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  • Election official among 7 shot dead in Rangamati
  • Bangladesh rejects US report on HR, sends protest note
  • 3 killed, several wounded in Dutch tram shooting
  • Never allow anti-liberation forces to be in power again: PM
  • Vote counting in 116 upazilas underway
  • 5 Bangladeshis died in NZ terror attack
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AL needs to remain in power for 5 more years

AL needs to remain in power for 5 more years
Seeking vote for her party in the coming election, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the Awami League (AL) should stay in power at least for five more years so that none can upset the country’s current pace of progress. Hasina, also the president of Awami League, said this while presiding over a discussion arranged by Bangladesh Awami League at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) marking the Victory Day 2018. Sheikh Hasina said her party has prepared an economic plan to reduce poverty by 5/6 percent more before celebrating ‘Mujib Year’ marking the birth centenary of Bangabandhu in 2020 and golden jubilee of independence in 2021. Without naming anybody, the prime minister said deviation from truth, ideology…

Khaleda’s no confidence plea hearing today

Khaleda’s no confidence plea hearing today

A High Court bench will today hear a petition filed by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia expressing “no confidence” on the bench. The bench was assigned by the Chief Justice for final disposal of three writ petitions by the BNP chief regarding the cancellation of her nomination papers. The single…
11 candidates of Barishal will bear expenses from own funds

11 candidates of Barishal will bear expenses from own funds

Only 11 out of 38 candidates contesting from six constituencies of Barishal district have said in their halofnama (self-declaration) that they will bear their electoral expenses from own sources of income, like business, teaching, savings. The other 27 will take loans, donations and use funds gifted…
Rule-book resuscitates Paris climate treaty

Rule-book resuscitates Paris climate treaty

At one point, the Paris Climate agreement, signed in 2015, seemed to be dead in the water with several top nations refusing to sign a clear document, chalking out measures to bring down emissions. However, recently, 200 nations have signed a rule book under which respective nations will reportedly make…
Declaration of Independence by Bangabandhu: The historical facts

Declaration of Independence by Bangabandhu: The historical facts

Four decades and seven years ago on the 16th December 1971 we achieved our glorious victory and got ourselves liberated from the domination of Pakistan, to give birth to a new Bengali Nation called Bangladesh. It looks apparent that officially Pakistani junta surrendered to the joint command of Bengali…
FDI flow from Germany to increase

FDI flow from Germany to increase

Bangladesh expects increased foreign direct investment (FDI) from Germany as the bilateral relationship between the two countries is more extensive than ever, says the Bangladesh envoy in Berlin. "With the rapid development of infrastructure in recent years, development of SEZs and Hi-Tech Parks,…
N Korea warns on US sanctions

N Korea warns on US sanctions

Nuclear-armed North Korea condemned the United States over its latest sanctions measures, warning Washington's approach could "block the path to denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula forever". After a rapid diplomatic rapprochement this year that culminated in the Singapore summit in…
Jaya Ahsan attends special screening of ‘Debi’ in USA

Jaya Ahsan attends special screening of ‘Debi’ in USA

Crossing the boundary of the country, ‘Debi’, the first ever film produced by popular actress-turned-producer Jaya Ahsan, is currently being screened in the theatres of different states in the United States of America (USA). As a part of the film’s promotion, Jaya attended a special…
Players’ over-confidence to blame
for Tigers’ defeat: McKeinze

Players’ over-confidence to blame for Tigers’ defeat: McKeinze

Bangladesh batting consultant Neil McKenzie blamed the players’ over-confidence behind the loss, stating that they have lost their experienced players in quick succession what they could not manage to fill up. McKenzie also said that sometimes players should play attacking in response to attacking…
Latif Siddique announces fast unto death

Latif Siddique announces fast unto death

Ex-minister and high-profile expelled AL leader Abdul Latif Siddique, standing as an Independent candidate from Tangail-4 (Kalihati), continued his sit-in demonstration in front of the office of the Returning Officer, Tangail, and DC Shahidul Islam for the second day, braving cold and rain.  He…
Foreigners’ entry to Rohingya camps restricted

Foreigners’ entry to Rohingya camps restricted

The authorities concerned have restricted foreigners’ entry into the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, fearing they might radicalise some Rohingya youths in the name of providing humanitarian aid. It has been alleged that a number of foreigners are visiting various Rohingya camps in Cox’s…
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