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Electioneering gains pace

Electioneering gains pace
Electioneering for the upcoming general elections, slated for December 30, has gained momentum as the day of voting draws closer. After getting electoral symbols on December 10, all the aspirants for the posts of MPs (Members of Parliament)—including incumbent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina—have been canvassing hectically for votes from early morning to midnight in different areas of the total of 300 constituencies across the country. Witnesses said all the MP candidates from both the ruling Awami League (AL) and its arch enemy, the BNP, as well as from other political parties—along with their respective supporters—were conducting door-to-door visits to woo voters. All are promising to build a developed nation, if elected.…

UNGA adopts Bangladesh’s resolution on culture of peace

UNGA adopts Bangladesh’s resolution on culture of peace

Like each year, the United Nations General Assembly has unanimously adopted Bangladesh's flagship resolution on the 'Culture of Peace'.  Charge d' Affaires and Deputy Permanent Representative (DPR) of Bangladesh Permanent Mission to UN Tareq Md Ariful Islam floated the proposal…
‘Media should deal with extremism cautiously’

‘Media should deal with extremism cautiously’

The media should be careful while running news on violent extremism and work to raise public awareness about the menace, speakers said at a discussion yesterday. The observations came from an event titled 'Round Table Conference on Role of Media for Preventing Violent Extremism and Launching of…
US politicians accept Rohingya genocide

US politicians accept Rohingya genocide

In what can be a development from the recent declaration by the Holocaust Memorial Museum over the calculated persecution of Rohingys in Rakhine, members of US House of Representatives will pass a resolution clearly stating the atrocities committed as genocide. Remarkably, in order to pass the resolution,…
Lotus may not bloom in the next general elections in West Bengal

Lotus may not bloom in the next general elections in West Bengal

Recently the “Desh ka Mood” survey by ABP News and C-Voter predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance will get 276 seats in the 2019 general elections. The majority mark in the Lok Sabha (Lower House) is 272. So, according to the survey, Prime Minister…
Smartphone sales thrive on app-based services

Smartphone sales thrive on app-based services

The sale of smartphones, priced between Tk. 12,000 and Tk. 20,000, increased by 21 per cent in the first nine months of this year, said industry insiders. This is due to app-based services.  However, the sale of smartphones with a price tag of less than Tk. 10,000 decreased by 30 per cent during…
May seeks EU compromise after surviving vote

May seeks EU compromise after surviving vote

Theresa May has said she will be showing EU leaders the "legal assurances" she believes MPs want before they will back her deal. The prime minister is in Brussels for an EU summit after surviving a vote of confidence organised by her own MPs. She believes she can get her MPs to back her Brexit…
Chanchal and Khushi

Chanchal and Khushi

Starring popular acting duo--Chanchal Chowdhury and Shahnaz Khushi together, the drama serials, tele-dramas and telefilms always come with a message for the audience as well as entertain the viewers to the fullest. As a result, the viewers always show keen interest in their projects. However, talented…
Mash urges Tigers to play with positive mindset

Mash urges Tigers to play with positive mindset

Bangladesh one-day captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza stressed upon the need to be mentally ready for them, citing the memories of the last West Indies tour, he said that if they could stay ready mentally, they will obviously be victorious whatever condition they play. Mashrafe also thinks that losing is…
Railway employees denied affordable medical facility

Railway employees denied affordable medical facility

The Chandpur Railway Hospital and Maternity Clinic has been lying in a damaged and abandoned state after being hit by Cyclone Sidr on 15 November, 2007. As this was the only hospital and maternity clinic for railway employees in the district town, they and their family members do not receive affordable…
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Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
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