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Front Pagearrow Tk 448cr to be spent to buy battle tanks
The government has in principle approved purchase of 28 main battle tanks (MBTs) worth Tk 448 crore for the army under a five-year procurement plan with Tk 90 crore to be spent in the next fiscal year,
 arrow GDP growth may hit new high
The country's gross domestic product (GDP) may accomplish a record 6.71 per cent growth in the current fiscal year, with manufacturing sector showing a robust performance, projects Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).
 arrow Govt mechanism ineffective against food syndicate
Members of a parliamentary body yesterday blamed the price hike of essentials on a syndicate of importers and asked the ministry to make a list of the traders who import the essential goods.
 arrow US authorities admit mistake to bar Biman
The US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has admitted its mistake in barring Biman's New York-bound flight from entering the US airspace and Biman authorities are considering legal options to seek compensation
 arrow BNP to ask AL to drop conditions
The BNP in its reply to the Awami League's letter will soon announce that the government will not sit in a dialogue with the opposition if the latter does not withdraw its condition for the proposed talks
 arrow Rehana applies to HC to stop handing over her house
Sheikh Rehana, daughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, yesterday filed an application with the High Court praying for injunction on handing over any part of her purchased house in Dhanmondi toformer
 arrow A Newspaper The Govt. Would Love To See

 arrow RU syndicate meet called off after threat by pro-Jamaat teachers
Rajshahi University authorities postponed yesterday's syndicate meeting following threats by some Jamaat-backed teachers over appointing another pro-Jamaat teacher.
 arrow Glitch in tender process delaying award of contract
A delay in awarding contract for the construction of Mohara Water Supply Project of Chittagong Water and Sewerage Authority (CWASA) is lingering the plight of about 40 lakh residents of the port city
 arrow WB for free NGO body, public disclosure of audit reports
The World Bank has suggested setting up an independent NGO Commission, making public disclosure of their audit reports and forming a uniform regulatory framework for them.
 arrow Power-starved people vandalise Desa office
Several thousand residents of Maniknagar last night swooped on the local Dhaka Electricity Supply Authority (Desa) office and blockaded the Biswa Road in Demra demanding uninterrupted power supply.
 arrow Population programme a serious challenge
Higher maternal mortality is a shame on any government in a country and it is an indicator showing the gap between the rich and poor countries as well as the situation within a country, observed UNFPA
 arrow Testimonies of witnesses failed to prove charge
Arguments of the convicts in the Shazneen murder case about the testimonies of 22 witnesses given in the lower court were produced before the Death Reference Bench of the High Court until yesterday.
 arrow Investigators start quizzing accused driver
Investigators probing the death of ActionAid Country Director Nasreen Pervin Huq started quizzing Zakir Hossain, Nasreen's detained driver, in the Task Force for Interrogation (TFI) yesterday.
 arrow Dhaka's terms not acceptable to India
Indian Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dinsha Patel said no progress has been made in securing Bangladesh's nod for a gas pipeline to transport gas from Myanmar through Bangladesh.
 arrow Alamgir Kabir transferred to women affairs ministry
The government yesterday transferred State Minister Alamgir Kabir from the housing and public works to the women and children affairs ministry with the same status.
 arrow Uphold liberal image of country
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia has urged the country's religious leaders and imams to play their pivotal role in brightening Bangladesh's image as a liberal, non-communal and democratic state.
 arrow Army captain in Rangpur kills his cousin
An army captain killed his London expatriate cousin in the town last night, police said.
 arrow RMG workers block Dhaka-Ctg highway for hours
Angry garments workers yesterday barricaded the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway for two and a half hours and damaged several vehicles following the death of a fellow worker in a road accident on Monday.
 arrow Bridge or parking lot!

