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Primary school exams begin Nov 23
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Primary school exams begin Nov 23

Online Desk: The primary terminal examinations 2014 for class five students of schools and madrasas will begin across the country on November 23. The date was announced after a meeting held at primary and mass education ministry in the capital today. Kazi Akhtar Hossain, secretary to the ministry, conformed it to Bangla daily Prothom Alo. The exam will end on November 30.
UNREST AT TUBA GROUP: Workers reject new wage date, continue demo
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UNREST AT TUBA GROUP: Workers reject new wage date, continue demo

Online Report: Doctors take care of a garment worker of Tuba Group who is on hunger strike with her colleagues inside the factory in Badda in the capital on Sunday. They have been on the strike since the day before Eid demanding unpaid wages of three months and Eid bonuses. Photo: Amran Hossain The agitating garment workers of Tuba Group this afternoon vowed to continue their demonstration rejecting the authorities' assurance of payment of two months' wages on Wednesday. Today, the seventh day of their mass hunger strike, they insisted that the owners pay their three months' due salaries and festival bonuses in full and immediately. The workers' announcement came around 6:30pm, one and half hours after the garment factory owners' association -- Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and E...