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Make party stronger, boost popularity

PM urges party leaders WT24 Desk Prime Minister and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina today urged her party leaders and workers to make the party stronger by increasing its popularity at the grassroots level as no party other than Awami ...

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‘Crowded Beyond 300 pc Capacity’

Jails across the country are overflowing with nearly three times more inmates than their capacity thanks to wholesale arrest of people WT24 Desk Jails across the country are overflowing with nearly three times more inmates than their capacity thanks to ...

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3 Bangladeshi’s die in Saudi accident

WT24 Desk Three Bangladeshi nationals were killed and six others injured in a road accident in Saudi Arabia early Wednesday, Agencies report. The deceased were identified as Julhash, 50 of Kachukhet area in Dhaka, Rashed, 65 of Mohammadpur area in ...

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WB approves $480m in aid for Rohingyas

WT24 Desk The World Bank has announced close to half-a-billion dollars in grant-based support to help Bangladesh address the needs of Rohingyas in areas such as health, education, water and sanitation, disaster risk management, and social protection, Agencies report. Reflecting ...

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UN, WB chiefs due July 1

WT24 Desk The United Nations has announced its Secretary-General António Guterres will travel to Bangladesh in a joint visit with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Agencies report. The visit from July 1  would highlight the “generosity” of Bangladesh in ...

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Tk 4,64,573 cr national budget passed

Parliament on Thursday passed the budget for FY 2018-19 themed as 'Bangladesh on a Pathway to Prosperity' with a growth target of 7.8 percent. WT24 Desk Parliament on Thursday passed the Tk 4,64,573 crore national budget for FY 2018-19 themed ...

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Bangladeshis held from border

The 19 poor men and women went to Haryana state in India several years ago through human traffickers in search of work WT24 Desk Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained 19 Bangladeshi nationals, including seven children and six women, ...

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