Hasina warns of dire consequences for attempts to subvert national elections

Dhaka, Nov. 23 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has issued a stern warning against opposition attempts to undermine the upcoming 12th national elections. Addressing the ruling Awami League's parliamen... Read More

Bangladesh lowers dollar prices by Tk 0.5 for first time since Aug 2021

Dhaka, Nov. 22 -- Banks and foreign currency dealers have raised the value of Bangladesh Taka against the US Dollar for the first time since taking over the duty amid rapid devaluation of the local cu... Read More

Bangladesh Election Commission invites 38 countries, groups to observe national polls

Dhaka, Nov. 22 -- The Election Commission has invited election management bodies from 38 countries and organisations to observe the upcoming 12th national polls in Bangladesh. EC Additional Secretary... Read More

School students, teachers demonstrate in Dhaka for safety amid political violence

Dhaka, Nov. 21 -- Tasmia Tania, along with her fellow students and teachers from Tejgaon Model High School, formed a human chain at Dhaka's Farmgate to express their concern about how political unrest... Read More

Awami League sells 3,362 nomination forms worth over Tk 168m before general election

Dhaka, Nov. 21 -- The Awami League has sold 3,362 nomination forms for the general election, each at Tk 50,000 to earn Tk 168.1 million in four days. As many as 121 aspirants collected the forms onli... Read More

Nothing can be achieved through anarchy, Hasina says amid opposition protests

Dhaka, Nov. 21 -- As Bangladesh convulses with violent opposition protests, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has remarked that arsonists will gain nothing through anarchy. She has also urged the antigove... Read More

Bangladesh Bank orders stronger security in banks amid opposition protests

Dhaka, Nov. 20 -- Bangladesh Bank has directed all banks to increase security amid violent opposition protests before the election. Banks were reminded of security measures to protect their premises ... Read More

Bangladesh to publish HSC results on Nov 26

Dhaka, Nov. 20 -- The results of this year's Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent exams will be published on Nov 26, according to an education official. At 10 am on that day, Prime Minister Sh... Read More

Awami League activist injured in crude bomb blast outside party office during BNP's hartal

Dhaka, Nov. 19 -- An activist of the Awami League has been injured in an explosion of a crude bomb outside the ruling party's headquarters in Dhaka during an opposition hartal, or shutdown, called by ... Read More

Crowd throngs Awami League office as nomination form sale continues

Dhaka, Nov. 19 -- A large crowd lingered at the Awami League office on Sunday, the second day of the nomination form sale for the upcoming 12th general election. It prevented General Secretary Obaidul... Read More