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Prelude to an order for genocide

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Prelude to an order for genocide

In this article Prof. Rehman Sobhan, who was Professor of Economics at Dacca University and an Adviser to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, describes the background to the Yahya-Mujib talks -- AS President Yahya flew out of Dacca on the night of March 25 he took with him the last hopes of a united Pakistan....

Why obstructions on ETV programme telecast: HC

Why obstructions on ETV programme telecast: HC

The High Court today questioned the legality of “sudden stoppage” of programme telecast by private satellite TV channel Ekushey Television (ETV). It also issued a rule asking the government to explain in three weeks as to why the obstruction, without showing any reasons, would not be declared illegal. The authorities have also been asked to...

Birangonas recognised as freedom fighter

Birangonas recognised as freedom fighter

The parliament today passed a proposal to include Birangonas in the list of freedom fighters. Monirul Islam, lawmaker from Jessore-2 constituency placed the proposal before the House which passed it through voice votes. The parliament however rejected another lawmaker's proposal to rename Birangona as Birkonya. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq told the House that...

PM talks tough against maligning Bangabandhu

PM talks tough against maligning Bangabandhu

Issuing a stern warning, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said those who are making disparaging remarks about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will not be spared. "People know the country’s history very well…..kulangars (black sheep) are uttering derogatory remarks about Bangabandhu. They won’t be spared. People will certainly bring them to justice," she said. The premier said this while holding separate meetings with leaders of Gopalganj district, and Tungipara and Kotalipara upazila units of Awami League. Hasina held the meetings with the AL leaders at Bangabandhu's house after placing a wreath and offering Fateha and munajat at the mazar of Bangabandhu here. PM's Press Secretary AKM Shameem Chowdhury briefed reporters after the meetings. Shameem said...

Urban Guerrilla Asad Part 1

Urban Guerrilla Asad Part 1

Muktijoddha (Freedom Fighter) and renowned actor Raisul Islam Asad tells his stories of dangerous guerrilla missions he took part in Dhaka city during the Liberation War in 1971. Also watch Part 2

Tarique this time calls Bangabandhu a razakar

Tarique this time calls Bangabandhu a razakar

In another outrageous comment on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman termed him “a big Razakar” for having banned the Awami League after the liberation of Bangladesh. "The Awami League claims that it's a pro-liberation party but Sheikh Mujib himself banned it having labeled it a party of thieves. So Sheikh Mujib himself is a big Razakar for doing something like this," Tarique said at a programme on Monday in London. Although the Awami League existed during the war, it's not necessarily a pro-liberation party and it is clear to all like daylight that Sheikh Mujib and his family had no contribution in the 1971 Liberation War; the...

Tarique asked to apologise for calling Bangabandhu ‘Razakar’

Tarique asked to apologise for calling Bangabandhu ‘Razakar’

A Supreme Court lawyer today sent a legal notice to BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman asking him to apologise unconditionally to the nation for calling Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman a “Razakar, murderer and Pakbandhu" (friend of Pakistan). Advocate Momtazuddin Ahmed Mehedi sent the notice saying that Tarique reportedly told at a BNP meeting in...

Star, Grameenphone launch online Liberation War archive

Star, Grameenphone launch online Liberation War archive

“Freedom in the Air”, an online repository of the Liberation War with rare video footage including documentaries, exclusive video interviews; rarely seen images, articles, stories and documents, and newspaper clippings can be accessed from today at The Daily Star website, www.thedailystar.net/freedom-in-the-air. The website was launched yesterday jointly by the newspaper and Grameenphone in the capital's...

Victory: Pakistan army surrenders to allied forces

Victory: Pakistan army surrenders to allied forces

Pakistan Army Eastern Commander Lt. General Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi surrendered unconditionally on behalf of his 93,000 Pakistan troops at a public ceremony at Dhaka Ramna Race Course (now Suhrawardy Uddyan) to the Bangladesh and Indian joint command on December 16, 1971 after nine-month-long bloody war. It was decided that General Jagjit Singh...

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