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The ritual of Qurbani --sacrifice

K.M Mahmud ur Rahman :"O my Lord! Grant me a righteous (son)! (100). So We gave him the good news of a boy ready to suffer and forbear(101). Then

The Martyr's Eid, Qurbani and Nazrul

The Martyr's Eid, Qurbani and Nazrul

Professor Dr. Anwarul Karim :Kazi Nazrul Islam is the National Poet of Bangladesh. As a poet of the nation of Muslim, Hindu, Bouddha, Christian and other communities, in his

Pondering and reflecting on the Quran

Prof. Mohammad Najmul Ehsan Fatmi :The Quranic verses are replete with phrases that pick on the human intellect and force man to ponder, reflect, see, understand, explore, and make

Eid-ul-Azha, Hajj and sacrifice

Mufti Taqi Usmani :Zulhijjah is the last month of the Islamic calendar. Literally, it means 'Hajj.' Obviously, this name of the month indicates that the great annual worship of 'Hajj'

Songs

Kazi Nazrul Islam :In my breast the picture of Ka'ba[Bokshmey amar Ka'bar chhobi] In my breast. the picture of Ka'ba.  In my eyes, Muhammad the Prophet. O'er my head,

On Nazrul's aesthetics

On Nazrul's aesthetics

Mohammad Nurul Huda :Kazi Nazrul Islam's making from a folk-based leto  poet to one of the most significant and versatile creative personalities of all times, expressing himself in various

Appreciating Bangabandhu

"Blessed is that Man on whose name :Flutters independenceLike a flag,Blessed is that Man on whose name showerOvations of respect from the freedom fighters".(Poet Shamsur Rahman, Celebrities on Bangabandhu,

Bangabandhu, the poet of politics

Bangabandhu, the poet of politics

Professor Dr. Anwarul Karim :Bangabandhu  is dead. Long live Bangabandhu. Every year August 15 appears as the darkest moment in the history of Bangladesh, nay the civilized world, following

Remembering Bangabandhu

Remembering Bangabandhu

Dr. Md. Shairul Mashreque and Dr. M. Abul Kashem Mozumder :No single leader had bothered about just share of the then East Pakistanis in public service, military establishment and

Bangabandhu's March 7 Speech : A preface to Bengali nationhood

Bangabandhu's March 7 Speech : A preface to Bengali nationhood

Prof. Dr. Mijanur Rahman :Bangabandhu's speeches were always spontaneous and undrafted. He would never read out the text of a speech written earlier. ''While Sheikh Mujib's speeches would not

Message

Happy Independence Day to all my fellow citizens!While we happily hoist the national flag today we need to reiterate our strong resolve to always uphold the values of determination and

Pakistan the journey after Independence

Malik Muhammad Ashraf :Pakistan will turn seventy on 14th of August this year ready to celebrate the day in a befitting manner. Nations celebrate their national and independence days to

Message

On the auspicious occasion of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan's 70th Anniversary of  Independence, I wish to express my profound felicitations to the Pakistani community residing in Bangladesh. The day is

Message

    The independence that we achieved seventy years ago was an outcome of the unparalleled sacrifices made by our ancestors. Millions of Muslims rendered sacrifices for our as well as

Tagore : Great poet

W. Andrew Robinson :Rabindranath Tagore, (born May 7, 1861, Calcutta [now Kolkata], India-died August 7, 1941, Calcutta), Bengali poet, short-story writer, song composer, playwright, essayist, and painter who introduced

Rabindranath Tagore

‘Maran Milan’(Death-wedding) sWhy do you speak so softly, Death, Death,Creep upon me, watch me so stealthily?This is not how a lover should behave.When evening flowers droop upon their tiredStems, when

‘Nari’  (woman)

‘Nari’ (woman)

Rabindranath Tagore :In the creation of the human race the woman is ancient. In this race women power may be said to be the soul-power. It is this power

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