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Front Pagearrow IMF defers $70m anti-poverty loan
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has deferred release of a $70 million instalment of an anti-poverty loan as the government failed to fulfil some conditions including initiation of the Rupali Bank's
 arrow Nationwide alert against Nipah epidemic fear
Amid fear of a possible Nipah virus epidemic, rapid response teams have been formed in every district to immediately inform the authorities about any outbreak.
 arrow High call money rate threatens investment
The inter-bank call money rate that started rising sharply before the Eid-ul-Azha continued to remain high after the Eid. Bankers apprehend this rising trend may cast a negative impact on investment.
 arrow Defiant JMJB keeps on reign of panic
Awami League postponed its half-day hartal in Bagmara upazila yesterday amid a reign of panic as Jagrata Muslim Janata Bangladesh (JMJB) remained unruffled and buried its three lynched operatives boasting
 arrow Police deny report on Bangla Bhai attempt on UP chairman
The local police administration has ruled out yesterday's media reports on the activities of police and the so-called Bangla Bhai regarding an attempt on the life of Mokbul Hossain Mridha, 45, chairman
 arrow Pilgrim stampede kills 300 in India
As many as 300 Hindu pilgrims, including women and children, may have been crushed or burned to death in a stampede and fire near a temple in western India Tuesday, the district's top official said.
 arrow Dhaka rebuffs New York Times report
Dhaka yesterday dismissed a report published in the New York Times (NYT) Magazine headlined 'The Next Islamic Revolution?" as one-sided, baseless and politically motivated.
 arrow Khaleda blasts opposition for anti-Rab stance
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia yesterday reprimanded her political opponents for opposing Rab (Rapid Action Battalion) operations, saying that a party does not want the anticrime force as their "terrorists"
 arrow Do or die for Tigers
Bangladesh will go into the third one-day international against Zimbabwe in Chittagong today for a win to keep the five-match series alive.
 arrow Wetland development board fails to meet in four years
The governing body of the Haor and Wetland Development Board headed by the prime minister has not met since its formation in 2001 for development of the country's haors and wetlands.
 arrow Back to city life...

 arrow Dhaka to press for manpower export resumption
Dhaka is likely to seek resumption of manpower export and Kuala Lumpur might explore the possibility of its involvement in various infrastructure development projects in Bangladesh during the visit of
 arrow Blindfolded, taped, home help dumped after torture
A housewife and his brother on Monday evening allegedly dumped a home help at Hazaribagh with her eyes blindfolded and mouth taped after seven-months of inhuman torture at their Salimullah Road housein
 arrow Judge, 11 Iraqi cops killed in Baghdad
Fierce clashes in eastern Baghdad left at least 11 Iraqi policemen dead yesterday, a hospital official said, and gunmen assassinated a senior Iraqi judge in a series of slayings that highlight the grave
 arrow Resistance to Bangla Bhai hailed
Different political, social and cultural organisations yesterday hailed the people of Rajshahi for forming resistance to the cadre of outlawed Bangla Bhai and called upon the people to be united against
 arrow Hasina blames government for 'patronising' Bangla Bhai
Leader of the Opposition in the Jatiya Sangsad Sheikh Hasina yesterday blamed the government for 'patronising' Jagrata Muslim Janata Bangladesh (JMJB), a religious extremist group in the northern region
 arrow Hajis return with complaints of poor service by government
The first hajj flight returned to Dhaka yesterday with ballotee hajj pilgrims complaining of poor service provided by the government.
 arrow Contaminated Wasa water plagues Gulshan
Highly contaminated water supplied by Dhaka Water and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) has caused jaundice, typhoid, and other diseases to several hundred residents of Gulshan in the last few months, complain
 arrow Bhomra land port paralysed for 7 days
Export-import through Bhomra land port in Sadar upazila remains suspended for the last seven days as the Indian authorities stopped movement of vehicles on the 11-km-long Shojadanga-Basirhat road onthe
 arrow Govt to withdraw extortion charges against BNP MP Pintu
The government has decided to withdraw the extortion charges against the ruling BNP lawmaker Nasiruddin Ahmed Pintu.
