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‘Municipal polls held peacefully’

‘Municipal polls held peacefully’

The second phase election to 60 municipalities has been held in a peaceful manner, the Election Commission Senior Secretary Md Alamgir has said. 

"The voting has been held peacefully. Media has shown huge presence of the voters there and they cast their votes spontaneously," he said.

The EC senior secretary said this in a press briefing at Nirbachan Bhaban on Saturday after voting in 60 municipalities ended. 

Earlier Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder had said today's municipal election was not participatory.

In this regard, Alamgir ...Details»

Abdul Quader Mirza wins in Basurhat

Abdul  Quader Mirza wins in Basurhat

Widely discussed Awami League candidate Abdul Quader Mirza has been unofficially elected mayor to Basurhat upazila in Noakhali.

He got 10,738 ...Details»

I will hand over power to him who will win: Quader Mirza

I will hand over power to him who will win: Quader Mirza

Abdul Quader Mirza, Awami League-nominated mayoral candidate for Basurhat municipality in Companiganj under Noakhali, has said that he will hand ...Details»

Bangladesh to get ‘first’ priority in receiving India’s vaccines: Delhi official

Bangladesh to get ‘first’ priority in receiving India’s vaccines: Delhi official

India considers Bangladesh as a priority country among its neighbours to receive Covid-19 vaccine, a government official said on Thursday ...Details»

Shutdown in educational institutions extended again

Shutdown in educational institutions extended again

The government has extended the ongoing shutdown in the country’s schools, colleges and other educational institutions (except Qawmi madrasa) till ...Details»

SSN allowances being sent to beneficiaries’ mobile wallets: PM

SSN allowances being sent to beneficiaries’ mobile wallets: PM

DHAKA, Jan 14, 2021 (BSS) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the government is sending allowances under social safety ...Details»

PM opens Child Rights Week

PM opens Child Rights Week

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the World Children’s Day and Child Rights Week-2020, aimed at raising awareness of the ...Details»

Ex-Eden principal murder: 2 housemaids get death penalty

Ex-Eden principal murder: 2 housemaids get death penalty

A special tribunal in Dhaka has sentenced two housemaids to death in a case filed over the murder of former ...Details»

Educational institutions to remain closed till Oct 31

Educational institutions to remain closed till Oct 31

The government has extended closure of all educational institutions till October 31, as a preventive measure against further spread of ...Details»

PM mourns Kuwaiti Emir’s death

PM mourns Kuwaiti Emir’s death

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber ...Details»