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AL to announce party nominees in ‘4 days’

AL to announce party nominees in ‘4 days’
The Awami League (AL) is likely to announce names of its candidates for the general election within three to four days, while the BNP will start interviewing its ticket aspirants on Sunday. The BNP has sold over 4,112 nomination forms among the aspirants in the last four days. The selling of forms ended yesterday (Friday). The AL will announce the names of 300 candidates for the 300 parliamentary seats. Later, it will hold discussions with its alliance partners and may sacrifice 70-80 seats for them, insiders said. Over 4,000 AL leaders have collected nomination forms for contesting the December 30 elections. So, obviously the AL has a tough job on its hands. It will have to hold seat-sharing talks with its alliance partners and vacate some…

Bangladesh bolsters image by 
calling off process, say experts

Bangladesh bolsters image by calling off process, say experts

Experts on international relations say Bangladesh has bolstered its image before the international community by not repatriating Rohingya refugees “against their will”. On Thursday, Bangladeshi authorities called off the scheduled repatriation process of some Rohingya refugees as they declined…
51 ex-RU students collect AL nomination forms

51 ex-RU students collect AL nomination forms

Around 51 former students and leaders have collected nomination papers from the Awami League (AL) to contest the upcoming general election, scheduled to be held on 30 December.  Most of them collected their nominations till Tuesday.  The AL has started intervewing the aspiring candidates from…
Crucial need of land’s 
balanced fertilisation

Crucial need of land’s balanced fertilisation

Bangladesh’s farmers are not using balanced fertilisation of their land, simply because they are not aware of the vital need of the soil nutrient management. As a result, soil health of the country’s farmland is gradually decreasing. The indiscriminate use of fertilisation for cultivation…
Expanding rail network means expanding economy

Expanding rail network means expanding economy

Communication infrastructure is vital for economic activities and development of the country. Among them, railway communication is one of the best and most important components of communication sector. It is easy, hassle-free, cheap, comfortable, money and time saving journey of people especially for…
Tax fair venue turns festive with weekend crowds

Tax fair venue turns festive with weekend crowds

The Income Tax Fair wore a festive look yesterday as hundreds of taxpayers rushed to its venue here to avail themselves of various tax-related services under one roof without any hassle on the first day of the weekly holiday. Today was the fourth day of the week-long fair as it kicked off on November…
May fights rebellion over Brexit deal

May fights rebellion over Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May battled to salvage a draft Brexit deal and her political future on Thursday, as ministers resigned and members of her own party plotted to oust her. The Conservative leader said she believed with “every fibre of my being” in the Brexit course she had set,…
Dikanda moves Dhaka 
with emotional performance

Dikanda moves Dhaka with emotional performance

Dikanda, a music band of international renown, hailing from Poland introduced the audience with extremely emotional and authentic performance. The high profile polish band performed after the formal inaugural ceremony of Dhaka International Folk Fest on Thursday. Audience were seen enjoying their diversity…
Tigers’ spinners duo steal the show as top order batsmen flop

Tigers’ spinners duo steal the show as top order batsmen flop

Bangladesh finally managed to square the Test series 1-1 with a comprehensive 218-run victory in the second and last Test in Dhaka following their shocking drubbing in the opening Test in Sylhet. The super flop of the Bangladesh top-order along with ascendancy of the spinners was the highlight of the…
Baleshawer washes away Pirojpur steamer ghat

Baleshawer washes away Pirojpur steamer ghat

Several houses, shops and a steamer ghat in Mathbaria upazila of Pirojpur district have been washed away by the Baleshawer river in the past few days. The erosion has turned devastating and now threatens the embankments in the upazila’s Masua union. According to locals, continuous erosion by the…
Seven more BNP 
activists remanded

Seven more BNP  activists remanded

A Dhaka court yesterday placed seven BNP leaders, including party executive committee member Nipun Roy Chowdhury, on a five-day remand each in a case filed over Wednesday’s clash between BNP men and law enforcers in Nayapaltan area of the capital. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Satyabrata Sikder…
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