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Update : 31 Oct 2023, 08:11 PM

PM Hasina: Will have dialogue with opposition if Biden does same with Trump

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said she will have dialogue with the opposition if the US President Joe Biden does the same with former president and 2024 US presidential candidate Donald Trump. 

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a press conference arranged at her official residence Ganabhaban to speak about the outcomes of her recent visit to Belgium on Tuesday, October 31, 2023. Photo: Dhaka Tribune

RMG unrest: Police box, hospital and shops set ablaze in Gazipur

A group of agitators, protesting against the death of two workers and demanding wage hike, on Tuesday set fire on a traffic police box, an electronic showroom, and a private hospital in Gazipur. 

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Smoke billows from the hospital at Kaliakoir upazila in Gazipur on Tuesday, October 31, 2023. Photo: Dhaka Tribune

Arrest warrant issued against Mirza Abbas

A Dhaka court on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against BNP Standing Committee Member Mirza Abbas after dismissing his time petition in a graft case filed against him in 2007.

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File image of BNP leader Mirza Abbas. Photo: Collected

BGMEA urges shutting down factories if conditions worsen

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on Tuesday suggested to its member factories to close their factory units under section 13/1 of the Labour act if the ongoing unrest situation deteriorated.

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The image shows a view of the front of a vandalized pharmacy in Gazipur on Tuesday, October 31, 2023. Photo: Dhaka Tribune

Bangladesh becomes first country to eliminate kala-azar

In a landmark achievement, Bangladesh has become the first country in the world to be able to eliminate kala-azar, a neglected tropical disease that affects the poor.

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File image of germs. Photo: Collected

Garment workers in Mirpur come under attack during wage protest

Workers of a garment factory near Purabi Cinema Hall in Mirpur protesting for a raise allegedly came under an attack on Tuesday morning, resulting in several injuries. 

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Workers of a garment factory hold a protest demanding an increase in their wages in Mirpur on Tuesday, October 31, 2023. Photo: Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

Ex-army officer Hasan Sarwardi held

Police on Tuesday detained retired army officer Lieutenant General Hasan Sarwardi for allegedly assisting in arranging the press conference at the BNP office where a man posed as US President Joe Biden's adviser.

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Lieutenant General (retd) Hasan Sarwardi. Photo: Bangla Tribune


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