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METRO-RAIL, MOGBAZAR-MOUCHAK FLYOVER : DSCC demands levy

Dhaka South City Corporation demanded a share of revenue to come from the services of under-construction metro-rail and the Mogbazar-Mouchak flyover to use the income to implement projects to improve facilities for city dwellers…

January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Keeping Mongla-Ghosiakhali river route navigable proves challenging

The ministry of shipping is finding it challenging to keep the silted Mongla-Ghosiakhali channel navigable round the year though it was needed for the safety of the Sunderbans…

January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, TOP STORIES

Minister finds road safety council committees inoperative

Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said the district road safety council committees remained inoperative and could not ensure road safety…

January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

TANNERY RELOCATION : Amu gives 72 hrs ultimatum

Industries minister Amir Hossain Amu has once again threatened to close down tanneries at the city’s Hazaribagh area if the errant tanners failed to relocate their factories to new site in Savar within next 72 hours…

January 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

REVENUE SHORTFALL : Muhith asks NBR to give special efforts

Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has asked the National Board of Revenue to give special efforts to reduce the growing shortfall in revenue earnings, finance ministry officials said…

January 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

3 BCL activists arrested for vandalising minister’s resort in Cox’s Bazar

Cox’s Bazar Sadar police on early Thursday arrested three activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student front organisation of the ruling Awami League, on charge of vandalising furniture of a resort belonging to works minister Mosharrof Hossain in the beach town…

January 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

OIL PRICE CUT : Muhith wants policy before downward revision of price

Finance minister AMA Muhith has once again ruled out possibility of immediate downward adjustment of fuel oils prices in the local market while such demand is getting louder with the continuous fall of prices in the global market…

January 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

INDIA-PAK TALKS : Sartaj Aziz warns against ‘unrealistic expectations’

Foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet here on January 14-15 to prepare a schedule of meeting for the comprehensive dialogue, Advisor on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz has said even as he cautioned against ‘unrealistic expectations’ from the talks, PTI reported…

January 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, International, South Asia

Special drives after municipal polls: HM

Home affairs minister Asaduzzaman Khan said on Sunday that law enforcement agencies would launch special drives exclusively in militancy-prone areas after the December 30 municipal polls across the country…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

MPO teachers to draw enhanced salaries: Nahid

Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid said on Tuesday that non-government school and college teachers under the government’s monthly pay order would get salaries at new rates and at the same time with the public servants…

December 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Dalia Khatun Rikta, a councillor candidate for reserve seat in Bogra Municipality, conducts electioneering in the area on Monday. — New Age photo

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS : EC asks ROs to explain as minister, AL whip, MPs flouts polls code

The Election Commission on Monday asked 12 returning officers to explain what action they had taken against a minister, a ruling Awami League whip and four lawmakers and some mayoral candidates who allegedly flouted electoral code of conduct in the elections to 234 municipal councils slated for December 30…

December 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

Minister stresses countrywide building safety

Emphasising the importance of ensuring building safety across the country, planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Saturday said Bangladesh does not want to see any death due to manmade disasters…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Bangladesh to review diplomatic ties with Pakistan: minister

Minister for liberation war affairs AKM Mozammel Haque said on Friday that Bangladesh would look into the diplomatic relations with Pakistan if it continues to hatch conspiracy siding with anti-liberation forces against the country’s independence…

December 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Kamal for checking irregularities on automobile business

Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Friday said all irregularities have to be stopped at automobile business sector…

December 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Separate pay scale for BB unnecessary: Muhith

Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said that there would be no separate pay scale for Bangladesh Bank and others state-owned banks as it was unnecessary…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National

COMBATING TERRORISM : Dhaka joins Riyadh-led military coalition

The government has decided to join the Saudi Arabia-led 34-nation ‘Islamic military coalition’ formed ‘to fight terrorism and violent extremism’ at the request of the Arab kingdom, foreign ministry announced on Tuesday…

December 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

PAK DIPLOMAT : Govt to take action if militancy link proved

Home affairs minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday said that actions would be taken through the foreign ministry if allegations against a Pakistani diplomat of having link with militancy were proved…

December 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

Kejriwal accuses ‘psycho’ Modi after raid

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday accused his arch-rival Narendra Modi of waging a political vendetta, branding the Indian premier a ‘psychopath’ after federal investigators raided his city administration’s headquarters…

December 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, International, South Asia

SOCIAL NETWORKING : All sites, apps unblocked

The government on Monday unblocked access to all communication apps and social networking sites just a day after it freshly blocked micro-blogging site Twitter and communication apps Skype and Imo on Sunday…

December 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Low river water flow causing ‘drought’ in north: minister

Water resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Sunday said the country’s north was already facing a drought-like-situation due to low flow in the river water system, while the southern part was being adversely affected by increased salinity…

December 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

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