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Front Pagearrow Concern over Titas gas field state
The country's biggest gas field Titas may face the threat of a blowout that can wreak havoc in Brahmanbaria sadar upazila and the country's energy system, according to geological experts, locals and sources
 arrow Party registration with EC to be mandatory
The caretaker government is preparing tough laws to make registration of political parties with the Election Commission (EC) mandatory in a bid to ensure financial transparency and accountability of the
 arrow Ex-MP Lobi, state minister Salahuddin arrested
The joint forces yesterday detained former state minister for communications Salahuddin Ahmed and ex-BNP lawmaker Ali Asgar Lobi from their Gulshan houses in the capital, adding to the long list of high
 arrow ACC bigwigs decide to step down
The chief and two commissioners of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) have decided to resign following a request from President Iajuddin Ahmed yesterday.
 arrow 6 lakh sacks of spurious fertiliser seized
The joint forces seized over six lakh sacks of spurious and date-expired fertiliser and adulterated pesticides and sealed off two factories and 14 warehouses during separate raids across the country yesterday.
 arrow RMG staff mugged of Tk 10 lakh in city
A group of muggers yesterday snatched Tk 10 lakh from the staffs of a garment factory at the city's Dhanmondi area injuring one.
 arrow Governments less accountable than colonial era
Former chief adviser to the caretaker government Justice Muhammad Habibur Rahman yesterday said the workings of a state could collapse if transparency and free flow of information are absent.
 arrow Jan 22 poll candidates spent Tk 15 lakh each
Election candidates already spent Tk 15.
 arrow Tata may revive $3b investment proposal
Indian industrial giant Tata Group may revive its package proposal for investing $3 billion in Bangladesh.
 arrow After eviction

 arrow Politicians who backed militancy to be arrested
Law Adviser Mainul Hosein yesterday said the politicians who patronised militants will also be arrested as part of the caretaker government's drive to restore law and order in the country.
 arrow BNP concerned over arrest of its leaders
The BNP has expressed concern over the arrest of its leaders and activists including former minister Tariqul Islam, Salahuddin Ahmed, Mosaddek Ali Falu and Ali Asgar Lobi.
 arrow Detention of Mir Nasir challenged
The High Court (HC) yesterday issued a rule upon the government to explain why the detention order against former state minister Mir Mohammad Nasiruddin should not be declared illegal.
 arrow Fake doctor held, date-expired medicines seized
A mobile court detained an imposter pretending to be a doctor and seized a huge quantity of date-expired life saving medicines, injections and saline from a pharmacy at Pallabi in the capital yesterday.
 arrow Ex-BoI chief sues Star editor, 5 journos for defamation
Former energy adviser Mahmudur Rahman yesterday filed a defamation case against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam along with five other journalists for running a news item that said he was
 arrow Social business can change world economy
After achieving a tremendous success in his micro-credit programme, Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus now wants to concentrate more on his new idea of "social business" which he thinks can change the
 arrow WB, IMF assure govt of help
Finance Adviser AB Mirza Azizul Islam yesterday said the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have assured him of continuing their support to the caretaker government.
 arrow More illegal structures demolished
Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) during its eviction drive in the city's Nikunja residential area yesterday demolished 30 illegally built shops, warehouses and other establishments built withoutits
 arrow Ex-minister's cadres beat up college principal
Cadres of a former minister from the city's Khilgaon area beat up the principal of Khilgaon Model College at his office yesterday afternoon.
 arrow Koyes Sami asked to surrender in 6 weeks
Turning down the plea for anticipatory bail, the High Court (HC) yesterday asked CM Koyes Sami, former managing director of the scam-ridden Oriental Bank, to surrender before the lower court within six
 arrow US to encourage fair, transparent electoral process
The United States keeps close contact with the caretaker government of Bangladesh and encourages a free, fair and transparent electoral process, a State Department spokesman said in Washington on Monday.
 arrow Iranian diplomat kidnapped in Iraq
Iran's Foreign Ministry confirmed yesterday that an Iranian diplomat in Baghdad was kidnapped on Sunday and said it held US forces responsible for his safety, Iran's students news agency ISNA reported.
 arrow We regret
In our story on Salman F Rahman published on February 5 we have referred to his late father. This reference was neither necessary nor accurate.
