17 contenders declared valid so far as EC resumes hearing

The Election Commission (EC) today declared 17 candidates valid after hearing 40 petitions filed against the rejection of their nomination papers by the returning officers during

JP’s Hawlader denied, Sohel Rana accepted

The Election Commission (EC) today turned down candidature of Jatiya Party leader Ruhul Amin Hawlader from Patuakhali-1 constituency for contesting the upcoming general election.

Party Candidates for Polls: AL, BNP likely to unveil lists today

Both the ruling Awami League and its archrival BNP are likely to unveil today their final lists of parliamentary candidates, leaving out seats for their alliance partners.The AL

Apparel workers to get minimum salary Tk 8,000 from Dec

The minimum wage for the apparel workers across the country announced by the government will be effective from this month, said an official release here today.

Vote condemning Hamas for firing rockets into Israel fails at UN

A US-sponsored resolution condemning militant group Hamas for firing rockets into Israel has failed to pass at the UN General Assembly.The resolution won a majority of 87 to 57,

CNN offices evacuated after bomb threat, says network

CNN’s New York offices were evacuated Thursday night after a bomb threat, the network said, recalling a similar evacuation in October after an explosive device was discovered.

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