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Corona lockdown prompts bird chirping back in Dhaka City

The global pandemic known as COVID-19 has been changing and impacting the lives of almost all the species in the world ever since the virus started taking lives in Wuhan, China. While all the businesses and economic activities are being severely hampered due to the coronavirus, nature is healing from non-stop economic activity – and that has made the ‘almost ... Read More »

Dhaka City polls put EVMs, BD Election Commission to test

The elections to two city corporations of Dhaka North and South have generated much enthusiasm among the candidates of the two posts of Mayors and around 172 posts of Ward Councillors including 43 for women in reserved wards. But the high commands of the two major contending parties – The Awami League (AL) and the Nationalist Party (BNP) – have ... Read More »

147 collect BNP nomination forms for city Councilor posts

Dhaka, Dec 25 – A total of 147 aspirants yesterday collected BNP nomination forms to contest the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) polls for the post of councilors. Of them, only 18 female aspirants collected nomination forms to contest in the women reserved seats in the two cities. Read More »

Heavy rains swamp, paralyse Dhaka City roads

Jahangirnagar University, Sept 17 (UNB) – A seminar titled ‘Basics and Research Trends in Fibre Optic Communication System’ was held at Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Monday. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) of JU student unit organised the seminar at the seminar room of Zahir Raihan auditorium.  Professor of University of Yamanashi, Japan Dr Masanori Hanawa delivered the ... Read More »

2 bodies of a woman and an old man recovered near Dhaka City

Keraniganj, June 5 – Police recovered the bodies of a woman from an under-construction building and that of an elderly man from the Buriganga River in Keraniganj on Wednesday. The deceased could not be identified till Wednesday evening. Officer-in-charge of South Keraniganj Police Station Shah Zaman said they recovered the body of the woman, aged around 30, from the 3rd ... Read More »

High Court tells of negligence in making Dhaka City livable

Dhaka, May 15 (UNB) – Apparently expressing its displeasure over air pollution, mosquito menace and repeated digging of roads in the capital, the High Court on Wednesday said two city corporations have negligence to make Dhaka as a liveable city. “You’re damaging road dividers which are good in condition and constructing those anew after a few days on a regular ... Read More »