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Front Pagearrow 'Graft grips every ministry'
Finance Minister M Saifur Rahman yesterday told parliament that corruption had gripped every ministry of the government and it was regrettable that the National Board of Revenue (NBR) was the worst graft-infested
 arrow Dhaka skips Delhi talks over delay in invitation
Bangladesh is not joining India and Myanmar in the talks on the proposed gas pipeline in New Delhi today, as it said the invitation came only a day ahead of the meeting.
 arrow Initial govt nod to buy 4 planes
Finance Minister M Saifur Rahman yesterday gave the initial go-ahead to the civil aviation ministry to buy four aircraft to strengthen the depleted and ageing fleet of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.
 arrow Niko busy with gas distribution works
The blaze at Tengratila gas field started to subside on Monday night, shrinking to less than 100 feet by yesterday afternoon, amid continued demonstrations against the Canadian energy company, Niko.
 arrow Tata accepts land for steel plant
India's business conglomerate Tata Group has primarily accepted the government proposed alternative land in Bheramara upazila under Kushtia district for its 4.20 lakh tonne capacity steel plant.
 arrow 3rd-party to vet Niko relief well plan
The government yesterday decided to have a third party vetting of the work plan and design submitted by Niko for drilling a fresh relief well to plug Tengratila well, as recurrent blowouts in the gasfield
 arrow ACC to visit Ctg port on anti-graft mission next week
Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) will go on a special drive in Chittagong seaport and customs next week to contain the alarming rise in corruption including 'monstrous bribery' and harassment of the traders.
 arrow 'Mastermind' Jamaat leader arrested
Sahabuddin Laskar alias Dhira, a Jamaat-e-Islami leader and suspected mastermind behind the killing of journalist Sheikh Belaluddin killing in Khulna, was arrested at Malibagh in the capital yesterday.
 arrow Graft, lax law enforcement hurdles to investment
High corruption and unreliability of law enforcement are the main barriers to luring German investment in Bangladesh, German Ambassador Dietrich Andreas said yesterday.
 arrow Tax ombudsman bill tabled
A bill was placed yesterday in parliament proposing appointment of a tax ombudsman with judicial power in probing taxpayers' complaints in the process of tax payment.
 arrow Salvation delayed
Salvation work of Biman's DC-10 aircraft that crash-landed on Friday was not complete yesterday, leaving very little possibility for resuming international flight operations at Chittagong Shah AmanatInternational
 arrow 2 vital Rajuk sections most corrupt
Two vital departments of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk)--estate and design--have become afflicted with severe corruption and irregularities of which the officials concerned themselves have admitted,
 arrow 10 more Sgts transferred for criminal links
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) yesterday transferred 10 more sergeants for alleged links with extortion, mugging, drug peddling and other criminal activities.
 arrow Dhaka energising economic diplomacy
Foreign Minister M Morshed Khan yesterday outlined Bangladesh's six key foreign policy priorities that governed its imperatives, including protecting and projecting the country's image as a moderate and
 arrow Body formed to probe death of Sagir's alleged murderer
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) yesterday formed a three-member committee to probe the killing of Shawon, the alleged murderer of Jubo Dal leader and criminal Sagir in Roy Shaheb Bazar in old Dhaka.
 arrow Envoys under target in Iraq
Bahrain's top diplomat in Iraq was wounded in an apparent kidnap attempt and the Pakistani ambassador narrowly escaped an assassination attempt yesterday, as insurgents targeted Muslim envoys in an apparent
 arrow 6 raiders of Babri Mosque site killed
Six gunmen were killed yesterday after storming a holy compound in India claimed by both Hindus and Muslims, prompting a nationwide security alert to prevent an outbreak of religious violence.
 arrow MPs demand cut in mobile call charges
Post and Telecommunications Minister Aminul Haq in the Jatiya Sangsad yesterday came under a volley of questions from lawmakers, treasury bench and opposition, who demanded reduction of the call charges
 arrow 5 outlaws to die for killing dy minister Dulu's cousin
A court yesterday awarded death sentence to five outlaws belonging to Purbo Banglar Communist Party (PBCP) for murdering Majedur Rahman Mridha, a union BNP leader and cousin of Ruhul Kuddus Talukdar Dulu,
 arrow AL's reform demand a pretext not to go to polls
Jatiya Party (JP) Chairman HM Ershad yesterday said the demand for reforming the caretaker government system is just a pretext of Awami League (AL) for not going to participate in the next parliamentary
 arrow BNP cadres Gang-rape schoolgirl
Seven cadres of ruling BNP raped a class nine student after kidnapping her from her school in Natore town on June 20 while a local ward commissioner loyal to the BNP tried to save the rapists.
