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  • beef price in Bangladesh

    Beef prices continue to soar

    For the last couple of months, butchers have been increasing beef prices, claiming extortion on highways and poor supply of cattle.

  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon said Dhaka could soon use the “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (RRR)” method for managing the city’s waste.

  • 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.

  • Inaction in the face of rising mosquito population

    The inaction of the Dhaka North and South City Corporations in the face of an increasing mosquito population in the city's capital is deplorable. In order to effectively control the mosquito problem

  • Mosquito Menace in Capital: DNCC, DSCC doing little to contain it

    The capital's mosquito population seems to be rising, but the two city corporations are doing little to contain the menace.

  • DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon

    Drive at Old Dhaka chemical factories next week: Khokon

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon says that they will conduct a drive at all chemical factories in Old Dhaka from next week.

  • Sacrificial Animal waste to be cleaned in 24 hours

    Slaughtering everywhere, govt advice goes unheeded

    Though the city corporations have designated 620 places in Dhaka South and 543 in Dhaka Northfor slaughtering sacrificial animals, the city-dwells slaughter their cattle on the streets in front of their respective houses, with bloods running down the streets.

  • A dog sees Dhaka

    This city can be cruel. I have been kicked and pushed away. I have seen worse being done to my brethren. In spite of all this, this city has become my home.

  • 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.

  • Beef price per kg Tk 450 and mutton Tk 720 in Ramadan

    Beef price per kg Tk 450, mutton Tk 720 for Ramadan

    Ahead of the Ramadan, the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) authorities fix the price of beef per kilogramme at Tk 450, which is Tk 25 less than that of last Ramadan.

  • Tk 230 crore holding tax due in Dhaka city

    Local Government Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain tells the parliament that Dhaka North and Dhaka South City Corporation have Tk 230 crore over as due holding tax from house owners.

  • Anger Management Park

    ‘Anger Management Park’ in Dhaka

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) is to set up a park to manage anger in Dhaka.

  • 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

  • dengue and Chikungunya virus

    Chikungunya: DSCC to provide free treatment at doorsteps

    Free treatment will be provided at the doorsteps of Chikungunya affected people in Dhaka South City Corporation area, DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon says.The mayor also calls upon the DSCC dwellers to contact to the number 09611000999 for medical aids.

  • Waste bins wasted

    A picture published in this paper yesterday showed a dismal state of a good idea gone wrong. The hundreds of waste bins that were set up all over the city as part of the Clean Dhaka campaign by the DNCC and DSCC mayors for better garbage management in the city was without a doubt a good idea which had the potential to make our city cleaner.

  • Dhaka mayors get minister status

    The two mayors of Dhaka city corporations are awarded the status of full minister, the mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation is given the status of deputy minister, according to a gazette notification.

  • 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.

  • Sayeed Khokon

    Steps if price list is not followed during Ramadan: DSCC mayor

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayor warns of legal measures against the businessmen who would not follow the city corporation-determined price list while selling essentials this Ramadan.

  • Plan to double size of Dhaka city okayed

    The authorities approve a proposal to double the size of Dhaka city by adding eight more unions to both the north and south city corporations.

  • Govt to double size of Dhaka city area

    The government is going to more than double the area of the two Dhaka city corporations through inclusion of 16 nearby unions, said

  • Good initiative for safe street food

    The Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) yesterday formally handed over 80 food carts to as many trained vendors at a ceremony with a view to ensuring safe street food and improving public health.

  • Mosquitoes go out of control

    City dwellers have been facing severe mosquito problems for the last couple of weeks, as the two city corporations have failed to take

  • HC seeks reports on Dhaka city waste management

    The High Court directs authorities concerned to submit reports in three months on the steps taken for waste management in Dhaka north and south city corporation areas.

  • 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.

  • How they get freed on bail?

    Members of the cabinet committee on law and order yesterday came down heavily on police for torturing a Bangladesh Bank official and a staff of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), saying those incidents had tarnished the image of the department.

  • Dhaka South mayor pledges extensive road repair

    Around 275 to 300 roads under will be repaired soon, says DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon.

  • Dhaka south to get 5,000 bins for cleaner city

    A total of 5000 bins will be set at different points of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) by 2016, its Mayor Sayeed Khokon has said.

  • 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.

  • Torturer-cops suspended

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police yesterday suspended sub-inspectors Masud Shikder and Arshadul Islam Akash of Mohammadpur and Jatrabari