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Field admin wants ‘source money’

Field admin wants ‘source money’
For the first time, bureaucrats working at the field level with ranks of divisional commissioner and deputy commissioner (DC) are asking for "source money", similar to that of law enforcement and intelligence agencies, to gather information on proper execution of development work. Some divisional commissioners and deputy commissioners sent letters to the Cabinet secretary recently, requesting that field officers like divisional commissioners and deputy commissioners be provided with "source money", Cabinet Division sources said. According to the sources, during a regular meeting with the Cabinet secretary on February 29, divisional commissioners suggested that they be provided with "source money" for gathering…

Bangla Academy brings Bangabandhu’s 2nd autobiography

Bangla Academy brings Bangabandhu’s 2nd autobiography

The 2nd autobiography of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been published marking the 98th birthday of the great leader, reports UNB. The book titled “Karagarer Rojnamcha (Diary in Jail) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman” has been handed over to his daughters—Prime…
Protesters clash with 
cops over gas price hike

Protesters clash with cops over gas price hike

A protest by Left-wing political parties against the recent hike in gas price turned violent with protesters clashing with the police near the Jatiya Press Club yesterday. Several people, including policemen, were injured in the clash. Police used water cannons and fired tear shells and blank shots…
Homestead gardening

Homestead gardening

Unlike the West homestead gardening has only recently gained some acclaim in this country. The basic purpose of homestead gardening is to grow fresh and safe food in a healthy environment for personal and family use. And of course home gardening also turned out to be an economical approach. Homestead…
Inclusive Internet Index: Our performance and way forward

Inclusive Internet Index: Our performance and way forward

It is generally accepted that the present government has taken significant initiatives in setting the right vision and formulating policies & action plans for transforming the country into “Digital Bangladesh”. However, the actual measure of our success in the arena and our relative…
BTRC awaits security forces’ nod

BTRC awaits security forces’ nod

The Bangladesh Tele-communication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) said it will not approve Banglalink’s base transceiver stations (BTSs), popularly known as mobile towers, set up near the border areas, until getting a clearance from security forces. The telecom regulator has written to the border…
Suicide bomber kills 25 at Damascus

Suicide bomber kills 25 at Damascus

DAMASCUS: A second suicide bombing hit the Syrian capital Damascus on Wednesday, causing deaths and injuries, after an attack at a central courthouse killed at least 25 people, state media reported. "A terrorist blows himself up with an explosive belt inside one of the restaurants in the Rabweh…
Kanthashilon recalls Waheedul Haque today

Kanthashilon recalls Waheedul Haque today

DL desk Kanthashilon, a well-known recitation organisation, is set to organise a special programme marking the 84th birth anniversary of Tagore exponent and cultural activist Waheedul Haque at the Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of the Central Public Library in the capital today. The programme will…
Injury-prone Kayes injured again

Injury-prone Kayes injured again

Bangladesh got a blow despite having a good day one of their 100th Test at P Sara Oval Stadium in Colombo as the batsman Imrul Kayes got injured once again. Kayes, who became the part of the memorable Test at the expense of Mominul Haque, right after returning from the thigh muscle injury which kept…
President stresses extra care in  haors’ development planning

President stresses extra care in haors’ development planning

KISHOREGANJ: President Abdul Hamid has urged authorities to take extra care in planning development initiatives in environmentally delicate low lying haor region, as he wrapped up a three-day visit in this northern district, his birthplace, reports BSS. “Climate change is now an important factor…
Left by parents, Hafsa turns three tomorrow

Left by parents, Hafsa turns three tomorrow

Safiya Rahman Hafsa is going to turn three tomorrow thanks to driver Shahjahan Sarder and his family members who had picked her from a dustbin in Mirerbagh area of the capital and raising her in the family. Things could have been different had Shahjahan’s children not heard the cry of Hafsa, then…
Peace is still possible in Duterte’s Philippines

Peace is still possible in Duterte’s Philippines

“Let us fix Mindanao”, beseeched Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte in the final leg of his presidential campaign in front of thousands of enthusiastic supporters. “I am pleading with you, let us fix this. We belong to one nation.” As the first successful presidential candidate…
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