China Dowari: A fish trap raising alarm

The government's years of effort to protect aquatic life by banning the use 'current net' in the country's waterbodies will be in vain if the use 'China Dowari' fishtrap -- which is becoming more popular in Rangpur -- is also banned. According to officials from the Department of Fisheries, the new trap is stronger and cheaper than the current net. It also has a finer net. They also stated that even the smallest fish and other organisms will be affected by China Dowari's use in fishing. Many fishers believe that this trap is becoming more popular because of its durability, affordability, and bigger catch. This correspondent witnessed the rampant use of China Dowaris in the Teesta River during a recent visit to various areas in Gangachara Upazila, Rangpur. Abdul Kuddus from Alaler Char, in the upazila said that he bought 60 feet from Bogura after hearing about the "specially-designed fishing trap". It catches fish of all sizes and is far more efficie

Unite to restore democracy: RWP

On Friday, leaders of the Revolutionary Workers Party of Bangladesh called on the opposition political parties to join forces to restore democracy in the country. Saiful Huq, general secretary of the party, stated that Awami Liga came to power in 2018 through a controversial election. Saiful stated that people could not vote in the election. Saiful stated that opposition political parties should work together to restore the right to vote. The rally was chaired by Bannishikha Jamali (central leader of the party), central leaders Akbar Khan and Abu Hasan Tipu, Apollo Jamali, and other speakers. A protest procession followed the rally.

Protests against killing of workers in Banshkhali continue

The employees were looking for outstanding salaries, for decreasing working hours as well as other advantages. Before on April 4, 2016 at least four individuals and at 2017 one individual was killed during clashes within the setup of this contentious coal-based energy plant at a residential place. The 1224-MW coal-fired energy plant has been constructed at the price of about $2510.2 million together with 30 percent investment in seven banks. Bangladesh Hawkers Union staged a demonstration in Dhaka on Thursday from the passing of seven protesting employees in police shooting in an under building coal-fired energy plant at Banshkhali at Chattogram. Adviser to the business enterprise, Joly Talukder within her address required exemplary punishments of those people accountable for killings. The government has waived postage duty of approximately Tk 3,170 crore on property rental arrangement and funding documents to your SS Power 1 Limited beneath the Private Sector Power Generation Policy.

BNP to stage countrywide demo on Monday

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday declared to hold a countrywide showing on Monday, February 8, 2021, denoting the third commemoration of imprisoning the gathering executive Khaleda Zia in a 'bogus and manufactured case'. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi reported the program at a question and answer session at the gathering focal office in Dhaka. 'BNP will put together exhibits in all the regions and metropolitan urban communities, including Dhaka, on February 8, 2021, challenging keeping Khaleda bound in prison in a bogus case,' he said. Khaleda was imprisoned for a very long time by a Dhaka exceptional appointed authority's court in Zia Orphanage Trust join case on February 8, 2018, and shipped off past Dhaka Central Jail in the Old Dhaka. She was moved to Bangabandhu Sheik Mujib Medical University on April 1, 2018, for therapy. On March 25, 2020, she was delivered from the jail cell of BSMMU on the leader request on conditions