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  • The BNP chairperson, Khaleda Zia, along with her party leaders places floral wreaths on the grave of former president Ziaur Rahman in Dhaka, marking the 78th anniversary of his birth on Sunday. — Indrajit Ghosh

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Upazila councils remain dysfunctional

Upazila councils could not function as expected in five years as the institutions are still lacking financial and administrative powers needed to hold field-level government offices accountable to elected bodies. Full story

60 injured as Jamaat men clash with police

At least 60 people, mostly activists of Jamaat-Shibir and law enforcers, were injured in violent clashes after the police raided Khanabari village in Sundarganj upazila of Gaibandha early Sunday in search of opposition... Full story

Fin min wants action against Jubok

The finance ministry has asked law, commerce and home ministries for taking action against Jubo Karmasangsthan Society, an errant conglomerate infamous for its fraudulent operations and cheating millions, in line... Full story

HC asks Tarique to surrender in trial court

Tarique Rahman
The High Court on Sunday directed Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman to surrender before the trial court and admitted the Anti-Corruption Commission’s appeal against his acquittal of the charge of siphoning money... Full story

102 upazilas to go to polls Feb 19

The Election Commission on Sunday announced schedules for elections to 102 upazila councils, posting the polling day for February 19. Elections will held to the positions of upazila chairman and vice-chairman and the position... Full story

Voting rights to be restored ousting govt, says BNP

The BNP chairperson, Khaleda Zia, along with her party leaders places floral wreaths on the grave of former president Ziaur Rahman in Dhaka, marking the 78th anniversary of his birth on Sunday. — Indrajit Ghosh
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday observed the 78th anniversary of birth of its founder, the late president Ziaur Rahman, with a renewed pledge to ‘restore the voting right of people through ousting the government.’ The BNP and different... Full story

Bomb kills 20 troops in NW Pakistan

A bomb claimed by the Pakistani Taliban killed 20 soldiers and wounded more than 30 when it ripped through a military convoy in the restive northwest on Sunday, officials said. Full story


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