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(Watch) Children of tea workers helping their own community
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(Watch) Children of tea workers helping their own community

Rema Tea Garden in Chunarugat Upazila of Habiganj district has been closed since March. In order to meet the food crisis created in this situation, the children of tea workers have stood by the 480 families who depend on the garden for their livelihoods.

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  • Century-old British cemetery

    Century-old British cemetery in Moulvibazar

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  • Dhaka Chawkbazar fire tragedy

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  • World champions welcomed back with open arms

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    Voting began at 8:00am and ended at 4:00pm. We have Golam Mortaza with us providing a second quick analysis of what happened so far.

  • An Analysis of the Dhaka City Corporation Elections

    Voting began at 8:00pm. We have Golam Mortaza with us providing a quick analysis of what happened so far.

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