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    49 women MPs to take oath Wednesday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:03pm on February 19, 2019

    The newly elected 49 members of parliament to the seats reserved for women in the 11th Jatiya Sangsad will be sworn in on Wednesday...

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    Left students besiege VC office, JCD threatens to wage movement

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on February 19, 2019

    Left-leaning student bodies on Monday besieged the Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor office to press home their six-point demand, including setting up of the polling centres at...

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    13 injured in Bogura AL factional clash

    Our Correspondent . Bogura | Updated at 12:32am on February 19, 2019

    At least 13 people, including a union parishad chairman, were injured in a clash between two factions of Bangladesh Awami League at Dhunat upazila in...

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    AL to take action against its rebel candidates of national polls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on February 19, 2019

    Ruling Awami League has decided to take stern actions against the rebel candidates, who were hopeful of the party’s ticket in the last general election,...

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    Notice on woman MPs for reserved seats published

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:02am on February 19, 2019

    The Election Commission on Monday issued a notice in the Bangladesh Gazette containing the names and addresses of 49 women members of parliament for reserved...

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    Fresh election under non-party govt demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on February 18, 2019

    Civil society platform Fundamental Rights Protection Committee on Monday demanded a fresh general election under a non-party government immediately as the December 30 general election...

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    JSD MP Badal against ‘defence deal’ with KSA

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal member of parliament Mayeen Uddin Khan Badal opposed the signing of a ‘defence pact’ between Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia in parliament on...

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    Bill seeks increasing compensation for CHT land acquisition

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:36pm on February 18, 2019

    The Chittagong Hill Tracts (Land Acquisition) Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was placed in the Jatiya Sangsad on Monday for providing 200-300 per cent more than...

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    BCL factional clash leaves 30 injured at JnU

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    At least 30 people, including two journalists, were injured as two groups of the ruling Awami League-backed student body Bangladesh Chhatra League clashed at Jaggannath...

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    EVM in UZ polls from 3rd phase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    The Election Commission on Monday decided to use electronic voting machines in the last three of the five phases of the forthcoming elections to upazila...