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The Untold Story of India’s Decision to Release 93,000 Pakistani POWs After 1971 War

  The Untold Story of India’s Decision to Release 93,000 Pakistani POWs After 1971 War By Sashanka S. Banerjee on 26/03/2017 Indira Gandhi’s biggest worry after the surrender of Pakistan in 1971 was the safety of Mujibur Rahman. The release of Pakistani POWs was the price Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (and the ISI) extracted for the […]

The Daily Star, Padma Bridge and Canada’s Federal court Over a month ago, the Daily Star published a front page news article on a Canadian court decision dealing with the admissibility of wiretap evidence in a trial involving three men alleged to have been involved in a conspiracy to corrupt a Padma bridge consultancy contract. […]

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Child labourers exposed to toxic chemicals dying before 50, WHO says Bangladesh tannery workers exposed to formaldehyde, sulphuric acid and more while making products for westerners  Children bag animal fat to be turned into soap. Tanneries douse animal skins in chemicals to create ‘Bengali black’ leather. Photograph: Getty Images Children as young as eight, working […]

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