The ruling Awami League camp is upbeat about its relations with the United States following Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s recent India trip to attend the G20 summit.
Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday told her party leaders to spend at least half an hour on social media every day fighting anti-government propaganda.
Daulatun Nahar shudders when questions are asked about the August 21 grenade attack that forced her to adjust to a life of pain and trauma. Many nights she cannot sleep due to the physical suffering caused by splinters that live in her body in the hundreds.
Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday made the leaders from all tiers of her party vow that they would forget the divisions and campaign for those who get the party’s nomination in the coming national election.
Dhaka University students have been selected for the majority of crucial positions in the central committee of the Awami League-backed student organisation, Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL).
In absence of BNP, the Dhaka-17 by-polls scheduled for July 17, is shaping up to be a two-horse race between the ruling Awami League candidate, Muhammad A Arafat, and independent candidate Ashraful Hossain alias Hero Alom.
At least eight expelled BNP leaders and its associate bodies have been elected ward councillors in Sylhet city while four Jamaat-backed candidates won the polls held on Wednesday.
The Sylhet City Corporation elections held yesterday witnessed a mix of contrasting elements as the turnout of voters in the old areas was disappointing, while a festive atmosphere engulfed the newly-included ones, contributing to an overall increase in voter participation.