Dhaka

Wild birds still being sold
Some vendors sell wild birds alongside domesticated variants in Bangladesh’s capital, though their sale is illegal.
SSC: Jashore board has highest pass rate, Dhaka tops GPA 5 list
The results of the SSC and equivalent exams were released for 2 million students on Monday
Looking for work on the sidewalk
Rain or shine, Dhaka’s Notun Bazar area is always flocked by day labourers from the crack of dawn.
Mobile Library
Three-year-old Fawzan is fascinated with a colourful book inside a mobile library at Section 13 in Dhaka’s Mirpur.
Bottle-shaped bins
A number of bottle-shaped dustbins have been placed in the Dhaka University area to encourage people to keep the streets clean.
Is Dhaka’s monsoon causing dengue cases to surge?
So far, 3,759 cases have been recorded this year alone, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), with a total death toll of 16.
 Football WC daubed across Dhaka walls
With the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 set to kick off on Nov 20, people around the globe are caught up in football fever and Bangladesh is no exception. Fans have painted graffiti on the walls of the off ...
Battery-powered risky rickshaws run rampant
Battery-run rickshaws cause accidents due to their uncontrolled speed on narrow roads in Dhaka. The number of these unauthorised modes of transport is on the rise, and the owners are using illegal pow ...
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