Month: September 2018

Political Life

International Advisory Committee recommends 78 new nominations on the UNESCO Memory of the World International Register – Bongobondhu Information & Research Center

Following a four-day meeting at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, from 24-27 October, the International Advisory Committee (IAC) of UNESCO’s Memory of the World (MoW) Programme recommended to inscribe 78 new nominations for the Memory of the World International Register. In addition,…

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The Untold Story of India’s Decision to Release 93,000 Pakistani POWs After 1971 War – Bongobondhu Information & Research Center

On August 2, 1972 – eight months after the 13-day India-Pakistan war ended on December 16, 1971 – the two countries signed the Shimla Agreement under which India agreed to release all the 93,000 Pakistani prisoners of war (POW) its…

The Redolent Thunder

The speech on the 7th March, 1971 – Bongobondhu Information & Research Center

He spoke at a time of increasing tensions between East Pakistan and the powerful political and military establishment of West Pakistan. The Bengali people were inspired to prepare for a potential war of independence, amid widespread reports of armed mobilization…