Daily Archives: December 15, 2012

Surrender at Ramna Racecourse — Break of a new dawn after endless nightmares

–SURRENDER AT RAMNA RACECOURSE — BREAK OF A NEW DAWN AFTER ENDLESS NIGHTMARES ZIAUDDIN CHOUDHURY relives the first day of a free Bangladesh. In April of 1971, exactly two weeks after the mayhem in Dhaka launched by the Pakistan Junta on … Continue reading

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Bangladesh’s Quest for Freedom and Economic Equality

BANGLADESH’S QUEST FOR FREEDOM AND ECONOMIC EQUALITY SYEED AHAMED and REZWANA ABED evaluate how much better off economically the nation is since independence. The birth of Bangladesh in 1971 was a momentous event within the post-colonial order of South Asia. If we revisit the … Continue reading

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“Bangladesh can be the hub of a new silk road”

“BANGLADESH CAN BE THE HUB OF A NEW SILK ROAD” SYED ZAIN AL-MAHMOOD Dan Mozena grew p on a dairy farm in the American Midwest and spent the first couple of decades of his life milking cows and doing the … Continue reading

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A FEARLESS FREEDOM FIGHTER

BIR PROTIK MAHBUBUR ROB SADI A FEARLESS FREEDOM FIGHTER TULIP CHOWHDURY Like many accounts of historical lives, our freedom fighters may one day live only in the pages of history. Those who have survived through the bloody war will have … Continue reading

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Those Magnificent Sixty One of the Epoch Making Seventy One

THOSE MAGNIFICENT SIXTY ONE OF THE EPOCH MAKING SEVENTY ONE MAJOR (RTD) SYED MIZANUR RAHMAN, PSC I was a fun loving nineteen-year-old studying medicine at the Dhaka Medical College when the Pakistan Army cracked down on innocent civilians and our Bengali … Continue reading

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