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‘Joy Bangla’ becomes Bangladesh’s national slogan

The High Court of Bangladesh has recently ruled that ‘Joy Bangla’ will be the national slogan of Bangladesh. The Court also asked the authorities to take appropriate steps to make all the people in constitutional posts, state officials, teachers and students use ‘Joy Bangla’. The Court has asked the government to submit the compliance report ..

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Hussain Muhammad Ershad, was former military dictator of Bangladesh passes away

Hussain Muhammad Ershad (89), the former military dictator of Bangladesh, has passed away in Dhaka on July 14, 2019. He was the Jatiya Party chief and also the leader of the opposition in Parliament. He was born in 1930 in Coochbehar district of West Bengal state in the then British India. His parents migrated to ..

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Israel honours 1971 war hero Lt Gen JFR Jacob

Israel has recently honoured 1971 war hero Lt. Gen. (retd) Jack Farj Rafael (JFR) Jacob with a plaque on Ammunition Hill Wall of Honour in Jerusalem. Lt. Gen. Jacob, who died in 2016 at the age of 92 , negotiated the historic surrender of Pakistani troops in Dhaka after the 1971 Bangladesh’s liberation war,. He ..

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Bangladesh decides to end reservation in Government jobs

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has decided to scrap the quota system in government services after thousands of students marched across the country in protest against a controversial policy of setting aside jobs for special groups. The students began the protests against discriminatory quotas for government jobs, leaving scores of people injured at the Dhaka ..

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The 2017 Vijay Diwas observed

The Vijay Diwas is commemorated every year on December 16 to mark India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, which had led to the creation of Bangladesh. On 16 December 1971, nearly 93,000 Pakistani Forces under the command of Lieutenant General AAK Niazi raised white flags and surrendered to the Indian Army at Dhaka, ..

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