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Office hours for Ramadan 9am to 3.30pm

WT24 Desk The government has announced revised office hours for public servants during the Ramadan, according to the cabinet decision, News Agencies report. The new office timing has been brought down to six and a half hours — from 9:00am ...

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OIC forms committee on Rohingya crisis

WT24 Desk The foreign ministers meeting of the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has agreed on a ministerial-level ad-hoc committee to address the crisis of the Rohingya Muslims, Agencies report. Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali as the chair of ...

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Maintain peace in hill districts

PM calls on hill people WT24 Desk Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday laid emphasis on maintaining a peaceful atmosphere in the hill tracts of the country, News Agencies report. “Make it sure peace prevails there [in hills]… we do ...

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Stand beside deported Rohingyas

PM to OIC; She also renews call for maintaining international pressure on Myanmar WT24 Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday appealed to the Muslim countries under the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to firmly stand beside the forcibly deported ...

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OIC representatives visiting Rohingya camps

WT24 Desk A high-profile delegation of representatives of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is visiting Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar on Friday, reports BSS. A 53-member delegation of representatives of OIC-member countries arrived at Cox’s Bazar Airport around 8:45am ...

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Continue drives against drug abuse

PM to Rab WT24 Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday gave directives to Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) to continue its drives against drug abuse, including drug peddlers, as this menace is spreading fast in society, UNB reports. “We’ve been ...

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ADB-UK launch new fund

Bangladesh among 8 beneficiary countries WT24 Desk The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of the United Kingdom on Wednesday launched the Asia Regional Trade and Connectivity Fund (ARTCF) from which Bangladesh will be benefited, News Agencies report. The ...

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Bangladesh obseves Shab-e-Barat

WT24 Desk The holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune and forgiveness, was observed in the country on Tuesday night with due religious fervour, Agencies report. According to Muslim belief, Shab-e-Barat is the night when Allah arranges the affairs of the ...

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Bangladesh observes Historic May Day

WT24 Desk The historic May Day was observed across the country as elsewhere around the globe on Tuesday with a pledge to establish the rights of workers, News Agencies report. Trade unions and readymade garment (RMG) workers, professional bodies, socio-cultural ...

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