Businessarrow Adviser vows to up Ctg port efficiency
The shipping adviser has expressed his determination to enhance the efficiency of Chittagong Port.
 arrow Germany to help emerging states to boost bond markets
The German government will this week put forward proposals to help emerging market economies build up their domestic bond markets so as to better cushion them against potential financial shocks, the Financial
 arrow Become more compliant
Finance and Commerce Adviser Mirza Azizul Islam yesterday warned the country's Ready Made Garment makers of the need to improve working conditions if they want to remain competitive in international markets.
 arrow Demand for separate bank voiced as most women denied business loans
Business lending by commercial banks to women in Bangladesh is virtually non-existent, a survey revealed, re-enforcing demands by a leading women's business organisation for an independent women's bank.
 arrow In support of a Sunday holiday
For some period, the business community of the country has been advising the government to shift the weekly holiday from Friday to Sunday.
 arrow China's booming economy leads retail spending in Asia
Retail sales in 12 key Asia Pacific economies are expected to increase in the first-half of 2007, with China set to lead the way with the highest rise in percentage terms, a report said Tuesday.
 arrow Apparels, fabrics, accessories show in Ctg from tomorrow
A three-day fair of apparels, fabrics and accessories begins tomorrow here in the port city with some 16 firms showcasing a wide range of products.
 arrow Brac Bank launches visa credit card
Brac Bank Limited yesterday launched its first visa credit card aiming to take a slice of the country's rapidly growing market for credit card use.
 arrow Asia Pacific CEOs upbeat on revenue growth
Nine out of 10 corporate chiefs in the Asia Pacific are optimistic about revenue growth in the next three years, but worry about the availability of skilled labour and the threat of terrorism, a survey
 arrow Stocks slide on profit taking
After three-days of steady gains share prices slipped back yesterday as investors rushed to take profits. >The DSE General Index fell by 29.81 points, or 1.58 percent, to close at 1853.
 arrow HC stays SEC showcause on One Bank
The High Court has stayed the showcause and hearing notice served by the Securities and Exchange Commission on One Bank Limited regarding the transfer and dematerialisation of shares of Abdus Salam, a
 arrow Unilever Bangladesh receives int'l awards
Unilever Bangladesh Ltd (UBL) has received two of Unilever's international awards at the Asia-Amet (Africa Middle East Turkey) level.
 arrow Japan mulls joining US WTO action on China
Japan is considering joining the United States in filing a WTO complaint against China over its industrial subsidies, the trade minister said Tuesday.
 arrow Sonia cautions govt on Wal-Mart entry into India
Congress President Sonia Gandhi is understood to have written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh advising caution on allowing US retail giant Wal-Mart entry into India.
 arrow Currency

Sportsarrow Cricket: Tigers felled at Harare
Zimbabwe bounced back strongly to level the four-match series at 1-all when they inflicted an eight-wicket defeat on Bangladesh in the second one-day international at the Harare Sports Club ground yesterday.
 arrow Cricket: Victoria crush DOHS
Victoria handed Old DOHS a morale-sapping nine-wicket defeat while Moha-mmedan and Sonargaon played out a tie on an action-packed day of the Kai-Altech Premier League yesterday.
 arrow Football: Bangladesh host HK today
Unsure of the opposition's strength, Bangladesh and Hong Kong both promised of entertainment when the two under-23 sides meet in the Olympic men's football pre-qualifying match at the Bangabandhu National
 arrow Cricket: Jamil steps down
Khondoker Jamil Uddin yesterday tendered his resignation from the executive committee of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).
 arrow Cricket: GP Pacer Hunt starts today
The GrameenPhone Pacer Hunt will start today at the Chittagong Divisional Stadium.
 arrow Football: B. League now from March 2
Country's inaugural Professional Football League -- the B. League -- suffered another delay as the organisers yesterday decided to start it in March instead of February 15.
 arrow Cricket: Rafique injured
Mohammed Rafique was carried off the field with a broken nose during the second one-day international against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club yesterday.
 arrow Cricket: England into finals!
