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'Hospitals directed to ensure health services during Eid holidays'

Dhaka, April 9 -- Directors of all hospitals have been instructed to ensure health services during the Eid holidays, said Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Samanta Lal Sen on Tuesday. "I will... Read More


Banks, stock markets to remain closed for five days for Eid-ul-Fitr

Dhaka, April 9 -- Banks and capital markets will remain closed for five days for the Eid-ul-Fitr and Bengali New Year holidays. The National Moon Sighting Committee will announce the date for Eid-ul-... Read More


SC relaxes black dress code for heat wave

Dhaka, April 9 -- The Supreme Court (SC) has relaxed its dress code, saying due to the ongoing severe heatwave across the country, judges and lawyers of the apex court, its subordinate courts and trib... Read More


Dhaka ranks 6th worst in air quality index

Dhaka, April 9 -- Dhaka's air quality has been identified as 'unhealthy' this morning. With an air quality index (AQI) score of 172 at 10:21 am, Dhaka ranked 6th on the list of cities around the worl... Read More


Eid journey: Dhaka-Chittagong highway sees less traffic

Dhaka, April 9 -- Holidaymakers who are traveling on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway witnessed no traffic congestion on Tuesday despite an increased number of vehicles on the highway. Shahinul Islam, o... Read More


Chaos at Kamalapur railway station on last day of Eid trips

Dhaka, April 9 -- Chaos overcame discipline at Kamalapur Railway Station on the final day of trips ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. All the trains that left the station in the morning were overcrowded. The trai... Read More


March marks yet another record in global heat

Dhaka, April 9 -- The world just experienced its warmest March on record, capping a 10-month streak in which every month set a new temperature record, the European Union's climate change monitoring se... Read More


Hasan Mahmud advocates for student politics at BUET with academic integrity

Dhaka, April 9 -- At an event organised by the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at Dhaka University, Foreign Minister and Awami League Joint General Secretary, Dr. Hasan Mahmud, emphasised the importan... Read More


Eid holiday rush triggers risky rides on highways

Dhaka, April 9 -- A rush of holidaymakers journeying for Eid-ul-Fitr festivities has led to a surge in traffic on the highways. Alongside buses, people headed to their hometowns and villages in the n... Read More


'Alponay Boishakh 1431' set to welcome Bengali New Year

Dhaka, April 9 -- The country's largest Alpona festival, titled "Alponay Boishakh 1431," is all set to bring the essence of Bengali culture to life with vibrant strokes of colour and artistry, as the ... Read More