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Bangabandhu's thoughts on economic freedom are still relevant -

2022-08-15 00:00:00

National Mourning Day 2022

Apparently gone are the days of great moderation of high growth and low inflation in today's world. The stagflation era with low growth and high...

Bangabandhu's assassination . . . and then the long darkness -

2022-08-15 00:00:00

National Mourning Day 2022

It was the end of a beautiful dream for all of us in this land. Decades after his sudden, violent passing, with the ravaging ramifications...

Burial in his native village -

2022-08-15 00:00:00

National Mourning Day 2022

As Mushtaque spoke, corpses of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family members lay scattered all over the house [32 Dhanmondi, Dhaka]. Just before dawn...

Brig General Jamil: An epitome of duty & courage -

2022-08-15 00:00:00

National Mourning Day 2022

The dawn was about to break on August 15, 1975 when Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman made one of his final phone calls to his military...

Padma Bridge . . . leap of faith across the waters

2022-06-25 00:00:00

Padma Bridge opening

There is a literary, indeed a near religious quality which has come to be attached to the River Padma across the generations. It has been...

New era of economic prosperity beckons

2022-06-25 00:00:00

Padma Bridge opening

With the Padma Bridge opening to traffic on Saturday next, the mega structure will usher in a new era of hope and economic prosperity for...

Insightful reads on PMB engineering excellence

2022-06-25 00:00:00

Padma Bridge opening

Multinational consultancy stakes are embodied in the Padma Multipurpose Bridge that now sparkles over the devastating waves of one of world's most turbulent rivers. The...

The challenges: Down the memory lane

2022-06-25 00:00:00

Padma Bridge opening

FE: How do you feel when your efforts come to fruition after a long time with the opening of the Padma Bridge on June 25?M...

PM Shekih Hasina on December 11, 2015 & June 22, 2022 Dhaka

2022-06-25 00:00:00

Padma Bridge opening

"We have decided to build the bridge with own financing and have been able to come out of the dependence on others. We are a...

Materialising a dream trekking a perilous path

2022-06-25 00:00:00

Padma Bridge opening

Crossing the river Padma has always been a huge challenge over the centuries as it created a perilous barrier for the flow of transports between...

A view of Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project under construction

2022-06-25 00:00:00

Padma Bridge opening

Photo taken on Sept. 12, 2021 shows a view of Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project under construction in Munshiganj on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh

FE-PRI Discussion on FY’ 23 Budget -

2022-04-25 00:00:00

FE-PRI Discussion on FY’ 23 Budget

The Financial Express (FE) and the Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh (PRI) organised a dialogue on the national budget for the fiscal year (FY) 2022-23...

The road to liberty

2022-03-26 12:00:00

Independence Day 2022

March 25, 1971 dawned in unease, both among the Bengali political leadership and the population as a whole. From the early part of the day,...