Vol. 5 Num 56 Wed. July 21, 2004    
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Front Pagearrow Sylhet airport still grounded
Flight operations at MAG Osmani International Airport in Sylhet remained suspended for the second day yesterday as part of the runway was under floodwaters that deluged northern and northeastern districts
 arrow Auditor general's office goes for action against railway bigwig
The Comptroller and Auditor General's Office has initiated departmental actions against the former additional director general (ADG) of the railway division for denying its audit team access to purchase
 arrow Drive next month to bring all shop owners under VAT net
As part of the ongoing government push to expand the value-added tax (VAT) collection net, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) launches a countrywide drive next month to bring all wholesale and retail
 arrow Dhaka fringe people rush to high ground
The eastern fringe of the capital from Tongi to Kanchpur bridge mostly went under water as the raging floods took a serious turn in 24 hours till yesterday evening with thousands of families suddenlyfinding
 arrow Tigers' trial by India today
Bangladesh will make three changes in the team when they take on India in the opening Super League match of the Eighth Asia Cup at the Sinhalese Sports Club ground here today.
 arrow Army officer exempted from court appearance
The High Court yesterday exempted an army officer from initial court appearance on July 24 for the contempt charges for violating its directive to deploy army at all polling centres during the July 1Dhaka-10
 arrow Saarc FMs talk poverty, free trade, security
Pakistan pledged to live up to peace pledges with rival India as South Asian foreign ministers began talks yesterday on boosting trade and security to lift the region's 1.
 arrow Business strike today to protest VAT collection at import level
All shops and other small businesses in cities and towns will observe a strike today to press the government to stop collecting value-added tax (VAT) at import level and introduction of package system
 arrow Food crisis from flood ruled out
The government yesterday ruled out any possibility of food crisis stemmed from severe flooding that has already affected more than one crore people in 33 districts and continues to submerge new areas.
 arrow Filipino, Egyptian hostages freed
A Filipino truck driver held hostage in Iraq was handed over to the United Arab Emirates embassy in Baghdad yesterday and an Iraqi council member running for governor in Basra was killed as he left for
 arrow Dengue spreads fast in capital
Dengue fever is spreading in the capital already claiming three lives in the last one week.
 arrow Injuries led to Sumon's death, autopsy reveals
Autopsy on Sumon Ahmed Majumder, who died from alleged torture during interrogation in the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) custody early Friday, found internal shock by external injuries caused his death.
 arrow Man arrested by Rab dies in Kushtia
An alleged criminal died at a Kushtia hospital yesterday, 10 days after the elite anti-crime Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested him with two others in the town.
 arrow Erratum
In a Daily Star story titled 'Authentication body members blame ministry for distortion,' published on July 11 issue, Afsan Chowdhury's name erroneously appeared as a member of the first authentication
 arrow AL wants probe into Dhunat dam-cut
The main opposition party Awami League (AL) asked the government yesterday to investigate the dam cutting incident in Dhunat of Bogra by experts and give exemplary punishment to those involved.
 arrow Bandarban mudslide kills 1, hurts 4
Landslides at Lama in Bandarban yesterday left a woman dead, four others injured while around 200 houses were buried under thick layers of mud after a heavy downpour lashed the southern district.
 arrow SP Baten gets bail in bribe case
The High Court (HC) yesterday granted bail to sacked SP (Superintendent of Police) MA Baten for his alleged bribe offers to State Minister for Home Lutfuzzaman Babar.
 arrow 5 policemen suspended in Jhenidah
Five policemen, including the officer-in-charge (OC), of Kaliganj Police Station were yesterday suspended and closed to the district police lines for negligence of duty.
 arrow Bomb attack on AL office in Jamalpur hurts 6
A bomb attack on an Awami League (AL) office in Madarganj upazila of Jamalpur last night wounded six AL activists but AL lawmaker Mirza Azam escaped unhurt.
 arrow AL won't call off July 24 hartal
The main opposition Awami League (AL) will not withdraw its countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal on July 24, the party said last night.
 arrow Protesting death threats

