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Head of the European Union envoy Jane Lambert addresses a press conference at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the capital on Friday. Report on page 1— New Age photo

MYANMAR REFUGEES IN BANGLADESH: EU urges talks with new Myanmar government

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The leader of the delegation of the European Parliament, Jean Lambert, on Friday pointed out there might be an opportunity to find a solution on the issue of repatriation of Myanmar refugees and undocumented Myanmar nationals living in the country, as a new government has taken over in Myanmar.

February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
High Court –	New Age file photo

3 new judges to Appellate Division

The government has promoted three High Court Division judges to the Appellate Division, as the Supreme Court has had a shortage of judges for…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Sri Lanka’s ex-army chief joins government

Sri Lanka’s former army chief Sarath Fonseka on Wednesday joined the coalition government which has vowed to probe allegations of atrocities committed during the bloody finale of the island’s separatist war…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

BSMMU’s super specialised hospital project gets ECNEC nod

The government on Tuesday approved the ‘Super Specialised Hospital of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University’ project with an outlay of Tk 1366.34 crore, aiming to…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
A file photo shows employees working inside an iron factory in Dhaka. The government has prepared a draft checklist for inspecting all of the industrial sectors in the country with the aim of developing an effective inspection system in line with the labour act. — New Age photo

Govt to prepare inspection checklist for all factories

The government has prepared a draft checklist for inspecting all of the industrial sectors in the country with the aim of developing an effective inspection system in line with the labour act…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Pollution in and encroachment on the Buriganga continue unchecked despite different initiatives to save the river. The photo was taken at Babubazar on Tuesday. — Indrajit Ghosh

Rivers around Dhaka in death throes

The government taskforce formed to save the rivers flowing around the capital city — Buriganga, Turag, Sitalakkhya and Balu – have failed miserably to stop the rampant encroachment and mindless pollution of the water bodies…

January 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Fresh move taken to export sand

The government has initiated a fresh move to export sand to countries showing interest to import it for use in construction industry and protecting islands from the rising sea-level…

January 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Centre for Sustainable Development holds a seminar on ‘Democracy and Credible Elections’ at CIRDAP in Dhaka on Saturday. — New Age photo

RESTORATION OF DEMOCRATIC SYSTEM : Credible, inclusive polls a must

Politicians, academics, journalists, lawyers and rights activists on Friday observed that democracy would not be established without credible and inclusive national polls although democracy was not all about elections…

January 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

Govt asks drivers to keep speed limit below 50kph in fog

The government on Tuesday asked the drivers to keep their vehicles’ speed limit between 40 to 50 kilometres on highways during foggy weather. They must use fog light while plying…

January 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National

40pc private univ seats vacant

Government has approved the applications for opening six new private universities though some 40 per cent of the seats in the existing ones was vacant in last five years…

January 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Phased UP polls begin in March

The Election Commission officials said that they were taking the preparations to hold staggered elections in 4,544 union councils from March.
They said that the EC plans to complete the UP elections by June…

January 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Merger of private bus companies on cards

The government is planning to streamline the capital’s chaotic commuter service by bringing the buses and minibuses under fewer companies…

January 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Failure in arming up teachers

THE government’s failure to make available teacher’s manuals, which is meant to educate teachers in the new curriculum, introduced in 2013, and tell them how to do lesson planning and what approach to take in classroom…

January 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Editorial

2 killed in land dispute

Two Awami League activists were killed and two others were injured in infighting over a land dispute at Jibannagar in Chuadanga district. The deceased are: Md Shabuddin and Abdus Salam…

January 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Govt primary schools failing to deliver

Government primary schools fail to deliver better as they lag behind non-government schools and kindergartens in the results of Primary Education Completion Examination…

January 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Ballot boxes stuffed before voting in several districts

Hours before the voting for municipality elections began at 8am Wednesday across the country, ballot paper had been snatched and ballot boxes stuffed at various centres in several districts…

December 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Barapukuria power plant finds buyer for fly ash after 9yrs

The government has approved a proposal from the state run Power Development Board to sell dry fly ash of Barapukuria coal-fired power plant under a 30-year contract…

December 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

ILLEGAL BANGLADESHIS : Malaysia to take action after Dec 31

Thousands of Bangladeshi workers who lost their legal status in Malaysia could face jailing and other punishments unless they return home by December 31…

December 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Border killings continue

The Border Security Force of India keeps killing unarmed Bangladeshi civilians by shooting and in other ways despite repeated assurances that such serious rights violation in the border would be stopped, rights activists have said…

December 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

SA lifts ban on Umrah visa for Bangladeshis

The Saudi Arabia government has lifted its ban on issuing Umrah visas to Bangladeshi nationals after nearly one year of suspension, said the religious affairs ministry officials on Monday…

December 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

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