England scored a thrilling 14-run win over New Zealand on Tuesday to emerge as shock tri-series finalists and raise hopes of ending their nightmare tour of Australia on a high note.
 arrow Cricket: Vaughan very happy
Skipper Michael Vaughan heaped praise on England after they beat New Zealand to qualify for the Commonwealth Bank Series finals.
 arrow Cricket: Scots set up final with Kenya
Scotland lost for the first time at the ICC World Cricket League, falling to a five wicket defeat to Bermuda on Monday.
 arrow Cricket: Sehwag in the spotlight
India's Virender Sehwag will aim to regain his form ahead of next month's World Cup when the hosts take on Sri Lanka in a one-day series beginning later this week.
 arrow Tennis: Amelie feels fine in Paris
Former world number one Amelie Mauresmo admitted Tuesday that she is glad to be back in Paris after a stuttering start to her season in Australia.
 arrow Tennis: Safina crawls
Seventh seed Dinara Safina struggled to find her rhythm early on but eventually battled through to the second round of the 600,000-dollar WTA Paris Indoor Open here on Monday, beating Michaella Krajicek
 arrow Football: France up against Argentina
France will be looking for more than just a high-profile exhibition match during Wednesday night's international friendly against Argentina, striker Djibril Cisse warned.
 arrow Football: Ballack shrugs off criticism
Germany captain Michael Ballack hit back on Monday at criticism of his form at English Premiership champions Chelsea, saying manager Jose Mourinho was happy with his performances.
 arrow Football: US tycoons to buy Liverpool
English Premiership giants Liverpool on Tuesday accepted a 470-million pound takeover offer from American tycoons George Gillett and Tom Hicks.
 arrow Football: Clubs dead against empty stadia
Italy's government vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with tough security measures including closed-door matches for all stadiums deemed unsafe, but clubs said they hoped for a compromise so that fans would
 arrow Cricket: UNO win by five wickets
Club UNO recorded a comfortable 5-wicket win over Adhunik Sporting Club in the Second Division Cricket league here yesterday.
 arrow Cricket: Umps to use stump mikes in World Cup
Umpires will be wired to stump microphones in the World Cup to help them make decisions, a Pakistan Cricket Board official said on Tuesday.
 arrow Cricket: Kolkata ODI sold out
A sell-out crowd of 88,000 would turn out at the Eden Gardens in the opening game of the four-match India-Sri Lanka series here on Thursday following massive demand for tickets due to the return of local
 arrow Cricket: Kanpur burns for Kaif
Local cricket fans burnt an effigy of chairman of selectors Dilip Vengsarkar to protest the dropping of Uttar Pradesh skipper Mohammad Kaif from the Indian team.
 arrow Football: 'C'Ron better off at Barca'
Cristiano Ronaldo should leave Manchester United for the good of his playing career and join Barcelona, Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said on Monday.
 arrow Football: Luxemburgo's public fury
Santos coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo has launched an extraordinary public attack on former player Marcelinho Carioca during a television programme.
 arrow Football: The Hamburg approach
SV Hamburg are sitting rock bottom of Germany's Bundesliga and sacked coach Thomas Doll last week. Now they may have found the problem -- the goals in their stadium are too small.
 arrow Football: Spain looking back
Luis Aragones has told his bosses at the Spanish football federation that they can sack him if his side get beaten by England in Wednesday's friendly at Old Trafford.
 arrow Football: Owen seeking rugby inspiration
Michael Owen is taking inspiration on his long journey back to full fitness after his crippling World Cup knee injury from England rugby hero Jonny Wilkinson.
 arrow Football: 'Improve safety or no fans'
The Italian government said on Monday that football clubs whose stadium security does not meet the necessary legal requirements will be forced to play their matches behind closed doors.
 arrow Football: Capello safe for the season
Real Madrid confirmed on Monday they were keeping faith with under fire coach Fabio Capello despite Sunday's 1-0 home loss to struggling Levante which produced a near revolt among the fans of the former
 arrow Football: Guti backs Beckham
Real Madrid outcast David Beckham should be playing for the club, not sitting in the stands on match days, midfielder Guti said on Tuesday.
 arrow Football: Lee furious at Ronaldo 'dive'
Tottenham defender Young-Pyo Lee accused Cristiano Ronaldo of diving to win the penalty that set Manchester United on course for their 4-0 victory at White Hart Lane.
 arrow Football: Woodgate sold to Boro
Real Madrid said Monday that defender Jonathan Woodgate, on loan at Middlesbrough since August, has secured a permanent move to the English Premiership club.
 arrow Football: Cisse apologetic to Yepes
Olympique Marseille's Djibril Cisse apologised on Tuesday for injuring Paris St Germain defender Mario Yepes during a Ligue 1 match last weekend.
