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Most fail to fill up forms ‘properly’

Most fail to fill up 
forms ‘properly’
The Election Commission (EC) is scrutinising information provided by 76 political parties seeking registration, but a lot of things are missing in the information given by most of the parties. EC sources said as per their roadmap they would finalise the list of new registered political parties by this month so that they can participate in the next general election. Sources said some new political parties have copied the constitution of another party and submitted it. Committee members found that a party has even copied the constitution of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). A member of the committee, preferring anonymity, said the major political parties do not want that new political parities get registered as it would create problems…

Police foiled BNP’s illegal rally, says Quader

Police foiled BNP’s illegal rally, says Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday said police foiled BNP's Thursday rally as it was going to arrange the programme illegally blocking road, reports UNB. "BNP itself is responsible for the incident. Police will surely interfere when any political party stages any programme…
RU losing research students

RU losing research students

Various research institutes and departments of Rajshahi University (RU) are losing MPhil and PhD researchers due to the imposition of new rules and restrictions for aspirant students. Present researchers say the number of fellows has been decreasing since the grade point required for admission was raised.…
First ever climate fund for Bangladesh

First ever climate fund for Bangladesh

It is good to know that finally Bangladesh is going to receive funds from the Global Green Climate Fund (GCF) to implement a project to construct climate resilient infrastructure. In this regard a financing agreement worth $40 million grants from GCF was signed. According to the yesterday report, Bangladesh…
Fight for a language and a nation’s birth

Fight for a language and a nation’s birth

Immediately after the partition in 1947, the intention of the Pakistan ruling class became crystal clear about the language issue of the country. The new dominion was composed of various ethnic and linguistic groups, with geographically noncontiguous East Bengal (renamed East Pakistan) having 44 million…
Veg prices fall in kitchen markets

Veg prices fall in kitchen markets

Prices of vegetables in the capital’s kitchen markets have gone down from those of last week because of increased supply. Farmers are selling away their crops, fearing the warm weather that heralds the transition from winter to spring. However, prices of early summer vegetables are higher compared…
Civilian suffering worse than ever in 7-year Syria war: UN

Civilian suffering worse than ever in 7-year Syria war: UN

BEIRUT: The living conditions of civilians inside Syria are worse than ever, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said Friday, with the conflict set to enter its eighth year, reports AFP. “The conditions faced by civilians inside Syria are worse than ever, with 69 percent languishing…
Award-winning play ‘Eksho Bosta Chal’ to be staged today

Award-winning play ‘Eksho Bosta Chal’ to be staged today

A special show of the award- winning play ‘Eksho Bosta Chal’ (One Hundred Sacks of Rice) will be staged today at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Segun Bagicha in the capital. The play will be brought to the stage as a part of the ongoing theatre festival organised…
Curtain raises on Youth Games today

Curtain raises on Youth Games today

The curtain of the first-ever Bangladesh Youth Games (BGY) final round will formally be raised through an eye-catching opening ceremony at the Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS) today evening. The seven-day-long final round of the country’s biggest sports carnival for the youth athletes will end…
Child marriage alarm rings loud

Child marriage alarm rings loud

There has been an alarming rise in the incidence of child marriages in Tangail and elsewhere in the country. Sources in the know blame illiteracy, poverty, sexual harassment, and adolescent love affairs for these marriages. These child brides face an abrupt end to their education and are forced into…
Move to curb smuggling in Maitree Express

Move to curb smuggling in Maitree Express

The government has taken seven decisions to stop smuggling by “luggage parties” in Maitree Express, the international passenger train service plying between Dhaka and Kolkata for the past 10 years. The decisions were taken at a recent inter-ministerial meeting chaired by the National Board…
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