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20 injured as RMG workers demo

WT24 Desk Garment workers staged demonstrations in Uttara, Savar and Gazipur on Monday demanding cancellation of the ‘discriminatory’ wage board announced by the government for them, disrupting traffic on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway and Airport road for several hours, Agencies report. In ...

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Tearful adieu to an honest politician

WT24 Desk Awami League Presidium member and Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam, who passed away at a Thailand hospital on Thursday, was laid to eternal rest here on Sunday, UNB reports. He was buried at the Banani Graveyard after ...

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Winter chill in n-western districts

WT24 Desk The sweeping cold wave, accompanied by dense fog, is making the life harder for the residents of Panchagarh, Chuadanga and Chapainawabganj districts, Agencies report. According to the Met office here, the mercury dropped below 6 degrees Celsius in ...

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NGO official ‘missing’ in Gopalganj

WT24 Desk An official of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) has reportedly been missing in Muksudpur upazila for 12 days, Agencies report. The victim is Raicharan Biswas, 40, senior loan officer of upazila branch of Association for Social Advancement (ASA) and ...

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31 Rohingya people held in Cumilla

WT24 Desk Police arrested 31 Rohingya people, including six women and 18 children, from Eid gah road intersection in the city on Thursday, UNB reports. Md Salahuddin, inspector of Kotwali Model Police station, said on information, a team of police ...

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‘Gunfight’ in Feni

WT24 Desk Two suspected drug traders were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Dagonbhuiya early Wednesday, Agencies report. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Asad, 42, son of Toru and Emamul Akond 24, ...

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Mayhem after 2 die on Dhaka road

WT24 Desk Garment factory workers have protested violently against the deaths of two of their teenaged peers in a road accident in Dhaka, blocking streets for several hours, Agency reports. Hundreds of protesters took to the street in front of ...

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Injured in polls violence in Rajshahi

WT24 Desk A local leader of Awami League, who suffered injuries in an alleged attack by rivals at a vote centre on Election Day, succumbed to his injuries on Monday, raising death toll from election violence in Rajshahi to three, ...

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