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Saga of non-MPO teachers

Saga of non-MPO teachers
The hunger strike by the teachers of non-governmental educational institutes has prompted the government to seriously consider their demand to be included in the monthly payment order (MPO) scheme. The ministry has already sent a draft policy to the finance ministry to take the next course of action regarding the inclusion of these institutes under the MPO system. Experts said the wholesale inclusion of non-governmental educational institutes without proper scrutiny of their teachers, results, and infrastructure will affect the quality of education. Plus, it will be an additional burden on the state exchequer. However, education ministry sources said strict measures will be taken before the educational institutes are offered the MPO facility.…

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Major reshuffle in cabinet
Major reshuffle in cabinet
The day after inducting three news faces to the Cabinet, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed them their…

Quader, Shringla visit Feni bridge

Quader, Shringla visit Feni bridge

Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla along with Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday visited Ramgarh in Khagrachhari to inspect the progress of work on constructing a bridge over the Feni River, reports UNB. The proposed bridge over the Feni River is being funded by…
No mental hospital without licence

No mental hospital without licence

The cabinet yesterday approved the draft of National Mental Health Bill, 2017 keeping provisions of rigorous punishment for setting up and running mental hospitals without licences and provoking any mental patient to commit crime, reports UNB. The approval was given at the weekly meeting of the Cabinet…
Rising living cost

Rising living cost

The cost of living in the capital is increasing exponentially, which has hit the citizens hard. City dwellers are being forced to live with air and noise pollutions, crammed living space with tortuous traffic jams and poor utility services. Added to these existing problems is the spike of the essential…
Our expectations about the New Year

Our expectations about the New Year

Unity is a must for the sustainable development in our country. That’s why, most of the people of this country have not been able to enjoy the benefits of independence and democracy till now in the country's political power struggle. Ours is a nationalism based on language. The historic language…
WB wants regional connectivity project expedited

WB wants regional connectivity project expedited

The World Bank (WB) wants to expedite the implementation of Regional Connectivity Project -1 (BRCP1) with corrective measures. A WB team, which carried out an implementation support mission during December 9-14, has urged the Bangladesh Land Port Authority (BLPA) to urgently complete recruitment to…
My button ‘bigger’

My button ‘bigger’

US President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong-Un Tuesday he has a "much bigger" nuclear button than the North Korean leader, as Washington dismissed the prospect of high-level talks between Pyongyang and Seoul, reports AFP from Washington. Trump launched the highly personal missive on Twitter…
‘Nat’l Instrumental Music Fest’ underway at BSA

‘Nat’l Instrumental Music Fest’ underway at BSA

The 10-day ‘National Instrumental Music Festival’ is underway at the Nandan Mancha of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. Aiming to uphold the glorious history of Bengali’s domestic musical instruments, BSA has organised a festival of its kind for the…
Halllsall backs players to do well sans head coach

Halllsall backs players to do well sans head coach

While Chandika Hathurusingha’s sudden resignation left Bangladesh without a head coach for the upcoming assignment, sparking the question whether it would land Bangladesh in troublesome situation, the team’s assistant coach Richard Halsall believed it rather made the players more determined…
Oral saline factory in Jhenidah lies in ruins

Oral saline factory in Jhenidah lies in ruins

Four years after the oral saline factory at Madanmohanpara in Jhenidah district town was inaugurated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, it is yet to start functioning. In fact, the factory, which was built at a cost of nearly Tk. 1 crore, now lies in ruins. Different parts of the building and the equipment…
Gunny bags for imported rice could raise prices, say traders

Gunny bags for imported rice could raise prices, say traders

The price of rice is likely to go up with the expiry of the time frame to use plastic bags for imported rice on December 31. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on September 19 last year suspended for three months the government decision to make jute sacks mandatory for importing rice. The suspension was…
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