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Lubna Yasmin
Joint News Editor
Lubna Yasmin, working with the Daily Observer as Joint News Editor in its online service since March 2014. Before joining the Daily Observer, worked with online news portal banglanews24.com from March 2010 to December 2011, and with United News of Bangladesh (UNB) from August 1996 to February 2010. Worked in a weekly "Dhakar Chithi" as a reporter in 1992. Traveling, reading books and watching movies are her hobbies.
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By Lubna Yasmin
2 killed in B'baria clashTwo groups of villagers locked in a clash in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria on Monday afternoon, leaving two killed.Identities of the deceased could not be known yet.The clash ensued at about 3:30pm at Rampur village as a sequel to previous enmity, said assistant superintendent of Brahmanbaria police (Sarail circle) M Moniruzzaman.
He rejects demands for fresh polls
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CEC claims 80 percent voter turnoutClaiming that the election was held in a peaceful environment, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda  said, "There was a great eagerness and excitement. Everyone was in a festive mood.”The  made the remarks at a press conference at the Election Commission on Monday regarding feedback after the vote, reports bdnews24.com.Ballots were cast in 299 of ...
By Lubna Yasmin
No compromise about cricket until World Cup, says Mashrafe

Bangladesh cricket icon Mashrae Bin Mortaza, who was unofficially elected MP from Narail-2 in the just held 11th national election, has expressed his unwillingness to compromise with cricket until ICC World Cup in 2019. "I'll join the practice session for Rangpur Riders at BPL. And no compromise with cricket until 2019 World Cup," said the ...
By Lubna Yasmin
AL calls Oikyafront to accept polls resultsThe Awami League has called upon Jatiya Oikyafront to accept the results of 11th parliamentary elections.AL Joint General Secretary Abdur Rahman made the call in a press release held at the party President's  Dhanmondi office in Dhaka on Monday afternoon.Replying to a question over Oikyafront's result boycott, the AL leader said, "They cannot reject the ...
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Show restraint after election win: Quader to supporters Warning Awami League activists to not get carried away after their victory in the polls, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has asked them to refrain from behaving badly with political opponents.Quader made the remarks after congratulating the activists in his Noakhali district on Monday.He also said that the prime minister had instructed them not ...
By Lubna Yasmin
Partha boycotts electionJatiya Party candidate for Dhaka-17 Andaleeve Rahman Partha boycotted the 11th parliamentary election on Sunday bringing allegation  of attack on his partymen.Announcing his decision at about 1:15pm, Partha questioned,"Will I let my agents and activists to get hurt without any reason?"Polling agents were driven out from 80 centres, he alleged, adding that police and Awami ...
By Lubna Yasmin
Salma Islam boycotts pollsIndependent  candidate from Dhaka-1Salma Islam on Sunday boycotted election alleging vote rigging.She made the announcement in a press briefing at at her residence at Kamarkhola in Nababganj at noon.Salma Islam also alleged attacks on her supporters, driving out polling agents from centres and casting fake votes in her constituency.Awami League candidate Salman F Rahman is ...
By Lubna Yasmin
IGP claims polls peaceful sans some stray incidentsInspector General of Police Mohammad Javed Patwary has claimed that the 11th parliamentary election is holding peacefully sans some stray incidents.The IGP came up with the comment while visiting city's Viqarunnisa Noon School and College centre at 10 am on Sunday. Some foreign visitors  also visited the centre at that time. "Voting is going on ...
By Lubna Yasmin
Victory inevitable, if voters can exercise franchise: FakhrulBNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday said the victory of Jatiya Oikyafront inevitable if voters can excersise their franchise freely.The BNP leader, also a candidate of Thakurgaon-1, came up with the hope after casting his vote at the Thakurgaon Government Girls’ School. He cast vote at the centre around 8:30 am. Fakhrul ...
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Man killed in triangular clash A man was shot dead in a triangular clash during a bid to capture a polling centre in Banshkhali Upazila of Chattogram hours before the commencement of the national election.The incident occurred at the Boroitoli Govt Primary School centre in Katharia Union at 2:30am on Sunday, reports bdnews24.com.The deceased has been identified as Ahmed Kabir, ...
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