A group of policemen, holding truncheons, climbs the Public Library stairs into the reading room to force the readers to leave the place after an altercation over an abrupt order for closure of the library by 8:00pm as part of the government initiative to save on electricity. The authorities on July 26, 2003 introduced 24-hour reading service. ____ New Age

How many of us know that the residential areas in Dhaka Cantonment ( and all other Cantonments areas) do not have to bear the brunt of load shedding as much as the general public bears? When I was flying out of Dhaka last week, the glittering illuminations around the Shenakunja was visible from miles above Dhaka.