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Prices up despite warning

Prices up despite warning
Prices of daily essentials, meat in particular, have gone up despite warnings not to charge more than the prices fixed by the authorities concerned. Although the price of beef was fixed at Tk 525 per kg, it is being sold for Tk 550 or more in different kitchen markets in the capital. Consumers complained that they are buying meat at higher prices. Even the prices of other essential items also went up at different markets of the capital compared to last week. The prices have increased by Tk 5-10 per kg. But sellers said the administration fixed prices of all kinds of meat without consulting them. So, they are failing to follow the prices fixed by the authorities. They said the authorities should have increased the prices, but the opposite has…

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Pran-RFL’s 3 concerns sued
Pran-RFL’s 3 concerns sued
The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) yesterday filed three cases under the…

Graduates not savvy to job market demands: Outgoing UGC chief

Graduates not savvy to job market demands: Outgoing UGC chief

The outgoing chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC), Prof. Abdul Mannan, said countless number of graduates was coming out of universities every year on the same subjects without assessing the needs and requirements of job markets. “It would be fatal if we make the same types of graduates…
Incidents of stone-throwing at 
trains increase alarmingly

Incidents of stone-throwing at trains increase alarmingly

Incidents of miscreants throwing stones at running trains have increased dangerously on various routes of the West Zone. According to Bangladesh Railway (West Zone) authorities, at least 30 incidents of stone-throwing have occurred over the past one year, leaving one dead and 10 others injured. Recently,…
SSC exam results

SSC exam results

It is encouraging to note that a total of 82.20 per cent students have passed the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations this year under 10 education boards across the country, showing a 4.43 per cent rise in the pass percentage from last year. The results published on Monday…
 GDP alone cannot be the development indicator

GDP alone cannot be the development indicator

The pursuit of growth over social justice, which has been the defining credo of classical economists, has brought prosperity to most developing societies. But it has also created huge inequalities. The argument that economic growth is the road to social justice has been relentlessly advocated for a…
Mobile tower radiation guideline to be implemented soon: BTRC

Mobile tower radiation guideline to be implemented soon: BTRC

Bangladesh Telecommuni-cation Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is preparing a guideline pertaining to the public health risk caused by radiation emitted by mobile phone towers and the guideline will be implemented soon, said BTRC Chairman Jahurul Haque. After getting directives from the HC, legal and licencing…
Fighting kills 43 in Syria

Fighting kills 43 in Syria

Clashes between Syrian government forces and jihadists have killed 43 fighters in the country’s northwest, where the regime and its Russian ally have stepped up bombardment in the past few days, a monitor said. Jihadists also fired rockets at a Russian air base in the region but were repelled,…
Cultural arena celebrates Tagore’s birth anniv today

Cultural arena celebrates Tagore’s birth anniv today

With the theme ‘Rabindranath in Building a Humanitarian World’, the 158th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore is to be celebrated today in a befitting manner. Cultural arena is set to celebrate the occasion through various kinds of programmes. As a part of the celebration,…
BCB monitors security
state before touring SL

BCB monitors security state before touring SL

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury Shujan on Tuesday said that they are closely monitoring the security situation in Sri Lanka, whereby Bangladesh are scheduled to tour in the aftermath of the ICC Cricket World Cup, England and Wales-2019. Shujan also said that they will take opinions…
Handmade puffed rice much in demand during Ramadan

Handmade puffed rice much in demand during Ramadan

Hand-prepared puffed rice (muri) is a much sought-after delicacy of this district. It is one of the most important items of iftar. Sources say hand-prepared 'muri' is largely produced in this district, especially in Kalihati upazila. It is largely prepared in Narandia, Maishta, Nagorbari, Doulotpur…
People suffer as jute mill workers demo for dues

People suffer as jute mill workers demo for dues

Jute mill workers in Khulna and Dhaka staged demonstration yesterday demanding payment of their dues and arrears. In Dhaka jute mill workers blocked the Jatrabari intersection in the capital in the morning. The demonstrators took position on Jatrabari intersection from 8am and blocked the intersection,…
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