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543 appeal for review

543 appeal for review
A total of 543 hopeful candidates submitted their appeals to the Election Commission in the last three days, challenging the cancellation of their nomination papers during scrutiny.  The returning officers on December 2 cancelled a total of 786 nomination papers out of 3,065 on various grounds including conviction, graft cases, loan defaults, flawed filling of forms. With the submission of appeals being over, it has been found that a total of 243 candidates did not appeal to the Commission, challenging the cancellation of their papers. A total of 222 drop-out hopeful candidates submitted appeals yesterday, while 237 filed appeals on Tuesday and 84 on Monday, said EC secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed yesterday. So far, 2,279 candidates are valid…

Political leaders exchange views with diplomats

Political leaders exchange views with diplomats

Leaders of major political parties, civil society members and election observers yesterday exchanged views with some diplomats over the next general election atmosphere. Canada and National Democratic Institute (NDI) jointly arranged the programme at a city hotel where diplomats from Australia, Sweden,…
Moves afoot to make state-run 
industries profitable

Moves afoot to make state-run industries profitable

The government has taken some initiatives to make different types of state-run industries, including sugar mills, cement factories, urea factories and Eastern Cables Ltd, profitable bringing them out of the cycle of loss, and enhance their production capacity. According to a document of the Industries…
Aritri Adhikary’s preventable suicide

Aritri Adhikary’s preventable suicide

The death by suicide by Aritri Adhikary sent shockwaves and outrages all over the country. The ninth grader was found hanging from the ceiling of her home in the capital's Shantinagar on Monday hours after she and her parents were allegedly insulted by some teachers of Viqarunnisa School. Some teachers…
Achieving delta plan through sustainable coastal zone management

Achieving delta plan through sustainable coastal zone management

Bangladesh is part of the largest deltaic floodplain in the world. It slopes gently from the north to the south, meeting the Bay of Bengal at the southern end. The coastal zone constitutes the major part of the southern delta, which is physiologically and ecologically diverse and environmentally most…
Local govt ‘best suited to implement SDGs’

Local govt ‘best suited to implement SDGs’

Experts at a dialogue, yesterday, said that local governments are critical for turning Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) into a reality for communities, households, and individuals, particularly for those who are at the risk of falling behind. They said that local communities and actors are best placed…
US senators blast MBS over Khashoggi murder

US senators blast MBS over Khashoggi murder

Two key US Republican senators said a Tuesday briefing by the CIA’s director only strengthened their conviction that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince directed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The explosive new declarations by members of President Donald Trump’s own party run counter…
Jazz music concert held in capital

Jazz music concert held in capital

A Jazz music concert by the German band Tubes & Wires held on Tuesday evening at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the capital. Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, in cooperation with the BSA, organised the concert for the local audience. Niels Klein’s quartet Tubes & Wires, currently…
Bangladesh pacers have ‘winning ability’

Bangladesh pacers have ‘winning ability’

Fast bowler Rubel Hossain on Wednesday said that fast bowlers have winning ability what they proved at home and away on many occasions.  This time the wicket in ODI series will not be the same as Test series where Rubel said the pacers will be the main predator of the series. “Pacers obviously…
Religious leaders urged for preventing drug, militancy

Religious leaders urged for preventing drug, militancy

Government officials at a rally have called upon the religious leaders to play their due role in preventing drug abuse, militancy and terrorism through preaching the real sprit of Islam, the religion of peace. They urged the Alem, Olama and Mashaekhe and Imam Communities to make the common people aware…
Over 4.82 lakh Ansar and VDP 
to guard polling centres

Over 4.82 lakh Ansar and VDP to guard polling centres

Members of Ansar and VDP will guard polling centres across the country with firearms during the next polls slated for December 30, according to sources. This is the first time that Ansar and VDP have been entrusted with the responsibility. A total of 80,000 Ansars of the rank of Platoon Commander (PC)…
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