Businessarrow Saifur dismisses dollar crisis
Finance and Planning Minister M Saifur Rahman yesterday dismissed dollar crisis in the country.
"There is no dollar crisis in the country.

 arrow Foreign aid, investment in private sector need scrutiny
Central bank Governor Salehuddin Ahmed yesterday said the role of foreign aid and investment in private sector has to be critically examined to ensure that the country's interest is not harmed.
 arrow Stop illegal influx of foreign textiles
Textile entrepreneurs yesterday urged the government to immediately stop illegal influx of foreign textiles, which are gobbling up the domestic market.
 arrow Oil prices extend gains, edge close to $60
Oil prices continued to edge higher in Asian trade Tuesday, extending gains on the view there is still more upside to come given tight supply, dealers said.
 arrow Malaysia eyes halal goods business
Halal shoes, meat and other foodstuffs have long been staples of households in the Muslim world.
 arrow GSM assoc plans to make mobile set available at $30
The GSM Association (GSMA), the global organisation representing the global system for mobile communication industry, has taken up an initiative to make cellphone sets available at less than US$30 a unit.
 arrow Blair wishes Bangladesh show in UK a success
British Prime Minister Tony Blair has lauded the initiative to hold "Expo-Bangladesh 2005", the first single country exhibition of Bangladeshi products in London, organisers said.
 arrow Lufthansa to merge with Swiss after EU approval
German carrier Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines are set to merge after the European Commission on Tuesday approved Lufthansa's acquisition of Swiss, in a further consolidation of European airlines.
 arrow New chairman of Trust Bank
Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Moeen U Ahmed, has been made chairman of Trust Bank Limited for a three-year term.
 arrow New DMD of Prime Ins
Ferdaus Ara Chowdhury has recently been made deputy managing director of Prime Insurance Company Ltd.
Prior to her new assignment, she was the assistant managing director of the company.

 arrow Euro drops to 13-month low against dollar
The euro fell to a fresh 13-month low point against the dollar on Tuesday in early European trading, before recovering slightly, while the US unit firmed against the yen.
The euro rose to 1.

 arrow EU hails US willingness to overturn farm subsidies
The European Union welcomed on Monday the "apparent willingness" of US President George W. Bush to overhaul farm subsidies in his country if the EU does the same.
 arrow Ceylon Bank opens Holiday Banking Centre
Commercial Bank of Ceylon Ltd (CBC) on Friday launched holiday banking services at its Dhanmondi branch in Dhaka.
 arrow Eastland Ins, CDBL sign agreement
Eastland Insurance Company Limited and Central Depository Bangladesh Ltd (CDBL) yesterday signed an agreement in Dhaka for dematerialisation of share certificates of the company.
 arrow Sanyo to cut 14,000 jobs
Japanese electronics maker Sanyo said Tuesday it will cut 15 percent of its workforce or more than 14,000 jobs in the next three years and refocus on eco-friendly technology in a bid to return to profit.
Sportsarrow Football: Muktijoddha sack Manik
In a sensational decision, the Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra board last afternoon sacked the club's football coach Shafiqul Islam Manik.
 arrow Football: All to play for
With two rounds left in the first-leg, defending champions Brothers Union will be pitched against Abahani in a crucial Premier Football League battle with both sides eyeing to consolidate second spot.
 arrow Cricket: England won't play Test in Karachi
England have refused to play a Test in the troubled Pakistani city of Karachi during their upcoming winter tour starting in October, a senior Pakistani cricket official said Tuesday.
 arrow Olympics: London or Paris
The five-city race to capture sport's most glittering prize -- the right to host the Olympics -- has been reduced to a battle of two cities IOC sources said here Tuesday.