 arrow ACC files graft case against DG of VAT
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday filed a first information report (FIR) against ATM Mizanul Haque, the director general (DG) of VAT Audit, Intelligence and Investigation Directorate, for
 arrow Probe team plans foolproof report
The five-member probe team into the heroin smuggling to the UK is preparing a detailed report to submit along with ample evidence to the home ministry to make it impossible for the traffickers to evade
 arrow Hearing to frame charges against Sunny deferred for fifth time
A Dhaka court could not frame charges against military commander of banned Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) Ataur Rahman Sunny and 10 others in two cases as five accused, including Sunny, were not
 arrow Bogra cops sue 33 more opposition activists
Police yesterday filed another case against 33 leaders and activists of 14-party opposition alliance including Shazanpur Jubo League president yesterday for their alleged involvement in ransacking vehicles
 arrow BNP cadres beat AL man to death
Cadres of ruling BNP beat to death an Awami League activist at village Balirmath in Meherpur Sadar upazila yesterday.
 arrow ACC chairman not happy with Patel remark
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Justice Sultan Hossain Khan yesterday described as unfortunate the remarks on the ACC by visiting World Bank Vice President of South Asia Praful C Patel.
 arrow US resumes full ties with Libya
The United States restored full diplomatic ties with Libya on Monday, rewarding the longtime pariah nation for scrapping its weapons of mass destruction programmes and signalling incentives for Iran and
 arrow Protests in Nepal over delay in clipping king
Hundreds of Nepalis took to the streets of the capital yesterday, burning tyres, uprooting pavement barriers and blocking roads as they protested against a delay in plans to curtail the king's powers.
Businessarrow 26 overseas missions miss export targets
A total of 26 out of 44 Bangladeshi diplomatic missions abroad failed to achieve export targets during July-March period of the current fiscal year.
 arrow NGOs keen in reaching budgetary benefits to poor
As NGOs yesterday expressed interest to get involved in reaching budgetary benefits to the poor, Finance Minister M Saifur Rahman said they (NGOs) are more interested in taking away resources insteadof
 arrow 4-day textile exposition begins tomorrow
A four-day textile fair titled 'Texbangla-2006' begins in Dhaka tomorrow to project the progress made by Bangladesh's primary textile sector.
 arrow Asean signs FTA with ROK after Thailand opts out
South Korea signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Tuesday but founding member Thailand was left out due to internal disagreements and objections to Seoul's
 arrow Gulf states, EU eye FTA
The European Union and the Gulf Cooperation Council voiced hope Monday for progress within months towards a long-sought free trade agreement between the two blocs.
 arrow Pakistan plans to import 100 more items from India
Ahead of the approaching deadline for implementation of the South Asian Free Trade Agreement (Safta), Pakistan is planning to import 100 more items from India from the next fiscal.
 arrow High-profile German business team due next week
A high-powered German business delegation, supported by German Federal Ministry of Economy and Technology, will be visiting Bangladesh from May 20 to 26 to explore future fields of cooperation in trade
 arrow WTO trade talks well into the red zone: Lamy
The WTO's struggling Doha round of trade talks are in a dangerous phase as a deadline approaches to finalise discussions launched five years ago in the Qatari capital, the body's general director warned
 arrow Freshgel Greenmint campaign winners get prizes
Square Toiletries Ltd yesterday awarded the winners of 'Freshgel Greenmint (I want more)', a consumer promotion programme.
 arrow Oil prices lower in Asian trade
Oil prices retreated in Asian trade Tuesday, extending losses after sharp falls in global commodity markets sparked by a slide in the dollar, their benchmark currency, dealers said.
 arrow Dollar continues to weaken
The dollar eased lower on Tuesday as the foreign exchange market fretted over prospects of a pause in US interest rate rises, dealers said.
 arrow India, US launch joint project to rehabilitate child labour
India and the United States have launched a joint project "INDUS" for the rehabilitation of child labours in 21 districts of this country, the government said in parliament.
 arrow Telekom Malaysia sees spike in Q1 profits
Malaysia's largest telecommunications provider Telekom Malaysia has seen a sharp gain in its first quarter profit, including gains from Indonesian mobile subsidiary PT Excelcomindo Pratama.
 arrow Russia to sign WTO trade deal with Colombia
Russia was to sign a trade deal with Colombia on Tuesday as part of its bid to join the World Trade Organisation (WTO), a Russian negotiator said.
