Home » 2018 » December » 26

Farm loan disbursement drops by 9.17pc in Jul-Nov

A file photo shows farmers stacking newly harvested potatoes in Munshiganj. Loan disbursement by banks to farmers dropped by 9.17 per cent or Tk 755.25 crore in the July-November period of this fiscal year compared with that in the same period of the previous fiscal year amid worsening liquidity shortage in the banking sector. — […]

Bashundhara Kings celebrate with their Independence cup trophy after the final in Dhaka on Thursday Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik Bruzon saw the positive aspect of injuries and suspensions that allowed him to test the depth of the squad Pressure was on Oscar Bruzon from the beginning since he joined Bashundhara Kings to guide the most expensive […]

Continue reading …

The Daily Star  December 27, 2018 ‘People expect a lot from the army’ Shakhawat Liton Former Election Commissioner Brigadier General (Retd) M Sakhawat Hossain talks to Shakhawat Liton of The Daily Star about the deployment of army personnel and the role they are expected to play during the election. As you know, members of the armed forces were deployed on December 24 […]

Continue reading …

The Daily Star  December 27, 2018 No end in sight to violence Pabna-4 BNP candidate stabbed, flown to Dhaka; Fakhrul’s wife alleges threats from AL men 953     Stabbed BNP candidate for Pabna-4 Habibur Rahman Habib is being taken to hospital after alleged Awami League men attacked him and his supporters on Alhaj School ground in […]

Continue reading …

বগুড়ায় পুলিশ আতঙ্ক ২৪ ঘণ্টায় অর্ধশতাধিক গ্রেপ্তার মিজানুর রহমান খান, বগুড়া থেকে ২৭ ডিসেম্বর ২০১৮   বগুড়ায় পুলিশ গত ২৪ ঘণ্টায় ৫০ জনের বেশি ব্যক্তিকে গ্রেপ্তারসহ বিএনপির দুজন প্রার্থীর বাড়িতে গভীররাতে ফিল্মি কায়দায় তল্লাশি করেছে। বগুড়া কারাগারে ইতিমধ্যে ধারণ ক্ষমতার চেয়ে তিনগুণের বেশি কয়েদি রয়েছে। বগুড়া পুলিশ প্রশাসনের একটি সূত্র যদিও ২৪ ঘণ্টায় গ্রেপ্তারের সংখ্যা […]

Continue reading …

Fear grips opposition candidates, voters as well Prothom Alo English Desk | Dec 26, 2018        Opposition candidates are concerned and voters doubtful about a fair election, while the minorities are in fear of post-poll violence, following repeated attacks allegedly by the ruling party men. Almost all opposition candidates in all 11 constituencies in Mymensing and […]

Continue reading …

‘Sow peace’, says US ahead of Bangladesh polls Prothom Alo English Desk | Dec 26, 2018        The embassy of the United States (US) here continues to encourage all to have a peaceful election in Bangladesh saying peaceful election and economic progress go together keeping hand in hand, reports UNB. The embassy shared a number of […]

Continue reading …

Editors Council wants free movement of journos’ vehicles Prothom Alo English Desk | Update: 19:18, Dec 26, 2018             The Editors’ Council on Wednesday urged the election commission to ensure the free movement of journalists’ vehicles for three days from 29 to 31 December, reports UNB. The Council made the […]

Continue reading …

Rizvi: RAB’s allegation of Dubai cash being used for influencing polls is fake Md Nahian   Dhaka Tribune  26 December 2018 BNP Senior Joint Secretary Ruhul Kabir Rizvi speaking at a press briefing on December 26, 2018 He furthered that the government is paying to control law enforcement agencies BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul […]

Continue reading …

AL leaders made polling officers Bauphal Correspondent . Patuakhali | Prothom Alo Dec 21, 2018            Local leaders of ruling Awami League and its wings have allegedly been appointed as the presiding and assistant presiding officers, violating the election commission’s electoral policy in Patuakhali-2 (Bauphal) constituency ahead of national parliamentary elections. […]

Continue reading …

AL to be ‘relieved’ if BNP boycotts polls Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Dec 26, 2018           The ruling Awami League still keeps its solitary control on electioneering, forcing the oppositions out of the pitch, though the 11th parliamentary election is just four days away. The ruling camp is […]

Continue reading …

Terrorism, election can’t go together: EC Mahbub Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Dec 26, 2018             Election commissioner Mahbub Talukder on Wednesday expressed serious concern over the rising incidents of violence and terrorism ahead of the 30 December national elections. “Election and terrorism can’t go together,” he told […]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 212