Dhaka: 1:40 PM, Wed, 19 Dec, 2018

9 of a family burnt at Fatullah

Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj: Nine members of a family have suffered burn injuries in a gas line explosion at a flat in the district’s Fatullah early Wednesday.

Saiful-Farida panel wins Jatiya Press Club polls

Staff Correspondent: The panel, led by Saiful Alam of the Daily Jugantar and Farida Yasmin the Daily Ittefaq, swept the election to the executive committee of the Jatiya Press Club held on Tuesday, bagging 13 posts out of 17.

It is a participatory election, says CEC

Staff Correspondent, Chattogram: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda has said that the forthcoming 11th general election is being held participatory.

Govt declares Dec 30 public holiday

Staff Correspondent: December 30 (Sunday) has been declared as public holiday on the occasion of the 11th general election. On the day, all offices and courts will remain closed.

BGB deployed across country

Staff Correspondent: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been deployed across the country on Tuesday ahead of the 11th general election.

Maritime ports asked to hoist signal 3

Risingbd Desk: Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal no three due to a depression over North-West Bay and adjoining area.

Khaleda wouldn’t be able to participate in polls

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has rejected three separate writ petitions filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia challenging the Election Commission’s decision that upheld the cancellation of her nomination papers.

AL’s election manifesto: Villages to get urban facilities

Staff Correspondent: Awami League’s President Sheikh Hasina said, our election manifesto is designed in such a way so that we can implement it. We have already implemented our pervious declared manifesto.

Rule on scraping of Jamaat candidates’ nomination

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has issued a rule asking the Election Commission why the nomination of Jamaat candidates will not be declared illegal.

Supreme Court Day today

Desk Report: Bangladesh Supreme Court is observing the Supreme Court Day for the second time today (Tuesday) as the apex court started its operation on this day in 1972.

Awami League announces election manifesto

Staff Correspondent: Awami League is announcing its election manifesto ahead of the 11th national election slated for 30 December.

Int'l Migrants Day today

Desk Report:  The International Migrants Day-2018 is being observed in the country as elsewhere across the globe today (Tuesday).

Teletalk launches 4G service

Secretariat Correspondent: State-run mobile operator Teletalk has launched 4G fourth generation (4G) network service.

AL to unveil election manifesto tomorrow

Risingbd Desk: Awami League (AL) will unveil its manifesto tomorrow for the 11th national election on December 30.

PM to address poll-rallies in Dhaka, Sylhet, Rangpur

Risingbd Desk: Bangladesh Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina will address different rallies in Dhaka, Sylhet and Rangpur division between December 21 and December 24 as part of the party’s election campaign.