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Changes in top army positions

The government yesterday appointed a new chief of general staff (CGS) and brought changes in some other key positions in Bangladesh Army. The Directorate General of Forces Intelligence (DGFI) got a new director general as well. Maj Gen Md Nazimuddin, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 55 Infantry Division and Jessore area commander, has been made […]

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday said election will be held in due time without waiting for anyone. “The government has no plan to send Khaleda Zia to jail. It’s the court’s jurisdiction whether it’ll jail her if it finds her guilty or it will acquit her. “The constitution and election will not […]

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A suicide bomber attacked a crowded Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 72 people and wounding dozens more in the deadliest of a wave of bombings across the South Asian nation this week. Islamic State, the Middle East-based militant group which has a small but increasingly prominent presence in Pakistan, claimed […]

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পদ্মা সেতু নিয়ে ইউনূসকে জড়িয়ে অভিযোগ মিথ্যা’ ঢাকাটাইমস ডেস্ক | আপডেট : ১৬ ফেব্রুয়ারি ২০১৭, ২৩:১৩ | প্রকাশিত : ১৬ ফেব্রুয়ারি ২০১৭, ২৩:০৫   পদ্মা সেতু প্রকল্প নিয়ে নোবেলজয়ী অধ্যাপক ড. মুহাম্মদ ইউনূসকে জড়িয়ে সরকারি দলের পক্ষ থেকে যে অভিযোগ করা হয়েছে তা ভিত্তিহীন দাবি করেছে ইউনূস সেন্টার। কর ফাঁকির জন্য ড. ইউনূসের বিরুদ্ধে জরিমানা ধার্য করা এবং বিদেশে অর্থ পাঠানোসংক্রান্ত খবরেরও […]

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10th Parliament Election and Lesson learnt Kazi Rokibuddin Ahmed, outgoing CEC Sakhawat Hussain Elections are considered to be the building block of democracy. If that building block is weak, then the entire system remains fragile. Therefore election has to be legitimate. Legitimacy in any election is subject to a few conditions in which the process […]

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ELECTION COMMISSION BANGLADESH (ECB) 2017-2022 K.M. Nurul Huda, the new CEC EXCHANGE OF OPINION WITH SEARCH COMMITTEE ON SELECTION OF CEC AND OTHER EC FOR ELECTION COMMISSION BANGLADESH (ECB) 2017-2022 Sakhawat Hussain At last after grueling months of efforts starting from President’s dialogue with 31 political parties of Bangladesh and subsequent setting of six members […]

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Myanmar Says Ex-Army Officer Ordered Prominent Lawyer’s Murder By WAI MOEFEB. 15, 2017 The funeral last month in Yangon, Myanmar, for U Ko Ni, a well-known human rights lawyer, who was fatally shot at the Yangon International Airport on Jan. 29. Credit Nyein Chan Naing/European Pressphoto Agency CHIANG MAI, Thailand — A former military officer […]

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