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Khokan, Alal, Dulu on BNP Advisory Council

Khokan, Alal, Dulu on BNP Advisory Council

Five joint secretaries general, including AHM Mahbub Uddin Khokan, Mujibur Rahman Sarwar, and Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal, have been added to the BNP Advisory Council of the Chairperson. Five other leaders, including Organising Secretary Ruhul Quddus Talukdar Dulu and Assistant Secretary of Internat


Nobody can stay in power by stealing votes, says PM

Nobody can stay in power by stealing votes, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says nobody can stay in power in Bangladesh by stealing people’s votes, reports bdnews24.com. The premier made the remarks before inaugurating a tree-planting programme organised by the Bangladesh Krishak League, the ruling Awami League's affiliated body for farm

Shakeup in BNP central committee

Shakeup in BNP central committee

BNP has brought major changes to its central committee, reshuffling 39 positions including the post of vice-chairman and joint secretary general. According to a press release issued by BNP senior joint general secretary Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Saturday, the party made its central leader Asaduzzaman R

BNP dissolves committees of its four city units

BNP dissolves committees of its four city units

In a surprising move, the BNP has dissolved the convening committees of its Dhaka South and North city units. A press release, signed by the party's Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, announced the dissolution of the convening committees of the BNP’s Chattogram and Barishal ci

Govt should raise allocation for research, DU VC opines

Govt should raise allocation for research, DU VC opines

A seminar, titled 'Budget 2024: Expectations and Achievements', was held at Dhaka University (DU) on Tuesday. In the programme, former planning minister and current lawmaker M A Mannan said, poverty has not developed in a day. There are many reasons behind it. "A substantial amount of money goes

Budget not only anti-people but also anti-Bangladesh: Fakhrul

Budget not only anti-people but also anti-Bangladesh: Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir termed on Sunday the proposed budget for the fiscal year (FY) 2024-2025 not only as anti-people but also anti-Bangladesh. He also said the government has no moral rights to give budget as it has been clinging to power

AL renders Bangladesh dependent on foreign nations: Fakhrul

AL renders Bangladesh dependent on foreign nations: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday alleged that the Awami League government has made Bangladesh 'dependent' on foreign countries by destroying its economy. “Look at how they (govt) are selling the country for their own interests and staying in power. They have made i

Polls open in Cyclone Remal-hit upazilas

Polls open in Cyclone Remal-hit upazilas

Voters are casting their ballots to select local government representatives in 19 upazilas where polls were postponed due to Cyclone Remal. Voting began at 8am at 1,181 polling centres in these upazilas and will continue uninterrupted until 4pm, election officials say. The Upazilas were to go to

Proposed Budget: BNP to give official reaction Sunday

Proposed Budget: BNP to give official reaction Sunday

BNP will give its formal reaction to the proposed national budget for fiscal year 2024-25 on Sunday. BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir along with the party’s standing committee members will come up with the party’s official reaction to the budget at a press conference,