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Unique Efforts of Enam Medical College Hospital

এনাম মেডিকেল কলেজ হাসপাতালের ফটকে ট্রলি, স্ট্রেচার আর হুইলচেয়ার নিয়ে প্রস্তুত প্রথম বর্ষের শিক্ষার্থীরা। ঘেমে-নেয়ে একাকার। কারও অ্যাপ্রনে ছোপ ছোপ রক্তের দাগ। একটার পর একটা অ্যাম্বুলেন্স রোগী নিয়ে হাসপাতাল প্রাঙ্গণে এসে দাঁড়াচ্ছে। অ্যাম্বুলেন্স ঢোকামাত্রই ট্রলি ঠেলে ছুটে যাচ্ছেন এই হবু চিকিৎসকেরা। ফটক থেকে নেওয়া হচ্ছে হাসপাতালের জরুরি বিভাগে। সেখান থেকে অবস্থা অনুযায়ী পাঠিয়ে দেওয়া হচ্ছে […]

THE brief period of 50 years, that corresponds between the Great Depression and the oil-shocks of the 1970s, marked the height of consensus regarding the value of social democracy. The period was noted for progressive social reform of capitalism. Several countries strove to create basic social safety nets by introducing such measures as anti-discrimination laws, […]

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Inside the hell

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Mahmudur suddenly felt a jolt. Within a moment, he noticed his colleagues running back and forth, screaming. It took Mahmudur little time to understand that something ominous was going to happen. As soon as he along with others moved 20 feet towards the staircases, the building began collapsing, giving him the feeling of a lift […]

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The government’s preliminary target for National Board Revenue’s takings in the upcoming fiscal year is unfeasible, the tax authority’s chairman said yesterday. Ghulam Hussain, chairman of NBR, said the government’s expectation of 21 percent revenue growth over the current fiscal year’s target in 2013-14 is not viable given the ongoing political turmoil. “I have brought […]

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 An eight-storey building at Savar bus stand on the outskirts of the capital collapsed on Wednesday morning, killing over 127 people and injuring some 800. “Around 127 dead bodies have been recovered and 75 identified so far,” Assistant Police Super of Savar Moshi Uddawla Reja told UNB at night. Rescue workers, led by Army, were […]

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Onlookers give away as an injured of the Rana Plaza collapse is rushed into Enam Medical College Hospital in Savar yesterday. It is an eerie syncopation of pain and grief, frantic effort and desperation at the Enam Medical College and Hospital. “Bandage.” “Forceps.” “Quick. Where is pethidine?” “Put the drip on. Full” “My brother! O […]

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The first batch of Bangladeshi workers will leave Dhaka today to join plantation jobs in Malaysia, for the first time under state arrangements at one-eighth the earlier migration costs. Seventy workers from Dhaka, Narayanganj, Gazipur and Manikganj will leave Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport by Malaysia Airlines for Kuala Lumpur at 12:40pm. Another 70 will fly […]

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Southeast Asian leaders met in Brunei yesterday for talks aimed at easing tensions over the South China Sea and building momentum towards groundbreaking economic partnerships. The annual summit of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) began in the capital of the oil-rich sultanate with a dinner in which the leaders were looking to […]

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Terming the Saval building collapse the biggest tragedy in the country’s apparel sector, BGMEA President M Atiqul Islam on Wednesday said they have formed three committees to oversee rehabilitation, compensation and proper treatment of the injured. “We’re deeply saddened, spellbound. This is the biggest tragedy in the country’s readymade garment sector. We’ll do whatever is […]

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The collapsed nine-storey building in Savar never had any approval from Rajuk while supervision during its intermittent construction to raise more and more floors was virtually absent. The vertical expansion of the structure on a floor space of 24,416 square feet (around 56 decimal of land) took place in several phases over the last five […]

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A victim, undergoing treatment at Enam Medical College and Hospital in Savar, talks to reporters alleging that they were forced to work. A number of workers of four garment factories in Savar alleged that they were forced to work in the morning. At least 80 people were killed and over 600 injured when a nine-storey […]

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Warhorse politician and veteran Awami League leader Abdul Hamid was sworn in as the country’s 20th President in a simple ceremony at Bangabhaban on Wednesday. Acting Speaker Shawkat Ali administered the oath of office to Hamid at Bangabhaban Darbar Hall in the evening. Cabinet secretary M Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan conducted the oath-taking ceremony that began […]

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