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  • Bangladesh sentences 2 more to death in 1971 war crimes

    NEW DELHI: A special war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh on Tuesday sentenced two more men to death after finding them guilty of killing, kidnapping and looting during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971...

    Prosecutors said they helped Pakistani soldiers attack a village in Netrokona district on Oct 19, 1971...

  • Bangladesh sentences three militiamen to death for 1971 'war crimes'

    DHAKA: A special tribunal in Bangladesh on Monday sentenced three militia members to death for carrying out killings and other serious crimes in the country during the 1971 war between India and Pakistan...

    The accused men were members of the Al Badr militia group which the Bangladesh government say, collaborated with the Pakistani army to commit genocide in country's Jamalpur district in 1971...

  • Bangladesh JI member sentenced to death for war crimes in 1971

    NEW DELHI: A special tribunal dealing with war crimes committed during Bangladesh's independence war against Pakistan in 1971 has sentenced a former lawmaker to death and seven others to life in prison for murder and other crimes...

    In May, Bangladesh executed Motiur Rahman Nizami, leader of the JI, just days after the nation's highest court dismissed his final appeal to overturn the death sentence for atrocities committed during the...

  • Bangladesh hangs JI financier for 1971 war crimes

    DHAKA: Bangladesh hanged a wealthy tycoon and top financial backer of its largest Islamist party late on Saturday for war crimes, dealing a massive blow to the group’s ambitions in the Muslim-majority nation...

    Mir Quasem Ali, a key leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was executed after being convicted by a controversial war crimes tribunal for offences committed during the 1971 independence conflict with Pakistan...

  • Bangladesh executes top Jamaat leader Motiur Rahman over '1971 war crimes'

    DHAKA: Bangladesh on Tuesday executed the leader of the country's largest Islamist party for war crimes, officials said, a move set to exacerbate tensions in the volatile Muslim-majority nation...

    Motiur Rahman Nizami, leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was hanged at a prison in the capital Dhaka, just days after the nation's highest court dismissed his final appeal to overturn the death sentence for atrocities committed during the...

  • Soviets tried to avert 1971 war: CIA files

    NEW DELHI: The common belief that the 1971 war between India and Pakistan was among other factors a reflection of the Cold War realpolitik stands contradicted by the recently released CIA files...

    Again, contrary to common wisdom, Indira Gandhi was against the Indian right wing’s clamour for war, and the Soviets encouraged her in rebuffing the warmongers...

  • Bangladesh hangs JI leader for 1971 killings

    DHAKA: Bangladesh authorities on Saturday hanged a top Islamist leader for overseeing a massacre during the nation’s 1971 independence war against Pakistan, officials said...

    30pm Bangladesh time,” law and justice minister Anisul Huq said...

  • ICCI for rationalising taxes on real estate

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Tuesday urged the government to rationalise taxes on real estate sector that will help in boosting the economy...

    Addressing a delegation of Islamabad Real Estate Agents Association, ICCI president Muzzamil Hussain Sabri said the government should give preferential treatment to real estate sector which has the potential to speed up the growth of economy...

  • Real estate indices for equal risk sharing

    The Pakistan Islamic Finance Report 2016 says that the central bank is considering developing new house financing products with payments based on market prices and rents...

    Late last month, the issue came under the spotlight at a workshop on ‘application of real estate indices in Islamic financial institutions’ organised by the Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance, IBA in Karachi...

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