Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicBangladesh Liberation War

Topic: Bangladesh Liberation War

Congress forms panel headed by AK Antony to plan 50th anniversary of 1971 War

The panel also comprises Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan and former Union minister Jitendra Singh.

Indians should thank these three men for bringing 1971 Bangladesh ‘genocide’ to light

As the 50th anniversary of the Liberation of Bangladesh approaches, along with it comes the memory of a gruesome genocide that ought not to be forgotten in vain.

Why 1971 Battle of Khulna’s outcome made me respect Pakistan Army Brigadier Muhammad Hayat

The brilliant Brigadier Muhammad Hayat, who was Pakistani Commander of 107 Infantry Brigade during the war, faded away and died largely unsung in 2008.

As a young captain in 1971 Bangladesh war, I gave Pakistan’s Lt-Gen the letter to surrender

My battalion, 2 PARA, was the first of the many troops to enter ‘Dacca’ after Pakistan’s defeat.

Bangladesh will always be grateful to India for its role in Liberation War: Sheikh Hasina

India gave shelter to more than one crore refugees from Bangladesh, said the Bangladesh PM who was in Kolkata to attend India's first pink ball Test match.

Dhaka & Pakistan’s psychological defeat: How Indian military commanders won 1971

Before 1971, our political and military leadership was inexperienced in waging a war at this scale to achieve absolute victory.

How Bangladeshi intellectuals disappeared two nights before Pakistan surrendered in 1971

After the 1971 war was over, a list of Bengali intellectuals (many of whom were killed) was found in Pakistan Maj. Gen. Farman Ali’s diary.

How I captured and saved India’s first prisoner of war in 1971

A man who would go on to become chief of Pakistan Air Force was India’s first prisoner of war in 1971

On Camera

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Gig economy booming, workers will triple to 2.35 crore by 2030, says Niti Aayog report

Niti Aayog report finds concentration of workers rising in low- and high-skilled categories, maximum share in retail trade and sales.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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.
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