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Plantation programme in Kamalganj

Moulvibazar coresspondent Under the reforestation and infrastructure development project of Sylhet Forest Department to alleviate the adverse effects of climate change, the creation of 10 km trip garden in 2021-2022 under the management of Rajkandi Range under the direction of Kamalganj Upazila Administration of Moulvibazar was inaugurated. Sunday Kamalganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer Sifat Uddin inaugurated the tree planting program as ...

School lost in river: Teachers in extreme distress with students in Daulatkhan

Sabbir Alam Babu, Bhola The school building of Central Hajipur Government Primary School No. 50 in Daulatkhan of Bhola was destroyed a year ago due to river erosion. As a result, the school was relocated to the mainland. But the students and teachers are in dire straits as there is no school building in the new place. Burning in the ...

Shariatpur fish traders see huge prospects as Padma Bridge opens

Staff Repoter Fish traders of Shariatpur, one of the two districts connected by the Padma Bridge, are expecting that their business will boom as the much-awaited bridge opened to traffic on Sunday. The fisheries owners expect new business opportunities with the inauguration of the country’s longest bridge. With the opening of the Padma Bridge, a dramatic change will take place ...

Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor expecting first child

Entertainment Desk Bollywood star couple Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor are expecting their first bundle of joy. Alia took to Instagram on Monday morning to share the good news with her fans and friend. She shared a picture, where the actress is seen getting her sonography done while her husband Ranbir is seen looking at the baby on the screen. She ...

Showers likely in parts of country: Met office

Staff Reporter More rains are likely to drench Bangladesh in the next 24 hours, with monsoon being fairly active over the country and moderate over the North Bay, the weather department said Monday. “Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions; at a ...

Dhaka’s air quality turns ‘good’

Staff Reporter With an air quality index (AQI) score of 45, Dhaka’s air quality turned ‘good’ Monday morning. . The metropolis ranked 36th in the list of world cities with the worst air quality at 8am. An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered to be ‘good’ while between 50 and 100 ‘moderate’. Chile’s Santiago, Pakistan’s Lahore and Indonesia’s Jakarta occupied ...

Shoe factory catches fire in capital’s Banasree

Staff Reporter A fire has broken out at a shoe factory in Dakhin Banasree area of the capital. The fire initiated at around 10:45am on Monday. Shahajahan Sikder of Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence media wing confirmed the matter. He said that four firefighting units rushed the spot to douse the flames. No casualties have been reported yet.

Djokovic brings curtain up on Wimbledon

Sports Desk Novak Djokovic begins his bid to match Pete Sampras as a seven-time Wimbledon champion on Monday with British Grand Slam title winners Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu also on the Centre Court agenda. In the absence of the banned Daniil Medvedev and injured Alexander Zverev, 20-time major winner Djokovic takes top seeding. The 35-year-old defending champion starts his ...

Padma Bridge: Over Tk2 crore toll collected on 1st day

Staff Reporter The Padma Bridge authority collected Tk20,940,300 toll in first 24 hours of opening of the Padma Bridge for traffic movement. The toll was collected from 6.00am on Sunday to 6.00am on Monday, an official of Padma Bridge project said. A total of 51,316 vehicles crossed the bridge over the same period, he said. The Padma Bridge was opened for ...

Floodwater receding, sufferings lingering

Staff Reporter Floodwater started receding from the flood-hit areas of the country with water levels of major rivers coming down on Sunday. Flood victims’ scream is yet to come to an end. They are passing days in extreme misery amid acute crisis of food and outbreaks of the waterborne diseases. They are desperately looking for relief when they see any ...