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Upazila parishad election under 18 districts will be held Monday

5th March, 2017     Election to 18 upazila parishads under different districts will be held on Monday with the battle of ballot expected to take place mainly between the ruling Awami League and BNP candidates.   The Election Commission (EC) has taken all preparations for peacefully holding the local government polls.   Casting of votes will begin at 8:00am ...

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Trump urged to back up claims his phones were tapped by Obama

5th March, 2017   US President Donald Trump has been urged to provide evidence to back his allegation that his predecessor, Barack Obama, ordered his phones to be tapped during the election campaign.   Republican Senator Ben Sasse said Mr Trump’s comments were “serious” and he should explain the alleged wire-tapping and how he came to know about it. The Republican ...

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Bangladesh becomes model for women empowerment: Chumki

 5th March, 2017   State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroj Chumki on Sunday said Bangladesh has become a model for women empowerment. “The country has achieved a significant progress in the field of women empowerment as they are advancing equally like their male counterparts,” she told a human chain held in front of the Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka. Department of ...

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Prime Minister Hasina flies to Jakarta Monday to join IORA Summit

5th March, 2017   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka for Jakarta on Monday (tomorrow) on a three-day official visit to Indonesia to attend the Leaders’ Summit in Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA). The IORA is an international organisation consisting of 21 coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean. During the visit, Sheikh Hasina ...

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Khadiza murder attempt verdict on Wednesday

5th March, 2017   A Sylhet court on Sunday has fixed March 8 for delivering the verdict in a case filed for attacking college student Khadiza Begum Nargis in 2016. Metropolitan Session Judge Akbar Hossain Mridha fixed the date after completing the hearing arguments between prosecution and defense. Last year on October 3, Khadiza Begum Nargis, a student of Sylhet ...

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