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    Cabinet secretary rejects TIB report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on June 25, 2019

    Cabinet secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam on Monday rejected the Transparency International research report that claimed promotions in civil administration were given on the basis of...

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    5pc extra tax on interest likely to be revoked

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:55am on June 24, 2019

    The government is likely to withdraw extra five per cent tax proposed on interest from saving certificates in the new budget amid criticisms inside and...

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    Corruption in government offices prevails despite pay hikes: TIB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on June 24, 2019

    People’s experiences while seeking services from the corruption-riddled public offices remained largely the same as the government failed to adopt many of the good practices...

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    Issues not adequately shored up to stop trafficking in persons

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

    BANGLADESH coming to be named on Tier 2 Watchlist in the US state department’s Trafficking in Persons Report 2019, which was launched on Thursday, is...

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    Govt indifferent to take action against air polluters: Greens

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:24am on June 23, 2019

    Green activists at a seminar on Saturday said that sources of air pollution were identified but the government was not taking actions to stop pollution,...

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    A slow death: the ills of the casual academic

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    ANY sentient being should be offended. Eventually, the casualisation of the academic workforce was bound to find lazy enthusiasts who neither teach, nor understand the...

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    Government initiates safe migration awareness campaign

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 22, 2019

    Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment Ministry has initiated a nationwide campaign to promote safe, orderly and regular migration and create awareness among the prospective migrant...

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    Capable village courts stressed for quick resolution of disputes

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:00am on June 22, 2019

    Government officials at inaugural function of a training course on Friday stressed the need for enhancing capabilities of the people involved with conducting activities of...

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    Vitamin A Plus campaign today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on June 22, 2019

    The national Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign will be observed across the country today where children, aged between six months to 59 months, will be fed...

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    Signal remains dysfunctional to advantage VIPs: Jyotirmoy Barua

    Rashad Ahamad and Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:20am on June 21, 2019

    Supreme Court advocate and Road Safety Foundation vice-president Jyotirmoy Barua said that the government agencies, through many lame excuses, kept automated traffic signal system dysfunctional...