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    Two BNP-backed SCC councillors suspended

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:43am on February 16, 2017

    Two Bangladesh Nationalist Party-backed councillors of Sylhet City Corporation were suspended after they were indicted in a number of cases filed for criminal offences...

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    We’ll try to earn trust of all parties: CEC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:20pm on February 16, 2017

    The new chief election commissioner, KM Nurul Huda, after taking oath of his office on Wednesday said he would have no connection with any political...

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    Enactment of law on EC appointment can be done right now: PM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:39pm on February 15, 2017

    The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday said that initiative of formulation of a law on the appointment of the chief election commissioner and other...

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    Two put on remand over journalist Shimul murder

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:10pm on February 15, 2017

    A court in Sirajganj on Wednesday placed two people, arrested in connection with the murder of journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul, on a five-day remand each...

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    No election if Khaleda sent to jail: Fakhrul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:40pm on February 16, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday categorically said there would be no election in the country if their chairperson Khaleda...

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    AL, allies for $1b compensation from WB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:10pm on February 16, 2017

    The ruling Awami League-led alliance on Wednesday demanded $1 billion compensation from the World Bank for causing delay in the construction of Padma bridge by...

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    New CEC, commissioners take oath

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33pm on February 15, 2017

    The newly appointed chief election commissioner and four other election commissioners took oath of office on Wednesday afternoon...

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    Gouripur UP chairman arrested for arson attack 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:11am on February 15, 2017

    Mymensingh police arrested Gouripur upazila parishad chairman Ahmad Tayebur Rahman Hiron from in front of the upazila parishad office early Wednesday...

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    Arrest of Salahuddin, 18 BNP leaders ordered

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on February 15, 2017

    A Dhaka metropolitan court on Tuesday issued warrants for the arrest of 19 people including Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Salahuddin Ahmed in a...

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    Welfare of migrant workers to be hampered

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:51am on February 15, 2017

    The welfare activities for the country’s over one crore poor migrant workers could shrink if the benefits of Wage Earners’ Welfare Fund is extended to...

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