Editorial

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    Enough of pondering on road safety recommendations

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    THE moment of truth of the road transport and bridges minister came on Thursday when he, after a meeting with the road safety committee set...

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    School, college education must be better managed

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2019

    CONCERNS have been raised about classroom teaching in schools and colleges as lessons are often not completed keeping to the guidelines set in the curriculums....

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    Rajuk’s failures that have endangered the capital city

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2019

    BLATANT breaches of the laws that protect wetland, flood flow zones, open space and natural water reservoirs by real estate companies speak of a never-ending...

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    Road damage warrants early repairs

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    THE government is yet to begin proper repairs of around 1,000 kilometres of roads and highways that were damaged by the recent flood. This shows...

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    ‘Crossfire’ death must end

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    THE death of crime suspects in ‘crossfire’ while they are in the custody of law enforcers continues apace but there seems to be none around...

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    Authorities must protect River Halda

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    INDUSTRIAL wastes continue to pollute the River Halda which begins from the Badnatali Hill Range in the Chattogram Hill Tracts and flows through Fatikchari, Hathazari...

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    A foot put wrong on Aedes breeding ground clean-up

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    CITY authorities of Dhaka appear to have put a foot wrong in their notion that city people were farming Aedes mosquitoes, the primary vector of...

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    Government must give priority to Eid-time travel

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    IT IS deplorable that people returning to Dhaka after Eid remain as exposed to sufferings as they were when they left Dhaka. Sufferings of Dhaka-bound...

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    Government must bolster access of rural people to formal banking

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    A DECLINE in the number of bank branches in rural areas against urban areas by 11.5 percentage points in 18 years comes with worries as...

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    Yet another slum fire

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    The fire that broke out at a slum at Mirpur in the capital city on Friday, leaving all belongings of more than 10,000 families burnt,...

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