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BNP invited its poll debacle: Hasina By Other | Last Updated: 1st January, 2019, 00:00

Prime Minister-elect Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the December 30 national polls were held in a free and fair manner. “The elections were held in a free and fair way. Had any irregularities…

BNP invited its poll
debacle: Hasina

BNP defeat: A look at some factors

A number of factors have caused the crushing defeat of BNP-dominated Jatiya Oikya Front in the national election held on Sunday. Lack of mass contact and leadership crisis are the key reasons…


Victory for Joy Bangla and demolishing of BNP

The 11th election to the national parliament concluded with a massive victory for Sheikh Hasina-led Awami League and its 14-party alliance, Jatiya Party and Bikalpadhara with Awami League alone bagging…


World leaders greet Hasina

Leaders from across the world have congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina following her consecutive third-term win in the national election of Bangladesh. Indian Prime Minister Narendra…

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5 metro rail routes planned for Dhaka 5 metro rail routes planned for Dhaka

Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit Company Ltd (DMTCL) is now advancing with a plan to create a combined network of five metro rail routes to ease nagging traffic gridlock in the capital.  DMTCL,…

Metropolis
797 women, children die in 2018 violence 797 women, children die in 2018 violence

A total of 797 women and children died last year as a result of violence, sexual abuse and various forms of repression, according to a report of Bangladesh National Woman Lawyers’ Association…

Sun Extra
UN urges states to open Med ports to 49 stranded migrants UN urges states to open Med ports to 49 stranded migrants

GENEVA: The United Nations called Monday on countries to urgently offer safe ports to two NGO vessels to disembark 49 refugees and migrants rescued in the Mediterranean, including young children, reports…

Editorial
Peace and Sanity Should Get Topmost Priority Peace and Sanity Should Get Topmost Priority

Happy New Year 2019! May this grand occasion bring peace, happiness and prosperity for all. Yes, another year has started and a new government is going to start its new journey. After tense situations…

Post-logue
Winning Factors of Awami League Winning Factors of Awami League

Many people have become stunned and apprehensive seeing the massive difference between votes (ballots) bagged by AL and BNP candidates. The only obvious question they are raising is the possibility…

Business
Businessmen to retain dominance in JS Businessmen to retain dominance in JS

Businessmen are likely to retain their dominance in the next Jatiya Sangsad as a good number of top business people have been elected as Members of Parliament (MP) in the just concluded national elections…

Asia
Vietnam seeks to curb Beijing’s actions Vietnam seeks to curb Beijing’s actions

Hanoi: Tough negotiations lie ahead over a new pact between China and Southeast Asian nations aimed at easing tensions in the South China Sea, as Vietnam pushes for provisions likely to prove unpalatable…

World
Trump vows to ‘destroy’ IS before leaving Syria Trump vows to ‘destroy’ IS before leaving Syria

WASHINGTON: A senior Republican senator said Sunday that President Donald Trump had promised to stay in Syria to finish the job of destroying the Islamic State group—just days after announcing…

Culturetainment
Shamsuzzaman, Shabnam share a nice evening Shamsuzzaman, Shabnam share a nice evening

Last week, celebrated film actor, director and screen-playwright ATM Shamsuzzaman visited actress Shabnam at the latter’s house at Baridhara area in the capital. The two legendary actors of Bangla…

Winner
Dev of health, education will be given priority, says Mashrafe Dev of health, education will be given priority, says Mashrafe

Bangladesh National Cricket Team ODI captain and newly elected member of the parliament Mashrafe Mortaza on Monday said he would give priority to the development of health, education and youth.…

My Districts
Chilling cold sweeps across northern region Chilling cold sweeps across northern region

RANGPUR: Chilling cold weather along with fog forced tens of thousands of people to stay indoors on Monday as it gripped the northern region in the last 24 hours, reports BSS. Vehicular movement…

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