Sportsarrow Football: World awaits a classic in City of Lights
Arsene Wenger believes fate is propelling Arsenal towards victory over Barcelona in the most eagerly anticipated Cham-pions League final in years.
 arrow Football: The "Little Bird" who soared high
A garrincha is a small tropical bird, and legend has it that Manoel Francisco Dos Santos liked to hunt garrin-chas as a youngster in the backstreets of his village, thus acquiring his nickname.
 arrow Hockey: Bangladesh Asiad-bound
Bangladesh were held to a goalless draw by Oman at the Maulana Bhasani National Stadium yesterday, but the result was still good enough for the hosts to secure their place in the 15th Asian Games to be
 arrow Football: Bits and Bobs
Pele fancies Brazil
Afp, Mexico

Footballing great Pele said Monday he fancied Brazil to win the World Cup that gets under way next month in Germany.

 arrow Football: Argentina pull Zanetti shocker
Former captain Javier Zanetti was left out of Argentina's World Cup squad on Monday while Manchester United defender Gabriel Heinze, who has been out all season with a knee injury, was included.
 arrow Football: Injury time heart break for BU
A stoppage-time strike by Indian international S Venkatesh gave Mahindra United of India a 1-0 win over Dhaka Premier League and Federation Cup winners Brothers Union in their last AFC Cup Group A match
 arrow Cricket: Ishraq, Khadem go to Australia today
Young cricketers Ishraq Sonnet and Sirajullah Khadem are leaving Dhaka today as scholarship holders to participate in the Northern Territory Cricket (NTC) and Northern Territory Institute of Sports (NTIS)
 arrow Cricket: Chandpur, Khulna reach final round
Chandpur and Khulna cruised to victories and emerged group champions to move into the final rounds in the Dhaka Bank Under-19 National Cricket Championship yesterday.
 arrow ASC president arrives today
President of Asian Shooting Confederation (ASC) Sheikh Salman Al Sabah will arrive in the capital today.
 arrow Football: Pippo makes the cut
AC Milan striker Filippo Inzaghi has been named in Italy coach Marcello Lippi's 23-man squad for next month's World Cup along with goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.
 arrow Football: On the threshold of greatness
Pele, Maradona, Cruyff -- Ronaldinho? The world's best footballer is already being mentioned in the same breath as some of the greatest players to grace the game.
 arrow Football: WC squads announced
The remaining teams that announced their World Cup squad's yesterday:

Boubacar Barry (Beveren, Belgium), Gerard Gnanhouan (Montpellier, France), Jean-JacquesTizie

 arrow Cricket: Sri Lanka win a draw
Tailenders Chaminda Vaas and Nuwan Kulasekara ensured Sri Lanka achieved one of the great escapes in Test history as the tourists drew their series opener against England on the final day at Lord's here
 arrow Cricket: Nimbus to start cricket channel
Sport marketing company Nimbus Communications said on Tuesday it will launch a 24-hour cricket channel for south and east Asia this year after securing global rights for India's matches until 2010.
 arrow Football: Champions League
Hostages for tickets
Afp, Paris

Two masked gunmen burst into a late-night meeting in a town hall north of Paris, taking 13 people hostage and demanding tickets for Wednesday'sChampions

 arrow Football: The physics of free-kicks
Physicists are not known for donning replica shirts and face paint, yet they are among the millions who marvel at David Beckham, Roberto Carlos and other masters of the banana kick.
 arrow Football: Emergency administrator for FIGC
Former stock market regulator Guido Rossi was named Tuesday as the emergency administrator of the crisis-ridden Italian football federation (FIGC).
 arrow Football: 'Fitness first for Rooney'
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has voiced fears over Wayne Rooney being fit for next season if he plays in the World Cup without being fully fit.
 arrow Football: "Shevchenko move will be difficult"
Chelsea is interested in signing AC Milan's Ukraine international Andriy Shevchenko but it will be very difficult to reach a deal, the London-based team's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho has said.
 arrow Football: Lancs stay at Old Trafford
Lancashire have confirmed they have no intention of leaving Old Trafford and have revealed plans for a multi-million pound redevelopment of their Test match ground.
