UNB reports, in Bangladesh, AQI is based on five criteria pollutants – Particulate Matter (PM10 and PM2.5), NO2, CO, SO2 and Ozone. Dhaka has been grappling with the problem of air pollution for a long time. Its air quality usually turns unhealthy in winters and improves during monsoons. Air pollution consistently ranks among the top […]
Bangladesh has reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the total number of infections to 2,037,494. The death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,441 in the 24-hour period, according to the latest government data released on Thursday. For a positivity rate of 0.77 per cent, 2,072 samples were tested across […]
Project officials said the construction of the railway track would be completed by June, but it would take another two months to complete some other works. According to project director Afzal Hussain, 48 percent of the work on the upper part of the railway bridge has been completed. “We hope to complete the rest by […]
Nearly a month after the inauguration of metro rail service in Dhaka, Mirpur’s Pallabi station opened for commuters on Wednesday, reported news agency UNB. Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) Managing Director (MD) MAN Siddiqui said that from today commuters can travel from Uttara North station to Pallabi, Pallabi to Uttara and Agargaon to Pallabi.
The minimum deposit amount will be determined after the establishment of a five-member National Pension Authority headed by an executive chairman. The authority will have a 16-strong governing body, which will be headed by the finance minister. Other members of the Governing Body include Bangladesh Bank Governor, Finance Secretary, Financial Institutions Division Secretary, NBR President, […]
According to the hospital, the injured included Saidul Islam (35), Abul Kalam (25), Mohd Shaheen (30), Mohd Tarek 20 and Atiqul Islam Akeel (15). Shaheen, Tarek and Kalam were unloading sand on the side of the road at the time of the blast. , Police said Atiqul’s condition was critical as he was removing a […]
Bangladesh has registered 13 new cases of Kovid-19 in a day, taking the total number of infections to 2,037,469. The death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,441 over the 24-hour period, according to the latest government data released on Tuesday. For a positivity rate of 0.49 per cent, 2,657 samples were tested across […]
Four people were injured in a ‘drum’ blast in Dhaka’s Moghbazar. According to the police, the explosion occurred outside a grocery store in Wireless Railgate area around 10 am on Tuesday. The drum of the grocery store next to the drug store was kept on the road. When Hasibur, a grocery store associate, tried to […]
More dust due to construction works Construction activities increase in Dhaka during winter as builders prefer the season with little or no rain. The construction and repair of buildings and roads and other infrastructure adds to air pollution and human suffering. Presently the drain is being constructed on Mohkhali-Gulshan link road. “The dust menace increased […]
Dhaka once again tops the list of most polluted cities in the world. After Sunday, Dhaka retained the top spot in the list of polluted cities with an air quality index (AQI) of 293 at 8.00 am on Monday. Earlier on Saturday too, Dhaka was on top of the list. With this, Dhaka continues to […]
The court has rejected the BNP’s plea to book 10 policemen, including Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Additional Commissioner Mohammad Haroon or Rashid, for vandalizing the BNP central office in Naya Paltan in the capital. The order was passed by Magistrate Rajesh Chowdhary of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) court. Nazim Uddin’s lawyer Masood Ahmed Talukdar […]
The press release said that Dhaka also expressed concern over the act of insulting the sacred values of Muslims all over the world under the guise of ‘freedom of expression’. Islam is a religion of peace and tolerance and Bangladesh believes that freedom of religion should be upheld and respected under any circumstances.
The police member, who identified himself as Saqib, said he saw three men wearing RAB vests running away from the scene. “The two men wearing RAB vests dropped their guns and fled as soon as they saw me coming towards them,” he said. Details of the fourth person involved in the kidnapping attempt were unclear. […]
According to IMDb, an online database of information related to films and television series, the purpose of the film is to establish that terrorists use religion to divide and kill people, while the surviving hostages, all of them also Muslim, fight their own Let’s try to protect humanist values. The film highlights the conflicts and […]
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