BNP to finalise DNCC mayor candidate tonight

BNP to finalise DNCC mayor candidate tonight

The meeting will be held at 8:30pm tonight at the party chairperson’s Gulshan office in Dhaka, Syrul Kabir Khan, an official of Khaleda's press wing, told The Daily Star.

The Election Commission announced that the polls to the DNCC mayoral post would be held on February 26.

Deadline for filing nomination is January 18, while January 21 and 22 have been set for scrutinising the nomination papers. January 29 is the last date for withdrawing candidacy.

The post fell vacant after its mayor Annisul Huq, a celebrated personality and successful businessman, died in London on November 30, after about two years in his first public office.


Amsterdam not worried about EMA impact on housing market

Amsterdam city council is not worried about the impact of the arrival of the European Medicines Agency on the city’s already stretched housing market, the Parool has reported.

As yet it is unclear how many EMA workers will make the move from London to Amsterdam, but current estimates range at between 200 and 700. The agency has a current workforce


London Schools reforms after scandal and revitalises cricketing mission

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The alma mater of Gooch, Compton and Emburey was rightly ostracised after scandal last year but its role is too important to be neglected, which is why a group of us have intervened to get it back on its feet

For 92 years the London Schools Cricket Association has been a grand, slightly rickety sporting charity, its mission to promote cricket in


London franchise moves closer as NFL confirms first game at Spurs stadium

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  • Oakland-Seattle to be held at new stadium with two games at Wembley
  • NFL’s Mark Waller hints permanent franchise could happen in 2021

The NFL’s international development manager believes the league’s “11-year tease” with London will lead to a permanent franchise, potentially as soon as 2021.

Speaking at the announcement of this year’s three NFL games i


Trump cancels London trip, blames Obama for 'bad deal'

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Authors: Subcontinent Times

Updated: Jan 12, 2018 14:01 IST

Washington DC [U.S.A.], Jan. 12 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has confirmed that he has cancelled his trip to London, which was scheduled in February to help open a new US embassy there, blaming his predecessor Barack Obama for

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