 arrow Pull out Iraq troops or face attacks
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, an Islamic militant with suspected ties to al-Qaeda, has demanded that Japan pull its troops out of Iraq or face attacks, according to a statement posted on an Islamist Web site.
 arrow Sarbahara leader held, 7 surrender after gunfight with police
A leader of the outlawed sarbahara Party was arrested after gunfight with police at Pochamaria village in Charghat upazila in the early hours of yesterday.
 arrow Pakistan vows to pursue peace with India
Pakistan's new prime minister has vowed to pursue peace with rival India and resolve their decades-old dispute over Kashmir, at the heart of hostilities between the nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours.
 arrow Madman hacks 15 including parents, sister
A demented man in frenzy hacked with a kitchen machete 15 people including his parents and sister, a neighbouring teenage girl and 11 rickshaw-pullers last night in Badda.
 arrow Palestinian PM agrees to stay on for now
Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurie agreed yesterday to stay in his post for now three days after tendering his resignation to President Yasser Arafat, Palestinian officials said.
Businessarrow PCBs ride on savings certificates rate cut
The gradual trimming of interest rates on savings instruments have generated renewed interest among investors to switch to private commercial banks (PCBs) that resulted in a deposit growth of 26 percent
 arrow Prices of goods still high in Rajshahi despite duty slash
Prices of essentials and other items remained unchanged despite duty cut on these products in the budget in the northwestern divisional town.
 arrow Govt to provide all supports for healthy growth of RMG
Commerce Minister Altaf Hossain Chowdhury said here Tuesday that the present government was pledge-bound to provide all out support for the healthy growth of country's readymade garments (RMG) industry
 arrow Infosys moves to Shanghai, to develop China as hub
While around 75 percent of the world market for global off shoring of IT services are currently with India, experts anticipate this share will drop to between 50 and 60 percent over the next few years.
 arrow China unlikely to adopt new measures to cool economy
China is unlikely to introduce fresh measures to cool its economy anytime soon, state media reported yesterday after fresh statistics showed the economy growing at a slower pace in the second quarter.
 arrow Sonali Bank adds Tk 75cr to farm credit scheme
Sonali Bank has allocated an additional amount of Tk 75 crore to expand its Tk 625 crore agricultural credit programme for this fiscal.
 arrow Islami Bank opens branch at Bogra
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) has opened a new branch at Dhupchanchia in Bogra.

With this the total number of branches of the bank stands at 143.

 arrow City Bank now corporate client of CityCell
The City Bank Limited has become a corporate client of CityCell.

An agreement to this effect was signed between the two organisations in Dhaka on Sunday, says a press release.

