August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Lockdown shocks vegetable farmers

Hoping to turn a handsome profit, Jasim Uddin took a Tk 50,000 loan from a local non-governmental organisation to grow pointed and bottle gourds on 40 decimals of land in Rahamatpur village in...

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

City back to near normal

Although shopping malls and markets are closed and public transport remains suspended, the city streets look almost normal with people violating lockdown by coming out of home and moving around on...

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Factories to stay open, domestic flights to operate during lockdown till Aug 10

Cabinet Division today issued a circular, extending the ongoing restrictions on public and transport movement till August 10, considering the current Covid-19 pandemic situation.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Dhaka struggles to enforce lockdown

Law enforcers scrambled to impose Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in Dhaka yesterday, as the capital witnessed some rush-hour traffic in the morning.

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

12th Day of Lockdown: All but public transport crowd streets of Dhaka

On 12th day of the “strict lockdown”, the streets of Dhaka was found loaded with vehicles, bringing back its chaotic days. Everything except public transports were plying city streets and people...

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Ongoing lockdown extended till Aug 10; markets will reopen on Aug 11

The ongoing nationwide lockdown has been extended till August 10, considering the current Covid-19 pandemic situation.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Still they trudge back to work

Workers of export-oriented factories yesterday braved untold sufferings as they headed towards their workplaces in Dhaka and adjacent areas for the third consecutive day.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Factory Reopening: A mess-up hard to afford

The government has made a complete mess of the reopening of export-oriented factories amid “strict lockdown” enforced to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Workers keep toiling on way back to city

As export-oriented factories reopened yesterday with less than a 48-hour notice, workers had to traversed miles on foot to reach Dhaka for a second consecutive day.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

10th Day of Strict Lockdown: All-too-familiar Dhaka

With crowds of factory workers thronging the city, Dhaka wore almost a normal look yesterday as public buses, private cars, CNG-run auto-rickshaws and motorcycles all rolled out on the streets.