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Landfill stations in Dhaka being expanded: Minister

Landfill stations in Dhaka being expanded: Minister

The government is expanding the landfill stations of Dhaka city as the garbage management of this mega city is becoming a big challenge day by day. "The…

Diarrhoea alarm rings loud in Barishal

Cases of diarrhoea are rising alarmingly in Barishal for the last few days. Sources in Barishal General Hospital say that 3,500 persons have been admitted to the hospital with diarrhoea in the last five months. The hospital authorities are taking preparations to tackle more patients in the near future.…

Bus communication on 6 routes suspended from Barishal

Bus communication on six routes of the country’s southern region from Barishal was suspended since Saturday evening, causing public suffering on the routes. This situation was reportedly created as a clash ensued between Barishal Bus Owners’ Association and workers over higher fare charges…

North Dhaka braces for 8-hr gas outage today

The people of Dhaka northern parts will suffer a gas supply halt and low gas pressure from 9am to 5pm today due to replacement of gas pipelines in Dhaka Cantonment area. Gas supply will be suspended to areas from Zia Colony to the adjacent areas of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, said a press…

DoE for stern action against environment pollution

Department of Environment (DoE) would take stern action against the people and organisations who are involved in environmental pollution. DoE Director General Dr AKM Rafique Ahammed said this at a “Workshop on Media’s cooperation in DoE’s Enforcement Activities” at DoE headquarters…

SC cancels Jesmine Islam’s bail

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court yesterday scrapped the bail for Hall-Mark Group Chairman Jasmine Islam in a case involving the embezzlement of Tk Tk85.87 crore from Sonali Bank using a forged letter of credit (LC). The apex court also ordered her to surrender before the lower court concerned…

Govt fails to resolve question leaks, alleges DUCSU VP

Accusing the Awami League (AL)-led government of failure to put a stop to question papers leaks during its three terms in power, the vice-president of the Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU), Nurul Haque Nur, attributed this to a lack of good governance. Haque was speaking at a human…

Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign on June 22

The national Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign will be observed across the country on June 22 aiming to feed Vitamin A plus capsules to all children aged between six months to 59 months. Children aged between six to 11 months will be fed one blue colour Vitamin-A capsule each, while babies aged…

13 lakh households established

‘Ekti Bari Ekti Khamar’, one of the ten priority initiatives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, designed to bringing country’s poverty rate zero, has got momentum after refreshing the project as ‘Amar Bari Amar Khamar ‘ aimed at attaining SDGs by 2030. The present government…

Info minister rejects criticism of CPD, BNP about budget

Rejecting the criticism of CPD and BNP about the national budget for fiscal year 2019-20 as typical, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said if the budgets were typical or not realistic in the last 10 years how the country witnessed tremendous progress during the period.  “They (CPD and…

Workshop on air pollution held

Air pollution causes deaths to 2.34 lakh people every year in Bangladesh while air pollution is blamed for 21 per cent death during the same time, according a report-2018 of World Bank. Death caused by environment pollution is 10 times higher than road accident, this was revealed by environment experts…

Minister off to Geneva

State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Munnujan Sufian left Dhaka on Saturday night for Geneva to attend the Centenary International Labour Conference. It is the 108th Session of the International Labour Conference, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the International…

Prison guard held with ‘yaba’

A prison guard was arrested reportedly with 50 yaba tablets from the city on Saturday night. The arrestee is M Saiful Islam, 22, a prison guard of Chittagong Central Jail. Officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station Mohammad Mohsin said a police team intercepted a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Kadamtali…

Student’s body recovered in Parki Beach

Members of Fire Service and Civil Defense yesterday recovered the body of a nine-grade student, who washed away on Saturday during swimming at Parki beach of Anawara in Chattogram. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Minhaj (14), son of Mohammad Ali, from Fatickchhari Upazila in Chattogram, who…
Cancellation of primary teacher recruitment test demanded

Cancellation of primary teacher recruitment test demanded

Students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday demanded cancellation of recruitment tests for the post of assistant teachers’ in government…

Campus corner

SUB board of trustees chairman receives award Staff reporter, Dhaka The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Stamford University Bangladesh Fatinaaz Feroz received an award of Education Watch recently for her contribution to education. She is the only and first ever female chairman among the private…
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