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Front Pagearrow Property of 15 to be confiscated
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will send a list of 15 graft suspects to the government in a day or two to initiate the process of confiscating their properties as they failed to submit wealthstatements
 arrow No specific timeframe for polls right now
Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed yesterday said it is not yet possible to give a specific timeframe for elections as reforms are still being carried out for free, fair and credible polls.
 arrow Ex-BNP MP held in Srimangal
The army-led joint forces yesterday arrested former BNP lawmaker from Moulvibazar 4 (Srimangal and Kamalganj) Shafiqur Rahman after raiding his house at Boruna village in Srimangal.
 arrow Ineligible company to get gas plant deal
Under the influence of a corrupt nexus, Sylhet Gas Field Company Ltd (SGFL) is set to sign early next month a Tk 113 crore highly technical gas processing plant installation deal with a disqualified Chinese
 arrow Croc pops up at Hoseni Dalan
Forest department officials rescued a saltwater crocodile from the pond of Hoseni Dalan at the city's Bakshibazar yesterday.
 arrow BNP, Jamaat men try to bury scam
Former lawmakers and local leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami and Bangladesh Jatiya Party (BJP-Naziur) in Satkhira are making frantic moves to conceal their misappropriated corrugated iron (CI) sheets meant for
 arrow Death toll climbs to 4
Rescuers recovered another body from the 11-storey BSEC Bhaban in Karwan Bazar yesterday, raising the death count to four while the investigators were yet to find out the cause of Monday's devastating
 arrow DU holds 43rd convocation today
The 43rd convocation of Dhaka University (DU) will be held today at the central playground of the university amid boycott decision of the pro-Awami League teachers and different student organisations.
 arrow EC not paying printing bill
The Election Commission (EC) Secretariat has stopped payment for the printing of the controversial updated voter list prepared for the suspended parliamentary elections scheduled for January 22.
 arrow Plan to double bank capital to Tk 200cr
The government is going to amend the Bank Company Act 1991 to bring changes in the definition of defaulted loan and double the existing amount of capital for commercial banks.
 arrow In such a mess...


 arrow Govt finally cancels unsolicited project
The government officially cancelled the unsolicited and Hawa Bhaban-backed bid for Meghnaghat phase three 450 megawatt power project that the alliance government had tried to award to an unknown US-Irish
 arrow BNP starts sending notices to leaders
BNP will take disciplinary actions against its leaders if a party initiated investigation proves their culpability in misappropriation of government relief materials in the last five years.
 arrow Falu's petition for bail turned down again
A Dhaka court yesterday again rejected a bail petition of detained former BNP lawmaker and businessman Mosaddek Ali Falu in a criminal case filed in connection with misappropriating government reliefmaterials.
 arrow Criminal case filed against ex-minister Mosharraf
A lawyer yesterday filed a criminal case against former health minister Khandakar Mosharraf Hossain and 28 others accusing them of looting a business house about six years ago.
 arrow EC not paying printing bill
The Election Commission (EC) Secretariat has stopped payment for the printing of the controversial updated voter list prepared for the suspended parliamentary elections scheduled for January 22.
 arrow Rejoinder, our reply
Former energy adviser to the caretaker government Maj Gen (retd) Ruhul Alam Chowdhury in a statement to The Daily Star categorically denied responsibility for approving three licences for mining and minerals
 arrow Tapan says govt not helping Prof Yunus into power
Power and Energy Adviser Tapan Chowdhury yesterday dismissed the rumour that the caretaker government is favouring Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus in order to bring him to power.
 arrow Why detention of Babul won't be declared illegal
The High Court (HC) yesterday issued a rule upon the government to explain why the detention order against Jamuna Group Chairman Nurul Islam Babul should not be declared illegal.
 arrow HC stays SI recruitment for a month
The High Court (HC) yesterday stayed for a month the recruitment process of police sub-inspectors (SIs) through the February 22 advertisement.
 arrow Ctg mayor, three others sued for cutting hill illegally
Mayor Mohiuddin Chowdhury and three senior officials of Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) were accused in a criminal case filed with the CMM's Court yesterday.
 arrow DCC bulldozes...


