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    3 more workers die, death toll rises to 18

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:40am on December 16, 2019

    Four more workers, who have suffered serious burns in Prime Pet and Plastic Industries Limited fire, died at Sheikh Hasina Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute...

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    Workers extend suspension until December 22

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:37am on December 16, 2019

    State-owned jute mills workers on Sunday furthered extended suspension of their fast unto death until December 22 on assurance from the government. They began fast...

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    Awami League government mars achievements of liberation war: CPB leaders

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on December 16, 2019

    Leaders of the Communist Party of Bangladesh on Sunday at a discussion meeting said that the Awami League government was destroying the achievements of the...

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    Christian Aid, Dalit, Ujjawala sign MoU

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:31am on December 16, 2019

    Christian Aid, an international humanitarian and development agency and Dalit, a local NGO, recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Ujjwala Limited, a social enterprise...

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    Saudis angry at sending over-age, under-age women

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:29am on December 16, 2019

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has become angry over Bangladesh’s sending over-aged and under-aged women workers to the country by the recruiting agencies. The Kingdom...

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    BNP rallies nationwide for Khaleda’s release

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:25am on December 16, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday staged countrywide demonstration demanding immediate release of imprisoned and ailing party chairperson Khaleda Zia and protesting against what...

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    Gaffar Chy for list of collaborators within Awami League

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:22am on December 16, 2019

    London-based columnist-writer Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury at a programme on Sunday demanded making a list of the collaborators who were hiding within the ruling Awami League...

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    Pre-launch of Almond’s book at ULAB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on December 16, 2019

    The Department of English and Humanities of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh organised a pre-launch ceremony for the translation of Ian Almond’s book The...

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    UGC, World Bank hold meeting on HEAT

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:19am on December 16, 2019

    The University Grants Commission of Bangladesh organised a meeting with the World Bank to discuss the proposed Higher Education Acceleration and Transformation project in...

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    Discussion, art competition held at BSMMU

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on December 16, 2019

    A discussion and art competition was held marking Victory Day at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Sunday. Bangladesh University of Professionals Bangabandhu...