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182 injured in 10 districts as pre-election violence escalates

Photo: Attacked BNP office in Naokhali on Sunday, Dec 14, 2018. Dhaka, Dec 16 : At least 182 people were injured in pre-election violence in Chattogram, Narsingdi, Bhola, Tangail, Chandpur, Bagerhat, Naokhali, Natore, Rangamati and Faridpur districts on Sunday. In Chattogram, BNP contestant for Chattogram-10 constituency Abdullah Al Noman and his followers came under attack allegedly by Jubo League men ...

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20-party candidate held in Satkhira

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami leader Gazi Nazrul Islam. Photo: Collected Satkhira, Dec 16 : Police arrested Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami leader Gazi Nazrul Islam, who is contesting the upcoming general election from Satkhira-4 constituency with the ‘Sheaf of Paddy’, and two other party leaders in Shyampur upazila on Sunday afternoon. Officer-in-charge of Shyampur Police Station Abul Kalam Azad said they picked up Nazrul from ...

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Dr Kamal skeptical about fair polls

Photo: Dr Kamal Hossain speaks at a press conference at the Oikyafront’s Purana Paltan office on Sunday, Dec 16, 2018. Dhaka, Dec 16 : In the wake of ‘attacks’ on the Jatiya Oikyafront candidates in many places and the arrest of its leaders and activists, alliance chief Dr Kamal Hossain on Sunday feared whether the government will allow a credible ...

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BCL men clash with cops during Victory Day prog in Meherpur; 4 held

Photo: Law enforcers arrest four BCL men including district BCL president Abdus Salam Badhon at the District Stadium in Meherpur on Sunday, Dec 16, 2018. Meherpur, Dec 16 : Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists clashed with police during a Victory Day programme at the District Stadium on Sunday, leaving three policemen injured. Law enforcers arrested four BCL men over the ...

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Bangladesh HC in Delhi celebrates 48th Victory Day

The Bangladesh High Commission in India celebrates the 48th Victory Day on Sunday, December 16, 2018. Photo: Courtesy The Bangladesh High Commission in India celebrated the 48th Victory Day on Sunday, paying homage to Liberation War martyrs and the nation’s founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The mission gratefully recalled the support India had extended during Bangladesh’s struggle for freedom ...

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AL trying to turn election into farce: BNP

Photo: BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir talks to reporters after placing wreaths at the National Mausoleum in Savar on Sunday, December 16, 2018. Savar, Dec 16 : BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday alleged that the ruling party is trying to turn the national election into a farce through its repressive acts in the month ...

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Jatiya Press Club election Tuesday

Dhaka, Dec 16 : The election to the Jatiya Press Club managing committee will be held on Tuesday (Dec 18). The voting to elect the new managing committee of the club for the 2018-19 tenure will begin at 9:00 am and continue till 5:00 pm without any break, said a press release on Sunday, signed by its general secretary Farida ...

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Bangladesh Victory Day observed in Japan

Photo: The 48th Victory Day of Bangladesh observes in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, December 16, 2018. Dhaka, Dec 16 : The 48th glorious Victory Day of Bangladesh was observed in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday with due respect and festivity. Different activities were organised by the Embassy of Bangladesh in Japan, said a press release. The day’s program began with hoisting ...

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Nation celebrating 48th Victory Day

The day begins with the paying of deep homage to the martyrs at the National Memorial at Savar on Sunday, December 16, 2018. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Dec 16 : The 48th Victory Day of Bangladesh is being celebrated across the country on Sunday. The day begun with the paying of deep homage to the martyrs who laid down their lives ...

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President, PM pay homage to Liberation War martyrs

Photo: President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pay tributes to the martyrs of the Liberation War on Sunday, December 16, 2018. Dhaka, Dec 16 : President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Liberation War by placing wreaths at the National Memorial in Savar with the rise of ...

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