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  • Members of parliament-elect of the 10th Jatiya Sangsad take oath of office at the national assembly complex on Thursday after the Election Commission. — New Age photo

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284 MPs take oath

Members of parliament-elect of the 10th Jatiya Sangsad take oath of office at the national assembly complex on Thursday after the Election Commission.
 — New Age photo
Two hundred and eighty-four lawmakers elected to the 10th Jatiya Sangsad took oath on Thursday amid confusions over whether the constitution allowed it keeping the ninth parliament in place. The speaker Shirin Sharmin... Full story

New cabinet on Sunday

The ruling Awami League is likely to form a new cabinet on Sunday after securing an absolute majority in the controversial January 5 national polls amidst fresh controversies over oath-taking by Members of Parliament-elect... Full story

1 worker dies in Ctg KEPZ clash

A woman was killed and 16 people, including three policemen, were injured in a clash between police and workers in Korean Export Processing Zone in Chittagong Thursday noon. The deceased was Parvin... Full story

More power burdens people with extra cost

The Awami League-led government has increased the level of power produced in the country over in the past five years but at the cost of much higher electricity prices for consumers. Between 2009–10 and... Full story

Donors consider cutting support

Donor countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, are reviewing whether to continue funding aid programmes involving the new parliament in Bangladesh. Warren Daley, a spokesperson for... Full story

EU condemns violence, calls for inclusive polls

The European Union on Thursday condemned the acts of violence in the run-up to and during the elections and particularly attacks on the most vulnerable populations, including women and children, as well as religious and ethnic minorities in Bangladesh. Full story

Little impact of blockade on Dhaka

The blockade of roads, railway and waterways that the opposition alliance started on January 1 for an indefinite period had almost no impact on Dhaka and a little impact on outlying areas on Thursday with vehicles running on long-distance routes to a limited extent. Full story


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