Editorial

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    No end in sight to stalking

    | Updated at 09:05pm on January 17, 2017

    THE stabbing of a college girl on Sunday at the hand of a young man at Zakiganj in Sylhet provides yet another pointer to the...

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    Railway framed with bamboos and wood

    | Updated at 09:05pm on January 17, 2017

    THE use of bamboo and wood in supporting sleepers and railway lines, instead of iron bars and hooks, at some stretches in Kurigram and Moulvibazar,...

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    Integrated factory inspection system is promising

    | Updated at 09:55pm on January 16, 2017

    IN THE aftermath of deadly fires at industries other than readymade garment factories, the government initiative to develop and implement an integrated factory inspection system...

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    Readiness to do battle with the cold wave

    | Updated at 09:45pm on January 16, 2017

    COLD wave, with the mercury dropping, since January 11, to 5 degrees Celsius, on Saturday, in Panchagarh and Kurigram, has started affecting normal life, severely...

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    Lurking dangers of coal cargo capsize

    | Updated at 09:45pm on January 15, 2017

    A CARGO vessel carrying 1,000 tonnes of coal sinking in the River Passur near the Sunderbans in Bagerhat is concerning on a few counts...

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    Police harassment to repress labour movement unacceptable

    | Updated at 09:25pm on January 15, 2017

    THE government has adopted an excessively repressive attitude towards agitating apparel workers of Ashulia who took to the streets in December 2016 demanding an increase...

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    Arming up rights commission for lasting effects

    | Updated at 09:50pm on January 14, 2017

    THE National Human Rights Commission chair seeking an amendment to the 2009 law that governs the commission to arm it up with powers to investigate...

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    Govt visibly lacks political will to establish secular society

    | Updated at 09:40pm on January 14, 2017

    AN ALARMING increase in attacks on religious minority groups in Bangladesh raises a question about the ruling party’s much celebrated commitment to establishing a secular...

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    Yet another pointer to govt apathy to wildlife

    | Updated at 10:10pm on January 13, 2017

    THAT the wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centres in Sylhet, Rajshahi and Khulna have been idle since their establishment for lack of human resources, in particular,...

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    Dhaka water canal system under threat

    | Updated at 09:55pm on January 13, 2017

    Canals in the capital, which were once part of the city’s natural drainage system, lively with fresh water flow and aquatic biodiversity, are now under...

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