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BNP polling agents kicked out, alleges Ariful

Photo: BNP mayoral candidate Ariful Haque Chowdhury alleged that his agents have been kicked out from two polling centres. Sylhet Office : BNP mayoral candidate Ariful Haque Chowdhury alleged that his agents have been kicked out from two polling centres. He came up with the allegation after visiting Chandu Shah Centre around 9:45 am. The two polling centres are- Chandu ...

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18 Shibir men held in Chattogram

Chattogram, Jul 30 : Police arrested 18 leaders and activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir from a madrasah in Chandanpura area under Chawkbazar thana on Sunday night on charge of sabotage. Acting on secret information that a group of Shibir men was holding a meeting, a team of police raided Darul Ulum Madrasah and arrested them around 11:30pm, said Abul Kalam, ...

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Voting underway in Rajshahi, Barishal, Sylhet cities

Photo: People stand in queue for casting vote in Sylhet city corporation election at a center on Monday. Dhaka, Jul 30 : Voting in the elections to Rajshahi, Barishal and Sylhet city corporations is underway on Monday. The balloting that started at 8:00am will continue till 4:00 pm without any break. The city elections are the last major polls before ...

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Nawaz Sharif seriously ill, may be shifted to hospital

Incarcerated former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a 10-year jail term after being convicted for owning assets beyond income in the Avenfield reference, may be shifted from Adiala Jail to Islamabad’s Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) after developing serious cardiac complications, well-placed sources in the jail told DawnNewsTV on Sunday.   Earlier today, Dr Naeem Malik, head ...

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EC taking final prep for Sylhet city polls

Photo: Delivery of ballot boxes, ballot papers, permanent ink and other necessary equipment at the 134 centres in Sylhet City Corporation begins on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Sylhet Office : Preparations for holding the Sylhet City Corporation election tomorrow are nearly complete. The Election Commission has begun sending ballot boxes, ballot papers, permanent ink and other necessary equipment at the 134 ...

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Mahmudur gets 6 months bail in defamation case

Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman. File photo Dhaka, July 29 : The High Court on Sunday granted a 6-month bail to Amar  Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman in a defamation case filed against him for making derogatory remarks about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Tulip Siddiq. An HC bench of Justice AKM Asaduzzaman and Justice SM ...

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Polls in Rajshahi, Barishal, Sylhet cities Monday

The voting in three city corporations – Rajshahi, Barishal and Sylhet- will begin at 8 am on Monday and continue till 4 pm without any break.   The Election Commission (EC) has taken all-out preparations to hold the polls in the three city corporations in a free, fair and transparent manner.  The EC has already sent the ballot papers, ballot boxes ...

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali to launch Poonam Dhillon’s son Anmol Thakeria

Another star-kid is set to debut in Bollywood. The son of Bollywood actor Poonam Dhillon and producer Ashok Thakeria, Anmol, is going to be launched by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Earlier, Shahid Kapoor was supposed to be the lead actor of the project, but it went to Anmol once Shahid turned down the offer. Poonam confirmed the news in a conversation ...

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Kangana Ranaut is ready to join politics

Kangana Ranaut is not one to simply stick with one job. The actor, who will soon begin directing her own films, is not averse to becoming a politician either. She was recently seen walking the ramp at the launch of Platinum Vogue in Mumbai as the showstopper and after the event, she was asked about her political ambitions by the ...

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