 arrow Cricket: Shoaib ready to go to England
Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar on Tuesday said he was gearing up for a duel against English fast bowlers after overcoming fitness problems.
 arrow Cricket: Inzy PCB's 1st choice captain
A senior Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official has categorically said that Inzamamul Haq was their top choice to lead the country in the next year's World Cup.
 arrow Cricket: Tendulkar can't wait
Sachin Tendulkar is eagerly waiting to join his team members on the exciting tour of the Caribbean and says he has no doubts that the team will come out with flying colours against the West Indies.
 arrow Cricket: 'India must adapt fast'
India's coach Greg Chappell believes the key to success in the one-day cricket series against West Indies would lie in how quickly his team adapts to the conditions in the Caribbean.
 arrow Cricket: Kapil's remedy to burnout
Coming out in full support of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on the player burnout issue, legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev said that those who thought they were playing too much cricket
 arrow Football: Schools soccer
Braces from Zakir, Sadi and Imran helped Chandpai Secondary School trounce Swarupkathi Pilot School 6-0 in the banglalink tiger trophy National Schools Football competition at the Narail Stadium yesterday.
 arrow NOTICE
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Metropolitanarrow Diesel-run vehicles cause air pollution in city
Diesel-run vehicles plying the city streets are contributing to air pollution to a large extent, posing serious health hazards to the city-dwellers, speakers at a workshop said yesterday.
 arrow Akbar agreed to stop privatisation
Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury yesterday said the withdrawal of his entire agitation programme followed the shipping minister's assurance that the government move to privatise
 arrow 'Make EC independent'
Environmentalists and civil society members yesterday called for making the Election Commission (EC) independent and impartial to ensure voting rights of all, including women, minority communities, indigenous
 arrow Judicial probe demanded
Shahjalal University of Science & Technology Teachers' Association yesterday called for a judicial probe into the police firing on students and vandalism at the residence of the vice-chancellor.
 arrow BAIRA vice-president Firoz on 2-day remand
A Dhaka court yesterday placed BAIRA Vice-president Shafiqul Alam Firoz on a two-day remand in connection with the mayhem at the manpower agency in Hatirpool on Sunday evening that left one dead and five
 arrow AL demands cancellation of new voter list
Awami League leaders yesterday reiterated their stance that they would not allow any election unless reforms are brought to caretaker government system and the Election Commission (EC).
 arrow Students demand construction of 3 underpasses
Several hundreds students of Dhaka University (DU) yesterday submitted a memorandum to the vice-chancellor to press their three-point demand, including construction of underpasses at three intersections
 arrow World Telecom Day today
The 38th World Telecommunications Day will be observed in the country today along with 189 other member countries of International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
 arrow Construction of Tongi flyover to begin in few weeks
Construction work of the flyover at Tongi railway crossing on the Tongi-Kaliganj-Ghorasal regional highway will begin within next few weeks.
 arrow Woman murdered, another beaten to death in city
An unidentified woman was found slaughtered at Lalbagh while a sweeper beaten to death for theft yesterday, police said.
 arrow My only dream is to serve people: Hasina
Leaders of Mohila Awami League paid a courtesy call on party President Sheikh Hasina at her Sudha Sadan residence yesterday.
 arrow Cloth trader killed in road accident
A businessman was killed in a road accident on Tangail town bypass early yesterday. The victim was identified as Kanai Lal Shaha, 36, son of Kalipada Shaha of Sabalia area in the town.
 arrow Selima returns home today after treatment in Bangkok
State Minister for Cultural Affairs Begum Selima Rahman, who was injured in a road accident and went to Bangkok for treatment, returns home today.
 arrow Kaisar takes oath as MP
Deputy Speaker Akhter Hamid Siddiqui yesterday administered oath to newly elected MP M Shamim Kaisar at Sangsad Bhaban.
