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Wari under lockdown for 21 days from Saturday

Dhaka, July 4 – Wari area of the capital will be put under lockdown for the next 21 days from Saturday to prevent the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19). All preparations for the lockdown have already been completed, councillor of ward-41 under Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Sarowar Hossain Alo told BSS over the telephone on Friday. Tipu Sultan Road, Jahangir ... Read More »

Bhutan Royal society for Nature mourns Dr Azharul Haq

Royal Society for Protection of Nature of Bhutan is deeply saddened by the demise of Dr. Khondaker Azharul Haq, the Chairperson of Global Water Partnership South Asia Subcontinent. A thousand butter lamps were lit this morning at Changangkha Lhakhang in the name of the deceased. May our prayers ease the pain of this loss, says a message. Read More »

Death toll in Buriganga Ferry Launch disaster rises to 32

Dhaka, June 29 – The death toll from Monday’s launch capsize in the Buriganga River near Shyambazar, close to Dhaka Sadarghat Inland Water Transport Authority terminal climbed to 32 with the recovery of two more bodies late in the afternoon. Lima Khanam, duty officer of fire service headquarters control room, said 32 bodies were retrieved from the sunken launch till ... Read More »