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50pc lubricants in markets adulterated

Md Shamim Rezvi, The Report: The number of vehicles in the city is increasing day by day. The demand for mobil or lubricant oil is also increasing keeping pace with that. ...

2016-02-10 16:35:18 | More

Jumbo JCD committee beyond constitution

Mahmudul Hasan, The Report: Without caring for what the constitution says, the full-fledged central committee of the Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) comprising 736 members was approved on Saturday night. The committee ...

2016-02-08 21:01:57 | More

Trial yet to end 21 years after JP leader murder

  The trial following the murder of Jatiya Party (JP) leader and Khulna businessman Sheikh Abul Kashem is yet to end 21 years after the killing. Though the trial process has ...

2016-02-08 19:25:14 | More

73pc people affected mentally, physically

The traffic congestions in the city are becoming intolerable day by day. Nobody on the streets knows when they will reach their respective destinations. They spend hour after hour on ...

2016-02-07 18:49:19 | More

Policy for controlling excessive Sundarbans travels

The government has finally readied a policy for controlling excessive travels through the Sundarbans. The ‘Sundarbans Travel Policy’ aims to ensure protection of the heritage and biodiversity of the mangrove ...

2016-02-06 18:50:33 | More

Risky high-capacity regulators being installed for household purpose

  The Report High-capacity regulators meant for commercial buildings are being installed for the household purpose in the city for increasing the pressure of gas. The users are installing such regulators to ...

2016-02-05 15:51:23 | More

Money laundered thru Sonali Bank ‘SWIFT’ forgery

An amount of Tk 2.0 crore has been laundered to Turkey in collusion with two Sonali Bank officials at its Shilpa Bhaban branch.

2016-02-04 16:58:05 | More

Bangladesh jute industry at risk from Indian duties

India is taking decisions on after another to impose duties on export of jute products from Bangladesh on the allegation that Bangladeshi traders are dumping the products in Indian market ...

2016-02-03 17:31:30 | More

JP splitting? Pro-govt faction behind the scene

A group of Jatiya Party (JP) leaders are thinking of forming a separate faction overlooking JP Chairman Hussein Muhammad Ershad and the party’s senior presidium member Rawshan Ershad. Two ministers ...

2016-02-03 17:27:51 | More

Ten fire service stations to come under retro-fitting

As the experts warn, any high magnitude earthquake may strike Bangladesh any time. It may turn Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet into cities of debris and claim myriad lives. In preparation ...

2016-02-03 17:18:02 | More

BTV unable to pay Tk 150 crore in fine

Bahram Khan, The Report: The Bangladesh Television (BTV) has expressed its inability to pay the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Tk 156 crore in late fees and fine against the terrestrial ...

2016-02-01 20:13:05 | More

Govt in full control of things

Mahmudul Hasan and Amanullah Aman, The Report: The political and administrative situation and the judicial system in the country are all under the control of the government. After the January 5, ...

2016-02-01 16:18:06 | More

Share purchase rises, margin loan declines

The Investment Corporation of Bangladesh (ICB) raised the volume of its share purchase in terms of the value in the fiscal year 2014-15 to support the capital market. It invested ...

2016-02-01 15:49:17 | More

No film city even in 35 years

A project was undertaken long ago for building a film city at Kabirpur of Kaliakoir in Gazipur. It was designed to reflect the history and heritage of Bangladesh. On setting ...

2016-01-29 17:01:11 | More

Dev partners raising volume of aid for Bangladesh

Development partners of Bangladesh are raising the volume of assistance for the country. The funds from the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Swedish grant and loan ...

2016-01-29 16:56:45 | More

EBL in trouble with Bay Cruise default loan

The Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has landed in trouble with a default loan of the shipping company Bay Cruise ferrying passengers between St. Martin’s Island and Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar. ...

2016-01-28 16:49:45 | More

Any breach to invite seven years in jail, max Tk 100 crore in fine

Bahram Khan, The Report: The sub-committee concerned has prepared the draft of the Broadcast Act 2016. Any breach of this law will lead to a maximum fine of Tk 100 crore ...

2016-01-28 16:43:29 | More

No new gas well drilled in six years

Six years have elapsed. Still the project for the Titas Gas Field’s gas leak control, evaluation and development could not be fully implemented. If the project could be implemented, the ...

2016-01-27 19:29:55 | More

Rise in connections, supplies triggers gas crisis

Production of gas in the country has been increased by 1,000 million cubic feet in the last six years. But the demand for gas and connections increased many times. Illegal ...

2016-01-27 17:30:11 | More

Altaf Mahmud: In bid to be hero, he became superhero

Altaf Mahmud is the a name of an honest, courageous and devoted journalist who, after the Independence, had been in the forefront of all movements involving the bread and butter ...

2016-01-27 17:15:02 | More