Monday, Dec 17th
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The nation is celebrating the 48th Victory Day today to pay high homage to the martyrs who laid down their lives for the country.
On this day in 1971, Pakistani occupation forces surrendered after a nine-month war resulting in a free, inde-pendent and sovereign Bangladesh.
The government has chalked out various programs to celebrate the...
‘Level-playing field ensured’
Journalists cannot go for live telecast or telephonic conversations from a polling booth during voting in the upcoming general election, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda said on Saturday.
"No live telecast will be allowed from rooms (booths), but journalists can do so from the premises of a polling...
Polling materials, except ballot papers, have already been sent to 63 districts as Bangladesh prepares for its next general election.
The Election Commission (EC) supplied 12-14 items to every district, except Dhaka, on December 8-9. Ballot papers will be sent to districts four to five days before the polls slated for December 30.
A total of 25 million young voters, aged between 18 to 28, are expected to play a vital role in upcoming general elections scheduled for December 30.
There were 13.7 million new voters during the January 5, 2014 elections but most of them could not cast their votes as voting was not held in...
Bangladesh has "outperformed" its many South Asian neighbors in health-related achievements, "convincingly defying the expert view" that economic strength and abundant health resources are the key drivers of better population health, says a Bangladesh envoy in New York.
"The Lancet, a r...
Foreign missions here and Bangladesh's foreign friends are closely observing election-related activities in Ban-gladesh wishing to see a "peaceful election" to keep its progress "unhurt" as the polling date, December 30, is getting closer.
The international community thinks a free, part...
A massive plan to unlock investment opportunities worth $35 billion for the private sector in the country’s power transmission sector is in the works.
According to official sources in the Power Division, the private sector’s enormous contribution in power gen-eration - private companies now...