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Front Pagearrow Inflation climbs on food price hike
After a steady decline for three consecutive months, inflation rate rose by 1.34 percentage points in February because of continuous hike of food prices.
 arrow Bangladesh party on Protea conquest
Incredible and unbelievable were the most used words as the country erupted into frenzied celebration moments after the Tigers stamped a fascinating 67-run win against South Africa on Sunday.
 arrow Complaint against Rajshahi mayor
A complaint was lodged yesterday against four people including Rajshahi City Corporation Mayor Mizanur Rahman Minu and former post and telecommunications minister barrister Aminul Huq accusing them of
 arrow EC to launch pilot project in month
The Election Commission (EC) has now decided to launch a pilot project to study the feasibility of its much-talked project for simultaneously preparing a voter list with photographs and national identity
 arrow Ex-health minister Mosharraf sued for extortion
Former health minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain and six others were sued yesterday for extorting Tk 15,000 and demanding Tk 50,000 more from an activist of Awami League (AL).
 arrow Dhaka to hand Delhi zero-duty item list
Bangladesh will hand over a list of its products for zero-duty access to the Indian market following the Indian prime minister's assurance in this regard, Foreign Affairs Adviser Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury
 arrow Nexus of DU officials, coaching centres suspected
The committee formed to investigate fake admissions at Dhaka University (DU) suspects that many students cheated their way to admission with the help of a number of unscrupulous coaching centres.
 arrow Free national commission sought for biotechnology
Experts at a conference yesterday made recommendations to the government that an independent national commission for biotechnology be established and the existing biotechnology policy reviewed to facilitate
 arrow Pietersen keeps England alive
A 140-run partnership for the third wicket between Ian Bell and Kevin Pietersen kept England's hopes alive to post a challenging total against world champions Australia in their Cricket World Cup Super
 arrow National Immunisation Day

 arrow Fare of CNG 3-wheelers to go up from May
The government has decided to raise the fare for CNG three-wheelers, with effect from May 1.
 arrow Arrest warrant against Joynal Hazari
The Special Judge's Court here yesterday issued warrant of arrest against Joynal Hazari, former lawmaker of Awami League, upon a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for failure to submit
 arrow ACC chief starts countrywide views exchange today
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Lt Gen (retd) Hasan Mashhud Chowdhury begins today a countrywide visit to exchange views with the people.
 arrow Duta protests Mainul's remarks on teachers
Dhaka University Teachers' Association (Duta) has strongly protested the recent remarks on the university teachers by Law Adviser Barrister Mainul Hosein, terming those "objectionable.
 arrow 1,000 chickens die of bird flu in Noakhali
A poultry farm infected with avian influenza was detected in Companiganj upazila of Noakhali yesterday.
 arrow Nor'wester kills 3 in 2 districts
Nor'westers in different parts of greater Mymensingh on Saturday night and yesterday killed three people and left 53 others injured.
 arrow Muggers loot Tk 16 lakh from fast food shop
Armed muggers snatched Tk 16.22 lakh at a fast food restaurant at Uttara in the capital yesterday firing several shots that left one injured.
 arrow US, UK want early credible election
The United States and the United Kingdom yesterday suggested fixing a clear-cut election timetable for holding early and credible elections in Bangladesh.
 arrow Govt extends time for open market sale of rice
The government has decided to extend the time limit of selling rice under Open Market Sale programme up to April 24 from April 19 because of its impact on the market.
 arrow BSF kills farmer
Border Security Force (BSF) of India gunned down a Bangladeshi farmer on Dharmagarh border under Ranishankoil upazila of Thakurgaon district yesterday morning.
 arrow Mirza Abbas sentback to jail after medical check-up
Detained former public works minister Mirza Abbas was taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital yesterday for some diagnostic tests as his physical condition deteriorated.
 arrow Easter Sunday

 arrow 8-yr-old boy sent to jail on rape charge
A Chittagong court yesterday sent an eight-year-old boy to jail after he was charged with raping a five-year-old girl in the port city.
 arrow Bus owners' leader shot dead
A leader of transport owners' and workers' association was shot dead and a housewife was bullet-hit in separate incidents in the capital yesterday.
