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It's my failure I couldn't save Bangabandhu

Sector Commanders' Forum (SCF) leader Maj Gen (retd) KM Shafiullah yesterday said that as then army chief he could not avoid the responsibility of the assassination of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on August 15, 1975. It's because those who ... Bangladesh Daily Star, 4 days ago

How Gen Zia took the helm of army

. The situation was volatile. Lt Col MA Hamid was in a meeting at his Dhaka Cantonment office. The phone rang. He picked it up. General Ziaur Rahman was on the other side of the phone. "Hamid, come here just now," Gen Zia asked him in an excited ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 week ago

With Taliban's revival, dread returns to Swat

Zia Ur Rehman and Declan Walsh, Jul 28, 2014, International New York Times : As battle rages in North Waziristan, where the Pakistani military says it has killed more than 500 militants, unfinished business from the army’s first major assault ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
The Express Tribune

Bracing up: NDMA looks for resources to implement flood protection plan

NDMA Chairman Maj Gen Saeed Aleem addresses the National Review Conference on Monsoon Preparedness organised at the Prime Minister's Office. PHOTO: EXPRESS ISLAMABAD: Monsoon intensity in the upcoming months will be on the mild side. Areas ...
 The Express Tribune1 month ago

Tarique says Hasina knew of it

BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman has come up with new claims that Sheikh Hasina knew everything about the August 21 attack on her party's rally and that she is now surrounded by those who masterminded the assassination of her father. At a ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 day ago
Bangladesh Daily Star


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 this on September 2 at the BNP's founding anniversary programme, ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star6 days ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Justice so far away

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, then leader of the opposition, and late president Zillur Rahman in tears. Zillur lost his wife Awami League leader Ivy Rahman in the grenade attack of August 21, 2004, and Hasina narrowly escaped with injuries. The ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star6 days ago Justice so afar  Bangladesh Daily Star1 week ago

Cases may end by next August 21, says prosecution

Even though the trials of the August 21 grenade attack cases have yet to make any significant progress 10 years since the incident, the prosecution is hopeful that those will be completed by August 21 next year. The completion of the 10-truck ...
 Dhaka Tribune6 days ago
Dhaka Tribune

Three terrorists spilled the beans

Sensational information revealed by Huji leaders Mufti Abdul Hannan and Abdus Salam and Pakistani militant leader Majid Butt first gave the final investigators a major headway into the plot of the grenade attack on an Awami League rally 10 years ...
 Dhaka Tribune6 days ago

Hasina escaped 4 assassination attempts in 25 years

Over the last 25 years, four attempts have been made to assassinate Awami League President Sheikh Hasina. The attempts on her life included explosives being hurled at her house in 1989, explosives planted at her rally site in Gopalganj in 2000, ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 week ago
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