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78 upazilas go to polls today

78 upazilas go to
polls today
The Election Commission (EC) is all set to hold elections in 78 upazila parishads (UPs) today in the first phase of local body polls. The EC had earlier announced the election schedule for 87 upazilas in the first phase. However, it later suspended polls to six upazilas over legal issues while the chairmen and vice chairmen to some other upazilas were elected unopposed. A total of 1.42 crore voters are expected to cast their votes. There are 207 aspirants for the chairman’s posts and 386 candidates are vying to for the vice chairman’s posts, including 289 contestants for the vice chairman’s posts reserved for women. The upazila elections today are going to be held under party banners for the first time. So far, 15 chairman…

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Create mass awareness to end violence against women: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday put emphasis on creating mass awareness in society to eliminate discriminations and violence against women saying that only enacting laws is not enough to get this done. "All have to remember one thing: enacting laws only won't help stop violence and disparities…

Fire at city market doused

A fire that broke out at 'Anarkali Supar Market' in the city's Mouchak area yesterday afternoon was brought under control after 30 minutes of frantic effort. The fire originated on the third floor of five-storey building around 5:20pm, said Kazi Najum Uzzaman, Deputy Director of Fire Service…
No restraint in sale of unhealthy food

No restraint in sale of unhealthy food

Rajshahi University (RU) authorities, in association with the consumers' rights protection, have been continuing its drive against unhealthy food being sold on campus. But shop owners are still serving such food at  different points of the campus to students and teachers. Unhealthy food, prepared…
One-stop centre for 
government services

One-stop centre for government services

It is heartening to note that to bring all digital services provided by the government on one platform, the government has decided to implement the "Eksheba-Sarkar" information infrastructure by 2021. This unified platform will provide around 2,000 digital services and a user would be able…
Rafale: The new Bofors?

Rafale: The new Bofors?

Politically, if Pulwama is godsent for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then the Rafale fighter jets have provided enough ammunition for the Opposition, mainly the Congress, to beat the BJP with: except between the two, it is Pulwama and Modi who seem all set to score.  The Pulwama attack by Pakistan…
LPG to soon become drivers’ delight

LPG to soon become drivers’ delight

As fuel of motorized vehicles, the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Bangladesh is yet to attain popularity at the mass level, but the path to establish LPG as a major alternative fuel is already laid out.  Also referred to as butane and propane gas or ‘autogas’ in motoring circles…
‘Never-ending’ numbers in last IS scrap shock US-backed fighters

‘Never-ending’ numbers in last IS scrap shock US-backed fighters

US-backed fighters have been hoping for weeks that the final day has come for the Islamic State group’s “caliphate”, but its last tiny sliver of land just won’t seem to empty. Tens of thousands of dust-covered women, children and men have streamed out of the ragged tent encampment…
38th Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan concludes today

38th Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan concludes today

The three-day Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan, organised by Jatiya Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan Parishad, will conclude today on the premises of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. Earlier on Friday morning, noted educationist and litterateur Professor Muhammed Zafar Iqbal inaugurated…
Injuries won’t mar Tigers’
WC campaign: Bashar

Injuries won’t mar Tigers’ WC campaign: Bashar

The concern they have for the players’ injuries will not remain ahead of the looming ICC Cricket World Cup-2019, said Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) selector Habibul Bashar Sumon. He also said that the steps are being taken and their plan has been decorated in that way so that players’ injury…
Women empowerment vital to food security: Australian envoy

Women empowerment vital to food security: Australian envoy

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Julia Niblett has said empowerment of women is very important to achieve food security and improve nutrition of people in Bangladesh. She said this while visiting farm activities of female farmers adopting conservation agriculture for sustainable intensification…
BAF to strengthen helicopter simulator training institute

BAF to strengthen helicopter simulator training institute

As part of strengthening the activities of the Bangladesh Air Force (BAF), the force is going to fortify the Helicopter Simulator Training Institute by creating 44 posts in different categories, government sources have said. The Public Administration Ministry has given approval to create the posts.…
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