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Civil admin turns ‘top-heavy’

Civil admin turns ‘top-heavy’
The country's civil bureaucracy has turned ‘top heavy’ with large scale promotions, which experts apprehend will have tremendous negative impact on the administration. With these promotions, the numbers of deputy, joint, and additional secretaries have overshot the number of approved posts in the three top tiers of the bureaucracy. This has caused a burden for the ministries and divisions, as the additional officials are not getting new postings, sources in the public administration ministry have revealed. On Monday, the public administration ministry promoted 133 joint secretaries to the post of additional secretary. The government will also promote another 450 officials to the posts of deputy and joint secretaries within the…

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UK deploys experts to document incidents
UK deploys experts to 
document incidents
Against the backdrop of widespread sexual violence against Rohingya women and girls, the United Kingdom…

15 get nat’l ICT award

15 get nat’l ICT award

The government yesterday celebrated the first ever National Information and Commun-ication Technology (ICT) Day to make its Digital Bangladesh concept a memorable one, reports BSS. The day's programme began with placing of wreaths at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur…
Call to increase 
health budget for 
quality services

Call to increase health budget for quality services

Health experts yesterday urged the government to take necessary initiatives and increase budget in health sector to provide quality health services to all in the country for achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC), reports UNB. They also urged the authorities concerned to bring the alternative medicine…
We condemn 
NY blast

We condemn NY blast

We strongly condemn the deplorable and failed attempt at terrorism by an American of Bangladeshi descent who had strapped a pipe bomb to his body in port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City. The terrorist ended up seriously wounding himself. Four other persons were also injured. While the damage…
Bangladesh on the path of good governance

Bangladesh on the path of good governance

“The goal of governance initiatives should be to develop capacities that are needed to realize development that gives priority to the poor, advances women, sustains the environment and creates needed opportunities for employment and other livelihoods.” — United Nations Development…
Onion still causing tears

Onion still causing tears

The price of onion, an essential kitchen vegetable, saw more than 200 per cent rise year-on-year with people now buying the local variety at Tk 115-130 per kg and imported one at Tk 75-90 a kg, reports UNB. Local onion price has marked a rise by 226 per cent while that of imported one by 200 per cent,…
EU govts complicit in migrant torture in Libya, says Amnesty

EU govts complicit in migrant torture in Libya, says Amnesty

Brussels: European governments are knowingly complicit in the torture and abuse of refugees and migrants in Libya, Amnesty International has alleged, reports BBC. In an effort to stem migration, the EU is actively supporting a "system of abuse and exploitation" on Libyan shores, the group…
Sumon Paul’s exhibition on Rohingyas underway at EMK Center

Sumon Paul’s exhibition on Rohingyas underway at EMK Center

A two-week photo exhibition titled ‘In Limbo’ by photographer Sumon Paul is currently underway at EMK Centre, Dhanmondi in the capital. The exhibition showcases photographs of the Rohingyas and their stories of persecution, which is one of the biggest tragedies of the 21st century. The Rohingya,…
WI batsmen rule BPL century roster

WI batsmen rule BPL century roster

West Indian players ruled the rooster of Twenty20 cricket with their explosive batting and big-scoring abilities what are well-known to the cricket world. Yesterday they proved it yet again in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) blockbuster tournament. So far 12 centuries have been produced…
Five ethnic minority freedom fighters yet to get recognition

Five ethnic minority freedom fighters yet to get recognition

Five valiant freedom fighters belonging to the ethnic Garo community of Madhupur upazila, under Tangail district, are yet to get state recognition. As a result, they are not enlisted as freedom fighters. Like others, these five ethnic Garos or Mandis had joined the Liberation War and fought bravely.…
SC powers increased: Anisul

SC powers increased: Anisul

Law minister Anisul Huq claimed yesterday that the publication of the gazette notification on the disciplinary rules for lower court judges have increased the Supreme Court's powers. “The power of the Supreme Court has not decreased. Rather, it has increased after the publication of the gazette…
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