 arrow Political science alumni reunion postponed
The annual general meeting and re-union of Dhaka University Political Science Department Alumni Association (DUPDAA) scheduled to be held on May 19 at TSC, Dhaka University has been postponed due to unavoidable
Nationalarrow Take common stance against India's river inter-linking plan
Speakers at a big rally held at a Jamuna shoal in Bhuapur yesterday called upon all political parties to take a common stance against India's river inter-linking project.
 arrow Nagorik Committee warns of Kansat style agitation
Khulna Nagorik Committee (citizens committee) leaders yesterday said a Kansat-style movement is not unlikely in the city if the government fails to ensure adequate water and power supply to the people.
 arrow Supplementary charge sheet against 2 JMB men
A supplementary charge sheet was submitted against two Ehser members of banned Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) for their involvement in August 17 serial bomb blasts here.
 arrow Jamaat MP's son among 5 sued
Five people including a Jamaat lawmaker's son were sued for assaulting and threatening the members of an indigenous community.
 arrow Implement peace accord, PCJSS demands
Speakers at the third council of Khagrachhari district unit of Prbattya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS) called for full implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts peace agreement signed in 1997
 arrow 5 UPDF men held with arms
Army arrested five activists of anti-peace treaty United People Democratic Front (UPDF) from Amchhari areas in Kawkhali upazila in the early hours yesterday and recovered firearms and other materialsfrom
Point-Counterpointarrow Politics -- here and over there
Maybe it is time to observe, yet once more, the separate paths the two Bengals have taken over the last many years.
 arrow Ten questions
WANTING to lead the people of Bangladesh and serving them for a term of five years cannot be anything less than overwhelmingly daunting, whether or not those who wish to do so understand the significance
 arrow Changing of the guard in Burma
BURMA'S military rulers are planning a massive shake-up in the army and government, including the standing down of the top military ruler General Than Shwe as the junta leader and the passing of power
 arrow Shanir Akhra: Arrogance and impatience made things messy
We must not forget that we are not only branded as the most corrupt country in the world, we are also a least developed country by any count.
Culturearrow Curling calligraphy
The ongoing calligraphy exhibition at the National Museum is the ninth of its kind and included the works of 26 local artists.
 arrow John Gabriel Borkman
John Gabriel Borkman is the eponymous character of Henrik Johan Ibsen's play.
 arrow Pakistani troupe staged Dushman
Some policy makers can point fingers at even patriotic and socially aware people for their own interest, labelling them as enemies of society. Even their siblings are not spared.
 arrow Preservation endeavour of Bangladesh Loko Sangeet Porishad
To popularise and preserve the traditional songs of the country especially those, which are on the verge of extinction, Bangladesh Loko Sangeet Porishad (BLSP) is set to organise a regular monthly discussion
Generalarrow UNFPA to launch awareness campaign soon
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is going to launch a countrywide awareness programme on gender equality and prevention of violence against women through one million members of Boy Scouts and
 arrow Jute workers demand minimum nat'l wage
Workers of Bangladesh Private Jute, Cotton and Textile Mills at a press conference in the city yesterday demanded minimum national wage similar to the government employees.
Internationalarrow Russia, China rule out use of force against Iran
Russia and China will "definitely not" approve the use of force against Iran over its nuclear programme, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said here yesterday after meeting with China's leaders.
 arrow Israeli minister makes peace pledge
Israel's defence minister vowed that the Jewish state would make every effort for a peace deal with the Palestinians before undertaking any unilateral steps to set its border in the West Bank.
 arrow US asks EU to ban LTTE
The United States asked the European Union to follow its lead and ban Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels to cut off their arms supplies, a visiting US State Department official said yesterday.
 arrow 14 killed in Baghdad market bombing
At least 14 people were killed and 33 others injured when a car bomb ripped through a packed market in Baghdad's Al-Shaab district yesterday, an Iraqi interior ministry source said.
 arrow Saddam trial hears defence testimony
The trial of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein over the killing of Shias in the 1980s yesterday heard the testimony of defence witnesses, as a new phase in the long-running process gained momentum.
 arrow 10 die in clashes in Pakistan's tribal belt
Seven pro-Taliban militants and a Pakistani trooper were killed in a clash in Pakistan's troubled tribal region of North Waziristan yesterday, security officials said.
 arrow Landmine kills 12 of wedding party in Maharashtra
Twelve civilians, including four women, returning from a wedding were killed in Maharashtra yesterday when their vehicle ran over a landmine planted by Maoist rebels, police said.
