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Welcoming Bangla New Year

Welcoming Bangla New Year

M. Mizanur Rahman :Pahela Baishakh is traditionally the most ebullient festival in the life of Bangalee people who get together irrespective of caste or creed and turn out happily

Social dimensions of Pahela Baishakh

Social dimensions of Pahela Baishakh

Poyla Boishakh (Pohela Boishakh) is the first first day of the Bengali calendar, celebrated in Bangladesh and West Bengal, and in Bengali communities in Assam, Tripura and Orissa and

Celebrating Bangla New Year

Celebrating Bangla New Year

Muhammad Quamrul Islam :It's an age old tradition of Bengali to open fresh account-book/ ledger on the occasion of New Year Day countrywide by businessmen irrespective of size and

Emergence of Bengali New Year Calendar

Emergence of Bengali New Year Calendar

Shamsuzzaman Khan :As an old saying goes: "Bengalis have thirteen festivals in twelve months." This experience-based adage gives an impression of a society which was affluent, cohesive and joyful.

Bangla New Year

Md. Ziaul Haque :Come the beginning of a dawn new,Ready we are to receive you,With Rabindranath's immortal lyrics,And the verses of Nazrul that everyone seeks.We are what you are,Being

Poem

For my motherland Al Mahmud What else does a poet have to offer? You take my filtered language Take my poem- My blood is valued more than that of the

Independence and National Day

Muhammad Quamrul Islam :We were 30 years old at end of first decade in service career in March1971 as Dhaka University batch 1961 beaming with Bengali nationalistic spirit in continuation

Thoughts on our Liberation War

Md. Shairul Mashreque and M. Abul Kashem Mozumder :War of Liberation  in 1971 was the culmination of  a series of seminal events like  language movement(1952), 1954 election, Agartala conspiracy case

International media on Bangabandhu's trial, release and home-coming

Dr. Abu Md. Delwar Hossain :Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman gave birth to a nation, a country, as well as a new map. Just as he had the required leadership quality

Talking about Independence Day

Anisuzzaman :The appearance of March after February is as inevitable as the materialization of the dream  of independence after the language movement, of March 26 after February 21. Our twenty-four-year

Message

Message

Today, our nation is celebrating the 77th anniversary of the adoption of the Pakistan Resolution of 23 March 1940 with traditional zeal and zest. On this historic day, the

Pakistan could become 16th largest economy by 2050 : PwC

Pakistan's economy could become the 16th largest by 2050 based on its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), said a report released in February 2017, prepared

Message

Message

March 23th is an unforgettable day of our national history. The Muslim Ummah of South Asia was vying to find its identity since long but it had no determined

Message

Message

On the auspicious occasion of Pakistan Day I wish to greet the entire nation. Each year, the day serves to remind us to nurture and uphold those ideals, principles

Call for freedom

Call for freedom

Aminul Islam :Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is an inseparable name that always goes with the Independence     of Bangladesh     and realization of lawful rights of the people of

Bangabandhu immortal in the Bangalees' memory

Bangabandhu immortal in the Bangalees' memory

Zillur Rahman Siddiqui :The tragedy of the magnitude of the one that happened on the 15th August in 1975 rarely happens to a nation. That killing was a glaring

Bangabandhu - A name that goes with eternity

Bangabandhu - A name that goes with eternity

Shazzad Khan :Embracing Bangabandhu at the Algiers Non-Aligned Summit in 1973, Cuba's Fidel Castro remarked, "I have not seen the Himalayas. But I have seen Sheikh Mujib. In personality

Sheikh Mujib : Triumph and Tragedy

Sheikh Mujib : Triumph and Tragedy

Dr. Md. Shairul Mashreque :Bangabandhu is a leader with a difference. Touching upon the life of this heavy weight leader spearheading Bangladesh movement is a Herculean task. I would

Message from the Ambassador

Message from the Ambassador

ASSALAMU ALAIKUM WA RAHMATULLAH WA BARAKATUH.Dear Friends, On this joyous occasion of our National Day and Liberation Day, I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to the friendly people

Strides in Industrial Development

Kuwait has moved significantly from the fishing and pearling industrial base to a more diversified industrial base over the past six decades after the discovery of oil.The discovery of

Investment Opportunities in Kuwait

Investment Opportunities in Kuwait

Kuwait has always been a country open to foreign direct investment and is currently further opening up to foreign capital.Kuwait has introduced new corporate legislation to encourage and facilitate

Recounting the sacrifices that made Bangla the State Language

Barrister Nazir Ahmed  :Bangla is the State Language of Bangladesh - more than 155 million people of Bangladesh speak Bangla. It is the mother tongue of almost all people

They want to snatch away the words of my mouth

Abdul Latif :They want it snatch away The words of my mouth. They chain my hands and feet For sheer fun What my grandfather spoke That too my father

The Mother Tongue

Sohrab Pasha :Spring breeze vibrates through the dust-grey forest of the world todayHere the Spring blossoms as flowers of Ekusbey. Shahid Minar fills up with bunches of red flowers

Contribution of women in the Language Movement

Contribution of women in the Language Movement

Selina Hossain :Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman wrote in connection with the language movement in his autobiography "The Unfinished Memoirs": We were put up in a

Genesis of the Language Movement

Genesis of the Language Movement

A.T.M.Nurun Nabi :The movement for decorating Bengali with the status of an official language in India began long before the creation of Pakistan. An English writer N.B. Holhed in

The legacy of Ekushey and our concerns

Dr. Md. Shairul Mashreque and Dr. M. Abul Kashem Mozumder :The Language Movement was a  seminal  movement growing immediately after the birth of Pakistan in 1947.  The movement proclaimed 

Iran at a Glance

Geography: Location: Middle East, bordering the Oman Sea, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, between Iraq and Pakistan.Area: 1,648,195 sq kmCountry comparison to the world: 18Border countries: Afghanistan 936

Message from the Ambassador

Message from the Ambassador

On the behalf of the Iranian government and the people of Iran, we would like to extend our heartfelt greetings to the government and the people of Bangladesh on the

Iran, a Major Victim of Terrorism

Iran, a Major Victim of Terrorism

From the very beginning of the Revolution in 1979, Iran  has suffered many terrorist attacks. One could even say Iran is somehow one of the major victims of terrorism in