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Authorities must announce halt of ‘ghost’ electricity bills

Consumers have been receiving abnormally inflated electricity bills and the matter needs to be resolved immediately.

Authorities must announce halt of ‘ghost’ electricity bills

Ensure safety of physicians, health workers

There had been allegations of irregularities regarding procurement and the quality of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and N-95 masks, from the very onset of COVID-19 outbreak in the country. A ...

A physician with PPE at a hospital

Stern action needed against relief theft by people's representatives

At a time when the whole country is struggling to tackle the ongoing crisis emerged due to the coronavirus outbreak, certain people's representatives are embezzled rice meant for relief to the needy.

Stern action needed against relief theft by people's representatives

Who are responsible for physicians not getting PPE?

Compared to the other countries, the number of physicians, nurses and other health professionals dying of the novel coronavirus is very high. But the authorities have not yet looked into the reasons ...

Physicians and health workers treating COVID-19 patients need high quality PPE of level 3 and 4.

Increase number of laboratories, COVID-19 tests

At the very onset of the COVID-19 crisis, the World Health Organization stressed the need for carrying out as many tests as possible. The more tests are done, the better idea we will have about the ...

More tests are leading to an increased number COVID-19 patients in hospitals

Killers of Khulna physician must be tried

A physician of a private clinic in Khulna has been beaten to death at a time when the country's physicians are risking their lives in the fight against the coronavirus. There can be no more heinous ...

Killers of Khulna physician must be tried

Pull northern districts out of poverty

According to a series of reports on Kurigram published in Prothom Alo, most of the people in the district are living a miserable life, even failing to manage one square meal a day. Before the ...

Pull northern districts out of poverty

Govt should consider the TIB recommendations

The first COVID-19 cases were detected in Bangladesh on 8 March, three months after the outbreak was first reported in China in December.

Govt should consider the TIB recommendations

Policymakers must focus on extrajudicial killings during pandemic

Allegations of human rights violations by members of law enforcement agencies in the country are nothing new. The ongoing pandemic had brought no change in it.

Policymakers must focus on extrajudicial killings during pandemic

Let dengue not make the situation worse

Nobody knows how long the coronavirus uptrend will continue. Amid such a difficult time, we are threatened by dengue, another pandemic that takes a serious turn this time of the year.

Let dengue not make the situation worse
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