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Dhaka ranks 2nd worst city in daily Air Quality Index By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 17th March, 2019, 21:36

The air quality generally worsens during summer and shows signs of improvement in monsoon when the dust settles

Dhaka ranks 2nd worst city in daily Air Quality Index

Wildlife Conversationalist Tania Khan no more Wildlife Conversationalist Tania Khan no more

Wildlife conversationalist from Moulvibazar district of Bangladesh Tania Khan was found dead at her residence Wednesday


Fire doused at Anarkali market in Mouchak Fire doused at Anarkali market in Mouchak

Witnesses suspect that the fire might has been originated from an electric short-circuit


ISKCON temple fined for hill cutting ISKCON temple fined for hill cutting

A mobile court here on Thursday fined International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple…


Dhaka to be freed from drugs and mosquitoes: DNCC mayor Dhaka to be freed from drugs and mosquitoes: DNCC mayor

He also says that Dhaka will be free from drugs and mosquitoes as well


20 gold bars seized from Dhaka airport dustbin 20 gold bars seized from Dhaka airport dustbin

The gold bars worth around Tk 1.16 crore were wrapped with black scotch tape in a plastic bag


DNCC mayoral by-election fails to generate enthusiasm DNCC mayoral by-election fails to generate enthusiasm

According to voters, the election has failed to heat up the atmosphere as there is no opposition candidate in it


Dhaka ranks 5th worst on air quality Dhaka ranks 5th worst on air quality

In the real-time air quality ranking, Dhaka scored 164 on Wednesday and classified as “unhealthy”, according to AirVisual


Atiqul begins election campaign Atiqul begins election campaign

He started his campaign offering prayers at a Shrine in Uttarkhan


Iranian food fest begins in Dhaka Iranian food fest begins in Dhaka

The prominent Iranian chef Hossain Nazmi is the special attraction of the food fest


Emon elected DSEC president, Anike secretary Emon elected DSEC president, Anike secretary

Emon obtained 268 votes while his nearest contestant Mamun Farazi bagged 259 votes, Mutadir Anike was made general secretary getting 271 votes


Musician Shafin Ahmed purchases nomination form for DNCC polls Shafin purchases nomination form for DNCC polls

He collects the nomination paper from the headquarters of Jatiya Party on Monday


Schoolgirl commits suicide in city Schoolgirl commits suicide in city

Shanta is said to have committed suicide in her bedroom by hanging herself from ceiling fan around 6 pm on Sunday


DNCC mayoral by-poll likely in March DNCC mayoral by-poll likely in March

The CEC says the DNCC election will not hamper staging of the staggered upazila polls, to be held in 5 phases starting from the first week of March


Two minor girls found dead in city Two minor girls found dead in city

It is assumed that the girls were tortured and strangled to death as injuries found in different parts of the bodies, the OC says


Bicycle sharing service JoBike launched in Dhaka Bicycle sharing service JoBike launched in Dhaka

Apart from Cox’s Bazar, the service has already been launched commercially in two public universities--Jahangirnagar and Chittagong


Fire catches at Badda bamboo market Fire catches at Badda bamboo market

At least six fire units rushed to the spot to douse the fire soon after being informed. A firecrew said they were facing trouble due to lack of water


Man dies in police custody in city Man dies in police custody in city

Ripon was suffering from various diseases, including high blood pressure, the OC said, adding that they suspected that Ripon died of heart attack


BSMRDU VC pays tributes to martyrs of Liberation War on Victory Day BSMRDU VC pays tributes to martyrs of Liberation War

VC Munaz Ahmed says, the conspiracy of local collaborators of the then Pakistani occupation forces, Razakar, Al Badar and Al Shamas, is still exist


Mosquito menace turns severe in city Mosquito menace turns severe in city

Mosquito coil, aerosol spray, electric bat or fogging machines are failing to get rid of the growing menace


Gulshan Police Plaza catches fire Gulshan Police Plaza catches fire

The fire breaks out around 8:30pm on Friday at the level five food court of the shopping mall


