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Rotten onions in canal while price skyrockets

Rotten onions in canal while price skyrockets
 As the price of onion skyrocketed in the kitchen markets and was being sold at Tk. 250–Tk. 260 yesterday (Saturday), a huge amount of rotten onions were found dumped in the Chaktai canal of Khatunganj in Chattogram city. Locals said almost every day a large number of rotten onions were being dumped here. These had been stored by wholesalers who tried to cash in on the high demand for the common kitchen item, they alleged. They said the onions had been imported from Myanmar. The dumped onions were already rotten when these entered Bangladesh. Besides, the onions decomposed more after being stored in warehouses. According to local sources, at least 15 to 16 tons of rotten onions were dumped in the Chaktai canal adjacent to the Karnaphuli…

Probe committee fails 
to submit report

Probe committee fails to submit report

A probe committee of Brahmanbaria train accident could not submit its report which was due yesterday owing to not having statements from railway staffs and officials. The probe report formed by Brahmanbaria district administration remained incomplete as the body could not take statements of the Mondobagh…
Crops worth Tk 242 crore damaged in Barishal

Crops worth Tk 242 crore damaged in Barishal

Different type of crops worth Tk 242 crore, cultivated by more than 4 thousand peasants in 10 upazilas of Barishal district, were damaged due to cyclone ‘Bulbul’. Aftab Uddin, additional director of Agriculture Extension Department (AED), Barishal regional office, disclosing these facts…
Returning workers 
from KSA

Returning workers from KSA

In recent times, droves of Bangladeshi workers have come back from the oil rich Gulf State, either because they faced horrible abuse or because they were working there without valid papers and authorisation. The media has reported the plight of countless female migrant workers who were sent with the…
Rafale 2.0: No investigation is no justice

Rafale 2.0: No investigation is no justice

Exactly 10 months later, a Supreme Court bench, comprising Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, Justices SK Kaul and K M Joseph, dismissed petitions on November 14, 2019, seeking review of its December 14, 2018 verdict, where it rejected a court-monitored investigation into the vexed Rafale deal. And…
A support to SME entrepreneurs

A support to SME entrepreneurs

Shoppers were very cheerful with major discount for wide range of products put on display at the ongoing ‘Development Fair’. Products displayed at the fair include boutiques, bags, purses, ornaments, jute goods, home decor, casa-brass tools, mattress, children’s toys, nakshikantha,…
Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket fire

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket fire

Israel targeted Hamas in air strikes on Gaza early yesterday after rockets were fired at it from the Palestinian enclave, the army said, two days after a fragile ceasefire began. Hamas, the Islamist movement that has de facto control over the Gaza Strip, had been spared the brunt of Israeli bombardment…
Tajul Islam’s tapestry and painting exhibition begins at AFD

Tajul Islam’s tapestry and painting exhibition begins at AFD

A nine-day solo tapestry and painting exhibition titled ‘Composition of Forms and Colours’ by Tajul Islam has begun at La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in Dhanmondi of the capital. The inaugural ceremony of the exhibition was held on Friday evening on the gallery premises,…
Tigers focus on pink ball Test after humiliating defeat in Indore

Tigers focus on pink ball Test after humiliating defeat in Indore

Keeping aside the humiliation of the first Test in Indore, Bangladesh wants to concentrate fully on their next assignment in Kolkata, where they will have the maiden experience of playing under lights with pink ball. Mominu Haque, the Test captain of the side, said that the players remain excited to…
Sundarbans bears brunt of cyclone Bulbul

Sundarbans bears brunt of cyclone Bulbul

The cyclone Bulbul that wreaked havoc in the country’s coastal districts in the early hours of 10th November (Sunday) damaged 4,589 trees, including Sundari, in the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest and a Unesco world heritage site.The authorities concerned of the Sundarbans…
‘Dhaka needs to utilise global pressure on Myanmar’

‘Dhaka needs to utilise global pressure on Myanmar’

Like Myanmar, its friends will also feel the “pressure” amid significant development on “legal front” that Bangladesh needs to utilise prudently to keep up the growing global pressure on Myanmar until a solution to Rohingya crisis is found, say foreign affairs analysts. One of…
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