Helemul Alam

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

Jolt sends out wake-up call

After the earthquake of 6.1 magnitude, which had the epicentre in Myanmar, was felt in Dhaka, Chattogram and some other parts of the country early yesterday, urban planners said the jolt should be...

November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

DSCC, DNCC Vehicles: Proxy drivers, lack of registration common for both

Almost 60 percent garbage collecting vehicles of Dhaka South City Corporation are driven by contractual or proxy drivers, said a DSCC source.

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

120 buses under one authority from Dec 1

A total of 120 brand new, green-coloured buses will ply Ghatarchar-Kanchpur route under a single authority on a pilot basis from December 1, as part of the government’s bus route rationalisation...

November 20, 2021
November 20, 2021

Muggers desecrate graveyards by using them as base

It was around 5 o’clock in the morning.

November 16, 2021
November 16, 2021

Why are dengue cases still rising in November?

Under normal circumstances, November’s dry weather was supposed to cause the Aedes mosquito population to decline. But this year, around 150 dengue patients are still being hospitalised daily,...

November 13, 2021
November 13, 2021

A park plagued by renovation

When Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) inaugurated renovation work for the capital’s Osmani Udyan back in January 2018, it had promised to complete it in 10 months.

October 30, 2021
October 30, 2021

Contractor’s negligence leaves roads unusable

Nasirakanda’s Moharram Ali has to visit the hospital at least twice every month to have his leg checked. It got damaged severely due to a road accident nine months back.

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

8 accidents, same spot, same day!

Sixty-five-year-old Kulsum left her home at Postogola yesterday morning to visit her ailing sister living in Shyampur. She, accompanied by her niece Jahanara, took a rickshaw, which got on...

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

DOWN WITH THE FLU

With the country’s temperature remaining abnormally high over the last two months, the number of patients suffering from different infectious diseases has gone up, with children being the worst...

October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021

DNCC to build eco-park at Kalyanpur

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has taken up an elaborate plan to construct an eco-park using the retention areas at the capital’s Kalyanpur, a large part of which are currently encroached.