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  • Hearing on writ petition over Khaleda's better treatment Tuesday
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BNP eyes polls with Khaleda in race

BNP eyes polls with Khaleda in race
The BNP will keep its course steady on the road to the next general election, with many leaders hoping that party chief Khaleda Zia, convicted in a graft case, will be able to contest the polls through a legal battle. The leaders expressed firm determination to take part in the election by realising the party's demand for an election-time neutral government and enabling Khaleda to join the polls. The leaders came up with the remarks a day after Khaleda Zia was sentenced to five years’ rigorous imprisonment in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, saying that the party will go to polls to give a reply to the ‘misdeeds of the present government’. The BNP leaders earlier accused the government of plotting to get Khaleda jailed…

BNP accuses govt of treating Khaleda as ordinary prisoner

BNP accuses govt of treating Khaleda as ordinary prisoner

BNP yesterday voiced concern over the media reports that its chairperson, convicted in a graft case, has been kept in jail like an ordinary prisoner, reports UNB. "We've come to know through newspaper reports that our leader (Khaleda) has been kept like a simple prisoner. We can't be clear…
Construction work of Ctg marine drive begins in March

Construction work of Ctg marine drive begins in March

CHITTAGONG: The construction works of 80-feet width Embankment-Cum-Marine Drive on the bank of the river Karnaphuli with an expenditure of around Tk 2,275 crore is expected to begin in March, reports BSS. Chittagong Development Authority (CDA) has taken up the long cherished project to get rid of acute…
The verdict

The verdict

After long 10 years of trial, the special judges court in Dhaka finally sentenced Khaleda Zia, the three-time former prime minister and the chairperson of BNP, to five years of imprisonment in the Zia Orphanage Trust embezzlement case. The case was filed during the army backed caretaker regime in July,…
Conviction and disqualification for 
parliamentary election

Conviction and disqualification for parliamentary election

PART-II Following the order of the Appellate Division, the Election Commission published Gazette Notification on September 22, 2010 vacating the seat of Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir but thereafter, the High Court Division in another Writ Petition No. 7694 of 2010 stayed the said Gazette Notification on September…
Fast-track power plants stumble, miss operation deadline

Fast-track power plants stumble, miss operation deadline

All the five fast-track diesel-fired power plant projects in private sector failed to come into operation making the government’s plan uncertain to add 800 MW electricity to the national grid by February 9, reports UNB. Non-settlement of land disputes and other complexities are still holding back…
Maldives crisis may get worse, says UN

Maldives crisis may get worse, says UN

UNITED NATIONS: A senior UN official warned the Security Council on Thursday that the situation in the Maldives where the president has declared a state of emergency may deteriorate even further, reports AFP. The top UN body met behind closed doors to discuss the crisis sparked by President Abdulla…
Humayun Faridi to receive Ekushey Padak posthumously

Humayun Faridi to receive Ekushey Padak posthumously

Iconic actor Humayun Faridi is going to be awarded with Ekushey Padak this year posthumously for his contribution to acting. The government has announced names of 21 eminent citizens for awarding prestigious Ekushey Padak 2018, the second highest civilian awards in Bangladesh on Thursday through a press…
Turning wicket proves bane for Bangladesh

Turning wicket proves bane for Bangladesh

Offering a turning pitch, Bangladesh might take a bold approach to get a result and win the series but it eventually backfired, specially for the batsmen’s lack of ability to draw a fine line between the positivity and over-aggression. And at the same time question came to the fore: whether it…
Absence of permanent bridge spells hassles

Absence of permanent bridge spells hassles

The absence of a permanent bridge over the Kumar river at Royera ghat under Shailakupa upazila are troubling the people of 10 villages. These people have been using a brittle bamboo bridge for a long time to cross the river. Manirul Islam, a primary school teacher in a local government primary school,…
Myanmar still denies atrocity in Rakhine

Myanmar still denies atrocity in Rakhine

Against the backdrop of authentic reports of widespread atrocities against Rohingya populace in Rakhine by the Myanmar security forces aided by locals, the Myanmar government is still in denial of any wrongdoings on the part of its forces. On the heels of overwhelming evidence and testimonies of the…
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