5h ago| News Multimedia

Has dengue become a new national health crisis?

Dengue infection in Bangladesh, especially in Dhaka, has now become an unignorable health crisis -- with 153 patients hospitalized till this morning (July 28), the highest in a day this year.

6h ago| News Multimedia

Public movement continues to increase despite action from law enforcement

In different districts of the country including Dhaka, Manikganj, Rajshahi, Barishal and Chattogram it is becoming increasingly harder to control the flow of people. With or without emergencies,...

8h ago| News Multimedia

Human hair spells success for Kurigram's Lima

Lima, a young girl from a remote village in Kurigram, makes hair caps with human hair. She is now a successful entrepreneur.

1d ago| News Multimedia

In search of livelihood, 4 farmers travelled 250km during lockdown

Four farm labourers began their difficult journey from Gomostapur of Chapainawabganj this morning to Faridpur. They have started their journey on the basis of a phone call from a farmer in Faridpur...

2d ago| News Multimedia

Labour courts: More hassle than justice for plaintiffs?

Labour courts in Bangladesh, on average, take 10 times longer than the prescribed term to pass a judgement. Even after they do, many employers do not pay reparations properly. To add to that, there...

2d ago| News Multimedia

How compliant are people about movement regulations?

Today (26 July), overall movement of people, personal vehicles and rickshaws has increased throughout the country despite law enforcement agencies’ active patrolling on the streets.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Has dengue become a new national health crisis?

Dengue infection in Bangladesh, especially in Dhaka, has now become an unignorable health crisis -- with 153 patients hospitalized till this morning (July 28), the highest in a day this year.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Public movement continues to increase despite action from law enforcement

In different districts of the country including Dhaka, Manikganj, Rajshahi, Barishal and Chattogram it is becoming increasingly harder to control the flow of people. With or without emergencies,...

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Human hair spells success for Kurigram's Lima

Lima, a young girl from a remote village in Kurigram, makes hair caps with human hair. She is now a successful entrepreneur.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Roads busy despite Covid cases rising

Despite the recent increase in Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh, roads in Dhaka, Barishal, Manikganj, Chattogram and other districts of the country are becoming increasingly busy.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

How severe is the crisis for ICU?

Almost all the Covid-19 dedicated ICU beds are occupied; severe disparity in medical facilities between the capital and the rest of the country is far from being solved; and the Covid-19 situation...

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Covid 19: A prelude to terror?

Within just one week after the break from strict restrictions during Eid, Dhaka Medical College Hospital is now facing the tragedy that the country didn't want -- chaos of helpless Covid-19...

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

In search of livelihood, 4 farmers travelled 250km during lockdown

Four farm labourers began their difficult journey from Gomostapur of Chapainawabganj this morning to Faridpur. They have started their journey on the basis of a phone call from a farmer in Faridpur...

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Labour courts: More hassle than justice for plaintiffs?

Labour courts in Bangladesh, on average, take 10 times longer than the prescribed term to pass a judgement. Even after they do, many employers do not pay reparations properly. To add to that, there...

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

How compliant are people about movement regulations?

Today (26 July), overall movement of people, personal vehicles and rickshaws has increased throughout the country despite law enforcement agencies’ active patrolling on the streets.

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Busiest terminals now deserted

Where there used to be a buzz of thousands of people all day and night -- there is now nothing but stillness.