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Metro-rail getting additional 28 acres of land
A proposal has been made to allot another 28.617 acres of land for the Metro rail project. The land will be used for Transit Oriented Development...
Reliance on foreign aid falling; budget on own resources possible
Dependence on foreign assistance to operate government operations and formulate the budget is falling. Though 5 per cent of the total budget is...
Fire service to get more equipment
The Fire Service and Civil Defence has equipment similar to those seen in many developed nations and can reach a disaster spot within twenty...
Dust, rain, heat and lack of promotion; grievances of traffic police
Rain, dust, sand and noise pollution are companions of traffic policemen and since they are on the roads day and night, respiratory problems and...
Dual power lines needed to ensure uninterrupted supply
To meet the deficit of power, government plus private initiatives are needed along with dual distribution lines. Power sector specialists say: if...
Dual policy in MPO; teachers with certificates from Darul Ihsan in limbo
Reportedly, due to the indecision of the ministry of education, three thousand teachers are deprived of MPO. However, it’s found that those who...
Sharp decline in hill tracks malaria cases
Bangla Tribune Desk
Speakers at a media orientation programme has said malaria cases in the Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT) region have decreased sharply as the...
ACC identifies 101 government sectors as corrupt
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has identified 101 government sectors as corrupt. As a part of an initiative to put an end to corruption in...
Shady appointment of railway caterers
It’s found that the list of caterers for Bangladesh Railways western route includes the names of two organisations, belonging to the personal...
More NTTN licences to take affordable Internet to rural areas
Md A Halim
A debate is raging if more Nationwide Telecommunication Transmission Network or NTTN is needed or not to reduce the price of Internet. Internet...
Why should I seek parole, asks Khaleda
Amid discussions over release on parole making the rounds, BNP chief Khaleda Zia has made it clear that she will not go for it rather resume the...
Banks eye Tk 750 billion from govt deposits
Amid the ongoing liquidity crisis coupled and low deposit, banks are now eying on over Tk 750 billion fund from government deposit to minimise...
Biman’s litany of corruption: From ticket sales to aircraft leasing
Chowdhury Akbor Hossain
Though Biman made profit in the last few years, the state owned airline is facing losses once more. In the 2017-18 fiscal year, the losses went up...
RAJUK will shut down Gulshan Navana Tower
RAJUK, the city development authority, said that the 22 storied Navana Tower at in Dhaka’ Gulshan-1 will be closed down since the buildings fire...
Banks in liquidity crisis despite fall in loan disbursement
The rate of loans given to the private sector has fallen; last February, loan growth was 12.54 percent, which is the lowest in recent years. On the...
‘Hijra’ gender option added to voter forms
Emran Hossain Shaikh
Five years after receiving official recognition, Bangladesh’s ‘Hijras’ or eunuchs will be able to sign up as voters as citizens with their own...
Free uniforms mulled for primary school students
The government is mulling over providing primary school students with uniforms and stationeries in addition to text books.Sources said that primary...
Digital system to counter teacher transfer aberrations
The government will be introducing digital system to prevent corruption and harassment in the transfer of teachers at government primary education...
No visible signs of interest from BNP on Khaleda’s parole
Salman Tareque Sakil and Aditto Rimon
Several influential intelligence agencies have said that the government does not have any plan to maintain political pressure by keeping Khaleda...
Rural development friendly budget for 2019-20
The government has planned to increase subsidy, incentive and loans to different sectors in the 2019-20 budget. The amount may be around Tk 421...
HC orders survey on radiation emitting mobile towers
Taking oath without party decision not acceptable: BNP
Six to die for murder of govt officer
Interfaith dialogue to combat religious extremism
Facebook beats profit estimates
Rana Plaza volunteer commits suicide
Dawra-e-Hadith exams cancelled again
PM for collective resistance against militancy
Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn to walk free again
Foreigners caught up as Sri Lanka searches for clues to Sunday bombings
‘Avengers: Endgame’ mania grips Bangladesh
Bangladeshi-American man sentenced to 37 years in jail
IS video sheds light on Sri Lanka attack 'ringleader'
Final farewell bid to SL blasts victim Zayan
Bangladesh, UK heading towards strategic partnership
The wealthy family behind Sri Lanka's suicide attacks
Record 12,057MW power generation
Rana Plaza volunteer commits suicide
No more gas connection to households: Govt
BNP’s Jahidur Rahman takes oath
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