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    War criminal Azhar’s appeal hearing begins

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:28am on June 19, 2019

    The Appellate Division on Tuesday started hearing the appeal filed by war criminal ATM Azharul Islam challenging his death sentence. The hearing took place at...

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    A budget not in sync with promises of liberation war

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2019

    A NATIONAL budget does not merely mean the annual financial accounts of a country; it rather provides for a political and philosophical sense of direction...

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    Dhaka waits for Delhi’s signal

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:05am on June 03, 2019

    The government is waiting for the green signal from India to hand over crests to families of over 1,600 Indian soldiers, who died in the...

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    AK Khandker apologises for distorting March 7 speech

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on June 02, 2019

    AK Khandaker, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Bangladesh Armed Forces during the War of Independence and former minister of Awami League government on Saturday...

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    Govt initiates listing 1971 collaborators

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:53am on May 31, 2019

    The liberation war ministry has decided to make lists of the collaborators of Pakistan during the War of Independence 48 years after the independence.Liberation war...

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    Fresh interview, inquiry to enlist new FFs

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:04am on May 15, 2019

    The Jatiya Muktijoddha Council on Tuesday decided that 3,509 applicants recommended by 189 upazila committees would be further interviewed by the JMC towards enlisting them...

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    Save for those on Indian lists, certificates of FFs to be reinvestigated

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:31am on May 12, 2019

    The certificates of all freedom fighters, except for those on the Indian lists compiled based on the war-time documents, will be reinvestigated by Jatiya Muktijoddha...

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    FF allowances to go up

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:27am on May 12, 2019

    The government is likely to increase the allowances for freedom fighters but keep the rates of other grants under the social safety programmes unchanged in...

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    Foreigners to visit Genocide Corner

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:22am on April 24, 2019

    The foreign affairs ministry will bring the visiting foreign dignitaries including head of states or government, ministers, members of parliaments and diplomats to the newly...

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    Bangladesh opens Genocide Corner in Dhaka

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on April 19, 2019

    The foreign ministry on Thursday opened Genocide Corner at the Foreign Service Academy at Bailey Road in the capital in remembrance of martyrs of 1971...