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Focus on development, fight against graft

Focus on development, fight against graft
After coming to power for the fourth time, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to again meet bureaucrats from this month onwards to revamp the civil administration with the aim of expediting various development projects. She will also urge the civil officials to stop corruption so as to make Bangladesh a corruption-free country. As part of the Premier’s further initiative, she will begin by first meeting officials of the public administration ministry tomorrow (Thursday), said sources in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the Cabinet Division. The Premier will gradually visit some ministries, including the local government and rural development (LGRD) ministry and the home ministry, this month and early next month, in order…

Huawei doesn't share user data

Huawei doesn't share user data

Telecommunications giant Huawei would never allow Chinese government to access customer data, even if Beijing requested it, the CEO and founder of the company Ren Zhengfei repeatedly emphasised yesterday while clearing off the moral standing of the company. In a meeting with international media, he…
Shakrain: A jewel in the crown of Old Dhaka traditions

Shakrain: A jewel in the crown of Old Dhaka traditions

In the maze like streets of Old Dhaka, the roof tops of high-rises display a show unlike any other. Starting with the iconic kite flying in the afternoon, the festival, marking the end of Bangla month Poush, keeps getting brighter as night descends. Residents of this particular area of the capital celebrate…
Make roads better before monsoon

Make roads better before monsoon

It is a request made almost every year to the relevant authorities to complete all road digging and renovation before rain starts, but inevitably, due to lethargic pace in work, many road works remain unfinished before monsoon, creating suffering for users, resulting in accidents plus long tailbacks.…
Towards sustainable agriculture 
practices in Bangladesh

Towards sustainable agriculture practices in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is still basically an agrarian society. But the share of agriculture in Bangladesh’s overall economy and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been on a secular decline for the past four decades. This trend is part of the qualitative transformation process of Bangladesh’s economy towards…
BTRC plans to curb illegal handsets thru third party

BTRC plans to curb illegal handsets thru third party

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has decided to formulate a policy to curb the use of illegal handsets through third party. According to the minutes of the 221st meeting of the commission, the commission has finalised a set of draft guidelines and sought the opinion of telecom…
Taliban claim Kabul truck bomb attack, warn more to follow

Taliban claim Kabul truck bomb attack, warn more to follow

The Taliban yesterday claimed responsibility for a powerful truck bomb attack in Kabul that ripped through surrounding neighbourhoods, killing at least four people and wounding more than 100, in the latest assault on the Afghan capital. In a grim message, the militants also vowed to carry out more attacks…
‘Chobi Mela X’ to kick off Feb 28

‘Chobi Mela X’ to kick off Feb 28

The tenth edition of ‘Chobi Mela’, one of the most esteemed photography festivals in Asia, will kick off on February 28. With many happenings in various venues of the capital this year, the biennial festival is going to complete its journey of 20 years. In a press conference held yesterday…
Khulna finally break losing jinx

Khulna finally break losing jinx

Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam claimed his career-best three for 10 as Khulna Titans broke the four-match losing-jinx, securing a 25-run win over Rajshahi Kings in a low-scoring affair in the first match of Sylhet phase of BPL yesterday at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. While there was prediction…
Bridge lies with no approach roads for 32 years

Bridge lies with no approach roads for 32 years

A bridge over Amsara canal in Pirganj upazila of Thakurgaon remains useless for around 32 years as there was no approach road on both sides of it. Local people said the approach road was washed away during floods in 1987, but no repair work has been done since then. Farmer Abdul Khalek, a residence…
RAB, CAAB at odds over rent

RAB, CAAB at odds over rent

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh (CAAB) have been embroiled in a dispute over the hike in rent of the elite force’s headquarters building at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for the past five years, according to CAAB sources. CAAB, which is the owner…
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