 arrow 6 Nato soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Six Nato soldiers were killed yesterday by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the deadliest single attack on Nato forces in the country this year.
 arrow Indian FM injured in car crash
Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee, a longtime stalwart of the ruling Congress Party, arrived in New Delhi in a special Indian Air Force plane after being seriously injured when a truck slammedinto
 arrow Iraq attack kills 23
At least 23 people were killed in Iraq on Sunday where violence showed no let-up four years after the ouster of Saddam Hussein, except for a drop in execution-type killings in the capital patrolled by
 arrow Iraq premier barred from Iran airspace
Iran refused to allow the Iraqi prime minister to fly across its airspace as he was travelling to Tokyo, members of the delegation travelling with Nouri al-Maliki told The Associated Press early Sunday.
 arrow Pope sees 'nothing positive' from Iraq
In an Easter litany of the world's suffering, Pope Benedict XVI lamented that "nothing positive" is happening in Iraq and decried the unrest in Afghanistan and bloodshed in Africa and Asia.
Businessarrow Bangladesh lacks capacity to analyse FDI proposals
Bangladesh lacks the capacity to analyse foreign investment proposals and participate fully in international trade negotiations, deficiencies that weaken its ability to profit from globalisation, said
 arrow All products must be marked with max retail price
The caretaker government made it mandatory for the manufacturing companies to mention maximum retail price (MRP) on all consumer and industrial products as drives for streamlining the disorderly market
 arrow Economic zones in greater Rangpur, Dinajpur soon
Executive Chairman of the Bangladesh Board of Investment (BoI) Nazrul Islam has said there are great potentialities for massive and multi-sectoral industrialisation in greater Rangpur and Dinajpur districts.
 arrow Finance chiefs to survey robust global economy
Global financial chiefs gather in Washington this week to take stock of a world economy that appears to be shrugging off a housing-led slowdown in the United States.
 arrow ROK-US trade deal puts squeeze on Asian rivals
Asian countries are under increased pressure to hammer out bilateral free-trade agreements following South Korea's deal with the United States and as global trade talks falter, analysts say.
 arrow Bring income of political parties under tax net
Jatiya Kar Ainjibi Samity (JKAS) yesterday urged the government to incorporate a provision in the next national budget to bring the income of political parties and religious leaders under tax net.
 arrow Emirates re-brands its travel service as EmQuest
EmQuest, the re-branded travel services provider for the Emirates Group, previously known as Galileo Emirates, recently unveiled its new brand identity, said a press release.
 arrow 'Shock therapy' to slow India's economy"
Aggressive anti-inflation moves by India's central bank will slow scorching economic growth but are unlikely to result in a "hard landing," economists say.
 arrow China to ban more export products
China will ban processing trade in more categories of chemical and resource products in the latest move to restrict the export of resource-intensive products and to balance trade.
 arrow BAT's new head of brand marketing
Shehzad Munim has joined British American Tobacco Bangladesh (BAT) as its new head of brand marketing.
 arrow Major trade players meet for make-or-break Doha talks
India and other key trading powers will meet here this week for potentially make-or-break talks to end a deadlock in the Doha Round of global trade negotiations.
 arrow Asian business still far from being self-reliant
Asia may be the world's fastest growing region and biggest market with booming regional trade and plentiful foreign reserves, but it is still far from being self-reliant, experts say.
 arrow Japan, China to agree on farm, environment
Japan will offer China help to curb greenhouse gas and Beijing will agree to resume importing Japanese rice when China's premier pays a landmark visit here this week, reports said Sunday.
Sportsarrow Cricket: Oh, Ashraful we knew it
After the spirited celebrations on March 26 when Bangladesh qualified for World Cup's second stage, the country's cricket crazy fans suddenly plunged into a sombre mood, having watched the Tigers' meek
 arrow Cricket: Bashar points at semis
Bangladesh captain Habibul Bashar has said his team are also in contention for a semifinal berth in the World Cup after posting a shock victory over top-ranked South Africa here.
 arrow Cricket: Ash feels great
Stylish batsman Moha-mmad Ash-raful finally bridged the gap between potential and performance with his brisk half-century in Bangladesh's shock win over South Africa in the World Cup.
