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Bangladesh Liberation War

Kissinger reveals the dark heart of his realpolitik by what he leaves out

Henry Kissinger has captured headlines and captivated some of the world's best minds with his 580-page book, On China.

Saturday, 2 July, 2011, 12:00am

Bangladesh Quiz

Test your general knowledge. The answers are below.

26 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Historical fiction

A Golden Age

by Tahmima Anam

John Murray, HK$324

25 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Ferry sinking joins tragic list

As navy divers retrieved 150 bodies from the site of one of Bangladesh's worst ferry disasters yesterday, attention was turning to the nation's terrible record of such accidents.

Criminal neglect of maritime safety regulations, structural faults in antiquated boats, lax law enforcement and poor weather monitoring have resulted in 250 ferry accidents since 1977.

14 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Bangladeshi troops halt Indian efforts to expel Muslims

Relations between Bangladesh and India have hit fresh lows following attempts by the latter to expel to its smaller neighbour thousands of Bengali Muslims accused of being illegal migrants..

On Tuesday, India's Border Security Force and Bangladesh Rifles exchanged fire over the controversial deportations.

30 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Commendable restraint

The way India and Bangladesh have worked to defuse a potentially explosive crisis is commendable. India has been handed back the bodies of 16 of its servicemen captured by Bangladeshi forces in a border skirmish. Eight of the bodies were mutilated and bore marks of torture.

23 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

ON THE ROAD TO DEMOCRACY

March 26 is the Independence and National Day of the People's Republic of Bangladesh. Our leader, the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, proclaimed the country's independence in the early hours of this day in 1971.

26 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

RESPONSIBILITY, TOLERANCE VITAL

On the 28th anniversary of our Independence and National Day, I extend my felicitations to my countrymen at home and abroad.

I pay homage to the memory of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and pray for the eternal peace of the martyrs of the War of Liberation.

26 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

COLLECTIVE EFFORTS THE KEY

On this auspicious occasion of the 28th anniversary of our National and Independence Day, I extend my heartiest felicitations to all our countrymen at home and abroad.

I join you all in paying highest tribute to the valiant freedom fighters and martyrs who made supreme sacrifices to achieve our independent and sovereign state - Bangladesh.

26 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Missing former consulate chiefs facing execution

Two former chiefs of the Bangladesh Consulate are among 15 coup leaders facing execution by firing squad for their part in a plot to assassinate the country's founding father.

19 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Call to combine talents, efforts

On the 27th anniversary of the Independence and National Day, I extend my felicitations to my countrymen living at home and abroad.

The country's independence, achieved through the heroic deeds and self- sacrifice of our patriotic countrymen, is an unforgettable event.

26 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

National unity needed to accomplish golden dream

March 26 is our great Independence and National day. We achieved independence through the great liberation war that cost the blood of three million martyrs and many other sacrifices.

On this auspicious day, I recall with deep respect and gratitude the supreme sacrifices made by the immortal martyrs of the liberation war.

26 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Dream of Golden Bengal rekindled

I extend my heartiest felicitations and sincere greetings to all my countrymen living at home and abroad on the red-letter day of March 26, our great Independence and National Day.

I recall with deep respect all the martyrs who sacrificed their priceless lives to liberate the country. I pray to Almighty Allah for the eternal peace of the departed souls of the martyrs.

26 Mar 1997 - 12:00am