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  • Jatiya Oikyafront Election Symbol Sheaf of Paddy

    Oikyafront eyes AL allies' seats

    Jatiya Oikyafront wants to take full advantage of growing discontent among nomination seekers from the Awami League and its allies and gives special attention to the constituencies where the 14-party alliance, led by the ruling AL, is facing the problem.
  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia

    BNP 'gets Khaleda's nod'

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has given the nod to her party's plan to join the upcoming parliamentary polls and enforce a series of agitation programmes in the run-up to the election, party insiders said.
  • The chronicle of failed dialogues

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who wrapped up weeklong dialogues with political parties on the next parliamentary polls yesterday, had been part of the eventful history of both successful and failed talks.
  • Hefajat : Then and now

    As Hefajat-e Islam activists turned increasingly violent and kept Motijheel occupied for nearly 12 hours after their rally there on May 5, 2013, the law enforcers swung into action after midnight and drove them away. Following that show of strength, the Hefajat did not have to take to the streets again as the Islamist group got much of whatever it wanted through negotiations that took place away from the public eye.
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    Disaster looms as fire safety ignored

    More than 2,500 hospitals, educational institutions and shopping malls in the capital and its outskirts lack adequate fire safety measures, posing a serious risk of casualties in case of fire, reveals an inspection report of the fire department.