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Bureaucrats, public reps to face action

Bureaucrats, public reps to face action
The government is going to take departmental action against a number of field-level bureaucrats and public representatives in both district and upazila councils for not attending meetings of the ‘District Development and Coordination Committee’ and the ‘District Law and Order Committee’ without any reason The Cabinet Division has already asked the ministries concerned to take necessary action against such bureaucrats and public representatives in accordance with the Government Servants (Discipline & Appeal) Rules, said sources in the divisional office of Dhaka. The ministries concerned will take action against them on the basis of the lists prepared by deputy commissioners (DCs) and divisional commissioners. All…

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EU move upsets businesses
EU move upsets businesses
Business leaders and leaders of the Freight Forwarders' Association are anticipating tough times…

Dhaka hosts event in UN on SDG target

Dhaka hosts event in UN on SDG target

Panelists at a side event on Bangladesh in the margin of ongoing high-level United Nations Ocean Conference for implementation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG-14) in New York laid emphasis on fiscal incentives to contribute to achieving the targets of SDG-14 which deals conservation and sustainable…
PM hosts iftar for judges, diplomats

PM hosts iftar for judges, diplomats

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hosted an iftar for judges, diplomats and high civil and military officials at her official Ganabhaban residence in the capital yesterday, reports BSS.  The Prime Minister went round different tables set for the guests, exchanged pleasantries with them and enquired…
For safe Eid journey

For safe Eid journey

The National Committee to Protect Shipping, Roads and Railways (NCPSRR) on Monday placed a 10-point recommendation before the government, including adequate measures, to keep journeys safe and smooth on waterways for homebound people ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. While we appreciate this move, we are equally…
Where are those parks and open spaces?

Where are those parks and open spaces?

Out of all the things we profoundly reminisce, do we reminisce parks and open spaces? The days are gone when we would casually stop by and walk into a park and let its alluring greens block off the city’s chaos. The grass would crunch under your feet, the leaves rustled in the wind and the air…
Training on village courts in Gaibandha

Training on village courts in Gaibandha

GAIBANDHA: A five-day long second batch training on Village Court Affairs for union parishad (UP) secretaries and village court assistants (VCAs) has been continuing at computer training room of District Collectorate Building here since June 4, reports BSS. Activating Village Courts in Bangladesh Project,…
    Tk 160cr project approved for waste management

    Tk 160cr project approved for waste management

    The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved the 'Procurement of Equipment for Solid Waste Management' with Tk 160.12 crore in a bid to enhance waste management capacity in Dhaka North, Dhaka South and Chittagong City Corporation areas. The approval came…
    British govt, London mayor clash over UK invite to Trump

    British govt, London mayor clash over UK invite to Trump

    LONDON: The British government on Tuesday stood by an invitation for US President Donald Trump to make a state visit to the UK as London Mayor Sadiq Khan -- under attack from the White House -- said the offer should be scrapped, reports AFP. "The invitation has been issued and accepted and I see…
    Directors’ Guild to honour 36 veterans

    Directors’ Guild to honour 36 veterans

    Directors’ Guild, an organisation of television drama makers in Bangladesh, is going to honour 36 veteran personalities at an award ceremony programme on June 9. The programme, the first of its kinds, will be attended by the members of Directors’ Guild, noted artistes and journalists. Regarding…
    Mash still counts on outside chance

    Mash still counts on outside chance

    Bangladesh stayed alive in the ICC Champions Trophy after rain saved them from a potential defeat against Australia and gave a valuable point. The one point might be a blessing from them in moving into the semi-final. Bangladesh next will take on New Zealand at Cardiff on June 9 and a victory would…
    Industrial waste destroys rivers

    Industrial waste destroys rivers

    Industrial chemicals and wastes have destroyed most of the rivers including Shitalakhkha, Brahmaputra and Harikhola Rivers in the district, inflicting acute damage on the entire ecosystem of the locality, reports UNB.Locals informed that at least one-third of the country’s total apparel demand…
    Poor monitoring plagues edn ministry projects

    Poor monitoring plagues edn ministry projects

    A monitoring report prepared by the monitoring and evaluation wing (MEW) under the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education says projects under the education ministry have failed to achieve their goals. It says the projects, intended to enhance the quality of education and ensure the right environment…
    Accepting the apartheid label will normalise Israel

    Accepting the apartheid label will normalise Israel

    What point does an occupation transform into something entirely different? Is 50 years enough? Half a century after Israel's 1967 lightning takeover of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza, is it still accurate to characterise its control of these territories as a "military occupation",…
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