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Dhaka Tribune

Morning Brief

Everything you need to know to start your day

Update : 24 Mar 2023, 10:00 AM

DMP asks Dhaka residents to walk instead of using rickshaws, buses for short commutes

The Traffic Division of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has recommended Dhaka residents walk instead of using rickshaws, CNG-run autorickshaws or buses for travelling short distances.

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File Photo: Dhaka's Mirpur Road has been gulped by Traffic Jam Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Everything you need to know about Rahul Gandhi's conviction

A district court in the Indian state of Gujarat sentenced India's opposition leader Rahul Gandhi to two years in prison following yesterday's criminal defamation case.

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Supporters of the Youth Congress Party hold placards during a silent protest against the conviction of Rahul Gandhi in Mumbai on March 23, 2023 Reuters

Mayor Atiqul warns of shutting down shops overcharging customers during Ramadan

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam has warned shopkeepers that their shops will be shut down if they charge more than the government-set market prices for goods during the month of Ramadan.

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File photo of a grocery shop Dhaka Tribune

Canada sees record population growth as immigration leaps

Canada saw record-high population growth last year due to a surge in immigrants and temporary residents, the government statistical agency said on Wednesday, adding that if the trend continues the nation will double its population in 26 years.

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File photo: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a news conference at Rideau Cottage, as efforts continue to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Ottawa, on April 24, 2020 Reuters

Bangladesh Bank suggests banks disburse large loans in stages

Bangladesh Bank has suggested banks disburse large loan amounts in stages rather than all at once in order to ensure proper loan utilization and prevent money laundering. 

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File Photo of Bangladesh Bank Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Payra port will be able host larger vessels from April

Bangladesh's third seaport Payra port expects the arrival of larger ships starting in the first week of April, according to a statement from the Shipping Ministry released Wednesday

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