Dhaka: 1:32 AM, Mon, 10 Dec, 2018

EC accepts appeals of Abbas, Huda

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) has declared the candidacies of BNP leader Mirza Abbas and Bangladesh National Alliance (BNA) chief Nazmul Huda as valid to contest the upcoming 11th parliamentary election.

EC rejects Khaleda’s all 3 nominations

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) has rejected all three appeals of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia filed against the rejection of her nominations for Feni-1, Bogura-6 and Bogura-7 constituencies.

BTRC to talk to mobile operators over packages

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BRTC) has decided to sit with the country’s mobile operators to talk over different packages.

President asks army to be alert to defend sovereignty

Desk Report: President M Abdul Hamid on Saturday asked the newly-inducted military officers to remain always alert for safeguarding the country’s hard-earned independence and sovereignty keeping in mind the cost the nation had to pay for it.

Decision on Khaleda’s appeal in afternoon

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) has withheld the hearing on appeal filed BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia against rejection of her nomination papers for three constituencies.

7 held over question paper leak

Staff Correspondent: Detectives have arrested seven people in connection with the leakage of recruitment test questions of Department of Narcotics Control.

EC resumes hearing of remaining 233 appeals including Khaleda

Staff Correspondent: Election Commission (EC) has resumed hearing of remaining 233 appeals filed against the rejection of their nomination papers by the returning officers.

Arrested over spreading propaganda and fake news

Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested KM Harun-ur- Rashid, general secretary of Zia Cyber Force, for his alleged involvement in spreading anti-state propaganda and fake news on social media.

78 more contestants get back their candidatures

Staff Correspondent: Seventy-eight more aspirants, including BNP's 21, on Friday got back their candidatures as the Election Commission declared their nomination papers valid after hearing the petitions on the consecutive day.

Husband-wife found dead in city

Staff Correspondent: Police on Thursday night recovered bodies of a couple from a house of Bhasantek area in the capital’s Mirpur.

Sheikh Hasina to vie polls from Gopalganj-3 only

Staff Correspondent: Awami League (AL) president, also Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will contest the upcoming 11th general election from one seat only. That is Gopalganj-3 constituency.

Sohel Rana among 21 aspirants nomination declared valid

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) has cleared the way of 21 candidates including Jatiya Party candidate Masud Parvez (Sohel Rana) to contest the upcoming national polls.

President to visit Chattogram today

Staff Correspondent, Chattogram: President Abdul Hamid is going to visit Chattogram today on a three-day long tour.

BCL leader hacked to death in capital

Staff Correspondent: A gang of criminals hacked a Bangladesh Chhatra League leader to death in Mohakhali area of the capital.

Nomination papers of Samir, Hawlader declared invalid

Staff Correspondent:  Nomination papers of former Jatiya Party Secretary General ABM Ruhul Amin Hawlader and BNP leader Samir Kader Chowdhury have been declared invalid.