Security forces have dug out ammunition and explosives, including grenades, believed to be left out during India-Pak conflicts in 1971 from the border belt of Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Thursday.
Bangladesh`s prison authorities have said fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami chief Matiur Rahman Nizami was fit for court appearance, 10 days after a special tribunal deferred the verdict on war crimes charges against him due to his sickness.
The Nation on Monday paid tribute to its martyred soldiers, on the occasion of the 42nd anniversary of its victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war that resulted in the liberation of East Pakistan now called Bangladesh.
Forty-one years after it won independence, Bangladesh has honoured then Indian defence minister Jagjivan Ram, describing him as a war hero who was "instrumental" in the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan.
Motiur Rahman Nizami, the detained
chief of Bangladesh`s largest Islamist party, on Thursday admitted
his role in forming the "Razakar" and other forces accused of
"genocide" during the country`s 1971 `Liberation War`.