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Now is the time to probe Zia's role

Time has come to form a commission to find out the role of late president Ziaur Rahman, Khandaker Mushtaq, major Rashid and Faruk and others' involvement in the killing of Bangabadhu and during the Liberation War, said Liberation War Affairs ... Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 week ago

Cabinet committee decides to take back Gen Zia's Independence Award

The Cabinet Committee on National Awards has decided to withdraw the Swadhinata Padak posthumously conferred on Liberation War Sector Commander and BNP founder Maj Gen Ziaur Rahman. The committee took the decision at a meeting presided over by ...
 Bdnews24.com6 hours ago

AL MP calls Zia first president

A controversial claim that Ziaur Rahman is the first president of Bangladesh has now been made by no-one other than an Awami League MP. Retired major general Mohammad Shubid Ali Bhuiyan faced intense criticism from his colleagues after making the ...
 Bdnews24.com1 week ago

Protests erupt at DU over terming Zia first president in souvenir

The Dhaka University authorities yesterday suspended the acting registrar in the face of widespread protests over mentioning BNP founder and former president Ziaur Rahman as the country's first president in its 95th anniversary souvenir. Leaders ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 month ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Dipan murder: Prime accused remanded

A Dhaka court today granted 6-day remand to Moinul Islam Shamim alias Sifat alias Samir who was arrested earlier in the day as the prime accused in Dipan murder case. Metropolitan Magistrate Md Ahsan Habib passed the order after Detective Branch ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star3 days ago

Pakistan's institutional turf wars

Lt Gen Bhopinder Singh (Retd) The recent spiral of violence and bloodshed in the Kashmir valley has a dark dimension beyond the linear and hyphenated Indo-Pak rivalry, it is also symptomatic of the intra-Pakistani slugfest between the troika of ...
 Daily Excelsior.com6 days ago


The grisly grenade attack was aimed at diverting the people's attention from the government's success that made them worried about their future. Then prime minister Khaleda Zia said on September 2 at the BNP's founding anniversary programme, ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 week ago

Justice in long wait

On this day 12 years ago, an attack was carried out to annihilate the top leadership of a major political party. Some influential leaders of the then BNP-led government allegedly hatched the plan to eliminate their political archrival Awami ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 week ago


2004 [BNP-led alliance in power] Aug 21 At 5:22pm, Islamic militant outfit Huji carries out the grenade attack on an Awami League rally in Dhaka, killing 24 people and injuring 300 more. Sheikh Hasina narrowly escapes assassination. Attackers ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 week ago
DAWN Group

Army Chief confirms death sentences for 11 TTP terrorists

General Raheel Sharif confirmed death sentences of 11 'hardcore terrorists' belonging to banned TTP. ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday confirmed 11 death sentences awarded by military courts over a series of ...
 Dunya News1 week ago Chief of Army Staff confirms death sentences of 11 terrorists  PakistanKaKhudaHafiz.com1 week ago COAS confirms death sentence to 11 hardcore terrorists  Associated Press of Pakistan1 week ago Who will be the next army chief?  DAWN Group1 week ago
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