July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

DNCC mayor urges city dwellers to ensure their homes, yards are free of Aedes larvae

To combat the growing risk of infections, Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayor Md Atiqul Islam has urged city dwellers to clean their home and yards to control Aedes larvae, a carrier of both...

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

DSCC mayor asks city dwellers to provide info on Aedes larvae to ensure quick action

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh today urged city dwellers to provide information about Aedes mosquitoes so that DSCC men can take necessary steps at their home...

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Day-6 of lockdown: 562 arrested for defying rules in Dhaka

Police have arrested 562 people for defying Covid-19 restrictions and health guidelines in Dhaka city today, on the 6th day of the two-week "strict lockdown".

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

‘No mercy for any misdeed’

Issuing a stern warning to errant public servants, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said no irregularities in their jobs would be tolerated.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Anti-mosquito drive: DNCC, DSCC hand out fines totalling Tk 7.47 lakh

Mobile courts of two city corporations today fined owners of different under-construction buildings and markets, including a ward councillor, Tk 7.47 lakh as they found Aedes mosquito larvae at the...

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Day-5 of lockdown: 555 arrested for defying rules in Dhaka

Police have arrested 555 people for defying Covid-19 restrictions and health guidelines in Dhaka city today, on the fifth day two week-long "strict lockdown".

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Won’t tolerate misdeeds: PM to public servants

In a stern warning to public servants, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said no irregularities in their profession will be tolerated.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

DSA weaponised to muzzle dissent

Amnesty International says it has found a concerning pattern in which the Bangladeshi authorities are weaponising sections 25, 29 and 31 of the Digital Security Act to target and harass critical...

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Retd Public Servants: They wanted impunity, but cabinet said no

As recently as in 2018, the Sarkari Chakori Ain was formulated, giving public servants an array of benefits.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Govt to form 3 new upazilas in three districts

The government yesterday approved the creation of three new upazilas -- “Eidgaon” in Cox’s Bazar, “Modhyanagar” in Sunamganj and “Dashar” in Madaripur -- in a bid to ensure balanced development in...