Helemul Alam

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Dengue Treatment: Hard to get amid Covid wave

Dengue patients have been struggling to find treatment at the public hospitals in the capital as the major facilities are burdened with Covid-19 patients.

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Dengue cases rising in Dhaka: Key terminals, depots turn Aedes hotspots

Major terminals and depots in the capital have become ideal breeding grounds for Aedes mosquito, the carrier of dengue virus, thanks to puddles formed in discarded tyres and plastic containers.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Dengue Menace: Deadlier variant at work again

Most of the dengue patients this year are being infected by Serotype-3, a variant of the dengue virus which can increase mortality risk, warn doctors.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Dengue menace on the prowl

Surpassing the total number of cases last year, at least 1,430 dengue patients were hospitalised just this month, indicating an alarming rise in the Aedes-borne disease.

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Dealing with Pandemic Fallout: Over 17 lakh get govt cash support

The government recently distributed cash support worth Tk 450 crore to around 17.24 lakh day labourers, transport workers, and small traders, as part of its recent announcement of a Tk 3,200 crore...

July 24, 2021
July 24, 2021

Crucial yet left without care

Around one and a half years ago, Dhaka North City Corporation procured three turntable ladders for dousing flames at high-rise buildings.

July 21, 2021
July 21, 2021

Incurring loss, cattle traders leaving Dhaka with animals

Mohammad Azgar Ali was excited when he came to Dhupkhola cattle market in Dhaka with his 16 bulls -- hoping to make good profit like last year. But that excitement dissipated as he had to incur...

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

Cattle markets in city: Buyers increasing, prices still high

The sale of sacrificial animals gathered pace in the capital’s cattle markets two days before the Eid-ul-Azha yesterday, although traders were charging higher prices compared to last year.

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

Cattle sales yet to pick up steam

With only two days remaining before Eid-ul-Azha, selling of sacrificial animals is yet to gain momentum at markets in Dhaka.

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

Covid fear loses way in cattle markets

The government’s condition of maintaining health guidelines for allowing cattle markets ahead of Eid-ul-Azha seems to have fallen on deaf ears.