 arrow 10 BCL, Jubo League men sentenced for torching Jamaat office
A court here yesterday sentenced ten activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and Jubo League to three to five years imprisonment for setting fire to local Jamaat office following the murder of Ahsanullah
 arrow Criminal killed in 'crossfire'
A listed criminal was killed in 'crossfire' between his accomplices and police in the town early yesterday.
 arrow BDR, BSF meet on Feb 1
The deputy director general (DDG) level meeting between Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) will begin at Parjatan motel in Rangpur from February 1.
 arrow Top changes in admin
The government yesterday made some top-level changes in the civil administration by transferring two secretaries and six joint secretaries, promoting one as secretary and posting an officer on special
 arrow Outlaw, criminal flee from police van
A regional leader of outlawed Biplobi Communist Party and a listed criminal of the area fled from a police van yesterday.
 arrow 'Aviator' gets 11 Academy Award nods
The Howard Hughes epic "The Aviator" led Academy Awards contenders with 11 nominations Tuesday, including best picture, plus acting honors for Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett and Alan Alda and a directing
 arrow Two Bangladeshis go missing as boat capsizes off Lebanon
Two Bangladeshis were missing Monday after a North Korean registered cargo boat capsized off the coast of Lebanon, officials said.
 arrow Court defers bail hearing to Jan 29
A Chittagong court yesterday deferred the hearing for bails of six accused in the country's biggest-ever arms haul as there was huge rush of cases in the court.
Businessarrow Dhaka, Delhi air link set to grow
Air link between Bangladesh and India is expected to see a major growth as airlines of the two countries are planning to increase flight frequency and number of new destinations across the border.
 arrow Bangladesh to host Asia pharma expo
Bangladesh will host the second Asia pharmaceuticals exposition in Dhaka on February 16-18 with the local pharmaceutical industries eyeing the Middle Eastern markets to give a big boost to their earnings,
 arrow New rules for Indian pvt carriers on int'l route
In a bid to keep less-serious private air carriers out of international routes, the Indian government has decided to ban them from flying to a particular foreign route for two years if they fail to comply
 arrow Holiday fever pushes Ctg port to gridlock
Slow delivery of containers from the dockyards during the Eid vacation gave a rise to congestion at Chittagong Port.
 arrow BOC declares 50 pc dividend
BOC Bangladesh Limited, the industrial oxygen supplier company, has declared a 50 percent dividend for its shareholders for the year ended on September 30, 2004.
Sportsarrow Cricket: Inspiration 100th ODI
Bangladesh captain Habibul Bashar wants to draw inspiration from their famous victory in the 100th ODI against India last month to bounce back against Zimbabwe.
 arrow Cricket: Weather worries Lara
The West Indies headed into Wed-nesday's triangular VB Series match against Australia fearful that foul weather might again thwart their chances of earning a crucial victory.
 arrow Cricket: England set 185 to win
AB de Villiers and Jacques Kallis hit centuries before South Africa declared on the fifth afternoon of the fifth and final Test at Centurion Park Tuesday, setting England to make 185 to win in 44 overs.
 arrow Tennis: Federer blows Agassi away
Roger Federer sent out a chilling warning to his title rivals with a straight sets demolition of Andre Agassi to charge into the semifinals of the Australian Open on Tuesday.
 arrow Tennis: Serena, Sharapova set for showdown
Serena Williams sounded a warning to her teenage nemesis Maria Sharapova as the two rivals emerged from the Melbourne Park furnace to reach the Australian Open semifinals Tuesday.
 arrow Football: Bergkamp's ideal goodbye plan
Arsenal striker Dennis Bergkamp hopes to end his playing career when Arsenal bid farewell to their historic Highbury home in north London next season.
 arrow Football: Hoyzer could have fixed more games
German referee Robert Hoyzer, suspected of fixing a German Cup match on which he had bet money, could have fixed other matches, the German football federation (DFB) said on Monday.
 arrow Cricket: Warm-up win for Pakistan
Pakistan cruised to a morale-boosting five-wicket victory with more than seven overs to spare in their one-day tour match against a Prime Minister's XI at Canberra's Manuka Oval here Tuesday.
 arrow Cricket: No Flintoff for ODIs
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has been withdrawn from the one-day international series against South Africa to undergo surgery on a long-standing ankle injury.
