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EC starts receiving appeals from aggrieved nomination aspirants

Photo: Imran H Sarkar talks to reporter after filing his appeal against cancellation of nomination papers on Monday, 3 Dec, 2018. Dhaka, Dec 3 : The Election Commission (EC) on Monday started receiving applications from those whose nomination papers were rejected by returning officers during scrutiny. In the morning, a good number of aggrieved candidates and their supporters were seen ...

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EC doesn’t want to hold any questionable election: Mahbub

Photo: Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar speaking at the inaugural progrmme of a training workshop of government officials  at the Nirbachan Bhaban on Monday. Dhaka, Dec 3 : Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar on Monday said the Election Commission doesn’t want to hold such an election which can raise question among people. “We don’t  want to make ourselves questionable through holding a ...

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Moshiur Rahman Ranga new JaPa secretary general

Dhaka, Dec 3 : Jatiya Party Chairman H M Ershad on Monday made party presidium member Moshiur Rahman Ranga its secretary general removing Ruhul Amin Hawlader from the post. Ershad took the decision as  per section 20/1/A of the Jatiya Party constitution and it will come into effect immediately. Ranga, also the state minister of the Ministry of Local Government, ...

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Bangladesh seeks UAE investment in infrastructure, energy, tourism

Dhaka, Dec 3 : Bangladesh has invited the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and its entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh, particularly in the fields of infrastructure, power, energy, tourism and hospitality. “We consider investment from the UAE to our country as a priority,” said Law Minister Anisul Huq. He came up with the call recalling Prime Minister Sheikh ...

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No possibility of one-sided election: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday said the government does not want to hold a lopsided election as their Prime Minister is against scoring a goal in an empty field, UNB reports.   “We’ll try so that a level-playing field is not affected in any way. We don’t want to contest the election creating an uneven condition,” said ...

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BGB member held with Yaba tablets in Cox’s Bazar

Photo: Arrested Mohammad Enamul Haque, sepoy of BGB-2 Teknaf battalion. Cox’s Bazar, Dec 3 : Police arrested a member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) along with 2,000 Yaba tablets from a bus at a bus station at Hneela union in Teknaf upazila on Sunday night. The arrestee was identified as Mohammad Enamul Haque, 35, sepoy of BGB-2 Teknaf battalion. Pradip ...

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EC trashes 786 nomination papers; appeal must be by Dec 5

Dhaka, Dec 2 : Returning officers on Sunday cancelled 786 nomination papers, out of total 3,065, submitted by contestants in 300 constituencies to contest the 11th parliamentary elections. According to the factsheet of the Election Commission Secretariat, a total of 2,279 nomination papers were declared valid while 786 invalid during the scrutiny by 66 returning officers across the country. However, ...

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Miss World 2018: Oishi wins her group, into Top 20

Jannatul Ferdous Oishi. Photo: Collected Dhaka, Dec 2 : A Bangladeshi girl, Jannatul Ferdous Oishi, has been included in the list of best beauties for the 68th edition of the ‘Miss World’ competition. Hailing from Pirojpur district, Jannatul Ferdous Oishi has moved into the top 20 list from different countries of the world. Recently proclaimed Miss Bangladesh, Oishi is representing ...

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JS polls: Nomination papers of at least 15 persons cancelled

The nomination papers of at least 15 persons, mostly oliticians including BNP Chairperson Khalda Zia, Krishak Sramik Janata League (KSJL) President Abdul Kader Siddiqui Bir Uttam, BNP leader Amanullah Aman and Golam Maula Rony have been cancelled.   Their nomination papers were cancelled on Sunday as the Election Commission fixed today (December 2) for scrutiny of the documents.  The Election ...

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EC also to monitor social media to check propaganda: EC Secy

Photo: EC holds a meeting with BTRC, CID, Rab and other law enforcement agencies at Nirbachan Bhaban on Sunday. Dhaka, Dec 2 : Alongside different government agencies, the Election Commission will also monitor the social media to check fake news and propaganda ahead of the 11th parliamentary elections, said EC Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed on Sunday. He said this while ...

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