Only 67 ICUs in Dhaka for treating COVID-19 patients

The number of Intensive Care Units (ICUs) kept prepared for treating the patients suffering from COVID-19 in Dhaka is only 67.

Only 67 ICUs in Dhaka for treating COVID-19 patients

Slum locked down after resident contracts coronavirus

A slum in the capital's Sher-e-Bangla Nagar was put under lockdown on Wednesday after a resident tested positive for coronavirus, reports UNB.

Slum locked down after resident contracts coronavirus

52 areas of Dhaka locked down

Four other houses in Gulshan, Badda, Nikunja and Bashundhara residential areas were also placed on lockdown as COVID-19 cases were reported from those areas, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police deputy ...

52 areas of Dhaka locked down

Police clarify confusion over moving in Dhaka city now

Taking proper health precautions, any citizen can commute in Dhaka city. Restaurants and bakeries will remain open as many people do not have any means of cooking.

Police clarify confusion over moving in Dhaka city now

Woman, two children burnt dead

Three people were burned to death as a fire broke out at a house in Mirpur, Dhaka early Saturday. The deceased were identified as Kolpona, 35, Jannat, 13 and Kauser, 8. The details about the ...

Woman, two children burnt dead

Dhaka nearly falls silent

As the government-declared 10-day general holiday started on Thursday and a large number of people left the capital amid the growing fear of coronavirus, Dhaka city wore a complete deserted look with ...

Kamalapur railway station.

Dhaka gets quieter with less crowds on streets

The streets of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, a city of 20 million people, are wearing a deserted look after the closure of educational institutions following the detection of coronavirus cases in the ...

Streets of Dhaka. UNB photo

Fire at capital's Mirpur

A fire broke out at a Jhut Patti at block A of Mirpur’s section 10 in Dhaka on Saturday. The fire broke out around 1:25pm, fire service officials said.

Fire at capital's Mirpur

Rupnagar slum fire in control

The massive fire which broke out at Rupnagar Slum in the city’s Mirpur area on Wednesday morning has been brought under control after around three hours

Fire at Rupnagar slum in Dhaka, 11 March 2020. Photo: Sajid Hossain
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