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Victory Day Exhibition T20: Shaheed Jewel XI beat Shaheed Mushtaque XI

Shaheed Jewel XI and Shaheed Mushtaque XI players pose for photographs following their Victory Day Exhibition T20 in Dhaka Saturday Asked to bat first, Shaheed Jewel XI posted 172 for the loss of three wickets in their 20 overs, player of the match Hannan Sarkar top-scoring for his side with a 39-ball 82feated Shaheed Mushtaque […]

Palestinian protester runs for cover from teargas during clashes with Israeli security forces near the border fence with Israel, east of Gaza City on December 15, 2017 as demonstrations continue over US president Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. — AFP photo Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians and wounded 150 others with […]

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People pay homage to the martyrs at the National Memorial at Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, marking the country’s 47th Victory Day on Saturday. — Indrajit Ghosh The nation on Saturday celebrated the 47th Victory Day paying tribute to the freedom fighters who made the supreme sacrifice in the War for Independence to free […]

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DAWN.COM   Special report: The Breakup of Pakistan 1969-1971 It was Bhutto, again, who uttered words that led to one journalist coining the famed headline: ‘udhar tum, idhar hum’. The haunting tell-tale image on the top is symbolic of the plight of those who had survived the trauma of the 1971 war, which had led […]

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The short story of 1971 Farah Zia January 12, 2014 How a six-month stint in East Pakistan drew Nadir Ali the soldier to writing fiction and poetry Nadir Ali found refuge in writing. — Photo by Rahat Dar Writing poems and short stories is not good for a soldier’s image, even if he is retired. […]

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