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Everything that made the headlines today

Update : 12 Jul 2023, 07:52 PM

Awami League peace rally draws to a close

The Awami League's peace rally in front of the south gate of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque ended on Wednesday evening.

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Awami League leaders and activists at peace rally in front of the south gate of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

BNP to hold marches across Bangladesh on July 18, 19

The BNP has announced that it will hold marches across Bangladesh, including in Dhaka, on July 18 and 19 to press home its demand for the resignation of the Awami League government, dissolution of parliament, establishment of a non-partisan caretaker government and the release of all the “political prisoners,” including party chief Begum Khaleda Zia, heralding the beginning of its “one-point movement.”

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 Mahmud Hossain Opu 

Quader: Awami League's one-point demand, no election without PM Hasina

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said that the party's one-point demand stated that no election would be held without Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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‘Nobody listens': Awami League leaders frustrated by disorder at rally

 Awami League leaders were struggling to control the crowd as thousands of leaders and activists gathered in front of the south gate of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Wednesday.

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Ali Asif Shawon/Dhaka Tribune

BNP rally at Naya Paltan sees huge turnout

The BNP's rally to announce its one-point movement has begun in front of its Naya Paltan central office with the participation of a huge number of leaders and activists of the party as well as its associate bodies.

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BNP's rally sees the participation of a huge number of leaders and activists of the party Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

What is happening at Rangpur High School?

Academic activities at the century-old Rangpur High School have collapsed over the last decade, with its reputation waning, due to the abuse of power by the head of the school management committee, AKM Chhadayat Hossain Bakul.

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Inside the world of Dhaka sex workers 

“My profession is sex work. I am 31. I have been in this trade for a long time. Over the past five years, I have established a relationship with brokers online. Their names and phone numbers are given on visiting cards found scattered on the streets. If someone calls those numbers, they are brought to a house or hotel where the sex workers stay for the whole day or from 9am-5pm to work in exchange for money. When a customer comes, he is shown 6-8 girls,” said Sonali (not her real name), who has been in this trade for over 12 years. 

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Representational image Allison Joyce

PM: Armed forces strengthened to protect independence, not for war

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said her government has taken steps for the overall development of the armed forces to safeguard the country's independence and sovereignty, but it has no intention to lock into war with anyone.

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File Photo of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina PID

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