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DMP bans human hauler in capital

DMP bans human hauler in capital
The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) have taken up some measures like the boarding and disembarking of passengers at 121 designated spots, enforcing a ‘no-helmet, no-fuel’ policy for bikers, and restricting the plying of ‘leguna’ (human hauler) to instil discipline in the capital’s traffic management. “No buses will be allowed to take passengers and offload them other than at the designated 121 bus stops. Besides, no human-hauler, locally called leguna, will be allowed to ply on the streets of the capital,” DMP commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia told reporters at a press conference at the DMP Media Centre at Mintoo Road yesterday while announcing the DMP’s month-long special traffic management initiative…

‘Draft Road Transport Bill can still be amended’

‘Draft Road Transport Bill can still be amended’

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said the draft Road Transport Bill which was recently approved by the Cabinet can still be amended, reports UNB. "The Road Transport Bill was approved in principle only by the Cabinet. So, there's nothing to worry about it,"…
Conflict between teachers troubles 
JU geography students

Conflict between teachers troubles JU geography students

Academic activities of geography and environment department at Jahangirnagar University (JU) have been hampered as a faction of teachers of the department have boycotted classes and examinations with a demand for holding an academic council meeting. A group of teachers loyal to Professor Shahedur Rashid…
Scarcity of vital vaccines

Scarcity of vital vaccines

After the winding up of the pharmaceutical operation of Glaxo Smith Kline, GSK, a British company, in Bangladesh after 60 years in operation, a scarcity in some vital vaccines has occurred. Of them, the most notable is Varilix, used to treat chicken pox. This is indeed worrying because, reportedly,…
The challenge of making Dhaka livable

The challenge of making Dhaka livable

Dhaka is the world's 11th largest city and amongst the most densely populated. At the same time, it is consistently ranked as one of the least livable city in the world. Rapid migration, poor city management, low efficiency and massive corruption in service provision are exacerbating the problems.…
Plastic goods exports see spurt on back of policy support

Plastic goods exports see spurt on back of policy support

Exports of plastic products have risen significantly in the current 2018–19 financial year compared to the previous fiscal year 2017–18, on the back of a robust government policy framework, availability of quality products, enhanced manufacturing efficiency and exports of products to new…
Air strikes batter Syria’s Idlib; Trump warns against ‘tragedy’

Air strikes batter Syria’s Idlib; Trump warns against ‘tragedy’

BEIRUT: Russian warplanes battered Syria's rebel-controlled Idlib yesterday for the first time in three weeks, a war monitor said, as expectations mount of a government offensive in the northwestern province, reports AFP. Regime ally Moscow and rebel backer Ankara have held several rounds of talks…
‘Banglar Mati Banglar Jol’, 
‘Trial of Surya Sen’ to be staged today

‘Banglar Mati Banglar Jol’, ‘Trial of Surya Sen’ to be staged today

Theatre troupe Palakar will bring their play ‘Banglar Mati Banglar Jol’, produced based on Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Chinnapatra’, on stage today at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) at 7pm, while Dhaka Padatik will stage its new play ‘Trial…
Pakistan down Nepal in opener

Pakistan down Nepal in opener

Pakistan got off to a dramatic start in the SAFF Suzuki Cup Football Championship campaign with a dramatic win by 2-1 after defeating Nepal with an eleventh hour strike from Muhammed Ali yesterday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. Pakistan, who yet to taste the championship or even the second position…
Barishal water lilies face extinction for pollution

Barishal water lilies face extinction for pollution

Red water-lilies (Nymphaea nouchali), known in Bangla as ‘lal shapla’—an aquatic flower that grows in the wetlands of 16 villages under Agiljhara and Wajirpur upazilas of Barishal—are on the verge of extinction because of pollution. ‘Lal shaplas’ are mainly seen in…
AL, BNP prepare for nat’l polls

AL, BNP prepare for nat’l polls

The Awami League (AL) and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) are going to lock horns in the coming general election. Both parties are going all-out for contesting the polls. As the time draws near, all political parties, including the AL and the BNP, are preparing for the 11th parliamentary elections.…
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