Thursday 13 December 2018 ,
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  • EC to sit Thursday for finalising security measures for polls
  • Fakhrul urges party men to avoid provocations
  • Hasina launches polls campaign
  • BNP slams CEC for its ‘helplessness’
  • EC feels embarrassed over election violence: CEC
  • Afroza Abba’s campaign convoy ‘attacked twice’ in city
  • BNP leader Dulu held in city
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BNP leaders lodge complaints with EC
Metro
9.50kg gunpowder seized in Chapainawabganj Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive seized around 9.50kg of gunpowder from bordering Kukripara area in Shibganj upazila on Wednesday afternoon.…
4 hunters jailed, 18 migratory birds rescued in Sunamganj A mobile court here on Wednesday awarded six months’ imprisonment to six people for hunting migratory birds in the Tanguar haor, a sanctuary, in…
  • 2 children die falling in water tank in city
  • BNP leaders lodge complaints with EC
  • Cotton mill catches fire in Habiganj
  • Bangladesh
    US remains ‘focused to improve situation in Myanmar for Rohingyas’ The United States has said their efforts remain focused on steps that will improve the situation for Rohingyas and all people in Myanmar and as well as promote accountability for those who were responsible for atrocities. "That's something we're continuing to focus on," said Deputy…
    Improve skills through practice, President to BAF officers President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday urged the newly commissioned officers of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) to remain active to improve their professional skills through practice and utilising the lessons they received from training. Hamid was addressing the Winter President Parade of Flight Cadet Course…
  • JSC, JDC results on Dec 24
  • EC feels embarrassed over election violence: CEC
  • Politics
    BNP demands immediate army deployment BNP on Wednesday demanded immediate army deployment to prevent pre-election violence and ensure proper election atmosphere across the country. "Being alienated from people for their misrule, the ruling party cadres are carrying out violence all over the country in a planned way. The fascist regime…
    Fakhrul urges party men to avoid provocations In the wake of some pre-election violence, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday urged their party leaders and activists to carry out electioneering peacefully instead of responding to any provocative acts by their opponents. "Awami miscreants will try to create trouble…
  • EC, police, admin under govt's control: Moudud
  • Awami League to win by huge margin: EIU
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    Do you think that the restriction on using licenced firearms until December 30 by home ministry will have any positive impacts on the upcoming national polls?
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    • Kuala Lumpur : This picture taken on December 5, 2018 shows a hanging restaurant inspired by Santa Claus travelling on a sleigh with reindeers for a Christmas season promotion that takes customers with a view of Kuala Lumpur skyline. AFP PHOTO
    • Beirut : Fireworks light the sky as a Christmas is lit in Lebanon's capital Beirut on December 3, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • United Arab Emirates : Falcons are seen standing on their perches before being released while on a hunting trip by Al-Marzoom Hunting Association at Al-Marzoom Falconry Reserve, about 100 kilometres southwest of Abu Dhabi, on December 8, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Hong Kong : A man reads a newspaper with horse racing information during a fireworks display at the closing ceremony of the Hong Kong International Races at the Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong on December 9, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Thailand : People ride their bicycles as they take part in the nationwide Bike Un Ai Rak cycling event in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat on December 9, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A man walks past a Christmas tree at a Christmas market in the Jardin des Tuilleries (Tuilleries Garden), in Paris on December 6, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • India : This handout photo released by Raindrop Media on December 1, 2018, shows Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra (R) and American singer Nick Jonas during their wedding celebration at Umaid Bhawan palace in Jodhpur. AFP PHOTO
    • Palestinian : Palestinian Christians watch as fireworks light the sky to mark the lighting of a Christmas tree at the Manger Square near the Church of the Nativity, revered as the site of Jesus Christ's birth, in the biblical West Bank town of Bethlehem on December 1, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A ferris wheel is illuminated as the sun sets over the French Riviera city of Nice, southeastern France, on December 2, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Kuwait City : This picture shows a Tawny owl displayed at an education facility in Kuwait city on December 1, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    A street vendor sells campaign materials near Awami League's central office on Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital yesterday ahead of 11th national
parliamentary election, which is scheduled to be held on December 30. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A street vendor sells campaign materials near Awami League's central office on Bangabandhu…
    This recent photo shows some patients lying on the floor of Noakhali General Hospital that sees overcrowding of
patients amid increase in cold-affected people during the last several days. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows some patients lying on the floor of Noakhali General Hospital that…
    Workers seen busy cleaning the Martyred Intellectuals' Memorial in the capital’s Rayer Bazar area yesterday, ahead of the Martyred Intellectuals Day
on December 14. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Workers seen busy cleaning the Martyred Intellectuals' Memorial in the capital’s Rayer Bazar…
    Customers try on jackets on a street in the capital’s Gulistan area, a popular destination for such low-priced warm clothes, yesterday as the mercury
is dipping gradually across the country. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Customers try on jackets on a street in the capital’s Gulistan area, a popular destination…
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    Govt provides ICT training for 113,308 people
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