Dhaka, Apr 16 : The historic Mujibnagar Day will be observed on Saturday, marking the oath-taking ceremony of the country’s first government on April 17, 1971, which led the Bangladesh War of Liberation.
‘Katka Tragedy Day’observed at Khulna University
Khulna, Mar 13 (UNB)-Students, teachers and other staff of Khulna University observed ‘Katka Tragedy Day’ on Saturday, commemorating the death of 11 students in 2004 at Katka sea beach in the Sundarbans.
Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day observed
Dhaka, Jan 10 – The historic Homecoming Day of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was observed across the country on Sunday.
Democracy Day observed
Dhaka, Dec 06 – The Democracy Day was observed in Bangladesh on Sunday marking the fall of autocratic ruler HM Ershad in 1990.
Jail Killing Day observed on Tuesday
Dhaka, Nov 03 – The Jail Killing Day is being observed today (Tuesday) with due solemnity. On November 3, 1975, four national leaders and heroes of the country’s Liberation War — Syed Nazrul Islam, Tajuddin Ahmad, Captain Mansur Ali and…
Holy Ashura observed
Dhaka, Aug 30 – Muslim devotees observed Holy Ashura on Sunday, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), with due religious fervour and solemnity.
National Mourning Day being observed
Dhaka, Aug 15: The nation is observing Saturday the National Mourning Day with paying rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his 45th martyrdom anniversary.
Janmashtami to be observed Tuesday
Dhaka, Aug 10 – The Hindu community of Bangladesh will celebrate Janmashtami, marking the birth of Lord Krishna, on Tuesday with due religious fervour.
Begum Sufia Kamal’s 109th birth anniversary observed
Dhaka, June,20 – The 109th birth anniversary of poet Begum Sufia Kamal was observed on Saturday.
Shahnaz Rahmatullah’s first death anniversary observed
Culture Desk Shahnaz Rahmatullah emerged as a singer in Dhaka in the mid-1960s, beginning her career in radio at the age of 10. She sang many patriotic songs during the liberation war of the 1970s.
Int’l Mother Language Day observed at RU
Rajshahi, Feb 21 – International Mother Language day has been observed at Rajshahi University through different events. The university authority placed a floral wreath at the university ‘Shaheed Minar’ paying homage to the language martyrs at 12.01 am on 21st…
1979 Islamic Revolution anniversary observed in Iran
Iranians were taking to the streets of Tehran and other cities and towns across the country on Tuesday for rallies and nationwide celebrations marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Saraswati Puja observed on RU campus
Rajshahi, Jan 30 – Saraswati Puja, the festival for worshipping Devi Saraswati, the Goddess of learning and of the Hindu community, was observed at Rajshahi University (RU) campus through a socio-religious programme and rituals on Thursday.
Prof. Younus day observed at Rajshahi University
Rajshahi, Dec 24 – Prof. Md Younus Day was observed at Rajshahi University (RU) with due solemnity on Tuesday.
International Migrants Day observed in Cox’s Bazar
Cox’s Bazar, Dec 19 – The district administration, various government agencies and representatives from development partner organisations came together to observe the International Migrants Day (IMD) on Wednesday with the motto ‘We Together’.
Bangladesh Institute of Nuke Agriculture field day observed
Mymensingh, Dec 15 – Field day was observed at the Sutiakhali area of Mymensingh Sadar by Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA) to increase rice yield through irrigation and fertilizer management.
Maulana Bhashani’s 43rd death anniversary observed
Dhaka, Nov 17 – The 43rd death anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani, a great national leader, was observed on Sunday with due respect.
Dhaka, Nov 09 – Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the day of birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM), was observed in the country on Sunday with due religious solemnity.
25th death anniversary of SM Sultan being observed
Narail, Oct 10 (UNB) – The 25th death anniversary of renowned artist Sheikh Mohammed Sultan (SM Sultan) is being observed in a befitting manner on Thursday.
National Mourning Day observed
Dhaka, Aug 15 (UNB) – People across the country are observing the National Mourning Day, the darkest chapter in the history of independent Bangladesh. On this day in 1975, the nation’s founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of…
Rabindranath’s 78th death anniversary observed
Dhaka, Aug 6 (UNB) – The 78th death anniversary of the Bard of Bengal, Rabindranath Tagore, is being observed on Tuesday. Tagore, who enriched the Bengali language and literature with his astounding talent and merit, died on this day in…
7th death anniversary of Humayun Ahmed observed
Humayun Ahmed is the most distinguished writer of contemporary time and one of the best story tellers in the history of our literature. Sunil Gangopadhyay described him as the most popular writer in the Bengali language for a century and…
World Environment Day Observed at BAU
Mymensingh, June 23 – The Environmental science department of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) observed the world environment Day on Monday with amid much enthusiasm and festivity on the campus. This year’s theme of the day is: Connecting People to the…
Shab-e-Qadr observed across Bangladesh Saturday night
The holy Lailatul Qadr or Shab-e-Qadr, the holiest and most blessed nights for Muslims, will be observed across the country tonight with due solemnity and religious fervor. Muslim devotees will spend the night seeking divine blessings for peace and progress…
Jumatul Wida observed across Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 31 (UNB) – Muslims across the country observed Jumatul Wida, the last Friday of Ramadan, with due religious zeal and reverence. A large number of fasting devotees attended the Jum’a prayers at mosques across the country with special…
Historic May Day observed
DHAKA, May 1, 2019 (BSS) – The historic May Day was observed today in the country like elsewhere across the world through various programmes with a pledge to establish the rights of workers. The theme of day this year was…
Charghat Genocide Day observed with solemnity
People of Charghat observed Genocide Day here yesterday remembering a mass killing by Pakistani army in Thanapara area under Charghat Upazila in the district on 13 April in 1971. Local freedom fighters and cultural activists joined a Milad Mahfil arranged…
World Social Work Day 2019 observed at RU
Rajshahi, March 19 – With the theme of ‘Promoting the importance of human relationships’ the Social Work department of Rajshahi University observed the World Social Work Day 2019 on Tuesday amid festivity and enthusiasm. On the day teachers, students and…
Historic March 7 observed in Chatttogram
Chattogram Bureau The Historic March 7, is being observed in Chattogram and its adjacent districts in a befitting manner with fresh vow to materialize the dream of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman yesterday. On this day in…
Int’l Human Rights Day observed at RU
Rajshahi, Dec 10 – The 70th International Human Rights Day was observed on the Rajshahi University (RU) campus on Monday amid much enthusiasm. This year, the theme of the day was ‘Stand up for Human Rights.’