Vol. 5 Num 215 Fri. December 31, 2004    
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Help implement govt's programme
PM urges the youth
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia yesterday sought cooperation of all, particularly the youth, in successful implementation of the government's massive programme to turn the huge population into human resources
Economic self-reliance a must for security
Speakers tell roundtable on 'Security of small states'
The smaller countries around the world must build up their economic self-reliance as a potential security measure in the face of uni-polar hegemonic world order, said the speakers at a roundtable yesterday.
Cable operators call off strike
The Cable Operators' Association of Bangladesh (Coab) yesterday called off its three-hour token strike several hours before the strike was scheduled to begin as Dhaka Electric Supply Company (Desco) suspended
Seminar on Protection of Women, Children
Ensure proper enforcement of laws: Moudud
Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Moudud Ahmed yesterday underscored the need for creating mass awareness and proper monitoring system to ensure appropriate enforcement of laws.
Identify culprits of sensational cases
Babar tells police officials
State Minister for Home Affairs Lutfuzzaman Babar yesterday asked the concerned police officials to identify the real culprits of sensational cases through sincere and devoted investigation.
'Improve nutrition status to fight arsenic contamination'
Noted chemist and Professor of Chemistry of Wegner College, New York Dr.
Fresh autopsy on Tania's body
Doctors yesterday carried out a fresh post-mortem on the body of a housewife who allegedly committed suicide at Sutrapur in the city over a month ago.
18 get life for Baufal double murder
Eighteen people were sentenced to life imprisonment while nine others acquitted of charges in a double murder case in Baufal upazila under Patuakhali district in 2001.
'Take steps for trial of war criminals'
Speakers at a condolence meeting yesterday urged all progressive forces to take necessary steps for the trial of the war criminals of 1971.
New school to be set up for the dumb in city
The Prime Minister's Political Secretary Harris Chowdhury yesterday said the government would continue its efforts to bring physically challenged people into the mainstream of society.
Get back my missing brother
Sister appeals to PM
A sister yesterday appealed to the prime minister and the state minister for home to get back her brother who was allegedly abducted on November 18.
Market Access to promote services of Thai hospital
Piyavate Hospital, a leading and most modern boutique hospital in Thailand, has appointed Market Access Providers Limited to promote medical and health services of the hospital in the country, says apress
GP donation for tsunami victims
GrameenPhone Ltd will donate all its earnings from the SMS traffic on December 31 and January 1 to help the people in the tsunami-affected areas, says a press release.
DU Eng Deptt Alumni Society get-together Jan 7
The English Department Alumni Society, University of Dhaka, will hold its annual get-together on January 7, says a press release.
The programme will begin at 3.00pm at the Teacher-Student Centre (TSC).

1,957 more held
Police arrested 1,957 people, including one listed criminal, on various charges during their countrywide drive in the last 24 hours till 6.00am yesterday.
Dhaka to send medicines to tsunami-hit Saarc states
Bangladesh has decided to send emergency medicines to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, two worst tsunami-hit countries in the Saarc region.
Mustafa Monwar, Shaikh Siraj get 'Sheltech Padak'
Renowned painter Mustafa Monwar and TV presenter Shaikh Siraj have been nominated for the "Sheltech Padak-2004."
Each Padak carries Tk 50,000 and an honorary crest, a press release said.

Autorickshaw hijacked, driver stabbed
Carjackers stabbed a driver and drove away in his CNG autorickshaw from Dhanmondi in the city yesterday.
Khaleda greets 3 heads of govt
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia yesterday greeted her counterparts of Palestine, Cuba and Sudan on the occasions of the national days of their countries.