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Commuters suffer as heavy rains send city roads under water By UNB | Last Updated: 12th July, 2019, 15:05

Many people were seen wading through filthy water to reach their destinations

Commuters suffer as heavy rains send city roads under water

Video of adding saccharin into sugarcane goes viral Video of adding saccharin into sugarcane goes viral

Video of adding saccharin into sugarcanes goes viral on social media platform Facebook


Mayor Atiqul mulls Rickshaw free Dhaka within two years Mayor Atiqul mulls Rickshaw free Dhaka

DNCC mayor Atiqul Islam also says that they have plan to free Dhaka roads from rickshaw within two years


Waterlogging disrupts life in port city Waterlogging disrupts life in port city

Chattogram Met Office recorded 187.2 millimetre of rainfalls in 24 hours till 3.00pm today


Don't ply rickshaws on city main roads: Mayor Atiqul Don't ply rickshaws on city main roads: Mayor Atiqul

He says manual and mechanical system cannot go together in main roads in the capital 


Roadside tree falls on car in city Roadside tree falls on car in city

No casualty is reported till filing of this report, but the car owned by Brigadier General Shafiul Alam got slightly damaged


Physician dies of dengue fever in city Physician dies of dengue fever in city

She was identified as Nigar Nahid Dipu, a doctor of Radiology and Imaging Department of the hospital in city’s Uttara


Jubo League leader hacked to death in city Jubo League leader hacked to death in city

The incident occurred around 6:30 pm at Atkahnia village in Sholla Union of Nababganj upazila


Fire at Banglamotor residential building under control Fire at Banglamotor residential building under control

Four units of fire fighters are working to bring the incendiary under control


Petrol bomb recovered from Bangabandhu Medical University Petrol bomb recovered from BSMMU

Imprisoned BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia is undergoing treatment at the hospital


WB to help improve 4 large neighborhoods in Dhaka WB to help improve 4 large neighborhoods in Dhaka

The project will help enhance green open spaces by improving selected parks, streets and waterfront areas


2 held with 20 gold bars at Dhaka airport 2 held with 20 gold bars at Dhaka airport

The estimated market price of the seized gold is about Tk 1 crore and 12 lakh


7 held with fake notes worth Tk 30 lakh in city 7 held with fake notes worth Tk 30 lakh in city

There are several cases against the detainees in different police stations of the country including Dhaka


Sale of substandard goods still on in Khulna defying High Court order Sale of substandard goods still on in Khulna defying HC order

Deputy Commissioner of the district Mohammad Helal Hossain says the administration will take necessary actions against businesses defying the High Court order.


Police keeping extortionists on chase: DMP Commissioner Police keeping extortionists on chase: DMP Commissioner

Assaduzzaman Miah says security measures have been beefed up for empty Dhaka and home-bound people


65 ‘Ogyan Party men’ held in city 65 ‘Ogyan Party men’ held in city

Detectives also recovered sedatives, juice and dates laced with sedatives, and seven stolen motorcycles and one private car


One killed, dozens injured in national mosque pandal collapse during nor'wester 1 killed, dozens injured in mosque pandal collapse

The incident takes place after a nor’wester struck immediately after iftar 


Balloon gas cylinder blasts in Motijheel Balloon gas cylinder blasts in Motijheel

No casualty or damage was reported till filing the story


WASA responsible for polluted water: Speakers WASA responsible for polluted water: Speakers

Anu Muhammad alleges that WASA is spending more money to commercialise drinking water than to decontaminate the supply water


Project for upgrading Mongla Port on the cards Project for upgrading Mongla Port on the cards

The project would be implemented under the Ministry of Shipping with an estimated cost of Taka 6,014 crore


WASA MD pledges prompt steps to supply drinkable water in Jurain WASA MD pledges prompt steps to supply drinkable water in Jurain

Jurain residents, holding jars containing ‘sharbat’ made from supply water, gathers to Wasa Bhaban


Jurain residents make supply water ‘sharbat’ for WASA MD Jurain residents make supply water ‘sharbat’ for WASA MD

The protesters from Jurain area take positions opposite to WASA Bhaban at Karwan Bazar


Father detained for ‘killing’ son in Sylhet Father detained for ‘killing’ son in Sylhet

After having dispute with his wife, Delowar leaves their house in Khadimnagar area along with their boy and kills the toddler and dumps his body in a fish enclosure


Woman held with 2,100 Yaba tablets in Rajshahi Woman held with 2,100 Yaba tablets in Rajshahi

Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-5) in a drive arrested a female drug trader along with 2,100…


DNCC kitchen market fire victims get compensation DNCC kitchen market fire victims get compensation

Relief minister Dr Md Enamur Rahman distributed cash among the affected businessmen at a programme at the DNCC kitchen market


The brave boy Nayeem gets a rent-free room from DMP The brave boy Nayeem gets a rent-free room

The little boy Nyeem played a memorable role during the Banani FR Tower fire


Two held for ‘killing driver during carjacking’ in Chattogram Two held for ‘killing driver during carjacking’ in Chattogram

It is suspected that the deceased are the driver of the car and the carjackers are heading towards Kattoli Beribadh to dump the body in the sea


SC upholds order on paying Tk 10 lakh to Abrar’s family SC upholds order on paying Tk 10 lakh to Abrar’s family

It also issues rule to compensate Tk 5 crore to the family of Abrar for his death in the road accident


New wards of DSCC to be turned into a model town: Khokan 'New wards of DSCC to be turned into a model town'

The mayor says the DSCC is running with only 40 percent workforce as it could not recruit manpower in the last four years


Fireman Sohel Rana hurt in Banani FR Tower fire dies Fireman Sohel Rana hurt in Banani FR Tower fire dies

Including Sohel, a total of 27 people were killed and around 70 others injured in the deadly fire incident on March 28


Syed Akmal best headmaster in Dhaka division Syed Akmal best headmaster in Dhaka division

The dedicated teacher had his master’s degree with honours in political science and master’s in Bangla


Two motorcyclists killed on Khilgaon flyover Two motorcyclists killed on Khilgaon flyover

The deceased are identified as Tuhin, 18, son of Mojammel Haq and Noman, 18, son of Mujibur Rahman of Bashabo Owahabtola area, in the capital


Water crisis sparks protest in Jatrabari Water crisis sparks protest in Jatrabari

The protesters, however, withdrew their demonstration after a WASA car distributed water in the area


Nor'wester sweeps capital city, kills three Nor'wester kills three in city

The storm stirred up around 6:00 pm and was soon on full stem with heavy winds and thundershowers


Two shot during mugging in city Two shot during mugging in city

A group numbering 4/5 swooped on Sujauddin while he was going to Nawabpur from Motijheel with a bag containing valuable documents


Dhaka ranks 2nd worst city in daily Air Quality Index Dhaka ranks 2nd worst city in daily Air Quality Index

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


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

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