Wednesday, 28 Oct, 2020


Plan for gigantic industrial area

DHAKA: Urban Development Directorate (UDD) has taken a big plan to ban unplanned and scattered industry and select a suitable place for new industrial area. The plan has been taking under a project titled ‘National Comprehensive Development Plan for the Whole Country”. Ministry of

Body remains to bring new life

DHAKA: Body remains after accidents were considered as ‘clinical wastes’ so long and those organs were thrown into the waste disposing grounds. But days have changed, those body remains are now being used in making bone tissue.At present, the tissues are used in the treatment of

ACC corruption under scanner

DHAKA: When the country is sinking in corruption, the only anti-graft watch-dog Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) which is popularly known to the people since long as the puppet of the ruling government.  It is puppet because it never finds any corruption of the influential people

Cats, dogs dressed like human

DHAKA: Have you ever wandered to see a cat or dog dressed like human? You may see it, that’s usual. But what is unusual is that when you saw some century-year old pictures of cute-cats and dogs’ pictures, perfectly dressed like man or women. What would happen then? The LOLcat – one

Watermelon sculptures that make you think!

DHAKA: Food sculptor Clive Cooper, who lives in Canadian city of Vancouver and works at Sparksfly Design, carves into whole watermelons, turning them into anything from an alligator's head to an open-mouthed great white shark to a spirit bear and all! Surprisingly, the truth about Clive

New species of 2014: Part II

Orange penicilliumPenicillium vanoranjei Although it has spores of a bright orange colour (see inset), this species of penicillium, the fungus from which penicillin is derived, was actually named to honour Dutch royalty, His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange. It was discovered in soil

Strange Skeleton Shrimp, 9 others

DHAKA: The planet where we live, we call it ‘Earth’ is full of new discoveries, new things even the new living being. Expeditions are underway to search for living being, water in particular, in the Moon, and recently in the Mars, though no possibility has been shown yet. But, in our

Bangladesh needs not to fear

FROM NAYADELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dr Vijay Shankar Shastri, who is going to hold important post in the Narendra Modi’s cabinet, categorically said that Bangladesh needs not to be worried over stance of his party.   He came up with the assertion while talking to

Digital services expand but no platform

DHAKA: Bangladesh is equally in the race with the advancement of global technology. Besides, state entrepreneurship to expand digital technology, the private entrepreneurship is not lagging behind to bring all under the digital umbrella.  But this expansion is not up to the global

Hefajat cases in deep-fridge

DHAKA: One year after the Hefajat anarchy in the capital, no headway is noticed in regards to 42 criminal cases filed in connection with killing, looting, arson and other such dreadful acts. The Hefajat-e-Islami, of which name was first known after the government formulated the Women

‘We are not little at all’

DHAKA: Hafizur Rahman Khan, Chairman of ‘Runner Group’     one of the local motorbike producers of the country “thinks  that local motor bike industries cannot flourish because of encouraging imports by the government.       If proper policy is framed then this local

‘Bangabandhu was illegal PM’

LONDON: Exiled BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman has questioned the legality of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as the first Prime Minister of Bangladesh.In a meeting attended by the civil society members held at London Westminster hall organized by UK BNP on Tuesday evening

Richard Fuller applauds ICT forms

LONDON: Much interest of the British MPs about Bangladesh have created enormous curiosity and questions among the Bangalee community living in abroad.     However, these interests of the British MPs are not new, yet the interests they are showing as the member of the fountain of

Khaleda to sit soon with polls boycotted parties

DHAKA: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will soon sit with the political parties boycotted the 10th national election with a view to getting back the rights of ballots.Very soon, the parties who skipped the national polls will be invited on behalf of Khaleda Zia to force the government to hold

‘We need good translations of our important works’

Born in 14 February, 1961, Mujtoba Ahmed Murshed has been involved with literature since childhood. He received the ‘Nowroz Literary Award’ for his poems in 1979 boosting his confidence. The very next year, his short story bagged the ‘Nabarupi Surbani Sangeetshiksha’ award, while

Active al-Qaeda exists in BD, UN says

NEW YORK: UN Security Council provided definite information that al-Qaeda network is active in Bangladesh. The Security Council al-Qaeda sanction committee of UN has given such information from their core files on Feb 14 last. The UN has indicated that two non-government organizations

Unconstitutional Advisers!

DHAKA: The constitutional debate about the posts of the advisers has not yet ended whether those posts will be retained or not. But the advisers of the Prime Minister are continuing their jobs. Earlier about eight years back a writ was filed with the High Court which has still not yet

Spl law for Pvt Medical College approval

DHAKA: Garments owners, Fish exporters and any other types of businessmen are becoming the owners of private universities. But why? Government cannot do business for these businessmen. Such law will be framed for granting licenses to the medical colleges where there will be no fluke

Finger at against High Commissioner

DHAKA: Passports kept in Malaysian High Commission are missing in large number for earning illegal money for making the illegal Bangladeshi migrants, including the Rohingas making them legal.Each passport is being sold at Tk 150,000 to 250,000, said a spot account in this regard.A

Govt to deal with Myanmar in Feb

DHAKA: Bangladesh is going to sign Memorandum of Understating (MoU) with Myanmar to tackle illegal intrusion of Rohingyas through border line. Various bilateral issues including trade and investment development with the country are also goal of the agreement.  Foreign ministry sources

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