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  • Illegal Structure in Turag

    30 structures need to be removed

    A judicial probe report says 30 structures have been set up illegally along the foreshore of the Turag at different places in Gazipur and

  • Water bodies in Gazipur

    Govt asked to recover water bodies in Gazipur

    The High Court directs the authorities concerned of the government to recover the public ponds, canals and water bodies that were grabbed and sealed up in Gazipur and to submit a compliance report in 30 days.

  • Fire at Gazipur jhut godown doused

    A fire breaks out at a jhut (scrap fabrics from garment factories) godown in Konabari of Gazipur city

  • Landing in jail!

    May be Kashimpur Central Jail complex in Gazipur does not look like a prison at all from the air, as a helicopter pilot of Meghna

  • Gazipur city mayor suspended again

    Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) Mayor MA Mannan is suspended for the third time after a court accepted a charge sheet against him in a corruption case. Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) Ministry issues the suspension order.

  • Gazipur Boiler Blast: Three of the dead made accused

    Police have sued three dead staffers of Multifabs Ltd over Monday's boiler explosion at its garment factory in Gazipur, raising doubts

  • Recipe for disaster

    The death toll from Monday's boiler explosion rose to 13 yesterday, showing once again that boilers are becoming a major source of industrial disasters due to lack of proper inspection and use of outdated boilers.

  • Ahead it's all dark

    The sole bread earner of an eleven-member family, Gias Uddin, a boiler mechanic at Multi-Fabs Dyeing Ltd in Gazipur, has been put in

  • 9 killed in Gazipur boiler blast

    At least nine people were killed and about 50 others injured in a boiler explosion at a garment factory in Joydebpur of Gazipur yesterday evening.

  • 3 killed in Gazipur road crash

    At least three people are killed and 12 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a human-hauler on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur.

  • [WATCH] Quasem, the notorious Al-Badr leader

    Mir Quasem Ali, who led ruthless militia Al-Badr in Chittagong to commit crimes against humanity in 1971, is hanged at Kashimpur Central Jail.

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    Wild elephant tranquilised yet again

    The stranded wild elephant, recently rescued and named as Bangabahadur, has been tranquilised yet again this morning.

  • 3 female RMG workers killed in Gazipur road crash

    At least three female readymade garment workers are killed and 15 others injured as a truck hit a human hauler, locally known as Leguna, in Bagher Bazar area of Gazipur.

  • Babar released on parole to attend mother’s janaza

    Condemned convict in 10 truck arms case and former State Minister Lutfozzaman Babar is released on parole for six hours for attending the namaj-e-janaza of his mother.

  • Quasem has 15 days to seek review

    The prison authorities read out the death warrant to condemned war criminal Mir Quasem Ali at Kashimpur Central Jail-2 in Gazipur yesterday, a day after the International Crimes Tribunal issued the warrant for him.

  • Muggers loot Tk 48.5 lakh in Gazipur

    Muggers looted TK 48.5 lakh of a garments factory at Konabari in Gazipur city.

  • Mir Quasem Ali

    Death warrant read out to Quasem

    The prison authorities read out the death warrant to condemned war criminal Mir Quasem Ali at Kashimpur Central Jail-2 in Gazipur.

  • Bus torched after road crash deaths in Gazipur

    Locals torch bus and vandalise several vehicles after two people are killed in a bus-truck collision on Chandra-Nabinagar highway in Gazipur Sadar upazila.

  • Police informant stabbed dead in Tongi

    An informant of police is stabbed to death in Tongi upazila of Gazipur this morning.

  • Two youths murdered in Gazipur

    Two youths have been hacked to death by unidentified criminals in Ershadnagar area under Tongi of Gazipur city.

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    2 youths killed in Gazipur

    Two young men are hacked to death by miscreants in Tongi area in Gazipur.

  • 5-yr-old boy drowns in Gazipur abandoned well

    A five-year-old boy drowned in an abandoned well dug for setting up a water pump in Tongi upazila of Gazipur.

  • War trial: Family meets Nizami in jail

    Family members met condemned war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami in Kashimpur jail in Gazipur yesterday.

  • Family meets Nizami at Kashimpur jail

    Family members meet condemned war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami at Kashimpur jail in Gazipur. Seven members of Nizami’s family entered into the jail around 11:30am, says Nasir Ahmed, jailor of Kashimpur High Security Central Jail part-2.

  • Sisters 'raped' after being drugged

    Two sisters have allegedly been raped after they were made to drink spiked juice and lose consciousness in Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur.

  • Decision to lower transport fares Monday: Minister

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the ministry will take a decision on lowering transport fares on Monday.

  • Case over prison guard murder, 1 arrested

    Four people and upto five anonymous others have been sued over the murder of the Kashimpur prison guard who was shot dead in broad daylight near country’s largest high-security jail.

  • Jail guard killed

    In broad day light, bike-riding criminals gunned down a jail guard yards away from the gate of the country's largest high-

  • Kashimpur prison guard shot dead in broad daylight

    Three assailants on a motorcycle have gunned down a prison guard of Kashimpur jail in Gazipur in broad daylight and fled away, police say.

  • 4 to walk gallows for killing schoolboy in Gazipur

    A court in Gazipur today convicts four people, including two siblings, and sentences them to death for killing a schoolboy at Pubail in the city in August 2004.