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Shut illegal sewage lines with Buriganga: HC

Shut illegal sewage lines 
with Buriganga: HC
The High Court (HC) yesterday directed the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) to stop all but 68 underground drains and sewerage lines connected to the Buriganga River. The BIWTA will have to file a report on this at the HC by January 7. The HC also observed that Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is the authority concerned to control and stop the 68 underground drains and sewerage lines that have been polluting the river. “These drains and sewerage lines have been polluting the Buriganga River. The pollution must be stopped. Dhaka city corporations are responsible to control the surface pipelines in the capital,” the HC observed. The HC bench of Justices Gobinda Chandra Tagore and Mohammad Ullah came…

Prioritise public interest

Prioritise public interest

President Abdul Hamid yesterday urged the members of Bangladesh Army to work for the welfare of common people apart from ensuring the country's security and sovereignty. "All power belong to people in a democratic government system. All the activities of the State and government are carried…
Nasim for resisting anarchy in the name of movement

Nasim for resisting anarchy in the name of movement

Sounding a note of warning against any attempt to create anarchic situation, Awami League Presidium Member Mohammed Nasim yesterday said if any quarter resorts to destructive path of anarchy in the name movement will be resisted. “If anyone tries to create anarchy in the name of movement, a strong…
Ensure facilities for people with disabilities

Ensure facilities for people with disabilities

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities and National Disabled Day-2019 was observed yesterday in Bangladesh and on this day, in a special message the president has exhorted local and foreign organisations to offer equal chances to people with disabilities. The term ‘disabled’…
Cycling needs to be encouraged

Cycling needs to be encouraged

Cycling is increasingly visible in the Dhaka City now-a-days. The people in the city are often puzzled with the question: why are these cyclists taking risk of life on the accident prone-roads of Dhaka city? The answer becomes clear when we ponder over the matter: in an effort to evade the troublesome…
Give info on perpetrators involved in BB heist

Give info on perpetrators involved in BB heist

Bangladesh has sought specific information from the Philippines about the cyber heist at Bangladesh Bank (BB) reserve and identities of the perpetrators involved in the stealing. The country also asked the Philippines to give US$ 20 million imposed on Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) as fine in…
Trump fumes over impeachment drive during NATO summit

Trump fumes over impeachment drive during NATO summit

US President Donald Trump on Monday branded Democrats a “disgrace” for holding impeachment proceedings while he attends a NATO summit in Britain and rejected participating in what he called “a hoax.” House Democrats are due to move forward this week with their case to make the…
Rabiul Hussain mastered the line 
as poet and architect

Rabiul Hussain mastered the line as poet and architect

Acknowledging that architect Rabiul Hussain was not only a great poet in Bangladesh, but also a great architect and preacher of the nationalist viewpoint in the world of architecture- speakers at a memorial and recitation meeting here on Monday said he will live forever through the weight of his work…
Sanjida, Nahida shine as 
Tigresses down Sri Lanka

Sanjida, Nahida shine as Tigresses down Sri Lanka

The Bangladesh women's cricket team made a dream start to the campaign registering a seven-wicket win over their Sri Lankan counterpart in the ongoing South Asian Games at Pokhara Rangasala stadium in Nepal yesterday. Put into bat, Sri Lankan women made a steady start before losing their first wicket…
Near extinct ‘harial’ spotted in Meherpur

Near extinct ‘harial’ spotted in Meherpur

Harial, an almost extinct species of bird, has been spotted recently in Mujibnagar of Meherpur district. It is also known as yellow-legged green pigeon, a common species of the green pigeon which was once widely found in Bangladesh. However in the last decade or so the bird was believe to be almost…
Experts bat for year-long plan

Experts bat for year-long plan

Never before in Bangladesh have so many patients been admitted to hospitals for any disease in one year. As per the government record till date, the number of people affected by dengue, a mosquito-borne disease, has crossed the 1,00,000 mark across the country, with at least 129 deaths. To control dengue…
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