 arrow Midas to extend loan to Al-Hassan Products buyers
Midas Financing Limited (MFL) will extend credit facilities to customers of Aqua Air brand air-conditioner and other electronic goods marketed by Al-Hassan International Ltd.
 arrow Transcom Beverages bids farewell to outgoing country manager of Pepsi
Transcom Beverages Limited on Monday bade farewell to Anish Roy, the outgoing country manager of Pepsi Cola International.
 arrow Five trade giants give cautious approval to WTO text
Five major trading giants from North and South have agreed that a draft deal to rescue global trade talks is going in the right direction, EU Agriculture Commissioner Franz Fischler said Monday.
 arrow Strike shuts South Korea's LG-Caltex Refinery
LG-Caltex Oil Corp.
 arrow GE aims to take stake in Snecma
US conglomerate General Electric is hoping to take a stake in French aircraft engine maker Snecma at the end of the year or in the beginning of 2005, a GE executive said Monday at the Farnborough AirShow
 arrow ABB India's net profit soars 39pc
The Indian arm of Swiss-Swedish engineering giant ABB said Tuesday its second quarter net profit rose 39 percent on year due to strong growth in its power business.
 arrow Malaysia sees over 5.5 growth for 2004-05
Malaysia's economy is expected to meet the official growth forecast of 6.0-6.5 percent this year and expand at more than 5.5 percent next year, the government said Tuesday.
 arrow Sony confirms EU approval of merger with Bertelsmann
Sony confirmed Tuesday that the European Commission has unconditionally approved its planned merger with the music arm of Germany's Bertelsmann, saying the tie-up will create the world's second largest
 arrow Novartis net profit rises 19pc
The Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis on Tuesday reported a 19 percent rise in first-half net profit to 2.84 billion dollars (2.
 arrow Certified HR management professional from IPM, BD
KM Alamgir Kabir has become certified human resource management professional from Institute of Personnel Management, Bangladesh (IPM).
Sportsarrow Cricket: Inzy wants an early win
Pakistan captain Inzamamul Haq said on Tuesday his team needed to win the opening Asia Cup super league match against Sri Lanka in order to boost their confidence for the rest of the tournament.
 arrow Football: Russel pass on penalty
An injury-time pe-nalty saved Sheikh Russel Krira Cha-kra's blushes in the 4th Nitol-Tata Na-tional Football Lea-gue as the Dhaka Premier League hotshots overcame Unmochan Club of Bagerhat by a solitary
 arrow Cricket: The crisis man
Yuvraj Singh is a man you can trust when the chips are down.
 arrow Cricket: Life in Lanka
On the streets of Dhaka you could never imagine such ignorance or indifference.
 arrow Football: Brazil know what's coming
Brazil are bracing themselves for a bruising, tough tackling clash with Uruguay in their Copa America semi-final on Wednesday.
 arrow Football: A good headache to have
Striker Adriano has become a solution and a problem for Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira in the Copa America.
 arrow Chess: Fischer seeks asylum
Chess legend Bobby Fischer, wanted by US authorities and facing deportation from Japan, is seeking offers of political asylum from a third country, according to a Website attributed to a friend.
 arrow Football: The new Henry?
Didier Drogba can be a new Thierry Henry for Chelsea, says former Chelsea defender and France 1998 World Cup winner Frank Leboeuf.
 arrow Football: Troussier shown the door
Qatar coach Philippe Troussier was left stunned here Tuesday after being sacked following his team's disastrous start to their Asian Cup campaign.
 arrow Cricket: Butcher's streak May be snapped
England batsman Mark Butcher might miss the first Test against the West Indies at Lord's after suffering whiplash in a car accident.
 arrow Football: Jessore no more an NFL venue
The tournament committee of Nitol-Tata National Football League has withdrawn Jessore as a final round venue due to Bangladesh Television's technical difficulties of covering the matches.
 arrow Swimming: Nat'l age-group swimming
Mahfuza Akhter of Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan (BKSP) created a new national record in the 100-metre breaststroke event of the 21st national age-group swimming championships on the opening dayof
 arrow Handball: Tibet h'ball
Satirtha Club defeated Suryadoy KC 23-17 in the opening match of the Tibet 13th First Division Handball League at the Outer Stadium handball ground yesterday.

Satirtha trailed 11-9 in the first half.

