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RAJUK launches inspection of high-rises today By Other | Last Updated: 1st April, 2019, 00:00

In the wake of the deadly fire at FR Tower in the capital, Rajdhani Unnayan Kartipakkha (RAJUK) will launch inspection of high-rise buildings today to find out whether they were built  with approved…

RAJUK launches inspection of high-rises today

Sale of fire safety kits shoots up

The recent fire accidents has led to a sharp rise in the demand for fire safety equipment, including fire extinguishers, fire extinguisher ball, smoke detector, fire-resistant doors and emergency exit…


Local BOPP producers struggle to survive

Local manufacturers of BOPP films used in the packaging, labelling and lamination products are not getting the scope to flourish due to misuse of bond facilities and lack of government policy support.…


2 owners of FR Tower remanded

Police have been given seven days to grill Tasveer Ul Islam, owner of the illegally-built portion of Faruk Rupayan (FR) Tower in Banani, and SMHI Faruk Hossain, land owner of the high-rise building.…

Back Page
Interest rate to be brought down: PM Interest rate to be brought down: PM

Expressing here government’s firm stance to bring down the interest rate of bank loan to a single digit, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the government will take measures again to…

Metropolis
Measures to prevent Indo-Bangla border smuggling stressed Measures to prevent Indo-Bangla border smuggling stressed

Bangladesh and Indian Customs and Revenue Intelligences will work together to prevent border smuggling. High officials from Bangladesh Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID)…

Sun Extra
Call for improving child labour condition in dried fish sector Call for improving child labour condition in dried fish sector

Speakers at a workshop called for including child labour in dried fish sector in the list of hazardous forms of child labour. They were addressing a programme entitled ‘Sharing Workshop…

Editorial
Unending Loss of Human Lives: Whose Responsibility and What Next Unending Loss of Human Lives: Whose Responsibility and What Next

Every day we are being informed through various media about the loss of lives of innumerable innocent people in different kinds of accidents of disastrous nature throughout the country. In particular,…

Business
WB to give $100mn loan to develop public spaces WB to give $100mn loan 
to develop public spaces

The World Bank approved $100.5 million to improve public spaces and urban services in four large neighborhoods under the Dhaka South City Corporation benefitting about a million residents. The…

Asia
14 farmers killed in Philippine police ‘massacre’ 14 farmers killed in Philippine police ‘massacre’

MANILA: Rights groups on Sunday condemned what they called a “massacre” of 14 farmers by police in the central Philippines as authorities defended the incident as a legitimate operation…

World
Stop interfering in Venezuela Stop interfering in Venezuela

MOSCOW: Russia on Saturday warned Washington to stop interfering in the stand-off between Venezuela’s government and the opposition movement, and once again defended its decision to send personnel…

Culturetainment
Shamsuzzaman, Lavlu, Apurba under Alik’s direction Shamsuzzaman, Lavlu, Apurba under Alik’s direction

“Family bonding has been missing in today’s drama. Education also doesn’t get priorities. I am trying to focus on these components in my drama with humor”, said SA Haque Alik…

Winner
Spinners should support the pacers in WC: Miraz Spinners should support the pacers in WC: Miraz

Complementing the pace bowlers and controlling the flow of runs will be key for spinners in the upcoming World Cup, said off-spinner Mehedi Hasan Miraz on Sunday. England will host the upcoming…

My Districts
Community health clinics help rural folks heave a sigh of relief Community health clinics
help rural folks heave
a sigh of relief

Local populations, particularly those who have or are at risk of the poorest health and have the greatest economic and social needs are presently heaving sign of relief as community health clinics…

News link
Nigerian journalist arrested by armed men: NGO Nigerian journalist arrested by armed men: NGO

WARRI: Armed men thought to be state agents arrested a Nigerian journalist, previously detained for more than two years, at a meeting with colleagues on Sunday, witnesses and watchdog groups told AFP. …

Scitech
Apple’s excellence in innovations Apple’s excellence in innovations

Tech giant Apple Inc always keeps surprises for the world in every phase as the Steve Job’s firm brings something new in terms of feature and innovations in devices or services. The Apple…

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