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Saudi King, Crown Prince congratulate Sheikh Hasina

Saudi King, Crown Prince congratulate Sheikh Hasina

Saudi King Salman sent on Monday a cable to the Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, congratulating her on winning parliamentary elections, reports Saudi Gazette. The King wished her success as well as steady progress and prosperity for the people of Bangladesh. Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, also sent a

Welcome 2019 – Happy New Year!

Welcome 2019 – Happy New Year!

As we head into the last major holiday of the year, New Year’s Eve, we are finalizing our plans for how to spend that special moment when the clock literally counts down the last 10 seconds of the old year, and we usher in 2019 with celebration. Just because there are no planetary positions denoting

AL’s win is another victory in December: Hasina

AL’s win is another victory in December: Hasina

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina today termed the win of the Awami League-led Grand Alliance in the parliamentary polls as another victory of the countrymen in December, the month of victory, reports BSS. “The win of the Awami League-led grand alliance in yesterday’s national election is another victory of the countrymen in

Nearly 46 percent voter turnout in EVM exclusive seats

Nearly 46 percent voter turnout in EVM exclusive seats

This was the first time votes were taken via Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), with the machines used in six seats of the 300. However, the results from EVMs could not be declared swiftly as stated earlier. The first declared seat was that of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Gopalganj-3. Here, the returning officer declared final

Modi congratulates Hasina

Modi congratulates Hasina

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Awami League (AL) chief Sheikh Hasina for her party’s landslide victory in the 11 parliamentary election held on Sunday (Dec 30), according to prime minister’s press wing sources. The Indian premier, in a phone call on, passed on good wishes to Hasina, who has now become the only

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Welcome 2019 – Happy New Year!

Welcome 2019 – Happy New Year!

As we head into the last major holiday of the year, New Year’s Eve, we are finalizing our plans for how to spend that special moment when the clock literally counts down the last 10 seconds of the …

80 percent voter turnout in election: CEC

80 percent voter turnout in election: CEC

The Election Commission says it’s “totally satisfied” over the 11th National Election, which saw a voter turnout of 80 percent. Briefing the media on Monday (Dec 31), a day after the voting, …


AL’s win is another victory in December: Hasina

AL’s win is another victory in December: Hasina

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina today termed the win of the Awami League-led Grand Alliance in the parliamentary polls as another victory of the countrymen in December, the …

Nearly 46 percent voter turnout in EVM exclusive seats

Nearly 46 percent voter turnout in EVM exclusive seats

This was the first time votes were taken via Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), with the machines used in six seats of the 300. However, the results from EVMs could not be declared swiftly as stated …


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Burnley end run of defeats with win over West Ham

Burnley end run of defeats with win over West Ham

Goals from Chris Wood and teenager Dwight McNeil gave struggling Burnley a much-needed 2-0 Premier League win over West Ham United at Turf Moor on Sunday, ending a run of three straight defeats for Sean Dyche’s team. Victory lifted Burnley above Fulham into 18th place, and although they remain in the relegation zone on 15


Alastair Cook awarded knighthood

Alastair Cook awarded knighthood

Alastair Cook described himself as “hugely honoured and proud” after his record-breaking efforts in an England shirt were recognised with a knighthood. Mere months …

BCB allows Steve Smith to play in BPL

BCB allows Steve Smith to play in BPL

Changing its earlier stance, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has now decided to allow former Australian captain Steve Smith, who is currently facing a one-year suspension …

Five things that have gone wrong for Manchester City

Five things that have gone wrong for Manchester City

English champions Manchester City slumped to a third shock defeat in four Premier League games at Leicester on Boxing Day to slip to third in the table and seven points …