 arrow Kabadi: Premier kabadi
Holders Bangladesh Rifles registered a massive 66-17 victory over Azad Sporting Club with four creditable lonas in the opening match of the 9th Premier Division Kabadi League at the Outer Stadium kabadi
 arrow Table Tennis: Open TT from August 7
The first-ever Sharp Blade Open table tennis tournament will begin on August 7 at the Wooden Floor Gymnasium adjacent to Bangaban-dhu National Stadium.
Metropolitanarrow BCS preliminary test likely to be deferred
In the wake of raging floods, the Public Service Commission (PSC) is considering to defer preliminary test of the 25th BCS examination scheduled for Friday.
 arrow Maple Leaf school buying time to enrol 5 students, allege guardians
A section of guardians yesterday alleged that the authorities of Maple Leaf International School were trying to cancel the studentship of five students in violation of a court order.
 arrow SSC exams under BOU postponed
The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations under Bangladesh Open University (BOU) scheduled to begin on July 23 was postponed due to unavoidable circumstances.
Nationalarrow Goodbye to Hilsha?
The silvery Hilsha is now a fishermen's dream.
 arrow A cherished charity
A small but well equipped hospital, run on charity, is rendering a commendable service to the rural people, about 30 miles from Magura district town.
 arrow RU teachers protest 'distortion' of history
Several hundred teachers of Rajshahi University (RU) on Sunday brought out a silent procession on the campus.
 arrow Ershad wants gruel kitchen in flood affected N region
Former President and Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad on Monday demanded of the government to set up gruel kitchens in the flood affected areas.
 arrow A different campaign against trafficking
The people of Satkhira witnessed a different scene yesterday--a motorcycle procession against trafficking. It was the first such programme in the district.
 arrow Ruling party leader faces 'Attempted rape' case
An indigenous woman faces a "false" theft case filed by a ruling party leader as a "reprisal" to an attempted rape case filed by her against him earlier.
 arrow Absconding convict held in B'baria
Brahmanbaria Sadar thana police arrested on Monday arrested a convict, sentenced to 13 years' imprisonment.
 arrow 10 hurt in Satkhira clashes
Ten persons including six women were injured in two separate incidents in Kaliganj and Shyamnagar upazilas on Monday.
 arrow HC acquits death sentence of 7
A High Court (HC) division bench on Monday acquitted seven persons who were awarded death sentence by a lower court in Advocate Abul Hossain Murder Case in Jhenidah.
 arrow Rajshahi Mayor suggests closure of BRTC service
Ignoring people's demand, Rajshahi City Corporation Mayor Mizanur Rahman Minu MP has suggested closure of state-owned BRTC (Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation) bus service in Rajshahi region.
 arrow Assassuni OC withdrawn for 'neglect of duty'
Mobaidul Haq, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Assassuni thana was transferred to Jhenidah after being withdrawn from there for negligence in duty.
Point-Counterpointarrow Will Israel and the US respect international law?
The decision of The Hague-based International Court of Justice ( World Court), the principal judicial organ of the UN, is a severe blow to Israel and to its mentor, the US because on 9th July, the Court
 arrow Children -- the victims of apathy and neglect
Arif, 10, is a model employee. He toils more than 12 hours a day in a metal-works factory near Dolaikhal in Dhaka.
 arrow Nawab Ali Sarwar Khan
Time never stops, it ticks away. People are born, play their part and pass away to the next world. Soon memories too fade away. This is the way of the world.
Culturearrow Powerful portraits of women and children
Sheikh Afzal, in his recent exhibition at Saju Art Gallery, has used oil, acrylic and water colour.
 arrow Dhaka Drama Festival 2004
Bhuboner Ghate
Looking at stark reality
Natyajan staged Bhuboner Ghate on July 19 at the Experimental Theatre Stage as part of the drama festival arranged by BGTF.

 arrow KL Saigal: A legend in his lifetime
Recognised as the greatest singer of the century, Kunda Lla Saigal was a musical genius who became a legend in his lifetime.
 arrow Intellectual meet
Marking the end of the Inter University Debate Festival organised by North South University Debating Club (NSUDC), Dwitarka, a club publication was launched at the Bishwa Shahitya Kendra on July
Generalarrow Produce environment-friendly jute products
Textile and Jute Minister Shajahan Siraj yesterday called upon the entrepreneurs to produce environment-friendly diversified jute products to meet both local and international demands.
 arrow Vegetable trader kidnapped: 4 held from JU campus
Savar police arrested four people from Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus on Monday night on charge of kidnapping a vegetable trader.
 arrow Phultala BNP secy, 6 cadres arrested
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested Phultala thana BNP General Secretary Aluddin Mithu and six of his associates at Daulatpur when they were coming towards Khulna in a jeep and recovered two short guns
 arrow Duta demands security for teachers
Dhaka University Teachers' Association (Duta) yesterday demanded security for the teachers and their family members who received death threats.
 arrow Abducted jeweller yet to b e rescued
Police are yet to rescue the jeweller who was abducted by a group of miscreants at gunpoint from his village home at Padua under Rangunia upazila in Chittagong district on Monday.
 arrow BNP leader Zahed dead
Industries Affairs Secretary of the National Executive Committee of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and former lawmaker AKM Abu Zahed died at the Crescent Gastro-liver Hospital on Monday night at the
 arrow Discussion on teachings of Prophet
The Institute of Hazrat Mohammad (SAW) held a special discussion on its premises in the city on Sunday, with Vice-Chancellor of Southern University Bangladesh Dr Muin-ud-Din Ahmed Khan as the key speaker,
 arrow Youth murdered in city
Unknown criminals slaughtered a youth at Geneva Camp in Mohammadpur in the city yesterday.
 arrow Degree results tomorrow
Results of Degree pass and subsidiary examinations of 2003, held under the National University, will be published tomorrow.
 arrow Jalalabad Assoc AGM, election postponed
The annual general meeting and election of the Jalalabad Association scheduled to be held on July 30 have been postponed due to devastating flood in Sylhet Division, says a press release.
 arrow Nat'l workshop on astronomy begins
A two-month National Astronomy Training Workshop began in the city yesterday.
 arrow 1480 more held
Police arrested 1,480 people on various charges during their countrywide drive in last 24 hours till 6.00am yesterday.
 arrow Maya Karim
Maya Karim, wife of former foreign secretary Ataul Karim, died of a cardiac arrest yesterday morning at the age of 55.

