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AL, BNP allies still apathetic

AL, BNP allies still apathetic
Alliance partners of both Awami League and BNP are apparently found less-enthusiasistic in taking part in the campaign for the Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) schedule to be held on December 22. Leaders and activists of  JSD and Workers Party, the two major parties of the ruling AL led 14 party alliance, and activists of Jamaat-e- Islami, the main partner of BNP in 20 party alliance,  are yet to get involved in the electioneering for mayoral candidates of AL and BNP. Some alliance leaders alleged that the AL had not discussed the issue of joint support for Selina Hayat Ivy. However, the 14-party coordinator and AL presidium member, Mohammad Nasim, had told a recent meeting of the alliance partners and the media that the ruling…

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India agrees to pay more to dredge protocol routes
India agrees to pay more to dredge protocol routes
India has agreed to increase its share of the cost burden of dredging the Bhairab-Zakiganj and Aricha-Doikhawa…

Khaleda, BNP protecting militancy, says Inu

Khaleda, BNP protecting militancy, says Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said behind the smokescreen of democracy, Khaleda Zia and the party she headed—Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)— were trying to protect militants. The minister, also president of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal, said this at a meeting at Colonel Taher auditorium…
Disparities undermining urban development: Survey

Disparities undermining urban development: Survey

The living standard of urban population is increasing, but the existing disparities in some major areas are undermining the pace of urban development, according to a recent survey of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), reports BSS. The Child Well-being Survey (CWS) shows that the country's…
Reviving the tea industry

Reviving the tea industry

After the jute sector now plans are set for the tea industry. Though rather late, but it’s good that the government has finally decided to revive our tea industry. According to news reports, the commerce ministry has prepared a 15-year term roadmap to ensure the success of the Bangladesh tea industry…
Let us promote human right to health

Let us promote human right to health

Every year, Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day is commemorated on December 12 across the globe. It is the anniversary of the first unanimous United Nations resolution, calling for countries to provide affordable and quality health care to every person everywhere. In December 2012, the UN passed a landmark…
RMG workers to get Tk 5 lakh for accidental death

RMG workers to get Tk 5 lakh for accidental death

Apparel workers who will face unnatural death at workplaces would get at least Tk 5 lakh as compensation from next January, State Minister for Labour and Employment Mujibul Haque said at the launching ceremony of a project on industrial relations in the capital yesterday.   He added of the amount,…
Thousands flee heavy Aleppo fighting

Thousands flee heavy Aleppo fighting

AFP, ALEPPO: Thousands of civilians poured out of rebel areas of Aleppo on Sunday as Syria’s army pushed to take the last remnants of opposition-held territory in the devastated city. President Bashar al-Assad’s forces pounded the shrinking rebel enclave in east Aleppo with artillery and…
Aly Zaker receives lifetime achievement award

Aly Zaker receives lifetime achievement award

The curtain came down on the 10-day theatre festival ‘BotTala Rangamela’, organised by theatre troupe BotTala, with staging the play ‘The Mud’ on Saturday at the Mahila Samity in the capital. Veteran theatre personality Aly Zaker has been awarded with the ‘BotTala Lifetime…
A look back at season’s BPL

A look back at season’s BPL

Kevon Cooper and Arafat Sunny reported with suspected bowling action Left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny yet again reported with suspect bowling action just two months after ICC cleared him. He was the second bowler in BPL after Khulna Titans Kevon Cooper. Sunny was reported with suspect action during tournament’s…
Renewable energies vital to 
protecting climate: Speakers

Renewable energies vital to protecting climate: Speakers

Environmentalists and development activists addressing a youth conference opined substantial and sustainable protection of natural resources together with promotion and using of renewable energies is very important for protecting both climate and life, reports BSS. They viewed there is an enormous scope…
Ensure labour rights, create jobs: PM

Ensure labour rights, create jobs: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged both the local and international entrepreneurs to take steps to ensure labour rights alongside creating more job opportunities, reports UNB. She also urged them to take steps for the development of environment in their respective industries, ensure increased…
5 clever ways Mexico cartels move drugs across US border

5 clever ways Mexico cartels move drugs across US border

Every day, Mexico's cartels attempt to ship untold quantities of drugs across the US border. And every day, Mexican and US authorities try to stop them. The drugs are usually hidden in commercial or passenger vehicles transiting official checkpoints. But in recent years, crime groups have begun…
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