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Everything that made the headlines today

Update : 21 Jul 2023, 08:14 PM

Dhaka irked by foreign diplomats' comments on internal issues

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Friday said diplomats and missions in Dhaka make a big deal out of every little thing that Bangladesh does or happens in the country.

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File photo of Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen UNB

Australia assures continued duty-free access for Bangladesh after LDC graduation

Australian Assistant Trade Minister Tim Ayres has assured Bangladesh that his country will continue providing duty- and quota-free access to Bangladesh even after its LDC graduation.

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Another accused remanded over attack on Hero Alom

A Dhaka court on Friday placed another accused on three-day remand in case lodged over attack on independent candidate Md Ashraful Hossain Alom, popularly known as Hero Alom, during Dhaka-17 by-polls on Monday.

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File Photo: Ashraful Hossen Alom, popularly known as Hero Alom being under attackDhaka Tribune

Sajeeb Wazed: Awami League key to restoring democracy

Attributing the restoration of democracy to Awami League, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ICT Advisor Sajeeb Wazed recalled the dark times when the government was led by military rulers and fundamentalist forces that put democracy in the back seat for a long time.

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Boat is the electoral symbol of the ruling Awami League Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Rumeen Farhana's evolving views: From 'two brothers' to questioning Awami League's ties with Jamaat

The Jamaat-e-Islami, once the BNP's prominent alliance partner, held a public rally in Dhaka after a decade on June 10. The rally gathered attention, and it brought forth a controversial claim regarding the Awami League's alleged connections with the party.

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Law Minister: Caretaker govt system will not return to Bangladesh

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Advocate Anisul Huq on Friday reiterated that the caretaker government system will not come back to Bangladesh.

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Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Advocate Anisul Huq addressing the meeting of local Awami League in Kharera union Bangla Tribune

One dengue patient dies, 896 hospitalized in 24 hrs

One dengue patient died and 896 were admitted to different hospitals in the country during the last 24 hours till 8 am on Friday.

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Covid-19: Bangladesh reports one more death, 32 cases in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported one more Covid-19-linked death and 32 fresh cases in 24 hours till Friday morning.

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How the caretaker lost political legitimacy

In 2001, the first Awami League government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina successfully ensured the peaceful transfer of power to a caretaker government under the terms of the constitution. The caretaker system was inserted into the constitution in 1996 after months of Awami League-led protests which forced the then BNP government to cave in.

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File Photo: A female voter seen casting her vote at Shahnuri Model High School in Dhaka's Moghbazar area on Sunday, December 30, 2018 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

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