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Election Manifesto: Oikyafront pledges truth commission

Nagorik Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna, a leader of the Jatiya Oikyafront, reading out the alliance’s 35-point election manifesto at a press conference at a city hotel yesterday. Photo: STar Shakhawat Liton and Rashidul Hasan The Jatiya Oikyafront, if voted to power, will form an all-party truth and reconciliation commission to investigate the extrajudicial killings, […]

Election commissioner Mahabub Talukder speaks at a briefing at his office at Nirbachan Bhaban in the capital on Monday.– New Age photo Election commissioner Mahabub Talukder on Monday said that he did not think anything called level playing field existed and it became a meaningless jargon. At a briefing in the Election Commission headquarters, he […]

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BNP candidates who are in jail include Fazlul Haque Milon of Gazipur-5, Khairul Kabir Khokon of Narshingdi-1, Sultan Salahuddin Tuku of Tanagil-2, Shahadat Hossain of Chattogram-9, Monirul Haque Chowdhury of Cumilla-10, Abu Sayeed Chan of Rajshahi-6 and Gazi Nazrul Islam of Satkhira-4 Less than two weeks before the 11th parliamentary elections, the candidates allied with […]

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West Indies batsmen Keemo Paul (C) and Nicholas Pooran (R) walk off the field as Bangladesh captain Sakib al Hasan (L) looks on at the end of their first Twenty20 international match at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet on Monday. — AFP photo Visiting West Indies handed Bangladesh a perfect Twenty20 lesson when […]

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German ambassador Peter Fahrenholtz Courtesy In an Interview with Dhaka Tribune’s Saqib Sarker, Peter Fahrenholtz, German ambassador to Bangladesh, talks about bilateral relations, democracy, climate change and more. This is the final part of a two-part interview Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries to the impact of climate change, and Germany has invested […]

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The Awami League is rolling out its election manifesto with a focus on inclusion of the youth in leadership after taking Bangladesh onto the ‘development highway’ in 10 years of its rule. Party chief Sheikh Hasina will announce the campaign pledges at a Dhaka hotel on Tuesday, a day after its rival the BNP’s Jatiya […]

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File photo of Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed Dhaka Tribune Of them, 137 business persons will receive their cards in the export category, while 41 cards will be given directors of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) in the trade category The government will award Commercially Important Person (CIP) cards to 178 […]

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Our constitution and the goals of independence Dr Kamal Hossain The Constitution which we adopted on November 4, 1972 and which came into force on December 16, 1972 is unquestionably the outcome of our victory in the Liberation War, won at the cost of countless lives. It bears the signatures of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, […]

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Bangladeshi cricket captain Sakib al Hasan (L) and Bangladesh’s cricket coach Steve Rhodes walk off the stadium after a practice session ahead of the first Twenty-20 match between Bangladesh and West Indies at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet on Sunday. — AFP photo Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes dismissed fear about fresh injury of […]

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The ex-factor in Bangladesh’s politics Supporters of BNP leader Ahsanul Haque Milon, who did not get party ticket for the December 30 election, stage a demonstration in front of the party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office on December 8. Photo: Anisur Rahman Badiuzzaman Bay There is no last word in politics. Politicians are rarely the […]

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  U.S. Congress passes resolution H.Res.1169 to promote free, fair, transparent and credible elections in Bangladesh H. Res. 1169  In the House of Representatives, U. S., December 12, 2018.   Whereas Bangladesh achieved independence in 1971 and established a secular democratic state, which is home to Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Christians, and atheists; Whereas Bangladesh is the […]

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BNP’s Moyeen attacked during campaign in Narsingdi Tribune Desk   December 16th, 2018 Map of Narsingdi district Around 50 people were injured in the attack BNP’s Narsingdi 2 candidate, and former minister of information, Moyeen Khan has been reportedly attacked while campaigning in Pachdona area. Around 50 people were injured in the attack, BNP chairperson’s […]

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