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    Ind Vs Pak War 1971 In Pakistan

  • Pakistan High Commissioner allowed travel for Pak vs Ind T20 clash

    KOLKATA: Pakistan High Commissioner in New Delhi Abdul Basit was granted a visa to travel to Kolkata for a World T20 stand off between Pakistan and India scheduled for March 19, ANI reported...

    A total of 17 applications were submitted by diplomats and officials, including the Pakistani High Commissioner, but only one diplomat had been allowed to watch the Pakistan-Bangladesh match on Wednesday, a spokesman for the Pakistan High...

  • 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...

  • Shift of 50-year-old Indian war memorial from 1971 stirs controversy

    India’s government on Friday moved a commemorative flame that was lit 50 years ago to honour Indian soldiers killed in the 1971 war with Pakistan to a new National War Memorial that was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi nearly three years ago...

    A soldier lit a torch from the flame at its location at the India Gate and carried it to the National War Memorial, less than half a kilometre away...

  • Ind vs NZ: Black Caps 249-6 at tea on day three of 1st Test

    India's spinners denied a century to both New Zealand openers on the third day of the first Test on Saturday, as four wickets in the session left the visitors on 249-6 at tea in reply to India's 345...

    Tom Blundell was on 10 and Kyle Jamieson on 2 after Tom Latham fell for 95 off 282 balls to Axar Patel, who took three wickets, and Ravichandran Ashwin removed fellow opener Will Young for 89 off 214 in the first session
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