Leadership row surfaces in JP (1면)
Despite the succession of GM Quader as chief of the Jatiya Party, the
crisis centring the true leadership of the party is far from over, as multiple
factions, including a group led by Raushan Ershad, are trying to hold sway over
the party rank and file.
BNP likely to contest Rangpur-3 by-poll (15면)
The BNP is considering taking part in the by-election to the Rangpur-3
constituency, which has fallen vacant following the death of former president
Hussein Muhammad Ershad, according to party leaders.
By-elections in 277 UPs tomorrow (15면)
The by-election to different posts – chairman, member and reserved seat
exclusively for women – of some 277 Union Parishads will be held in different
districts of the country tomorrow.
Dhaka to urge Delhi for joint anti-drug drives (1면)
In the wake of significant rise in drug smuggling through the Indo-Bangla
border for the past several years, Bangladesh is likely to call for joint
drives to curb the malice in the upcoming home minister level meeting with
Bangladesh, Malta to begin ‘new era of cooperation’ (2면)
Bangladesh and Malta have agreed to begin a ‘new era of cooperation’ to
invigorate bilateral relations to achieve concrete benefits for the two
countries. This was agreed between Bangladesh foreign minister Dr AK Abdul
Momen and Maltese minister for foreign affairs and trade promotion Carmelo
Abela during official bilateral talks held in the Maltese capital, Valetta, on
CDP to help Bangladesh after LDC graduation (9면)
The Committee for Development Policy of the UN has assured Bangladesh of
its active support to continue international facilities on its different
operations after LDC graduation, said Planning Minister MA Mannan yesterday.