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Seize vehicles crossing emission limits: HC

Seize vehicles crossing emission limits: HC
In a major move to check air pollution in Dhaka, the High Court (HC) yesterday  issued nine directives wherein it summoned director general of the Department of Environment (DoE) to appear before it on February 2 to explain why this problem could not be contained. In its order, a HC bench comprising Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader directed the government to shut down within two months all illegal brickfields, which have no environmental clearance certificates. It also directed the authorities concerned to seize all vehicles that are emitting black exhaust fumes above the permissible limits in the capital city. In addition, the HC bench directed the government to take steps to fix the economic life of different vehicles…

Writ filed to form commission

Writ filed to form commission

A writ has been filed with the High Court (HC) yesterday seeking directive to form a commission to fix the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Supreme Court lawyer Moniruzzaman Lincoln has filed the writ yesterday which also wanted to know why the government should not be directed for labelling…
Dialogue on use of digital evidence in court begins

Dialogue on use of digital evidence in court begins

A dialogue on discussing the use of digital evidence in court began in the capital yesterday aiming at laying the groundwork for introducing digital evidence in Bangladesh courtrooms in future. The US Embassy here through the US Department of Justice in collaboration with the UK High Commission in Dhaka…
Strategic approach to tackle gridlocks

Strategic approach to tackle gridlocks

With the Metro Rail work shrinking many of the major roads of the city, traffic congestion has taken biblical proportions, multiplying the suffering of the city residents. In such a state, the authority has to come up with carefully laid plans to minimize the long traffic congestions and, as part of…
Policy advocacy for private sector development in Bangladesh

Policy advocacy for private sector development in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is going to be graduated from the LDC category in 2024. It is transforming from agriculture dependent into industrialized economy. Per capita GDP of Bangladesh raised into USD 1909 in last fiscal year. Bangladesh achieved the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remarkably. Now, Bangladesh…
Bangladesh taking care of environmental obligations

Bangladesh taking care of environmental obligations

Bangladesh is taking proper care of its environmental obligations, Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman told a business forum in Hong Kong. “Our country hosts some of the leading green garment factories in the world,” the adviser said while speaking…
Iraq warns of ‘collapse’ if Trump blocks oil cash

Iraq warns of ‘collapse’ if Trump blocks oil cash

Iraqi officials fear economic “collapse” if Washington imposes threatened sanctions, including blocking access to a US-based account where Baghdad keeps oil revenues that feed 90 per cent of the national budget. US President Donald Trump was outraged by the Iraqi parliament voting on January…
Natyacharya Selim Al Deen’s 12th death anniv today

Natyacharya Selim Al Deen’s 12th death anniv today

Today is the 12th death anniversary of Natyacharya Selim Al Deen. Theatre troupe Swapnadal and Dhaka Theatre have taken separate initiatives to mark the occasion. Swapnadal has arranged a three-day festival titled ‘Natyacharya Selim Al Deen Smaran Utsab 2020’ (Natyacharya Selim Al Deen Memorial…
Chattogram stay alive for final

Chattogram stay alive for final

Chattogram Challengers marched forward to the Qualifier-2 as they swept past Dhaka Platoon by seven wickets in the eliminator of the ongoing Akash-DTH Bangabandhu-Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket stadium (SBNCS) in Mirpur yesterday. Chasing a modest 145, Chattogram…
Purple cabbage gains popularity among Jashore farmers

Purple cabbage gains popularity among Jashore farmers

Looking from a distance, it seems as if a flower has blossomed. Actually, those are not flowers, but purple cabbage. It’s a common scene at Churamonkati union in Jashore Sadar upazila . Farmers of the union have been successful in cultivating this variety of cabbage for the first time. Purple…
Cold wave likely to continue

Cold wave likely to continue

After two consecutive days of hardly any sun, the capital and a few other districts yesterday saw sunlight around noon and felt a slight rise in temperature. According to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department’s (BMD's) daily bulletin, published yesterday at 9am, the weather is likely to…
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