Wednesday 14 November 2018 ,
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  • BNP’s demand for polls deferment unrealistic: Quader
  • Keep aside 33 pc nominations for women: Leaders
  • BNP submits another list of 1,002 ‘fictitious cases’ to PMO
  • AL to interview its nomination seekers Wednesday
  • No way to defer election date further: CEC
  • Oikyafront to meet EC Wednesday seeking polls deferment
  • Technocrat ministers’ resignation to ‘take effect once PM accepts’
  • New election date aimed at keeping foreign observers at bay: BNP
  • Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar
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AL open to talks on Khaleda release

AL open to talks on 
Khaleda release
Amid the apparent thawing of relations in the political arena and dialogues between the government and opposition parties, the issue of release of imprisoned BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has once again taken the centre stage as the ruling party yesterday said the door was open for the BNP to discuss the release of the party chief on parole for treatment. The general secretary of the ruling Awami League (AL), Obaidul Quader, yesterday said the BNP can sit for talks with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the release of their party chief Khaleda Zia on parole for treatment. “Though it completely depends on the court whether Khaleda Zia should be released on parole, they (the BNP) can discuss the matter with the Prime Minister. The door is…

PM to commission naval base in Dhaka today

PM to commission naval base in Dhaka today

For the first time, the Bangladesh Navy is going to start salvage operations of its fleet at the new naval base named BNS Sheikh Mujib in Dhaka’s Khilkhet area. Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina will commission the naval base today as part of the Navy’s ‘Force Goal 2030’ project,…
Stopping of fresh teachers 
recruitment demanded

Stopping of fresh teachers recruitment demanded

A faction of pro-Awami League (AL) teachers of Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday demanded to stop of fresh teacher recruitment for the university until the election of different unelected posts is held on the campus. Teachers of ‘Bangabandhur Adarsha O Muktijuddher Chetonay Bishwashi Projotishil…
D-8 countries should 
pressurise Myanmar

D-8 countries should pressurise Myanmar

At the 18th session of the D-8 in Turkey, Bangladesh has thanked other Muslim nations for their unwavering support for the Rohingya cause, asking them to unite and exert pressure on Myanmar to ensure a conducive environment in Rakhine so that the Rohingyas, who came to Bangladesh to flee systematic…
Career:  Choice and sustainability

Career: Choice and sustainability

Once a Professor from the Department of Economics, University of Dhaka said his third year undergrad students, “This is your high time to decide how much money you want to earn in your life, because afterwards you will be just running. Very little time will be left to stop and decide further”.…
Savar tannery estate in a mess

Savar tannery estate in a mess

Exports of leather and leather products fell significantly in the first quarter of the current financial year 2018–19 (July–September) compared to the same period of the previous fiscal year 2017–18 (July–September). Most of the tannery owners blamed the lack of product variety…
N Korea warns of returning to nuclear policy over sanction

N Korea warns of returning to nuclear policy over sanction

North Korea has warned the United States it will “seriously” consider returning to a state policy aimed at building nuclear weapons if Washington does not end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished regime. For years, the North had pursued a “byungjin” policy of simultaneously…
Bhupen Hazarika 
to be recalled on 7th death anniv

Bhupen Hazarika to be recalled on 7th death anniv

The Seventh death anniversary of Bhupen Hazarika, who is a famous lyricist, musician, singer, poet and filmmaker of the subcontinent, will be observed today. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) is organising a discussion and cultural programme titled ‘Aj Jibon Khuje Pabi’ at the National…
Taijul stays relentlessly handy despite away from spotlight

Taijul stays relentlessly handy despite away from spotlight

Taijul Islam lacked glamour what most of the Bangladeshi cricketers possessed and always remained underrated but that hardly made an impact on his on the field and off the field demeanor. He chose to stay unaware of what happening around him and instead kept his focus firmly on the game and that’s…
Clinics, diagnostic centres mushroom in Mirzapur

Clinics, diagnostic centres mushroom in Mirzapur

Private hospitals, clinics and diagnostics centres have mushroomed in Mirzapur Upazila of Tangail district of late. It has been alleged that people are being fleeced by the owners of these hospitals and their brokers. Many of these hospitals and diagnostic centres are unauthorised and are operating…
China to donate earthquake warning devices to DU

China to donate earthquake warning devices to DU

China Academy of Science and Beijing University will donate seven devices to Dhaka University for prediction and early warning of earthquakes free of cost. According to sources, the devices could predict an earthquake seven to 30 days prior to its occurrence. Besides, they would also provide early warning…
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