 arrow Army chief for continued campaign against graft
Army Chief Lt Gen Moeen U Ahmed yesterday called for carrying on the current campaign against terrors, corrupt people and relief plunderers.
 arrow Cheney unhurt after Afghan suicide blast
A suicide bomber attacked the entrance to the main US military base in Afghanistan yesterday during a visit by Vice President Dick Cheney, killing at least 14 people and wounding a dozen more.
 arrow Diplomats hurt in Lanka attack
The Italian and US Ambassadors to Sri Lanka were slightly injured yesterday when Tamil Tiger rebels shelled a delegation of diplomats led by the island's human rights minister, officials said.
Businessarrow Balance of payment surplus reaches $347m in Jul-Dec
Despite slow foreign direct investment (FDI) and foreign aid, the country's overall balance of payment (BoP) surplus reached $347million in the first six months of the current fiscal, thanks to continued
 arrow Politically affiliated people should not be bank directors
Politically affiliated people and those without banking experience should not be allowed to become directors of a bank, the former head of Pakistan's central bank said during a visit to Dhaka.
 arrow Kitchen product maker to reach 80pc capacity by June
Golden Son Limited, a Bangladesh-Taiwan joint venture that manufactures non-electrical cooker, hotpot and food warmer, will utilise its 70 to 80 percent production capacity by June this year using a fund
 arrow Coal mines may be leased to foreign firms after policy formulation in March: Tapan
Formulation of the coal policy will be finalised within March and then the caretaker government will consider leasing out the country's coal mines to foreign companies.
 arrow CSE trade from Dhaka, Sylhet resumes
Share trading on Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) from its Dhaka and Sylhet offices resumed yesterday after Monday's devastating fire at a Karwan Bazar high rise halted trading.
 arrow EU sees improvement in WTO talks between major economies
Negotiating relationships between major economic powers have improved in recent weeks as they attempt to reach a breakthrough in World Trade Organisation talks, European Union trade commissioner Peter
 arrow Anwar-Ul-Alam made BGMEA president
Anwar-Ul-Alam Chowdhury Parvez was elected BGMEA president yesterday in direct balloting by its 27 newly elected directors.
 arrow Bangladesh Bank, IIDFC sign deal
Industrial and Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited (IIDFC) is now eligible to participate in the Investment Promotion Financing Facility (IPFF), says a press release.
 arrow Venezuela to seize foreign oil projects
President Hugo Chavez ordered by decree on Monday the takeover of oil projects run by foreign oil companies in Venezuela's Orinoco River region.
 arrow Low farm growth may slow India economy
A drop in farm output will lead to a dip in economic growth in India for the fiscal third quarter as compared to a record-setting pace set in the first half of the year, analysts say.
 arrow Italy needs 300,000 workers a year
The Italian economy needs between 250,000 and 300,000 new immigrants a year to maintain its high quality products and services, Welfare Minister Paolo Ferrero said Monday.
 arrow StanChart profits leap 17pc in 2006
Standard Chartered, the Britain-based emerging markets bank, reported on Tuesday that 2006 net profits soared by almost one fifth, helped by strong economic growth in its key Asian markets.
 arrow Currency


Sportsarrow Cricket: Ctg scale new height
Chittagong achieved a milestone in Bangla-desh first-class history by reaching 600 runs in an innings on the second day of the eighth round Ispahani Mirzapore Tea 8th National Cricket League at the Chittagong
 arrow Football: B.League TV rights Channel i's
Channel i will telecast at least 40 matches live of the B. League including the Abahani-Muktijoddha opening match on March 2 in Dhaka.
 arrow West Bengal on top
Bangladesh finished behind West Bengal in the first Indo-Bangla Games at completion of all competitions here yesterday.
 arrow Cricket: 1983: Surprise! surprise!!
