PM Hasina casts vote in Dhaka-10 by-polls

The JS by-elections to Dhaka-10, Gaibandha-3 and Bagerhat-4 constituencies began at 9:00am and it will continue until 5:00pm without any break

AL candidate’s fingerprint, NID number don't match

Ruling Awami League’s candidate in the Dhaka-10 by-polls Shafiul Islam could not cast his vote as neither his fingerprint nor his NID number matched with the server record.

By-polls to three JS seats begin amid coronavirus threat

By-elections to three parliamentary constituencies -- Dhaka-10, Gaibandha-3 and Bagerhat-4 -- begun on Saturday morning amid the threat of novel coronavirus infection in Bangladesh

Putin lays out path to staying in power beyond 2024

Putin said Russia needed evolutionary change, "because we have had enough of revolutions" while suggesting that the country may not yet be ready for a new leader

Bold enough for a bank commission?

It has been eight months since the budget speech, but there is still no sign of any bank commission. There hadn’t been any tangible meeting or discussion in this regard either. Speaking to the media ...

Bangladesh has around 110m voters: CEC

The number of voters in Bangladesh has now increased to nearly 110 million following inclusion of some 7 million new voters, according to the election commission’s final updated electoral roll.

Take measures to control mosquito, PM Hasina to DSCC, DNCC mayors

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked the newly elected mayors and councillors of Dhaka North and South city corporations to take effective measures in advance to control dengue, an Aedes ...

Don't embarrass AL asking about Khaleda’s bail: Quader

Reiterating that the court will decide about the bail of Khaleda Zia, Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said the bail issue of graft-convicted BNP chairperson is totally a ...

Ashraf Ghani secures second term as Afghan president

Ashraf Ghani has secured a second term as president of Afghanistan, according to final results of the 28 September 2019 poll released Tuesday by the country's election commission."The election ...

Political parties without politics

Rashed Khan Menon is a seasoned politician. Only a few years ago he had been in the Awami League government cabinet. He wouldn’t have much to protest against at the time. Now, however, he is vocal ...

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