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Bangladesh@50: The heroes who helped win the 1971 Indo-Pak war

December 16, 2021 8:50 am

Without them, the 1971 Indo-Pak war could not have been won. On the 50th anniversary of the war that also saw a new nation — Bangladesh — being created on the eastern front. The Indian Express recounts the battlefield bravery of 18 of them

Bangladesh @ 50: The country’s cinema existed before the nation did

December 16, 2021 10:28 am

While 2021 saw Bangladeshi parallel cinema having a moment in the sun, the country’s films and filmmakers have a long history of leading from the front

Explained: How strategy, diplomacy set up India's famous victory in Bangladesh Liberation War

December 16, 2021 9:28 am

Former diplomat Chandrashekhar Dasgupta recalls the story of 1971, when India turned crisis into a historic triumph

Bangladesh Liberation War: Indian hero recalls campaign epitomising 'blood, sweat and tears'

December 23, 2021 11:45 am

🔴 In 1971, as the eastern border heated up, and refugees poured into India with tales of unspeakable horrors, Lieutenant Colonel Surinder Kapur knew that the war was coming.

Bangladesh @ 50: ‘Architects in Bangladesh must confront the waters, and this is seen in a number of innovative and experimental works'

January 04, 2022 1:13 pm

Architect-urbanist Kazi Khaleed Ashraf on the essence of nation-building and evaluating architecture through its locational ethics

Bangladesh@50: Bangla War theatre from ruins of a cinema hall, a veteran recalls

December 15, 2021 8:43 pm

🔴 Then just 19 and a Second Lieutenant, Binay Kumar Sinha recalls the meeting happened in a “half-finished cinema hall with no screen”.

Bangladesh @ 50: My Teacher, Marina Ahmad

December 13, 2021 3:33 pm

Born before Bangladesh, she grew up with the idea of the world as a global village, where religion and nationality only play supporting roles

'My generation gets to paint the picture of a Bangladesh where women scientists have the agency to design their own futures': Senjuti Saha

December 13, 2021 3:21 pm

One of Bangladesh's leading microbiologists speaks about smashing the glass ceiling

Sunday Long Reads: The birth of Bangladesh, stories from Dhaka, women in the workforce, economy, and more

December 15, 2021 6:17 pm

Here are this week's reads dedicated to Bangladesh's 50 years as an independent nation

Bangladesh @ 50: Rabindrasangeet singer Rezwana Choudhury Bannya on Tagore’s legacy, and actor Jaya Ahsan on changing the narrative of women in Bangla films

December 13, 2021 3:20 pm

How two Bangladeshi artistes divide their time between Dhaka and Kolkata and embody the essence of a Bengal beyond borders