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100th birthday of Bangabandhu celebrated

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MNA Editorial Desk: The nation on Sunday celebrated the 100th birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman through extensive programmes, fanfare and gaiety. In Tungipara, Gopalganj, President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina this morning paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The President and the Premier paid their homage by placing wreaths at the mazar (mausoleum) of Bangabandhu there. President Abdul Hamid first laid a wreath at the mazar of Bangabandhu followed by the prime minister. After placing the wreaths, they stood in solemn silence for some time as ...

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Nation celebrates Bangabandhu’s birth centenary

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MNA Feature Desk: The country is celebrating the 100th birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children’s Day-2019 on Sunday in a befitting manner. On this day in 1920, Bangabandhu, the vivacious leader of the Bangalee nation, the architect of independent Bangladesh and the greatest Bangalee of all times, was born in a respected Muslim family at Tungipara village of Gopalganj sub-division, now district. He was the third among four daughters and two sons of his parents – Sheikh Lutfur Rahman and Saira Khatun. The nation celebrates the day through extensive programmes with fanfare ...

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Abraham Lincoln’s 211th birthday today

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MNA Feature Desk: Abraham Lincoln did not live to observe his 65th birthday on Feb. 12, 1874. He had been assassinated nine years earlier, on April 14, 1865. But, on that day in 1874, the nation’s first public celebration of the 16th President’s birthday was held in St. James Hall in Buffalo, organized and funded by drugstore owner — and Lincoln aficionado — Julius E. Francis. The 145th anniversary of the first Buffalo celebration, held near the 210th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth, drew more than 50 people and some 30 Civil War era re-enactors to the Buffalo History Museum for ...

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Poet Shamsur Rahman’s birth anniv today

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MNA Feature Desk: The 90th birthday of renowned poet Shamsur Rahman will be observed today in a befitting manner across the country. Regarded as a symbol of aesthetics for his lifestyle, gestures and works Rahman was born in old part of Dhaka on October 23 in 1929 and died on August 17, 2006. Bangla Academy will organize a solo lecture program on his life and works at its auditorium at 3pm today where Sheikh Hasina University Vice Chancellor Professor Rafiq Ullah Khan will address it with Poet Asad Chowdhury in a chair. On the occasion, different socio-cultural organizations including Bangladesh ...

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SHEIKH HASINA: RISE OF AN INCREDIBLE WORLD LEADER

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MNA Editorial Desk: Today is the 72nd birthday of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. She was born on September 28, 1947. Eldest daughter of the greatest Bengali of all times, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Sheikh Hasina is three-time Prime Minister of Bangladesh today. Due to her tireless and relentless efforts, Bangladesh is at the door of becoming a middle income country after overcoming so many obstacles. With grief of losing her family from inhuman and barbaric killings, she returned to Bangladesh from deportation ignoring dictator’s bloody-eyes on May 17, 1981. Beside adverse political, social and economic ...

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Sheikh Rehana’s Birthday Today

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MNA Feature Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s sister and Bangabondhu-daughter Sheikh Rehana’s birthday today. She has turned 63 years. She was born on September 13, 1955. Sheikh Hasina and Sheikh Rehana were saved while Bangabondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was killed by the traitors on August 15, 1975. Sheikh Rehana was with her elder sister in Belgium at that time. She moved to London with her family later and is permanently residing there. While Sheikh Hasina later returned to Bangladesh and took the leadership of Bangladesh Awami League and became Prime Minister for three terms. In spite of her living in ...

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Bangabandhu’s birthday being celebrated

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MNA Feature Desk: The nation is celebrating the 99th birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Saturday. Since the re-assumption of state power in 1996, Awami League has been observing the day as the National Children’s Day as Bangabandhu liked to spend time with children on his birthday. The day is a public holiday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina this morning paid rich tributes to the Father of the Nation, heralding the nationwide programmes on the occasion of the 99th birthday of the great leader. The premier paid the homage by placing a wreath at the portrait ...

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Sheikh Hasina’s 71st birthday today

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MNA Editorial Desk: Today (Thursday), 28 September, marks the 71st birthday of prime minister and Bangladesh Awami League president Sheikh Hasina. Sheikh Hasina, the eldest of the five children of father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Begum Fazilatunnesa, was born at Tungipara of Gopalganj in the then Faridpur district on this day in 1947. Awami League and its affiliated organizations are scheduled to be celebrating the day through organising various humanitarian events and activities and discussions on the life and achievements of Sheikh Hasina. There will also be cultural events and milad and doa mahfils in the ...

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Nelson Mandela Day observed worldwide

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MNA Feature Desk: People around the world have paid homage to the memory of Nelson Mandela to mark the anti-apartheid activist’s birthday. Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is an annual international day in honor of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela’s birthday. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on 18 July 2010. As in previous years, people everywhere are being encouraged to perform at least 67 minutes of community service; one minute for every year that Mandela served others through his struggle ...

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