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No respite from poisonous poultry feed

No respite from poisonous poultry feed
At least 40 illegal factories are producing poultry, fish and animal feed, using untreated poisonous tannery waste in and around the newly-constructed Savar tannery village, posing serious health hazards to millions of people. The Department of Livestock (DLS) and the Department of Environment (DoE) will conduct drives against these illegal factories soon as the toxic feed is being sold through these factories, causing a matter of serious concern for public health, officials concerned and experts told The Independent on Thursday. These illegal feed factories shifted to Savar from the city’s Hazaribagh area immediately after the relocation of the tannery factories, they added. The production of poisonous feed goes on despite an April 2 …

Make no compromise with graft

Make no compromise with graft

State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain yesterday called upon the government employees to stay uncompromising against injustice and corruption to accelerate the pace of development. “We will have to make united efforts to build a developed and prosperous country,” he told…
IT training for visually-impaired people creates job opportunities

IT training for visually-impaired people creates job opportunities

When Asadur Rahman, 24, enrolled for computer training two years ago, he did not have much hope. “I'm visually impaired since birth. Almost everyone, including the members of my family, had given up on me. But I never wanted to sot at home doing nothing. I wanted to do some useful work,”…
Making sugar mills commercially viable

Making sugar mills commercially viable

For long Bangladesh’s sugar mills are a losing concern and there was hardly any effort to make them profitable in the past. There is now an attempt by industries ministry to make these losing state-run sugar mills into profitable ones. For making sugar mills viable economically, the government…
A land of frauds

A land of frauds

Part-I What is fake? Literally, fake means something which is not genuine. To be more accurate, something that appears original but actually not, is called fake. For instance, fake jewellery, fake bank note, fake deed, fake certificate, etc. These are all material fakes but beyond these there are fakes…
Prices of early winter vegetables, 
chicken soar in capital

Prices of early winter vegetables, chicken soar in capital

Prices of early winter vegetables have soared in the city’s kitchen markets due to inadequate supply. Chicken prices, too, have shown an upward trend, while hilsa seems to be ubiquitous in the capital and is being sold even by street vendors. Vegetable vendors say the supply of winter vegetables…
UN ‘regrets’ impact of US court ruling on asylum seekers

UN ‘regrets’ impact of US court ruling on asylum seekers

The UN warned yesterday that a US Supreme Court ruling allowing President Donald Trump’s administration to implement significant asylum restrictions could have dire implications on people in urgent need of protection. “We regret the impact that the implementation will have on asylum seekers,”…
Five-day ‘Syed Mohidul Islam Memorial Festival’ begins today

Five-day ‘Syed Mohidul Islam Memorial Festival’ begins today

Paying tribute to the noted playwright, actor and director Syed Mohidul Islam on his 17th death anniversary, a five-day theatre festival titled ‘Syed Mohidul Islam Smaran Utsab 2019’ (Syed Mohidul Islam Memorial Festival) will begin today at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala…
Gold for golden boy Ruman

Gold for golden boy Ruman

Bangladesh golden boy archer Mohammed Ruman Sana once again made the country proud when he earned the distinction of becoming first in men’s recurve individual event in the Asia Cup-World Ranking Tournament, Stage-3. Ruman  stunned favourite Shi Zhenqi of China by 7-3 set points in a fairly…
Acute crisis of drinking water in Feni General Hospital

Acute crisis of drinking water in Feni General Hospital

The 250-bed general hospital in Fani is facing an acute shortage of safe drinking water. This hospital was established on April 4, 1972. It has 12 buildings, but most of them do not have safe drinking water options. The hospital had no government water supply until 2016. The hospital staff and patients…
Police to introduce new app to prevent cybercrime

Police to introduce new app to prevent cybercrime

The government will launch an app soon for receiving complaints and information to control cybercrime. The Cyber Police Centre of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Police has already prepared an app, named ‘Cyber Complaint Receiving App’, sources said. The CID authorities are…
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