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Strike continues despite govt pledges to meet demands

Strike continues despite govt pledges to meet demands
The transport strike continued for the fourth day in a number of districts despite the government’s assurance to meet transport workers’ demands to amend the road transport law. Cargo transport leaders and workers called off their nationwide strike after a meeting with home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal yesterday. The minister, after meeting the representatives of the Bangladesh Truck Covered-van Goods Transport Owner-Worker Unity Council, Bangladesh Road Transport Owners Association and Bangladesh Bus-Truck Owners’ Association, said their demands had been met. “We’ve considered their demands. Responding to their first demand, we decided that drivers will be allowed to use their current driving licences until…

Armed Forces Day celebrated

Armed Forces Day celebrated

The Armed Forces Day-2019 was celebrated yesterday, marking the founding anniversary of Bangladesh Armed Forces comprising army, navy and air force. On this day during the War of Liberation in 1971, the Bangladesh Armed Forces, comprising Army, Navy and Air Force, came into being and launched an all-out…
Proposed ‘Broadcast Act’ to protect jobs of journos: Info minister

Proposed ‘Broadcast Act’ to protect jobs of journos: Info minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday said the proposed ‘Broadcast Act’ will give legal protection to broadcast journalists and workers. “Let’s work together to save the TV industry. The legal protection will be ensured if the Broadcast Act is passed,” he said,…
Take caution from Wednesday’s fire

Take caution from Wednesday’s fire

It is worrying to note that fire incidents are occurring in the capital time and again inflicting huge losses. On Wednesday, a fire broke out at Rajdhani Super Market in the capital’s Tikatuli area and gutted at least 20 shops. Twenty-five units, comprising one hundred eighty firefighters, doused…
Health hazards with adulterated spices: Save the ‘onion tears’

Health hazards with adulterated spices: Save the ‘onion tears’

Spices are among the top five most commonly adulterated food types because they are expensive commodities that are processed prior to sale, used most frequently and consumed by mass population. In Bangladesh, different types of grounded spices powders are available like onion, ginger, coriander, chilli,…
Readymade garment exports to new markets fall

Readymade garment exports to new markets fall

The country's readymade garment (RMG) export to the non-traditional markets witnessed a negative growth during the month of July-October of the current Fiscal Year (FY2019-20) due to trade tension between China and US, declining price trend of raw materials, especially cotton and yarn, said industry…
Israeli air strikes kill 23 in Syria

Israeli air strikes kill 23 in Syria

Israel said its warplanes carried out a “very intense” attack against Iranian forces and Syrian army targets in Syria Wednesday, in raids a monitoring group reported killed at least 23 people. In a rare confirmation of their operations in Syria, the Israeli army said they had carried out…
Curtain rises on ‘Ocean Dance Festival 2019’ today

Curtain rises on ‘Ocean Dance Festival 2019’ today

The curtain will rise on the four-day international dance event titled ‘Ocean Dance Festival 2019’, the first of its kind in the country, today in Cox’s Bazar. Nrityajog, Bangladesh Chapter of World Dance Alliance–Asia Pacific (WDA-AP), has organised the festival as part of annual…
Bangladesh hope against hope to beat India in day-night Test

Bangladesh hope against hope to beat India in day-night Test

Amid the widespread apprehension of losing the maiden pink ball Test inside three days, Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque refused to give up the hope of winning the game, as he vowed to get down the field with an aim to draw the two-match Test series against India. The second Test, which will be day-night…
School bldg construction damages 50 graves

School bldg construction damages 50 graves

An academic house of a government primary school is allegedly being built over a graveyard in Binandopur village of Sultanabad union under Chandpur district’s Matlab Uttar upazila. The incident has triggered outrage among local people. Locals like Mizan, Rafique, Jamshed, Dabir, Mahmuda, China,…
Dhaka air quality 3rd worst after Delhi, Lahore

Dhaka air quality 3rd worst after Delhi, Lahore

Bangladesh capital Dhaka was ranked third worst city in the Air Quality Index (AQI) yesterday with a score of 199 at 9am, indicating that the air quality was ‘unhealthy’. Pakistan’s Lahore and India’s Delhi occupied the first and second positions with a score of 417 and 338 respectively…
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