Helemul Alam | The Daily Star
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  • A life dedicated to working children in Bangladesh

    He could have lived his life like others in his own country, New Zealand, but Lindsay Allan Cheyne thought differently and decided to dedicate his life for the welfare of the children of Bangladesh.
  • Dengue outbreak rings alarm

    Within 24 hours ending yesterday evening, 54 people have been hospitalised with dengue in Dhaka and experts said more people could be infected if measures were not taken immediately.
  • Prices of sacrificial animals high, say buyers

    People of Dhaka city started purchasing their sacrificial animals yesterday. Markets, however, have not reached their peaks yet due to prices being high. Traders of cattle markets blamed last year's loss and increased cost of fodder for the high price of the cattle this year.
  • Six DSCC markets draw zero bids

    Syndicates of ruling party leaders and activists are controlling the tender process of makeshift cattle markets of both the city corporations of Dhaka for Eid-ul-Azha, putting the two city corporations in loss.
  • dengue and Chikungunya virus

    Dengue threat looms over city

    A large part of Dhaka South City Corporation is at risk of a dengue outbreak as the carrier of the virus, Aedes mosquito, is present at over one-third of the houses and other structures in that zone, a survey has found.