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Massive irregularities in 11th JS polls

WT24 Desk Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) said huge irregularities happened in the Dec 30 parliamentary elections, Agencies report. The independent civil society body said anomalous atmosphere in various shapes, discriminatory conduct and vote rigging occurred in the elections. Even, the ...

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Brahmanbaria road crash claims five

WT24 Desk At least five people have been killed and four others injured as a microbus lost control and crashed into a roadside tree in Brahmanbaria, Agencies report. Khantihata Highway Police OC Hossain Sarkar of the district said that the ...

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‘Vandalising’ Bangabandhu’s portrait

WT24 Desk A sedition complaint was filed with a court here on Monday against three BNP activists for reportedly vandalizing the photograph of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Agencies report. Nur Mostafa Tinu, a Jubo League leader ...

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200 houses razed in Rangamati blaze

WT24 Desk At least 200 houses were gutted as a fire broke out in Reserve Bazar area of Rangamati town early Sunday, Agencies report. On information, firefighters rushed to the scene started efforts to douse the blaze. The fire erupted at ...

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RMG workers, cops clash

WT24 Desk At least 20 workers of several readymade garment factories were injured in a clash with police in Narsinghapur area of Ashulia during the workers’ demo for the seventh consecutive day on Sunday, Agencies report. Several thousand of garment ...

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Submit wealth statements

WT24 Desk Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury Jabed today directed all staff and officials under his ministry to submit their wealth statements by February 28, Agencies report. “I am announcing zero tolerance against corruption… An efficient, transparent and people-friendly digital land ...

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Cops arrest 16 Rohingyas in Cumilla

WT24 Desk Police arrested 16 Rohingyas from Bagra in Brahmanpara upazila on Thursday, Agencies report. The arrestees are Hamida Begum, 60, Sabbir Ahmed, 30, Sabbir’s wife Hasina Begum, 30, Sabbir’s four children—Jabed, 12, Saber, 10, Majid, 6 and Sadek, 2, ...

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Thakurgaon bridge collapse kills 2

WT24 Desk Two workers were killed and four others injured after an old bridge collapsed during dismantling at Haripur Upazila’s Bokua Union on Thursday, Agencies report. Local Union Parishad Chairman Pavel Talukder named the dead workers as Torikul, 20, son ...

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DITF-19 kicks off

WT24 Desk The authority has made available online ticketing and QR code scanning ticketing services for the 24th edition of Dhaka International Trade Fair that kicked off today for the first time of its kind in a government programme, Agencies ...

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