Editorial

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    Inadequate relief for flash flood victims

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 27, 2017

    THE government’s response to the sufferings of people living in the haor belt is appalling. Despite repeated demands from local people to declare the flash...

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    Writ seeking damages for workers need to be disposed of

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 27, 2017

    TWO public interest litigation writ petitions seeking the High Court Division’s directive for compensations to families of apparel workers killed and wounded in the 2012...

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    Abolition of poverty is more important

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 26, 2017

    THE government’s proposal to have a crackdown on ‘beggars’ in districts is somewhat worrying since the programme in the capital to take homeless people of...

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    Govt must intervene in Chevron asset sell-out process

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 26, 2017

    US OIL company Chevron entering into an agreement with China’s Himalaya Energy Co Ltd to sell the three onshore gas fields it operates and associated...

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    De-partisanise bureaucracy

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 25, 2017

    IT PERHAPS comes as no surprise that the government on Sunday promoted 277 more civil service cadre officers to the rank of deputy secretary although...

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    Workers still die at factories

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 25, 2017

    As the nation mournfully observed the fourth anniversary of the collapse of Rana Plaza, 3 workers died in two separate factory fires...

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    Flying the flag for science

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 24, 2017

    The March for Science held on Earth Day, which is ‘catalysed’ by the US president Donald Trump by way of people’s standing up against his...

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    Death of Romel Chakma unacceptable

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 24, 2017

    THE torture and custodial death of Romel Chakma, a HSC examinee and general secretary of Pahari Chatra Parishad’s Rangamati unit is indicative of a troubling...

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    Failure to hold students’ union polls, keep off partisan line

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 23, 2017

    THE control of the Chhatra League, the student wing of the ruling Awami League, in the allotment of rooms in halls of residence for males...

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    Chittagong city mired in water stagnation again

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 23, 2017

    DOWNPOUR combined with high tide sent low-lying areas of Chittagong city under water. Photographs published in New Age on Saturday shows that filthy water overflowing...

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