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Titas brings all staff under scanner

Titas brings all staff under scanner
In an effort to bring about an organisational overhaul, Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Co. Ltd asked all of its 2,400 officers and staff to submit their income statement within the next two weeks. The order was send to all the Titas employees yesterday. In the wake of a recent Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) report that detailed evidences of huge corruption in Titas gas, the state-owned entity plans for bringing some massive changes within the organisation. And the latest order for employees to submit the income statement is a part of the overhaul initiative. During the recent board meeting of Titas gas held on April 28 at its headquarter in Karwanbazar in the capital, the board members of the company decided to go tough on its staff…

Road crashes kill five in Noakhali, Chandpur

Road crashes kill five in Noakhali, Chandpur

Five people were killed and 25 others injured in two separate accidents in Noakhali and Chandpur yesterday. In Noakhali three people were killed after a bus fell into a roadside ditch in Chatkhil upazila in the morning but the identities of the deceased were unknown. A Ramganj-bound bus of 'Janani…
DU lacks effective fire safety measures

DU lacks effective fire safety measures

With plush green lawns, age-old buildings with high beams and columns and large corridors, Dhaka University (DU) campuses in the capital boast of picture-perfect idyllic landscapes for higher education. Amid the pomp and glory of what DU is, there lies a bitter truth: the campus as a whole lacks almost…
Let the girl children also flourish

Let the girl children also flourish

Protecting the rights of women and girl children are often not given the importance it deserves by the powers that be. Every day, women in Bangladesh are subjected to different types of violence and harassment. Not only are we failing to give women fair and equitable treatment, we are failing to protect…
Diet plans for fasting in Ramadan

Diet plans for fasting in Ramadan

Fasting in the month of Ramadan is a spiritual experience for the Muslim. A person with well-managed health can participate in the fasting enthusiastically. A strategic plan with proper diet and lifestyle can aid in this respect. All the year round in Bangladesh, we are usually used to with two or three…
Saudi investment group keen to invest in Bangladesh ports

Saudi investment group keen to invest in Bangladesh ports

Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT), Saudi port operator and investment group, has expressed its interest to invest in Bangladesh’s port and terminal sectors. The group has also wanted to invest in seaport’s terminal sector too as the group has huge experience in construction of terminals in…
Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan after blasphemy acquittal

Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan after blasphemy acquittal

Asia Bibi, the Christian woman at the centre of a decade-long blasphemy row, has left Pakistan, a senior government source told AFP yesterday, months after her death sentence was overturned to mass protests by Islamist hardliners. Her departure is the latest chapter in a saga that has sparked violent…
Bangla Academy celebrates Tagore’s 158th birth anniversary

Bangla Academy celebrates Tagore’s 158th birth anniversary

Bangla Academy yesterday celebrated the 158th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore. A colourful event featuring keynote speech, Rabindra Award 2019 giving ceremony and cultural programme at Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad auditorium enthralled the spectators. Professor Dr Anwarul Karim delivered the…
Upbeat Tigers aim to tame Ireland

Upbeat Tigers aim to tame Ireland

Emboldened by their comprehensive victory over West Indies, Bangladesh looks to make a giant stride in their way to the tri-nation series final as they take on hosts Ireland at the Malahide in Dublin on Thursday. Bangladesh’s 88-run defeat to Ireland Wolves in the practice game created a huge…
5 to die for murder, rape in 2 dists

5 to die for murder, rape in 2 dists

Five people were sentenced to death in Kushtia and Shariatpur yesterday on charge of rape and murder. In Shariatpur, a tribunal yesterday sentenced four people to death over the rape of a minor girl at Ahmed Chowkidar Kandi village in Zanjira upazila in 2017. The convicts are Nur Morol, 35, son of Hamed…
BNP grassroots in northern districts in fragile state

BNP grassroots in northern districts in fragile state

The BNP’s grassroots organisations are in a fragile state, with most of the party district committees in the country’s north having no elected committees and the tenure of many of them already expired. One of the worst is the north-western district of Panchagarh where BNP has no district…
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