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    Rangpur Press Club gets new committee

    Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Updated at 12:40am on July 27, 2019

    The biennial election of Rangpur Press Club was held on Friday at the club premise in Rangpur city. Voting began at 5:00pm and ended at...

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    Abuse of fake news law feared in Singapore election

    Reuters | Updated at 02:06pm on July 26, 2019

    The leader of a new Singapore opposition party said on Friday he was concerned that an anti-fake news law, which rights groups fear could stifle...

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    Creating a non-partisan Lanka presidency

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    HERE were many reports in the past week that the ruling party, UNP, will contest the next presidential election in a major alliance based on...

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    Abe on course to retain majority in upper house election

    Agence-France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 02:47pm on July 21, 2019

    Japanese voters cast ballots Sunday in an upper house election, with Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc looking to protect its majority and keep on track plans...

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    Poverty rate to decrease to 10pc in this term: Hasan

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chattogram | Updated at 02:33am on July 21, 2019

    Information minister Hasan Mahmud on Saturday said the country is now hunger-free and the poverty rate will reduce to 10 percent before the next parliament...

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    Lanka president has a better option

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    ONCE again the issue of the long postponed provincial council elections are coming into national focus. The problem, however, is that the focus is not...

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    BNP demands fresh election, again

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on July 09, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday reiterates the demand for scrapping the results of 11th parliamentary elections and for holding...

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    BCL rejects provost council recommendation

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    The Rajshahi University branch of Bangladesh Chhatra League on Monday rejected the university provost council’s recommendation over the possibility of election to the...

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    Mitsotakis becomes Greece’s new PM

    Agence-France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    Greece’s new prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, formally takes up the reins Monday, a day after an election victory that puts him in charge of the...

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    Continuing relevance of Ranil in time of elections

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on July 02, 2019

    THERE are five important issues that the country faces at the present time.  They are dealing with the post-Easter Sunday bombing fallout and resulting anti-Muslim...