• Drainage scanty, mostly clogged

    Over a dozen government agencies are involved in maintaining the storm drainage in the capital. Yet the entire system collapses every time it rains, even when moderately, leaving most parts of the city waterlogged and throwing life out of gear.

  • Lift trouble for patients

    Mahtab Islam was relieved to hear from doctors that they had successfully operated on his 55-year-old mother, Alesa Begum, yesterday morning.

  • Rain-induced floods hit a dozen dists

    Heavy rain has deteriorated the flood situation inundating fresh areas in over a dozen districts of the North and the Northeast.

  • 5 took part in Ananta killing

    Five people, including two students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), hacked Ananta Bijoy Das to death for “his write-ups”, claimed CID, quoting one of the “attackers”.

  • Dhaka Deluged

    Just one hour of heavy rains led to the collapse of the capital's traffic system as most of the roads, lanes and bi-lanes were inundated with hundreds of vehicles stranded for hours yesterday, causing immense sufferings to tens of thousands of commuters. Waterlogging compelled many to walk miles after getting off buses stuck in nearly unending tailbacks in all major roads, including the Kazi Nazrul Islam avenue, Mirpur road, Manik Mia avenue, Pragati Sarani.



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