Dhaka, Oct 04 – Bangladesh Truck-Covered Van Owners-Workers Coordination Council on Sunday called a 48-hour strike across the country to press home their 9-point demand including an amendment to the Road Transport Act.
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New York, AP/UNB, Jan 05 – Rose McGowan’s tweet that apologized on behalf of the U.S. to Iran for “disrespecting their flag and people” in the wake of an airstrike that killed the country’s top general was not anti-American, the…
Jute mills in Khulna have suspended a hunger strike for three days after a meeting with State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Munnujan Sufian yielded assurances over their 11-point charter of demands.
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Petrol pump owners and workers on Monday suspended their strike until December 15 after a meeting with Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC ).
Patuakhali, Dec 1 – Three staff of a launch were injured after water transport workers, who decided to continue their strike, attacked the vessel when it reached Patuakhali from Dhaka on Sunday morning.
Thousands of people suffered as water transport workers went on an indefinite strike across the country from Friday midnight to press home their 11-point demand, including increasing wages.
Dhaka, Nov 29 – Water transport workers announced an indefinite strike across the country from Friday midnight to press home their 11-point demand.
Dhaka, Nov 28 – Following a meeting with State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian at the ministry on Wednesday night, water transport workers who had declared a strike on Tuesday night withdrew their strike programme.
Dhaka, Nov 27 – The operation of lighterage vessels at Chattogram Port remained halted since Monday night after water transport workers went on a strike to press for a 15-point demand.
Dhaka, Nov 27 – Launch services were suspended at Sadarghat on Wednesday morning after an organisation of workers started enforcing an wildcat strike, causing immense suffering to the commuters.
Activities at Faridpur river port came to a grinding halt as the district’s truck workers refrained from transporting goods protesting against implementation of the Road Transport Act.
Dhaka, Nov 21 – Agitating road transport owners and workers withdrew their strike early Thursday after the government assured them of considering their reasonable demands.
Dhaka, Nov 20 – Calling an indefinite strike, a section of transport owners and workers across the country have started to put more pressure on the government to amend the newly enforced Road Transport Act.
Dhaka, Oct 23 (UNB) – Bangladeshi cricketers withdrew their strike on Wednesday night as the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) accepted nine of their 13 demands.
Dhaka, Oct 22 (UNB) – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hasan on Tuesday said some people are conspiring to destroy the image of Bangladesh cricket abroad and instigating the country’s top cricketers to stand against the board.
Dhaka – Bangladesh’s top cricketers on Monday announced that they will abstain from all cricket-related activities until their 11-point demand, including a salary hike, is met by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). The national cricketers made the announcement at a…
A faction of students and teachers of Jahangirnagar University went on strike from Wednesday demanding resignation of Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Farzana Islam.
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Transport workers declared to enforce a 48-hour strike from Sunday morning to press home their eight-point demands.
Truck owners and workers went on strike in Dhaka division from Sunday morning to press home their seven-point demand, including amendment to the Road Transport Act-2018.
Petrol pump and tank-lorry owners and workers called a 7-hour strike for Sunday to press home their 12-point demand, including cancellation of ‘abnormal’ land lease charge.