 arrow Cricket: Rafique return on the cards
Veteran left-arm spinner Mohammad Rafique, who has missed the first two ODIs of the five-match series against touring Zimbabwe because of a strained hamstring, is likely to return to the squad for the
 arrow Cricket: Mohali venue impresses Pak officials
Pakistani officials, in India to assess match venues ahead of next month's Test tour, have said they are satisfied with security arrangements in the northern city of Mohali.
 arrow Cricket: GP pacer hunt final today
The national final of the Grameen-Phone pacer hunt programme will take place at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today.
 arrow Cricket: Tickets go on sale tomorrow
Tickets for the last two one-day internationals between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe will be sold at all branches of ONE Bank in Dhaka from Thursday.
 arrow Cricket: Proteas soup up one-day squad
South Africa announced six changes Tuesday to their one-day squad to play against England in a seven-match series starting in Johannes-burg on Sunday.
 arrow Cricket: SL bring in 2 rookies
Sri Lanka have selected two uncapped quick bowlers in a 24-man training pool for their rescheduled two-Test tour of New Zealand in April.
Channaka Welagedera and Nandika Ranjith are both left-armers.

 arrow Cricket: Tikolo smells a rat in Kenya
A veteran Kenyan cricket player said Monday he suspected the sport's recent tribulations were the result of an organised plot intended to bring down the national side at a crucial time.
 arrow Football: Kaka Serie A's best of 2004
AC Milan midfielder Kaka has been named Serie A's Player of the Year for 2004 by his fellow players.
 arrow Football: The grass is Dutch for Real
Spanish giants Real Madrid are to relay their Bernabeu Stadium pitch with Dutch grass the club revealed on their website on Monday.
 arrow Football: Hearing set for Di Canio
Lazio captain Paolo Di Canio is to face a disciplinary hearing over a fascist salute allegedly made by the veteran striker in last month's Rome derby, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said Monday.
Metropolitanarrow Irregularities in Bapex recruitment
Massive irregularities have been alleged in recruiting 142 officials and 300 employees in Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (Bapex).
 arrow US invasion of Iraq makes world more vulnerable
The US-led invasion of Iraq has made the world more vulnerable than ever before, said the speakers at a publication ceremony yesterday.
 arrow Bahauddin, Liakat, Nanak get bail in
A court in Barisal yesterday granted bail to three top leaders of the front organisations of Awami League in a police assault case.
 arrow Film industry on the verge of collapse
The film industry of the country has fallen into decline in the last one decade -- both in terms of quality of films and its commercial viability.
 arrow Meter system in cabs, CNG auto-rickshaws in Ctg soon
Chittagong District Development Coordination Committee (CDDCC) at a meeting yesterday decided to introduce meter system in taxies and CNG-driven auto-rickshaws in Chittagong city.
 arrow 'Set up deep-sea port at Akram point'
Greater Khulna Development Action Coordination Committee will stage a dawn-to-dusk hunger strike at Shahid Hadis Park here on January 29 to press for its several demands, including setting up of a deep-sea
 arrow Ctg Sangbadik Housing Society executives
Kazi Jafrul Islam and Swapan Mallik have been elected President and General Secretary of the Chittagong Sangbadik Cooperative Housing Society Ltd (CSCHSL) for 2005-2007.
 arrow Dhaka elected to UN Human Rights Commission
Bangladesh has been elected to the Human Rights Commission of United Nations for the term 2006-2008.
 arrow Iajuddin, Khaleda greet Kalam, Manmohan
President Iajuddin Ahmed and Prime Minister Khaleda Zia felicitated their Indian counterparts on the occasion of the Republic Day of India today.
 arrow Body to probe Khulna fire
A three-member committee was formed yesterday to find out the cause of the devastating fire that broke out on Saturday noon at Notun Bazar Char area in which a teenaged girl was burnt alive and 1500 shanties
 arrow Harry visits Cirdap HQs
US ambassador to Bangladesh Harry K Thomas Jr made a familiarisation visit to the Cirdap headquarters at Chameli House here yesterday.
 arrow Briefing for UK student visa holders Jan 31
British Council is organising a pre-departure briefing session for students, who have obtained a British student visa and are leaving for the UK, for the February 2005 academic session.
 arrow Friday Theatre School launched
The Alliance Francaise has launched a theatre school for children with a view to developing their basic acting knowledge and building up their artistic capacity.
 arrow Bangladesh-Australia Centre opens today
The launching ceremony of Bangladesh-Australia Centre for Environmental Research will be held in the city today.
