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    Local govt chiefs disqualified from JS elections

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:29am on November 25, 2018

    The Election Commission on Saturday decided that the elected heads of the local government bodies would not be allowed to take part in the parliamentary...

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    Children’s participation in local govt activities demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on October 21, 2018

    Child rights activists on Saturday urged the government to ensure children’s participation in local government activities....

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    China local govts’ hidden debt could total $5.8t: S&P

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2018

    Off-balance-sheet borrowings by Chinese local governments could be as high as 40 trillion yuan ($5.78 trillion) and amount to ‘a debt iceberg with titanic credit...

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    Sripur mayor sent to jail in graft case

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:37am on September 10, 2018

    A Dhaka court on Sunday sent two people, including mayor of Sripur municipality in Gazipur Anisur Rahman, to jail in a graft case filed by...

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    Inu for forming commission to finance local govt

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:43am on May 31, 2018

    Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Wednesday said a special local government financial commission needs to be formed by the government to address the financial...

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    AL for allowing MPs in local body electioneering

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 13, 2018

    The ruling Awami League on Thursday urged the Election Commission to amend the codes of conducts for the elections to local government bodies to allow...

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    Writ petition challenging merger of 6 Savar mouzas with Gazipur City rejected

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on April 11, 2018

    The High Court Division on Tuesday rejected a writ petition challenging the legality of merging six mouzas of Shimulia union in Savar with the Gazipur...

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    HC asks Sakku to surrender in graft case

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:15am on January 05, 2018

    High Court on Thursday directed Comilla city mayor Monirul Haque Sakku to surrender before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Dhaka in connection with a graft...

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    Lanka: truth seeking will become politically possible

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on December 27, 2017

    LOCAL elections are scheduled on February 10, 2018. Nearly 16 million persons will be voting at these elections. This will be the largest election in...

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    Govt plans funding local bodies bypassing LGRD ministry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on December 10, 2017

    The government is planning to allocate funds to city corporations and municipalities across the country from the next financial year bypassing the local government and...