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Piles of promises amuse experts

With the city polls round the corner, mayoral candidates have continued making piles of promises, including ‘making Dhaka liveable’ and ‘green and clean’, but environmentalists and urban planners found them ‘hollow’ and ‘amusing’.

Mayoral candidate Mahi B Chy comes under attack

Mahi B Chowdhury, the Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh-backed mayoral candidate for Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) polls, was injured when unknown miscreants attacked his car in Tejgaon area of Dhaka early today.

BNP upset, yet trying to ‘hold nerve’ ahead of polls

Though worried at the repeated attacks on its chairperson’s motorcade, ‘continued arrest of party leaders and activists and threat to its prospective polling agents’, BNP is preparing to strongly stay in the election race facing what its leaders say all the odds and obstacles.

City polls: BGB deployment tonight

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) will be deployed in Dhaka and Chittagong tonight ahead of April 28 city polls.

Give me chance to resolve city's crises: Annisul

Annisul Huq today appealed voters to elect him in the upcoming election.

Give voters a chance: EU

The European Union has asked Bangladesh’s political leaders to create “favourable conditions” for a free, fair and peaceful city polls.

Letter sent to Khaleda for ‘violating electoral code’

The returning officer of Dhaka North City Corporation today sent a letter to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia accusing her of violating the electoral code of conduct.

Khaleda to brief media tomorrow

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will hold a press briefing tomorrow afternoon about the city cooperation polls.

PM to meet press at 4pm today

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will meet the press today to brief about the outcomes of her recent Indonesia tour.

PM to meet press at 4pm tomorrow

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will meet the press tomorrow to brief about the outcomes of her recent Indonesia tour.

Army unable to guard vote centres from cantonment: Khaleda

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia said the army would not be able to guard vote centres from the cantonment.

Outsiders barred from polling areas from Saturday midnight

Outsiders will have to leave Dhaka by Saturday midnight, ahead of the Dhaka North and Dhaka South city corporations' elections slated for April 28.

Khokon seeks vote violating election code

He called upon the worshipers to vote for his hisha fish symbol.

People are my army, says Sayeed Khokon

Sayeed Khokon today said peoples are my army so there is no need of army for me.

`Tabith barred from mosque'

BNP-backed Dhaka North Mayor candidate Tabith Awal was allegedly barred from entering a Tejgaon mosque for Jumma prayers since the state minister for home affairs would pray there.

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