Nationalarrow A unique children's campaign for schooling
A unique campaign by children is encouraging poor children to go to school and creating awareness among poor parents for education.
 arrow 2 Barisal colleges hostage to JCD activists!
Students and most of the teachers of Barisal Government BM College and Sayed Hatem Ali College are hostage to activists of ruling BNP's student front Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) and musclemen backed
 arrow Satkhira DC, SP join anti-drug rally
It was a different day for the people of Satkhira town. The Deputy Commissioner (DC) and the Superintendent of Police joined the people in raising voices against drug use and drug peddling.
 arrow Nilphamari politics hots up again
Nilphamari politics is warming up again, centring use of a slang during a public address by a ruling party leader about eight months back.
 arrow Sec 144 at Galachipa
Section 144 was imposed at Gopachipa upazila headquarters yesterday after 10 people including the officer-in-charge (OC) of Galachipa thana were injured in a clash between rival groups of ruling BNP.
 arrow Barisal telephones out of order again
All telephone connections starting with number '5' in Barisal digital exchange are not working since Monday due to a technical glitch.
 arrow AL leader Sohrab Hossain's death anniversary today
The 7th death anniversary of former minister and Liberation War organiser advocate Sohrab Hossain will be observed here today.
 arrow Wife murdered for dowry in Khulna
Housewife Aklima Khatun was murdered allegedly by her husband Babul Molla at a village in Fultala upazila in Khulna on Sunday as she refused to bring dowry money from her father.
Babl Molla is a grocer.

 arrow 34 jailed for attacking neighbours
Thirty-four people were jailed for three years in a case for looting four houses in an attempt to occupy a homestead and a small piece of adjoining land in Bandar-Kharibari village in Dimla upazila last
 arrow 3 'criminals' held by Rab
The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested three alleged terrorists from Chowgaccha and Baganchra.
 arrow One murdered in Jhalakathi
One person was slaughtered in South Tarabunia village in Rajapur upazila in Jhalakati district on the Eid day in a dispute over land.
Culturearrow Jeetu Ahsan: Juggling books with acting scripts
Difficult to imagine a mere -five- year old boy acting? Well, one early starter was Jeetu Ahsan who from this tender age used to follow his father, Syed Ahsan Ali Sydney, to the studios.
 arrow A life interwoven in tapestry
Hues of purple, red, white and green and a host of other colours go into Norwegian Benedicte Giersing's exquisite tapestry works. And that's not all.
 arrow Bombay Dreams comes to Mumbai
After wowing West End and Broadway, Andrew Lloyd Weber's grand musical Bombay Dreams is to come to the city that inspired the project Bombay.
 arrow Artistic Touch

Generalarrow 'Govt attaches priority to agri sector'
State Minister for Labour and Em-ployment Aman Ullah Aman yesterday said the government attached utmost importance to the agriculture sector to boost production.
 arrow Take action against persons responsible
Khulna regional unit leaders of 'Patkal Sramik Karmachari Sangram Parishad' at a rally on Monday demanded of the authorities concerned to take legal action against the persons responsible for creating
 arrow 3 fugitive convicts arrested in Ctg
The district police arrested three fugitive convicts, including two elderly persons, from Fatikchhari, Boalkhali and Anwara in the past 18 hours till early yesterday.
 arrow President, PM greet Australian counterparts
President Iajuddin Ahmed and Prime Minister Khaleda Zia felicitated Australian Governor General Philip Michael Jeffery and Prime Minister John Howard respectively on the occasion of Australia Day.
 arrow Workshop on climate change in Ctg today
A day-long regional workshop on cli-mate change will be held at the PATC auditorium in the port city today.
 arrow SSKOP meet adjourned
The meeting of Sangbadik Sramik Karmachari Oikya Parishad (SSKOP) on seven-point demand, including formation of sixth wage board, announcement of 60 percent dearness allowance and the implementation of
 arrow 1,476 more held
Police arrested 1,476 people, including four listed criminals, on various charges during their countrywide drive in the last 24 hours till 6.00am yesterday.
