Dengue cause for alarm now (1면)
The number of recorded dengue fever cases in May and June was more than
five times that of the corresponding months of last year. Only 347 people were
infected in the two months of last year, but this year 1,846 got infected in
May and June, according to Directorate General of Health Services .
Govt colleges’ affiliations to be reinstated to nearest public universities
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the education ministry to
return affiliation of government colleges to their nearest public universities.
Pullers carry on protests (12면)
City dwellers yesterday suffered for the second consecutive day as several
thousand rickshaw-pullers blocked sections of Rampura-Kuril road to protest the
ban on rickshaws on three major streets in the capital. Office-goers, students
and women were the worst sufferers of the six-hour-long blockade that started