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Army not needed for Rangpur city polls: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda today said that there is no need of army deployment in the forthcoming Rangpur City Corporation polls. “There is a festive mood in the election and it will be free, fair and a credible one,” the CEC told journalists following a meeting with the various law enforcement agencies, local […]

The Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase approved the purchase proposal in a meeting chaired by Finance Minister AMA Muhith. The government is going to import 150,000 more tons of parboiled rice and 50,000 tons of wheat through international tender to meet the food shortage in the country, according to sources. The Cabinet Committee on Public […]

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Central bank investigators have stacked ten specific allegations against Dewan Mujibur Rahman. Photo: NRB Commercial Bank. The central bank has fired NRB Commercial Bank’s top official after it found evidence of corruption and irregularities against him. Dewan Mujibur Rahman, who served as the managing director and CEO, has also been barred from working in any […]

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Prolonged displacement of Rohingya refugees in squalid Bangladeshi camps poses a ‘grave security risk’, conflict analysts ICG warned Thursday, raising the spectre of militants recruiting among the displaced and launching cross-border attacks on Myanmar. Raids by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) on August 25 sparked the vicious Myanmar army response which has forced more […]

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Sakib al Hasan starred with bat and ball to help Dhaka Dynamites secure second place in the first phase of Bangladesh Premier League with a crushing 43-run win over Rangpur Riders in Dhaka on Wednesday. Sakib’s unbeaten 47 off 33 deliveries guided Dhaka to 137-7 before his 2-13 in four overs played a part in […]

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President Donald Trump reversed decades of US policy on Wednesday and recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in defiance of warnings from around the world that the gesture risks creating further unrest in the Middle East. In a speech at the White House, Trump said his administration would begin a process of moving the […]

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