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No record in National Archives can be destroyed; bill passed

The Bangladesh National Archive Bill, 2021 was passed in Parliament on Thursday with a strong provision that no record can be destroyed

Bangladesh National Archive building in Agargaon, Dhaka

45th death anniversary

Remembering Nazrul, a poet par excellence

Freedom, humanity, love and revolution are the constant themes in Kazi Nazrul’s majestic literary creations. He was against all sorts of religious, caste-based, and gender-based discrimination and ...

Remembering Nazrul, a poet par excellence

Afghanistan

Taliban to unveil new govt framework in weeks, vow to be accountable

The Taliban aim to unveil a new governing framework for Afghanistan in the next few weeks, a spokesman for the Islamist movement said on Saturday

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid speaks during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan on 17 August 2021

FM to leave Dhaka Wednesday to join a global conference in Tashkent

Foreign minister (FM) AK Abdul Momen will attend an international conference titled "Central and South Asia: Regional Connectivity - Challenges and Opportunities" to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan ...

FM to leave Dhaka Wednesday to join a global conference in Tashkent

Sufia Kamal's 110th birth anniversary today

Commemorating the day, several socio-cultural organisations are organizing special programmes.

Sufia Kamal's 110th birth anniversary today

Jagannath University

‘Anti-independence forces must be tackled by cultural activities’

A cultural programme was organised on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Independence at Jagannath University on Friday

‘Anti-independence forces must be tackled by cultural activities’

Bangladesh-India ties

Ganga-Padma Maitri Bandhan

Active economic and security cooperation is very much in the mutual interest of both Bangladesh and India, even where it is asymmetric. The two governments must accept this proposition and work ...

Ganga-Padma Maitri Bandhan

Interview: Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq

National sentiment no longer exists in Bangladesh

Educationist and thinker Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq is Ahmad Sharif chair professor of Dhaka University’s Bangla department. He talked to Sohrab Hassan of Prothom Alo about the socioeconomic and cultural ...

Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq

India nominates 2 Bangladeshis for Padma awards

India has nominated renowned Bangladeshis -- musicologist Sanjeeda Khatun and Lt Col Quazi Sajjad Ali Zaheer (retd) -- for this year's Padma awards. This was announced by the Indian Home Ministry on ...

India nominates 2 Bangladeshis for Padma awards

Amar Ekushey Book Fair to go ahead with delayed start

Following the COVID-19 health guidelines, the Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2021 will be held physically in February-March

Amar Ekushey Book Fair to go ahead with delayed start
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