 arrow Cricket: 'They took it with both hands'
Graeme Smith hopes new surroundings in Grenada and a more positive approach will help South Africa bounce back from their embarrassing World Cup defeat to Bangladesh.
 arrow Cricket: Bob tests may take 2 months
The investigations into Bob Woolmer's murder have suffered a setback with the police revealing that they may have to wait for another two months to get the toxicology reports of the Pakistan coach.
 arrow Cricket: 'We've made history'
Bangladesh captain Habi-bul Bashar hailed his country's stunning 67-run victory over world number one South Africa on Saturday as the team's greatest ever triumph.
 arrow Cricket: Great memories
NOT FAST ENOUGH: (top left) veteran Bangladesh spinner Mohammad Rafique takes down the stumps as South Africa batsman Ashwell Prince falls short of his crease.
 arrow Cricket: Proteas vilified at home
South Africa's crushing defeat against Bangladesh in the World Cup was greeted with derision back home Sunday, with former players slamming the team's complacency and one-dimensional pace attack.
 arrow Cricket: Insult to injury
The International Cricket Council (ICC) match referee Chris Broad rubbed salt in South Africa's wounds by handing them a fine for a slow over-rate fine during their 67-run defeat against Bangladesh here
 arrow Football: Title race opens up
Manchester United's hold on the top on the Premier-ship crumbled Saturday as their defeat at Portsmouth blew open the title race and left Chelsea breathing down their necks.
 arrow Local Snippets
With his win over FM Aminul Islam in the sixth round of the 33 rd National Chess Championship yesterday, IM Abdullah Al Rakib maintained his solo lead.
 arrow Cricket: Irish await daunting task
The focus may have been on defending champions Australia in the ongoing World Cup, but New Zealand are silently emerging a major threat with their clinical performances.
 arrow Cricket: Best-trained side: Flemo
Stephen Fleming could complete a century of wins as New Zealand skipper over the next eleven days and take a huge step towards a first-ever World Cup title at the same time.
 arrow Cricket: Dravid eases conflict
Rahul Dravid, captain of the Indian team, has said that it was not correct to "project this whole issue (endorsements) as a conflict of commercial interests of the players and the BCCI," in a releasesent
 arrow Cricket: Ireland given more money
Ireland's World Cup cricketers have received a donation of more than 100,000 pounds from a prominent businessman to help ease their financial burden.
 arrow Cricket: Organisers tone down
World Cup organisers, widely accused of pricing local fans out of the tournament and for stifling atmosphere inside the grounds, have been forced into an embarrassing climbdown.
 arrow Cricket: Agents, sponsors up against BCCI
Miffed at the BCCI's decision to curtail players' endorsements, the business managers of cricketers are planning to get united and also rope in the major sponsors of the national team to consolidate their
 arrow Football: Barca falter at wrong hour
Real Zaragoza blew the Spanish title race wide open with a 1-0 home win over reigning champions Barcelona on Saturday, the only goal of the game coming from Argentine sharpshooter Diego Milito.
 arrow Football: Rafa ruthless on PSV
Rafa Benitez said he will not be resting any players in Liverpool's Champions League clash with PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday.
 arrow Football: Inter go cold
Inter Milan's 11-match winning run away from home came to a halt at Reggina on Saturday when Roberto Mancini's Italian league leaders could only manage a 0-0 draw.
 arrow Football: Schalke in cruise control
Gerald Asamoah marked his full return from injury with a goal to help Schalke 04 tighten their grip on the Bundesliga with a 2-0 home win against tailenders Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday.
 arrow Football: Barca legend Gonzalvo dies
Mariano Gonzalvo, one of the stars of Spanish giants Barcelona in the 1940s and 50s, has died at the age of 84, the club said on Sunday.
 arrow Football: 1860's novel idea
German second division club 1860 Munich have come up with a novel way of raising funds to strengthen their playing squad.
 arrow Football: Spurs fans released
The seven Tottenham Hotspur fans arrested after Thursday's UEFA Cup match between Sevilla and the London side have been released, confirmed a police spokesman here Saturday.
