1970: An Election Fifty Years Ago

Syed Badrul Ahsan: Fifty years ago, in 1970, a general election took place in Pakistan. It was the country’s very first election in its twenty three-year history. It would have ramifications that are today part of the political narrative in our part of the world. It is important that, half a century on, we travel back to that year, the be...

Awami League observes Nur Hossain Day

Bangladesh Awami League paid rich tributes to Shaheed Noor Hossain by placing floral wreaths at the Noor Hossain Square at the Zero Point in the city. On November 10 in 1987, Noor Hossain, who imprinted his bare chest and back with the slogan “Swairachar nipat jak, gonotantra mukti pak” (down with autocracy, let democracy be freed),...

Tested party workers must be evaluated in committees: Obaidul Quader MP

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today urged all concerned to evaluate the party’s devoted workers who stayed with the AL in its crisis while forming new committees at all levels across the country. “Don’t keep away the dedicated workers, rather ease the path of doing politics for them as they will always stay wit...

Awami League pays homage to Bangabandhu and four national leaders

Awami League (AL), its associate bodies and different social and cultural organizations today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and four national leaders on the Jail Killing Day. The AL leaders and workers paid homage by laying wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of the Bangabandhu Bhaban o...

Jail Killing: Another Dark Chapter in the History of Bangladesh

3 November is another day of reproach and agony for the collective conscience of Bangladesh. On this day in 1975, the four national leaders, who played the momentous role in our independence and state-building struggle after the Father of the National Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman were brutally killed inside what is usually considered o...

Bangladesh’s persistent ‘fighting spirit’

Dr. Atiur Rahman: The recently-released "World Economic Outlook" by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – predicting Bangladesh to be the fastest growing economy in South Asia with a likely GDP growth rate of 4% against a nearly 10.5% contraction of India's economy – has been the talk of the town in recent days. Moreover, Banglad...

BNP’s political inheritance characterizes blood and conspiracy: Obaidul Quader

Criticizing the political strategy of BNP, Awami League General Secretary Obadidul Quader said BNP wears the mask of democracy as their political inheritance characterizes blood and conspiracy. “BNP’s ill-politics is the biggest impediment on the way to the institutionalization of democracy in the country as killings and designing c...

Mymensingh Districts Awami League's memorial meeting for for eminent district leaders

District Awami league (AL) on Sunday evening organized a memorial meeting and special prayers at the death of four eminent district Awami league leaders. The deceased leaders were former Public Prosecutor (PP) Advocate Wazedul Islam, Advocate Anisur Rahman Khan, Principal Reazul Islam and Prof. Amir Ahamed Chowdhury Ratan. Held at the Tareque ...

Big disaster averted due to PM Sheikh Hasina's timely intervention: Speakers at AL's webinar

Speakers at a webinar have said Bangladesh has been able to avert a big disaster by coronavirus due to the timely intervention of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Shah Ali Farhad, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, conducted the webinar titled ‘Encountering Coronavirus situation in Bangladesh under the leadership of premier Sheikh Hasi...

Sheikh Hasina the real champion of human security: Diplomats in Bangladesh

Diplomats in Dhaka on Saturday highly praised the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for taking the country to forward in a webinar marking her birthday. “I would say honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is a Real champion of human security,” Japanese ambassador Ito Naoki said. UN resident coordinator in Dhaka Mia Seppo s...

Government prioritizing Agriculture sector during Corona crisis: Speakers at 'Beyond the Pandemic

Speakers here in a webinar said the government is very much sincere about the country’s agriculture sector during the pandemic and the ongoing flood across the country as the government has taken different pragmatic steps to make the sector more thriving. They were participating in the 12th episode of the ruling Awami League’s ongoi...

Beyond the Pandemic’s 12th Episode: Impact of Corona on Agriculture

The global outbreak of Coronavirus, super cyclone Amphan and recent flooding in north and north-eastern region of Bangladesh have made a serious impact in the country’s agriculture and seasonal harvesting. To discuss and analyze the effect of these natural crises on the agriculture sector, Bangladesh Awami League is organizing the 12th epi...

Beyond The Pandemic on 14th July: Flow of Accurate Information during Corona crisis

Bangladesh Awami League’s special webinar ‘Beyond the Pandemic’s 11th episode is going to be broadcasted on Tuesday, 14th July. This episode will focus on how to ensure the flow of proper information during a national or a global crisis and what are the ways to prevent the flow of inaccurate information. The webinar ...

AL always stays beside people in times of crisis: Speakers at webinar

Speakers in a webinar said that AL leaders and activists have been working relentlessly to help people and mitigate their sufferings during the COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters. They were participating in the ninth episode of the ruling Awami League’s ongoing webinar titled ‘Beyond the Pandemic’ held on Saturday. Prime...

Beyond the Pandemic on 7th July to portray youth’s role during COVID-19 crisis

Bangladesh Awami League’s special webinar ‘Beyond the Pandemic’s 10th episode is going to be broadcasted on Tuesday, 7th July. This episode will focus on the role of young leaders and activists during the COVID-19 crisis. The webinar will start from 8.30 pm on Awami League’s official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.c...

Grassroots’ Role in Fighting COVID-19: Beyond the Pandemic’s 9th episode

Bangladesh Awami League’s special webinar ‘Beyond the Pandemic’ is set to return on 4th July. This episode is going to discuss the role of government and the party’s grassroots leaders during the COVID-19 crisis. The webinar will start from 8.30 pm on Awami League’s official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/...

Beyond the Pandemic’s 8th episode to focus on Education and Skill Development of Youth

The eighth episode of ‘Beyond The Pandemic’, Bangladesh Awami League’s webinar, will be broadcasted on 30th June at 8.30 PM. This episode’s topic is ‘Education and Skill Development of Youth: Future Strategies’ where the speakers will discuss the initiatives taken for ensuring proper education and creating op...

Beyond The Pandemic’s 7th Episode: Public Health and Local Government

The seventh episode of ‘Beyond The Pandemic’, Bangladesh Awami League’s webinar, will be broadcasted on 27th June at 8.30 PM. This episode’s topic is ‘Public Health and Local Government’ where the speakers will discuss the initiatives of local government around country to curb the spread of Coronavirus and en...

Bangladesh, Bangabandhu, AL sewed in single thread: discussants at Awami Leagues special webinar on 71st anniversary

Veteran politicians, academicians and analysts in a webinar discussion have said Bangladesh, Bangabandhu and Awami League (AL) are sewed in a single thread as if anyone talks about Bangladesh he or she must utter the names of Bangabandhu and AL. Over seven decades ago on June 23 in 1949, the Awami League had begun its journey to realize the rig...

71 Years of Awami League's Glorious Journey and Digital Bangladesh

Prof. Dr. Munaz Ahmed Noor:  71 is a very significant number in the history of the nation’s glorious achievement and struggle. We got an independent and sovereign country in 1971 under the leadership of the Father of the Nation and the greatest Bengali of all time Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The victory in the nine-month-long ...

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