Ershad Kamol

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    Government to hand over drainage system to Dhaka city corporations

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:42pm on November 26, 2020

    The government has decided to hand over the responsibility of the capital’s drainage system development and management to Dhaka’s two city corporations as the Water...

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    Uncertainty worries Bangladesh teachers, students

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on November 26, 2020

    Uncertainty prevails over the secondary school certificate examinations and higher secondary certificate examinations as the government had cancelled all examinations at educational institutions amid the...

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    Bangladesh NCTB for curtailing exams, textbooks

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:39pm on November 24, 2020

    The National Curriculum and Textbook Board is going to recommend not to hold any public examination up to Class-X and not to divide students into...

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    Committee formed to make list of martyred intellectuals

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:49am on November 24, 2020

    Liberation war affairs ministry has formed an 11-member committee to make a list of the martyred intellectuals 49 years after independence. The committee, chaired by...

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    Minister orders no more lease of Bangladesh forest lands

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:23pm on November 22, 2020

    Environment, forest and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin on Sunday directed the country’s eight divisional commissioners for taking measures not to lease out forestlands...

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    Dhaka University to celebrate centenary next year amid academic, accommodation problems

    Ershad Kamol and Rifat Islam | Updated at 11:56pm on November 21, 2020

    The Dhaka University is set to celebrate its 100th founding anniversary in July next year while various academic and accommodation problems still plague the country’s...

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    4.58 lakh acres of Bangladesh forest disappear

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:50pm on November 21, 2020

    Over 4.58 lakh acres of the country’s forestlands, as mentioned in the cadastral survey, have disappeared over the past 70 years due to the development...

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    Pry teachers’ job upgrade in limbo

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:47pm on November 20, 2020

    An upgrade in the pay scale for more than 3.2 lakh government primary teachers has been pending for a year as the Finance Division says...

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    Schools asked not to charge fees except tuition

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 08:37pm on November 18, 2020

    The government on Wednesday asked schools and colleges not to charge fees other than the tuition fees during the closure of educational institutions amid the...

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    Govt projects yield little for no coordination

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:04am on November 16, 2020

    A number of projects initiated by different agencies to conserve the rivers around Dhaka from grabbers and polluters as well as ensuring their navigability did...