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** 174 killed in stampede at Indonesia football match ** BRT project sorrow of Gazipur-Uttara Road ** Govt must help who are struggling to survive but can’t meet the high cost of living ** Pagla Mosque gets Tk 3.89cr donations in 110 days ** A manufacturer decorates hurricane lamps at a factory in city’s Kamrangirchar area on Saturday amid the continuous load-shedding across the country. NN photo ** As voice of the people, demand of the press is for people’s govt ** Trade via Banglabandha land port to remain suspended for 10 days ** Moderate quake jolts Dhaka ** Putin’s sham referenda in Ukraine will make it difficult for him to survive ** Taliban fire into air to disperse women's rally backing Iran protests ** Bridge cranes installed at Unit 2 of Rooppur NPP ** Police prepared to thwart any possible militant attack: DMP Commissioner ** No need to import eggs: Agriculture Minister ** Bangladesh can't hope to attract FDI for depressing internal conditions ** A rescuer stands beside a mangled auto rickshaw that collided with a bus on Rangpur-Dinajpur Highway in Taraganj area in Rangpur district on Wednesday leaving one school student dead. NN photo ** Eden College BCL infighting: President, 7 others sued ** Freight train derails in Gazipur ** Such shameless and undignified vice-chancellors are no good for students ** Fire service and local people recover a body from Karatoa River in Panchagarh on Tuesday. NN photo ** Death toll from sunken boat in Panchagarh rises to 57, at least 18 still missing ** Six expelled students get posted in BCL hall committee ** Implementation of mandatory packaging law will help increase exports of jute goods ** AL- BNP clash leaves 25 injured in capital ** Eden College BCL committee suspended after infighting ** Death toll from Karatoya trawler capsize climbs to 46; another 40 missing **

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IF a newspaper is called a conscience-keeper of the society, then this paper has-during 36 years of its publication-tried to prove true to that. When it was launched as a daily from 15th October in 1981 after three years of operation as a weekly, The New Nation was the only independent English daily in Dhaka city. This independent stance had made this paper useful in airing people's views and grievances. At that time two other English daily newspapers were run by the government under the then Newspaper Management Board, a remnant of the short-lived one-party rule of the mid-seventies. The New Nation enlisted the services of some legendary figures in Bangladesh journalism-the late Hasan Sayeed, Mahbubul Alam, Amanullah, ABM Musa, Alamgir Mohiuddin, Enamul Huq, Fazle Rasheed, Amanullah Kabir, Moazzem Hossain, to name a few-plus a number of then bright professionals who now shine in their own right. The late Atiquzzaman Khan had offered useful suggestions. As a champion of democracy, human rights and private entrepreneurship, this paper succeeded to attract the attention of a cross-section of people within a very short span of time. During the 36 years the profession of journalism itself went through different upheavals marked by change from strict control of newspaper registration since the seventies to virtual free breeding of papers in the early nineties, politicization of newspapers and journalist unions after the restoration of democracy and the negative influences that are associated with such changes. Some successful new experiments have also been made in the newspaper industry during the period. We, in the New Nation do not claim to have been producing the best newspaper in Bangladesh, but our commitment to democracy, constitutionalism, human rights, people's welfare, good governance, journalistic objectivity remains as firm as before. May we assure our readers of our resolve to uphold this glorious tradition of our paper?