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Hunger strike

Dhaka city polls: Protesting DU students end hunger strike

A group of Dhaka University (DU) students, who went on a fast unto death on Thursday demanding deferment of the polls to two Dhaka city corporations, ended their strike on Saturday night after their ...

Dhaka city polls: Protesting DU students end hunger strike

Khulna jute mill workers resume hunger strike

Workers of nine state-owned jute mills in Khulna and Jashore districts resumed their fast-unto-death on Sunday to press home their 11-point demand, including implementation of the wage commission and ...

Khulna jute mill workers resume hunger strike

Another jute mill worker dies after hunger strike

Another jute mill worker, who fell sick during a fast-unto death progrmame and then joined work on Saturday after recovery, died at Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) on Sunday, reports UNB.The ...

Another jute mill worker dies after hunger strike

Khulna jute mill workers continues indefinite hunger strike

Workers of nine state-owned jute mills in Khulna and Jashore went on an indefinite hunger strike from Tuesday noon to press home their 11-point demand, including implementation of the wage commission ...

Khulna jute mill workers continues indefinite hunger strike

Jute mill workers threaten to go on hunger strike Tuesday

Workers of nine state-owned jute mills on Sunday threatened to go on hunger strike unto death on Tuesday (10 Dec) to press home their 11-point demand, including immediate payment of their arrears, ...

Jute mill workers threaten to go on hunger strike Tuesday

Bangladesh betters India, Pakistan in global hunger index

Bangladesh has ranked 88th out of 117 nations on the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2019 with a score of 25.8, which is higher than India and Pakistan.Pakistan ranked 94 with a score of 28.5 while India ...

Bangladesh betters India, Pakistan in global hunger index

Nobel laureate Yunus calls for new approach to hunger

Bangladeshi Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus on Tuesday called on countries to revolutionise the way they address the frequently interconnected issues of hunger and conflict, urging initiatives to ...

Nobel laureate Yunus calls for new approach to hunger

Afghan war takes brutal toll on children

After fighting forced Mohammad Khan, a villager from the northern Afghanistan province of Sar-e Pul, to move his family to the more secure province of Balkh last year, they quickly fell on harder ...

Afghan war takes brutal toll on children

BNP observes mass hunger strike protesting Khaleda’s jailing

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leaders and activists started observing a six-hour mass hunger strike in the city on Thursday, protesting the conviction of its chairperson Khaleda Zia in Zia ...

BNP observes mass hunger strike protesting Khaleda’s jailing

BNP shortens hunger strike on 'police request’

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Wednesday concluded its token hunger strike in the city demanding the release of its chairperson Khaleda Zia, three hours before scheduled time following a ...

BNP shortens hunger strike on 'police request’
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