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Drive to continue as govt firm to cull termites: PM

Drive to continue as govt 
firm to cull termites: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday expressed her determination to continue the ongoing drive against all types of corruption, saying the government is trying to ‘catch and destroy termites’ that eat up development project funds. “We’ve been making efforts to catch and destroy these ‘termites’ as well as ensuring the proper use of every taka of the hard-earned public money for the development of the country,” she said. Speaking at the inauguration of the official broadcasting of local private television channels through Bangabandhu Satellite-1 at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka, she said funds were sometimes embezzled by corrupt people during undertaking and implementing development projects.…

Bar council toughens for exam registration system

Bar council toughens for exam registration system

Bangladesh Bar Council authorities have decided not to give registration card for the enrolment examination to students who have not followed the council’s rules and regulations during the completion of their graduation. They issued three circulars clarifying the matter on Tuesday. According to…
Govt for ensuring time-bound training for Navy: President

Govt for ensuring time-bound training for Navy: President

President Abdul Hamid yesterday said the government is putting emphasis on ensuring time-bound training for the Navy and building skilled human resources to protect the maritime boundary. He said this while delivering his speech at the awarding programme of National Standard Conferment to BNS Base Titumir…
Free the city of 
water logging

Free the city of water logging

Among the woes of Dhaka city dwellers is the city’s water logging. Even a little rainfall causes havoc when the city’s traffic movement is taken into account. This year rainy season is still with us and from little to moderate to heavy downpour occurred for all over the country for the past…
How US economy thriving in warlike 
situation of the world

How US economy thriving in warlike situation of the world

This summer’s fears about escalating trade tensions and war, slowing global growth and an inverted yield curve in the United States have let up somewhat as the year has progressed. Economic mood swings have become commonplace, however, with the trade standoff with China intensifying or deescalating…
Payra Power Plant set to go into production from Dec

Payra Power Plant set to go into production from Dec

A 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-based Payra Thermal Power Plant set up on 12 acres of land in Kalapara upazila in Patua-khali  is likely to start production from next December. If everything goes according to the plan, 660 MW of electricity from the power plant will be added to the national grid from…
Trump denounces impeachment inquiry as a ‘coup

Trump denounces impeachment inquiry as a ‘coup

Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced the impeachment inquiry threatening his presidency as a “coup,” as his administration pushed back hard against the investigation. Trump’s comments came after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed to prevent or delay five State Department officials from…
150th birth anniv of Mahatma Gandhi celebrated in style

150th birth anniv of Mahatma Gandhi celebrated in style

The High Commission of India, Dhaka yesterday celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi as part of its yearlong celebrations programme titled ‘Gandhi @150’, said a press release. Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni attended the programme as chief guest. The event saw a huge participation…
Kayes defends BCB’s beep test
for fitness of players in NCL

Kayes defends BCB’s beep test for fitness of players in NCL

Experienced top-order Bangladesh batsman Imrul Kayes defended the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for its policy of the fitness test for the players ahead of the National Cricket League for the 2019-2020 season. The BCB set a benchmark of fitness minimum eleven score in beep test for the players to be…
Idol-makers busy in Bogura, Chuadanga

Idol-makers busy in Bogura, Chuadanga

Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, is knocking at the door. Idol-makers in Bogura and adjacent districts are passing a busy time as the number of pujas has increased in the district. Around 150 artisans are making Durga idols here. They are now busy putting finishing…
Dhaka, Delhi to sign deal on disaster management

Dhaka, Delhi to sign deal on disaster management

The government has finalised the draft of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on disaster relief management for signing during the upcoming India visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina from October 3-6 this year. This MoU, along wth other at least 10 other agreements and MoUs, was finalised in an inter-ministerial…
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