Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought to downplay the Chinese opposition to Bangladesh`s independence in 1971, saying world politics had influenced China`s stance at that time.
Bangladesh honoured 13 "Pakistani friends" for their outstanding moral support during its nine-month long liberation war, 42 years after they defied risks of persecution by the then military junta.
Bangladesh celebrated its 41st Victory Day, commemorating its independence from Pakistan, it honoured 60 more "1971 foreign friends", mostly Indians, for their outstanding contributions to the cause.
After making his directorial debut with ‘1971’, a National Award-winning movie based on prisoners of war, Amrit Sagar Chopra is back after a break of five years with romantic comedy ‘Rabba Main Kya Karoon’.
Fighter jets and combat helicopters firing at mock enemy targets in the desert landscape of the Thar.
America`s role in opposing the 1971 emergence of Bangladesh was a "tragic mistake", a top US envoy has said.
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