Daily Archives: December 29, 2014

LETTER FROM INDIAN PRIME MINISTER GANDHI TO PRESIDENT NIXON

LETTER FROM INDIAN PRIME MINISTER GANDHI TO PRESIDENT NIXON New Delhi, May 13, 1971. Dear Mr. President, Thank you for your warm message of congratulations on our recent elections.2 You know how much I value your good wishes. I trust … Continue reading

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VICTORY OF BANGLADESH, AS OBSERVED FROM PAKISTAN

VICTORY OF BANGLADESH, AS OBSERVED FROM PAKISTAN Abdul Matin We were in Karachi when Liberation War was taking place in Bangladesh. While we missed many historical events at home, we were able to observe many others that had taken place … Continue reading

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A MODERATE MESSAGE

A MODERATE MESSAGE Hafeejul Alam Let’s steer Bangladesh away from becoming a Pakistan or an Afghanistan While Bangladesh was celebrating the Victory Day on December 16, Pakistan suffered a dastardly terrorist attack in which about 140 people, mostly school-children, were … Continue reading

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A CHILDREN’S HISTORY OF THE LIBERATION WAR

A CHILDREN’S HISTORY OF THE LIBERATION WAR Muhammed Zafar Iqbal Once upon a time, our beloved green Bangladesh was known as East Pakistan. At that time, Pakistan was a truly strange country because it had two parts: One was called … Continue reading

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THE VISION OF 1971 IS CLEAR NOW

THE VISION OF 1971 IS CLEAR NOW Nusrat Rabbee The values of 1971 should be a guiding principle – a map which will help us navigate forward in this world I was disappointed with the media coverage of our 44th … Continue reading

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BENGALI’S FORM CABINET AS THE BLOODSHED CONTINUES

BENGALI’S FORM CABINET AS THE BLOODSHED CONTINUES Sydney H. Schanberg AGARTALA, India. April 13 – Although large numbers of East Pakistani secessionist leaders have been reported killed, and with wholesale bloodshed continuing, several members of the movement’s high command are … Continue reading

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