Editorial

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    Haor embankments must be completed before flood

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 05, 2018

    IT IS unacceptable that 40 per cent of the construction work of haor crops protection embankments in Sunamganj remained unaccomplished on Saturday, three days after...

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    City authorities must contain mosquito menace

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 04, 2018

    AN EARLY return of Aedes mosquitoes, carriers of viruses that cause dengue and chikungunya, well before the monsoon season raises concern, especially in view of...

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    A lot to do for govt to contain rice price spiral

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 04, 2018

    Food inflation, especially the shortage of rice, has been a concern since the beginning of 2017 given that aus and aman harvest were destroyed by...

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    BNP should rather bank on people

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2018

    THE Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s having sent a letter to the United Nations secretary general António Guterres, as New Age reported on Friday, requesting him to...

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    Govt must address newborn disorder challenges

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2018

    PAEDIATRICIANS’ stress on the need for newborn screening to detect if the babies are suffering from any genetic, metabolic and congenital disorders must not be...

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    Teacher-to-student ratio needs to be improved

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 02, 2018

    IT IS disparaging that teacher-to-student ratio in secondary schools stands at 1:42, much higher than the objective of 1:30 by 2018, as aimed at in...

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    Birth mustn’t decide social division of labour

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 02, 2018

    THE prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s statement that children of farmers should be in farming profession to use their knowledge in a greater way is a...

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    Non-communicable disease corners must be strengthened

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 01, 2018

    PERSISTING disparity in public health services between rural and urban areas is deeply disconcerting. People suffering from non-communicable diseases are the worst victims of such...

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    A gas transmission project that can hardly be beneficial

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 01, 2018

    THE approval of the laying out of a gas pipeline at an estimated cost of Tk 11 billion to transmit at least 250 million cubic...

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    Death at stone quarries must stop

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 28, 2018

    THE most recent death of workers in stone quarries in Sylhet proves that the government has failed to contain the irregularities of stone traders...

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