• Friday, September 19, 2014

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Letters To The Editor

Food adulterators must be punished

Contamination and adulteration of foods are now very common in Bangladesh. To extend the shelf life of food, unscrupulous traders are adding toxic chemicals in our foods. Fruits and vegetables contain high nutritional value but contaminated and adulterated foods are endangering human health. We want strict action from government against those who are poisoning us. Otherwise, days are not far when we will become a sick nation by losing our productivity. Murad Hossain Karwan Bazar, Dhaka  

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Crossing rail tracks dangerously

Crossing rail tracks dangerously

Your front page photos published on September 17 show us that it is not only the government that is responsible for the rail track accidents, but also the people themselves are to blame. In the photos it is seen that pedestrians dangerously walk or run across the rail track even when a train...

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Scotland's referendum for independence

This is with reference to the report, "UK leaders pledge support to Scots" (Sept.17). Not many know that Scotland was an independent nation till the beginning of the 17th century but it became a part of the Great Britain (now known as the United Kingdom), including Northern Ireland. The moot question is will the kingdom stay united, as it has remained so for more than three centuries? A section of the UK media is biased against an independent Scotland....

Comments on news report

“Cold chain can save food supply chain,” published on September 16, 2014 Tripura People of this country want to earn money in an easy way. If the government had the will, it wouldn't be hard to solve this problem. But the government was indifferent to it and now this has gone out of control. Hafizur Rahman The government is surrounded by unscrupulous businessmen who control the business from its top to the root level. Nasirullah Mridha Salim It is imperative to take stern measures against...

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Published Date: September 18, 2014
“Solution simple”

The above-titled write-up published in your daily on 16th September tells us that the solution for preserving food in Bangladesh is very simple. We just have to set up some 100 cold storages. It further said that Bangladesh does not have to deal with the problem of formalin anymore if we install the cold chain or cool chain system in our food management process. We thank the writer for his thought provoking propositions. In Bangladesh we face electricity shortage regularly...

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Published Date: September 18, 2014
Reasons for labour unrest in RMG sector

Reasons for labour unrest in RMG sector

RMG industries are playing a very important role in the economic development of Bangladesh. But this industry is now in crisis due to repetitive labour unrest. The most common reasons for the labour unrest, as alleged by workers, are non-payment or deferred payment of wages. Despite their claims to the contrary, some garment...

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Published Date: September 18, 2014
Assault on teacher

On September 13 a former DU teacher Professor Mahbubullah was assaulted by some unidentified miscreants on the Supreme Court premises. He was there for attending a book launching ceremony. The perpetrators punched him heavily, hit him on the upper part of eyes and knocked him down. One couldn't even imagine 20 or 30 years back that a primary school teacher would be assaulted, let alone a university teacher. Teachers had always been respected in our society. A teacher shouldn't and...

Published Date: September 18, 2014
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“Too many cooks spoil the broth,” published on September 15, 2014 Molla A. Latif Too many cooks spoil the broth and too many laws spoil the safety. Thank God laws are not corrupt but their enforcers are. ***** “Amendments hurt judiciary” (September 15, 2014) Genuine Musafeer A very few people support the present government's unilateral decision to amend the constitution, leaving others' constructive proposals unattended. Critics say, they are doing this with a hidden objective to get everything under their (government) control. ***** “BNP learns from its...

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Published Date: September 17, 2014
Irregularities in some private universities

Recently in a seminar the education minister said they will cancel the registration of fifteen private universities. He also said that most of the private universities including Darul Ihsan University are involved in certificate business. Nowadays we have so many private universities in Bangladesh and thousands of students have been studying there. Some of these universities are unauthorized, while some act just like business entities selling certificates. Many a teacher of such universities lack proper qualifications and experience. Students...

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Published Date: September 17, 2014
Mitigating crop loss due to flood

Mitigating crop loss due to flood

The recent flood has damaged huge amounts of crops especially paddy. This will cause shortage of rice in the country. We should grow more crops particularly rice in winter to meet up the shortage. That way the price of rice will remain stable in the market. Shafkat Rahman BIAM Laboratory School New Eskaton, Dhaka