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  • Import-export thru’ Benapole port suspended for 5 days

    The export-import operations through Benapole Land Port in Jessore remain suspended for five days due to an indefinite strike in the Indian side.

  • Rajshahi food transporters begin indefinite strike

    Rajshahi Divisional Food Transport (Road) Conductors’ Association announces an indefinite strike from Sunday demanding increase of their transportation cost.

  • Argentine games suspended as players strike

    Footballers in Argentina pushed ahead with a strike on Friday over unpaid wages, forcing the year's first league games to be suspended despite a $22 million government payout, officials said.

  • Strike possible as US women fight for equality

    Members of the reigning Women's World Cup champion United States national team vow to push their case for equal pay to the US men's team as far as it takes.

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    Anticipation high for England

    The Tigers are going through gruelling training sessions and eager to return to Test cricket.

  • Barisal medical interns call off strike

    Interns at Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital call off their indefinite strike following an assurance of fulfillment of their demand from the hospital authorities.

  • RU teachers postpone strike till May 28

    Teachers at Rajshahi University have postponed till May 28 the ongoing strike they enforced soon after the murder of Prof AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee. The decision came following the assurance from three ministers and IGP of taking steps to arrest the culprits.

  • Superstore owners keep shutter down protesting ‘harassment’

    Owners of nearly 100 superstores keep their shutter down in Dhaka and other parts of the country since this morning, protesting “harassment through implementation of discriminatory policy and misuse of law”.

  • Transport workers’ strike in Ctg Monday

    Bangladesh Road Transport Worker’s Federation announced to enforce a 24-hr strike for Monday in greater Chittagong to meet their six-point demand.

  • RMCH interns strike protesting ‘attack’ over dead patient

    Intern doctors of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) observe a three-hour strike protesting alleged attack on them by the police and others.

  • Khulna jute mills workers block road, rail routes

    State-run jute mills’ workers of Khulna have blockaded the road and railway in the district to press for their five-point demand. The blockade is running parallel to a strike they are observing since April 4.

  • Rangpur medical interns postpone strike

    Interns at Rangpur Medical College Hospital postpones their indefinite strike after a meeting with the hospital authorities.

  • City people suffer badly

    City dwellers had to endure transport crisis yesterday, especially during the morning rush hour, as a section of the CNG-run auto-rickshaw drivers went on a 24-hour strike.

  • Dhaka commuters suffer as 3-wheeler drivers begin strike

    A section of CNG-run auto-rickshaw drivers begin their 24-hour strike this morning, causing city dwellers to suffer due to the lack of three-wheeler vehicles in different parts of Dhaka city during the morning rush hour.

  • Dhaka CNG drivers to go 24hr strike tomorrow

    CNG-run auto-rickshaw drivers will enforce a 24-hour strike in Dhaka city from tomorrow morning to press home their demands.

  • Teachers extend ‘no agitation’ till Feb 23

    Public university teachers have extended their “no agitation” plan over their issue of eradicating discrepancies in new pay scale until February 23.

  • Water transport staff threaten non-stop strike

    Water transport workers yesterday threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Wednesday to press home their 15-point demand including wage hike.

  • Strike to go on until cases withdrawn

    Physicians demonstrating in Chittagong for the withdrawal of cases filed against their colleagues now demand that a panel comprising

  • Teachers call off strike

    Public university teachers will return to classes today as they have decided to suspend their work stoppage observed for seven days over “pay disparity” in the new pay scale.

  • Public universities resume class tomorrow

    A day after the Prime Minister's assurances to take steps to resolve the issue of pay disparity, agitating teachers declare to postpone their nine day long strike and resume classes at all 37 public universities from tomorrow.

  • Teachers meet PM today

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will sit today with a delegation of public university teachers agitating over "pay disparities" in the eighth national pay scale to discuss the ongoing stalemate at the universities.

  • After teachers, Dhaka medical doctors strike too

    Demanding a separate pay scale for the physicians, doctors of Dhaka Medical College Hospital go on strike – causing sufferings to the patients.

  • Striking public univ teachers want talks with PM

    Public university teachers who are agitating against “pay disparity” say they want to talk with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to press home their demand.

  • Asset now burden

    Over the past few days, The Daily Star published a series of reports on ordeals of the victims of mindless violence in the name of politics between January 5 and April 5 last year. Lives perished, people were crippled, families torn apart and dreams shattered in the 91 days of brutality that shook the nation to its core. In the last part of the series, we today will tell you the story of a victim who is living a life no one wants.

  • Strike, talks go on

    Agitating public university teachers have vowed to continue their movement, but said they would also hold talks with the government simultaneously to realise their demands.

  • Impossible to forget

    For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports.

  • Do not agitate halting classes

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday criticised public university teachers for going on an indefinite work stoppage and asked them not to wage a movement at the expense of students' education. "Dignity cannot be achieved through halting classes and examinations of students. Such a move does not go with teachers," she said. "Students will not accept it if you continue protests against the new pay scale, boycotting classes ... You have to keep education at public universities operational," she said.

  • Teachers go on nonstop strike Jan 11

    The Federation of Bangladesh University Teachers' Association (FBUTA) will begin indefinite work abstention at all public universities

  • Public university teachers threaten strike

    The teachers of public universities across the country have threatened to go for a campus strike if their demands regarding the "discrimination" in the 8th national pay scale are not met by December 31.

  • Rajshahi transport strike called off

    Transport strike in Rajshahi called off as Rajshahi District Motor Workers’ Union gets assurance from local authorities to stop illegal vehicles from plying highways.