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Govt officials blamed

Govt officials blamed
The Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has alleged that leak of public exam question papers would not be possible without the involvement of a section of government officials. It has also pointed out 19 probable risky steps for such leaks out of 40 during the formulation, printing, and distribution of question papers. It has found cases of monetary dealings between Tk 20 and Tk 20,000 for attaining and distributing the papers. This was revealed during the launch of its research paper ‘Question Paper Leakage in Public Examination: Process, Reason and Way Out’ at its office in the capital. The research was conducted from January to July 2015. The paper was unveiled by TIB deputy programme managers Nihar Ranjan Roy and Rumana…

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Dhaka-Beijing ties at new heights
Dhaka-Beijing ties at new heights
Bangladesh and China are currently enjoying the best of  relationships and that can be strengthened…

JS body formed to tackle city traffic congestion

JS body formed to tackle city traffic congestion

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Home Affairs today constituted a sub-committee to recommend on resolving the traffic congestion in the capital. The sub-committee has been asked to submit a report in this regard within three months. Headed by Abu Sayed Al Mahmud Swapon, the sub-committee…
Rains ruin roads in capital

Rains ruin roads in capital

Heavy downpour over the last few days have worsened the state of Dhaka's dilapidated roads and streets. Both Dhaka City Corporations (North and South) have announced that they will repair the broken roads in six months. The most busiest thoroughfares under the two corporations—such as Banani,…
As China flexes its might, mid-size powers regroup

As China flexes its might, mid-size powers regroup

New configurations in Asian geopolitics are emerging thick and fast. In June, a new relationship involving India, Japan and Australia emerged when the Indian foreign minister met his Australian counterpart and the Japanese deputy foreign minister. It has also been announced that Japan will be a part…
Use of and access to ICT are improving

Use of and access to ICT are improving

The Geneva based United Nations Agency for Information and Communications Technology  used to publish an annual report on the state of information and communication technology (ICT) involving  a large number of countries to show their comparative positions. The last such report based on findings…
Breastfeeding indispensable for growth of babies: Speaker

Breastfeeding indispensable for growth of babies: Speaker

Speakers at a post-rally discussion here yesterday said sufficient breastfeeding is very important for physical and mental development of the babies and it is the best way to provide infants with the nutrients they need, reports BSS from Rajshahi. They viewed malnutrition is responsible, directly or…
    Cabinet committee okays proposal

    Cabinet committee okays proposal

    The cabinet committee on purchase yesterday approved a proposal of the Power Division to import 30MW-50MW electricity from the Indian NTPC Vidyut Vypar Nigam Limited (NVVN) and the Power Trading Company of India Ltd (PTC) under a bilateral agreement through the limited tendering method. The purchase…
    World hopes for first clues to MH370 mystery

    World hopes for first clues to MH370 mystery

    AFP, TOULOUSE, France: Months after flight MH370 mysteriously vanished, experts in France were to begin yesterday examining a washed-up wing part that likely belonged to the doomed plane and could provide a breakthrough in one of aviation’s greatest enigmas. The Malaysia Airlines jet disappeared…
    Shesher Ratri based on Tagores short story to be aired tonight

    Shesher Ratri based on Tagores short story to be aired tonight

    On the occasion of 74th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, a special tele-film titled ‘Shesher Ratri’, based on a well known short story by Rabindranath Tagore, will be aired on Maasranga Television tonight at 7:50 pm. Anjan Aich has written the screenplay of the tele-film based on…
    SA series motivates Tigers to move ahead

    SA series motivates Tigers to move ahead

    Bangladesh Test cricket team skipper Mushfiqur Rahim termed the last home series with South Africa as inspirational and said that if they could maintain their consistent performance in the next home series against Australia it is possible to fare well against them also. “Obviously Australian team…
    Lack of rain hampers Aman cultivation

    Lack of rain hampers Aman cultivation

    Transplantation of Aman  seedlings is being hampered in the northern areas of the country due to lack of rains during the last two months, causing concern among the growers. Farmers are abstaining from transplanting Aman seedlings in their lands owing to scanty rainfall this season, but they still…
    Aug 15 killers disgraced nation: Hasina

    Aug 15 killers disgraced nation: Hasina

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said that the victorious Bangalee nation, which achieved independence in 1971 through the glorious War of Liberation, became the nation of killers before the world through brutal assassination of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his…
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