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Draft of amended labour law gets cabinet nod

WT24 Desk The Cabinet today approved in principal the draft of Bangladesh Labour (Amendment) Act, 2018 aimed at making it friendlier for workers alongside disciplining workers and owners conduct for increased productivity, Agencies report. “The cabinet approved the law in ...

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BIMSTEC leaders focus on blue economy

Pledge cooperation in the sector WT24 Desk BIMSTEC leaders on Friday emphasised the importance of blue economy and agreed to cooperate in this sector for sustainable development of the region., Agencies report. They decided to establish an inter-governmental expert group ...

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Govt to buy 600 buses from India under LoC

WT24 Desk The government is procuring 300 double-decker, 200 air-conditioned and 100 single-decker non-AC buses under the second Indian Line of Credit (LoC) to Bangladesh, UNB reports. A contract signing ceremony between Bangladesh and India for the procurement of 300 ...

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Journalist hacked dead in Pabna

WT24 Desk A female journalist was hacked to death by a group of unidentified assailants in front of her home at Radhanagar Majumdarparha in Pabna district town on Tuesday night, report Agencies. The deceased is Suborna Nodi, 32, the Pabna ...

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Nazrul’s death anniversary observed

WT24 Desk The 42nd death anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam  was  observed  on Monday, Agencies report. Nazrul, revered as Bidrohi Kobi(a rebel poet) for his activism for political and social justice, breathed his last in Dhaka on 12th Bhadro of ...

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