Metropolitanarrow Make local govt focal point of all dev activities
Speakers at a discussion yesterday said local government institutions should be the focal point of all development activities.
 arrow Security to be tightened on Pahela Baishakh
The authorities have decided to tighten security for smooth celebration of 'Pahela Baishakh', first day of the Bengali new year-1414. The Pahela Baishakh falls on April 14.
 arrow TIB welcomes Saarc stand on corruption
Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has welcomed the recognition of and determination to fight corruption at the recently concluded Saarc Summit in New Delhi, says a press release.
 arrow Woman dy secy detained on charge of taking promotion through bribery
Joint forces yesterday detained a deputy secretary on charge of taking promotion through bribery and placing fake documents.
 arrow Inscribing MRP mandatory from next Jan
Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institute (BSTI) will make it mandatory to inscribe maximum retail price (MRP) on every consumer product from January next year.
 arrow Care lauded for promoting women's economic empowerment
Proper opportunities, capacity-building training and commitment can enhance managerial capacities of female staff, contribute to gender balance in organisations and promote equity and diversity in a male-dominated
 arrow Sacked SIs demand reinstatement
Twenty-one sub-inspectors, who were sacked at the eleventh hour of their one-year training on November 2004, yesterday alleged that they were sacked on political ground and demanded a neutral investigation
 arrow New air chief adorned with rank of air vice marshal
Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Moeen U Ahmed and Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Sarwar Jahan Nizam adorned new Chief of the Air Staff Air Commodore Shah Md Ziaur Rahman with the rank of air
 arrow 11 complaint centres to be set up in city
The government has decided to set up 11 complaint centres at Secretariat and in different zones of Dhaka Wasa for emergency water supply to crisis-prone areas this summer.
 arrow Shops, markets to remain open until 10:00pm on Pahela Baishakh
All shops and markets will remain open until 10:00pm on Pahela Baishakh, the Bangla New Year's Day, to facilitate the celebrations of 'Halkhata'.
 arrow Azam Khan nominated SCC acting mayor
Ward Commissioner of ward no 27 of Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Azam Khan has been nominated as the acting mayor of the city.
 arrow Mongla BNP leader arrested
Joint forces in a drive on Saturday arrested Mongla Upazila BNP President Mridha Nazrul Islam and his nephew Zakir Hossain from their respective residences.
 arrow Dakop UZ AL leader arrested
Police arrested Golam Mostafa, joint secretary of Dakop upazila unit of Awami League, from a house near Dakop Police Station yesterday.
 arrow Prof Fazlul Halim's anniversary of death today
Today is the 10th death anniversary of Prof Fazlul Halim Chowdhury, former vice- chancellor of Dhaka University, says a press release.
 arrow 110MW power plant of KPS out of order
An 110MW power plant of Khulna Power Station (KPS) again went out of order yesterday due to a leakage in its boiler tube.
Nationalarrow Boro faces debacle in haors as sheaves bear no grains
Boro production will suffer a great setback in haor areas of Brahmanbaria, Netrakona, Habibanj and Sunamganj districts this year as sheaves do not bear grains.
 arrow List being made to oust grabbers of forestland in Rangamati
The Forest Department in Rangamati is preparing a list of alleged land grabbers to evict them from different government forests.
 arrow Jaundice spreading fast in Moulvibazar town
Jaundice is spreading alarmingly in the town and its adjoining areas in last four weeks.
 arrow Fishermen yet to get subsistence allowance
Poor and jobless fishermen did not receive subsistence money allotted for their survival during the seven-month ban on catching Jatka under the official Jatka Protection Programme.
 arrow HSTU VC resigns protesting corruption
Vice Chancellor of Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU) Md.
 arrow Fake doctor held in Rangamati
Kaptai police have arrested a fake MBBS doctor along with two aides and sealed his illegal vaccination centre.
 arrow LGED engineer suspended on corruption charge
A Sub-Assistant Engineer of Local government Engineering Department (LGED) in Sadullapur upazila was suspended for alleged corruption.
 arrow One killed in Jhenidah clash
One person was killed and 20 others were injured, two of them critically, in a clash over land at Karimpur village in Jhenidah Sadar upazila yesterday afternoon.
Point-Counterpointarrow Tigers pounce back
You've just come off two matches in which your batsmen have been careless and spluttered out sub-par totals, your bowling attack barely managed to scrape a single wicket, and in both games you've received
 arrow A ban on campus politics
We have it from the horse's mouth that the University grants commission (UGC) is drafting a law to ban student and teachers' politics at the public universities.
 arrow Student politics: Should we ban it?
