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Frequent shift in stance ‘confuses’ BNP leaders

Frequent shift in stance 
‘confuses’ BNP leaders
RAFIQUL ISLAM AZAD and ABU JAKIR, Dhaka Frequent changes in the decision to join parliament have left the BNP rank and file confused. Senior leaders, including some standing committee members of the party, are at a loss over as to why the previous decision of not joining Jatiya Sangsad was reviewed at the last moment on Monday, the last day to take oath. The unwillingness of party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir to take oath compounded the confusion. Fakhrul’s parliamentary seat was finally declared vacant yesterday evening as the BNP secretary general neither took oath nor had he sought time. A senior party leader, however, said that the decision to allow five party lawmakers-elect was strategic. Even Fakhrul's decision…

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Law enforcers on alert
Law enforcers on alert
Law enforcers are looking into the possible connection of ISIS behind the explosion of a cocktail bomb…

Thieves steal ‘Tk 43 lakh’ from Ershad’s office

Thieves steal ‘Tk 43 lakh’ from Ershad’s office

Thieves broke into the office of former military strongman HM Ershad early yesterday and stole around Tk 43 lakh in cash, said party officials. "The money was for paying salaries of office staff," said Faisal Chisti, a presidium member of Jatiya Party. Thieves broke the locker at Ershad's…
Concern over rise in cyber frauds

Concern over rise in cyber frauds

Forgery syndicates are active on social media and laying traps with the aid of for vulnerable people across the country. Even students of Rajshahi University (RU) are often caught in their net. Members of syndicates often say to unsuspecting people that consignment boxes have arrived from foreign countries…
BNP’s entry to parliament positive

BNP’s entry to parliament positive

For any democracy to thrive, a government in parliament must have an active and vocal opposition and BNP’s decision to allow its elected members to take oath at the 11th National Elections promises a proper democratic operation. Following the parliamentary election, the BNP and allies had boycotted…
His master’s voice

His master’s voice

As long as “creative shadow” or “strikingly rhetorical argument” will be denounced in a research work from the field of Social Sciences and Humanities, researchers through their research works will only benefit other researchers for their research works, without any real social…
HC seeks progress report on forming high-profile commission

HC seeks progress report on forming high-profile commission

The High Court yesterday directed the government to submit a report before it within 15 days over the progress of its previous order that asked authorities concerned to prepare a list of loan defaulters and money launderers of the last 20 years. It also wanted to know from the government over the progress…
INDIA GENERAL ELECTION

INDIA GENERAL ELECTION

Govt asks Gandhi to respond to row over citizenship   SC seeks EC response on MCC violations by  Modi, Amit India’s government yesterday asked opposition leader Rahul Gandhi to respond to claims that he is a British citizen as the country’s fiercely contested election battle took…
BNSS celebrates 
Int’l Dance Day

BNSS celebrates Int’l Dance Day

Keeping up with the trends, like the previous years, Bangladesh Nritya Shilpi Shangstha (BNSS) celebrated the International Dance Day on Monday. Celebrating the occasion, BNSS, in association with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), organised a weeklong event on the premises of BSA in Segun Bagicha…
Shakib clears the air

Shakib clears the air

Shakib Al Hasan was informed from Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) after his arrival in Dhaka from India that there is a photo-session of the World Cup bound Bangladesh team at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur.   But Shakib left the BCB office after finishing his official works…
Diarrhoea claims 3 
children in a week

Diarrhoea claims 3 children in a week

Three diarrhea affected children were killed and many others admitted to the Noakhali General Hospital in the last week. The deceased were Rahan, a six-month-old child, Shilpi, one year old, and Rima, a five day infant. The doctors said sudden change in the weather pattern; burning sun, excessive sweating…
Construction workers’ safety still a far cry

Construction workers’ safety still a far cry

Little groups of men squat on the pavements of Dhaka every day. They wait for a truck to pick them up and bring them to a construction site. The expressions on their faces are weary and resigned. May Day does not carry any significance for them. Workers in the Dhaka engage in construction of buildings…
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