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Buriganga revival yet to make progress

Buriganga revival yet 
to make progress
The Buriganga river restoration project, which was taken up in 2010 by the Bangladesh Water Development Board (WDB), has virtually failed to take off even after spending Tk. 330 crore in the last nine years for various reasons. According to green activists and experts, the project could have been completed in time had it been implemented by the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) as it has the expertise and logistics to do such work. Six years since the project work began, WDB officials, in 2016, proposed construction of a sediment basin in the offtake of the New Dhaleswari river. The deadline of the project, which was scheduled to be completed by December 2013, has been extended thrice, pushing up the total project cost to…

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82pc pass in SSC exams
82pc pass in SSC exams
A total of 82.20 per cent students have passed the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent…

HC fines
petitioners with bad intention

HC fines petitioners with bad intention

The High Court yesterday rejected a writ petition, which was filed in 2015, challenging the legality of delimitation of Poba upzilla in Rajshahi district. The HC bench also fined the petitioners Tk 1 lakh saying that the writ was filed for intentionally delaying the election to Poba upzilla in Rajshahi.…
Rajshahi board tops with 92pc pass

Rajshahi board tops with 92pc pass

This year 82.20 per cent of students across the country have passed Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations. Our Rajshahi correspondent says, Rajshahi board has topped the results of SSC exam with a pass rate of 91.64 per cent this year. A total of 2,04,835 examinees appeared…
Ramadan Mubarak

Ramadan Mubarak

The holy month of Ramadan begins today for Muslims all over the world with the message of sacrifice and abstinence. Fasting is one of the pillars of Islam. The best means to tame baser instincts and purification of soul is fasting. This holy month brings with it the message of bounty, peace and salvation.…
Performance appraisal management

Performance appraisal management

Conducting PA enables business organisations to achieve the best results through managing employee performance. Every corporate sector should use PA as a tool for knowing about the employee and take decisions about particular issue/employee. PA is the systematic evaluation of the individual with respect…
Export earnings from jute decline sharply

Export earnings from jute decline sharply

Export earnings from jute have fallen significantly due to devaluation of the dollar in the global market, a trade war between China and the US, and the absence of a strategic marketing strategy, according to industry insiders.   Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) data says jute and jute goods fetched…
Modi, Mamata go after each other 
in West Bengal

Modi, Mamata go after each other in West Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday accused West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee of doing “cheap politics” over cyclone Fani, claiming she did not speak to him when he tried to contact her to talk about the calamity. He alleged his efforts to talk to state government officials to…
Rabindra Award 2019 
to be conferred tomorrow

Rabindra Award 2019 to be conferred tomorrow

Rabindra researcher Professor Safiuddin Ahmed, Begum Akhtar Kamal and Rabindra Sangeet singer Iqbal Ahmed will be been bestowed with ‘Rabindra Puroshkar 2019’ (Rabindra Award) this year. The awards will be handed over to the recipients at a function at the Bangla Academy’s Abdul Karim…
Bangladesh kick-start tri-series
campaign against WI today

Bangladesh kick-start tri-series campaign against WI today

Bangladesh will face off buoyant West Indies in their first encounter of the Walton Tri-nation series at the Avenue Castle Ground at Clontarf, Dublin in Ireland today. The match will be day-affair to be live telecast on Gazi TV and Maasranga TV at local time 10:45am (BST 3:45pm).   Bangladesh played…
Fani leaves trail of devastation in Bhola, Chandpur

Fani leaves trail of devastation in Bhola, Chandpur

A large number of houses and standing crops were destroyed and trees uprooted as the cyclonic storm Fani lashed Bhola district early on Saturday. During a visit to Balia village of  South Digoldi union, it was found that a large number of houses have been razed to the ground. Ranu Bibi (45), wife…
Telenor, Axiata in talks to merge Asian businesses

Telenor, Axiata in talks to merge Asian businesses

Norwegian Telenor Group and Malaysian Axiata Group Berhad are in talks to run a jointly owned telecoms giant in South and Southeast Asia to gain a bigger foothold in the region’s growing mobile phone market. The possible merger of their Asia operations under the identity MergeCo has generated…
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