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Graft galore at Dhaka WASA By Other | Last Updated: 18th April, 2019, 00:00

Over 60 percent of the people seeking service of Dhaka WASA fall victim to corruption and harassment, finds a study of the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB). The Berlin-based anti-graft…

Graft galore at 
Dhaka WASA

ACC finds 22 corruption sources in Titas

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has identified 22 types of corruption at Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Co Ltd (TGTDCL) and placed a set of recommendations to rein in graft at the state-run…


Decision remains on paper for nine years

The government is yet to introduce a ‘cluster’ entrance test for admission of students to honours courses in public universities despite repeated directives from the authorities concerned.…


PM flies to Brunei Sunday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave Dhaka on Sunday for a three-day official visit to Brunei Darussalam. She is going to visit the country at the invitation of the Kingdom’s Sultan…

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Siblings arrested with huge Yaba tablets Siblings arrested with 
huge Yaba tablets

CHATTOGRAM: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel arrested two siblings with 13,850 Yaba tablets from Shah Amanat Bridge area in the port city on Wednesday. The arrestees were identified as…

Metropolis
Stop airing ads on foreign channels: Hasan Stop airing ads on foreign channels: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Wednesday urged the country’s cable operators to follow the conditions of the license as well the existing law of the country for broadcasting ads on foreign…

Sun Extra
BNP MPs-elect to be identified as betrayers if they take oath: Oli BNP MPs-elect to be identified as betrayers if

they take oath: Oli

Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) president Oli Ahmed said on Wednesday if the BNP lawmakers-elect take oath and join parliament then they will be identified as ‘betrayers’. “I…

Editorial
The Despicable Violators The Despicable Violators

The death of Nusrat Jahan Rafi tells the bizarre audacity of a despicable violator who is living in our society with pomp and pride and with thousands of irregularities. When we review the profile…

Education
Self-motivational kits for tertiary students Self-motivational kits for
tertiary students

In my little experience in tertiary teaching profession, I have found that most of the students do not find any meaningful purpose for their higher education. They are running after grades and degrees…

Business
Ensure workplace safety for RMG workers: Tipu Ensure workplace safety 
for RMG workers: Tipu

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Wednesday urged owners of the garment factories to ensure workplace safety along with increasing others facilities to make apparel sector sustainable. “Alongside…

Asia
Widodo on track to rewin Indonesia’s presidency Widodo on track to rewin Indonesia’s presidency

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s Joko Widodo was on track to be re-elected leader of the world’s third-biggest democracy with pollsters giving him a wide lead over rival Prabowo Subianto, a firebrand…

World
Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Yemen war Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Yemen war

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a resolution from Congress directing him to end US support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the second such move of his presidency, reports AFP.…

Culturetainment
Theme song of Dhaka Metro released Theme song of Dhaka Metro released

hoichoi, a leading Bengali digital platform, has started streaming its first original web series in Bangladesh titled ‘Dhaka Metro’, directed by national award winning director Amitabh…

Winner
We need to back our WC squad: Tamim We need to back our WC squad: Tamim

Bangladesh experienced opener Tamim Iqbal said on Wednesday that instead of raising fingers towards their 15-member World Cup squad everyone should back it.  Though Chief Selector Minhajul…

My Districts
Media role sought to ensure food safety in poultry sector Media role sought to ensure food safety in poultry sector

RANGPUR: Livestock experts at a workshop on Wednesday sought media cooperation to ensure food safety governance in the poultry sector aiming to produce best quality poultry meat, reports BSS. They…

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India blast accused to contest polls with BJP India blast accused to contest polls with BJP

New Delhi: Sadhvi Pragya, an accused in a 2008 blast that killed seven people and injured 100 others, has been given a ticket for the general elections from India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party,…

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