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Niko Scam Revisited

Bangladesh High Court has declared contracts between Petrobangla & Niko and BAPEX & Niko illegal in a historic verdict recently taking into cognizance the allegations of a scam in the award of a contract. The contracts were concluded by BNP Jamat Alliance Government in 2003 for re-development of Feni and Chattack gas fields includin...

Six-Point Demands: Roadmap For Bangladesh’s Emancipation

On 7th June in 1966, the people of the then-East Pakistan observed a general strike in the province in support of the Awami League's Six-Point demands of autonomy announced a few months earlier by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

21 August, 2004: All Hell Broke Loose by State-Sponsored Terrorism

Thirteen years ago on 21st August, the nation was about to burst against the state-sponsored militancy, in the capital. Ironically, shortly after, the anti-militancy protesters themselves became victims of the country’s most gruesome militant attack masterminded by then BNP-Jamaat government. The anti-militancy campaigners in their hundre...

15th August: Darkest Chapter Of History

15th August is the day of national mourning. It’s a day when all beings of whole Bengal, even the nature drop tears. Because, this day of August, back in 1975 it seemed like this rainy August and brutal bloodshed of Bangabandhu were the representation of the weeping of the sky itself crying out of extreme grievance. The time when the murd...

15th August: Darkest Chapter Of History

15th August is the day of national mourning. It’s a day when all beings of whole Bengal, even the nature drop tears. Because, this day of August, back in 1975 it seemed like this rainy August and brutal bloodshed of Bangabandhu were the representation of the weeping of the sky itself crying out of extreme grievance. The time when the murd...