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Independence Day today

The 42nd Independence and National Day will be celebrated today with a fresh vow to institutionalise democracy and complete the trial of crimes against humanity committed during the war for independence in 1971. Bangladesh’s independence was formally announced this day in 1971 with Bengalis taking up arms against the Pakistani occupation forces who had committed […]

Bangladesh is all set to accord a reception to at least 75 foreign citizens and institutions for their contributions to the country’s war of independence in 1971 in a programme at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre tomorrow. About 50 of the recipients or their representatives have reached Dhaka by Sunday. Twenty-five more, who said that […]

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The nation recalls in horror today the black night past March 25, 1971 when the Pakistani military junta began one of the worst genocide in modern history in the erstwhile East Pakistan that led to a nine-month war for the independence of Bangladesh. Tanks rolled out of the Dhaka cantonment and a sleeping city woke […]

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