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Unprofessionalism at its peak

Unprofessionalism at its peak
Yet after appointing a foreign firm as contractor and selecting project area, Bangladesh Railway (BR) has failed to initiate a priority project thanks to its ignorance about the ownership of the project land. Under the “Upgradation of Dhaka-Narayanganj dual-gauge project,” the BR authorities selected a stretch of land in Narayanganj and requested police to clear the area by helping the demolition of several high-rise buildings. The BR also appointed the Power Construction Corporation of China (Powerchina) to implement project works in the area. However, over the past two years, all the BR efforts have gone down the drain as the deputy commissioner's office in Narayanganj has informed the BR authorities that some locals are actual…

UN wants Myanmar to give access to all conflict zones

UN wants Myanmar to give access to all conflict zones

The UN human rights body has called on the government of Myanmar to immediately grant humanitarian access to all conflict zones, including northern Rakhine State where restrictions on humanitarian access is exacerbating the suffering of civilians. Continued human rights violations, collective punishment…
Employees, shop owners work as ‘drug dealers’ at RU

Employees, shop owners work as ‘drug dealers’ at RU

Some employees and shop owners of Rajshahi University (RU) are working as drug dealers on the campus. They are openly selling phensedyl, alcohol, heroin, cocaine, yaba and khat to teachers, students and members of staff. They are even providing home delivery services for drugs, resulting in an increase…
Dhaka choked with poisonous air

Dhaka choked with poisonous air

Dhaka is now the city with the fourth worst quality of air. While the news is disconcerting it is by no means shocking or even surprising. The citizens of this sprawling city have been suffering from barely breathable air for years and things are showing no signs of improvement. We are yet to see any…
Strengthening Bangladesh-UAE economic 
relations: Potential of mutual benefits

Strengthening Bangladesh-UAE economic relations: Potential of mutual benefits

Bangladesh and UAE (United Arab Emirate) are both the Muslim majority states which have similarity with religion and other socio-economic culture. Both the countries are also time-tested friends. UAE (United Arab Emirate) recognized Bangladesh independence early in the post-independence years. Both…
Bangladesh set to emerge as ‘contributor’ to world economy

Bangladesh set to emerge as ‘contributor’ to world economy

Bangladesh is going to be one of the top 20 countries that would contribute to the world economic growth in the next fiscal 2019-20, said Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday. “The economy of Bangladesh will contribute about 0.9 per cent to the world economic growth in the next fiscal.…
‘Nobody is happy’

‘Nobody is happy’

US President Donald Trump said that “nobody’s happy” after North Korea raised the pressure over the future of their deadlocked nuclear negotiations by launching two short-range missiles. Trump’s second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi in February broke up…
Group art show ‘Notun Dekha Puran Dhaka’ ends tomorrow

Group art show ‘Notun Dekha Puran Dhaka’ ends tomorrow

A twelve-day group watercolour art exhibition titled ‘Notun Dekha Puran Dhaka’ by the artist group ‘Joloj’ will come to an end tomorrow at Gallery Shilpangan, in Dhanmondi of the capital. The exhibition is being organised to celebrate the 27 years of patronizing art and beauty…
MSC yet to avoid relegation

MSC yet to avoid relegation

Mohammedan Sporting Club came from a goal down to taste their second win in the Bangladesh Premier League football defeating Team BJMC by 2-1 yesterday at the Shaheed Bulu Stadium, Nohakhali. Interestingly, Mohammedan Sporting Club began their league campaign with winning note and their only victim…
Chemical-free puffed rice gains popularity

Chemical-free puffed rice gains popularity

Puffed rice (Muri) is one of the most essential and tasty item of ‘Iftar’ during the holy Ramadan everywhere across the country. Though it has demand throughout the year, but during the holy month of Ramadan its demand increases sharply. Most of the consumers depend on the puffed rice which…
No respite from price hike of essentials

No respite from price hike of essentials

The skyrocketing prices of essential commodities are hitting hard the common people in Ramadan— a month of austerity and abstinence. Prices of fish, beef, chicken and garlic increased further last week, raising sufferings for the consumers, especially middle-income groups, with the beginning of…
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