Daily Archives: December 23, 2014

THE ROAD TO VICTORY

THE ROAD TO VICTORY The historic date of 16th December is approaching us once again, and like every other year, it is welcomed with enthusiasm, joy, passion, patriotism and pride. It marks our day of victory and celebration. For a … Continue reading

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16 DECEMBER IN CHITTAGONG

16 DECEMBER IN CHITTAGONG Golam Sarwar Chowdhury On 16 December 1971 Bangladesh was liberated from the occupying Pakistan armed forces when they unconditionally surrendered in public to the joint command of the Bangladesh-India allied forces. The ceremony was witnessed by … Continue reading

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THE DYING MOMENTS OF JINNAH’S PAKISTAN

THE DYING MOMENTS OF JINNAH’S PAKISTAN Abdul Mannan When Pakistan’s founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah floated his ‘Two Nation Theory’ to create separate homelands for the Indian Muslims he did not realise that such an absurd theory would not be viable … Continue reading

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WHAT MAKES US PROUD IN DECEMBER ?

WHAT MAKES US PROUD IN DECEMBER ? Abdul Matin ON November 11, 1970, the coastal region of Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) was devastated by one of the deadliest tropical cyclones in recorded history with the loss of over 500,000 human … Continue reading

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THE SONGS OF FREEDOM

THE SONGS OF FREEDOM THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SONGS THAT DEFINE US AS A NATION, BEING CREATED AT A MOMENTOUS TIME IN OUR HISTORY. BUT WHO WROTE THOSE THREE MOST SIGNIFICANT SONGS OF FREEDOM? Ananta Yusuf Powerful lyrics can … Continue reading

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SPIRIT OF VICTORY ALL AROUND

SPIRIT OF VICTORY ALL AROUND Staff Correspondent December is the month of victory, the spirit that transcends social barriers as people of across strata of society hoist national flags everywhere. Cars and vehicles ply on roads hoisting national flags, jubilant … Continue reading

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