 arrow Chess: Reefat gets going
Reefat Bin Sattar made a winning start in the Greenwich University FIDE Rating Chess Tournament in an attempt to gain his desired rating for the Grand Master norm.
 arrow Cricket: SA judge to hear Ganguly ban dispute
The International Cricket Council (ICC) named South African judge Albie Sachs on Tuesday to hear a dispute over a six-match ban on India captain Sourav Ganguly.
 arrow Cricket: Whatmore comes back on July 15
Bangladesh cricket coach Dav Whatmore will arrive in Dhaka on July 15 to start his next assignment for the Sri Lanka tour in September.
 arrow Olympics: Bangladesh miss Olympic vote
Bangladesh was deprived of its right to caste a vote for the 2012 Olympics host city.
 arrow How they vote
After months of campaigning five major cities -- London, Paris, Madrid, New York and Moscow -- will finally learn on Wednesday which has prevailed in the battle to host the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.
 arrow Globe-trotting Iranian in city
Iranian cyclist Abbas Razaghi, now in Dhaka on a world tour, called on Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) officials yesterday.
 arrow Football: Robinho confused
Santos told Robinho to respect his contract on Monday after the Brazil forward said he could not understand why they would not accept a $25 million offer for him from Real Madrid.
 arrow Cricket: Murali to miss Lara
Sri Lankan spin magician Muttiah Muralitharan said Tuesday he will miss the challenge of bowling to West Indies batting star Brian Lara when he returns to Test cricket next week after almost a year out
 arrow Football: Gerrard wants to quit Liverpool
Steven Gerrard has told Liverpool he wants to leave Anfield after turning down a new 100,000-a-week contract.
 arrow Football: Brazil, the final word
In the football world, the FIFA Confederations Cup has never been taken seriously, de-rided when it was introduced, and ignored by the likes of the BBC, ITV and Sky.
 arrow Football: Best cleared
Football legend George Best has been cleared of allegations he indecently assaulted a girl and hit a woman.
 arrow Olympics: CANDIDATES AT A GLANCE
Members of the International Olympic Committee will decide on Wednesday who will host the Summer Games in 2012.
 arrow Cricket: Lee eyes Ashes place
Australian paceman Brett Lee said on Monday he hoped that he would be able to regain his place in the Test side for the upcoming Ashes series after a 15 month absence mainly through injury.
Metropolitanarrow Perform duty with utmost sincerity
President Iajuddin Ahmed yesterday urged the President's Guard Regiment (PGR) to keep performing their duty with utmost sincerity as they have been doing it since 1981.
 arrow UP role infringed by bureaucrates
Despite being a vital local government body, the role of union parishad (UP) is seriously infringed by bureaucratic interference, said the leaders of Bangladesh Union Parishad Forum (BUPF) at a pressbriefing
 arrow Undersea cablehook-up by Dec
Bangladesh will hook up to the global information superhighway through a undersea cable by this December, Post and Telecommunication Minister Aminul Haq told a delegation of Internet Service Providers
 arrow Pro-opposition lawyers to observe Justice Day today
Sammilita Ainjibi Samannay Parishad, a forum of pro-opposition lawyers, will observe 'Justice Day' today at all courts across the country demanding a judiciary free from 'corruption' and 'executive influence.
 arrow Survey report on waste management submitted
The survey report on the waste management of the Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) jointly conducted by the DCC and Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) was handed over to the DCC mayor and the LGRD
 arrow Academic activities resume at DU
Academic activities resumed at Dhaka University (DU) yesterday after a month-long summer vacation and a four-day student strike enforced by the seven student organisations led by Bangladesh Chhatra League
 arrow Hasina condemns harassment of AL activists
Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday condemned the harassment of her party leaders and activists by police in Faridpur by implicating them in a case of attack on a motorcade of BNP leader Kazi
 arrow People want to get rid of misrule: B Chy
Chairman of Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury yesterday said the people, frustrated with the four-party alliance government, now want to get rid of its misrule.
 arrow Robber sergeant remanded again
Sergeant Julfiker Ali, who robbed a businessman of Tk 14.47 lakh in local and foreign currencies, was placed again on a day's remand yesterday.
