1971's Genocide recognition on UN agenda
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Martyred Intellectuals Day today
Dhaka, December 14: Today (December 14) is Martyred Intellectuals Day.
Tomorrow is Martyred Intellectuals Day
Dhaka, December 14: Tomorrow, December 14, is Martyred Intellectuals Day. On this day in 1971, the occupying Pakistani army and its accomplice Razakar Al-Badr, Al-Shams planned together and killed the best intellectuals of Bengal. Just two days after the killing of the intellectuals, on December 16, the barbaric Pakistani forces led by General Niazi surrendered and Bangladesh emerged as an independent country.
Bir Uttam Shamsul Alam dies, Indian High Commissioner pays tribute
Dhaka, December 10: Retired Bangladesh Air Force Group Captain Shamsul Alam (77), who won the title of Bir Uttam in the War of Independence, passed away at a private hospital in Dhaka on Thursday (December 8) around 5:15 pm.
BALID honours brave freedom fighters
Dhaka, December 7: Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) honoured the brave freedom fighters associated with librarians and information services. Recently, this award was given in the seminar room of the Liberation War Museum.
Sector Commanders Forum demands declaration of 1st December as 'Muktijoddha Day'
Dhaka, December 1: Sector Commanders Forum-Muktijudda 71 demanded to declare 1st December as 'Muktijoddha Day'. In a statement on Tuesday, the executive president of the forum Mohammad Nurul Alam and secretary general journalist, columnist and freedom fighter Harun Habib made this demand.
Health benefits for Muktijoddhas increased
Dhaka, 27 November 2022 : The amount of additional support for the treatment of critical diseases of brave freedom fighters has been doubled from the income of government haat-bazar lease.
Parliamentary committee demands punishment of those concerned for neglecting to preserve the tombs of the brave freedom fighters
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Nov 18: The Parliamentary Committee has expressed anger over the neglect of the preservation of the graves of martyred freedom fighters and other brave freedom fighters. At the same time, it has been recommended to send a show cause notice to the project concerned for neglecting the responsibilities by identifying the defects in the construction of the boundary of the tomb and installing the name plaque. Besides, the committee has given an opinion to take legal disciplinary action against the responsible persons. It is also recommended that the name plaque construction project be modeled on the Commonwealth War Cemetery.
Construction of Muktijoddha Complex, 2810 Bir Niwas completed in 421 upazilas
Dhaka, November 10: Construction of Muktijoddha Complex has been completed in 64 districts and 421 upazilas at a cost of about 153 crore taka and about 1,046 crore taka. This information was informed at the annual development program implementation progress review meeting of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs on Wednesday (November 9). The meeting was held under the chairmanship of the Minister of Liberation War Affairs AKM Mozammel Haque.
Killers of freedom fighters will also be tried
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Nov 8: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said, the daughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the greatest Bengali of all time, showed us hope by prosecuting war criminals, we believe that those who killed the freedom fighters will also be tried in this country, inshallah. An inquiry committee is being formed for this. Their killings must be tried.
Majority of US people supported Bangladesh's liberation struggle: Ted Kennedy
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Nov 2: Recalling Edward M. Kennedy's moral stand for Bangladesh's just demand for independence, his son Ted Kennedy said that despite the biased policy of the then US administration towards Pakistan, most Americans supported Bangladesh's independence struggle in 1971.
Language warrior and heroic freedom fighter Ranesh Maitra is no more
Dhaka, September 26: Veteran journalist and columnist Ranesh Maitra, language warrior, brave freedom fighter, recipient of Ekushey Medal, recipient of Bashundhara Media Award for special contribution to sub-urban journalism, has passed away. He died on Monday (September 26) at 3:47 am while undergoing treatment in a hospital in Dhaka.
Liberation War Affairs Minister seeks international recognition of 1971 genocide
Dhaka: Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque on Sunday called upon all who believe in Liberation War spirit to be united in realising the international recognition of genocide carried out by the Pakistani army on unarmed Bengalis during 1971 Liberation War.
Outgoing High Commissioner of India pays tribute to martyrs
Dhaka, September 17: Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami, on the last day of his tenure in Bangladesh, paid tribute to the martyrs at Savar National Memorial on Saturday morning.
Freedom fighter-bureaucrat Akbar Ali Khan dies
Dhaka, September 9: Akbar Ali Khan, freedom fighter, bureaucrat, economist and advisor to the former caretaker government is no more (Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Raziun). He died on Thursday night.
200 relatives of martyred Indian soldiers in the Liberation War received Mujib Scholarship
Dhaka, 7 September 2022 : The Government has given 'Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Student Scholarship' to 200 students who are descendants of members of the Indian Armed Forces who were martyred or injured in the Bangladesh Liberation War.