Editorial

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    City authorities need to make parking space

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 31, 2019

    ILLEGAL parking on the road keeps causing chaos and congestion, especially in a city like Dhaka, where road space is inadequate. Illegal parking also reduces...

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    Govt must fight corruption, in earnest and early

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 31, 2019

    BANGLADESH coming to rank in the 13th position from the bottom among 180 countries in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2018, sliding by four notches from...

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    Air pollution in city needs to be averted

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    THE capital’s air quality deteriorated after implementing a Tk 802.25 crore air quality improvement project in nine years since 2009. The cost included Tk 769.74...

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    Govt must put a curb on illicit financial flows

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    ILLICIT financial flow of $5.9 billion out of Bangladesh in 2015, as estimated by the Washington-based Global Financial Integrity report ‘Illicit Financial Flows to and...

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    Govt primary schools need to be streamlined

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    MOST of the teachers were found absent from three government primary schools on Sunday during a sudden visit by the Anti-Corruption Commission chair....

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    Time for govt to sort out rickshaw licensing mess

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    AN INTEGRATED public transport system for the capital continues to remain elusive as the authorities concerned appear to lack a comprehensive plan, leaving people to...

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    A well-meaning guideline caught in govt indolence

    | Updated at 12:12am on January 28, 2019

    THE High Court in February 2018 issued a rule on the Directorate General of Health Services to explain as to why the directorate should not...

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    BRTC needs to be overhauled

    | Updated at 12:11am on January 28, 2019

    IT IS unacceptable that buses of the state-run Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation are getting unserviceable long before the economic life expiry because of the procurement...

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    Vitamin A campaign regulatory breaches must be investigated

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2019

    THE national Vitamin A supplementation campaign scheduled for January 19 could not take place as the capsules were found to be stuck together or to...

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    Road safety directives need to be enforced

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2019

    At least 13 brick-kiln workers died and two became injured when a truck carrying coal overturned, crushing a labour shed in Cumilla where they were...

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