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Editorial

Strengthen mosquito control activities in Dhaka

Media reports say the residents in Dhaka city are enduring extreme mosquito problems.

Godfathers of teen gangs must not be made public representatives

Criminals do not only harm their victims. They harm the whole society as well. They destroy the socio-cultural environment of an area and its peace and security gets threatened. Among those who ...

Tyranny of transport owners: Cancel 2003 black treaty

The Daily Star on Monday mentioned an 'unwanted obstruction' in their lead news. It depicts the control of road transport sector no longer lies with the state-owned transport corporation BRTC ...

Why this delay in implementing Road Transport Act

The Road Transport Act 2018 came into effect last November. It has been three months but the law could not be properly implemented as of yet. A media report on Thursday said traffic sergeants cannot ...

Hold public hearing before increasing water tariff

Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has taken an alarming decision to increase water tariff once again. This is the third instance of water price hike in Awami League’s tenure over the ...

Awareness, proper measures needed against coronavirus

The global media has focussed on the coronavirus outbreak that has claimed hundreds of lives in China and several other countries. Leading newspapers including the New York Times and Guardian have ...

Lack of law implementation impediment for saving rivers

The master plan to save our rivers has raised hope, but has warranted cautions too. Proper master plans are rare in the country while proper implementation is even rarer. Doubts increase further when ...

Education ministry needs to act

In August 2018, the government declared that 302 private colleges would become public colleges amid protests from teachers and employees. It means the teachers and employees will receive their ...

International Mother Language Day: Use Bangla in all spheres

The day 21 February is now International Mother Language Day. This day bears an emotional significance for Bangalees as it reminds one of the right to mother tongue and the honour of the language for ...

Strengthen BRTA for better road transport management

No attempts or achievements are visible over restoring order on the roads. The authorities concerned, too, were not active to implement the road transport act after it had been passed in parliament. ...

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