Maisha Zaman

July 25, 2019
July 25, 2019

Ride safe, ride smart

Due to the absence of proper traffic management and adequate public transport facilities, Dhaka city dwellers continue to endure traffic jams. Motorcycle and ridesharing services have brought some...

June 30, 2019
June 30, 2019

Permeable concrete for sustainable construction

Permeable concrete, also known as pervious concrete, is a special type of concrete which is high in porosity, thus making the infiltration of water into the ground easier. While regular concrete...

April 7, 2019
April 7, 2019

'Overuse of antibiotics increases the risk of bacterial resistance'

The major cause behind antibiotic resistance revolves around the smartness of the bacteria. It is widely believed that antibiotics inhibit the growth of susceptible bacteria.

February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019

'Existing policies cover most issues related to transportation, but very few of them have been implemented'

Dhaka Urban Transportation Project was launched in 1999 with financial assistance from World Bank to address traffic problems in

November 15, 2018
November 15, 2018

“MRTs are the only long-term solution for traffic problems in Dhaka”

The first study looking into solution to traffic problems in Dhaka city was carried out in the mid- 1980s.

September 29, 2018
September 29, 2018

“Take care of your heart, don't let it fall apart”

The life of an average human being who has entered adulthood turns into an endless cycle of the same routines that include distorted sleep schedules, missed breakfasts and meeting deadlines. Life...