Day: June 10, 2019

Beating air pollution

Air pollution is one of the greatest challenges of our time. With World Environment Day just past us, the call to action for cleaner air is more pressing than ever.Extreme weather patterns such as increasing incidents of cyclones and hurricanes are tel...
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Momen looks forward to Jaishankar’s early visit

DHAKA, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said Dhakawas looking forward to an early visit from India's newly appointed foreignminister Dr S Jaishankar's.India was the first country that I visited after taking office as foreignminister. So I hope, he (...
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DSA only to tackle cyber crimes: Anisul

DHAKA, Law, Justice and Parliamentary AffairsMinister Anisul Huq today said the government has formulated Digital SecurityAct (DSA) only to tackle cyber crimes.The act was not formulated to curb the freedom of speech or the freedomof press. It was for...
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City blast kills one

DHAKA, A man was killed and three others injured asa chunk of wall fell on them following an explosion in a building in thecity's Shanir Akhra area in the morning.The wall collapsed on a number of pedestrians following an explosion at aprivate bank of...
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ACC suspends its director Enamul

DHAKA, The AntiCorruption Commission (ACC) todaysuspended its director Khandaker Enamul Basir for allegedly leaking outinformation of a probe and violating official discipline.ACC chairman Iqbal Mahmood confirmed the matter while talking to reportersi...
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