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DNCC knocks down 300 illegal structures

The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) launched the 'Clean Dhaka' drive at Uttara on Sunday, aiming to remove illegal structures from footpaths and roads.On the first day, the DNCC knocked down more than 300 illegal structures on Garib-e-Newaz Sarak, Rabindra Sarani and the Road 35 behind the Mascot plaza. Four...

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Govt to work on safe footpath for pedestrians

The government will prepare lists of footpaths to be made free in phases for enabling people to walk comfortably during short distance trips. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan requested the mayors of the two city corporations of Dhaka to guide them to identify the footpaths to be evicted in phases. "To...

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Thrust on proper training for female migrant workers

Speakers at a meeting on Sunday stressed the need for proper training, skills development and job diversification for female migrant workers looking to go abroad.They also called for enhancing capacity of the stakeholders to negotiate with the migrant-receiving countries to ensure rights and safety of female migrant workers abroad. They...

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Judicial officers can't use social media during office hour

The Supreme Court administration on Sunday issued a guideline cutting down on the time for using social media by the judicial officers, allowing it outside the office hour only.The guideline, formulated with the recommendation of the Supreme Court Special Committee for Judicial Reforms, was uploaded on the website of the...

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WB VP, UN special envoy on road safety due today

World Bank (WB) Vice President for the South Asia Region, Hartwig Schafer, and the United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Road Safety, Jean Todt, are scheduled to arrive in the city today (Monday), reports UNB.They will discuss the challenges and opportunities to improve road safety in Bangladesh.During the two-day visit,...

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WEATHER 23-09-2019

Light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely at many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country in the next 24 hours...

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