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Import effective anti-Aedes insecticides immediately: HC

Import effective anti-Aedes insecticides immediately: HC
Amid an increasing spread of dengue fever across the country and death of one more patient, the High Court yesterday issued a number of directives to the LGRD secretary and other authorities concerned to bring the situation under control.The court also directed the two Dhaka city corporations to immediately import new and effective insecticides to eradicate dengue menace. The government and the city corporations informed the court that 14 days will be necessary to test and import new insecticides. The HC bench came up with the directive in presence of Local Government and Rural Development Division (LGRD) Secretary Helal Uddin, who appeared before it as per its earlier order to explain why the government was delaying in import of effective…

Eid leave for ministry of
shipping staffers cancelled

Eid leave for ministry of shipping staffers cancelled

The government yesterday canceled Eid leave for all the officials of the shipping ministry and its three agencies to ensure hassle-free journey of the holidaymakers through waterway and due to the countrywide flood situation. “Leave of all the officials of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority…
Bangladesh, Korea join hands to enhance cyber security

Bangladesh, Korea join hands to enhance cyber security

A seminar titled 'Enhancing Cyber Security for Digital Bangladesh' was held in the city yesterday that discussed ways to enhance cyber security to realise Digital Bangladesh goals. Bangladesh Police, Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Korea National Police, Korea International Cooperation…
Brick kilns becoming 
eco-friendly

Brick kilns becoming eco-friendly

It’s heartening to find that with government initiative, brick kilns have started to become eco-friendly. Reportedly, 65.29 per cent brick kilns have been upgraded and kilns have been told to produce 20 per cent concrete block bricks, to reduce the production of baked bricks. The government also…
Causes and consequences of merging economic cadre with administration cadre

Causes and consequences of merging economic cadre with administration cadre

Bangladesh Planning Commission, a central planning organization, is responsible for formulating overall socioeconomic development plans and programme of the country. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman gave top priority to a necessary institutional framework for these activities and established the super…
Leather sector struggles to attract new investment

Leather sector struggles to attract new investment

The leather industry has been struggling to attract new investment due to the absence of product variety. Besides, the penetration of artificial leather, high prices of leather products, the US–China trade war and lack of vigilance of the tannery estate is hurting the growth of this sector, say…
Iran says sanctions show US ‘afraid’ of top diplomat

Iran says sanctions show US ‘afraid’ of top diplomat

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday a US decision to impose sanctions on Mohammad Javad Zarif shows they are “afraid” of his top diplomat, as tensions heightened between the arch-enemies. The US Treasury said the sanctions would freeze any of Zaria’s assets in the…
‘Thikana’ and ‘Draupadi Parampara’ to be staged in capital today

‘Thikana’ and ‘Draupadi Parampara’ to be staged in capital today

Today, Dhaka audience has the opportunity to enjoy two different plays at two prominent venues of the capital. Loko Natyadal (Banani) will stage its Liberation War-based play titled ‘Thikana’ at the Baily Road’s Mahila Samiti, while ‘Draupadi Parampara’ by Theatre (Arambag)…
Shakib for long-term plan

Shakib for long-term plan

Bangladesh premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan emphasized on formulating a long-term plan, stating that it’s high time for them to devise an opportune and comprehensive plan for them. Citing the recent tour in Sri Lanka as frustrating one, Shakib said that it could be a lesson for Bangladesh from…
Efforts for Aman rice farming despite floods

Efforts for Aman rice farming despite floods

The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) with other agriculture related organisations have engaged into hectic efforts to make T-Aman rice cultivation programme a successful despite floods in Rangpur agriculture region. The farmers are continuing transplantation of Transplanted Aman (T-Aman) rice…
Demand, price of mosquito repellents soar

Demand, price of mosquito repellents soar

The demand for mosquito repellents such mosquito-killing bats, sprays and the more traditional mosquito nets has soared amidst a Aedes mosquito menace and unrelenting dengue attacks. Families that have children are specially rushing to buy those items. However, people’s choice of the mosquito…
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