 arrow Petition to show Arman arrested in another murder case
Police yesterday submitted a petition to a Dhaka court for showing Arman Khan, one of the 23 most wanted criminals, arrested in a murder case in Mirpur in August last year.
 arrow Bidisha wants to get back her son
Bidisha, estranged wife of Jatiya Party (JP) Chairman HM Ershad, sent two personal letters to Ershad on Monday night, asking him to return her son Eric to her.
 arrow Rakib on 3-day remand
Rakib Siddique, who was arrested with local and foreign currencies worth around Tk 76 lakh on Monday at Gulshan, was placed on a three-day remand yesterday.
 arrow Fire burns 8 vehicles at hotel garage
A fire burnt seven microbuses and a car parked on the basement garage of Hotel Manhattan at Malibagh in the capital early yesterday.
 arrow Condolence meet on Dr Sitara July 9
A meeting to condole the death of Dr Sitara Parvin, professor of mass communication and journalism department of Dhaka University (DU), will be held on July 9.
 arrow Golden jubilee of Little Jewels School Aug 8
Little Jewels Nursery Infant and Junior School will celebrate its golden jubilee on August 8, says a press release.
 arrow Dargah Mazar Fed holds protest rally today
Bangladesh Dargah Mazar Federation will stage a demonstration in the city today to protest against the desecration of the Holy Quran at Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba by the US soldiers.
Nationalarrow Kalaroa project for arsenic free water fails to take off
A project to supply arsenic-free water is lying unutilised for over a year after completion in Kalaroa municipality, where arsenic contamination of groundwater is much beyond the permissible level.
 arrow 2 Bangla Bhai 'cadres' held on extortion charge
Two young men were arrested on Monday when they went to Nilphamari LGED office to collect toll money, identifying themselves as 'caders' of Bangla Bhai.
They are Rezaul and Azad.

 arrow A victory over recurring floods
The villagers have named it "Bijoy" (Victory). The Bijoy Bandh (embankment) symbolises their victory over recurring floods.
 arrow 4,000 without power for 3 days
About 4000 clients in Haragachh municipality in Kounia upazila are without electricity supply for three days as the Rural Electrification Board (REB) snapped the supply line following accumulation ofhuge
 arrow 52nd RU founding day today
Today is the 52nd founding anniversary of Rajshahi University (RU).
The university authorities have chalked out a day-long programme to mark the day.

 arrow VGD rice stealing by UP chairman being probed
Chairman of a Union Parishad (UP) in Tarail upazila in Kishoreganj district has misappropriated VGD rice and money from ADP allocation for education programme in 2003-2004 financial year, according to
 arrow Human chain protesting Tengratila blowout
The Daily Star Readers' Club, Moulvibazar Monday formed a human chain at Chowmuhani Square protesting the recent gas blowout at Tengratila gas field at Chhatak, Sunamganj.
 arrow A unique way of snatching
An amount of Tk 62,500 was taken away from Islami Bank's Rangpur branch in a unique way on Monday.
Bank employee Saifuzzaman Sohel had kept the money on the counter for disbursement.

 arrow Ex-UP chairman murdered in Sirajganj
A former chairman of Hatikumrul union was strangled by unidentified assailants at Charia Madhopara near the Hatikumrul-Bonpara highway in Ullapara upazila on Monday.
 arrow 50 injured in Rangpur clash
At least 50 people were injured, 10 of them seriously, in a clash between two rival groups of villagers in Pirganj upazila over possession of a big government waterbody yesterday.
 arrow 13 Bangladesh bound loaded trucks burnt at Petrapole
Five Indian trucks loaded with goods imported by Bangladeshi importers were burnt at Petrapole on the Indian side of the border yesterday afternoon.
Point-Counterpointarrow How long will it take for American withdrawal from Iraq?
The title is a moot question. The issue was discussed at length all over the world since the invasion of Iraq two years ago.
 arrow Ageing: A creeping problem for future society?
In most gerontological literature, people above 60 years of age are considered as 'old' and taken to be the 'elderly' segment of the population of a country.
 arrow Some thoughts on caretaker govt
The concept of a care taker government is an uncommon phenomenon possibly obtaining only in Bangladesh. This was introduced in our country after the fall of Ershad regime in 1991.