Taking advantage of the current political regime, civil society leaders are offering various suggestions to the government for initiating numerous institutional reform packages.
Culturearrow Florence Nightingale of Dhaka
The premier show and VCD launching of the documentary on Dr Zohra Kazi was held on March 7 at the main auditorium, National Museum.
 arrow Theatre Festival by Oboyob Natya Dal begins
To mark its 10th anniversary, theatre troupe Oboyob Natya Dal has arranged a four-day theatre festival at the Experimental Theatre Stage.
 arrow Visiting artists from Canada
Patricia Brennan and Sheherezade Alam are two Canadian artists who recently came to Dhaka. The artists presented videos of their work at the Bengal Gallery and the Canadian Club.
 arrow 'No weirdness' for China's 'Idol' series
Tears, wild hair and unhealthy songs are banned when China's latest version of American Idol goes on air next month.
Generalarrow 420 juveniles still languish in jails
Around 420 accused juveniles are still languishing in various jails in the country.
 arrow KCC ignores adviser's directive
Khulna City Corporation (KCC) is yet to shift Rupsha bus stand from Rupsha ferryghat area to Sonadanga bus terminal despite a directive by LGRD Adviser Mohammad Anwarul Iqbal.
 arrow Muggers stab 3 students, snatch valuables at CU shuttle train
A gang of muggers snatched gold ornaments, seven cellular phone sets and cash leaving at least three students stabbed inside a compartment of Chittagong University (CU) shuttle train yesterday.
 arrow Heroin worth Tk 1cr seized in Jhenidah
Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) members recovered 880 grams of heroin worth around Tk one crore from a passenger bus at Jhenaidah bus stand yesterday afternoon. However, BDR failed to identify the peddler.
 arrow President goes to Bandarban today
President Iajuddin Ahmed will arrive here today on a daylong visit to the backwoods of the hill district, officials said. He will distribute relief materials among the distressed people during thetour.
Internationalarrow Pak tribals in talks to quell sectarian violence
Authorities have launched negotiations with tribal elders to quell the vicious sectarian violence in northwest Pakistan, which has left 40 people dead, officials said yesterday.
 arrow Israel has no plan to attack Syria: Olmert
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told a visiting group of US lawmakers to relay to Syria that Israel had no intention of attacking it, according to one of the participants on the trip, Rep Keith Ellison,
 arrow Lankan fighting kills 7 more
Sri Lankan stepped up security yesterday over fears of bomb attacks ahead of the traditional New Year festivities this week while the military said six rebels and a soldier were killed in fresh fighting.
 arrow Hundreds of ethnic Karen flee Myanmar amid fighting
Fresh outbreaks of fighting between Myanmar's ethnic rebels and armed forces loyal to the country's junta have led to more than 200 ethnic Karen fleeing to Thailand, Thai border officials said Sunday.
 arrow UK can help mend relations, says Iran
Fifteen British sailors and marines freed from captivity in Tehran began two weeks' leave with their families Saturday, while Iran's ambassador to London urged Britain to help his nation mend relations
 arrow British troops may stay in Iraq until 2012
British troops could be serving in Iraq until as late as 2012, the Sunday Telegraph reported, quoting a confidential planning document.
 arrow Indian PM flies to restive northeast
A powerful blast killed at least one person in the northeastern city of Guwahati yesterday just as Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here to attend a function, police said.
 arrow Progress on possible ME prisoner swap
Israel and the Palestinians inched closer towards ending a long-running crisis over a soldier captured by Gaza militants after Israel confirmed yesterday it had received a list of detainees the Palestinians
 arrow Researchers catalogue more than 1m species
A worldwide scientific effort to catalogue every living species has topped the 1 million milestone. Six years into the programme the total has reached 1,009,000, researchers report.
 arrow 'Taliban kill Afghan journalist'
Taliban militants killed yesterday an Afghan reporter kidnapped last month with an Italian journalist, after the government refused to negotiate his release, a militant spokesman said.
 arrow 20 sailors missing after Cambodian vessel sinks
Twenty sailors on a cargo ship were missing after their boat collided with another vessel and sank early Sunday off eastern China, the government reported.
 arrow Thaksin to be indicted within 2 months: Thai PM
Thai prosecutors will bring corruption charges against deposed prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra within two months, his army-appointed successor said in remarks broadcast yesterday.
 arrow Iraq PM's arrival in Japan delayed
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's arrival in Tokyo was delayed yesterday amid reports that Iran had refused to allow his plane to fly through its airspace, a Japanese official said.
