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Evening Brief

Everything that made the headlines today

Update : 01 Nov 2023, 07:59 PM

Businesses concerned as blockade costs 6,500C a day

The President of the Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce Industry (FBCCI) Mahabubul Alam, and other trade body leaders on Tuesday said the economy is losing around Tk6500 crore a day.

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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

Dhaka says UN Human Rights Office not correctly informed on Dhaka violence

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday said the UN Human Rights Office is not "correctly" informed on recent violent incidents in Dhaka, which is "very unfortunate."

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File image of Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen. Photo: Dhaka Tribune

Traffic comes to halt as garment workers protest in Mirpur

Garment workers staged a protest for a second consecutive day on Wednesday in Mirpur, leading to the closure of all traffic from Kazipara to Mirpur-14. 

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Garment workers stage a protest for the second consecutive day at Mirpur 10 in Dhaka on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. Photo: Dhaka Tribune

Home Minister: BNP not interested in dialogue or polls, only violence

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Wednesday said although Awami League is in favour of holding a dialogue, BNP is against it.

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File image of Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal. Photo: Collected

Fire breaks out at Biddyut Bhaban basement in Dhaka

A fire broke out in the basement of Biddyut Bhaban in Dhaka on Wednesday afternoon.

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Image shows fire service officials entering the building to douse the fire on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. Photo: SK Sharfuddin Ahad/Dhaka Tribune

Mirza Abbas placed on 5-day remand

A Dhaka court on Wednesday placed BNP Standing Committee Member Mirza Abbas on a 5-day remand in a case filed under sabotage and explosives substances act with the capital's Shahjahanpur police station.

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File image of BNP leader Mirza Abbas. Photo: Collected



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