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Update : 16 Nov 2023, 08:07 PM

CPD: Govt wasting dollars on import-based power generation, capacity charges

The government is wasting more dollars on import-dependent power generation like coal, gas, or oil-fired plants, not to mention capacity charge costs and avoiding local gas production, said the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Thursday.

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EU election observation team coming to Dhaka soon

A European Union team will arrive in Dhaka soon to observe the upcoming general elections to be held on January 7.

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Representational image of Bangladesh-EU flag. Photo: Collected

BNP calls nationwide 48hr hartal from Sunday

The BNP has called a 48-hour hartal (strike) from Sunday across Bangladesh demanding the cancellation of the national polls' schedule.

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File image of BNP flag. Photo: Collected

Trinamool BNP announces to join polls, welcomes schedule

Welcoming the schedule announced for the upcoming national polls of Bangladesh, the Trinamool BNP has announced that they will nominate candidates for all 300 constituencies in the polls.

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Chairperson Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury of Trinamool BNP addresses a press conference at Hotel Shinepukur Suites in Gulshan on Thursday, November 16, 2023. Photo: Dhaka Tribune

Opposition parties call for 2-day hartal from Sunday

Opposition parties, including Gono Odhikar Parishad (Nur-Rashed) and Gantantra Mancha, have called for a 48-hour hartal on Sunday in protest against the announcement of the poll schedule.

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Gono Odhikar Parishad President Nurul Haque Nur speaks at a protest rally in Dhaka on Thursday, November 16, 2023. Photo: Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

All you need to know about criteria for candidates in national polls

A circular has been issued by the Election Commission Secretariat, announcing the schedule of the 12th national parliamentary polls on Wednesday.

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The undated image shows a polling agent marking on a voter`s hand after casting vote. Photo: Collected

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