Bangladesh's second underground metro rail construction may begin next month
The situation of load shedding in the country is unbearable: State Minister for Power laments
Bangladesh: Exports increased to 485 million dollars in May
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates Chilahati Express
Bangladesh: Onion import permit from today
Bangabandhu's family in hiding
Special Report : Mominul Haque Khoka was the constant companion of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from the fifties. He kept Bangabandhu's family safe until they were caught by the Pakistani forces. At this time, he remained in hiding with everyone in different places of the capital. Mominul Haque Khokar's memoir entitled 'Astarage Smriti Samujjwal: Bangabandhu, Tar Poribar O Ami' has given an account of the events of that day:
Sajeeb Wazed Joy seeks international recognition of March 25 genocide
Dhaka, March 26: Sajeeb Wazed Joy, the son of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her advisor on information technology, has sought international recognition of the brutal massacre carried out by the Pakistani invading forces on unarmed Bengalis on the night of March 25, 1971.
Crime against humanity: Death row prisoner arrested after 8 years in hiding
Dhaka, March 23: The Anti Terrorism Unit (ATU) has arrested the accused who was sentenced to death after being in hiding for 8 years. The name of the arrested person is Md A Khalek Talukder (73).
Ten people-organisation to receive Independence Award
Dhaka, March 10: Nine distinguished individuals and one organization are receiving the Independence Award 2023 in recognition of their distinguished and meritorious contribution at the national level. The list of nominees for the award has been released in a Cabinet Department circular on Thursday.
Students vow to build a country free of corruption and discrimination while taking part in 'Muktir Utsav'
Dhaka, March 4: "I will be vocal against corruption, I will try to eliminate discrimination and stay away from drugs, I will devote myself to building a science-minded enlightened country and I will reach out to the backward people" - thousands of students have taken this oath wearing red and green caps on their heads.
No one was left behind in the distortion of history after 1975: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Dhaka, January 26: Pointing out that no one was left behind in the distortion of history after 1975, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, "Who should be judged by whom? History has judged those who distorted history. Their character has been revealed to people."
Those defeated in 1971 are still conspiring against country: Obaidul Quader
Dhaka, December 15: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader commented that the defeated forces of 1971 are still conspiring against the country. He said this to reporters after paying tribute on behalf of Awami League at Rayerbazar Massacre Memorial on Wednesday morning.
Defeated forces of 71 not completely eradicated: DMP Commissioner
Dhaka, December 6: DMP Commissioner Khandkar Ghulam Farooq said that the defeated power of 1971 was not eliminated from Bangladesh at once. They sometimes try to commit crimes in the name of militancy. But they cannot commit crimes because of the activity of the people and the police force.
Government working to recognize March 25 as International Genocide Day: Foreign Minister
Dhaka, September 23: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said that the incumbent Awami League government is working to get March 25 recognized as International Genocide Day. He said that the genocide committed by the Pakistani military in 1971 was one of the heinous crimes in human history.
Germany hands over original copy of its recognition to Bangladesh
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 23: Germany was one of the first countries to recognize Bangladesh after the liberation war against Pakistan. The country has handed over the original copy of the diplomatic document which was recognized at that time to the Government of Bangladesh.
One sentenced to death for crimes against humanity
Dhaka, September 13: The International Criminal Tribunal has announced the death sentence of Khalilur Rahman of Durgapur, Netrokona in the case of murder, genocide and other crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War. On Tuesday (September 13), the three-member International Crimes Tribunal led by the chairman of the tribunal, Justice Md. Shahinur Islam, passed the verdict.
India is our friend: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
New Delhi: PM Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday described India as a 'dear friend' of Bangladesh.
1975 horror: Sheikh Hasina recalls how she was secretly living in Delhi to escape assassins
New Delhi: Bangladesh PM SHeikh Hasina, who is scheduled to arrive in India on Monday, has revealed that she was once a secret resident of Delhi`s posh Pandara Road, where she lived with her children under an assumed identity trying to escape the attention of those who assassinated her father Sheikh Mujibur Rehman, the man who liberated the country from the cruel hands of Pakistan rule.
Six sentenced to death for crimes against humanity during Liberation War in Khulna
Dhaka, July 29: The tribunal sentenced six people, including Amjad Hossain Howladar, to death on charges of crimes against humanity, including murder, genocide, torture and arson, in Khulna's Batiaghata during the Liberation War. This is the 47th judgment of the tribunal.
Crimes against humanity: Death penalty for one, three sentenced to life in prison
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has sentenced Maulana Md Shafi Uddin of Habiganj's Lakhai Upazila to death for crimes against humanity, including rape, murder and genocide, committed during the Great War of Liberation. Besides, three accused have been sentenced to life in prison. However, the court acquitted one of the accused as the allegations were not proved.