She left behind her husband, two sons and a host of relatives and admirers.

Internationalarrow Israel-Labanon border fighting flares up
A Hezbollah fighter and two Israeli soldiers were killed yesterday as Israel-Lebanon cross-border violence flared up a day after a military commander of the radical Shi a Muslim group was blown up inan
 arrow India sets up panel to find lasting solution to annual flood woes
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said yesterday he has set up a panel to find a permanent solution to floods which annually ravage the country's east and northeast, as officials reported another 24
 arrow Iraq vows to hit states backing insurgents
Iraq is ready to retaliate against countries it accuses of supporting violence wracking the country, the country's defence minister warned yesterday.
 arrow US probes involvement of Iran in 9/11 attack
President Bush said on Monday the United States was trying to determine whether Iran was involved in the Sept. 11 plot and accused the government of harboring al-Qaeda leaders.
 arrow Blair defends Iraq war decision in debate
It is "absurd" to claim that anybody reading pre-war intelligence reports could think Iraq's weapons were not a problem, Tony Blair has said.
 arrow Jt patrols launched to protect Malacca Strait
Military chiefs from three Southeast Asian countries launched coordinated patrols yesterday to protect one of the world's busiest shipping lanes from piracy and possible terror attacks.
 arrow N Korea opens tightly sealed border for aid
Eighty South Korean trucks loaded with rice rumbled into North Korea across the world's most heavily fortified frontier yesterday in a symbol of reconciliation between the two.
 arrow Explosion kills 31 at Ukrainian coal mine
Rescuers battled a raging fire and deadly gases deep in an eastern Ukrainian coal mine yesterday looking for survivors from a methane gas explosion that killed at least 31 miners.
 arrow US House freezes aid to Vietnam over HR record
The US House of Representatives late Monday voted to freeze all non-humanitarian assistance to Vietnam and provide aid to its dissidents in response to what it described as "a policy of harassment, discrimination,
 arrow Khartoum 'backs Darfur militias'
A human rights group says it has proof that Sudan's government has been supporting Arab militias accused of killing thousands in Darfur.
 arrow 3 foreigners held for hacking in Philippines
Eight people including two Indians and a Bangladeshi were arrested for allegedly hacking into Philippines telecommunications systems to make unauthorized long-distance calls, officials said yesterday.
 arrow Riot breaks out at UK asylum centre after detainee death
A serious riot broke out at a British detention centre for asylum seekers after the body of a detainee was found hanged, officials said yesterday.
Editorialarrow Editorial: Flawed charge sheet, sullied reputation
At last a charge sheet on the Chittagong arms haul case has come up to the court for hearing.
 arrow Editorial: Admission to college
Even admission to the government colleges in the city has not been spared the crippling influence of negative student politics.
 arrow Bar, bench and criminal justice
That all is not well in the administration of criminal justice has been articulated in many newspaper reports published in various dailies from time to time.
 arrow One risk too many?
Pervez Musharraf is used to taking risks -- risks are what has got him this far in the first place.
 arrow From Ramna-10 to Gazipur-2: In expectation of a sensible end
“Haste is of devil" so says the holy Quraan. It is just possible that the holy books of all other religions have the same message for their respective followers.
Letters to Editorarrow Death threat to Hasina
We, the general people are very much concerned about the death threat given to the leader of the opposition Sheikh Hasina.
 arrow Saddam's trial
I felt very sad to see the deposed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein appearing before a court in chains and shackles.
 arrow Old Dhaka
The photography exhibition on the building collapse deaths in Shankhari Bazar arranged by DRIK is praiseworthy. The main objective of the exhibition was to create awareness among people.
 arrow Offices in residential areas
Now that a large number of high-rise multistoried shopping complexes have come up, the government may issue an order to shift all business offices and NGOs from residential to business areas.
 arrow Green House Effect?
Patuakhali is my district town and it is one of the southern most towns in Bangladesh.
 arrow AIDS menace
AIDS stands for Acute Immune Deficiency Syndrome which causes havoc on the human immunity system, utterly destroys it and leads its victims to sure death. The first case was detected in the US in 1981.
 arrow BGMEA transparency
I was listening to the BBC news covering our RMG sector (proposed amendment to maternity leave, and other benefits to the garment workers, specially the problems of the female workers).
 arrow What is fundamentalism?
This is a reference to the letter of M Shahidul Islam of 8/4/5 published in an English daily on 10 July, 2004, supporting fundamentalism.
 arrow A misunderstood religion
Islam is misunderstood by the affluent and materialistic, industrial, non-Muslim first world. Too much disunity due to huge communication gaps continent-wise; and cultural, language and economic disparity.
 arrow The biologicalifference
Your strong editorial (July 7) on wrestling by women [in public] spotlighted the political side only. The biological differences between man and woman have to be considered also.
 arrow LGED Administration
LGED is reputed for its rural development and quick decision making, compared to the other public organizations. But what is happening in its own administration? There is nobody to look into the matter.
 arrow Mathematics Festival
The Mathematics Festival is an exceptional festival which has created much enthusiasm and curiosity among the students of the country.
 arrow Urdu speaking people
It has been regretfully noted that vested interests are out to term those living in so-called Bihari camps since the emergence of Bangladesh in 1971 till to date as stranded Pakistanis.
 arrow Misspelling in a 'warning'
Misspelling in the warning on the wall of Savar Cantonment farm is very much noticeable. They have spelt the word 'trespassing' by adding an extra 's' to the first 's' of the word.
 arrow Mobile phone providers
Your decision to introduce Prepaid Cards may have brought added revenue and may have brought technology closer to a wider selection of population but its usefulness, practical utility and positive implication
StarTecharrow Relive the '71 sensation
ARUNODOYER Agnishikha', the first-person shooter game, has swept aside the gamers across Bangladesh and abroad, as well.