Editorialarrow Editorial: Education and not politics
The deliberations on whether partisan politics should be allowed on the campuses of educational institutions have touched upon a subject of immense national importance.
 arrow Editorial: Winning against South Africa
Bangladesh's victory against a formidable South Africa has caused the biggest upset in the ongoing World Cup cricket. The triumph against the Proteas was no mean achievement.
 arrow Liliputization of paper giants and more
Look at those deflated paper giants? Don't they look like Swift's diminutive Liliputs now? Don't some of them even look obscene with the toothy smiles they offer, especially in front of the camera? But
 arrow An appeal to reimpose wealth tax
It seems that the present caretaker government is going to reform quite a number of vital sectors.
 arrow Gore's revenge
I love America! The New York Times has four pages of sports news, and not a single word on cricket.
Letters to Editorarrow Come on, Tigers!
Winning against the mighty Indians was like a dream come true! No, not really. Rationally speaking, our Tigers played some sort of sensible cricket which gave India an abrupt shock.
 arrow Dr. Yunus as a political leader
I am obsessed to write this which reflects my insight developed through ongoing changes in our national life and my personal inspection on the changes with people from different social strata.
 arrow Rajuk
Every day the newspapers and TV project Rajuk being busy in demolishing unauthorised structures all over the city.
 arrow General Moeen on political reform
I wish to congratulate you for coming out, indeed quite boldly, on the recent statement made by General Moeen U. Ahmed on Bangladesh politics.
 arrow Real estate sector
This government has done quite a few things that give people like me some hope and confidence to write a letter such as I am about to write now.
 arrow The CTG's role
Some of the things they are doing are really praiseworthy. Especially, no one can deny their courage to reach the powerful people when the question of corruption comes.
 arrow "Sick" buildings
If you move around any residential area of Dhaka city, you will see the apartment developers raising multistoried buildings anywhere and everywhere.
 arrow Indian commentators
India is out of the World Cup. This is a lesson not only for the Indian cricketers but also for the Indian fans. Indian fans become too agitated whenever their team loses any match.
 arrow BCS exams
There are so many candidates who have already crossed 30 years of age in 2006 but didn't get chance in the 27th BCS. They cannot apply for any more BCS exams because there was no circular after 2005.
 arrow Dr. Yunus and Bangladesh
I am quiet happy to see the article by Abdullah Momen in "Point Counterpoint''. He has answered very successfully the questions raised about Dr Yunus.
 arrow Submarine cable
I don't understand one thing. Every morning I read the newspaper with the hope that it'll say something about the "submarine cable" of our country. It is really high time for us to address the issue.
 arrow Mandira Bedi
I appreciate the report on Mandira Bedi by Mohammad Islam published in the sports page of DS on 27 March.
 arrow General's speech
Every single word General Moeen shared with the freedom fighters during the tea party was correct. Yet I do not think it was proper for a General to criticise politics or politicians, ex or presentgovernments.
 arrow Iran and the Middle East
It seems that Shiite Iran wants to dominate the Sunni Middle East.
Star Cityarrow Tailback grows longer at city CNG stations
CNG filling stations in Dhaka are experiencing long tailbacks of vehicles due to closure of about 30 percent CNG filling stations and rapid increase of CNG-run vehicles triggered by recent petroleum price
 arrow Plan for public park shelved
The government has shelved plans to convert the open space on the western part of Dhanmondi Eidgah on Sat Masjid Road into a public park until funds are available.
 arrow Looking for a nationality for 36 years
"I realised my status in this country for the first time when I was appearing in SSC exam. I had to mention my nationality in the registration paper.
 arrow Fear of hassle saps booming sectors
Sale of high price items such as automobiles and apartments has dropped significantly in the country after the law enforcement agencies started to keep a close eye on the sellers of these commoditiesto
 arrow Triumphant city dwellers...

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