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Update : 21 Sep 2023, 08:00 PM

Dengue toll climbs to 875 with 8 more deaths

Eight more deaths were reported from dengue in 24 hours till Thursday morning, raising the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 875 this year.

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The image shows a doctor checking up on patients at the dedicated dengue ward in Mugda Medical College Hospital on Saturday, September 16, 2023. Photo: Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

EC Secy: EU not sending full-fledged polls observation team due to financial constraints

Election Commission Secretary Md Jahangir Alam on Thursday said the European Union (EU) will not send a full-fledged election observation team to Bangladesh during its 12th parliamentary national election due to lack of financial allocation. 

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Election Commission Secretary Jahangir Alam answers questions from journalists at his office in the Nirbachan Bhaban on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. Photo: Bangla Tribune

45,800kg of ilish leaves for India from Bangladesh

The government of Bangladesh exported some 45,800kg of ilish to India on Thursday.

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File image of ilish. Photo: Mahmud Hossain Opu/ Dhaka Tribune

BGMEA: If buyers don’t raise prices how can we transition to a new wage scale?

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) urged its member factories to consider negotiating with their buyers for a fair price so that the industry can transition to a new wage scale for the workers.

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Photo: Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

India halts visa services to Canadians amid diplomatic tension

India on Thursday put a halt to issuing visas to Canadians until further notice. BLS International, a private agency handling initial visa checks for Canadians, cited "operational reasons" for the suspension.

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File image of Indian visa. Photo: Collected

US pre-election mission due in Dhaka on October 7

The United States will send a pre-election observation mission to Bangladesh ahead of the latter’s parliamentary election.

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Bangladesh and US flags. Photo: Collected

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