Culturearrow Remembering Khondokar Faruq Ahmed
Neel akasher nichey ami rasta cholechhi eka--there would be hardly any movie-goer of the 1960s-'70s who has not heard the song by the late Khondokar Faruq Ahmed.
 arrow Bringing Chopin and Bach for an evening's treat
It was heartening to have the fresh young faces of the Ecole de Musique opening the recent Fete de la Musique with their tinkling notes.
 arrow Mujibur Rahman Dilu in coma
Actor-director Mujibur Rahman Dilu is in serious condition at Woodland Hospital in Kolkata. A few days earlier he went to Kolkata and suddenly came down with GBS Syndrome. He is now in coma.
 arrow Lalan and Lalshalu to participate in Indian Film Festival
Lalan and Lalshalu, directed by renowned film maker Tanvir Mokammel has been invited to the 10th Trivandram International Film Festival to be held from July 29-August 4, says a press release.
 arrow "Every actor does good and bad films" -- Shilpa
After silencing her critics by her remarkable performance as an HIV positive woman in Revathi's Phir Milenge, Shilpa has finally stepped out of her nymph image.
Generalarrow One killed, 29 hurt in road accidents
One woman was killed and 29 people including five policemen were injured in separate road accidents in Manikganj, Gaibandha and Narsingdi yesterday.
 arrow Draft of Nat'l Implementation Plan finalised
The draft of the Bangladesh National Implementation Plan to phase out the Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) has been finalised, sources said.
 arrow 2 pirates killed in fight on launch in Meghna
Two pirates were killed and 35 passengers injured in a fight between ansars and pirates on board a launch in the river Meghna early yesterday.
 arrow Four get life in Ctg
A court here yesterday sentenced four people to life in prison for killing Chhatra League leader Farid Ahmed more than nine years ago.
 arrow BATB free sapling distribution programme
As part of its annual afforestation programme, the British American Tobacco Bangladesh (BATB) launched a free sapling distribution programme at its Dhaka nursery yesterday.
 arrow Raffles Edn Network opens liaison office
Raffles Education Network has started its operation in Bangladesh as a liaison office of Singapore-based Raffles Education Network on July 2, says a press release.
Internationalarrow India sends non-lethal equipment to Nepal
India has sent its first shipment of non-lethal army equipment to neighbouring Nepal since freezing military aid after King Gyanendra's power grab five months ago, a report said yesterday.
 arrow Israel, Palestinians reach agreement
Israel and the Palestinians have reached agreement in principle over method of safe passage between the Gaza Strip and the West Bank immediately after Israel's pullout from Gaza this summer, public radio
 arrow C Asian alliance calls for date of US pullout
An alliance of Russia, China and central Asian nations called for the US and coalition members in Afghanistan to set a date for withdrawing from member states, reflecting growing unease over America's
 arrow Britain drafts plan for major Iraq pullout
Britain's defence ministry has drafted plans for a significant troop withdrawal from Iraq over the next 18 months and a big deployment to Afghanistan, the Financial Times reported yesterday.
 arrow EU states to expel illegals on jt flights
French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy said yesterday that the five biggest European Union members had agreed to organise joint flights to expel illegal immigrants out of the Union.
 arrow African heads of state unanimous on UNSC seats
African Union heads of state and government have unanimously adopted a declaration and a resolution they will present to the United Nations with the aim of obtaining two permanent UN Security Councilseats
 arrow Global plan to halt bird flu unveiled
A global strategy to control the deadly bird flu virus within a decade was released yesterday by United Nations and animal health experts who appealed for millions in donor funds to make it a reality.
 arrow Laden may be in Afghan south, says Pakistan
al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden and his close allies might be hiding in southern Afghanistan, which has seen a sharp rise in militant violence in recent weeks, a Pakistani minister said in remarks published
 arrow Two US soldiers found dead in Afghanistan
Two US soldiers who went missing in eastern Afghanistan a week ago have been found dead, the New York Times reported yesterday, but a US military spokesman in Kabul said he was unable to confirm the report.
