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Floods to prolong as more rainfalls likely

Floods to prolong as more rainfalls likely
Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely in many parts of the country, as well as in the upstream, for one week starting tomorrow (Tuesday), and it may aggravate the overall flood situation across Bangladesh. In this situation, the journey of homebound passengers through the waterways on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha would not be comfortable. People will face problems in many areas to celebrate the festival due to floods, experts told The Independent yesterday. The experts said flood water is taking time to recede due to the adverse outfall condition caused by sedimentation at the mouth of the Bay of Bengal. They, however, observed that the flood condition will prolong this year as there are possibilities of more heavy rainfall in the upstream.…

Seventy DAG appointed

Seventy DAG appointed

The government yesterday appointed 70 lawyers as Deputy Attorney General (DAG) who would discharge their duties as state lawyers in the Appellate Division and High Court Division of the Supreme Court. Among the 70 DAGs, a total of 31 new lawyers have been appointed as DAGs and 32 lawyers have been re-appointed…
President for preventing 
irregularities in fisheries

President for preventing irregularities in fisheries

President M Abdul Hamid yesterday asked all concerned to prevent all sorts of irregularities in the fisheries and livestock sector strictly to continue its development trend. “All individuals involved in irregularities must be brought to the book .Ensure transparency and accountability at all…
Dengue fear increases

Dengue fear increases

Reports from the city hospitals are enough to terrify residents of the capital – more than 200 patients are being admitted ever day with dengue. The mosquito borne ailment may turn into an epidemic with the city corporations, both DSCC and DNCC, giving it a top priority. However, there have been…
Quality technical education ensures sustainable development

Quality technical education ensures sustainable development

We call 21st century as the age of knowledge. Here, world of connected knowledge work, global markets, tele-linked citizens, and blended cultural traditions demands a fresh set of responses. In this age, brainpower replaces brawn power, and mechanical horsepower gives way to electronic hertz power.…
BTRC to finalise directives for mobile operators soon

BTRC to finalise directives for mobile operators soon

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) will soon finalise Equipment Identity Register (EIR) directives for mobile network operators (MNOs) in the country. After ending the second phase of public consultations, the commission is now working to finalise the EIR directives. “It…
Thousands march again in HK anti-govt rally

Thousands march again in HK anti-govt rally

Another huge anti-government march kicked off in Hong Kong yesterday afternoon with seemingly no end in sight to the turmoil engulfing the finance hub, sparked by years of rising anger over Beijing’s rule. The city has been plunged into its worst crisis in recent history by weeks of marches and…
‘Tringsha Shatabdee’ on Shilpakala stage today

‘Tringsha Shatabdee’ on Shilpakala stage today

Theatre troupe Swapnadal will stage its anti-war paly ‘Tringsha Shatabdee’ today at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. Adapted and directed by Zahid Repon, the story of ‘Tringsha Shatabdee’ is based on the destruction…
Tigers hold maiden practice
session in Colombo

Tigers hold maiden practice session in Colombo

Bangladesh cricket team held their first training session at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo yesterday following their arrival in Sri Lanka in the midst of tight security. Fast-bowler Taskin Ahmed and left-arm spinner Taijul Islam also joined Tigers’ tent from Karnataka…
Ring embankment promises to end flood threat for farmers

Ring embankment promises to end flood threat for farmers

The people of 12 villages under Kalapara upazila in Patuakhali district are now secure against floods, thanks to a newly built ring embankment.  The protective dyke on the Andharmanik riverbank in Nizampur village had been damaged by the devasting cyclonic storms Sidr, Aila and Mahasen.  …
235 more posts to be created for BAF Base Zahurul Haque

235 more posts to be created for BAF Base Zahurul Haque

The government is going to create 235 additional posts for the Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) Base Zahurul Haque in Chattogram. At the same time, the post of the chief of the air base would be upgraded to Air Commodore from the existing Group Captain, say government sources. Recently, the Secretary Committee…
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