla text. However, a few characteristics of the original Bangla

A new era of Bengali poetry

A new era of Bengali poetry

Siddique Mahmudur Rahman :Kazi Nazrul Islam, known as the 'Rebel' poet in Bengali literature and the 'Bulbul' (Nightingale) of Bengali music, was one of the most colourful personalities of

Universalization of the Rebel

Universalization of the Rebel

Mohammad Nurul Huda :Not later than the second decade of the twentieth century, a young Bengali poet, just returning from the first world war with an unequalled martial spirit

Role of Public Sector

Contd from page 55 :Non discretionary measures include the control without any administrative discretion of an authority. These measures are exercised at the macro level through fiscal and monetary

Role of Public Sector

Contd from page 54 :These include the activities of government ministries, but they also include activities of public non-market institutions such as schools, provided they are both controlled and

Role of Public Sector Corporations in Bangladesh

Dr. Sonjoy Chakraborty :Public enterprises (PEs) are institution operating service of an economic or social character or behalf of government. The main attributes of public sector enterprises are: state