Snatching of ballot not possible in EVM system: CEC

Bangladesh, Jan. 29 -- Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda said on Tuesday there is no possibility of snatching ballot with Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) system during the Dhaka City Cor... Read More

PM mourns JSL leader Shukkur's death

Bangladesh, Jan. 29 -- Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina expressed on Tuesday deep shock and sorrow at the death of former president of Jatiya Sramik League (JSL) and eminent labour leader Shukkur Mah... Read More

14-party holds meet today

Bangladesh, Jan. 29 -- A meeting of the central 14-party alliance will be held at Awami League Bangabandhu Avenue central office in the city at 11:00 am today (Wednesday). AL presidium member and 14-... Read More

Khaleda's bail extended in two defamation cases

Bangladesh, Jan. 29 -- The High Court (HC) extended on Tuesday BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's bail by one year in two defamation cases. The HC bench of Justice Muhammad Abdul Hafiz and Justice Kazi Md... Read More

No vehicular movement during city polls

Bangladesh, Jan. 29 -- The Election Commission (EC) has imposed a ban on the movement of motorcycles for 54 hours and motorised vehicles for 18 hours in the capital for the elections to the Dhaka nort... Read More

GD filed against expatriate

Bangladesh, Jan. 29 -- A general diary (GD) was filed on Monday against Md Fauzal Azim, a Bangladeshi migrant living in London, by a Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader for making 'derogatory comme... Read More

BNP hires armed terrors to thwart polls: Quader

Bangladesh, Jan. 29 -- Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader said on Tuesday BNP has brought armed terrors from outside the capital to foil the upcoming Dhaka city polls. "The intelligen... Read More

ABB advises banks on single-digit interest rates

Bangladesh, Jan. 29 -- The Association of Bankers, Bangladesh (ABB) has advised all the commercial banks to start the process of implementing the single-digit deposit and lending rates. The advice wa... Read More

No coronavirus case as yet here: Minister

Bangladesh, Jan. 29 -- Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Tuesday said the government has taken extreme precautionary measures to prevent the coronavirus from spreading to the country. "The virus is le... Read More

Govt to seek more external aid

Bangladesh, Jan. 29 -- The two-day Bangladesh Development Forum (BDF) kicks off in the city today (Wednesday) after a gap of two years. Government policymakers, private sector and civil society repre... Read More