Water recedes, diseases spread (1면)
As floodwater started receding across the country, different kinds of
waterborne diseases have begun spreading in some districts. Many people are
suffering from diarrhea, skin diseases, dysentery, cholera and other waterborne
DSCC launches 15-day mosquito eradication program (3면)
Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) yesterday announced a 15-day mosquito
eradication program, through visiting homes with the aim of checking the
current dengue outbreak. During the program, the DSCC representatives will
visit 1,710 houses every day and also teach people how kill Aedes mosquito
Shahjalal int’l airport hit by power cut, water outage (16면)
Travelers suffered for around seven hours at Hazrat Shahjalal International
Airport in Dhaka yesterday due to a power outage and the resulting water
crisis. People at the domestic terminal were the worst-suffers as there was no backup
power system, said sources at the airport.
Khokon continues urging city people not to panic (1면)
Reiterating his call asking the city dwellers not to panic, over the
growing cases of dengue, DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon has said there is nothing to
be worried about.
Alarming spike in mob justice (1면)
Bangladesh is witnessing a disturbing spate of mob lynching incidents in the
last two days, sparking concerns from rights activists concerning lawlessness
in the country.
Priya Saha defends her remarks in YouTube video (1면)
Priya Saha, in a YouTube video, has explained her controversial White House
remarks about minority oppression in Bangladesh. Priya said she came to know
about the disappearance of 632 people per day in Bangladesh during her research
with Professor Abul Barkat of Dhaka University.
10 sedition cases filed against Priya Saha (2면)
Ten sedition cases have been filed against Priya Saha, an organizing
secretary of the Bangladesh Hindu-Bouddha-Christian Oikya Parishad after her
video clip that went viral on social media.
14-members of ‘teen-gang’ arrested in Dhaka (12면)
RAB has arrested 14 members of a gang group named “First Hitter Boss”. “The
group is known for ragging in schools and colleges, disturbing students, drug
trading, theft, rowdy behavior on motorcycles, spreading illegal videos online
and frightening people in the neighborhood,” Lieutenant Colonel Md