Internationalarrow Routine torture on in Iraqi jails: HRW
Iraqi authorities routinely torture prisoners, a leading human rights group said yesterday, citing examples of abuse which will sound all too familiar to those who suffered under Saddam Hussein.
 arrow India on terror alert for Republic Day parades
Security was stepped up across India for today's celebrations marking Republic Day, a national military and cultural showcase but also a target for terrorists.
 arrow No foreign observers for Iraqi polls
The US State Department on Monday shrugged off reports Iraq would have virtually no foreign observers on site for Sunday's elections, saying the Iraqis themselves must judge if the polls are credible.
 arrow EU asks Pakistan to keep up peace drive
The European Union's executive arm urged Pakistan Monday to "stay the course" in a peace drive with its neighbour India, welcoming Islamabad's role in enhancing stability in its troubled region.
 arrow India, Bhutan to set up rail link
India and the kingdom of Bhutan signed pacts yesterday to explore building a railway linking the neighbours and to increase cooperation in agriculture and power.
 arrow 'China-India strategic dialogue to help resolve border row'
China said yesterday the first round of the India-China strategic dialogue would help solve the nagging border dispute between the two countries.
 arrow Malaysia to call OIC summit at Saudi request
Malaysia, responding to a call by Saudi Arabia, has agreed to organise a summit meeting of Muslim leaders that would seek to heal rifts in the Islamic world, local media reported yesterday.
 arrow Pakistan bans night trains in southwest
Pakistani railway chiefs yesterday banned all trains from running at night in an insurgency-hit southwestern province after a blast tore apart a mainline for the second time.
 arrow Immigrants still flock to NY melting pot
Record numbers of foreigners are still settling in New York, with Bangladeshis, Mexicans and Pakistanis the fastest-growing immigrant groups in the famously diverse city, a report said on Monday.
 arrow Lanka seeks Tiger support for tsunami relief
Sri Lanka said yesterday it was awaiting a further response from Tamil Tiger rebels on possible joint tsunami relief operations after peacebroker Norway tried to clinch an arrangement.
Editorialarrow Editorial: The 'Phantom' again!
THE way the Jagrato Muslim Janata Bangladesh (JMJB) cadres went about demonstrating in public, armed to the teeth and in open daylight, only shows their brazen-faced defiance of law.
 arrow Editorial: On the Eid heels
THERE has been a tidings galore emanating from Eid holidays that provide food for introspection. The festival was observed with a zest that had more to do with recreation than feasting.
 arrow Indo-Pak composite dialogue
The renewed composite dialogue between India and Pakistan is now one year old.
 arrow Four more years of Bush
George W Bush will remain US President for four more years. Majority of Americans -- for whom God and freedom are crucially important -- chose him over a liberal.
 arrow Make postal service efficient
BANGLADESH Postal Department has started experiencing shrunk income. The Director General of postal service released this fact recently. He also made the widespread use of e-mil responsible for it.
Letters to Editorarrow Archaeological sites
Bangladesh is a land of many Archaeological sites of prehistoric period and heritage. Our main three archaeological sites are situated in Paharpur, Mahastangarh, and Mainamati.
 arrow Poor performance
The recent one day international loss made our Eid a sour one. Bangladesh are missing out the opportunity to improve their ODI status.
 arrow Iraq's democracy
According to Mr. George Joker Bush's Dictionary " Iraq's Democracy is for the West by the West and of the West".
 arrow OSCAR Night
All movie lovers all over the world eagerly wait for one great moment every year. Although from Bangladesh we can't get the warmth and splendour of it. That's Oscar Night.
 arrow The need is real sacrifice
During Eid , we all must take care of the poor and unfortunate people. Avoid luxury of any kind as it's against the teachings of your religion.
 arrow Teaching grammar
I have a little disagreement with Khan Md. Iqbal Hossain, ( The Daily Star 21/1/2005).
 arrow Restriction on car purchase
The traffic jam as it appears nowadays in Dhaka city is unbearable.
 arrow Bravo, Tigers!
It was so very pleasant to see Bangladesh achieve their maiden Test series victory. They set an example of patience, talent and mental and physical strength.
 arrow ACC: an eyewash?
