Tuesday 19 November 2019 ,
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Transport strike brings sufferings

Transport strike brings sufferings
The public transport system was thrown out of gear at many places across the country yesterday as transport workers and owners went on an indefinite strike in 10 districts in protest against the newly enforced Road Transport Act-2018. They described the act as a “tool of extortion for police”. The police filed as many as 88 cases under the new law and realised Tk 1.21 lakh in fines from errant transport workers. People faced severe inconvenience in the districts, including Jashore, Khulna, Bagerhat, Satkhira, Magura, Narail, Jhenaidah, Meherpur, Kushtia and Chuadanga. Confirming the strike, Mortaza Hossain, general secretary of the Bangladesh Road Transport Owners' Association, said the new law branded the drivers as killers…

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Onion price dips below Tk 200

Onion price dips below Tk 200
The prices of onions yesterday come down to under Tk. 200 per kg in the wholesale market. In addition,…

UAE to reopen market to Bangladesh workers

UAE to reopen market to Bangladesh workers

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will reopen its labour market to Bangladesh workers as it was closed several years ago. Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan yesterday gave the hint to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a meeting on the sidelines of the Dubai Airshow at the Dubai…
Info minister terms it ‘hollow’

Info minister terms it ‘hollow’

Information minister Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday termed as ‘hollow’ a BNP letter sent to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over her recent India tour, saying it reflected the party’s attempt to mislead the people or deliberate lapses on their part in comprehending issues. Talking to newsman…
Gas pipelines need 
immediate attention

Gas pipelines need immediate attention

We are profoundly shocked and disturbed by the regular gas related explosions that are killing and maiming people. Just a few weeks ago, the nation was left dumb in grief when children gathering for balloons near a balloon inflating machine were killed and injured when the cylinder exploded. On Sunday,…
Corporal punishment cannot be justified

Corporal punishment cannot be justified

There have been a lot of talks regarding mistakenly equating corporal punishment to the trait of being well behaved for a pretty long period of time. To be more plainspoken, most of the people try to establish corporal punishment as an effective way to make a child disciplined. Nevertheless, it is not…
Exports of plastic products show impressive rise

Exports of plastic products show impressive rise

Export of plastic products has risen in month (July-October) of FY 2019–20 compared to same period of 2018–19 FY, thanks to availability of raw materials at a cheaper rate, producing quality products, new buyers from Europe, a robust government policy framework, enhanced manufacturing efficiency…
Iran calmer despite more ‘riots’ over oil price hikes

Iran calmer despite more ‘riots’ over oil price hikes

Iran said it still faces “riots” even though the situation was calmer yesterday after days of violent protests sparked by a shock decision to hike petrol prices in the sanctions-hit country. Major roads have been blocked, banks torched and shops looted in the nationwide unrest that has left…
‘Bashir Ahmed Award’ introduced

‘Bashir Ahmed Award’ introduced

‘Bashir Ahmed Award’ named after Ekushey Padak-recipient and National Film Award-winning late veteran playback singer Bashir Ahmed has been introduced for the first time. The award, initiated by Humaira Bashir and Raja Bashir—the two eligible heirs of Bashir Ahmed, was conferred for…
Dhaka keep faith in old-campaigners

Dhaka keep faith in old-campaigners

Jamuna Bank Dhaka Platoon formed their team with the mingle of experienced local and foreign globe-trotting players by whom they can logically dream to triumph the special edition of the Bangabandhu-Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). “All we know them, who have played so many T20 games at home and…
A concrete bridge could reduce hassles of thousands

A concrete bridge could reduce hassles of thousands

A risky bamboo bridge at Mohishamuri Dharapar village in Kaliganj upazila has become the only means for over one one lakh people of 15-20 villages since a concrete one over the Shoti River caved in five years ago. According to locals, the Shoti River flows through Mohishamuri Dharapar village in Kakina…
Myanmar must comply
with int’l court verdict

Myanmar must comply with int’l court verdict

Myanmar is not out of the jurisdiction of international courts and must comply with their verdicts on the Rohingya issue, state minister for foreign affairs Shahriar Alam said yesterday. “Although Myanmar is not a signatory to the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice,…
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