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Govt failed to help flood victims

BNP alleges, distributes relief materials among victims WT24 Desk BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday alleged that flood victims have to endure immense sufferings as the government has “failed” to provide them with necessary relief materials, Agencies report. “It’s the government’s responsibility to stand beside helpless flood victims with adequate relief materials to assuage their sufferings, but ...

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Take immediate stpes for Khaleda’s ‘better treatment’

She is sick and unable to eat, BNP claims WT24 Desk Voicing deep concern over the illness of its chairperson, BNP on Friday demanded that immediate steps be taken for her proper treatment either at home or abroad as per her desire, Agencies report. “She (Khaleda) has been suffering from ulcer in her tounge.  She has lost weight by  around four kg ...

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BORIS BASHES THE BENCHES

Boris Johnson tells MPs who’ve failed to deliver Brexit their ‘first job is to restore trust in democracy’ WT24 Desk BORIS Johnson today called on Brexit-blocking MPs to “restore trust in democracy” by allowing Britain to leave the EU at last in his first Commons speech, The Sun reports. The Prime Minister had minutes earlier told his Cabinet of Brexiteers ...

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BOJO BLOWS IN Boris Johnson named UK Prime Minister

Boris received 92,153 votes while Jeremy Hunt received 46,656 votes in a landslide win for him making him the new PM WT24 Desk Hardline Brexiteer Boris Johnson has won the UK’s Conservative Party leadership contest and will take over from outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May when she steps down on Wednesday, Agencies report. Johnson, a former Mayor of London and ...

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Jo Swinson elected new Lib Dem leader

Swinson takes over from Vince Cable with party newly resurgent in the polls WT24 Desk Jo Swinson has been elected as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, using her acceptance speech to appeal to disaffected Conservative and Labour MPs to join a party rising in the polls, which she said was ready again to compete for government, The Guardian reports. ...

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Philip Hammond to quit government if Boris Johnson becomes PM

Chancellor joins David Gauke in saying he could not work for leader seeking a no-deal Brexit WT24 Desk Philip Hammond has said he intends to resign as chancellor if Boris Johnson becomes the UK’s next prime minister. He said a no-deal Brexit, something Mr Johnson has left open as an option, was “not something I could ever sign up to”, ...

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More than 10,000 rally in Moscow to demand fair local polls: NGO

Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny’s allies were not allowed to register for the upcoming polls in September. WT24 Desk More than 10,000 people, including prominent opposition politicians, participated in a rally in central Moscow Saturday to demand free and fair local polls, an independent monitor said, AFP reports. Opposition politicians and supporters gathered after authorities refused to register allies of opposition ...

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Motivate people to oust govt

Fakhrul to followers at BNP’s Chattogram Div rally WT24 Desk BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday urged the party leaders and activists to go to people across the country for motivate them to end ‘misrule’ by ousting the current government through a mass-upsurge, Agencies report. “We’ll have to go to villages and unions to inspire people to ...

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Priyanka’s illegal arrest shows increasing insecurity of Yogi government: Rahul Gandhi

WT24 Desk Hitting out at the Uttar Pradesh government after Priyanka Gandhi was stopped from proceeding towards Sonbhadra to meet the victims of a clash, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said the arrest was an arbitrary use of power by the Yogi Adityanath government, reports India Today, Agencies report. Terming the arrest illegal and disturbing, Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “The illegal arrest ...

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