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84 appeals filed

84 appeals filed
At least 84 aspiring candidates yesterday challenged Sunday’s cancellation of their nominations papers as the Election Commission (EC) started receiving appeals against the decision of returning officers. িThe drop-out aspirants will get until Wednesday (Dec 5) to file their appeals with the EC. Returning officers across the country cancelled a total of 786 nomination papers out of the 3,065, during the scrutiny on Sunday. The candidature of several aspirants nominated by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) were rejected. The returning officers found their nomination papers invalid due to conviction, corruption cases, loan default, non-submission of income tax returns and so on. The EC will hear the appeals for three days—December…

59 raped in Nov

59 raped in Nov

Fifty-nine incidents of rape took place in November this year, among which 13 were cases of gang rape, according to a recent report of the Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP). The report also said a total of 281 females, including women, girls and children, had fallen victims to torture and violence last…
Students go on strike at RU

Students go on strike at RU

Students of applied physics and electronic engineering (APEE) department of Rajshahi University (RU) went on a hunger strike yesterday demanding merging of their department with electrical and electronic engineering (EEE) department. The APEE students begun the hunger strike at 9am yesterday in front…
Bangladesh Test team
is vindicated

Bangladesh Test team is vindicated

Congratulations to the Bangladesh Test cricket team for serving us a marvellous victory in sports in the month of the nation’s independence. For those who are connoisseurs of cricket, it’s the test format that matters – a five day gruelling sporting competition in which the tide can…
Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC): The beginning of the way

Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC): The beginning of the way

The economy is not just the cornerstone of the development of any country, it is actually a matter of its life existence and prosperity. Therefore, while taking care of the economic growth of our country, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, proposes and supports all reasonable…
Producers facing losses due to high production cost

Producers facing losses due to high production cost

Poultry egg producers and farmers are facing losses because of falling prices of eggs and an increase in the production cost including high feed cost. Farmers are selling each egg for Tk. 6.25–6.40, which is slightly higher than the production cost, Dewan Mohammed Ashaduzzaman Awlad, owner of…
Macron seeks way out of crisis after Paris riots

Macron seeks way out of crisis after Paris riots

French leader Emmanuel Macron faced growing pressure yesterday to find a way out of the worst crisis of his presidency after shocking scenes of rioting in Paris at the weekend. As more than 100 people prepared to appear in court over the worst clashes in central Paris in decades on Saturday, Macron's…
A musical homage to AB

A musical homage to AB

Ayub Bachchu—also known as AB to his fans and fellow musicians, one of the most talented musicians the country has ever produced, passed away on October 18. The legendary guitarist-songwriter-composer-singer made such an impact on the mind of the people as well as on the music industry with his…
Rhodes showers praise on youngsters

Rhodes showers praise on youngsters

Amid the criticism of handing so many players Test debut in this year, Bangladesh head coach Steve Rhodes showered praise on the young players, stating that the young guys responded superbly and took the responsibility during the two-match Test series against West Indies. According to the coach young…
‘Climate change adaptation leading to agricultural sustainability’

‘Climate change adaptation leading to agricultural sustainability’

The splendid success achieved in adapting to climate change in last ten years, the country’s agriculture sector is gradually taking a sustainable shape and increasing food production constantly. Agriculture experts said Bangladesh is moving toward the right direction to achieve agricultural sustainability…
Nominations of 141 BNP, 3 AL aspirants rejected, says EC

Nominations of 141 BNP, 3 AL aspirants rejected, says EC

Nomination papers of 141 BNP aspirants and that of three Awami League contestants were rejected by the returning officers across the country during Sunday's scrutiny, said the Election Commission yesterday. Now, the number of BNP's valid candidates came down to 555 while that of AL to 278, according…
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