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    EU for impartial, independent EC in Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:13am on December 22, 2016

    The European Union on Monday encouraged Bangladesh to form an independent, impartial, non-partisan and highly-qualified election commission for holding the next general election in a fully participatory manner....

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    Don’t label extremists as Islamists: Inu

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:12am on December 22, 2016

    Mentioning that different quarters’ use of ‘Islamist extremist’ term is tainting the image of Islam, information minister Hasanul Haq Inu has urged the governments and other statutory entities of the world to cease labelling extremists as Islamists....

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    PM urges UK to lift ban on direct cargo flights to London

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:11am on December 22, 2016

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the British government to lift the ban on all direct cargo flights from Dhaka to London...

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    BMA elections today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on December 22, 2016

    The elections of Bangladesh Medical Association will be held today across the country. Over 36 thousand physicians will cast their votes to elect a 42-member central executive committee....

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    Increased surveillance along Myanmar border ordered

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on December 22, 2016

    The government on Wednesday asked the Border Guard Bangladesh and law enforcing agencies to further enhance surveillance in the bordering areas with Myanmar as, according to an official estimate, 40,000 Myanmar nationals fled from military persecution in Rakhine State to Bangladesh....

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    Govt holds back new proposals

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 01:02am on December 22, 2016

    The government has held back new unsolicited proposals for supplying natural gas after re-gasification of imported liquefied natural gas at their proposed facilities to be built along the country’s coastline...

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    President holds talks with KSJL, LDP

    Mahamudul Hasan | Updated at 12:53am on December 22, 2016

    Krishak Sramik Janata League president Kader Siddique on Wednesday opposed the current Parliament passing any bill for the creation of independent Election Commission...

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    Case lodged against AL MP, cop

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on December 22, 2016

    A murder case was instituted on Wednesday against Awami League lawmaker of Mymensingh-6 constituency, Phulbaira police’s officer-in-charge and five others in connection with police attacks on the protesters of Phulbaria Degree College where left two people, including, a college teacher dead and 50 injured in Mymensingh, on November 27...

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    N’ganj city polls today

    Ahammad Foyez and Rafiqul Islam . Narayanganj | Updated at 12:21am on December 22, 2016

    All set to hold polling in the elections to Narayanaganj City Corporation today amid doubt whether the elections would be free and fair....

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    Electoral equipment reach polling centres in Narayanganj

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 09:00pm on December 21, 2016

    Ballot papers and boxes along with other electoral equipment have been sent to 174 polling centres of 27 wards under Narayanganj City Corporation ahead of its polls on Thursday...

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