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.
With only two days remaining before Eid-ul-Azha, selling of sacrificial animals is yet to gain momentum at markets in Dhaka.
The government’s condition of maintaining health guidelines for allowing cattle markets ahead of Eid-ul-Azha seems to have fallen on deaf ears.
Even though the cattle markets in the capital were scheduled to start from Saturday, they are already witnessing large crowds as not only traders are bringing in sacrificial animals, people are...
To live off the streets of Dhaka is not merely living in hunger, it also comes with an immense lack of security. For the “tokai” -- a child waste picker -- living in the capital, hunger and...
“Get us out of here. Please help!”
These were the last words Liton heard from his sister-in-law Jahanara Begum when he called her on Thursday evening.
Abul Kashem, 45, used to drive buses owned by others for 25 years and dreamed of one day owning his own bus.
Md Rasel, a 27-year-old peddler, regularly visits hospitals and diagnostic centres in Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area to collect recyclable medical wastes.
26 years ago, a young Md Riajuddin came to Dhaka, from Mymensingh, to make a decent living.
The same old pictures of thousands of people leaving the capital have returned as the country braces for another lockdown.