Ireland says UK tortured IRA suspects in 1971

Ireland has accused Britain of torturing 14 Irish Republican Army suspects in 1971 and formally petitioned the European Court of Human Rights to review its original findings on the case, reopening one of the biggest legal disputes from the Northern Ireland conflict.

Defence Ministry controls 17.57 lakh acres of land

The Defence Ministry has under its control about 17.57 lakh acres of land, on which there are about 46,299 unauthorised constructions.

World politics influenced China`s stance in 1971: Hasina

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 honours 13 Pakistanis for 1971 support

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.

Nearly 7K illegal Bangladeshi immigrants held in Delhi in 5yrs

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.

Bangladesh marks 41st Victory Day, 60 `foreign fri

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.

`1971` director`s next a romantic comedy

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’.

Longewala victory remembered

Fighter jets and combat helicopters firing at mock enemy targets in the desert landscape of the Thar.

`US role in 1971 B`desh independence war tragic mistake`

America`s role in opposing the 1971 emergence of Bangladesh was a "tragic mistake", a top US envoy has said.