Tuesday 13 November 2018 ,
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  • AL to interview its nomination seekers Wednesday
  • EC announces new polls schedule; election on December 30
  • 20-party to contest polls with BNP’s symbol
  • BNP leaders holding meeting with Khaleda in jail
  • Oikyafront to join 11th parliamentary polls: Dr Kamal
  • BNP starts selling nomination forms
  • BNP threatens to review its election joining decision
Cheating on with sitting-service

Cheating on with sitting-service

The suffering of city commuters continues unabated, as they are still facing multiple problems, including erratic fare, despite a massive students’…

Sweltering heat sizzles August

The day started bright and clear with sparkling sunlight bringing the first signs of autumn in the capital, raising prospects of a fine day yesterday. But hopes soon fizzled out as the day progressed with a blazing sun almost making it feel like it was burning the skin. What was happening to the weather…

259 killed during Eid holidays

Student-led protests for safe drive seem to have made hardly any impact as 259 people were killed during this year’s Eid-ul-Adha holidays. The Bangladesh Passenger Welfare Association (BPWA), which keeps track of road accidents, yesterday said at least 259 people were killed and 960 injured in…

BNP rejects EC’s decision to use EVMs in next polls

BNP yesterday turned down the Election Commission's (EC's) decision to use electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the national elections, saying such machines can easily be manipulated, reports UNB. "The Election Commission in which we've no confidence will control the EVMs. We reject…

Quader digs at BNP for its anti-EVM campaign

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday said BNP is opposing the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in polls as it cannot bring the allegations of vote rigging and centre capturing after its defeat in the upcoming election, reports UNB. "EMV is a modern voting system. We support…

Five ‘JMB men’ held with arms, ammo

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested five suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) along with arms and ammunition from Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj districts early yesterday, reports UNB. The arrestees were identified as Aminul Islam, 32, son…
Trump threatens to pull US out of World Trade Organisation

Trump threatens to pull US out of World Trade Organisation

President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw the US from the World Trade Organisation (WTO), claiming it treats his country unfairly, reports BBC…

Japan eyes record defence budget amid N Korea, China threats

TOKYO: Japan’s defence ministry yesterday made its biggest-ever budget request, seeking better missile defence and bolstered air power amid ongoing threats from North Korea and China, reports AFP. The ministry wants 5.298 trillion yen ($47 billion) for the next fiscal year from April, the seventh…
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