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My reflections on this day

I was a Major serving on secondment from the Pakistan Army in the then East Pakistan Rifles (EPR) in the Chittagong Sector when the War of Liberation broke out.

Killing of the best Bengali pilots of PIA

PIA - Pakistan International Airlines was the government owned airline of Pakistan. Pakistanis used to put a lot of hindrance to the Bengalis who wanted to join PIA.

1971: Witness to an early resistance

On 27 March 1971, my entire family and I had left Dhaka for safe shelter in a village named Noagaon, located 15 miles from Demra River.

Naval Commandos in Operation Jackpot

Commodore Abdul Wahed Chowdhury, BU BB s/m (G) psc (rtd) of the Bangladesh Navy is one of the highest gallantry awardees living.

A nation is born

Civil war raged in the eastern region of Pakistan after the provincial leader, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, proclaimed the region an independent republic. President Yahya Khan outlawed the Sheikh's...

EDITOR'S NOTE

The declaration of independence was the inevitable conclusion of decades of struggle against the blatant subjugation that deprived us of our basic cultural, economic and political rights.

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

The Tangail Landings: A signal for victory

I travelled to Tura, the capital of Meghalaya, three times during the war as a representative of Tangail Mukti Bahini to bring arms and ammunitions.

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

A Tamil family's sacrifice

Doreswami Naidu was born in a humble family in Kaium Betur, a village in South Tamil Nadu, India. His father, Arekum Naidu, was a cultivator and was also involved in the collection and disposal of...

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

"There should not be any doubt about the trial process in Bangladesh"

The Daily Star (TDS): Why is it important to study genocide in the context of South Asia?

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

"Genocide is very often a response to an extreme political threat."

The Daily Star (TDS): Please tell us something about the origins of genocide.

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

1971: Witness to an early resistance

On 27 March 1971, my entire family and I had left Dhaka for safe shelter in a village named Noagaon, located 15 miles from Demra River.

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

Killing of the best Bengali pilots of PIA

PIA - Pakistan International Airlines was the government owned airline of Pakistan. Pakistanis used to put a lot of hindrance to the Bengalis who wanted to join PIA.

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

My reflections on this day

I was a Major serving on secondment from the Pakistan Army in the then East Pakistan Rifles (EPR) in the Chittagong Sector when the War of Liberation broke out.

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

EDITOR'S NOTE

The declaration of independence was the inevitable conclusion of decades of struggle against the blatant subjugation that deprived us of our basic cultural, economic and political rights.

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

A nation is born

Civil war raged in the eastern region of Pakistan after the provincial leader, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, proclaimed the region an independent republic. President Yahya Khan outlawed the Sheikh's...

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

Naval Commandos in Operation Jackpot

Commodore Abdul Wahed Chowdhury, BU BB s/m (G) psc (rtd) of the Bangladesh Navy is one of the highest gallantry awardees living.