Editorialarrow Editorial: The galloping prices
FREE market is not free-for-all.
 arrow Editorial: Default culture within government
IT is mind boggling to read the amount of money outstanding to the government on account of gas bills.
 arrow Poverty-reduction is more than debt-relief
Britain is the chairperson of the incoming the G-8 Summit starting on July 6 and continuing for three days at Gleneagles in Scotland.
 arrow First year of UPA government in India
The United Progressive Alliance (UPA), a rainbow coalition led by the Indian national Congress, has just completed its first year in the office.
 arrow Spoon-feeding?
Textile sector's contribution to the society is not generally known. In an underdeveloped country like Bangladesh Textile sector directly employees over 30 lac people.
 arrow Understanding the spirit!
It sounds strange in the state of affairs that a civil engineer has become the chairman of Power Development Board! Not only that he is a civil engineer, the new PDB chairman got higher education i.e.
Letters to Editorarrow Tengratila tragedy
A foreign company is involved in deplorable activities in our country. We the people are observing and only the journalists are screaming about it. Niko was accused of bribing our ministers.
 arrow Conserve Bengal Tigers
Although I began research work on the conservation of Bengal Tigers in the subcontinent as an academic project, the motivation soon became an urge.
 arrow Women's Rights
There have been many letters on women's rights.
 arrow Save our culture
Culture is a complete image of life. Culture usually denotes the ideas, beliefs and customs that are accepted by the people of a society or a nation.
 arrow Omar Khayyam
Mysticism connotes a didactic trend, a mystic submerges his primordial fear and metaphysical existence with aplomb and simulates an air of sophistication with dexterity.
 arrow Inside the Botanical Garden
A country needs 25% (of its total territory) forest areas. Bangladesh has only 17% area covered with forests. The capital city Dhaka is suffering from severe shortage of trees.
 arrow Crossfire
Nowadays the word "crossfire" is very familiar to us, thanks to Rab. They have killed numerous criminals, while at the same time they might have killed innocent people in the name of crossfire.
 arrow Police harassment
Of late, a lot of news is being published in the national dailies regarding our police officers indicting minors in different cases. One such news appeared in DS June 28 issue.
 arrow Issues of hartal
Every day we lose many of our brothers and sisters in road accidents, launch disasters, building collapse etc.
 arrow Price hike
Price hike means the trend of rising prices. It is a serious problem for the poor people. It has many causes.
 arrow Campus situation
The situation in Dhaka University has become unstable again in the aftermath of the death of Shamme Akter Happy in a road accident.
 arrow Propellers on Jet engines!
Your Chittagong staff correspondent's high profile front page report on the DC-10 accident (July 2) has a faux pas in incorporating a propeller to a jet engine in the statement "they saw fire on a right-side
 arrow Hartal call
Once again the AL Secretary General called a hartal. If he did not call it, somebody else of AL's various wings would have done it.
 arrow Tigers roar
The win against the Australians must have stunned the whole cricket world.
Star Chittagongarrow Annual govt grant for CCC dwindles
The gradual decline in government annual grant is hindering the development of the port city as well as efforts to make it self reliant, the Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) sources said.
 arrow Naikkhongchhari: A transit point for arms smuggle
Naikkhongchhari upazila of Bandarban hill district has become over the years a safe transit point for smuggling and dealings of heavy and sophisticated arms.
 arrow Potholes Pose Risk


Star Cityarrow Fast food shops offer part-time jobs to students
Tahmeed Shahid studies in a private university. After the returning home from university he does waste time by watching TV or just hanging around with friends.
 arrow New rules for power bill collection in the offing
The government is planning to introduce new rules for electricity bill collection as subscribers are suffering from mismanagement and irregularities in the billing system of Dhaka Electric Supply Authority
 arrow Criminal act of the worst kind
A six-month old fetus was brutally mutilated inside the womb of a teenaged sexual assault victim who also suffered inhuman torture.
 arrow Community participation stressed to improve waste management
The master plan on solid waste management in Dhaka city was handed over by Japan International Cooperation Agency's (JICA) resident representative, Akio Arai, to Dhaka Mayor, Sadeque Hossain Khoka and
 arrow DTCB plans to widen city roads to enhance capacity
Amidst increasing pressure of population and vehicles, Dhaka Transport Coordination Board (DTCB) is planning to widen a number of roads in the city and improve their condition to enhance the capacity.
 
   
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