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2015-12-16 21:16:00
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Chittagong, Bangladesh. December 16, 2015. [DrikNEWS] - People of all walks of life celebrated the Victory Day in the port city through paying tribute and respect to the freedom fighters who embraced martyrdom for motherland during the Liberation War in 1971. Celebration of the Victory Day got a greater magnitude here this year as execution of convicted war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury helped Chittagong to get rid of disgraceful chapter to some extent after long 44 years. To mark the day,...
2015-12-16 16:40:00
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Bogra, Bangladesh. December 16, 2015. [DrikNEWS] – Victory Day was celebrated in Bogra with parades and displays by students at Shaheed Chandu cricket stadium. Students showed history and tradition of Bangladesh through their presentations. They raised the green-red national flag up in the air in front of thousands of audiences symbolizing our victory and new generation of patriots. Photos: Shafiq Islam/DrikNEWS ...
2016-01-03 09:43:00
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Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. January 3, 2016. [DrikNEWS] - Devotees join the district Ijtema, a religious congregation, at Uporajarampur Markaj mosque ground in Chapainawabganj town on Saturday, the last day of the three-day event. The ijtema was arranged based on government’s decision of organizing ijtema in every district so that participation of sick and aged people can be ensured. Nearly fifty thousand Islam followers, both males and females, joined the congregation. Strict security phases...
2016-01-01 23:56:00
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Kurigram, Bangladesh. January 01, 2016. [DrikNEWS] – Children who have recently been titled as ‘Bangladeshis’ through enclave exchange between Bangladesh and India, are now proud owners of new books in the new year. These children, who did not have any permanent identity, no fundamental rights, never went to school, participated in national book festival today for the first time observed throughout the country. The photographs were taken at Dashiarchhara of Fulbari upazila. Students here w...
2016-01-01 21:07:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. January 01, 2016. [DrikNEWS] - Free books distribution festival was held in all the academic institutions at Primary and Secondary levels of Gaibandha on Friday. The books were distributed in a ceremony organised by district primary education office. The ceremony was held at the premises of Gaibandha Collegiate Government Primary School around 10 am. Education office sources said 800,000 books were distributed among 6,503 students of 2,927 schools of the district. There wa...
2016-01-01 14:48:00
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Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. January 01, 2016. [DrikNEWS] - Textbook Festival Day was celebrated across the country today with school students receiving their sets of textbooks for their new classes in the country’s schools and madrasahs on the first day of the New Year. There was a festive mood everywhere and school authorities arranged ceremonies in their compounds to distribute the books among students. District Commissioner Mohammad Jahangir Kabir inaugurated the textbook festival at Model...
2015-12-30 17:52:00
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Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. December 30, 2015. [DrikNEWS] - Election officials have started counting the ballots after voting ended for the first local body polls in Bangladesh held on party lines. Polling officers are now busy in counting votes. Vote casting procedures started today at 8am and ended at 4pm in 89 centres of Chapainawabganj. Photos: Zohurul Islam/DrikNEWS ...
2015-12-30 17:39:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. December 30, 2015. [DrikNEWS] - Election officials have started counting the ballots after voting ended for the first local body polls in Bangladesh held on party lines. The photographs were taken at Gobindaganj High School voting centre. Photos: Quddus Alam/DrikNEWS ...
2015-12-30 13:03:00
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Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. December 30, 2015. [DrikNEWS] – The voting at the polling stations for mayoral and councilor candidates began in the winter morning from 8am on Wednesday and will continue until 4pm. This is the first nationwide election after the 2008 parliament polls in which the two leading parties, Awami League and BNP, are facing each other off. The ballot papers and other polls materials, along with electoral officials, had reached the polling centres under tight security ear...
2015-12-30 12:16:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. December 30, 2015. [DrikNEWS] – 19 Mayor candidates, 49 female councilor candidates and 138 male councilor candidates are contesting in 3 municipalities of Gaibandha. 86526 voters will cast their vote to select the best candidate. Number of women voters is more than male voters this year in these three municipalities. 47 vote centres have been identified as risky and thus law enforcement members have been appointed in each centre for a peaceful voting scenario. A magist...

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