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  • Hamidur Rahman Puroshkar 2018 conferred

    Hamidur Rahman Puroshkar 2018 conferred

    In remembrance of the eminent architect and artist Hamidur Rahman, who designed the Central Shaheed Minar, his family established

  • Priyabhashini tributes

    Last tributes paid to Priyabhashini

    People from all walks of life pay their last respects to noted sculptor and freedom fighter Ferdousi Priyabhashini at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka.

  • Preserve the sanctity of Shaheed Minar

    The Central Shaheed Minar is the ultimate symbol of our glorious Language Movement, which paved the way for our liberation movement. However, it is shameful that we have not been able to preserve the sanctity of this place.

  • Sudhin Das no more

    Preeminent singer, researcher and music teacher Sudhin Das, who made monumental contributions to ensure the practice of Kazi

  • Remove structures on Shaheed Minar land in 72hrs: HC

    The High Court directs the authorities to demolish all structures, excluding a grave, on the land of the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka by the next 72 hours.

  • Blasts at Jessore Shaheed Minar, 10 detained

    At least 10 people are injured in crude bomb blasts at the Shaheed Minar in Jessore when people are paying their tributes.

  • DU teachers hurt during BNP scuffle at Shaheed Minar

    Nine people including Dhaka University teachers are injured when a scuffle break out between leaders and activists of BNP at Central Shaheed Minar around 1:25am.

  • Nation pays homage to Language martyrs

    Throngs of people walking barefoot, singing songs of patriotism are paying homage to the Language Movement martyrs, who sacrificed their lived for mother tongue Bangla marking a day of supreme sacrifice.

  • Central Shaheed Minar

    President, PM pay homage to language heroes

    President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pay their deep homage to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement by placing wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka at one minute past midnight on the occasion of Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day.

  • Nation salutes the language heroes

    The nation is paying glowing tributes to the Language Movement martyrs, who laid down their lives for the recognition of Bangla as a state language on this day 64 years ago. Humming "Amar Bhaiyer Rokte Rangano Ekushey February...", thousands of Bangalis thronged the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital and elsewhere in the early hours today to pay homage to the language heroes.

  • Ekushey February: CCTVs all around Shaheed Minar

    Authorities this year will install close-circuit television (CCTV) cameras from Shahbagh to the Central Shaheed Minar premises to scrutinise the movement of people on the occasion of Ekushey February.

  • SSJ announces 14-day programme marking Ekushey

    Marking the month of Amar Ekushey, Sammilito Sangskritik Jote (SSJ) is holding a 14-day programme at Central Shaheed Minar in the capital.

  • Students end hunger strike after assurance

    Students demanding retake of medical admission examinations end their hunger strike today following assurance that a probe committee will be formed to investigate the issue.

  • 7 medical aspirants fall sick as hunger strike continues

    At least seven students protesting the leak of the medical college admission test question fell sick as they are continuing their fast unto death at Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka for the second consecutive day.

  • Medical test protesters begin hunger strike

    Candidates protesting the leak of the medical college admission test question go on a fast unto death at Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka.

  • Medical question leak: Protestors call for independent probe

    Protestors demand for an independent probe into allegations of question leak that marred this year’s medical and dental admission tests.

  • Medical admission seekers’ demo continue peacefully

    The students seeking retake of the MBBS and BDS admission tests organises a photo exhibition and launched a signature campaign at Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka to drum up support in favour of their demand.

  • Medical admission seekers, police scuffle at DMC

    A scuffle broke out at the Dhaka Medical College when the police barred students, who are seeking retake of medical and dental college admission exams, from entering its premises.

  • President, PM to pay tributes to Mohsin Ali

    President Adul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pays rich tributes to late freedom fighter and Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali.

  • Dr Zafar Iqbal’s publishers demand justice

    A group of university students and the publishers of noted writer Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal demand punishment to the attackers who assaulted teachers at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST).

  • ‘Retrospect’, Novera’s last exhibition

    Retrospect is a series of work by the first modern sculptor of Bangladesh, Novera Ahmed. It was the last exhibition of the eminent artist which was held in Paris in 2014.

  • DMCH doctor hurt in Shaheed Minar crude bomb blast

    A female doctor of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) was injured when at least three crude bombs went off near Central Shaheed Minar

  • Cultural activists to observe hunger strike protesting killings

    Sammilita Sangskritik Jote will go for a mass hunger strike at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka, protesting the ongoing killings, destruction and anarchy on the street, on March 6

  • Nation paying homage to language martyrs

    The nation is paying glowing tribute to the Language Movement martyrs, who laid down their lives for the mother tongue in 1952, amid countrywide ongoing blockade

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