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Best wishes for our cricket team :

Bangladesh is going to play against India in the semifinal of ICC Champions Trophy on June 15,2017.we hope and pray that Bangladesh will win the match.
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli said that everybody wants to see India and England in the final. May we ask who is the "everybody", not the seventeen crore people of Bangladesh and the well wishers of Bangladesh all over the world, who will be delighted if our cricket team get the chance to play in the final.
Nur Jahan
Chittagong

A city choked by traffic

I have been living abroad for the past 35 years. When I come to visit my elderly mother in Dhaka, my heart sinks at the traffic and stench of garbage everywhere. It's difficult to walk through the streets due to the rotting piles of waste and the stray dogs rummaging through them for putrefied food items. I believe that there should be a hefty fine or garbage tax for any illegal dumping.
Regarding traffic, the city needs deployment of more traffic lights and police. This issue can easily be resolved if the city officials give some importance to the woes of the suffering public.

Dr Syed Saifuddin Ahmad
Mirpur Cantonment
Dhaka

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