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Padma Bridge Scam: ACC prepares probe report excluding former ministers

The Anti-Corruption Commission’s probe findings into the Padma Bridge corruption conspiracy is likely to exclude former communications minister Syed Abul Hossain and former state minister for foreign affairs Abul Hasan Chowdury.

Jagannath University proctor office a BCL den

The proctor office at Jagannath University has become a den for Chhatra League activists on the university to hang out at all hours of the day, scaring general students away from the primary authority of the university designated to deal with discipline-related issues.

Awami League to split Dhaka city unit into three

The Awami League is planning to split its city unit into three – Dhaka central, south and north – and form new committees anytime after Eid in a bid to revamp the organisational activities in the capital, party insiders said.

UN calls for dialogues to hold fresh polls

Neal Walker, the United Nations resident Coordinator in Dhaka, on Sunday reiterated his call for arranging dialogue among political parties to create an environment for holding fresh election.

UN: Only 2 main parties’ consensus can create level playing field for polls

UN resident coordinator Neal Walker said Sunday that it was for the leaders of the two main parties only to agree on the conditions to create a level playing field for free and fair elections.

Hasina sends Eid greetings card to Khaleda

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday sent an Eid greeting card to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia.

AL is ready to face anarchy: Nasim

Senior Awami League leader has said that his party is “ready to counter” the BNP’s movement after Eid.

We are ready to face BNP on streets: Qamrul

Rejecting the dialogue proposal and BNP movement after Eid, Food Minister Qamrul Islam has said, “As per the Prime Minister’s direction we are ready to face BNP on streets”.

Hasina sends Eid card to Raushan

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina felicitated Opposition Leader Raushan Ershad on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr sending an eid card.

Court rejects bail petition of Tarique’s PS

A Dhaka court on Sunday rejected the bail petition of BNP’s senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman’s personal secretary Miah Nooruddin alias Apu in an extortion case.

Zia trust graft cases: Khaleda asked to appear before court Sep 3

A Dhaka court deferred to September 3 the recording of deposition in Zia Charitable and Orphanage Trust graft cases against BNP chief Khaleda Zia, her son Tarique Rahnam and six others.

Cameron's remark distorted by Premier on Jan 5 polls

Accusing the government of distorting British Prime Minister David Cameron's remark he made during a meeting with Sheikh Hasina about Bangladesh's January-5 election, BNP on Saturday cautioned that such attitude may dent the country's ties with foreign countries and international agencies.

Premier concern of judicial system and democracy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday stressed the need for scrapping the Supreme Judicial Council and restoring the article 96 of the Constitution saying that this system does not go with the parliamentary democratic system.

Awami League not interested in dirty Politics

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina refuted the allegation of making an entente by her government with Jamaat-e-Islami and said Awami League does not do such dirty politics.

BNP: Govt. lying about foreign leaders’ remarks

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday accused the government of serving up ‘lies’ in its description of remarks made by foreign governments on the controversial January 5 elections this year. They described the government’s behavior as a sign of their ‘instability’.

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