Editorial

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    Govt must make WASA behave

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

    DHAKA Water Supply and Sewerage Authority contractors enjoying political clout have, as an Anti-Corruption Commission investigation says, collected their payment for work of eight projects,...

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    Too glaring a govt failure on a legal provision

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

    THE order of the High Court Division of Thursday for all Repression on Women and Children (Prevention) Tribunals and district and sessions judges’ courts, where...

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    Time for govt to act on risky buildings

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

    A two-storey building, which has been abandoned but used for living and as a warehouse, in Old Town of Dhaka on Wednesday, leaving two dead....

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    Govt must attend to educational inequality

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

    THE rural-urban differences in education, which are primarily thought to have stemmed from an unbalanced government focus on education policies regarding resource allocation and educational...

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    Road Transport Act should be soon implemented

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 18, 2019

    It is disappointing that the Road Transport Act 2018 is yet to be implemented even about 10 months after its passage in the wake of...

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    Govt must stop non-prescription antibiotic use in food animals

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 18, 2019

    THE High Court’s order of Tuesday for the government to ensure that no antibiotics are administered to cows without prescriptions written by veterinary surgeons is...

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    Stringent action needed to curb coaching menace

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    PRIVATE coaching for money is an educational malaise which has become almost institutionalised. Parents are under the duress to send their children to coaching centres...

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    Banks keep declining as govt goes lenient on defaulters

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    THE amount of loans in default in six sate-owned banks, including Sonali, Janata and BASIC which earlier lost a huge amount of money to loan...

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    Govt must stop railway accidents

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    LACK of people’s awareness and the poor maintenance of level crossings and railway bridges by the authorities concerned contributed to an increase in railway accidents,...

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    A curious case of standards testing incapabilities

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    THE High Court’s order of Sunday for the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution to have pasteurised milk of 14 brands tested in four government laboratories...

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