Bangladesh Liberation War

January 10, 2023
January 10, 2023

Bangabandhu comes home, completes victory

It was the British Royal Air Force comet jet that, on January 10, 1972, carried Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to his freed motherland -- the country he had led to independence.

December 16, 2022
December 16, 2022

Snapshots from 1971

On this day in 1971, Bangladesh was liberated from the Pakistan occupation forces following a bloody nine-month war. These pictures were taken in December, 1971.

December 15, 2022
December 15, 2022

Bangladesh: A War Like No Other

It’s now the responsibility of the youth to dig through that history and feel proud.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Vicky Kaushal all set to play Manekshaw, Indian army chief during Liberation War

Bollywood star Vicky Kaushal says he has started preparing for the much-anticipated film “Sam Bahadur”, a biopic on India’s first Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw who was the country’s army chief during the 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh.

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

Diversity and nuance mark the Bangladeshi experience in Sohana Manzoor's 'Our Many Longings: Contemporary Short Fiction From Bangladesh'

So many words have been used to describe this nation in the last 50 years. Started from a bottomless basket, and along the way we’ve been called resilient, passionate, corrupt, greedy, full of warmth.

June 28, 2019
June 28, 2019

Killer sought to eliminate community

His contribution to the society was immense. From healthcare to education, all the work he did in his lifetime was solely for a benevolent purpose.

April 27, 2019
April 27, 2019

Ex-Jamaat men move to float new party

A number of former leaders of the Jamaat-e-Islami have taken an initiative to form a political party that will not be based on religion.

April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019

Mujibnagar Day observed

The Mujibnagar Day was observed through different programmes yesterday, recalling significant memories of the first government of Bangladesh.

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019

Indira vows support for Bangalees

With the end of March, the month in which the flames of freedom were ignited, came the beginning of the 1971 Liberation War.

March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019

Pakistan army kills many in Rangpur

On this day in 1971, the ruthless Pakistan army opened fire in the in the surrounding areas of Rangpur Cantonment, killing many innocent civilians.