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  • Dhaka-Chattogram Highway: Rutted within a year after completion

    Within a year of completion, overloaded lorries and high number of vehicles plying have created ruts on the expanded Dhaka-Chattogram highway.
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    Tk 86,687cr projects get Ecnec nod

    The government yesterday approved 39 development projects worth Tk 86,687 crore in an apparent move to woo voters ahead of the general election.
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    Project Rush at ECNEC: 35 more lined up for nod

    More than 35 projects, mainly involving police, rural and urban infrastructure development, are likely to be placed for approval before a special Ecnec meeting today.
  • Ease of Doing Business index 2018

    Bangladesh comes last in South Asia

    Bangladesh ranked 176th out of 190 countries in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business index this year, which is the lowest ranking for a South Asian nation -- an alarming development given the government's claims of reforms to improve the score.
  • Govt on pre-poll project spree

    The Ecnec is set to approve more than two dozen projects today, just a week before the Election Commission is expected to announce the schedule for the upcoming general election.