• Dhaka Deluged

    Just one hour of heavy rains led to the collapse of the capital's traffic system as most of the roads, lanes and bi-lanes were inundated with hundreds of vehicles stranded for hours yesterday, causing immense sufferings to tens of thousands of commuters. Waterlogging compelled many to walk miles after getting off buses stuck in nearly unending tailbacks in all major roads, including the Kazi Nazrul Islam avenue, Mirpur road, Manik Mia avenue, Pragati Sarani.

  • 2 system flaws exposed

    77 Just over an hour's heavy rain yesterday once again exposed the capital city's poor drainage system and lax management of traffic,

  • Top Quote!

    “I'm giving you [ruling party] assurance that we won't pursue politics of vengeance."

  • Two DU, JnU students held for 'mugging'

    Police last night detained two students of Dhaka University and Jagannath University from DU campus for allegedly mugging a youth by threatening to rape his female friend around a fortnight back.

  • Fugitives jailed in first verdict

    A special tribunal on the much-hyped 1996 sharemarket scam sentenced two directors of a textile company to four years in prison yesterday for their involvement in price manipulation.



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