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BD elected IORA Chair for 2021-23

WT24 Desk The 18th Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Council of Ministers’ Meeting has elected Bangladesh as the Vice Chairman of IORA for the period of 2019-21 and eventually as the IORA Chairman for 2021-23, Agencies report. As per the ...

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Election schedule on Nov 8

WT24 Desk The Election Commission will announce the schedule for the 11th parliamentary elections on November 8, Agencies report. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Commission on Sunday. “Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda will announce ...

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Bangladesh remembers four national leaders

WT24 Desk Bangladesh is commemorating Jail Killing Day, when the four national leaders close to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman were killed 43 years ago, Agencies report On Nov 3, 1975, four leaders of the wartime national government—acting president Syed Nazrul ...

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China stocks gain on trade war end hopes

WT24 Desk Stock markets in China gained on Friday after US President Donald Trump said trade talks with Beijing were “moving along nicely”, BBC reports. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng jumped 3.9%, Shanghai Composite rose 2.4% and the yuan firmed. The moves ...

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No specific solution

WT24 Desk Jatiya Oikyafront convener Dr Kamal Hossain on Thursday night said they placed their seven-point demand before Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina but did not find any specific solution except some good words about rallies and meetings, Agencies report. “The ...

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PM to lead 22- member team

WT24 Desk A 22-member 14-party delegation, led by Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, will sit in talks with the 16-member Jatiya Oikyafront team at Ganobhaban on Thursday evening, Agencies report. Awami League announced the names of the ...

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