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Sylhet city polls Candidates get symbols, begin campaign

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A Correspondent
Sylhet: The mayoral and councilor candidates in Sylhet City Corporation elections scheduled for July 30 offi-cially launched campaigns after being allocated symbols by the returning officer on Tuesday.
Election Commissioner Md Alimuzzaman officially distributed electoral symbols among seven mayoral aspir-ants, 127 councilor candidates and 62 women aspirants at its office around 10am.
As usual, BNP-backed candidate Ariful Haque Chowdhury was given 'sheaf of paddy' while Awami...
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HC order today on Badal’s release

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Court Correspondent
The High Court today to pass an order on a writ petition seeking directives for releasing Badal Farazi who served 10 years in India's Tihar jail in a murder case.
The two-member HC bench of Justice J B M Hasan and Justice Md Khairul Alam fixed the date after hearing the writ...
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Zia Trust case Khaleda’s bail extended again

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Court Correspondent
A Dhaka court on Tuesday again extended the bail of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia till July 17 in Zia Charita-ble Trust graft case.
Judge Md Akhteruzzaman of the Special Judge Court-5 passed the order and fixed the new date.
Earlier on June 28, the same court extended her bail...
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All 13 boys rescued from Thai cave

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Mae Sai, Jul 10 (AP): All 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, the Thai navy SEALs said Tuesday, ending an 18-day ordeal that riveted people around the world.
The SEALs, who were central to the rescue effort, said on their Facebook page that...
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Ecnec approves 6 projects of Tk 2,920.39cr

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Staff Reporter
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved six projects, in-cluding one to repair and construct food godowns with an estimated cost of Tk 316.88 crore for enhancing the food stock capacity across the country.
The approval came from the...
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