KARACHI: Today (Sunday) marks the 46th martyrdom anniversary of Pakistan’s National Hero Rashid Minhas, ARY News reported. Minhas, an under training pilot of Pakistan Air Force (PAF), was taxiing T-33 Jet trainer for a take-off on August 20, 1971 when a pilot instructor – Flight Lieutenant Matih-ur-Rehman – rendered him unconscious with a blow to the trainer’s head in a botched attempt to take the plan towards India. Minhas regained consciousness just 32 miles (51 kilometres) away from the Indian border and managed…
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is deeply saddened over the execution of the prominent leader of Jamat-e-Islami Bangladesh, Mir Quasem Ali for alleged war crimes during the war for independence in 1971
NEW DELHI, INDIA: In Bangladesh, a special tribunal for war crimes during the county’s independence war against Pakistan in 1971 sentenced a former lawmaker to death and seven others to life in prison on Wednesday on charges of murder and other crimes.
DHAKA: Bangladesh hanged the leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami Motiur Rahman Nizami for genocide and other crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.