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  • Fighting Aedes Mosquito: Import insecticide immediately

    A new insecticide to kill mosquitos is expected to arrive in the country in a few days and, after necessary lab tests, it will be imported within the next couple of weeks, lawyers of the two Dhaka city corporations told the High Court yesterday.

  • Two dump yards approach limit; plans aplenty, implementation nil

    Time to be WARY OF WASTE

    The two landfills in the capital have almost reached their limit with no immediate remedy in sight. Mountains of garbage are being formed in the landfills at Matuail and Aminbazar and there are fears that the waste will spill over into adjacent areas.

  • City polls: Voting ends amid low turnout

    Voting in the two Dhaka city elections concludes amid low voter turnout in centres.

  • How to prevent dengue fever

    Act now to prevent dengue outbreak

    After a few months of relative relief, a large part of Dhaka South City Corporation is again at risk of suffering a dengue outbreak, a survey found. Out of the 2,599 buildings and construction sites they visited to conduct the survey, officials found Aedes larvae in 938, thus raising the concern.

  • 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.

  • A DANGEROUS NUISANCE

    Around 10:00pm, Redwanur Rahman was going to his Azimpur residence. Suddenly, near the New Market footover bridge, he found himself blinded by bright, flashing lights.

  • DSCC medics to give door-to-door flu care

    Dhaka South City Corporation is launching a door-to-door primary healthcare service for a fortnight from tomorrow.

  • Guppy fish to be released in Dhaka south to curb mosquito-borne diseases

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) will release Guppy fishes in drainage and sewerage lines to curb the menace of mosquito-borne diseases including Chikungunya

  • 30 illegal shops evicted from Motijheel

    Dhaka South City Corporation has evicted 30 out of 134 illegal shops at AGB colony in the Dhaka’s Motijheel area.

  • Beef, mutton prices fixed for Ramadan

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSSC) yesterday fixed the price of one kg of quality beef at Tk 420 and mutton at Tk 570 for the upcoming holy month of Ramadan.

  • Dhaka south sets Tk 420 beef price for Ramadan

    Dhaka South City Corporation fixes the beef price per kg at Tk 420 and mutton Tk 570 for the upcoming holy month of Ramadan.

  • Plan to revive battered Buriganga

    With all the previous efforts to save Buriganga river going in vain, Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon yesterday came up with a plan to revive the river.

  • Consider yourselves as mayor: Sayeed Khokon

    Mayor Sayeed Khokon calls upon people of Dhaka South City Corporation to consider themselves as mayor and do their duties accordingly to make the city beautiful.

  • Cleaners now being tracked to keep Dhaka clean

    Dhaka South City Corporation will from now on track its cleaners to ensure they are working with “transparency and accountability” to keep the city clean.

  • Court orders judicial probe into SI's role

    A Dhaka court yesterday ordered a judicial inquiry into the allegation of sexual abuse of a university student by a sub-inspector in the capital.

  • DSCC to install early warning sensors

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has decided to install five earthquake sensors at the edges of Dhaka city so that utility service providers could get 10 to 15 seconds early warnings.

  • DSCC staff tortured by policemen

    In another incident of police brutality, a sub-inspector (SI) along with his subordinates yesterday beat up a staff of Dhaka South City

  • "I’ll walk to office if necessary": CJ

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha joins in the Dhaka city campaign and requests South’s Mayor Sayeed Khokon to take necessary measures in this regard.

  • AL, BNP get ‘mayor’s nod’ for rallies

    The city corporation authorities have allowed Awami League and BNP to hold rallies in front of their respective central offices tomorrow to mark the January 5 general election.

  • A clean Dhaka

    We commend and endorse the “Clean Dhaka 2016” campaign launched by the mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation who has pledged to set up...

  • DSCC begins Clean Dhaka 2016

    It is the responsibility of city dwellers to play their due role in making Dhaka a clean city, said the mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation at an awareness campaign rally yesterday.

  • 2016 year of cleanliness for Dhaka: Khokon

    The year of 2016 will be the “year of cleanliness” for Dhaka city, the city’s South City Corporation Mayor Sayeed Khokon says.

  • Centre for pavement dwellers

    We applaud the initiative of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), Sajida Foundation, Concern Worldwide and Water Aid of opening a three...

  • Hawkers can sit on Gulistan footpaths, not roads

    Hawkers will be allowed to sit on footpaths at Gulistan in Dhaka without giving any toll from now, Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon said today.

  • Draft guideline proposes ban of billboards at city turning points

    A draft guideline proposes banning all kinds of billboards at turning points of major roads in Dhaka to make the city safe and beautiful.

  • 1 killed in Old Dhaka wall collapse, 2 hurt

    A person is killed two others are injured after a wall collapsed on them in Old Dhaka’s Bongshal area.

  • Unplanned slaughtering continues in Dhaka

    Dhaka dwellers continue the usual trend to sacrifice animals on streets this Eid despite authorities' initiative for specific slaughter spots.

  • 3.8 lakh biodegradable sacks from DCCs for Eid waste disposal

    The Dhaka north and south city corporations are to distribute around 3.8 lakh biodegradable sacks for free among city dwellers ahead of upcoming Eid-ul-Azha to bring discipline and quicken disposal of leftovers of slaughtered cattle.

  • Steps to keep Dhaka clean this Eid

    To keep the city clean and speed up the management of waste, blood and leftovers disposal after slaughters of sacrificial cattle during the Eid, both the city corporations – Dhaka North and Dhaka South take several measures.

  • Dhaka is like an ICU patient: Annisul

    Dhaka North city Mayor Annisul Huq compares Dhaka’s state to that of an ailing patient in the intensive care unit of a hospital.

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