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HISTORY AS ETHICAL REMEMBRANCE

Dhaka University, Shaheed Minar and CP Gang’s ‘bessha’ banner by Rahnuma Ahmed Prologue THIS story begins with the sudden and unexpected death of professor Piash Karim on October 13, 2014, of cardiac arrest. Piash, who had returned to Dhaka in … Continue reading

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THE LEGACY OF MADHU’S CANTEEN

By Ananta Yusuf in The Daily Star Photo: Prabir Das Taking a stroll around Madhur Canteen, named after Madhu Sudan Dey, a visitor would come across various spots – where students of Dhaka University sit in rows, chatting and possibly planning … Continue reading

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BLACK NIGHT 1971 Bangladesh

By Monirul Alam The black night of March 25, 1971 when the Pakistani occupation forces kicked off one of the worst genocides in history that led to a nine-month war for the independence of Bangladesh in 1971. On this black … Continue reading

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Part VI Military-installed caretaker govt, or a ‘consortium’ govt?

by rahnuma ahmed Yesterday, I had ended with the words, “there is still hope.” But, of course, hoping doesn’t mean that one daydreams, or fantasises. Or, becomes cynical when things don’t turn out the way one had wished. “Pessimism of … Continue reading

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