Metropolitanarrow Work to build corruption-free Bangladesh
Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the cultural activists to work together to build Bangladesh as a terrorism and corruption-free country.
 arrow Verdict in case against Ershad deferred
A Dhaka court yesterday re-fixed February 15 as the date of verdict of the gold smuggling case filed 16 years back against former president and Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad.
 arrow Build knowledge network with Australia
Bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Australia can be lifted qualitatively through sharing knowledge and skills, Bangladesh High Commissioner to Australia M Humayun Kabir said on Sunday.
 arrow 'Establish SA varsity to help address regional issues'
Educationists at a discussion yesterday underscored the need to establish a South Asian University, which will be a centre of excellence and expertise and help address regional issues.
 arrow Bus passengers robbed of Tk 10.6 lakh
A gang of robbers took away Tk 10.57 lakh from the passengers of a bus in broad daylight in the city's Jatrabari area yesterday.
 arrow Former DIG sent to jail
A former deputy inspector general (DIG) of police, who is an accused in a criminal case, was sent to jail rejecting his bail prayer while his wife was granted an ad-interim bail yesterday.
 arrow BCSIR science fair begins Feb 28
In search of new and young scientists, Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR) will organise a science fair on its premises from February 28 to March 3.
 arrow AL calls for reconstituting Public Service Commission
Acting General Secretary of Awami League (AL) Obaidul Quader yesterday urged the caretaker government (CG) to reconstitute the Public Service Commission (PSC) with honest, competent and neutral personalities.
 arrow TIB hails govt's decision to sign anti-graft UN convention
Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has welcomed the decision of the caretaker government to sign the UN Convention against Corruption.
 arrow JU authorities try to save teacher
Jahangirnagar University (JU) students under the banner of 'Jahangirnagar Against Harassment' alleged that JU authorities are trying to save the teacher with allegation of sexual harassment on a female
 arrow Grameen Trust signs MoU with Bahrain govt
Grameen Trust and Bahrain government yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for setting up and implementing a micro credit programme for the poor families in Bahrain.
 arrow 2 DMC sweepers beaten
Two sweepers of Fazle Rabbi Hall of Dhaka Medical College (DMC) were beaten up by four students allegedly for stealing mobile phone set yesterday.
 arrow Int'l Congress on Bengal Art begins today
The 5-day 7th International Congress on Bengal Art organised by the International Centre for Study of Bengal Art (ICSBA) begins today in Bogra and Dhaka, says a press release.
 arrow Training programme on Venofer ends
A two-day training programme on a new drug Venofer, to be introduced by UniHealth soon, concluded yesterday.
 arrow 4,012 bottles of phensidyl seized in Sathkhira
BDR men seized 4,012 bottles of phensidyl from a truck at Labsa crossing on Sathkhira-Jessore road in Sadar upazila yesterday.
 arrow Road crashes kill 2
At least two people were killed in separate road accidents in Brahmanbaria and Chittagong yesterday.
 arrow OCC, DNA lab open in Khulna
One-stop Crisis Centre (OCC) and Divisional DNA Screening Laboratory of Khulna Medical College Hospital was inaugurated yesterday under the auspices of Multi-sectoral Programme on Violence against Women
Nationalarrow Cradled 'criminals' in courts
Minor children are being accused in cases in Barisal even after police investigation.
 arrow Death threat to RU teacher by JCD leader
A teacher of Law and Justice department at Rajshahi University got death threat from a Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leader as he tried to desist him from copying during examination yesterday.
 arrow 3 cops suspended for harassing innocent man
Two policemen including a sub-inspector (SI) of Shyamnagar police station were suspended yesterday for picking up an 'innocent' man and freeing him after realising Tk 10,000.