The third World Cup, the last to be sponsored by the Prudential Assurance Company, began in England with two fine surprises, when India beat West Indies and newcomers Zimbabwe upset Australia in the opening
 arrow Cricket: Razzaq blow for Pakistan
Injury-hit Pakistan suffered a fresh World Cup blow Tuesday when all-rounder Abdul Razzaq was ruled out for three weeks with a fractured knee.
 arrow Cricket: A man on a mission
Sourav Gan-guly was the most ignored man of Indian cricket last year, but has now become the key to his team's campaign in the World Cup tournament in the Caribbean.
 arrow Cricket: Bashar awaits tough Canada
Bangladesh captain Habibul Bashar is happy with his side's overall performance in the eight-wicket win over Bermuda in the World Cup warm-up tri-series match on Sunday but reckons Canada, their opponent
 arrow Cricket: Four called up for one-dayers
Four players have been called up to the Bangladesh A side that play three one-day matches against visiting England A that begins at the Shaheed Chandu Stadium in Bogra on March 7.
 arrow Cricket: BKSP, Rupali keep winning
BKSP continued their brilliant start in the Kai-Altech First Division Cricket League when they dismantled Uttara Sporting Club by seven wickets at the City Club ground yesterday.
 arrow Cricket: Zakir slams double ton
Zakir slammed the first double-century of the season in school cricket as Kalindi High School dumped Bangladesh International School at the Kalindi Club ground yesterday.
 arrow Local Snippets
Islamic Studies student Mohammad Touhidul Islam Khan became champion while international relations student Mohammad Asad Nur came out runner-up in the annual sports competition of AF Rahman Hall at the
 arrow Cricket: Stage again set for Sachin
If there is an Indian batsman whose temporary lapse in form can spark a heated debate across the country, he is Sachin Tendulkar. And he himself is responsible for it.
 arrow Cricket: Imran issues Warne-ing
Australia should have talked Shane Warne out of retirement and included him in their World Cup squad, former Pakistan captain Imran Khan has said on Tuesday.
 arrow Cricket: Yousuf's baptism by WC
Mohammad Yousuf may be high in the world's Test batting rankings, but the World Cup will prove whether or not he can translate his form into the one-day arena and help Pakistan lift the trophy.
 arrow Cricket: Inzy's eyes Tugga feat
Many believed Inzamamul Haq's career was over in 2003, but now he is not only leading Pakistan's challenge in the Caribbean but also seeks a Steve Waugh-style Cup swansong.
 arrow Football: Inter go for 18th
Inter Milan host Udinese at the San Siro on Wednesday where the runaway Serie A leaders will be looking to extend their record run of consecutive league wins to 18 matches.
 arrow Football: Terry can't recall injury
John Terry said Monday he has no memory of the sickening head injury that saw him carried off on a stretcher during Chelsea's 2-1 League Cup Final win against London rivals Arsenal.
 arrow Football: 'United are just lucky'
Jose Mourinho has claimed Manchester United have been fortunate in carving out a nine-point Premiership lead and believes "everything is on their side" in terms of lucky breaks in the title race.
 arrow Football: Lille continue goal appeal
Lille, whose protest against Manchester United's controversial Champions League winning goal was thrown out by UEFA last week, announced Monday that they intend to appeal the decision.
 arrow Football: Jose wants more silverware
Jose Mourinho's five-finger salute following Chelsea's 2-1 League Cup final defeat of Arsenal appears to have further notified the club of his intention to stay on as manager.
 arrow Chess: Rajib still unbeaten
Enamul Hossain Rajib remained unbeaten in the Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament when the Bangladeshi International Master defeated compatriot FIDE Master Abu Sufian Shakil in the third round at
 arrow Cricket: Canada bring more misery for Bermuda
Man-of-the-match Abdool Samad smashed 83 off 86 balls to lead Canada to a three-wicket win over Bermuda in the tri-series tournament on Monday.
 arrow Tennis: Effortless win for Bangladesh
Bangladesh put behind the frustration of losing their opener to Pakistan when the hosts blanked Jordan 3-0 in the second round match of the Junior Davis Cup Asia/Oceania zone yesterday.
 arrow Table Tennis: Ansars new men's champs
Bangladesh Ansar dethroned Bangladesh Biman as national men's team champions with a 3-1 win in the final of the Palolic 28th National Table Tennis Championships yesterday.
 arrow Cricket: Noble Akram
Former Pakistan great Wasim Akram said Monday he was setting up an organisation to spread public awareness about diabetes and how patients should counter it.
 arrow Football: Nesta eyes Milan comeback
AC Milan received a welcome boost on Tuesday when injury-plagued Italy international Alessandro Nesta said he expected to return to action in three weeks.
