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Lack of divers can`t make the rescue team fully functional

CURRENTLY, only 50 divers are employed with the FSCD --- Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence, an important unit for rescuing victims in waterways accidents. The unit has remained ill-equipped

Readers’ Forum

Respect To Frontline FightersI, as an ordinary citizen, feel immensely proud of all the workers on the frontline serving our nation diligently ever since the pandemic broke out. Healthcare providers,

Healthcare Bitter Experience In This Covid Time

Now we are passing through hardship, suffering, agony and uncertainty. Everyday the ongoing pandemic over the living planet piles the heap of unexpected deaths and most of the relatives of

Retailers Should Be More Humane To RMG Workers

Retail has reopened across the UK and the world, bringing an end to the strict lockdowns that came at a particular human cost to retail workers, many of whom are

Fee for Covid test in public health facilities is not a good idea

THE government has shifted its stance from free testing to fee testing at public health facilities that would not help anybody except making the contagion viral to low-income people. The

Bankers‘ concerns are not unfounded

IT is really unexpected that the implementation of the government stimulus package designed to help recover the economy and restore employment in affected businesses and industries due to prolonged impact

Dilemma In Providing Education Online By Public University

The public universities are in dilemma of "to be or not to be" with the issue of online education. They are suffering from indecision. Some of the universities have started

Flood Worsening Are We Prepared Enough To Tackle?

When the situation in the country took a terrible turn in the ongoing corona pandemic, cyclone Amphan came and increased the level of disaster. Now the news of new danger

Arab silence is a shame as Israel advances plan of annexation in West Bank

ISRAEL'S plan to annex the occupied West Bank and Jordan valley is illegal, said UN's human rights chief Michelle Bachelet adding her voice to the chorus of world leaders cautioning

If drowning of people is murder then minister can`t avoid complicity

A NOVICE was allegedly at the helm moving the Moyur-2 astern when the vessel slammed into a smaller launch, causing it to sink and drown at least 32 people in

Groundwater Excessive Use Is Destroying The Potential

Water resources are those sources of water that are essential for human regular use. The use of water is essential for all aspects of human life, including agriculture, industry, domestic

North Korea What Options Left For Kim Jong Un Now!

Last couple of weeks, North Korea was showing an aggressive attitudes towards South Korea and finally on 16 June 2020. North has blown- up a liaison office set up as

Others are taking tax benefits meant for fish farms

FISH farmers have alleged that despite having no such business, some people were showing income from fish farms due to lack of effective monitoring by the tax department. They also

People`s sufferings from flood intensifying

AT least 7 lakh people got stranded in floodwaters in hundreds of villages in 11 northern and central Bangladesh districts after the onrush of water from upstream caused eight rivers

Corona Proved Life On Earth Is One Organism

James Lovelock, a British scientist, in his Gaia hypothesis suggested that life on earth regulates its environment as if it were one huge organism. The earth's Co2 level changed because

Desert Locust No Threat Of Invasion In Bangladesh

Dr. Debasish Sarker and Dr. Nirmal Kumar Dutta :There had been widespread concern recently whether invasive insect pest "desert locust" would attack Bangladesh since two of our neighbors- India and

Businesses need to be heard as VAT Act failed to meet prospects

COUNTRY'S apex trade body on Saturday termed the SD and VAT Act 2012 a flawed law and alleged that it went against the national interest. The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers

Readers’ Forum

Oxygen Scarcity In HospitalsArtificial oxygen supplying for the Covid-19 patients is used to make ease from shortness of breath. In addition, artificial oxygen has become on the basis of urgent

Rivalry Neighborhoods Show Off In South Asian Political Theatre

India and China the two nuclear-armed Asian giants were in a significant escalation of a weeks-long standoff at Galwan valley in the western Himalayas. Nepalese people are becoming furious with

Education Foundation To Build Back Better

To realize the concept of 'build back better,' we need a foundation. That foundation is education. This is an incontestable truth.It has now been three months since the World Health

Report doesn't prove our people are not vulnerable to trafficking

Poverty and unemployment are no help for fighting trafficking. Then there is corruption in powerful positions to promote Bangladesh's position that has been upgraded to Tier-2 from the watch list

Massive rehabilitation programme needed to help expatriate returnees

THOUSANDS of migrant workers living abroad are living in dire situation as they are receiving little help or no help from Bangladesh government to fight their financial hardship during for

Trafficking Taking Advantage Of Global Pandemic

Lexically human trafficking is the process of trapping people through the use of violence, deception or coercion and exploiting them for financial or personal gain. What trafficking really means is

TQM For Overall Quality In The Business

In order to do business in a competitive and dynamic environment, companies are constantly improving and enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of their business. In such a situation, one of

Price of essential items like rice must be kept low by the ministry not by mobile courts

COARSE rice prices have continued to trend higher even during this harvest season, adding to the woes of the low-income group amid the coronavirus pandemic. The prices rose Tk

Public money but health facilities are first for VIPs not acceptable

PUBLIC health experts reiterated that the country was failing to provide quality healthcare to all because of deep-rooted corruption and lack of accountability, and called for an overhaul of

Noise

Noise

Md. Arafat Rahman :The propagation of noise with ranging impacts on the activity of human or animal life is known as environmental noise or sound pollution. The source of

Street Kids

Street Kids

Jahangir Nakir :According to UNICEF, the children who live on the road or have livelihoods in the street, are called street children. There are different opinions on the number

Overcapacity in power generation proves inefficiency in policy making

EXPERTS asked for deferring future coal-fired power plants to cope with overcapacity in the country's overall electricity generation. For trimming down dependency on expensive oil-fired power plants, they also advised

We don`t need sleeping Human Rights Commission

THE High Court in a full verdict about a writ petition relating to torture of domestic help Khadiza, 12, by her employer in 2013 said on Wednesday that the law