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Many smell a rat

Many smell a rat
Many smell a rat over the shipping ministry’s move to procure twenty 26-inch dredgers at a cost of about Tk 2,000 crore as these dredgers are not suitable for operation in most of the waterways of the country. The ministry has sent a project titled ‘Procurement of 20 dredgers with ancillary equipments and accessories’ to the planning commission and it is likely to be tabled in today’s meeting of the Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC). It has been alleged that the dredging procurement project has been taken up to satisfy a certain dredging manufacturer group. The move has been made despite objections from experts in Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). Even the finance minister had…

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159 brought back from Myanmar
159 brought back from Myanmar
A total of 159 Bangladeshi trafficking victims who were rescued by Myanmar authorities on May 29 were…

Calculators now allowed in some 
written tests

Calculators now allowed in some written tests

The Public Service Commission (PSC) has allowed the use of calculators in some subjects in the written test of the 35th BCS examinations. The subjects are mathematical reasoning, mathematics, applied mathematics, physics, applied physics, statistics, accounting, computer science, and the subjects related…
Rural schools still lag behind urban counterparts in HSC results

Rural schools still lag behind urban counterparts in HSC results

The results of Higher Secondary School (HSC) examinations under Chittagong Education Board was published yesterday (Sunday) marked that rural schools still continue to lag behind their urban counterparts in terms of performance.Most of the successful colleges and students hail from urban areas, while…
Islamic history is full of free thinkers

Islamic history is full of free thinkers

"This has nothing to do with Islam," say the imams. "These callous and fanatic murders have nothing to do with us," say the mullahs. "Islam means peace," say the worshippers. These disclaimers, and variations on them, have been repeated countless times by Muslim commentators…
Thoughts on National Energy Security Day

Thoughts on National Energy Security Day

It is pleasing to know that Bangladesh government has started observing the national energy security day on 9th August every year. That day in 1975 less than a week before Bangabandhu along with most of his family members were brutally massacred by the planted agents of the enemies of Bangladesh. Bangabandhu…
Saima for psychologists in schools

Saima for psychologists in schools

Autism expert and advisory council member of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Saima Wazed Hossain yesterday stressed psychiatrists intervention for the development of mental health of school children in the country, reports BSS. “The role of psychiatrists is important for the development of…
Price slab for internet use on cards

Price slab for internet use on cards

The government is working on to fix the minimum and maximum price slabs for using internet in mobile phones, Junaid Ahmed Palak, state minister for information and communication (ICT) ministry, said yesterday. During the press meet programme on the upcoming ‘Bangladesh Internet Week’ which…
Japan set to return to nuclear 
power after 2-year hiatus

Japan set to return to nuclear power after 2-year hiatus

AFP, TOKYO: Japan will Tuesday begin restarting its nuclear power programme, officials said, after a two-year shutdown sparked by public fears following the Fukushima crisis. The restart comes more than four years after a quake-sparked tsunami triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima plant, prompting the…
Sweetheart to be released on Valentines Day 2016

Sweetheart to be released on Valentines Day 2016

‘Sweetheart’, an upcoming film staring Lux Channel i superstar famed popular model-actress Bidya Sinha Saha Mim and actor Bappi as a pair for the first time, will see its release on next Valentine’s Day. Directed by Wajed Ali Sumon, the film has recently received the censorship certificate…
CA to review foreign flops
ahead of Bangladesh tour

CA to review foreign flops ahead of Bangladesh tour

Australia’s cricket board has promised a review of the Ashes debacle after the dead rubber Test at The Oval and will seek answers to the team’s continued flops on foreign pitches, according to cricket.com.au. Cricket Australia (CA) promised to look into the matter ahead of their series in…
Sufferings mount as villagers damage embankment

Sufferings mount as villagers damage embankment

An embankment with sluice gate near Kuakata sea shore has been cut through by villagers over a fishing dispute. But the cutting of the road-cum embankment at Fasipara on Friday has badly disrupted communication affecting the people, including school children, of five adjoining villages. Locals said…
13km Jhilmil flyover okayed

13km Jhilmil flyover okayed

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for construction of a 13.32-km-long flyover, from Shantinagar to Jhilmil, was finalised yesterday. Around Tk 1,700-1,800 crore will be needed to construct the flyover. “We have finalised all the relevant matters needed to sign the MoU for the flyover's construction.…
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