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Dec 29 2008 Nizami’s APS arrested ‘vote buying’ alleged

UNB, Pabna
Police arrested eight people, including former minister Matiur Rahman Nizami’s APS Shafiqul Islam, from Hariabari in Sathia upazila Sunday night.The officer-in-charge (OC) of Sathia thana said police detained Nizami’s former APS Shafiqul Islam on complaint from local people that he was buying votes for the four-party alliance candidate from Pabna-1 (Sathia) constituency.
Shafiqul Islam was [...]


Dec 29 2008 বি চৌধুরী বললেন পদত্যাগের নেপথ্য কথা

প্রাক্তন রাষ্ট্রপতি বিবিসি বাংলার সাতে সাক্ষাতকারে প্রথমবারের মতো প্রধানমন্ত্রীর সাথে তাঁর মতবিরোধের কথা খোলাখুলি বর্নণা করলেন [Read more]


Dec 29 2008 Chief Election Commissioner Urges People to Exercise their Democratic Rights without Fear

The top election official presented a brief review of the Election Commission’s roadmap over the past two years towards the much-awaited 9th Jatiya Sangsad election. [Read more]


Dec 29 2008 Chief Advisor of Bangladesh Government Urges Political Parties to accept the Result Gracefully

Dr Fakhruddin told the voters that the stature of their representatives and mode of development in their areas as well as overall development depend on their decision. [Read more]


Dec 28 2008 Home-bound passengers meet accident: 25 killed, 20 injured

Staff Reporter
A truck loaded with iron rods veered off a road, killing 25 hitchhikers riding in the back and injuring 20 others, in a fatal accident at Kandila near the Tangail town yesterday.Police said most of the passengers on the truck were traveling home to cast votes in today’s national elections.Witnesses said the accident occurred [...]


Dec 28 2008 বাংলাদেশ সংলাপ

বাংলাদেশ সংলাপ [Read more]


Dec 28 2008 Bangladesh Deploys Warships in Energy Standoff with India

Bangladesh says it has sent two warships to a disputed stretch of water in the Bay of Bengal, where it is in a standoff with India over energy exploration. [Read more]


Dec 28 2008 Sheikh Hasina Holds Election Rally in Dhaka

Awami League president Sheikh Hasina in a big election rally on Friday in Dhaka, appealed for votes for her party as well as for mega alliance candidates. [Read more]


Dec 28 2008 Voting begins, democracy beacons

The voting began at 8 in the morning today as voters are being walked down to polling centres to elect a new government in the most open democratic election the nation has ever seen. [Read more]


Dec 28 2008 Sporadic clashes mark last day of electioneering: 75 injured

Staff Reporter
Sporadic clashes, that left some 75 people hurt at few places of the country, marked the last day of election campaign yesterday. The motorcade of Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad also suffered brickbats by his dissident men in Rangpur, though none was injured there.Allegedly the supporters of rebel JP candidate in Rangpur-2 Mohammad [...]