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Prepare new list of drug dealers

Prepare new list of drug dealers
The government has asked field officials, especially divisional commissioners, deputy commissioners (DCs) and upazila nirbahi officers (UNOs), to prepare lists of drug traders, including yaba traders, in their respective areas so that they can be detected easily as part of the misson to make Bangladesh a drug-free country soon. This directive was issued at the scheduled meetings between divisional commissioners, the cabinet secretary and the secretary of the Public Security Division of the home ministry at the Bangladesh Secretariat last week. This is the first time the field administration has been asked to prepare a list of drug dealers. Earlier, some law enforcement agencies had prepared lists of criminals and drug  traders. “After…

HC order on Khaleda bail plea today

HC order on Khaleda bail plea today

The High Court will deliver its order, today, on a petition filed by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking bail in a case filed over the killing of eight people—in an arson attack on a bus—in 2015, in Cumilla. The HC bench, comprising Justice AKM Asaduzzaman and Justice SM Mozibur Rahman,…
Re-excavation works on 16 canals progressing fast

Re-excavation works on 16 canals progressing fast

The re-excavation works on 16 canals of the port city, including Chaktai Khal, are progressing fast, aiming to bring relief to the city dwellers from its vexing waterlogging problem. The government undertook a mega projecttitled ‘'Canal re-excavation, renovation and expansion to eradicate…
Ensure diversified 
use of jute

Ensure diversified use of jute

The National Jute Day is being observed in the country today with much enthusiasm. This is a remarkable event for the jute growers and others concerned as the observance of the day is aimed at promoting the various commodities of day-to-day use made of jute. There are clear signs that the past glory…
Emotional intelligence as 
winning strategy

Emotional intelligence as winning strategy

Emotional intelligence (EI) becoming increasingly vital to human’s success in the increasingly digital future at work.EI is the best predictor of performance in the workplace and one of the strongest drivers of management, leadership and business excellence. Emotional intelligence refers to the…
Banks asked to collect 15pc VAT from internet ads

Banks asked to collect 15pc VAT from internet ads

The Bangladesh Bank (BB) has directed all commercial banks to collect 15 per cent value added tax (VAT) from advertisements on internet platforms like Facebook and YouTube. The BB forwarded a circular to the chief executive officers (CEOs) of all commercial banks on Monday. In the circular, the central…
UK patient ‘free’ of HIV after stem cell treatment

UK patient ‘free’ of HIV after stem cell treatment

A UK patient’s HIV has become “undetectable” following a stem cell transplant - in only the second case of its kind, doctors report in Nature. The London patient, who was being treated for cancer, has now been in remission from HIV for 18 months and is no longer taking HIV drugs. The…
Musical programme ‘Scale to Scale’ at Shilpakala on Friday

Musical programme ‘Scale to Scale’ at Shilpakala on Friday

Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD), in collaboration with Alliance Française de Chittagong, is going to organise an exceptional musical programme titled ‘Trans-portées / Scale to Scale’ on Friday at 6:30pm at National Theatre Hall of Bangladeshi Shilpakala Academy (BSA)…
Bashundhara cross Russel hurdle

Bashundhara cross Russel hurdle

Brazilian forward Marcos Vinicius Da Silva struck a spectacular goal in the second half and steered the Bashundhara Kings to keep their winning spree in the Bangladesh Premier League defeating Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra by a solitary goal in a key match yesterday. Held at the Sheikh Kamal Stadium in…
14 rebel AL candidates file nominations in Tangail

14 rebel AL candidates file nominations in Tangail

Fourteen rebel candidates of the ruling Awami League (AL) and six rebel candidates of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) have submitted nomination papers for the post of chairman in 12 upazilas of Tangail district till the last day of submission. A lone candidate, Harunor Rashid, filed his nomination…
Govt to buy 10cr birth control pills

Govt to buy 10cr birth control pills

The government is going to procure 10 crore oral contraceptive pills from local pharmaceutical company Renata Limited to conduct a birth control programme across the country. The government is going to purchase the huge quantity of birth control pills at a time when there is only one month of stocks…
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