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Hasina to unveil stance against graft, terrorism

Hasina to unveil stance against graft, terrorism
The Awami League (AL) is set to hold its grand rally today (Saturday) at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan in the city to celebrate its landslide victory in the recently held general polls. The party has taken elaborate preparations to make the rally a grand success. AL general secretary Obaidul Quader, along with his party colleagues, held a series of meetings with different fronts and associate bodies of the party in this respect. This will be the first political rally in the city after the December 30 general election. The programme will start at 2:30pm. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to attend the victory rally as chief guest. Party leaders expect that Hasina, who is also president of the AL, will unveil her government’s firm…

AL’s poll win to help bring positive outcome for Asia, world community: Experts

AL’s poll win to help bring positive outcome for Asia, world community: Experts

Foreign policy experts, academics and researchers have said that the win of Bangladesh Awami League led Grand alliance in the recently held 11th parliamentary polls would help bring positive outcome for the south Asia region and the international community as well. “There had been many positive…
Climate change-induced salinity affecting soil across coastal areas

Climate change-induced salinity affecting soil across coastal areas

As a country with a large coastline, the adverse impacts of saltwater intrusion are significant in Bangladesh. Salinity mainly affects land and water in the coastal areas. With the consequence of climate change, it gradually extends towards inland water and soil. This scenario of gradual salinity intrusion…
Brick kilns and pollution

Brick kilns and pollution

Bangladesh is developing at a rapid pace and the demand for bricks is also increasing. However, the millions of bricks while contributing to this forward thrust come at a heavy price. Hundreds of brick kilns–like the one shown in the front page of this newspaper yesterday–dotting the suburbs…
Disaster management and community participation

Disaster management and community participation

Disaster management is concerned with preparing for ameliorating the impact and reducing the risk of disasters. It involves both the emergency operation in a disaster as well as rebuilding the society in aftermath of disaster. However, it is found in analyzing the concept of disaster that managing disaster…
Govt to spend Tk 2,000cr for non-stop power supply to Dhaka, N’ganj

Govt to spend Tk 2,000cr for non-stop power supply to Dhaka, N’ganj

A move is underway to implement a Tk 2,000 crore project to ensure uninterrupted power supply to Dhaka’s central and north-west zones and major parts of Narayanganj within the next three years. According to official sources, Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd (DPDC) has undertaken the project…
N Korea envoy in US

N Korea envoy in US

A top North Korean general was paying a rare visit yesterday to Washington, where he is expected to meet President Donald Trump to finalise a new summit aimed at denuclearization and easing decades of hostility. Kim Yong Chol, a right-hand man to leader Kim Jong Un, is the first North Korean dignitary…
Chinese artistes enthral audiences at BSA

Chinese artistes enthral audiences at BSA

Celebrating a history spanning more than 4,000 years, the Chinese New Year and Spring Festival—one of the most important traditional festivals of the Chinese nation—was celebrated with a two-day festival named ‘Happy Chinese New Year Gala-2019’ at the National Theatre Hall of…
BPL ‘not an ideal preparation’ for New Zealand series, WC

BPL ‘not an ideal preparation’ for New Zealand series, WC

The pitches in which the matches of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) are being played had already raised a question whether it could give the Bangladeshi players an ideal preparation for their series against New Zealand in which they would visit for a full bilateral series just after the completion…
Teachers to be recruited through fair selection process: Dipu Moni

Teachers to be recruited through fair selection process: Dipu Moni

Education Minister Dipu Moni said some problems is prevailing in the educational institutions all over the country and hinted at hiring more teachers to resolve the shortage of tutors at schools. "One of the problems at educational institutions is the lack of teachers. More tutors will be recruited…
Vegetable prices still high

Vegetable prices still high

Prices of different varieties of vegetables have remained mostly high over the past week in the kitchen markets, with supplies of winter items flooding the markets. Again, the prices of different varieties of rice have gone down slightly compared to the previous week. On visiting several city retail…
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