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FEATURE

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Why still raw deal to senior citizens?

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Jailing a judge

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Comments & Analyses-I

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By Komal Sri-Kumar
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Engines of growth

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Fornt Page

Long tailbacks on highways

Miseries of homebound people know no bound

News Reprt Home-bound people got stuck on different highways and roads on Thursday due to serious traffic chaos as a large number of vehicles left the capital for many destinations of the country ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. The miseries of homebound people know no bound due to huge tailbacks on the highways. Huge traffic jams are seen as many parts of the highways have got dilapidated and filled with potholes. People have to endure immense sufferings due to long tailbacks on highways. Around 75,000 km roads and highways across the country are in very bad shape. In Gazipur, the Dhaka-Tangail highway experienced a long tailback, inflicting immeasurable sufferings to the home-bound passengers. Highway police sources said two vehicles went out of...  read more>>

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'Auto gas' instead of CNG: Nasrul

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