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  • Shikha Anirban (flame eternal)

    President, PM pay homage to Armed Forces martyrs

    President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pay rich tributes to the martyred members of Bangladesh Armed Forces on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day 2017.

  • Bangladesh government honoured 34 retired police officials

    34 cops honoured

    Bangladesh government honours 34 retired police officials who built the first armed resistance against the Pakistan occupation forces on March 25 in 1971.

  • Martyred freedom fighter’s widow sues Meherpur ‘Razakar’

    Widow of a martyred freedom fighter in Meherpur files a case against a “local Razakar” for his alleged involvement in abduction and killing of her husband during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Abdul Jabbar

    Singer Abdul Jabbar passes away

    Abdul Jabbar whose powerful songs inspired the freedom fighters during the Liberation War passes away at a hospital in Dhaka. He was 80.

  • ICC satisfied with Bangladesh’s war crimes trial

    International Criminal Court President Justice Silvia Alejandra Fernández de Gurmendi expresses her satisfaction over the proceedings of war crimes trials in Bangladesh.

  • Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban

    Punishment for distorting Liberation War history

    Bangladesh Parliament unanimously adopts a resolution to enact a law for punishing those who will “distort” the country’s history of 1971 Liberation War and the mass killing.

  • bogra-mass-grave

    The girl who lies among forgotten martyrs

    If she were alive, she would have been a living with the pride of our glorious Liberation War like any of us.

  • A forgotten massacre of 1971

    Today is April 23. On this day in 1971, the Pakistani occupation army aided by their local collaborators Rajakars went into an orgy of

  • Turkish envoy leaves Dhaka amid reports of withdrawal

    Turkish envoy to Bangladesh leaves Dhaka amid media reports that he has been withdrawn in response to the execution of top war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami.

  • Nizami's end

    Nizami was the highest ranking Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader to be hanged for crimes against humanity in 1971. With his execution, the stigma that we had been carrying for the last 45 years has been removed.