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Victims Recall Horrors of Petrol Bomb Attacks

“I could not see my son when he breathed his last, I could not even see his body,” said one victim Renu Begum at an Awami League event in Dhaka Victims of the petrol bomb attacks which were carried out during the anti-government movements in 2013-15 shared their experience of terror, agony and loss with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on 6 Novem...

HPM Sheikh Hasina Asks the Countrymen to Remain Alert Against Recurrence of 2013-15 Violence

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked for the countrymen's vigilance against recurrence of violence waged by BNP and its ally Jamaat-e-Islami during 2013-2015 killing some 500 innocent people and wounding over 3,500 others in the name of so-called "movement". "I only urge the countrymen not to forget those dreadful days (of 2013-15)," she ...

Zia-Mustaque wanted to spoil our victory and completely distort history: PM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday told Parliament that those who killed Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman committed the November 3 jail massacre in 1975. “Four national leaders were killed in the central jail, which is a protected place. The killers of Father of the Nation – including Zia and Mustaque &nd...

Mirza Abbas had terror links under BNP regime: Sajeeb Wazed

PM’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy said on Saturday that BNP standing committee member Mirza Abbas was one of the four MPs of Dhaka under the BNP-Jamaat coalition government who maintained regular contact with top terrorists on behalf of Tarique Rahman. “It was Abbas who fraudulently made the deeds of land worth Tk 800 crore ...

Bangladesh faring better than many developed nations amid the global recession: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told the Parliament that the opposition parties are trying to create political instability in the country, taking advantage of the ongoing economic crisis. “When the country is in a transition period (crisis), I’ve not seen such worry among those who are in our opposition. Rather I’ve ...