Wednesday 14 November 2018 ,
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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Oikyafront to stay rigid on ‘3 points’

Oikyafront to stay 
rigid on ‘3 points’
Jatiya Oikyafront might not object to the next general election being held under the Sheikh Hasina government, but remains adamant on its demands for dissolution of parliament, release of Khaleda Zia and representation in the poll-time cabinet, according to alliance leaders. The leaders said like the government, they too desired that the 11th parliamentary polls should be held as per the constitution. “We will propose the options during our next spell of dialogue with the prime minister,” one of the alliance leaders involved in the talks said. “Oikyafront is ready to give concession on its demands, but the government must also reciprocate by arriving at an understanding amicably,” he added. A BNP standing committee member…

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Announce election schedule after talks
Announce election schedule after talks
Leaders of the Jatiya Oikyafront yesterday urged the Election Commission (EC) not to announce the schedule…

Tariqul Islam laid to rest in Jashore

Tariqul Islam laid to rest in Jashore

BNP standing committee member Tariqul Islam was laid for eternal rest at Karbala Graveyard in Jashore town after his namaz-e-janaja held at the central Eidgah in the town after Asr prayers. A large number of people gathered at the janaja including Abdul Moin Khan, standing committee member of BNP, former…
Groom children with spirit of patriotism

Groom children with spirit of patriotism

President Abdul Hamid yesterday stressed the importance of instilling patriotism in children and youths alongside moral and practical education. “Though we're the role model of development around the world and able to attract all for achievements in socio-economic indexes, we’ve to go…
Earthquake prediction devices

Earthquake prediction devices

A recent survey on possible earthquake devastation in Dhaka states that if the quake is above seven in the Richter scale, 131000 people will perish and more than 72,000 houses will be ruined. This is possibly a very modest estimate of the scale of the damage because if a major quake hits then the whole…
Abe returns happy from Beijing

Abe returns happy from Beijing

Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe’s just concluded three-day visit to China has dramatically changed the whole texture of China-Japan relations that have been seriously strained for quite some years. “Good vibes”,”positive gestures”, “red carpet receptions”, “grand…
Bangladeshi products likely to get duty-free access

Bangladeshi products likely to get duty-free access

Bangladeshi products are likely to get duty-free access to the five member countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). Dhaka received such indication at the recently held maiden meeting of the Bangladesh-Russia Inter-governmental Commission on trade and other issues in Moscow. Bangladeshi officials…
Saudi ‘sent experts’ to cover Khashoggi’s death evidence

Saudi ‘sent experts’ to cover Khashoggi’s death evidence

Saudi Arabia sent a toxicologist and a chemical expert to its consulate in Istanbul after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed, a senior Turkish official has told the BBC. The Saudis admit the journalist was killed there last month, but their accounts have wavered on what happened. Turkish investigators…
Fourth edition of Dhaka Int’l Folk Fest from Nov 15

Fourth edition of Dhaka Int’l Folk Fest from Nov 15

The one-year wait is nearly over as Dhaka International Folk Fest is returning once again with its own distinctiveness. This year, the pioneering international folk music festival of the subcontinent will take place from November 15 to 17 that will run every day from 6pm to 12 midnight. Like the previous…
Tigers upbeat to rewrite the history

Tigers upbeat to rewrite the history

Bangladesh are quite confident of making a turnaround despite being set an improbable 321-run target to win the first Test against Zimbabwe. Anything over chasing 300 in Test cricket in the fourth innings is always a difficult task and for Bangladesh the highest fourth innings chase was just 217 for…
Garbage dumping ails people in Dagonbhuiyan

Garbage dumping ails people in Dagonbhuiyan

Residents of Dagonbhuiyan municipality area have been facing a litany of problems, the serious among them being dumping of garbage on main roads. Speaking to this correspondent, local people allege that garbage is being dumped indiscriminately on main roads. Things become worse during rainy season.…
Navy to be made stronger if AL forms govt again

Navy to be made stronger if AL forms govt again

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Bangladesh Navy will be made much stronger if Awami League is voted to power again. "If we can return (to power), we'll surely make this Navy much stronger, InshAllah," she said. The Prime Minister said this while attending a programme marking…
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