Trimatrik, a local company, developed the game and SHOM Computers Ltd.

 arrow Picotech -- micro-tech and oscilloscope
THE world is getting smaller by the day and this is being proven by PicoTechnology, UK, which has developed a wide range of professional PC-based instruments that offer all the functionality of conventional
 arrow ISVs help drive Oracle 10g adoption
Demonstrating the ongoing adoption of Oracle 10g, independent software vendors (ISVs) worldwide are embracing Oracle's industry-leading grid computing technology to speed their success building vertical
 arrow Apple rolls out cheaper iPods
APPLE Computer Inc. on Monday introduced lower-priced versions of its iPod digital music player with longer battery life, positioning itself against rivals trying to use lower prices to undercut iPodsales.
Star Chittagongarrow Foy's Lake not safe for tourists?
Crime has increased at the picturesque Foy's Lake area in the recent time, scaring off the visitors from the scenic site.
 arrow Scenic Lama to join tourist hot spots
Scenic Lama in Bandarban hill district will soon take a sure place in the list of Parjatan Corporation or that of country's private tour operators.
Star Cityarrow Lost in the labyrinth of law
Illegal polythene traders remain out of the police dragnet, as law enforcers are reluctant to catch them on apparently flimsy grounds that they were not directly empowered by law.
 arrow Chirpy childhood in shackle of poverty
Raju and Ramiz, aged around 12 want to go to school. They want to study. But poverty compels them to work to help to put food on the table to keep the home fires burning.
 arrow Turning for the Worse

 arrow Plight of poor Mostakinas
The dreams of a better living dragged 10-year-old Mostakina to Dhaka that she thought would find her a home away from home.
 arrow Water crisis at Mazar Road, Taltola drags on
Residents of Gabtoli Mazar road in Mirpur and Khilgaon Taltola of Malibagh face severe hardship with inadequate water supplies.
 arrow Plan multistoried parking lot for Karwan Bazar
With the city's commercial hubs like Motijheel and Dilkusha looking towards multistoried parking facilities to address the acute space constraint for keeping vehicles, people in Karwan Bazar feel it is