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Draft Company (amendment) Law, 2018 gets cabinet nod

WT24 Desk The cabinet today approved in principle the draft of “The Company (amendment) Law, 2018” incorporating a provision allowing formation of a “one-man company”, BSS reports. “The proposed law defines a ‘one-man company’ as a company to be formed with one person,” ...

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AL confirms nomination for polls

WT24 Desk The ruling Awami League has given its initial approval to the candidates who will compete for the party in the coming 11th parliamentary election, Agencies report. The party began distributing the confirmation letters for the candidates on Sunday ...

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AL picks Sadek, drops Nanak

WT24 Desk Awami League MP and former state minister for LGRD Jahangir Kabir Nanak failed to have the Awami League ticket to contest the 11th parliamentary elections from Dhaka-13 constituency, Agencies report. Sadek Khan, general secretary of Awami League’s Dhaka ...

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Five including 4 Bangladeshis jailed in UK

WT24 Desk Four Bangladeshi immigrants and an Indian national were jailed on Friday by Southwark Crown Court for operating a fraudulent Bangladeshi visa scam and stole £13 million from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), Agencies report. Ringleader Abul Kalam Muhammad ...

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PM talks to youths

WT24 Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday interacted with a diverse group of youths and listened to their dreams, hopes and aspirations about future Bangladesh, Agencies report. Demonstrating a strong sense of enthusiasm and vigour, around 150 young people selected ...

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Photographer-activist Shahidul Alam released

WT24 Desk Photographer-activist Shahidul Alam has been released from jail over three months after his arrest on charges of spreading rumours during student protests for road safety. His release on Tuesday night was delayed by hours due to dissimilarity in ...

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Sufia Kamal’s 19th death anniversary Tuesday

WT24 Desk The 19th death anniversary of poet Sufia Kamal, founding president of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad and a pioneer of Bengali women’s emancipation, will be observed on Tuesday, Agencies report Different socio-cultural organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe ...

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