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No improvement in traffic management By Other | Last Updated: 21st March, 2019, 00:00

There is no visible improvement in traffic management in the capital and other parts of the country although police have taken various measures to bring ‘discipline on roads’ following…

No improvement in traffic management

‘Murder’ on roads must stop

I am pained and so are most of the people of Bangladesh to get the news that yet another young life was lost to greedy bus operators. He is Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury of the army-run Bangladesh University…


Public sufferings mount for transport crisis

The agitating students have called off their street demonstrations until March 28 against the death of a fellow in a road accident in Nadda area of the capital. A 10-member student panel made…


Road accident prevention body fails to finish task

The high-powered committee formed in February to guide the efforts for ensuring road safety has failed to complete its task within the stipulated time. The 15-member body headed by former minister…

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Local body polls losing appeal Local body polls 
losing appeal

Elections to local-government bodies seem to lose its appeal among the people as voter turnout in the ongoing upazila parishad polls continues decreasing. Record shows that voters’ turnout…

Metropolis
15 to die for killing cloth trader in Dohar 15 to die for killing cloth trader in Dohar

A Dhaka court on Wednesday sentenced 15 people to death and life term imprisonment to two others over killing of a cloth trader in Dohar upazila of Dhaka in 2008. Judge Pradip Kumar Roy of Dhaka…

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Women becoming empowered in all sectors, says Speaker Women becoming empowered in all sectors, says Speaker

Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Wednesday said women are becoming empowered in all sectors in Bangladesh due to the measures taken under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “Prime…

Editorial
Capitalism and Essence of Democracy Capitalism and Essence
of Democracy

Market economy thrives on democracy and without appropriate democratic institutions growth may not be sustained in the near future. Democracy ensures freedom of speech and rule of law generates growth…

Education
World Bank warns of ‘learning crisis’ in school World Bank warns of ‘learning
crisis’ in school

The World Bank Report titled ‘World Development Report 2018: Learning Realize Education Promise’ released on 27 February informs us t hat the learners of Bangladesh are lagging behind those…

Business
Jet Airways in deep trouble Jet Airways in deep trouble

NEW DELHI: Pilots of nearly crippled Jet Airways threatened to stop working from April 1 if the resolution plan is delayed and salary dues are not cleared by the end of this month. The decision…

Asia
Priyanka lambastes Modi on home turf Priyanka lambastes Modi on home turf

VARANASI: The newest star in India’s Nehru-Gandhi dynasty wrapped up a pre-election boat tour along the Ganges river on Wednesday, disembarking in Narendra Modi’s home constituency to attack…

World
May seeks brief Brexit delay from hesitant EU May seeks brief Brexit delay from hesitant EU

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May asked EU leaders Wednesday for a three-month delay to Brexit amid continued political deadlock in London, but Brussels warned the postponement carried “serious…

Culturetainment
Chinese TV serial debuts in Bangladesh Chinese TV serial debuts 
in Bangladesh

Feather Flies to the Sky (Palok Akashe Ore), a Chinese drama serial, has debuted in Bangladesh to amuse the drama lovers in the South Asian country. ATN Bangla started airing the serial on Thursday…

Winner
India crush Bangladesh’s final dreams India crush Bangladesh’s
final dreams

Bangladesh National Women Football Team’s wish of breaking into the final for the second successive time was washed away as defending champions India obliterated them by 4-0 goals in the second…

My Districts
Farmers happy with mustard yield in Rajshahi Farmers happy with mustard yield
in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Farmers have become happy over their newly harvested mustard seed yield in the region including its vast Barind tract in the current season, reports BSS. Talking to BSS here many of…

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Civilian deaths mount as US drone strikes in Somalia escalate: AI Civilian deaths mount as US drone strikes in Somalia escalate: AI

NAIROBI: Amnesty International (AI) Wednesday accused US forces of killing several civilians in Somalia as they “dramatically increased” the number of air strikes in the volatile country,…

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