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Countrywide Blockade: Day 19

Countrywide blockade called by Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its allies has stepped in 19th day with the call for 36 hours general strike. Arson attack and vandalism by the supporters of blockade still remain a massive threat for the general people as well as the law enforcers.

CEC turns down Shata Nagarik proposal

The chief election commissioner has turned down a suggestion of pro-BNP professionals to extend the deadline by two or three days for submission of nomination papers in the upcoming city polls.

Say 'no' to militancy, terrorism: PM

Asserting that those involved in militant acts will never be forgiven, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged all to say 'no' to militancy and terrorism as the country's people do not want fighting, killing, arson and militancy.

PM pays homage to Bangabandhu

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the 45th Independence and National Day.

President invites Khaleda to Independence Day reception

The president, Abdul Hamid, on Wednesday invited Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia to a reception on Thursday on the occasion of Independence Day.

Pro-BNP professionals to meet CEC

A delegation of pro-BNP professionals will meet the chief election commissioner this afternoon to call for ensuring a level-playing field in the upcoming Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation polls.

UK concerned over ‘missing’ of Salahuddin

The House of British Parliament has expressed concern over the alleged “disappearance” of Salahuddin Ahmed, a spokesperson and joint secretary of BNP.

EC asks ministries not to allocate dev funds

The Election Commission on Sunday asked ministries not to allocate any funds for the development of the election areas or bring any changes to the administration without its approval.

Nation recalls today horrors of March 25

The nation recalls today the horrors of one of the worst genocide in modern history committed by the Pakistan occupation army against unarmed people of the then East Pakistan on the night of March 25, 1971, while many mass graves are gradually shrinking into oblivion due to lack of preservation.

Govt set to start block raids

The government is set to begin ‘block raids’ in the capital anytime to hunt down people who were carrying out or financing violence, including firebomb attacks on transports, to enforce blockade and hartals.

20-party to stage nat'nwide demo Wednesday

Amid its ongoing blockade, the BNP-led 20-party alliance will stage nationwide demonstrations on Wednesday to press for its several demands.

Info on Salahuddin to be exposed soon: Hanif

Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif yesterday said the real information on the missing BNP Joint Secretary General Salahuddin Ahmed will be unearthed immediately.

Political crisis is resolved either thru’ talks or war: B Chy

Observing that there is no instance of resolving any political crisis without discussions, President of Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) Prof Dr AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury on Wednesday said the second option is the war to overcome the crisis.

Brief relief from hartal

The countrymen will get a relief from hartal on a working day tomorrow for the second time since February 1, thanks to the BNP-led 20-party alliance for not extending the shutdown.

City polls: BNP’s decision ‘in 2 days’

BNP will decide in two days whether it would field any candidates in the upcoming Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation elections, a senior leader of the party said.

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