Sunday, February 25, 2024

1,000 hawkers drove out in Gulistan

News Desk : A team from Dhaka South City Corporation evicted around 1,000 hawkers from sidewalks in Gulistan yesterday as it conducted a drive for the second time this week. Earlier Sunday, DSCC had evicted over 1,000 street vendors, but many of them returned to the sidewalks. MA Kashem, president of the Bangladesh Hawkers ... Read more

Red zones are closed to street vendors

Another effort by DSCC to make footpaths free News Desk : After repeated failures to stop street vendors from taking over capital city streets, Dhaka South City Corporation will implement a new system to ease traffic congestion. DSCC will classify city streets into three categories – red, yellow and green. Red zones are completely ... Read more

Keep cars at home once a week to cut pollution

Speakers tell cycle procession Speakers at a cycle procession yesterday urged authorities concerned to take necessary steps so that car owners keep their cars at home once a week to reduce environment pollution, traffic congestion and dependency on fossil fuels. Only five percent of the city’s people ride cars which occupy around 70 percent of ... Read more

Traffic chaos reigns in city

The traffic system in the capital is in a shambles with the Dhaka Metropolitan Police failing to cope with the situation which has turned alarming with deadly road accidents taking place almost every day and tailbacks growing longer. Like the previous year, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police has decided to take a number of measures,

Traffic, life go haywire

Country caught in two hartal spells Chaos descended on Dhaka streets yesterday as the city struggled to cope with the rush of traffic after the two-day hartal last week followed by the weekend. With another two days of hartal beginning today, many office-goers, students and businessmen had to run important errands yesterday as to some ... Read more