Mustafizur Rahman

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    Bangladesh closes educational institutions as coronavirus infects three more

    Mustafizur Rahman, Manzur H Maswood and Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:06pm on March 16, 2020

    The government on Monday announced the closure of all educational institutions across the country from March 18 till March 31 after detection of three more...

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    Bangladesh widens coronavirus measures as panic grips nation

    Manzur H Maswood and Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:41am on March 10, 2020

    The government on Monday widened measures to tackle the novel coronavirus as panic gripped the nation after identification of three Covid-19 patients in Bangladesh. The...

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    No let-up in drug menace in Bangladesh

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 01:01am on February 11, 2020

    The cabinet on Monday approved in principle a draft of the Narcotics Control (Amendment) Bill 2020 as the government backtracked on implementing a provision of...

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    Govt boosts measures to prevent coronavirus 

    Mustafizur Rahman and Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:31am on January 29, 2020

    The government on Tuesday ordered heightened measures at all ports and public hospitals to check the ‘transportation and transmission of coronavirus’ after its recent outbreak...

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    PM for following Louis Kahn’s plan

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:16am on November 26, 2019

    The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Monday instructed a fresh move to relocate the Bangladesh Secretariat that houses offices of ministers and civil bureaucrats from...

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    Bangladesh govt drafts law to get idle funds of autonomous bodies

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on September 03, 2019

    The cabinet on Monday approved a draft law allowing the government to use the surplus funds of different self-governed agencies including autonomous, semi-autonomous, statutory authorities,...

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    Time to create public opinion against the anti-democracy culture: Hafizuddin Khan

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 03:17am on August 09, 2019

    Retired civil servant and former adviser to caretaker government M Hafizuddin Khan said that it was now time to create public opinion against ‘VIP culture’,...

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    DCs seek more powers, facilities

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2019

    The deputy commissioners from across the country have submitted dozens of demands to the Cabinet Division seeking more facilities and powers for the field-level administrators....