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Multimode radar system at Shahjalal airport soon

Multimode radar system at Shahjalal airport soon
The government will soon set up a Communication, Navigation and Surveillance Air Traffic Management (CNS-ATM) system with a multi-mode radar system at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) to modernise and comply with the international standard. The Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh (CAAB) will install Air Traffic Control (ATC) and Air Traffic Management (ATM) systems under a project of CNS-ATM worth Tk 851 crore under a government-to-government (G to G) deal, sources in the civil aviation ministry said. The CAAB authorities are going to purchase the highly technical devices from the French company, Thales Technology, without inviting tender, the sources added. The civil aviation ministry has already prepared a proposal for purchasing…

Burqa of Nusrat’s attacker 
recovered

Burqa of Nusrat’s attacker recovered

Police yesterday recovered a burqa (veil) used by one of the five attackers of Nusrat Jahan Rafi, a madrasa student who died of critical burn injuries after an arson attack. The Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) recovered it from a ditch behind the Sonagazi Government College. “The burqa was…
Concern over migratory birds leaving RU campus

Concern over migratory birds leaving RU campus

During the last two years, many migratory birds have been coming to the Rajshahi University (RU) campus. In early October, about 200 such birds came to the campus in search of a safe habitat and food. But of late, it has been seen that many of them are leaving the campus with the rise in mercury levels.…
School dropout

School dropout

Bangladesh is still way behind in ensuring full enrollment as well as stopping dropout of students especially at the secondary level. The annual report of the UNFPA, the 'State of World Population Report 2019' puts the enrollment rate at 57 per cent for male children and 67 per cent for female…
Defending the indefensible

Defending the indefensible

Samajwadi party’s “Muslim poster boy” as veteran leader  Azam Khan is popular as, has gone and done it again. He has said the unprintable and with that started yet another controversy. His derogatory remarks about Jaya Prada’s lingerie has stoked a controversy. His reference…
Untapped potential of SME sector

Untapped potential of SME sector

The potential of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is yet to be fully utilised in Bangladesh, although they have the ability to create numerous jobs and increase their contribution to the gross domestic product, say experts. They say it is important to provide SMEs appropriate policy support to develop…
Jihadist kills 50 regime fighters

Jihadist kills 50 regime fighters

Jihadists have killed almost 50 Syrian regime fighters in 48 hours, a monitor said Saturday, in some of the deadliest attacks on pro-Damascus forces in recent weeks. Kurdish-led forces in March announced the defeat of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” in eastern Syria, but the…
‘Concert for Children’ held in capital

‘Concert for Children’ held in capital

A concert for child rights awareness titled ‘Concert for Children’ took place on Friday evening at the Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) auditorium in the capital. Distressed Children and Infants International (DCI) and Rights and Sight for Children (RSC), two non-profit organisations…
Abahani, Rupganj face off in crucial super league tie today

Abahani, Rupganj face off in crucial super league tie today

Holders Abahani Limited will face off table-toppers Legends of Rupganj in the vital fourth-round fixture of the Super League of the ongoing Dhaka Premier League (DPL) at the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP) Ground-3 in Savar today. Highest-time DPL champions Abahani lost their pole position…
Chandpur’s 6 lady UNOs win people’s hearts

Chandpur’s 6 lady UNOs win people’s hearts

There are eight upazilas in Chandpur district. Of them, six lady UNOs are working now in six them. This is a good piece of news for all. It is a fine example of empowerment of women by the present government, say people of the region. Only two men are working as UNOs in Matlab South and Faridganj upazilas…
Govt to show zero tolerance against 
irregularities, says food minister

Govt to show zero tolerance against irregularities, says food minister

The government will not tolerate any irregularities in the procurement of Boro rice, and if any official or employee is found guilty during procurement, he or she would have to face legal action. The ministry will also file divisional cases against any corrupt official or employee found guilty during…
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