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Dhaka Tribune

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Everything that made the headlines today

Update : 05 Jul 2023, 08:00 PM

Dhaka-17 by-polls: EC orders investigation into Hero Alom's complaint

The Election Commission (EC) has instructed the Banani police to investigate the allegations made by MP aspirant Ashraful Hossen Alom, also known as Hero Alom, regarding an alleged attack on him during his election campaign in the Sat Tola slum of Mohakhali Dhaka.

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File photo shows a general view of the Election Commission offices in Dhaka's Agargaon Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Momen: China playing important role in mitigating Rohingya crisis

Foreign Minister Dr Ak Abdul Momen has said that China is playing an important role in mitigating the Rohingya crisis as part of its efforts to mitigate many other crises in different parts of the world.

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PM Hasina lauds Armed Forces' professionalism, dedication

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said members of the Armed Forces always stand by the people at home and abroad while discharging their professional duties.

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Chief of Army Staff General S M Shafiuddin Ahmed and PGR Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Khaled Kamal welcoming Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ISPR

Drone survey targets dengue hotspots in Dhaka

To tackle the worsening dengue situation in the capital, the Dhaka North City Corporation has deployed drones to identify mosquito breeding sites, especially on rooftop gardens. 

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DNCC Chief Executive Officer Selim Reza launching the survey program of drones deployed to spot Aedes breeding grounds FacebookDhaka North City Corporation

Padma Bridge goes cashless with electronic tolls

An experimental Electronic Toll Collection System (ETCS) has been implemented for the Padma Bridge, which allows tolls to be collected using technology, eliminating the need for vehicles to stop at toll booths.

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An experimental Electronic Toll Collection System (ETCS) has been implemented for the Padma Bridge Bangla Tribune

Dengue in Rohingya camps: Rising cases cause concern

The number of dengue cases in Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar is increasing at an alarming rate, and experts fear that the situation could worsen as monsoon rains increase.

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Rohingyas walk on a road at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 Allison Joyce/Dhaka Tribune

Green chillies prices shoot up once again

The prices of green chillies in various Dhaka kitchen markets saw a sudden spike on Wednesday, just after a notable decrease on Monday.

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