Daily Archives: December 17, 2012

Vow to complete war trial

VOW TO COMPLETE WAR TRIAL Nation pays homage to Liberation War heroes on 41st anniversary of victory Celebrating the 41st anniversary of victory in the Liberation War, people from all strata yesterday called for immediate completion of war crimes trial. … Continue reading

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Economic emancipation still elusive

ECONOMIC EMANCIPATION STILL ELUSIVE MUHAMMAD ABDUL MAZID Bangladesh was born out of a war for freedom, democracy, social justice, self reliance and economic emancipation, what Andre Malraux once called “the last noble cause.” After achieving independence and sovereignty in 1971, … Continue reading

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As we observe Victory Day

– AS WE OBSERVE VICTORY DAY – WE MUST FOCUS ON THE FUTURE It is a remembrance of freedom’s dawn yet once again. We stand on the threshold of the forty second year since achieving independence in the expectation that … Continue reading

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Where do we stand now?

WHERE DO WE STAND NOW? Mohammad Shahidul Islam Victory Day, which is an annual event of great historic significance, offers the nation an opportunity to evaluate its achievements and failures in the light of the aspirations and goals that had … Continue reading

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Witnessing the surrender

VICTORY DAY WITNESSING THE SURRENDER BY MD. ASADULLAH KHAN Forty-one years ago, the misty winter morning of December 16, 1971, the day the nation celebrates as Victory Day, brought the glorious independence of Bangladesh. It was the day the whole … Continue reading

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