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Outgoing year (2017) : Success and failure

Outgoing year (2017) : Success and failure

Dr. Md. Shairul Mashreque  :The year 2017 like previous years is eventful. For Bangladesh the  govenance performance is a mixed bag  of success and failures.  The dynamism exhibited by

An overview of Bangladesh development scenario

Prof. Zahurul Alam :As opposed to traditional economic thoughts that define development in terms of capacity of an economy to sustainably produce a certain level of Gross National Income

Another land-mark for women's football

Another land-mark for women's football

Sabbir Hossain :Bangladesh Women's Football team made another land-mark in the history of Women's Football as Bangladesh Under-15 National Women's Football team clinched the title of the SAFF Women's

BD win SAFF U-15 women soccer, earn gold medal in shooting in Islamic Solidarity Games

A T M Nurun Nabi :Sports in Bangladesh are a popular form of entertainment as well as an essential part of Bangladeshi culture. Kabaddi is the national sport of

Reflections on the English New Year and our expectations

Professor Anwarul Karim, Ph.D :Each English year 31st  Mid-night of December is celebrated by the Christians and others all over the English speaking world, welcoming the New Year that

Independence not a windfall

Independence not a windfall

Abdullah Akber :The emergence of Bangladesh was not the windfall of the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war, nor was it born overnight. It has a long history beginning in March 1940

An ode to freedom

An ode to freedom

Shamsur Rahman :Freedom, you're Tagore's timeless poetry and everlasting lyrics. Freedom, you're Kazi Nazrul, the regally mane magnificent man, rapturous in creation, oh joy.  Freedom, you're the radiant gathering

The Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

The Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury :He is not a mere individual. He is an institution, a movement, a revolution, an upsurge. He is the architect of a nation. He is the

Bangabandhu and the freedom of Bangladesh

Bangabandhu and the freedom of Bangladesh

Khondaker Abdus Samad :Our nationalist movement that led to the War of Liberation began soon after the creation pf Pakistan. Since inception, the Pakistani rulers began maligning our culture

Mujibnagar, the historic first government of Bangladesh

Mujibnagar, the historic first government of Bangladesh

Professor Anwarul Karim, Ph.D :Badyanathtala was an unknown small  village bordering Nadia district of West Bengal, India. It was a small hamlet of Bagwan union under Kedarganj thana of

Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy

Harun-or-Rashid :Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy (1892-1963) was a politician, Prime Minister of Pakistan. Born of a distinguished family of Midnapur in West Bengal in 1892, H S Suhrawardy obtained BSc

Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy : A great leader

Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy : A great leader

Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy (8 September 1892-5 December 1963) was a Bengali statesman of British India in the first half of the 20th century. He served as the last Prime

Muhammad (Sm) : The reformer

Ameer Hamzah :Hazrat Muhammad (Sm), son of Abdullah, son of Abdul Muttalib, was born in a noble family in Makka in 570 AD. At that time, the world was

Milad-un-Nabi (Sm)

Syed Ashraf Ali :Milad originates from the Arabic word mawlid. Institutionally, it means the time, date or place of birth, or the celebration of the birthday of a person,

What Muhammad (Sm) gave to humanity

Dr. Adil bin Ali ash-Shaddy :All praise is due to Allah, and blessings and peace be upon His final Messenger.Some non-Muslim westerners have been wondering what it is that

Insurance in Bangladesh - its Growth, Problems & Solution

Insurance in Bangladesh - its Growth, Problems & Solution

Mir Nazim Uddin Ahmed :Insurance is not a new business in Bangladesh. Almost a century back, during British rule in India, some insurance companies started transacting business, both life

From SDG Pioneer to SDG Achiever

From SDG Pioneer to SDG Achiever

Farzana Chowdhury ACII (UK) :Sustainability Development Goals, also known as SDG are then glimpse of hope mostly for developing nations like ours. While the global disparity exists and many

Villages can potentially gain Banking business

Villages can potentially gain Banking business

The Chairman and CEO of Lockpur Group of Industries and the Chairman of SBAC Bank Limited, S M Amzad Hossain is among the most socially responsible industry owners in

From SDG Pioneer

the Parliament, Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury MP and Special guest Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak MP, Honorable State Minister, ICT Division, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh. One of

Islami Bank introduces 'mohor' account

Islami Bank introduces 'mohor' account

Business Desk :Mohor obligatory bridal money given by the husband to his wife at the time of marriage. It is the basic right of women as per Islamic Shariah.

Hazrat Husain (Ra)'s martyrdom

The Day of Ashura marks the death anniversary of Hazrat Imam Husain ibn Ali (Ra), a 7th century revolutionary leader who was killed in The Battle of Karbala. The

Imam Husain (Ra): Symbol of justice and truth

Imam Husain (Ra): Symbol of justice and truth

Abdullah Akber : The Muslims all over the world observe the Day 10 of the Arabic month of Muharram in memory of Imam Husain (Ra) and his 71 companions, who

Muharram

Kazi Nazrul Islam :The sky o'erhead is blue and dark. The world, is red with blood. "Done is thy darling, mother, by the murderous hand."Waileth a womanly voice on

Imam Husain (Ra)`s sacrifice for social justice

Imam Husain (Ra)`s sacrifice for social justice

Mahdi Mahmud :What did really happen in the desert of Karbala in the tenth of Muharram that resulted into killing of Hazrat Imam Husain (Ra), the beloved grandson of

Message of His Excellency the Ambassador

Message of His Excellency the Ambassador

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim : (In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.)All praise is due to Allah and blessings and peace be upon the Prophet Muhammad, his

Founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia : King Abdul Aziz Al-Saud

Founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia : King Abdul Aziz Al-Saud

King Abdul Aziz Bin Abdur Rahman Al-Faysal Al-Saud was born in Riyadh in 1297 H. (1879 A.D.) He grew up under the protection of his father Abdur Rahman Al-Faysal,

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'