The old saying "No Teacher, No Nation" points to the fact how indispensable teachers are in building a nation. Afterall, they are the embodiment of knowledge and wisdom, the lighthouse without whom building an enlightened nation would not be possible.
Gas supply to tens of thousands of households, factories and other establishments in the capital and its adjoining areas came to a complete or partial halt in the morning yesterday because of a technical glitch in the gas network, inflicting untold sufferings on the city dwellers.
There was a lot of talk over adapting to the pitch and condition in New Zealand for the visiting Bangladesh team after the comprehensive eight-wicket defeat in the first of the three-match ODI in Napier. The Bangladeshi top order failed to cope up with the initial swing and movement from the Kiwi seamers as Trent Boult, Matt Henry and Lockie Ferguson took seven wickets between themselves to bundle out Bangladesh for a modest total of 232. So, all eyes are on Christchurch’s Hagley Oval pitch, where the Tigers will take part in the second and series-saving ODI against the Kiwis.
In Ekushey book fair ‘Switch Bangladesh Foundation’ has been giving wheelchair service for last three years to the people who are disabled, elderly, children and unable to walk. This year also they continue the service.