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Democracy on firm footing: PM

WT24 Desk Awami League president and prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said democracy in Bangladesh now stands on a solid ground with the economy being strong enough, Agencies report. “Bangladesh is marching forward. Our democracy now stands on a ...

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EU calls for probe into anti-drug drive deaths

WT24 Desk Ambassadors of the European Union countries on Monday called on the government to investigate deaths of drug suspects during the ongoing anti-narcotics drive, Agencies report. In a statement, they obliquely referred to the killings in the ‘gunfights’, which ...

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Create social movement against drugs:PM

WT24 Desk Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday laid emphasis on creating a social movement against drugs as the one done against militancy, Agencies report. “There was a social movement against militancy; like that we want another social movement against ...

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‘Extrajudicial killings’ in focus

10 eminent citizens express concern WT24 Desk Ten noted citizens on Saturday voiced serious concern over the recent spate of extrajudicial killings in the name of anti-narcotic drive and urged the government to stop it Agencies report. In a joint ...

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Nation losing mental balance: Sultana Kamal

WT24 Desk Human rights activist Sultana Kamal on Saturday ridiculed the present government for resorting to ‘only one means of solving problems’ – gunfights that left more than 100 dead recently, Agencies report. “Such situation arises only when there is ...

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4 fallen Bangladeshi peacekeepers honoured

WT24 Desk Four fallen Bangladeshi peacekeepers have been honoured at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York on Friday, reports UNB. The four fallen peacekeepers from Bangladesh are sergeant Md Altaf Hossain, lance corporal Md Jakirul Alam Sarkar, and ...

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