The boat got stuck in a swarm of water hyacinths near Balukhali
A call to national emergency number 999 led to their rescue
A BAF chopper found them after they had called 999 seeking help
79% of the calls received by National Emergency Service are blank, crank, or prank calls
Duty Officer of Patenga Police Station spoke with the victim while Sub-Inspector (SI) Sumon rushed to...
Murder by any other name is still murder
Expanding the scope of 999 is a step in the right direction
Used properly, the emergency hotline could save lives
Vital service-seekers find the hotline busy most of the time, depriving them of timely and proper...
Helplines can save and improve lives
Police said they were able to apprehend the rape suspect quickly because of National Help Desk...
A dedicated call centre has already been set up at the Police Control Room to provide the services
The helpline will be formally inaugurated and go fully operational by the end of December
Some supporters have been taking their grievances too far though, with the Essex Police Force Control...
A university student Kamrul Hasnat told the Dhaka Tribune that during an emergency when they tried to...
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