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Dhaka Tribune

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Everything that made the headlines today

Update : 28 Jun 2023, 08:00 PM

Continuous rain triggers waterlogging woes in Dhaka

Due to incessant rain since Wednesday morning, various roads in Dhaka, including Banasree, Mirpur, Mohammadpur, and Dhanmondi areas, have become waterlogged.

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Bangla Tribune

National Eidgah ready to host Eid-ul-Azha congregation

All arrangements for the main congregation at the National Eidgah on the High Court premises in Dhaka have been completed in anticipation of the holy Eid-ul-Azha, one of the largest religious festivals for Muslims.

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Bangla Tribune

Eid journey brings distress to holidaymakers with excessive fares, rainfall

Holidaymakers travelling on the increasingly crowded roads and railways, particularly on the Dhaka-Mymensingh and Dhaka-Tangail highways, are bearing the brunt of increased fares and rainfall as they head home to spend the Eid-ul-Azha with their loved ones.

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Dhaka Tribune

3 large power units start generation amid Eid holidays

When the country's overall electricity demand dropped to 8,200MW during a national holiday when all the offices, industries and establishments are closed on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, three large power plants announced the start of operations of their three generation units.

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Representational Photo Bigstock 

Several Bangladesh districts celebrate Eid-ul-Azha Wednesday

The holy Eid-ul-Azha, one of the two major Muslim festivals, is being celebrated in some upazilas of Chandpur, Kurigram, Dinajpur, Tangail, Moulvibazar, Pabna, Satkhira, Feni, Jamalpur, and Faridpur districts amid religious fervour in line with Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. 

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File photo of Eid congregation Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

PM Hasina to leave for Gopalganj on 2-day visit Saturday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to pay a 2-day visit to Gopalganj on Saturday. 

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File photo of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina PID

Record toll collection of 4.61C in 24hrs at Padma Bridge

In the last 24 hours, 43,137 vehicles have crossed the Padma Bridge and total toll of Tk4,60,53,300 has been collected. 

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File Photo Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

How a temperature rise of 2°C impacts billions

Dangerous heat in European countries in 2022 disproportionately affected people with disabilities, who faced risk of physical, social and mental health distress and even death due to temperature extremes, according to a report by leading watchdog Human Rights Watch. 

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A man selling ice bar in the scorching heat in Dhaka University area on Monday, May 16, 2022 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

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