August 11, 2021
August 11, 2021

Much-hyped underground cable work in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi set to start next month

Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) will start physical work on taking overhead cables underground in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi area next month as part of its mega project to ensure safer transmission...

August 9, 2021
August 9, 2021

Mosquito menace on the rise in Brahmanbaria town

In many areas across the Brahmanbaria town, mosquitoes descend upon neighbourhoods every day after sunset. But these days, even during daytime, their numbers are so high that people are finding it...

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Mitigating Waterlogging in Chattogram City: Over Tk 3,000cr spent, yet no remedy in sight

When the Executive Committee for National Economic Council (Ecnec) in August 2017 approved a Tk 7,916 crore project for Chattogram Development Board (CDA) to mitigate the waterlogging crisis, port...

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

‘Threats by pilots to refrain from extra flights tarnished Biman’s commercial interest’

The national airliner today said threats by pilots of Biman that that they would refrain from flying extra flights if the authorities do not address salary disparity between pilots and other...

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

Italy keen to invest EUR 200m in Bangladesh’s rural infrastructure

Italy has expressed interest in investing 200 million Euros in Bangladesh for development of rural infrastructure, transportation system, drinkable water, and drainage system.