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Dyke collapse floods 6 Bagerhat villages

WT24 Desk Six villages were inundated in Sadar upazila as the river protection embankment along the Bhairab River collapsed at three points early Wednesday, leaving 1,000 people marooned, Agencies report. Locals said the embankment broke down at Majhidanga, Dingsaipara and ...

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AL leader hacked dead in Cox’s Bazar

WT24 Desk A local Awami League leader was hacked to death at Bangla Bazar in Maheshkhali upazila on Wednesday, Agencies report. The victim was identified as Ziabul Haque, a leader of Matarbari union unit of Awami League and resident of ...

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Rapists on the prowl

Patuakhali schoolgirl killed after ‘rape’ WT24 Desk   In another incident of extreme brutality, a seventh grader was killed reportedly after rape by unknown miscreants in her house at Serajpur village in Kalapara upazila on Tuesday night, Agencies report. The ...

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Aziz Khan on Singapore’s rich list

WT24 Desk Bangladeshi businessman and Summit Group Chairman Muhammed Aziz Khan is among Singapore’s richest people, Agencies report. With $910 million net worth, Khan ranks 34th among 50 richest people in the city state, according to a 2018 list published ...

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Bangladesh observes ‘National Mourning Day’

WT24 Desk The nation observed the National Mourning Day today(Wednesday) with due reverence and solemnity, marking the 43rd anniversary of assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Agencies report. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – the architect of the ...

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