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EC should dialogue before roadmap: Moudud

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Staff Reporter
BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Saturday said the Election Commission (EC) should have held dialogues with political parties before announcing its roadmap for the 11th parliamentary polls.
"The Election Commission has rolled out a roadmap. In other words, we can say it's a plan for holding a lopsided election. What's the use of presenting the roadmap if a fair and acceptable election is not held?" he said.
Speaking at a discussion meeting, the BNP leader further said, "They...
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Draft ‘BD Citizenship Bill’ irks expats

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Bangladeshi expatriates living abroad, especially the UK, the USA, Canada and Australia, have demanded substantial changes in the draft 'Bangladesh Citizenship Bill' to protect the interests of over 20 lakh Bangladeshis.
Global Committee for Fair Citizenship Law in Bangladesh...
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Efforts on to use religion for vote: Dr Kamal

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Eminent jurist and Gono Forum president Dr Kamal Hossain on Saturday bemoaned that efforts are there to cheaply use religion only for having votes.
"Mass killings were carried out while lakhs of people maimed and many women raped in the name of religion in 1971. Later...
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Fire at capital’s Nilkhet book market

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Dhaka : A fire has broken out at the book market in Nilkhet area of the capital. According to witnesses, the fire broke out at a shop in the market around 7:50pm and it soon engulfed other shops adjacent to it.

On information, nine fire-fighting units rushed in and are working to douse the...
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3 Bangladeshi peacekeepers get UN medal

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DHAKA - Three peacekeepers of Bangladesh, who sacrificed their lives while serving in the UN peace operations last year, were honored on Wednesday with "Dag Hammarskj"ld Medal", a award given by the United Nations (UN).

Soldier of Bangladesh Army Md Abdul Bashar and constables of Bangladesh...
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