Hoping to spend some quality time with his family, Mohram Ali recently took his three children to Shaheed Matiur Park at the capital’s Gulistan. But after reaching the entrance, the family got confused and eventually disheartened.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh is filling up a large waterbody on the eastern side of the Hajj camp at the capital’s Ashkona for a housing project for its officials and employees, violating a conservation law.
Dhaka is at risk of a major dengue outbreak this year compared to the last couple of years, as clear, stagnant water, the breeding ground for Aedes mosquitoes, at under-construction buildings is abundant this time around.
While appreciating the government’s move to keep Tentultala in the capital’s Kalabagan as a playground for children, green activists yesterday demanded that the authorities take steps to modernise it and maintain all existing facilities.
For the last couple of weeks, Anowar Hossain, a resident of Sarafatganj Lane in Gandaria, has been suffering from nasal allergy. Anowar, who had no such problem earlier, started to face this issue after construction works for two establishments started in his area recently.