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  • Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan

    Pilkhana Tragedy: 10th anniv observed solemnly

    With a heavy heart, the nation yesterday observed the 10th anniversary of the Pilkhana carnage that left 74 people, including 57 army officers, dead.

  • Pilkhana BDR Mutiny

    9 Years of BDR Carnage: Still waiting for justice

    With the country observing the anniversary of the BDR mutiny today, victims' families are still waiting for the execution of the verdict in a case filed over the killings of their near and dear ones nine years ago.

  • Revisiting BDR Carnage: Shots ring out, hell descends

    The Satmasjid Road at capital's Dhanmondi was buzzing with usual morning rush hour traffic around 9:00am on February 25, 2009. Shops were already busy handling customers; parents hurrying to schools to drop off their children and make it to their offices in time.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    ‘It was plot to oust govt’

    The High Court observes that there was a plot both from internal and external sides behind the BDR carnage to uproot Sheikh Hasina-led government.

  • BDR Mutiny Verdict

    Probe intelligence failure: HC

    Bangladesh’s High Court calls for investigating the failure of intelligence into the then Bangladesh Rifles in the purview of Pilkhana carnage of 2009.

  • BDR Carnage: HC verdict on death reference, appeals on November 26

    The High Court on November 26 will deliver the verdict on the death reference and appeals in the BDR carnage case.

  • Bangladesh pilkhana BDR mutiny carnage verdict

    HC verdict in BDR carnage case soon, hopes prosecution

    The prosecution at the High Court expresses the hope that the verdict on death reference and jail appeals in the BDR carnage case will be pronounced soon.

  • Bangladesh pilkhana BDR mutiny carnage verdict

    HC verdict on BDR carnage case any day

    The High Court will deliver a verdict any day on the death reference and appeal in BDR carnage case, the biggest ever criminal case in the country's history in terms of number of accused and convicts.

  • Homage paid to victims of BDR carnage

    The nation yesterday mourned the death of 74 people, including 57 army officers, killed during the BDR carnage on February 25-26 in 2009.

  • Victims' families for judicial commission

    The families of the army officials killed in the 2009 Pilkhana carnage have demanded a judicial inquiry to bring to light the masterminds and the motive behind the massacre.

  • Now wait for HC verdict

    The High Court is likely to finish hearing the death reference and appeals in BDR carnage case in May this year, as it has already completed majority of their proceedings in the last 190 working days.

  • Khaleda pays tribute to Pintu

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and her party leaders and activists pay tribute to Nasiruddin Ahmed Pintu at its central office at Nayapaltan in Dhaka. Later, the first namaz-e-janaza of Pintu, who died of heart attack at Rajshahi Central Jail yesterday, was held there.

  • Ex-BNP MP Nasiruddin Pintu dies

    Ex-BNP lawmaker Nasiruddin Ahmed Pintu, who was serving life-term for carnage at Pilkhana headquarters of paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles force, dies of heart attack.

  • Col. Mojibul Hoque

    Tearful adieu

    WE say life moves on and it is only wiser to look forward. But is there anyone who can deny the power of memory? In fact, what we call the present is given shape by an accumulation of the past.

  • Col. Quadrat Elahi Rahman Shafique, ndc, psc

    A father's bleeding heart

    IT'S an utterly haunting recollection of my lost son Shaheed Colonel Quadrat Elahi Rahman Shafique, ndc, psc. From his very childhood he appeared to be extremely sharp and meritorious. He was known as one of the most brilliant officers in the Bangladesh Army.

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