Editorialarrow Editorial: Sensible decision by the mayor
The withdrawal of the 'entire agitation programme' of a blockade of Chittagong port on May 19 followed by a strike on the preceding day by Chittagong City Mayor Mohiuddin Chowdhury comes as a relief.
 arrow Editorial: Ominous utterances
One cannot but be concerned at the utterances of the religious radicals undergoing trial on charges of last year's bombings.
 arrow Is India taking advantage?
It is common knowledge that India is hungry for energy and its search for oil and gas is in high gear.
 arrow Exploiting Pakistan's Gold Coast
For a country with two sea-ports serving a population of 150 million (not counting the hundreds of millions in countries beyond) it is vitally important to have alternatives.
 arrow Elections in West Bengal: Bangladesh perspective
West Bengal has just held its elections. As expected it has brought victory to the ruling CPI (M). Only this time the victory is much larger than the previous six occasions.
Letters to Editorarrow Liberation war and young generation
The other day I was just wondering why could we not promote the creation of an animated cartoon or a video game regarding our country's liberation war.
 arrow Organising sports
Sports today have become highly competitive and professional, besides becoming a highly profitable business.
 arrow Our history
Bangladesh came into existence through a long struggle and supreme sacrifice of her heroic sons and great souls.
 arrow Be optimistic!
We see many articles, write-ups and letters from different sections of society that are not at all a good sign for a nation.
 arrow Frequent power failure
In the past we did not have any experience of such frequent power failure like the present power crisis in Bangladesh.
 arrow Naushad
Naushad Saab (Ali), the last surviving giant of perfect Hindustani film songs, has finally left us for heavenly abode after a brief illness.
 arrow Power crisis
Everybody will admit that we do not produce as much electricity as we need.
 arrow Myanmar gas pipeline
If it is not too late already we should think before finally saying no to this pipeline project to India through our territory.
 arrow Tata's investment
People of Bangladesh should not be fooled by the " Fantastic offer of investment made by Tata".
 arrow Our political parties
Shaheed President Ziaur Rahman formed the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) with the Bangladeshi Ideology. It is neither a fundamentalist nor secular party. It is liberal and moderate.
 arrow Draft voter list
Justice M.A. Aziz has finally managed to put the last nail on the coffin of his credibility as Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) by publishing a new draft voter list suspected of having more than a crore ghost voters in the list.
 arrow Please stop it!
A few days ago, when I was walking in the road I noticed a peaceful procession crossing the Paltan police box.
Star Chittagongarrow Frequent power outages add to water crisis
Water crisis has deepened in the port city due to frequent power outages.
 arrow Online health check-up gains popularity
Computer Meridian Diagnostics (CMD), an internet-based computerised health check-up system, is gaining popular in the port city.
Star Cityarrow Graveyards charge more than DCC rates
Charges for burial in all five graveyards in the capital under the Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) are being realised at a much higher rate than that fixed by the authority.
 arrow Charukala students demand end to session jam
Students of the Institute of Fine Arts, popularly known as Charukala alleged that the existing dearth of teachers and classrooms in the institute has not been addressed yet.
 arrow Legacy of Ibsen celebrated
As part of Henrik Ibsen's legacy worldwide celebration, Dhaka University's (DU) department of English organised a two-day event at the university's RC Majumder auditorium.
 arrow Illegal water pumps saving the day
Irregular water supply and discrimination in the distribution system are pushing the house owners in the city to violate Dhaka Water and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) regulation that bans use of pumps todraw
 arrow The unplanned way...

 arrow English Medium Schools Under Regulation
For the first time in country's history, the government proposes to institute a comprehensive mechanism to regulate activities of English medium schools.
 arrow DCC implements master plan to keep city clean
Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) has started implementing a master plan for conservancy management to keep the city clean and improve services to the dwellers.
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