Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Something is going very wrong for vulnerable kids - but is school to blame?

By Gaby Hinsliff
Something is going very wrong for vulnerable kids - but is school  to blame?

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Shadow cast on forces' political neutrality

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Gloom in the numbers

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Comments & Analyses

Emphasis on neighborhood diplomacy

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City route regulation panel decides

No transport service sans passenger ticket

No 'contract' system either, circular bus service in Uttara by May 27

News Special No mass-transport service sans passenger ticket will be allowed in the capital and there will be no 'contract' system either, a meeting decided Monday in another step forward, though route franchise remains ultimate remedy for chaotic commuting. In another package of remedies for disciplining the crumbling traffic and transport system in the megacity are some next steps for circular bus service in high-density enclaves: Uttara, Motijheel and Sadarghat areas. The decisions came from the meeting of the Bus Route Regulation Committee formed for brining discipline in mass-transport system. After the meeting at the Nagarbhaban, Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sayeed Khokon unveiled the decision. He said circular bus service will now be introduced in Uttara satellit...  read more>>

Japan to continue support to BD dev efforts

2.5b ODA deal during PM's Japan visit, says envoy

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98pc passengers compelled to pay extra fares during Ramadan

Most 'sitting service' buses deceptive

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Mixing chemicals into mangoes

HC orders forming preventive teams

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Growers likely to export 50 tonnes of mango from Rajshahi
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