• Encroachment on Turag's flood plains

    We are deeply concerned about the pathetic plight of the once ebullient River Turag, which has been reduced to a narrow stream over

  • Huge backlog of court cases

    ACCORDING to official data more than 4,300 cases are filed daily, of which 3,278 are disposed of. That our judiciary with all its

  • Who do the pavements and footbridges belong to?

    Anyone who has ever taken a long walk through the streets of Dhaka can vouch that it is unfriendly to pedestrians.

  • Rise in gas and power tariff

    It is not unusual for governments to adjust the prices of goods and services, but when such regulatory arrangements disregard the normal market forces it becomes an aberration.

  • Poor quality medicines

    We are informed by the Directorate General of Drug Administration that some 153 sub-standard drugs have been detected, of which, 43 had already been marketed and awaiting registration.



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