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LGRD report on supply water

LGRD report on supply water
Water in 4 out of 10 zones under Dhaka WASA contains notable levels of arsenic, ammonia, chlorine and bacteria, said a report Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) submitted to the High Court yesterday. After receiving the LGRD report, the High Court asked Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) to submit an explanation before it within two weeks regarding its contaminated water. The LGRD ministry submitted the report to the Attorney General’s Office on July 4 after conducting test in line with an earlier High Court directive. The HC bench comprising Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Md Khairul Alam came up with the order after going through the LGRD report, which said water supplied by the WASA at four zones…

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Wari rape and murder brutality at its peak
Wari rape and murder brutality at its peak
The rape and murder of seven-year-old Sadia Afrin Sayma in Dhaka’s Wari locality, which has sent…

Hartal no longer a political weapon: Quader

Hartal no longer a political weapon: Quader

Awami League (AL) general secretary Oabidul Quader has claimed that the hartal called by the Left parties yesterday was not successful as the people did not respond to the strike. He was talking to reporters at a press conference at AL president Sheikh Hasina’s Dhanmondi political office yesterday.…
Commuters suffer as city roads go off limits to rickshaws

Commuters suffer as city roads go off limits to rickshaws

Commuters are suffering a lot as three major streets in the capital are off limits to rickshaws from yesterday. The Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority has banned rickshaws on three roads -- one from Kuril to Sayedabad via Rampura and Khilgaon, another from Gabtoli to Azimpur via Asad Gate and the…
Combating landslide 
in Ctg hill areas

Combating landslide in Ctg hill areas

It is worrying to note that heavy rainfall is likely to occur in different parts of the country for the next two to three days, causing landslides in the hilly areas of the Chattogram division. Ours is a densely populated developing country. Hilly or mountainous terrain occupies around 12 per cent of…
Is public debt a burden for future generations?

Is public debt a burden for future generations?

The rapid aging of the population means that deficits and debts are on route to blast in the coming decades. The consequences of such high and rising debt could be significant. It is sometimes claimed that debt financing of current expenditures leads to a burden upon future generations of the society.…
Work out plans to recover money from all loan defaulters

Work out plans to recover money from all loan defaulters

The government has directed the specialised banks and financial institutions to work out their plans to recover money from all loan defaulters. The Financial Institution Division of the Finance Ministry has recently given this directive to the banks while holding a meeting with the top executives of…
Latest HK rally spotlights China station and tourists

Latest HK rally spotlights China station and tourists

Thousands of anti-government protesters rallied outside a controversial train station linking the territory to the Chinese mainland yesterday, the latest mass show of anger as activists try to keep pressure on the city’s pro-Beijing leaders. The rally was the first major large-scale protest since…
Loko Natyadal to stage ‘Konjush’ today

Loko Natyadal to stage ‘Konjush’ today

Loko Natyadal (Banani) will stage its much-acclaimed play ‘Konjush’, an adaptation of the Molière satire ‘The Miser’, today 7pm at Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Mahila Samiti in the capital’s Baily Road. The play will be brought to the stage as a part of the four-day…
I had a feeling something 
good will happen: Shakib

I had a feeling something good will happen: Shakib

Star Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who brought up an unprecedented double of 600+ runs and 11 wickets in the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019, said he anticipated performing well right since the start of the tournament. Throughout the World Cup, Shakib demonstrated why he has often occupied…
MPO status eludes Rangabali madrasa

MPO status eludes Rangabali madrasa

The Rangabali Hamidia Female Dakhil Madrasa has a record of producing good results but this institution in Rangabali upazila of Patuakhali district has not been granted MPO facilities.  Teachers working here are said to be giving good education to girls with a view to eradicating women’s…
Work on PM’s priority dredging 
project suspended for 3 months

Work on PM’s priority dredging project suspended for 3 months

Work on one of the prime minister’s priority projects -- 293-km Bhairab-Katiadi-Tok-Mymensingh-Jamalpur River Route -- has remained suspended for about three months for alleged non-cooperation of the local administrations in demarcating the main channel at several points. It is one of the India-Bangladesh…
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