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Bangladesh to felicitate Indian defence officers


March 26th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Four decades after Bangladesh came into being, Dhaka will formally recognise the role played by Indian armed forces during the 1971 war, popularly called ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to honour 129 foreigners for 1971


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 22 (IANS) The Bangladesh government will honour 129 foreign personalities and organisations from 25 countries for helping the country during the 1971 Liberation War.A Bangladesh official told ... Read more...

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Hasina visits Tripura Wednesday to commemorate history


January 10th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 10 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina makes a historic border crossing here Wednesday with a 100-member delegation to commemorate the northeast Indian state's role in her ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi ‘Guerrilla’ a huge draw at Agartala film fest


December 26th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) Bangladeshi film "Guerrilla", which recreates the valiant deeds of the freedom fighters in the 1971 liberation war, is attracting huge crowds at the week-long Agartala film ... Read more...

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Tripura varsity to confer doctorate on Sheikh Hasina


December 21st, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 21 (IANS) Tripura University will confer an honorary doctorate on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during her maiden visit to this northeastern Indian state Jan 12, a ... Read more...

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Indian, Bangladeshi war heroes celebrate victory day


December 16th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The launch of a "Race to Dhaka" and a pictorial book depicting the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war marked the 40th anniversary of 'Vijay Divas' as war ... Read more...

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25 Bangladeshi’s to attend 40th anniversary celebrations of ‘71 war


December 7th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) Three serving army officers along with 22 Mukti Jodhas (freedom fighters) from Bangladesh will join in the five-day 40th anniversary celebrations of the Bangladesh Liberation War ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi artists tell liberation war story in India


December 6th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 6 (IANS) Millions being killed, more being uprooted and a bleeding nation on the cusp of being born -- it's a bleak, unsparing tale, but one that ... Read more...

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Give access to Bangladesh war crimes trial: US official


November 28th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) The ongoing trial for crimes against humanity during the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war should be made accessible to all, a visiting US official said Monday."Given the ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi film ‘Guerrilla’ bags award


November 17th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Bangladeshi film "Guerrilla" - set on the backdrop of the liberation war of Bangladesh - won the prestigious Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) ... Read more...

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‘1971 war not aptly projected in Bangladesh’


November 12th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) The political significance of the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war was never aptly projected among the country's youth and the nation has failed to become what it ... Read more...

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Retired journalist commits suicide


September 8th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Eminent journalist Madhusudhan Guharoy, who broke the news of the assassination of Bangladesh president Ziaur Rahman, commited suicide by jumping in front of a Metro train, ... Read more...

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‘Bangladeshis have found peace more challenging’


July 29th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) For the people of Bangladesh, the challenges of peace were greater than those of the Liberation War as they had not got what they had aspired ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi lauds Bangladesh’s efforts to tackle terror


July 25th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), during a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here Monday lauded Bangladesh's efforts to combat ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi addresses autism conference in Dhaka (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), has said society should pay greater attention to autistic persons to "get back much in ... Read more...

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‘Cordial ties with Bangladesh important for India’


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 22 (IANS) As India and Bangladesh reopen a border haat (market) in Meghalaya Saturday, state Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said that maintaining cordial bilateral ties with the ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief to visit Bangladesh June 19-23


June 16th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Forty years after he fought in the 1971 India-Pakistan war to liberate Bangladesh, Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh will be on a five-day ... Read more...

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Tagore life force for all Bengalis: Bangladesh minister


May 10th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Noble laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore, who has composed the national anthems of both India and Bangladesh, is the life force for people on both sides ... Read more...

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Congress Working Committee condoles Dorjee Khandu’s death


May 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Congress Working Committee (CWC) Thursday condoled the "sudden and untimely" demise of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu in a helicopter crash and said ... Read more...

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Pilot recalls bombing mission in 1971 liberation war


December 16th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) A pilot who deserted the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) to fight the Bangladesh liberation war in 1971 Thursday recalled having bombed the Chitttagong port and damaging two Pakistani ... Read more...

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‘Makers of Modern India’ bestseller again (IANS Books)


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Historian Ramachandra Guha's "Makers of Modern India" continues to be the number one book on the bestseller list for the fifth week while "The Sunset Club" by ... Read more...

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Ramachandra Guha’s book rules charts yet again (IANS Books)


November 25th, 2010 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Historian Ramachandra Guha's "Makers of Modern India" is No.1 for the fourth time on the non-fiction section of bestsellers while "Room" by Emma Donoghue has topped the ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi wanted to liberate Pakistani Kashmir: Advani


November 21st, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) American leaders were convinced during the 1971 war that then Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was thinking of breaking up West Pakistan and "liberate" Pakistani Kashmir, ... Read more...

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We can’t forget Indians’ sacrifices for us: Bangladesh minister


November 11th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 11 (IANS) Bangladesh cannot forget the sacrifices made by Indians to help it gain independence in 1971 and the two countries need to work together to resolve issues, visiting Bangladeshi ... Read more...

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Bangladesh FM arrives in Agartala to strengthen cross-border trade


November 10th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Nov 10 (ANI): Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni arrived here on Wednesday to strengthen cross-border trade and allied ties between the two nations.Tripura Finance Minister Badal Choudhury and Minister of ... Read more...

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Bangladesh minister in India to boost trade with northeast


November 10th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 10 (IANS) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni arrived in Tripura Wednesday to boost cross-border trade and business with India's eight northeastern states.Tripura Finance Minister Badal Choudhury and Industry and ... Read more...

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Veteran Tripura Congress leader dead


September 7th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 7 (IANS) Ashok Bhattacharjee, a veteran Congress leader and a stanch follower of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, died here Tuesday. He was 73. Bhattacharjee, the only Congress leader in ... Read more...

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India building memorial for Bangladesh war heroes


August 20th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) India is building an ambitious edifice and a park in Tripura in memory of Indian soldiers and Bangladeshi freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives during ... Read more...

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India should support Bangladesh’s war crimes trial: Sangma


June 27th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 27 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A. Sangma Sunday said India should support Bangladesh in its effort to try all those accused of committing atrocities during the 1971 ... Read more...

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Bangladesh minister to visit India in July: Sangma


June 26th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 26 (IANS) Bangladesh Commerce Minister M. Faruk Khan will visit India in July to sign an agreement for reopening border "haats" (markets) along the international border, former Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to set up ‘border haats’ for trade


June 21st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) India and Bangladesh will soon set up 'haats' (markets) along their international border in the northeast to boost local business and trade between the two neighbours, officials said ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to expand infrastructure to boost trade with India’s northeast


February 10th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 10 (IANS) Bangladesh will develop infrastructure along the border with northeast India to give a further impetus to bilateral trade, a minister said here. "The new industrial policy of the ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu lives in our heart: Sheikh Hasina


January 19th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Tuesday paid her last respects to Communist veteran Jyoti Basu, expressing her gratitude for the helping hand he extended during the 1971 ... Read more...

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New film records medical mission during 1971 war


July 27th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 27 (IANS) A mission in which doctors, medical students and women volunteers saved the lives of many soldiers and freedom fighters during the Bangladesh liberation war in 1971 has been ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Air Force chief arrives


April 23rd, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Bangladesh Air Force chief Air Marshal S.M. Ziaur Rehman arrived here Thursday on a five-day official visit to India. Rehman is here at the invitation of his ... Read more...

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