 arrow Football: Hiddink a tax fraud
Former South Korea and Australia coach Guus Hiddink escaped a prison term but was found guilty of tax fraud and handed a fine and suspended sentence here on Tuesday.
 arrow Football: Emphatic win for Benfica
Benfica closed to within four points of Portuguese Premier League leaders Porto with a 3-1 win over Pacos Ferreira on Monday.
 arrow Football: Gunners face Rovers test
Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal face a huge challenge as they try to avoid their second Cup upset in a week.
 arrow Football: Jol singing Berbatov praises
It says much about the impact Dimitar Berbatov has made at White Hart Lane that on an afternoon when Tottenham Hotspur demolished Bolton Wanderers 4-1 and Arsenal were beaten in the Carling Cup finalby
 arrow Football: Liverpool confirm Voronin capture
Ukrainian star Andriy Voronin has signed for English Premiership giants Liverpool on a four year contract the club announced on Monday.
 arrow Football: Fiorentina sign Lupoli
Fiorentina have signed Italy under-21 international Arturo Lupoli from English Premiership side Arsenal on a five-year contract, the Serie A club confirmed on Monday.
 arrow Football: Kachkar close to OM purchase
Jack Kachkar's bid to buy French footballing giants Marseille is in the process of being finalised, a spokesman for the Canadian businessman confirmed on Monday. "An agreement is being finalised.
 arrow Football: Santa Cruz wants out
Bayern Munich striker Roque Santa Cruz has pleaded for a club in England or Spain to rescue him from the frustration of sitting on the German champions' substitutes bench.
 arrow Football: Nakamura breaks hand
Celtic's Shunsuke Nakamura has broken a bone in his left hand, the club's official website said Monday.
 arrow Football: Own goal propels Juve
Juventus remain on course for a swift return to Serie A after winning 1-0 at Modena on Monday.
 arrow Football: Bentley signs Rovers deal
David Bentley has been rewarded for his outstanding form for Blackburn this season with a new contract that ties him to the club until 2011.
 arrow Football: Spurs appeal Keane card
Tottenham appealed to the Football Association on Monday against the red card issued to Robbie Keane in their 4-1 Premiership win over Bolton at White Hart Lane.
Metropolitanarrow Army captain, two others get death
Rajshahi speedy trial tribunal yesterday sentenced three people, including an army captain, to death for killing businessman Iffat Bin Mahbub of Rangpur.
 arrow 100km beach walk from Mar 23 to 26
With a view to building a healthy, active and energetic nation and showcasing the beauty of world's largest sea beach, a 100km long beach walk is going to be held in the country.
 arrow Call to bring structural reforms to PSC
Civil society members yesterday demanded structural reforms in the Public Service Commission (PSC) and formation of a supreme judicial council to investigate the allegations against its chairman and members.
 arrow Court asks Inqilab editor to appear before it on May 8
A Dhaka court yesterday asked the Inqilab editor and one of its reporters to appear before it on May 8 after BMA President Dr MA Hadi filed a defamation case for running a news item.
 arrow bracNet launches sale of celebrity memorabilia to raise funds
bracNet, one of the largest Internet Service Provider (ISP) of the country, yesterday launched a month-long initiative bringing celebrities and masses together to raise funds by selling celebrity memorabilia.
 arrow Hasina visits fire victims
Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina yesterday said those who built different business houses through corruption might have set fire to Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation (BSEC) Bhabanat
 arrow Shaheed Selim Delwar Day today
Today is Shaheed Salim-Delwar Day.
 arrow Malaysia keen to help
Malaysia is interested to provide assistance for construction of the 2nd Dhaka-Chittagong highway on the basis of build, operate and transfer (BOT).
 arrow 2 Biman MDs go on voluntary retirement
The managing directors of Airport Services and Project and Works of Biman Bangladesh Airlines yesterday went on voluntary retirement.
 arrow Saleemul Huq gets Burtoni Award
A Bangladeshi scientist, who is the head of the Climate Change Group at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) based in London, has been awarded prestigious Burtoni Award for
Nationalarrow From grocer to millionaire
The party in power came as a magic lamp for once grocer and former Shibir activist Mirza Haider Ali.