The independent Anti Corruption Commission is a timely initiative taken by the government to combat the increasing corruption at all levels in our society, which leads to mal-administration and bad governance.
 arrow Missed call
Who does not know that missed call has become a public nuisance these days? It has been requested by Grameen network not to give missed call cause it creates network disturbance.
 arrow Cricket and political culture
There are similarities in political and cricket cultures in Dhaka.
 arrow Worried about Chintito?
I was quite surprised by the letter to the Editor on January 20 by Arefin from St. Joseph College. He accused Chintito of being too pessimistic and of telling people not to dream.
 arrow Lost and found 4,000 vehicles !
The Daily Star investigative report on misuse of project cars titled "Freewheeling bigwigs" published on 17 January will definitely create a violent storm among the top bigwigs in the Secretariat andother
 arrow Exam halls
Bangladesh is a developing country and our system of education is not good enough to be compared with that of the developed countries. In the districts we have only one or two government colleges.
 arrow Two great poets
I am a student of English literature. Now I am going to say something about our National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam and Rabindranath Tagore. Both of them were known for their genius.
StarTecharrow 'BanglarRoop' -- Net service for the common people
Information Services Network Ltd.
 arrow HP No. 4 on list of top US patent winners in 2004
HEWLETT Packard (HP) moved up to No. 4 on the US Patent and Trademark Office's list of the top 10 organisations receiving the most US patents in 2004, says a press release.
 arrow Creating new leading PC business with global market reach
Recently IBM announced that it has signed an agreement with Lenovo Group Limited, the leading Personal Computer brand in China to form the world's third-largest PC business, bringing IBM's leading enterprise-class
 arrow Apple seeks bigger bite of PC market with Mac Mini
MIGHT the Mac mini mean a bigger bite of the personal computer market for Apple Computer Inc.
 arrow Intel reveals new Desktop Boards in market
The Intel Desktop Motherboard D915PGN and D915GAVL are now available in the Bangladesh market, says a press release.
Star Chittagongarrow Residents of posh areas cry for civic amenities
Thousands of residents at posh residential blocks built by Chittagong Development Authority (CDA) are deprived of civic amenities like uninterrupted supply of drinking water, electricity and good road
 arrow The bounty of nature
Greater Chittagong has plenty of potentials to offer. And tourism is one that surely will top the lists. Rangamati, Kaptai, Bandarban and Khagrachhari are few such names enriched with exotic natural setting.
 arrow Daffodil Computer Fair ends
The Daffodil Computers Limited arranged a weeklong Computer Fair from January 7 to 18 on the occasion of inauguration of its Mega Showroom in the port city, says a press release.
 arrow The week that was
CHT settlers demand rehabilitation
Samo-odhiker Andolan (movement for equal rights), an organisation of Bengali settlers of Guchchhagrams (cluster villages) in Chittagong Hill Tracts, staged

Star Cityarrow DCC's fight against post-Eid filth proves successful
When Ashraf landed at Kamala-pur Railway Station yesterday morning, he braved himself for the usual post-Eid filth and tummy churning foul odour of blood and waste of sacrificial animals.
 arrow No bridge to broken link
The authorities have made Bangla Motor crossing off-limits to rickshaw without making alternative arrangement of transport, throwing thousands of commuters into miseries.
 arrow Mohakhali flyover still at tremor risk
The World Bank has expressed dissatisfaction over the delay in installation of 21 more shock transmission units (STUs) in Mohakhali flyover which was opened to traffic in November last year.
 arrow But old part ignored
Residents of Old Dhaka expressed dissatisfaction with Dhaka City Corporation's (DCC) cleaning activities in the lanes and by-lanes.
 arrow BRTC buses reduced on Mirpur Road
The Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) had promised 40 double-decker buses on the Mirpur Road following the ban on rickshaws from Azimpur to Russell Square.
 arrow Lanes suffering from heavy load
With the banning of rickshaws on main roads of the city, lanes and by-lanes are remaining constantly choked with rickshaws and other non-motorised vehicles.
 arrow Ice cool parties
The increasing number of parties and social gatherings has resulted in a high demand for ice cubes, manufactured commercially.