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LSC awareness campaign on high rise buildings

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Lafarge Surma Cement Limited (LSC) initiated district level awareness building campaign on high rise buildings. As a part of the campaign a workshop titled 'Supercrete for LSC LogoSustainable Urbanization in Bangladesh' was organized with the engineers from local government and different institutions at a hotel in Sylhet. Earlier similar workshop was organized in Bogra, Tangail and Mymensingh.

JS passes Finance Bill, 2016

The Finance Bill, 2016 was passed in the Jatiya Sangsad today as determined by the House with some changes to tax and customs duties. Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith proposed passage of the bill that included the implementation of government's financial proposals and amendments to several laws. The bill was introduced in the House on June 2. bd-parliament1Opposition bench member Kazi Feroz Rashid proposed publishing the bill for eliciting public opinion by July 5, 2016, while JP lawmakers Nurul Islam Oma...

Call to implement vested property judgment

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The National Citizen Coordination Cell for Enforcement of Vested Property Return Act today called for immediate implementation of the verdict given by the Vested Property Return Appeal Tribunal. The coordination cell, an alliance of nine organisations, made the demand at a press conference held at the Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU). “The government has enacted ‘Vested Property Return (amendment) Act, 2011 in the parliament on December 11 in 2011 as demanded by the minority community, victims and Sultana Kamalciti...

Further gas price hike likely

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Barely one year into the previous hike, the government has planned to further increase prices of gas for household use. Monthly prices of gas supplied to single-burner stoves have been proposed Tk 1,000 instead of the existing price of Tk 600 and for double-burners Tk 1200 has been proposed instead of the existing Tk 650. Every unit of compressed natural gas (CNG) for vehicles has been proposed to increase to Tk 58 from Tk 35. Woman-cooking-milk with gasThe Bangladesh Energy Regulat...

RU demands justice of its professor’s killing


Teachers and students of Rajshah University English department continued their demonstration on the campus on Saturday, the 56 days of the murder of killing Professor Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, demanding justice into killing.

At 11am, teachers and students of the department brought out a silent procession from ruShohidullah Khola building on campus which ended at a brief rally in Mukul Monch, a makeshift platform set up after nick name of slain professor.

Addressing the rall...

2nd death anniversary of Mahbubul Alam

Tomorrow (June 06, 2016) is the second death anniversary of Mahbubul Alam, former editor of English daily The Independent. Alam, also a former caretaker government adviser, began his journalism career in the mid-1950s and was deeply associated with the profession till his death. He passed away in 2014 Mahbubul_Alamat the age of 78. The veteran journalist also worked as minister (press) at the Bangladesh mission in Washington DC and London and as Bangladeshi ambassador to Bhutan. He was also managing directo...