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  • BNP’s demand for polls deferment unrealistic: Quader
  • Keep aside 33 pc nominations for women: Leaders
  • BNP submits another list of 1,002 ‘fictitious cases’ to PMO
  • AL to interview its nomination seekers Wednesday
  • No way to defer election date further: CEC
  • Oikyafront to meet EC Wednesday seeking polls deferment
  • Technocrat ministers’ resignation to ‘take effect once PM accepts’
  • New election date aimed at keeping foreign observers at bay: BNP
  • Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar
Major parties bring Dhaka to a standstill

Major parties bring Dhaka to a standstill

Dhaka has almost come to a standstill in the last one week thanks to the show of strength by the two main political parties. The occasion was selling…

5 sentenced to death for triple murder in Cumilla

A court here yesterday sentenced five people to death in a case over slaughtering three people, including a minor boy, in Laksam upazila of the district in 2007. The condemned convicts - Abdur Rahman, 25, son of Abdul Kader of Shriang area in Laksam, Md Shahidullah Shahid, 27, son of Yakub Ali, Faruk…

Ensure public security during poll, say speakers

Speakers at a seminar yesterday urged all concerned, including the government, to ensure public security during the forthcoming national election. They made the call while addressing the seminar titled 'Upcoming Election and Public Security' arranged by Jago Bangla Foundation (JBF) at the Jatiya…

Call for updating workforce with need-based skills

Speakers at a function in the city yesterday suggested exploring the potential job markets globally and update the country’s huge workforce with need-based skills as the developed world is gradually shifting towards full automation. They came up with the suggestion at a reception accorded to Chief…

Number of Bangladeshi students in US up by 4.9pc in 2018

The number of students from Bangladesh in the United States increased by 4.9 per cent during the last school year, beating the international average increase of 1.5 per cent. A total of 7,496 students have been admitted to different educational institutions in the US, according to 2018 Open Doors Report…

Call to protect ethnic minority rights

Speakers at a workshop here yesterday said adequate support from mainstream people is very important for protection of rights of the ethnic minority people. Human rights movement will not succeed unless fundamental needs of the poor and ethnic groups are addressed first. Ensuring legitimate rights to…

900 mobile phone sets of Tk 3.70cr seized

Customs intelligence personnel on Tuesday seized 900 pieces of cloud mobile phone sets worth about Taka 3.70 crore from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the city. “We seized two bags containing 900 pieces of cloud mobile phone sets from Air Freight area of the airport around on Tuesday,”…

Admission test of business unit Nov 16

The undergraduate admission test of the business unit of Dhaka University (DU) affiliated seven colleges for 2018-19 academic session will be held on November 16. The one-hour test will be held at seven centres in the capital at 10am on Friday, said a DU press release. The examination centres are Government…

Tk 2,080cr uplift project being implemented

Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) is going to implement a mega project at an estimated cost of Tk 2,080.40 crore for overall rural infrastructure development in the region. LGED’s Additional Chief Engineer Abdul Maleque Sarker here yesterday said the ‘Rajshahi Division Rural…

‘Give priority to water, sanitation in manifestos’

WASH sector advocators made an appeal to the political parties contesting the upcoming parliamentary election to prioritise water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in their election manifestos to improve the lives and wellbeing of all citizens. They –WaterAid, UNICEF, BRAC, World Vision, Water.org,…

Campus Corner

IU official, employee suspended over bribe scam UNB, Islamic University The authorities of the Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia have suspended one of its officials and an employee temporarily for their alleged involvement with taking bribe from a job seeker. The decision was made at an emergency meeting…

News in Brief

Man falls to death while trying to avoid arrest UNB, Sylhet A man died falling off a rooftop of a building while being chased by police at Mejortila in Shah Paran area of the city early yesterday. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Abdullah, 33, a listed criminal and accused in a drug-related case…
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