Editorial

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    Haor dam corruption probe must run its own course

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 16, 2017

    INDOMITABLE corruption in the public sector has been costly for Bangladesh. However, the recent corruption in haor embankment projects caused unimaginable suffering to the people...

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    A likely tannery waste problem at Savar Leather Estate

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 16, 2017

    THE relocation of tanneries from Hazaribagh on the bank of the River Buriganga — which has so far come to be polluted because of industrial...

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    Indicative of indifference to people with disabilities

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 14, 2017

    The photograph printed on the back page of New Age on Thursday, which shows a woman with disability moving on her wheelchair along the main...

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    India’s friendship fraught with unfriendliness

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 14, 2017

    ‘FRIENDLY’ India’s latest imposition of the protectionist tariff of anti-dumping duty on the import of hydrogen peroxide from Bangladesh seems to be fraught with a...

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    Political concession for partisan gains

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 13, 2017

    THE recognition of dawra-e-hadith degree as being equivalent to master’s degree in Islamic studies and Arabic, as the prime minister announced when high officials of...

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    Efforts needed to stop Ctg water stagnation

    | Updated at 10:39pm on April 12, 2017

    IT IS not even monsoon and the Chittagong city is already facing water stagnation. Moderate rain for two to three hours or a tidal flood...

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    Teachers must not suffer for govt indolence

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 12, 2017

    THE call of the Bangladesh Government Primary School Teachers’ Association for the finance minister to end discrepancy in their salary structure, as New Age reported...

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    Time for govt to root out police corruption

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 12, 2017

    CORRUPTION in the law enforcement agencies has reached such a state that the police headquarters have expressed deep concern...

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    Irregularity in Haor dam construction unacceptable

    | Updated at 10:30pm on April 10, 2017

    DESPITE frequent pre-monsoon flooding in Haor areas of north-eastern Bangladesh, the local administration has been simply unprepared to deal with the flash-flood situation...

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    Pollution of river water needs to be stopped

    | Updated at 10:28pm on April 10, 2017

    THE Appellate Division’s warning on Sunday that action would be taken against the government if the River Dhaleshwari gets polluted by effluents from the tannery...

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