VNSC principal, 2 other teachers sued over 'suicide instigation' Case filed against VNSC principal, 2 other teachers

The case was filed with Paltan Police Station around 8:00pm, a day after Aritree hanged herself in her house after she was rebuked by her teachers


Viqarunnisa girl ‘kills herself’ after being ‘rebuked’ by teachers Viqarunnisa girl ‘kills herself’ in city

Alleging that she used mobile phone for adopting unfair means in the test, the principal and other teachers rebuked her in the presence of her parents


Elias, Kabir elected DRU president, secretary Elias, Kabir elected DRU president, secretary

For the president post, Elias bagged 641 votes while his nearest contestant Monir Hossain Liton of Ekattor TV got 496 votes


First death anniversary of Mayor Annisul Friday First death anniversary of Mayor Annisul Friday

A special prayer will be arranged by the late mayor’s family members at Gulshan Azad Mosque after Asar prayers on Friday seeking eternal peace


Slow mobile internet service in Gulshan areas: Residents  Slow mobile internet service in Gulshan areas: Residents

Some of the sufferers also alleged that mobile operators' 3G and 4G services remained suspended at some parts of Gulshan-2 and Gulshan-1


Newborn baby found alive inside a bag in city Newborn baby found alive inside a bag in city

A new born baby boy was recovered from a bag left in front of a house at Shamibag in the capital’s…


Two motorcyclists killed in Rajshahi road crash Two motorcyclists killed in Rajshahi road crash

The deceased have been identified as Emon Ali, resident of Boiragipara area and Sujon Islam, 26 resident of Tokipur area of Rajshahi city


Two women crushed under train in city Two women crushed under train in city

One of the deceased is identified as Nipa, wife of Swapan Mia of Dakshinkhan area while the identity of another woman is not known yet


City shopping mall catches fire City shopping mall catches fire

The fire ensued at the third floor of Tropical Razia Tower around 4:54 pm, according to the Fire Service and Civil Defense control room


Dhaka awaits greater environmental hazards as it remains ‘ungoverned’: Experts    Dhaka awaits greater environmental hazards: Experts

Dhaka city is surrounded by five rivers -- Balu and Sitalakhya on the eastern side, Turag and Buriganga on the western side, and Dhaleshwari


Workshop for destitute women held in city Workshop for destitute women held in city

A documentary on ‘Empowering women and building sustainable livelihood in Urban’ is screened


Multi-storied building catches fire in Gulshan Multi-storied building catches fire in Gulshan

Fire service control room sources say smokes started to came out from the 8th floor of ‘Silver Tower’ building around 2pm


Three people killed in city road accidents Three people killed in city road accidents

The deceased were identified as M Abdur Razzaque, 46, his friend Jahidur Rahman Dudu, 42, and an unidentified youth, 27


Gas leak halts traffic movement in Uttara Gas leak halts traffic movement in Uttara

The pipeline was blasted with a big bang and gas was whizzing out from multiple points with loud noises resulting huge tailbacks


Couple runs away with Couple runs away with "Tk 100cr" deceiving hundreds of family

Around hundred people mainly women, who have been victimized of this fraudulence, were shown sitting in front of a building at Ahmedbagh area


Dustho Shastha Kendra vows to make Gazipur a model city DSK vows to make Gazipur a model city

It pledges to make a part of Gazipur city a model in terms of pure drinking water, proper sanitation and health related issues


Battery-run rickshaws still ply city streets Battery-run rickshaws still ply city streets

Having no valid licence and road permit, battery-run rickshaws operate under the very nose of the authorities concerned


Sylhet to become country’s first digital city Sylhet to become country’s first digital city

He says the hardware and software industry of the country will be enriched if the investors from Sylhet come forth in this high-tech park


Unplanned industries hurdle
to smooth power supply Unplanned industries hurdle to smooth power supply

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid says 92 percent of the total population of the country have been brought under electricity coverage

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