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People suffer for gridlocks

People suffer for gridlocks
A large number of vehicles, coupled with numerous potholes and waterlogging, yesterday triggered long tailbacks on the Dhaka-Mymensingh, Dhaka-Tangail and Dhaka-Chittagong highways. However, road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader yesterday claimed that there were no gridlocks on the highways. Holidaymakers have started leaving Dhaka for their native villages to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their family. Some garment factories in Gazipur have declared holidays and closed their units on the occasion of Eid. The workers have rushed to different bus terminals to leave the town for their village homes. A large number of vehicles triggered a 10-km-long tailback from Munshiganj’s Gazaria to Bhaterchar on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway,…

Sholakia ready for country’s largest Eid congregation

Sholakia ready for country’s largest Eid congregation

Keeping security issue as a top priority, all necessary preparations have been completed for holding the country's largest Eid congregation at Sholakia Eidgah Maidan in Kishoreganj, reports UNB. This will be the 191st jamaat where Maulana Farid Uddin Masud, chairman of Islahul Muslimin Parishad,…
Footpath shops also draw huge Eid shoppers

Footpath shops also draw huge Eid shoppers

Makeshift shops on footpaths and open spaces in the capital and other major cities across the country are doing a brisk business as the low-income and poor people are crowding those for buying things at cheaper rates amid an eid shopping frenzy, reports UNB. These makeshift stalls are seen as hotspots…
The World Cup kicks off today

The World Cup kicks off today

The 21st World Cup Football kicks off at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow today with the inaugural match between Saudi Arabia and the hosts Russia. In this greatest show on earth, the spectators will see Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Spain and France as the most favourite teams. But they will also miss the sporting…
The art of teaching

The art of teaching

Teaching is an inherent quality. We must know that regardless of how hard we try, no matter how many methods we employ, we cannot teach, but what we can do is inspire the students so that they might find interest in pursuing the deeper meanings of things that today are mere titles in the syllabi. Now…
REHAB worried about extra 
pressure on customers

REHAB worried about extra pressure on customers

The indirect tax to be paid for buying a mid-sized flat is going to increase to 2 per cent from the earlier rate of 1.5 per cent. This will put extra pressure on buyers, say industry insiders. The new rate, proposed by finance minister AMA Muhith, will come into effect on July 1 this year. Alamgir Shamsul…
Kim-Trump summit: What now?

Kim-Trump summit: What now?

SINGAPORE: Donald Trump’s groundbreaking meeting with Kim Jong Un, the hereditary leader of a dynastic dictatorship, was heralded by the main players as a breakthrough that will bring about major change, but left others wondering: What now?, reports AFP. After decades of isolation over its nuclear…
Milon and Mamo to share screen for Eid tele-drama

Milon and Mamo to share screen for Eid tele-drama

Audience-admired acting duo Anisur Rahman Milon and Zakia Bari Mamo, who have portrayed as the love interest in multiple films, will be sharing screen in a tele-drama titled ‘Parash’. Young director Rubel Hasan has made this unique tele-drama on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. DhakaLive has…
Russia have point to prove in opener

Russia have point to prove in opener

AFP, MOSCOW: Host nation Russia are under enormous pressure to perform as they head into Thursday's World Cup curtainraiser against Saudi Arabia in a contest between the two lowest-ranked nations in the tournament. Stanislav Cherchesov's side will walk out onto the pitch at the 80,000-capacity…
Poultry farming brings smile to rural women

Poultry farming brings smile to rural women

DHAKA: Duck rearing and poultry farming have brought smile on the faces of the poor rural women as they are becoming self-reliant with an increase in their monthly earning but still they have to face multiple constraints to ensure their survival, reports BSS. Although most of the small scale women farmers…
Dhaka starts wearing deserted look

Dhaka starts wearing deserted look

Residents of Dhaka have started leaving the city to celebrate the Eid-ul-fitr with their relatives and friends over the past few days. But heavy rains and traffic gridlocks have played spoilsport for holidaymakers.   Most of the bus terminals and train stations in the capital are packed like sardines…
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