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Bangladesh joins nuclear club

Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission yesterday formally received the design and construction license of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant Unit-1, paving the way for the main construction work The commission received the license ‘with some conditions’ from Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority (BAERA) at a ceremony in the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka hotel in the capital. Talking […]

Street foods sold in front of the capital’s schools pose serious risk for children’s health as they contain harmful bacteria. A recent government study found aerobic bacteria, total coliform, escherichia coli, salmonella and other harmful bacteria in velpuri, fuchka, jhalmuri and pickles sold like hotcakes in front of the capital’s schools. These bacteria cause diarrhea, […]

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Minar Rashid নিষ্ঠুর স্বৈরাচারের কবলে দেশ ================ এদেশে রাজনৈতিক সংস্কৃতিতে কঠোর আন্দোলন মানেই জ্বালাও পোড়াও এর আন্দোলন । এব্যাপারে বর্তমান শাসক দলটির কোনও জুড়ি ছিল না । আন্দোলন কত প্রকার ও কি কি – তারাই এটা এদেশের মানুষকে শিখিয়েছে । অথচ বিরোধী দলের সকল আন্দোলন বন্ধ করতে এরাই একটি ভয়ংকর পদ্ধতি উদ্ভাবন করেছে । একদিকে […]

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As the landing points of Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover have been experiencing gridlocks since its opening to traffic, authorities have taken several steps, including restricting rickshaws and strictly enforcing traffic rules, to fix the problem within three months. Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) officials said the flyover authorities had assured them of bringing minor changes to its structures, […]

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Meeting Dina Wadia on Madison Avenue By Andrew Whitehead on 03/11/2017 There was something remarkable about her – and with her passing, just about the last remaining link with South Asia’s independence era leaders has been broken. Dina Wadia. Credit: Andrew Whitehead’s blog Dina Wadia died on Thursday at the impressive age of 98. She […]

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A recipe for a successful nation Values are key to a nation’s success and the happiness of its citizens. Those associated with femininity, in particular, make for a happier country. (Shutterstock) Piers Steel, University of Calgary When you think of the ideal version of your nation, it likely reflects your own values. We vote in […]

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