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Bangladesh: Shutdown from Sunday threatened

The BNP-led 20-party alliance has threatened to go for all-out movement including hartal alongside the countrywide blockade from Sunday if the government does not meet its demand, report agencies. The alliance will also hold demonstrations in all upazila, municipality, district ...

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British HC Gibson to meet Khaleda Zia

British High Commissioner in Dhaka Robert Gibson is going to be the first diplomat to meet BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan office amid a transport blockade marred by violence,reports agency. The meeting will take place at 5pm on ...

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BD shutdown extends by 48 hrs more

The BNP-led 20-party alliance on Tuesday extended its ongoing 72-hour nationwide hartal by 48 hours until 6am Friday as part of its movement for what it said restoring democracy and people’s voting right, report news agencies.  In a statement, BNP ...

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