Editorial

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    Issues that surround illegal sales of textbooks

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 09, 2017

    THE Rapid Action Battalion arresting two people in possession of about 3,00,000 textbooks, hoarded for sales, at the Faridpur district headquarters on Friday indicates that...

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    Alarming presence of metal residues in food chain

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 09, 2017

    THE presence of metal residues in food chain has globally been proven tragically harmful for public health...

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    What else could ethnic cleansing be?

    | Updated at 10:10pm on April 07, 2017

    MYANMAR’S state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi’s claim, according to a Reuters report published in New Age on Friday, that there is no ethnic cleansing...

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    Appalling absence of chemical waste management

    | Updated at 10:10pm on April 07, 2017

    THERE are many chemical factories running in Dhaka without a proper measure to manage toxic wastes. A photograph published in New Age on Friday shows...

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    Poor education, inequalities linked to low birth weight

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 07, 2017

    LOW birth weight, which now accounts for at least 22.6 per cent of newborns, as the National Low Birth Weight Survey Bangladesh 015 says, with...

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    Drive against unfit transports must be stepped up

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 07, 2017

    THE little impact on roads and highways caused by the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority’s ongoing drive against rickety, aged buses is unacceptable and despairing, not...

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    Foreign funding for national security

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 06, 2017

    THE National Economic Council deciding not to use donor agency funding in the implementation of any projects related to national security is a welcome step...

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    India’s enmity in the name of friendship

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 06, 2017

    INDIA is considering imposing yet another anti-dumping duty on a Bangladeshi product. It has initiated an investigation to assess whether it would impose anti-dumping duty...

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    Rajuk breaching detailed area plan disparaging

    | Updated at 10:35pm on April 04, 2017

    RAJDHANI Unnayan Kartripakkha, the agency responsible for planning the capital city and enforcing relevant laws to control its urbanisation, itself flouting the detailed area plan,...

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    Shoddy railway maintenance unacceptable

    | Updated at 10:34pm on April 04, 2017

    THE lack of proper maintenance of the railway system is not only disrupting the train communications, but also showing disregard for public safety. From March...

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