4th Death Anniversary of Latifur Rahman / Tribute by Mahfuz Anam: Remembering the flagbearer of independent journalism

As we commemorate Latifur Rahman, we miss his presence, warmth and personal touch in championing the cause of independent journalism.

1w ago

Prof Azizur Rahman Khan: A visionary in financial studies

It is difficult to put into words the contribution that Prof Azizur Rahman Khan made to academia and the nation.

2m ago

88th birth anniversary of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed / Memories of a revolutionary dreamer

Abed bhai defined a great and worthy leader as someone who always steps down to accommodate a worthier leader.

2m ago

Remembering Sir John Wilson: An outstanding personality

Sir John Wilson directly contributed in changing the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the world.

5m ago

Muzharul Islam: A ‘vastukalabid’ for modern Bengal

Described as the doyen of Bangladesh’s architecture, Muzharul Islam introduced modernism in the country as well as the highest ideals of the craft.

6m ago

Tribute to AM Anisuzzaman / Forever a restless civil servant

He seemed to shine whenever handling a crisis.

7m ago

Remembering Annisul Huq: The man behind the public persona

Six years ago, a perfectly healthy man in his 60s just left me and my children in a state of shock and emptiness.

7m ago

Remembering a man with a magical touch

A globe-trotter, Kaiser Zaman, an organiser during Bangladesh’s Liberation War and a well-known humanitarian, passed away on June 19, 2023 in Dhaka, at the age of 78.

11m ago

Remembering Dr Zahir, a revered jurist and constitutional expert

Dr Muhammad Zahir, the once well-revered jurist whose name has almost sunk into obscurity now, breathed his last on this day in 2013 in a hospital in Bangkok.

1y ago

The man whose commitment to ethics was unbending

3rd death anniversary of Latifur Rahman

1y ago

Nurul Islam: Celebrating the life of a freedom fighter

Nurul’s unique quality as a professional economist originated in the common sense and pragmatism which influenced his great faith in empirical work.

1y ago

Radical pragmatist, champion of women, public-health advocate

Like the dreaded knock, I was afraid that one of my friends would one day ask me to write something about him, a memorial.

1y ago

Satyajit Ray: A director's gaze

He created two lasting popular characters in Bengali literature—the debonair detective Felu Da and the brilliant scientist Professor Shonku. The brilliance of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Isaac Asimov neatly packed into one creative mind that was Ray's.

1y ago

Zafrullah: Tribute to a freedom fighter and revolutionary

Zafrullah believed that incremental change was not enough and that the social order itself needed to be changed.

1y ago

Try and be someone like Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury

His departure is part of life’s natural course. But we have to hold steadfast to his ethics.

1y ago

A torchbearer for women’s economic empowerment

Roki Apa, you will be missed, but your legacy of empowering women economically will live on.

1y ago

Remembering my teacher Dr Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta

On the fateful night of March 25, 1971, Prof Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta was dragged out of his university flat and shot repeatedly on the back by the Pakistan Army.

1y ago

Legends Never Die

We have lost not only a great man and a charismatic person, but also a real guardian and a visionary business leader.

1y ago
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