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Oikyfront to announce decision today

Oikyfront to announce 
decision today
The newly formed alliance Jatiya Oikyafront will disclose its decision whether or not it will participate in the upcoming 11th parliamentary election at a press briefing today. After a meeting of the alliance leaders yesterday evening at BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan political office, Oikyafront spokesperson and BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir told reporters that alliance leader Dr Kamal Hossain will hold a press briefing today at 1pm at the National Press Club in the capital and disclose their decision over poll participation. Earlier, a series of meeting took place at the same venue among 20-party leaders, BNP standing committee members and leaders of the newly formed Oikyfront. Sources said, during the meeying,…

Election boycott by any party won’t be a good decision

Election boycott by any party won’t be a good decision

Former Chief Election Commissioner Dr ATM Shamsul Huda yesterday said it will not be a good decision for any political party to boycott the national election and parliament. "Boycotting parliament or the election, I think, won't be a good decision because people send them to parliament casting…
‘300m may die in world by 2050 due to excessive antibiotic use’

‘300m may die in world by 2050 due to excessive antibiotic use’

Around 300 million people across the globe are at risks of death by the year 2050 due to antibiotic resistance caused by unnecessary uses and overdose of the life saving drugs to human and animal health, animal feeds and farm production, health experts told a seminar in the capital yesetrday. They said…
Negligence to Kuakata sea beach

Negligence to Kuakata sea beach

The relevant authorities are not taking good care of the country’s tourists spots. According to a report of this newspaper yesterday, illegal structures are being erected on the Kuakata sea beach under the patronage of local influential people. The Kuakata sea beach is one of the few natural tourist…
Combating drug abuse

Combating drug abuse

Drug abuse has become a worldwide problem which is threatening the basic pillars of any society. No age or social level is exempted from this curse. This problem may even threaten the national security. Rich or poor, young or old, literate or illiterate are all equally vulnerable. This is not urban…
Mobile financial services come as a boon for rural people

Mobile financial services come as a boon for rural people

Abdus Sattar, a sugarcane farmer of a remote village in Gaibandha, is taken aback by the spic and span ambience of a bank branch. In places like Govindaganj, the nearest upazila from Sattar’s village that has branches of a few of Bangladesh’s commercial banks, buildings housing the branches…
9 die in California wildfires, hundreds of thousands flee

9 die in California wildfires, hundreds of thousands flee

Nine people were killed and hundreds of thousands ordered to evacuate as wildfires raged yesterday across California, with one rapidly spreading blaze threatening the resort of Malibu, home to Hollywood stars. The fatalities were reported in a massive late-season inferno in the town of Paradise, in…
Curtain falls on Dhaka Lit Fest

Curtain falls on Dhaka Lit Fest

The three-day Dhaka Lit Fest, which brought together a diverse mix of the world’s well-known writers, as well as up-and-coming authors, thinkers, and entertainers on one stage, concluded yesterday in the capital with a pledge to champion the freedom to express and engage in thoughtful debate and…
Bangladesh’s main goal to play well

Bangladesh’s main goal to play well

With back to the wall and reputation of a big team is on the line, Bangladesh are determined to come all guns blazing in the second and final Test against Zimbabwe today at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in a bid to level the series and restore some pride. Following an awful 151-run defeat to…
Bumper Aman rice production likely in Rangpur region

Bumper Aman rice production likely in Rangpur region

Harvesting of Transplanted Aman (T-Aman) rice is getting momentum with excellent yield rate predicting bumper production of the crop in Rangpur agriculture region this season. Officials of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) said farmers have cultivated T-Aman rice on 6.03-lakh hectares of…
UN prioritises inclusive, 
credible polls

UN prioritises inclusive, credible polls

Inclusive, credible and transparent elections are the priorities of the United Nations and that it would continue to study to see if those main issues are ensured, according to Farhan Haq, the deputy spokesperson for the UN secretary general. The global body also said that it is aware of the latest…
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