A seven-month-old boy miraculously survived after being found unconscious beneath the waterlogged streets near Mirpur Commerce College in the midst of a downpour on Thursday night.
Bhuban Chandra Shil made a video call to his wife before leaving his office on Monday night, wishing to see their only daughter’s face, but failed to do so as she was asleep.
Last week, two sisters -- Afia Anjum and Tasnia Tasnim -- were pedalling their bicycle through streets; their youthful spirits undeterred by a slight fever that failed to keep them grounded.
Traders and salesmen whose shops were gutted in the huge fire in the capital’s Mohammadpur Krishi Market are yet to receive any aid.
The commerce ministry’s price cap on onions, potatoes, and eggs barely made an impact on the runaway prices as shopkeepers in the capital have not complied with the order.
A fire ripped through Mohammadpur Krishi Market early yesterday, burning down groceries and other goods worth several crore in over 200 shops.
Many people with limited incomes are struggling to put food on the table due to the abnormal price hike of essentials.
The country yesterday recorded the second-highest daily fatalities with 20 more deaths as a month-wise comparison shows a spike in the death toll.