It’s alarming, not out of control: WHO (1면)
Edwin Salvador, WHO acting country representative for Bangladesh said the
dengue situation was alarming in Bangladesh, but not out of control. The WHO
and Dhaka South City Corporation will work jointly to face the situation, Dr
Edwin said, adding that they will prepare a report after observing the situation
and the city corporation will work on the basis of the report.
Floods heading to the heartland (1면)
The floods, which have been ravaging the north and hilly regions, are now
approaching the districts adjacent to the capital from the north. The Flood
Forecasting and Warning Centre said the water levels of the major rivers, excep
the Ganges-Padma, were in a falling trend.
Ill motive behind her remarks (1면)
The government yesterday said there seemed to be an ulterior motive behind
what Priya Biswas Saha told Donald Trump recently. Priya, one of the organizing
secretaries of Bangladesh Hindu-Bouddha-Christian Oikya Parishad, told the US
president that 37 million Hindu, Buddhist and Christian people have disappeared
from Bangladesh. Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday said
Priya would be sued on sedition charges.