Wednesday, August 25, 2010
These services are provided by expert medical professionals, skilled nurses and technologists using state-of-the-art technology. Apollo Hospitals Dhaka is not all about cutting-edge technology and performance driven skill of its doctors and nurses; it is also about hope as symbolized by the flames of hope, in the torch in its logo.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010
diseases, which may be directly or indirectly
linked to environmental sources. Open
manholes, leaky sewerage lines and unhygienic
lifestyle may cause many microbial and vector
borne diseases. Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) holds the
official responsibility for collection,
transportation and final disposal of everyday
solid waste generated within its service area. According to a World Bank report, the solid
waste generation of Dhaka Metropolitan area
(360 sq km) in 1998 was 3,944 tons/day (WB
1998a in BCAS, 2003).
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Monday, August 16, 2010
Bangladesh. Among various types of informal sector activity, street food vending is
distinctive in the sense that it provides a basic need to the urban inhabitants and involves
the issue of hygiene and food safety. A large number of city dwellers from different
spheres such as students, tourists, rickshaw drivers, cart pullers, and other such workers
rely on street food vendors for food and everyday meal. In this picture we can see there are some street food. It looks delicious but all are not hygienic. We taka this kind of food everyday but we are not conscious about our health.
Saturday, August 14, 2010
The main sources of water pollution in the capital are domestic sewage including human excreta, bathroom and kitchen wastewater,industrial wastewater including toxic chemicals, pesticides and fertilizers used in the agricultural fields around city.
At present, colour of water of these four rivers, canals and ditches in and around the capital has become almost black with bad smells making it impossible for fish to survive as the organic wastes have been absorbing the dissolved oxygen from water. The industries are the major source of pollution of the Turag river while many others dump their wastes in the rivers Balu and Shitalakhya.
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Saturday, August 7, 2010
The archaeological excavations have revealed strata of the Sultanate as well as of the pre-Muslim periods, from where terracotta heads and plaques have been found. Thus it is now justified to say that though the Mughals founded Dhaka, it was definitely inhabited long before the Muslims came to Bengal.
Baitul Mukarram Mosque: Dhaka City is called the city of Mosque. There are lots of Mosques is situated in Dhaka city. Baitul Mukarram is the national mosque of Bangladesh. Located at the heart of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, the mosque was founded during the 1960s. The mosque has a capacity of 30,000, giving it the respectable position of being the 10th biggest mosque in the world. However the mosque is constantly getting overcrowded. This especially occurs during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which has resulted in the Bangladeshi government having to add extensions to the mosque, thus increasing the capacity to at least 40,000.