 arrow Ex-JP MP Mondol among 59 sued for land grabbing in Rangpur
The Mithapukur Range of Forest Department has filed a case against former Jatiya Party (JP) lawmaker Noor Mohammad Mondol and 58 others including a local BNP leader and Union Parishad (UP) for grabbing
 arrow Jamuna, Zia urea factories silent again
Jamuna Fertiliser Factory (JFF) in Jamalpur and Zia Fertilizer (ZF) in Ashuganj, the two major producers of urea fertiliser, are silent again.
 arrow Press conference of victim's family attacked
Criminals accused in a murder case yesterday attacked a press conference being addressed by the victim's family demanding arrest of the killers.
 arrow 'Grand alliance' candidates sweep Barisal bar polls
The panel of Sammilito Ainjibi Samonnoya Parishad (SASP), supported by the Awami League-led 'grand alliance', swept Barisal District Bar Association election held on Monday.
Point-Counterpointarrow Mr. Mukherjee comes to Dhaka
India's Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee is no stranger to Bangladesh. He visited Bangladesh a few times in the past.
 arrow Is Dhaka the victim of the first city bias?
Development economics argues that in many developing countries the first, or the largest, city receives a disproportionately large share of public investment compared to the other small towns of the country.
 arrow Pakistan in trouble
The developments of the last fortnight can be seen as a sort of balance sheet reflecting the strengths and weaknesses of the Pakistani state.
 arrow The elusive Quds Force
The Iranian Special Operations unit called the Quds Force has for years been accused, with or without evidence, of assassinations and terrorist attacks as far away as Argentina.
Culturearrow 'Alkap gaan': Family tales narrated through music, dance and dialogue
Alkap gaan, a regional folk performance in northern Bangladesh and some parts of West Bengal, India, is a composite performance comprising acting, dancing, singing and recitation.
 arrow Feast of love songs by Miles
Dhaka's music lovers were in for some entertainment at an unplugged concert titled Romance Unplugged at the Radisson Water Garden Hotel recently.
 arrow Kokborok, Chakma and Marma alphabet charts launched in Khagrachhari
Speakers at a recent meeting emphasised the importance of purveying primary level education in the students' own languages.
 arrow 'Swapnil Agami': New drama serial for adolescents on BTV
BTV will telecast a new 52-episode educational drama serial, titled Swapnil Agami, highlighting adolescents and their issues every Wednesday at 4.00 pm.
 arrow Bones of Jesus...


 arrow Francis Ford Coppola returns
After a decade away from the camera, Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola is back with a vengeance. He's back with a couple of independent dramas anyway.
Generalarrow Overloading causes 56pc accidents
Fifty-six percent of accidents on the country's waterways are caused by overloading, a report of World Bank (WB) revealed yesterday.
 arrow Free Friday clinic in Nilphamari
Shishu Kalyan Kendra, a non-government organisation of Nilphamari, organised a free Friday clinic on the premises of Jadurhat High School at Sadar thana.
 arrow New blood bank opens in Khulna
Khulna Shishu Hospital (KSH) has opened a blood bank equipped with modern amenities. City Mayor Sheikh Tayebur Rahman will formally inaugurate the blood bank tomorrow.
 arrow Army contingent leaves for Liberia
A team of Bangladesh Army led by Brigadier General Mohammad Monowar Hossain, left Dhaka on Monday night for Liberia to join the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission, the UNMIL, by a chartered plane.
Internationalarrow 'Loud boom' sent me to bunker, says Cheney
US Vice President Dick Cheney said the suicide bombing at the gate of a US air base he was visiting in Afghanistan on Tuesday made a "loud boom" and drove him briefly into a bomb shelter.
 arrow Iran won't halt N-work, snubs big powers
Iran said yesterday it would never suspend uranium enrichment as demanded by the West, a day after world powers agreed to work on a new UN resolution to pressure Tehran to back down over its nuclear programme.
 arrow Congress suffers defeat in 2 state election
India's ruling Congress was yesterday voted out of power in two key northern states of Punjab and Uttarakhand.
 arrow UN envoy for Nepal predicts tough polls
The chief UN envoy to Nepal said Monday there are a number of technical and political obstacles facing the country ahead of anticipated elections in mid-June.
 arrow Documentary claims discovery of tomb of Jesus, wife and son
A documentary by "Titanic" director James Cameron claims to have found the burial site of the biblical Jesus and his alleged wife and son in an ancient family cemetery in Jerusalem.
