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12 DCC councillor aspirants show-caused

WT24 Desk The Election Commission has issued show cause notices to 12 councillor aspirants of the Dhaka South City Corporation elections for not bringing down their electoral posters till today. The notices were issued for violating the electoral code of ...

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Anger and fury over CCC nomination

Mohiuddin followers protest central decision, Nasir seeks his blessings WT24 Desk The division in Chittagong city chapter of ruling Awami League has sharpened  over the mayoral nomination of the Chittagong City Corporation (CCC). The division resurfaced following hundreds of loyalists ...

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BDB skeptic about city polls

Bikalpadhara Bangladesh chief AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury is sceptical about how efficiently upcoming city corporation polls in Dhaka and Chittagong will be conducted,reports agency.  After meeting the grieving family of missing BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed on Monday he spoke to the reporters about ...

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Chittagong JMB chief held

WT24 Desk Police in Chittagong claim to have arrested a leader of the banned militant outfit Jamaa’tul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) with ‘bomb-making material’.   The arrested man, Ershad Hossain alias Mamun, is the chief of JMB’s Chittagong district unit, said Kabar ...

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US Troops Pull Out Of Yemen As Crisis Worsens

Yemen’s embattled president requests an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, as US forces evacuate from a key airbase. Some 100 US troops, including specials forces commandos, have begun pulling out of Yemen amid worsening security concerns, Sky News ...

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‘IS online threat’ to US military

The US defence department says it is investigating an online threat allegedly made by Islamic State (IS) to about 100 of its military personnel, BBC reports.  A list of names and addresses was posted on a website linked to the ...

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20-party’s blockade enters 75th day

The countrywide indefinite transport blockade, enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance, stepped into the 75th day on Saturday, UNB reports. In the capital, police arrested 11 leaders and activists of BNP, Jamaat-Shibir and Hizb-ut Tahrir for ‘sabotage plan’ from different ...

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‘BNP decision on city polls soon’

WT24 Desk BNP will soon declare whether it will field candidates in the Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation polls, a senior leader has said.  “BNP has not decided on the matter yet. We are discussing whether or not to go ...

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