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Habibun Nahar Bina wins Bagerhat-3 by-polls

WT24 Desk Ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL) candidate Habibun Nahar Bina has been elected uncontested in the by-election to Bagerhat-3 constituency, reports BSS. Returning Officer Md Nuruzzaman Talukdar today, Monday, officially announced that Habibun Nahar, wife of newly-elected Khulna city ...

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BRTC bus service ticket sales begin Tuesday

WT24 Desk Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) will start sale of advance tickets of its special service on Tuesday, aiming to ease journey of Eid holidaymakers, Agencies report. Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader came up with the announcement ...

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40 held in Satkhira anti-drug drive

WT24 Desk Police in a drive detained 40 people, including seven suspected drug traders from different areas in Satkhira from Sunday night to Monday morning, reports UNB. Among the detainees six people were arrested from Sadar upazila, six from Kolaroa ...

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Advance ticket sales at Kamalapur

ACC launches surprise drive WT24 Desk The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) conducted a surprise drive at Kamalapur Railway Station on Sunday to check irregularities in the sales of advance train tickets ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, Agencies report. Bangladesh Railway authorities started selling ...

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Second Dharla Bridge opens

WT24 Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday opened the second Dharla Bridge in Kurigram district on Sunday, Agencies report. She inaugurated the bridge, named Sheikh Hasina Dharla Bridge, through a videoconference from her official residence Ganobhaban. The 950-metre long ...

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snake bite kills 2 in Narail

WT24 Desk Two people including a minor were killed in separate incidents of snake bite in Lohagara and Kalia upazilas in the district on Friday, Agencies report. The deceased were identified as Samiul Molla, 13, son of Ohidul Molla of ...

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2 die in CNG cylinder blast in Noakhali

WT24 Desk Two people were killed and another injured as a cylinder of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw exploded after the vehicle crashed into a tree in Noakhali sadar upazila on Sunday morning, reports UNB. The identity of the deceased could not ...

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Gas crisis hits Ctg hard

WT24 Desk Musa Hawlader, a resident of Askar Dighi area in the port city, now has to buy Iftar items from hotels and restaurants as there is no gas supply to cook those at home, according to reports. “I know, ...

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