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Bigger budgets, slower execution By Other | Last Updated: 16th May, 2019, 00:00

Bangladesh’s national budget is getting larger every year driven by a buoyant economy for a broad-based development vision but its execution could not cope with the expectations.  …

Bigger budgets, 
slower execution

Passenger sheds by name only !

Commuters in the capital suffer during the sunny or rainy days around the year as many passenger sheds along the roads in different parts of the city are in a terrible state. Some strategic…


Big names in BSTI action

Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) cancelled licences of seven food companies manufacturing products unfit for human consumption and banned by the High Court, which listed 52 items. …


Obaidul Quader returns home

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader returned home on Wednesday after a 71-day stay in Singapore where he underwent medical treatment at Mount Elizabeth Hospital. The flight BG085 of…

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Save farmers Save farmers

Paddy farmers are filled with frustration over very low prices of the crop at markets across the country this season. They said the production cost for a mound of Boro paddy is much higher than…

Metropolis
‘All-out efforts on to deal with narcotic menace’ ‘All-out efforts on to deal with narcotic menace’

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Wednesday said the government is continuing its all-out efforts to control the narcotic menace, reports UNB. “We must get rid of drug abuse. We’re…

Sun Extra
BIWTA to provide special service for holiday crowd from May 30 BIWTA to provide special service for holiday crowd from May 30

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will provide special service to waterway passengers from May 30 aiming to ensure their safe journey during the Eid-ul-Fitr, reports BSS. “We…

Editorial
SSC Results Show opposite Picture of English and Mathematics SSC Results Show opposite Picture  of English and Mathematics

The results of SSC examination 2019 came out on 06 May with some exclusive characteristics as it happened in the previous years as well. This year 1.53 per cent more girl students passed than boys…

Business
Govt contemplates amendment of private power policy Govt contemplates amendment of private power policy

The government is likely to amend the 23-years old private sector power generation policy which may include the transmission and distribution regulations in the policy framework. Besides, the…

Education
Importance of need-based education Importance of need-based education

Education modifies behaviours to develop desired values in human. It not only disseminates knowledge but also equally develops such skills, which ease livelihood by ‘being and doing.’ Thus,…

Asia
Clashes leave Kolkata on edge ahead of Indian vote climax Clashes leave Kolkata on edge ahead of Indian vote climax

KOLKATA: Clashes between followers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a firebrand opposition leader heightened tensions in the key Indian city of Kolkata on Wednesday ahead of the final round of the…

World
US does not seek a war with Iran: Pompeo US does not seek a war with Iran: Pompeo

SOCHI: US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Tuesday said his country is not seeking war with Iran, despite a spike in tensions that has seen the Pentagon dispatch nuclear-capable bombers to the…

Culturetainment
Spl show of Tringsha Shatabdee at Shilpakala on May 18 Spl show of Tringsha Shatabdee at Shilpakala on May 18

Country’s popular theatre troupe Swapnadal is arranging a special stage show of its much acclaimed anti-war production Tringsha Shatabdee at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), dedicating to…

Winner
‘Passion’ fuels Sabbir’s fielding prowess ‘Passion’ fuels Sabbir’s fielding prowess

Bangladesh explosive all-rounder Sabbir Rahman said that his passion for fielding is the sole reason behind his success as one of the best fielders of Bangladesh. For quite some time now, Sabbir…

My Districts
Mango starts appearing in Rajshahi markets Mango starts appearing in Rajshahi markets

RAJSHAHI: Juicy and delicious fruit Mango has started appearing in the markets of Rajshahi city and its adjacent areas from on Wednesday as its harvesting began from this morning abiding by the instruction…

News link
Facebook to curb livestreaming amid pressure Facebook to curb livestreaming amid pressure

PARIS: Facebook announced Wednesday it would tighten access to its livestreaming feature as New Zealand’s premier Jacinda Ardern and French leader Emmanuel Macron prepared to launch the global…

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