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Bikers continue to flout HC order

Bikers continue to flout HC order
Even more than six years after the High Court order to stop plying of vehicles, particularly motorcycles, on footpaths and walkways in the capital, violation of traffic rules and the HC order is still commonplace due to inaction of the authorities concerned. Experts blame lack of monitoring, culture of impunity and underhand dealings between lawbreakers and law enforcers for the rampant violation of traffic rules. In March 2012, the HC banned driving of bikes on footpaths. Besides, the HC several times banned commercial movement of private auto-rickshaws in the capital and plying of human haulers on highways. Moreover, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) banned the use of hooters, hydraulic horns, beacon lights and tainted glass, driving on…

Lightning strikes kill 7 in three districts

Lightning strikes kill 7 in three districts

Seven people, including a schoolgirl, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike in Sunamganj, Sherpur and Habiganj districts yesterday, reports UNB. In Habiganj, two farmers were killed and another was injured when a thunderbolt struck them at Telghari haor in Baniachang upazila in the morning.…
Govt urged to live up to human rights promises

Govt urged to live up to human rights promises

Human Rights Forum of Bangladesh (HRFB), an alliance of 20 rights groups of the country, has urged the government to realise the recommendations of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for betterment of the human rights situation, reports UNB. They also called…
SSC results

SSC results

Passing the first major academic threshold of life is always memorable and, currently, more than fifteen lakh students are celebrating successful passing of the SSC exams. Heartiest congratulations to the youngsters of today who will be the engineers of tomorrow’s Bangladesh. However, amidst all…
Tagore is still relevant

Tagore is still relevant

William Radice, the scholar said, “Rabindranath Tagore may not be a Bangladeshi poet but he is unquestionably THE dominant, all-embracing, all-pervasive Bengali poet: the figure to whom all Bengali or Bangladeshi poets have to relate and orientate themselves." At present there are a number…
Tk 3,507cr  railway project awaits ECNEC nod

Tk 3,507cr railway project awaits ECNEC nod

The government has initiated a big move to construct a double line railway track on Khulna-Darshana section under the Indian 2nd Line of Credit in a bid to enhance the capacity of Bangladesh Railway on Dhaka-Khulna and Khulna-Chilahati corridor, reports BSS. "The Executive Committee of the National…
‘Most qualified person who Democrats want out’

‘Most qualified person who Democrats want out’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump yesterday tweeted support for his controversial pick to head the Central Intelligence Agency, after reports she might withdraw her nomination to avoid a Senate grilling over her past involvement in torture, reports AFP. Gina Haspel -- who has a long career in the…
Life and works of Rabindranath to be celebrated today

Life and works of Rabindranath to be celebrated today

The 157th birth anniversary of Nobel Laureate Poet Rabindranath Tagore will be celebrated across the country today (25 Baishakh on the Bangla Calendar). The government and different socio-cultural organisations will observe the day with elaborate programmes while almost every television and radio channels…
Iraqi archer Fatimah aims to retain gold

Iraqi archer Fatimah aims to retain gold

Promising Iraqi archer Fatimah Almashhadani aims to retain her feats from the previous year’s championship and expects to perform better in the ongoing second edition of the ‘Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) International Archery Championship 2018’. The top ranked archer…
Fishermen happy over good catch of hilsa

Fishermen happy over good catch of hilsa

Fishermen are happy over the catch of hilsa in the Meghna river in Laximpur and Noakhali districts. A two-month-long ban on the catching, stocking and transportation of hilsa ended on the midnight of May 1. Wholesalers and consumers are also happy as huge amounts of hilsa have been caught lately in…
AL, BNP go all-out for victory

AL, BNP go all-out for victory

With the High Court (HC) on Sunday staying the Gazipur City Corporation election for three months, all eyes are now on the Khulna City Corporation polls scheduled for May 15. The same HC bench had on January 17 stayed the Dhaka North City Corporation mayoral by-election, scheduled for February 26, for…
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