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Major challenges for Awami League, BNP ahead of Rajshahi city polls

Ansar men carries ballot boxes ahead of the Rajshahi City polls on Sunday, July 29,2018Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune BNP claims of threats from Awami League Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has expressed concerns about election engineering and vote rigging in the Rajshahi City Corporation polls despite assurances of a level playing field from the Election Commission. The […]

WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS Recognise the extent and seriousness of human trafficking Many Rohingya women and girls who fled to Bangladesh since August have been subjected to sex trafficking in Bangladesh and India. Photo: AFP Eresh Omar Jamal Every year, thousands of men, women and children fall victim to traffickers in their own […]

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Damage is seen following an earthquake in Lombok, Indonesia, July 29, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. Lalu Onank/Social Media via Reuters PreviousNext A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the popular tourist island of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday killing 14 people and sending villagers fleeing from their beds into open fields to […]

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PreviousNext A group of Chinese businesses has expressed interest in investing around $1.6 billion in the Mirsarai Economic Zone of Chattogram. The Sichuan Silk Road Belt Investment and the Corporation Chamber of Commerce signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority in Dhaka on Sunday. According to the MoU, the Chinese group […]

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Serniabat Sadiq Abdullah The Election Commission on Sunday issued a show-cause notice on Awami League mayoral candidate of Barishal City Corporation election Serniabat Sadiq Abdullah for violating the election code of conduct. Helal Uddin Khan, assistant returning officer of Barisal EC, said the show-cause notice was issued on Sadiq as he held a public rally […]

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