 arrow Two outlaws surrender to Rab in Kushtia
Two outlaws surrendered to Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Kushtia along with arms, saying they want to go back to normal life.
 arrow Doctor held for rape attempt on patient
Police have arrested a doctor for allegedly trying to violate a female patient Sunday at his clinic at Palashpole in Satkhira town. The arrested physician is Dr.
 arrow 32 fall sick after taking cakes in Sirajganj
At least 32 people including eight of a family fell sick after taking Pitha (cake) made with milk at Mathail Chapor village in Kazipur upazila in the district yesterday.
 arrow Fake TSP fertiliser seized in Rangpur
Police in separate drives in Gangachara and Rangpur Sader upazila seized 200 bags of adulterated TSP fertiliser and tobacco products on Monday.
Point-Counterpointarrow Can our political crisis turn into an opportunity?
Our post-independence economic and political history of hope and frustration since 1971 is probably known to most of us.
Culturearrow Folk music festival at Shilpakala begins
Bangladesh has a rich folk music heritage which includes both religious and secular songs.
 arrow Homage to Quamrul Hassan
Quamrul Hassan (1921-1988) occupies a firm niche in Bangladesh's fine arts. His creative talents were multifaceted and his artworks are characterised by constant reinvention and experimentation.
 arrow 'Chhayahin Kaya': An existential theme
The world around appears meaningless when one realises the thin dividing line between life and death.
Internationalarrow Hamas, Fatah trade fire at Gaza border
Hamas and Fatah security officials traded fire at Gaza's border with Egypt on Tuesday as Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh passed through on his way to reconciliation talks between his Hamas movement andthe
 arrow India, Pakistan to launch anti-terror panel in Mar
An India-Pakistan anti-terror panel set up last year will hold its first meeting in March in Islamabad, the Indian and Pakistani foreign ministries said yesterday.
 arrow Lankan jets pound Tiger positions
Sri Lankan air force jets pounded suspected Tamil Tiger rebel positions in north-eastern Sri Lanka on Tuesday as troops consolidated in an area captured from the guerrillas, the military said.
 arrow New outbreaks of bird flu in Pakistan
Pakistan has reported its first cases of deadly bird flu in almost a year after finding the virus in small flocks of chickens and peacocks, officials said yesterday.
 arrow Republicans block debate on Iraq troops surge
Republicans blocked a full-fledged Senate debate over Iraq on Monday, but Democrats vowed they still would find a way to force President Bush to change course in a war that has claimed the lives of more
 arrow India fails to protect its lowest castes
India's police and legal system had failed "deplorably" to protect people from the country's lowest castes, an official commission said on Tuesday, suggesting exclusive courts be set up to ensure speedy
 arrow 58 states adopt plan to end child soldiers
Fifty-eight countries agreed yesterday to take action to protect children from being recruited as soldiers in wars, joining for the first time an effort that had been largely confined to NGOs.
 arrow Astronaut arrested over Nasa love triangle attack
US police have arrested a woman astronaut who allegedly attacked and tried to kidnap a woman she considered a rival for the heart of a space shuttle pilot.
 arrow UK paper reveals video of US 'friendly fire'
A British newspaper published transcripts yesterday of what it said was a cockpit video recording from a US warplane at the centre of an inquest into "friendly fire" in Iraq in which a British soldier
 arrow Tankers may ship water to parched cities of future
Fleets of supertankers could one day ply the world's oceans laden not with oil but fresh water.
 arrow Turkey to back Pak plan for ME peace
Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf said here yesterday that he won backing from Turkey for his plan to form a group of Muslim countries that will work towards peace in the Middle East.
 arrow Karzai may reject amnesty bill
President Hamid Karzai will likely reject as unconstitutional a draft bill adopted by the lower house that gives amnesty for crimes and abuse in Afghanistan's 25 years of war, his spokesman said yesterday.
Editorialarrow Editorial: The new CEC
We are encouraged by the sentiments expressed by ATM Shamsul Huda moments after he took charge as the country's new Chief Election Commissioner.
 arrow Editorial: Signing UN convention against corruption
Caretaker government's decision to ratify the UN convention against corruption is a commendable one. This will help make the country's anti-corruption measures compatible with international standards.
 arrow Beyond the twilight, a purposeful dawn
Political leaders and workers have regularly trekked to prison in the Indian subcontinent.
 arrow Muslims in India: All around inequality
Although India takes deep pride in having secular democracy for its many castes, creeds and faiths, the notion has come under severe scrutiny in the last few decades.
 arrow New ME wars?
