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Hopes high for inclusive elections in 2018

Hopes high for inclusive elections in 2018
All the registered political parties of the country are revving up their organisational activities, raising hopes for free, fair and participatory national elections in late 2018 or early 2019. According to the constitutional requirements, the general elections must take place within the 90-day period before the expiry of the five-year tenure of the current Parliament. Hence, the countdown for the next election will begin from October 10, 2018. The ruling Awami League leaders and sources within the government say that the next parliamentary elections will be held in the month of victory in the coming year. That is why 2018 is a very crucial year for the country and its people as well as for the political parties that are the main stakeholders…

Two army men held with 50,000 yaba in Ctg

Two army men held with 50,000 yaba in Ctg

Police yesterday arrested two members of Bangladesh Army along with 50,000 contraband Yaba tablets at Maijjartek area under Karnaphuli Police Station in Chittagong. The arrestees were identified as Md. Shihab Uddin (38) son of Abu Taher hailing from Kamola Kanda of Netrakona district and Md Shafiqul…
President for quality education at varsities

President for quality education at varsities

President M Abdul Hamid yesterday asked the university authorities to take realistic steps along with suitable curriculums to help the students acquire world-standard knowledge of contemporary issues, reports BSS. He came up with the call as vice-chancellors of three universities - Bangladesh University…
Padma Bridge will open new horizons

Padma Bridge will open new horizons

Padma Bridge will be opened instead of fate of people of the southwestern country. People around 21 districts of this region can see the golden future around this bridge. When Padma Bridge is started, the communication system with the whole country including Dhaka, Dhaka will be easy. The backward region…
Resolutions for the New Year 2018

Resolutions for the New Year 2018

Many people take customary resolutions  on new year's day and many people do not bother at all for resolutions  creating  disturbances for mirth and merriment of new year festivities. It is always better to set our goals on new year's day,  and pursue the same for success, …
DITF 2018 kicks off today with Tk 500cr export booking target

DITF 2018 kicks off today with Tk 500cr export booking target

The Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) 2018 is going to kick off today with a target of bagging Tk 500 crore worth of spot export order.  Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed said Bangladesh will try to focus on its branding through the DITF, in which a total of 43 business organization from 17 countries…
China pledges broader cooperation with Russia

China pledges broader cooperation with Russia

BEIJING: President Xi Jinping said yesterday he is ready to join his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in consolidating political and strategic mutual trust, and expanding bilateral all-around pragmatic cooperation, reports Xinhua. Xi made the pledge in his New Year greeting message to Putin. In…
Hariprasad Chaurasia’s magical flute brings curtain down on mega event

Hariprasad Chaurasia’s magical flute brings curtain down on mega event

The incredible presence of a huge number of audience on the final day of the five-day ‘Bengal Classical Music Festival 2017’ (BCMF) on Sunday night was something to be remarkably   noticeable. The entire venue, Abahani Field of Dhanmondi, was filled with the thousands of avid music…
Abahani move closer to retain title

Abahani move closer to retain title

Holders Abahani Limited put another step ahead to retain the title with crossing a stiff hurdle after defeating Brothers Union by 2-0 in the Saif Power Battery Bangladesh Premier League football yesterday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. Nasiruddin Chowdhury and Rubel Meah struck one goal each in…
AL doesn’t want bloodshed in country, says PM

AL doesn’t want bloodshed in country, says PM

Seeking vote for Awami League in the next general election for the continuation of development, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her party does not want to see any bloodshed in the country, reports UNB. "We don't want to see any bloodshed in Bangladesh. Bangladesh will be a developed…
Random thoughts on 2017

Random thoughts on 2017

2017 like the previous years had its fair share of tumultuous events and domestic and regional instability. However the political scenario was relatively stable. On the foreign policy arena Bangladesh’s relations with most countries continued to be friendly albeit minor hiccups. Of course the…
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