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  • Bangladesh General Election 2018

    C'wealth wants BNP to take part in polls

    Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland has urged BNP to participate in the coming national election.

  • Govt working strengthen democracy

    Govt working to strengthen democracy: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government is working on strengthening democracy in the country and accelerating the country's development.

  • Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland

    Commonwealth secretary general due tomorrow

    Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland is to begin her three-day working tour to Bangladesh to have discussions with the head of government, ministers and other public figures on priorities and commitments.

  • CPA lawmakers for introducing uniform visa, trade systems

    Commonwealth parliamentarians unanimously agree to work for introducing uniform visa and trade systems and easing tariff restrictions among the commonwealth countries like the European Union (EU).

  • CPC confce begins today

    Bangladesh will seek support from foreign delegates, including speakers and deputy speakers of Commonwealth nations' parliaments,

  • Flame of reconciliation to burn brightly at Commonwealth Games

    The two decade reconciliation process which has seen Australia confront its treatment of indigenous people has been fully embraced by 2018 Commonwealth Games organisers, Gold Coast Elder Ted Williams told AFP.

  • UK minister Alok Sharma arrives in Dhaka

    Alok Sharma, UK foreign office minister for Asia and the Pacific, arrives in Dhaka on a three-day visit for strengthening counter-terrorism cooperation.

  • Shakil up to third

    International Master Abu Sufian Shakil returns to winning ways in the Commonwealth Games, beating Sri Lankan Priyankara.

  • Shakil slips to second

    International Master Abu Sufian Shakil slips from the top position of the Commonwealth Chess Championship at the close of the fourth round.

  • Shakil in pole position

    International Master Abu Suafian Shakil shares the lead in the Commonwealth Chess Championship as the second round comes to an end.

  • Bolt gears up for Olympic trials

    Usain Bolt will embark on the first major test of what he plans to be a triumphant swansong Thursday as the Jamaican Olympic athletics trials get under way.

  • Baki takes aim at Olympics medal drought

    An Olympics triumph can make you a hero in any country but legendary status awaits Abdullah Hel Baki if he can finally rid Bangladesh of an unwanted distinction, the biggest nation never to win a medal.

  • The Commonwealth needs to be reformed

    The only time when members feel happy to project themselves as part of the Commonwealth is when the Commonwealth Games come up every four years.

  • Climate crunch to dominate Commonwealth summit

    The 2015 Commonwealth Summit kicks off on Friday to a grand opening ceremony with Queen Elizabeth, followed by intense working sessions where world leaders will grapple with climate change.