America's confronta-tion with Iran promises to be titanic.
Letters to Editorarrow Eviction is not enough
Evictions from the banks of rivers surrounding Dhaka city launched almost after every changeover and occasionally in between are an old popular stunt.
 arrow Will Babri Mosque be rebuilt?
Recently, a delegation from Pakistani Archaeological Survey sent by President Musharraf visited India and met Indian leaders including the BJP leader Mr. LK. Advani.
 arrow Campus and politics
Education, regarded as the prime force of civilisation, has been tormented by so called students' and teachers' politics in Bangladesh.
 arrow Weekly holiday
In a newspaper on 2 February 07 a press release of the Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami was published which has drawn my attention. He asked the chief of the caretaker govt.
 arrow Do it like Mahathir!
After purchasing the votes from the voters the politicians think that this country has been leased out to them and they have the absolute right to rule it.
 arrow VoIP
I am a Bangladeshi living abroad. I think the government of Bangladesh should legalise VoIP like every other country.
 arrow Miseries of the masses
Under the auspices of the new caretaker government, a drive is going on to clean up the city.
 arrow A true Bengali
I have received the following email from a friend in Dhaka. I think I should share his thoughts with all others in Bangladesh.
 arrow Expatriate youth
I currently live in the United States. I am on my way to pursue my high school diploma (which is equivalent to HSC in Bangladesh).
 arrow Fighting corruption
There are lots of professionals from different sectors who are engaged in the money-making ventures using the state apparatus.
 arrow TV channels
A few days ago I was watching a drama on one of the private satellite television channels. The drama was one of the worst I have ever seen on TV. It had no story, no acting skills & no sense.
 arrow The new caretaker government
We hope our new Chief Adviser to the caretaker government will be able to create a congenial atmosphere to hold the next general election within a short span of time after making the major reformsin
 arrow Democratic culture
At a great cost we achieved freedom and so we can ill afford to see our country going to the dogs due to the activities of a few self seekers.
 arrow Election date
Recently, both AL and BNP have became impatient and are repeatedly asking the CG to announce a specific date of elections as soon as possible in order to reestablish the hard earned democracy in thecountry.
 arrow Government's job
Your picture titled "Peaceful Coexistence", on Saturday (Feb,2) spoke more than a thousand words! While the CTG is busy dismantling the hutments of poor slum dwellers, and eliminating their humble sources
 arrow Welfare state
In recent weeks after the caretaker government has come to power we have seen the eviction of many slum dwellers along with other businesses who have occupied plots of lands illegally.
 arrow Give them time
Only a few days have passed after the caretaker government found all the Advisers; we read the impatience in the tone of our political parties. The parties want the caretaker govt.
 arrow Freedom of press in Bangladesh
I am a regular reader of The Daily Star from the first day of its publication.
Star Chittagongarrow Panchlaish remains uncared for
Scarcity of water, poor condition of roads, irregular power supply and lack of drainage system are plaguing Panchlaish Ward in the port city.
 arrow Ctg reels under power crisis
Chittagong is reeling under acute power crisis as most of the plants here have suspended generation of power due to sharp fall of water level at Kaptai Lake and poor supply of gas for the last three weeks.
Star Cityarrow Toxic wastes threaten groundwater
Dhaka city's groundwater risks being seriously contaminated by massive amounts of untreated toxic waste from tanneries, hospitals, pharmaceuticals, chemical and dyeing factories, experts warned.
 arrow The tangle of warranty
Warranties on consumer goods remain a delusion for thousands of consumers who are allured into the web of deception woven by the retailers.
 arrow Misuse of car park space
Shopping mall owners in the city are violating existing parking space rules by charging for its usage, a facility they are supposed to provide for their customers for free.
 arrow Powerful quarters prevail over eviction drive
Although there is a non-partisan caretaker government at the helm and it is boldly evicting illegal encroachers -- a task that partisan elected governments failed to accomplish, Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha
 arrow Purbachal

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