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Niko graft case: SC fixes July 31 for hearing Khaleda’s petitions

The Supreme Court on Sunday fixed July 31 for hearing a leave-to-appeal petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking a stay on the trial in the Niko corruption case against her. Chamber Judge of the Appellate Division Justice Hasan Foez Siddique fixed the date. Khaleda Zia filed the petition in 2015 challenging a High Court verdict that had cleared ...

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Moudud wants govt to launch ‘united platform

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Sunday urged the government to float a ‘united platform’ with all to resist extremism and terrorism in the country. “A dangerous situation has been created now in the country due to the emergence of militancy and extremism. Our leader (Khaleda) has made a sincere call to the government for forging a national unity to ...

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Khaleda calls for unity to rid militancy

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia today called the Gulshan cafe attack a “cowardly act” and urged for a national unity to rid Bangladesh from militancy. “All our achievement will go in vain if we cannot ensure security and eliminate militancy. Let us come forward, unite, forgetting all our differences,” she said. The former prime minister was speaking at a press conference ...

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Dhaka attack: Khaleda to address media in afternoon

In the wake of the hostage crisis at a Gulshan café, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has called an emergency standing committee meeting this afternoon, to be followed by a press conference. Syrul Kabir Khan, a member of Khaleda’s media wing, said the party chief will hold an emergency meeting with the standing committee members at 3:00pm at hers Gulshan’s party ...

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Govt not sincere on forming unity against militancy: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir today alleged the government is not sincere to forge national unity to tackle militancy in the country. “Our chairperson [Khaleda Zia] has already called for a national unity to rid Bangladesh from present crisis,” he told journalists after paying homage to the victims of Dhaka attack. “But the government doesn’t want it that’s ...

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Khaleda has no SIM: Tarana

An Awami League leader recently called the former prime minister ‘irresponsible’ for not re-registering her connection by submitting biometric details. Tarana was at a meeting with representatives of mobile-phone operators on Sunday when reporters asked her about the status of Khaleda’s SIMs. “As far as I know, she has no SIM cards registered. Maybe she uses others’ phones to communicate. “She did ...

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