Friday, 1 July, 2022
Topic1971 Bangladesh War

Topic: 1971 Bangladesh War

How Mujib killer’s hanging secures Hasina’s position in Bangladesh, ending 45-yr-old saga

Bangladesh Saturday executed former army officer Abdul Majed, one of the killers of its founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, assassinated in 1975 in a military coup.

Major Hoshiyar Singh Dahiya — the first living officer to get a Param Vir Chakra

Exactly 48 years ago, Major Hoshiyar Singh Dahiya led his Company to a victory in the Bangladesh Liberation War that left 85 Pakistani soldiers dead.

War and relative peace

Could it be that one reason our societies have not learnt to enjoy peace and security is the shyness with which we approach our military past.

Winning 1971 again

The East Pakistani revolt has to be seen not just as a Bengali challenge to the politically and militarily dominant Punjabi West, but also as a questioning of the two-nation theory.

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Research shows heart attack survivors may be at higher risk of mental weakness

Here’s what you should eat after a heart attack. Recovery can take months

Heart attack among under 40 have risen 2% every year from 2006 to 2016. Overall nutrition is vital to returning to normal health after a heart attack.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.