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Dhaka, April 2: Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque said the list of anti-independence activists would be released soon. "The list of anti-independence activists will be passed in parliament," he said. Their names will be released later this year.
Dhaka, March 29: A delegation of 30 valiant fighters of the Indian Armed Forces led by Major General Narayan Sankaran Nair (Retd.), who assisted in the great Liberation War of Bangladesh, paid a courtesy call on Chief of Naval Staff Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal at Sagarika Hall of the Naval Headquarters in Banani on Sunday (March 28).
Dhaka, February 27: Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader has termed BNP founder and former president Ziaur Rahman as the father of distorting the history of the Liberation War. He made the remarks while addressing a conference of Awami League at Ullapara Upazila in Sirajganj on Saturday.
Dhaka, February 20: President Md. Abdul Hamid said, "The great language movement is an unforgettable event in our national history. The seeds of Bangladesh's independence were sown through the language movement. I respectfully remember Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who led the 'All-Party State Language Struggle Council' formed in 1948 to demand mother tongue. I pay my deep respects to the memory of the immortal martyrs of our long struggle for independence, including the great language movement of February 21, 1952."
Dhaka, February 12: Three of the nine accused in Mymensingh's Gafargaon have been sentenced to death, five to 20 years in prison and one, Abdul Latif, has been acquitted of crimes against humanity, including murder, looting, arson, kidnapping, detention and torture during the 1971 war of liberation, by the International Crimes Tribunal.
Dhaka, January 8: Bangladesh has called on Pakistan to formally apologize for the 1971 Genocide. State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam made the remarks during a meeting with Imran Ahmed Siddiqui, Pakistan's new ambassador to Dhaka, on Thursday (January 7).
Dhaka, December 16: Bangladesh is celebrating its 50th Victory Day today.
শহীদ বুদ্ধিজীবী দিবস উপলক্ষে মিরপুর শহীদ বুদ্ধিজীবী স্মৃতিসৌধে রাষ্ট্রপতি ও প্রধানমন্ত্রীর শ্রদ্ধা নিবেদন
নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ১৪ ডিসেম্বর ২০২০: শহীদ বুদ্ধিজীবী দিবস উপলক্ষে মিরপুর শহীদ বুদ্ধিজীবী স্মৃতিসৌধে জাতির শ্রেষ্ঠ সন্তানদের প্রতি শ্রদ্ধা নিবেদন করা হয়েছে রাষ্ট্রপতি মো. আবদুল হামিদ ও প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনার পক্ষ থেকে।
Dhaka, December 14: It has been decided to enroll 1,222 martyred intellectuals of the country. The decision was taken at the first meeting of the committee on compiling a list of martyred intellectuals on Sunday. The meeting was held in the conference room of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs under the chairmanship of Secretary of the Ministry Tapan Kanti Ghosh.
Dhaka, December 14: Bangladesh is observing Martyred Intellectuals Day today (December 14). On this day in 1971, the occupying Pakistani invaders and their ally Razakar Al-Badr, Al-Shams jointly planned to assassinate the best intellectuals of Bengal.
নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ৭ ডিসেম্বর ২০২০: রাজাকারের তালিকা করার বিধান রেখে ‘জাতীয় মুক্তিযোদ্ধা কাউন্সিল আইন, ২০২০’ এর খসড়া নীতিগত অনুমোদন দিয়েছে মন্ত্রিসভা। সোমবার (৭ ডিসেম্বর) প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনার সভাপতিত্বে ভার্চুয়াল মন্ত্রিসভা বৈঠকে এই অনুমোদন দেয়া হয়।
Dhaka, December 4: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said Bangladesh cannot forget the atrocities committed by Pakistan in 1971. "The events of 1971 cannot be forgotten," he said. That wound will remain forever, ”a press release from the press wing of the Prime Minister’s Office said.
Dhaka, December 2: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said that domestic ceremonies could be held on Victory Day on December 16 in compliance with health norms. The minister made the remarks after an inter-ministerial virtual meeting on security measures.
Dhaka, December 1: December is the beginning of the month of victory achieved through the great Liberation War. The signature of independence gained in exchange for the honor of three million martyrs and two lakh mothers and sisters will be celebrated through various ceremonies this month.
Liberation War Affairs Ministry proposes to build 14,000 'Bir Nibas' on the occasion of Bangabandhu's 100th birth anniversary
Dhaka, November 16: On the occasion of the 100th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the 50th anniversary of independence, the Ministry of Liberation War Ministry has proposed to construct 14,000 'Bir Nibas' for the wives and children of indigent freedom fighters, heroines, martyrs and late freedom fighters as one of the gifts of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. A project in this regard has been sent to the Ministry of Planning.