The environment was getting heavier with the melancholies of the ageing women in white saris here.
“None cares for us. How we pass our days, in our shabby houses where rainwater comes through the cracked hay-roofs. Gusty wind trembles the tiny huts. We are not getting oil or soap to live a decent life,” says Jobeda Bewa, an around 60-year-old widow from Shohagpur.
The government is to complete establishing 4,500 Union Information and Service Centres (UISC) by November to equip rural people with the information necessary for improved life and livelihood.2010-09-15 20:25:49
The draft Power and Energy Fast Supply Enhancement (Special Provision) Law 2010 is likely to be sent to the Law Ministry for vetting soon before its enactment to put the energy business on a crash course.2010-09-13 22:59:46
Over 850 unions of the country are still left in the dark and there is no possibility of bringing these vast areas under electrification in next two years, according to available statistics.2010-09-12 17:55:23
Public Works Department and Dhaka City Corporation under joint efforts completed arrangement of the National Eidgah for smooth holding of Eid congregation, which was hampered last year due to inclement weather.2010-09-07 23:45:27
The Anti-Corruption Commission has put on the dock four top officials of Local Government and Engineering Department charging them with corruption, as anti-graft campaigners considered LGED as one of the hotspots for underhand dealings.2010-09-06 22:37:43
The gap between the ruling Awami League and its major Grand Alliance partner Jatiya Party is widening following growing dissatisfaction over unfulfilled expectations, JP sources said.2010-09-06 02:12:28
With the focus on privatization of the losing public concerns, at last the ‘Industrial Policy-2010’ is going to be placed in the cabinet meeting Monday for approval.2010-09-03 23:54:48
As homebound people are suffering a lot in collecting bus, launch and train tickets amid Eid rush, the affluent ones started flocking in different airlines’ offices in the city to avail a hassle-free trip home.2010-09-03 00:36:02
Much of the cheer of the holidaymakers got dampened into regret, as five-day Eid vacation plea of the Home Ministry didn’t get the Prime Minister’s nod.2010-09-02 01:23:56
The ruling Awami League-led grand alliance is going to hold rallies at divisional headquarters to mobilize public support for holding the trial of war criminals and also to build a political counteroffensive against the anti-government movement being waged by the opposition BNP-Jamaat combine.2010-08-30 20:02:42
Sherifa Quader, wife of the Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister, began to go sailing in a fair weather as soon as she became active in Jatiya Party politics of late.2010-08-29 22:00:42
Aspirants for the position of Secretary-General in opposition BNP appear to be in a rat race although the party chief has nothing of that sort of change in her mind for now.2010-08-29 00:19:22
Now eid bonus is added on to toll, with drivers and transport owners held hostage by thugs. A section of transport workers, identified terrorists and an organized gang, allegedly with the blessing of a section of cops and influential quarters, got busy extorting toll ahead of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr festival, sources in the sector said.2010-08-28 00:24:08
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), the main gateway to Bangladesh by air, is going to get a facelift to a most modern airport as a long-delayed modernization project finally takes off at the beginning of next year.2010-08-27 00:06:29