Winning in the Liberation War 1971 is the most significant achievement for Bangladesh. The 16th December is observed as the ‘Victory day’ of Bangladesh. After a long lasting bloody war, Bangladesh achieved its victory over Pakistan on 16th December of 1971 and became an independent country in the world. Three million people sacrificed their valuable lives for the sake of Country while two lakh women were physical tortured.
Bangabandhu National Agriculture Award is the highest award in agriculture sector of Bangladesh which has been given by the Government of Bangladesh since 1976 to the person and organization for their outstanding contribution to the development of country’s agriculture sector. The Bangabandhu National Agriculture Award 1419 received thirty (30) individuals and organizations.
Sundarban is called as the “Lung of Bangladesh”. Recently an oil tanker has sunk in Sunderban carrying about 357,664 litres of furnace oil. The oil has scattered over 34,000 hectares of area which is creating a dreadful situation for the environment of Sundarban. The flora and fauna are now under threatened.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is a perfect tool for country like Bangladesh to promote economic growth. Bangladesh’s economy hugely depends on collection and proper use of FDI. Due to, some problems like political, infrastructural, bureaucratic, etc Bangladesh most of the time lose FDI, which is a vital driving force of economic development.
Every day, ten to twenty (10-20) people die due to reckless road accident in Bangladesh. According to Accident Research Centre (ARC) of BUET, annually over 12,000 people died and at least 35,000 become injured or disabled due to road accident. Lots of families have been losing their only earner and some are losing their near and dear one. Road accident is becoming an epidemic in the country. The matter must take seriously as an urgent issue.
Bangladesh Cricket Broad (BCB) allows Shakib Al Hasan to play foreign leagues which was blocked until 31 December 2015 as a penalty given by BCB to Shakib for breaching team discipline. However, on 4 December 2014 Nazmul Hasan Papon, President of BCB, has given the news of withdrawn on Shakib’s playing foreign leagues. Now, Shakib Al Hasan is free to play in abroad/foreign leagues.
Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club is a reputed sports club based in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Sheikh Jamal titled the King’s Cup Champion by beating Pune FC 1-0 at Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan on December 2, 2014. Sheikh Jamal is the first club from Bangladesh to lift such prestigious title.
Once again Bangladesh whitewashed Zimbabwe. It has won Test series 3-0 & ODI series 5-0. Basundhara Cement Test Series & ODI Series 2014 will be marked particularly for tow records made by Shakib al Hasan and Taijul Islam. Shakib Al Hasan is third player in world’s cricket after Ian Botham and Imran Khan to score a century and take ten (10) wickets in a Test. Taijul Islam is the first bowler in ODI history to achieve a hat-trick on debut. However, Bangladesh Team have completed a successful Test & ODI series in this year 2014.
Dr. Atiur Rahman, Governor of Bangladesh Bank, was awarded the Gusi Peace Prize 2014 “For his contributions as a Poor Man’s Economist”. The Gusi Peace Prize 2014 given to 13 Laureates of different countries. Atiur Rahman is one of them. Gusi Peace Prize is world’s one of the most prestigious prizes given by Gusi Foundation mainly for contribution to global peace and progress.
Architect Syed Mainul Hossain is a Bangladeshi famous architect who designed the Jatiyo Smriti Soudho (National Martyrs' Memorial) at Savar in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The construction of Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho started in the year 1978 and completed in 1982. Though Syed Mainul Hossain passed away from us on 10 November 2014, he will be remembered forever for his magnificent design and creation.
There are 79 private universities in Bangladesh. Among these universities, few of them are violating the rules and conditions of UGC. A number of universities are running illegal campuses. Some universities have ownership problem and nonexistence of permanent campus. Moreover, certificate trading and lack of norm of education are also marked in some private universities.
Shakib Al Hasan will be eligible to play domestic and international cricket after 15 September 2014 as BCB reduced his 6-month suspension at a board meeting held on 26 August. Shakib will be able to face Zimbabwe in Bangladesh-Zimbabwe series in October.
Using formalin in different foods, fruits and vegetables has become a common phenomenon in Bangladesh. Some culprit traders, producers and stockers have been intentionally mixing formalin with daily needed goods. It is now a burning issue in the country. People are now feared of buying & eating fruits, vegetables, fishes and other goods. Eating formalin mixed foods can create a number of serious diseases in human body.
Bangladesh is one of the largest remittance recipients in the world. Remittance plays a very significant role to the economic growth of Bangladesh. Though in last few years' remittance inflows of Bangladesh outstandingly rose, it has dropped in the 2013-14 fiscal year. Remittance declined from most of the countries including Saudi Arabia, UAE, UK, Japan, Singapore, Australia, South Korea and Hong Kong.
By keeping two games in hand, Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club has defeated Dhaka Abahani by 1-0 goal at the Bangabandhu National Stadium and become the winner of Nitol-Tata Bangladesh Premier Football League 2013-2014. Sheikh Jamal wins the title for second time, the first time was in 2010-2011.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil has just finished. We have gotten a new football champion – Germany. Germany wins the 2014 FIFA World Cup final 1-0 against Argentina. Bangladeshi Argentine fans were greatly shocked over the result of final match. Like previous world cup tournaments, FIFA World Cup 2014 has a number of momentous incidents.
FIFA World Cup 2014 mania is shaking the Bangladeshi football fans, who mostly support Argentina and Brazil. The fans are enjoying the football world cup 2014 in various ways. Some are making long and big flags, wearing jersey of favorite teams or players, portrait picture of favorite countries and best players.
There are many Bangladeshi people working in different countries. While going to abroad, the workers have to face a number of problems. Facing these problems, the workers are forced to come back to their own Country having lost everything. Thus, Bangladesh Govt. should take appropriate steps to bring to end all the problems faced by the workers.