 arrow Britain doesn't see talks with Taliban for now
Britain does not foresee any chance of dialogue with Taliban leaders running an insurgency in Afghanistan, Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett said in Pakistan yesterday.
 arrow Iraq bombings kill 22
At least 22 people were killed in Iraq on Tuesday in a spate of mortar and bomb attacks, including one on a popular central Baghdad eatery at lunchtime, security officials said.
 arrow Democracy 100 years away, says China PM
Communist leaders have no plans to allow democracy in the near future because they must focus on economic development before political reform, China's No 3 leader said in comments published Tuesday.
Editorialarrow Editorial: Coping with disaster
Professor Jamilur Reza Chowdhury has been voicing some very common public concerns regarding safety factors in and around buildings.
 arrow Editorial: The BSEC fire
The sudden fire at BSEC Bhaban has given us a jolt, although the loss of lives due to the incident was by far at its minimum compared to similar incidents in the past.
 arrow Shafiullah, August 1975 and all our questions
General K.M. Shafiullah has been reminiscing about the tragedy that overtook Bangladesh in August 1975.
 arrow Power saving in Bangladesh: A short-term solution
I have read with a great deal of interest the report on the roundtable discussion, regarding the power shortage in Bangladesh, held by The Daily Star on February 17.
 arrow Middle East: Questions without answers
Just what is the US after in the Middle East is the question that occurs and reoccurs. It invaded Iraq against international public opinion.
Letters to Editorarrow Drive them away
Rotten wheat, spurious medicines, and fake doctors--the list is rather long and shocking.
 arrow Response to Dr. Yunus
At the outset, I would like to congratulate you for your outstanding achievement. Indeed, you have made us proud by winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
 arrow Micro-credit and high interest rate
Since the inception of micro-credit programme by Grameen Bank and later by many NGOs the higher lending interest rate of micro-finance has come under scrutiny.
 arrow Urdu in West Bengal
Urdu is widely spoken and loved in India, irrespective of religions and regions. Urdu speaking population in India is in fact a scattered nation by itself.
 arrow War against corruption
The reconstituted caretaker government led by Dr. Fakhruddin Ahmed has declared war against corruption since its very inception.
 arrow SSF protection for Hasina and Khaleda
The interim government has withdrawn the Special Security Force (SSF) deployed for the security of the heads of the two major political parties.
 arrow Man bashing?
Of late TV channels in some countries have been showing video footage portraying the head of the family as a tyrant/monster torturing his wife almost on no ground, that too in front of the innocentchildren
 arrow Protect the minorities
My concern has been aggravated very recently in the midst of chores of optimistic efforts taken by the present caretaker government.
 arrow Hasina's comment on Yunnus
Sheikh Hasina demonstrated her lack of understanding (if I am permitted to say so) of the banking sector as well as the past politics of bribery in making the sweeping and derogatory statement against
Star Chittagongarrow Frozen food exporters see a ray of hope
Frozen food exporters urge the caretaker government (CG) for allocating khas land in coastal areas to the shrimp cultivators as per 1993 decision of the government to help flourish the sector.
 arrow Dirty clothes aggravate suffering of CMCH patients
Used and dirty clothes have been stockpiled at the CMCH stores for the last several weeks due to damage in laundry equipment, aggravating sufferings of the patients.
 arrow Tobacco cultivation...


Star Cityarrow Fire service too poorly equipped
TTL (Turntable Ladder), a special ladder of fire service was the most effective fire fighting and rescue equipment of fire service during the inferno in the 11- storey Bangladesh Steel and Engineering
 arrow Illegal parking chokes Gulshan roads
Despite the ongoing government drive to free the illegally occupied footpaths, buildings and land, many of the city's big commercial establishments continue to create traffic congestion by allowing illegal
 arrow DCC sleeps over arches
The season of rainstorms and monsoon is just around the corner, but Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) is yet to dismantle hundreds of illegal and hazardous arch signboards over almost every intersection in
 arrow DCC fails to widen narrow streets
DCC's effort to widen narrow alleys crisscrossing the residential areas of Dhaka city so far received poor response from landowners.
 arrow Fire stations...


 
   
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