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Dhaka Tribune

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Update : 24 Nov 2023, 10:00 AM

Three directives issued to administration for fair election

The Cabinet Division has issued three directives to the administration to ensure the smooth conduct of the 12th national parliamentary election. 

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File photo of Election Commission building Photo: Dhaka Tribune

Cricketers, film stars, ex-bureaucrats in Awami League's nomination race

A number of celebrities and professionals, including cricketers, actors, footballers, businessmen, doctors, teachers, lawyers, journalists, and former police officials, have sought nominations from the ruling Awami League for the January 7 parliamentary election.

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An aerial view of Awami League leaders and activists in front of the party office in Dhaka on Monday, November 20, 2023. Photo: Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Hartal, blockade: 376 arson reported across Bangladesh, 6 killed

During the nationwide blockade and hartal called by the opposition parties, a total of 376 arson and 310 vandalism took place from October 29 to November 22. 

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A bus of Lal Sobuj Paribahan is set on fire in front of Notre Dame College in the Arambagh area on Saturday night, November 11, 2023. Photo: Fire Service Media Cell

Report: Bangladesh 111th in mobile internet speed

Ookla, a US-based organization, has reported that Bangladesh currently holds the 111th position among 142 countries in terms of mobile internet speed, as outlined in the latest Speedtest Global Index. 

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Representational image. Photo: Collected

Tazreen fire tragedy: Candlelight vigil held honouring 112 victims

Members of various organizations, along with activists, gathered for a candlelight vigil to honour the 112 workers who lost their lives in a devastating fire at Tazreen Fashion on November 24, 2012.

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Some family members of the victims hold candles during a vigil to mark the 11th anniversary of the fire that took place at Tazreen Fashion factory on Thursday, November 23, 2023. Photo: Dhaka Tribune

Sokal to bring ‘dawn of hope’ for Bangladeshi transwomen

Yasin Ahmed Sokal, a transgender woman from Bangladesh, has always wanted the freedom to dress like her sisters. 

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In this photograph taken on November 16, 2023, transgender woman Yasin Ahmed Sokal, the second runner-up in Miss Evergreen Bangladesh 2023, is pictured in Dhaka. Photo: AFP


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