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  • Military base shooter assailed US as 'nation of evil'
  • Petrobangla building fire extinguished
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Dhaka bldg owners skip occupancy certificate

Dhaka bldg owners skip occupancy certificate
Most buildings in Dhaka are occupied by owners without any occupancy certificate, which is supposed to be issued upon the completion of a building by certain authorities. According to experts, this oversight can turn into a costly mistake, jeopardszing the legal status of the building. Moreover, the lack of such certificates actually turns these buildings into seemingly “unsafe concrete boxes” rather than true habitable structures, they added. In 2008, Rajdhani Unnyaan Kartripakkha (Rajuk)) had allowed occupancy certificates to be issued by a certified member of either Institute of Architect of Bangladesh (IAB) or Institute of Engineers of Bangladesh (IEB). Rajuk’s objective was presumably to lessen the burden of inspecting…

IGP warns stern action against 
rumor mongers on social media

IGP warns stern action against rumor mongers on social media

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Javed Patwary yesterday warned that stern action will be taken against those who will try to deter law and order through rumors using social media centering the Pahela Baishakh. “Police will take action against those who will try to deter law and order, by…
JU suspends five BCL men over mugging

JU suspends five BCL men over mugging

The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday suspended five students, and also activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of the university unit, temporarily the for their involvement in mugging and beating up a relative of an employee. The decision was taken at the disciplinary board…
Community health clinics a boon

Community health clinics a boon

The once dismal image of Bangladesh as a country facing pervasive malnutrition has changed much as community clinics across the country have been providing reliable health care services to millions of rural women. From 2009, these clinics have brought much needed health facilities and contemporary health…
The new shopping journey: From China to Bangladesh

The new shopping journey: From China to Bangladesh

A new shopping revolution propelled by mobile phone has hit the world and this has also created a wave in Bangladesh with growing mobile financial services. More and more consumers want fast and simple payments-- that's opening up opportunities for providers. They are replacing other payment options…
No progress towards e-waste management

No progress towards e-waste management

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has not yet taken any initiative to spend a part of the social obligation fund (SOF) for e-waste management. The rising use of electrical and electronic devices in the country is a big threat to the environment and public health and it is…
NZ initiates bill to ban guns used in attack

NZ initiates bill to ban guns used in attack

New Zealand’s government on Monday introduced a bill it plans to rush into law that would ban the types of weapons a gunman used to kill 50 people at two mosques. Police Minister Stuart Nash said that if lawmakers pass the bill as expected, the new law will take effect April 12, less than a month…
‘Man of La Mancha’ on Shilpakala stage today

‘Man of La Mancha’ on Shilpakala stage today

The fourth-year students of the Department of Drama & Dramatics of Jahangirnagar University will stage a musical theatre production ‘Man of La Mancha’ today at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. Written by Dale Wasserman…
Abahani win in style

Abahani win in style

Star-studded Abahani Limited triumphed their game in dominating fashion after Uttara Sporting Club when the reigning champion trounced Khelaghar Samaj Kallayan Samity by staggering 132-run margin in the lopsided eight-round fixture of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) at the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan…
‘Adaptation must for food security’

‘Adaptation must for food security’

Experts at a discussion today said adaptation to climate change and its adverse impacts on agriculture has become a must to keep crop production increasing for sustainable food security. They put emphasis on innovation of conservation agricultural-based modern technologies and more stress tolerance…
Holding conferences appears to 
be difficult for BNP at all levels

Holding conferences appears to be difficult for BNP at all levels

The move to reorganise the Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s (BNP’s) party organisations by holding conferences appears to be rather difficult at all levels, claimed insiders. Party leaders said they would try to reorganise the party at all levels by holding as many conferences as…
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