Views & Opinion

Birth of Sheikh Hasina: a gift for the nation

Sharif Shahab Uddin: Born in an illustrious family enriched with cultural background, Sheikh Hasina illuminated the house of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Fazilatunnessa Mujib on the 28th September, 1947. She is the eldest of the five children of the Sheikh Family in Bangladesh. Emerged as the saviour of the Bengali nation which had been thrown into...

Bangladesh Leading Global Climate Change Decision-making

Md. Arif Hossain:  As the world watches preparations for COP26 in Glasgow on climate change, Bangladesh under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s stewardship has been taking an important leadership role on behalf of a coalition of vulnerable frontline developing nations. Prime Minister Hasina currently chairs the Climate Vulnerable For...

A brief history of Bangladesh through Sheikh Rehana’s eyes

Tonmoy Ahmed: As she turns 66 on Monday, Sheikh Rehana looks back at a life with a Shakespearian ending: “All’s Well That Ends Well.” When her father the great Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was gunned down with almost the whole family, the teenage Rehana wished she had died. “How could I live with so much pain!&rdq...

Spirit of Liberation War & New Generation

Hiren Pandit: The war of liberation was a war to free the Bengali nation from the shackles of exploitation. The spirit of the liberation war is the name of a nation's dream. The dream inspired the nation to establish a sovereign state and united the Bengali nation in establishing a democratic and non-exploitative society. The liberation war of...

Bangabandhu’s Vision of Youth Development

Hiren Pandit: About 30 per cent of the total population of Bangladesh is youth. According to that, there are more than four and a half crore young men and women in the country. Bangabandhu had many thoughts about the youth. He imagined a lot about young people. He thought that the youth should be developed as good human beings and ideal citizen...