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AL eyes young, women voters in next polls

AL eyes young, women voters in next polls
The Awami League’s (AL) membership collection drive has received overwhelming response at the grassroots level, as people seem to believe that the party will remain in power for two or three more terms, party insiders said. The party is also targeting young and female voters for the next national election, they said. District AL leaders say that as per the directive of the party leadership, they have already started enrolling fresh members and the campaign would be stepped up after the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr. The party president, Sheikh Hasina, kicked off the party membership drive at a meeting at her official residence on May 20 by renewing her membership by paying the subscription fee of Tk. 500. Speaking at the programme, Hasina called…

Govt’s claim of religious freedom a ‘deception’: BNP

Govt’s claim of religious freedom a ‘deception’: BNP

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday alleged that the government is obstructing their party's iftar programmes across the country although it talks about religious freedom, reports AFP. "The government is thwarting our religious and ifatr programmes all over the country.…
Existing teacher transfer system breeds ‘corruption’: ACC

Existing teacher transfer system breeds ‘corruption’: ACC

The existing system of teacher transfer in public educational institutions, including schools and colleges, breeds ‘corruption’, says the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), reports UNB. The national anti-graft agency came up with the observation in its Annual Report 2016 submitted to President…
Rising trend of FDI

Rising trend of FDI

It is good to know that despite various setbacks, Bangladesh continues to receive higher amount of foreign investment. According to the UNCTAD World Investment Report (WIR)-2017, in the year 2016, Bangladesh got the highest ever investment in its history. Compared to the previous 2015, this is 4.39…
Leprosy issue deserves due attention

Leprosy issue deserves due attention

Although leprosy is curable and – if diagnosed in time - disabilities resulting from this disease can be prevented, leprosy continues to pose serious health and other problems for us. It is one of the oldest diseases and people with the condition, and their family members, have been despised and…
Railway’s e-ticketing service gains popularity

Railway’s e-ticketing service gains popularity

The government has introduced a large number of e-services including railway e-ticketing. An electronic version of the paper ticket, known as an e-ticket, is made available through a digital ticketing system. According to a study on the Access to Information programme, titled ‘TCV Analysis of…
Theresa May: Steady leader who gambled and lost

Theresa May: Steady leader who gambled and lost

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May presented herself as a stable leader to take Britain through Brexit, but her gamble of an election backfired spectacularly, reports AFP. The ruling Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday’s vote, after a campaign marred by terror attacks,…
Shakib to own this Eid as well

Shakib to own this Eid as well

Like every year, Dhallywood superstar Shakib Khan will be seen dominating the silver screen this Eid with three movies-- ‘Rajniti’ with Apu Biswas, ‘Nabab’ with Subhasree, and ‘Rangbaaz’ with Bubly. Of the movies, Nabab and Rangbaaz are joint-venture productions by…
Mash pins high hopes on Mustafiz in WC 2019

Mash pins high hopes on Mustafiz in WC 2019

Fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman might not be as successful as it is expected but there is no reason to write him off.According to captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, he is going to be the asset of Bangladesh during their mission in 2019 World Cup, to be held in England. He said the experience of Mustafizur,…
A ray of hope for distressed women

A ray of hope for distressed women

These women once thought their lives would never change for the better. But an initiative by the department of women affairs has changed all that. At Kotchandpur upazila in Jhenidah, women have been encouraged to do something worthwhile and move towards a bright future. Now they deserve to become entrepreneurs.…
Khaleda scrutinising list of party candidates for next polls

Khaleda scrutinising list of party candidates for next polls

A list of about 900 potential candidates for 300 parliamentary constituencies is now in the hands of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia. She will choose the right candidates from among them to contest the next general elections, according to a highly placed source. The chairperson has collected the names of…
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