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Govt to introduce 'electronic monitoring' to curb birth certificate forgery

Dhaka, Sept. 13 -- The field administration has been directed to take stern action against those involved in such fraudulent practices, said Manik Lal Banik, registrar general (additional secretary) o... Read More


Fire in EC building basement causes nearly Tk 5m in property damage

Dhaka, Sept. 9 -- Dozens of electronic voting machines or EVMs, four air conditioners, and electric cables were reportedly destroyed by the flames. The authorities suspect the fire was sparked by an ... Read More


EC distributes only 30 percent of smartcards in three years

Dhaka, Sept. 7 -- It started smartcard production in October 2015, aiming to complete distribution among 90 million voters. The distribution began in October the next year. Of the 46 million smartcar... Read More