• Gazipur

    4 hurt in Gazipur garment factory fire

    Four workers of a sweater factory are injured as a devastating fire breaks out at a high-rise commercial building in Signboard area of Gazipur.

  • SB man robbed off gold, cash by agyan party

    A Special Branch (SB) constable is robbed of gold rings, cash and two cell phones by a doping gang (agyan party) on a bus on his way from Gazipur to Malibagh in Dhaka.

  • Gazipur factory fire death toll rises to 6

    Another person who was burnt in a fire at a factory of Pubail in Tongi of Gazipur dies. Abdul Kader, 60, succumbed to his injuries at the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

  • 5 killed in Gazipur tyre factory fire

    At least five workers including a woman are killed in a tyre factory fire in Pubail area of Gazipur.

  • ‘Time bombs’are fake

    Experts confirm that the time bomb-like devices recovered in Gazipur do not contain any explosive elements.

  • Akheri Munajat ends seeking world peace

    The Akheri Munajat, seeking spiritual well-being and welfare of the Muslim Ummah, of the second phase of three-day Biswa Ijtema, ends.

  • Second phase of Biswa Ijtema begins

    The second phase of Biswa Ijtema, the world's second largest Muslim congregation after the Hajj, began yesterday on the bank of the

  • Biswa Ijtema: 2nd phase begins

    This year for the first time the Biswa Ijtema is being held in four phases to deal with the huge crowd and lack of accommodation for the devotees.

  • Second phase of Ijtema begins today

    The second phase of Biswa Ijtema, the largest Muslim congregation after the Hajj, begins today on the bank of the Turag river at Tongi in Gazipur.

  • The beauty of wild Ranggan

    I have been to Aronnok quite a few times. It's a farmhouse close to the Ordinance Factory in Gazipur. This is one of the best farmhouses that I have seen in Bangladesh. This is neither a large garden nor a house -- it can rather be termed “a patch of dense forest.”

  • Devotees brave fog, cold at Biswa Ijtema

    The quest for the soul’s salvation drives countless devotees to brave the inclement weather at the Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj.

  • Biswa Ijtema begins

    The first phase of the three-day Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj, begins on the bank of the Turag river at Tongi in Gazipur.

  • First phase of Biswa Ijtema begins today

    The first phase of three day-long Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after the Hajj, begins on the bank of the Turag river at Tongi in Gazipur today.

  • Tk 2cr yaba seized, 3 held

    Department of Narcotics Control seizes 86,000 pieces of contraband yaba worth around Tk 2 crore and arrests a “wholesaler” in Gazipur and two others in Motijheel, Dhaka.

  • Gazipur ‘drug dealer’ killed in ‘gunfight’

    An alleged drug dealer was killed in what police described as a gunfight in Rajendrapur upazilla of Gazipur.

  • Cities choke on air pollution

    The quality of air in the capital is extremely unhealthy. The presence of pollutant particles in its air even on a normal day is more than six times the healthy limit. If this sounds scary, then you should know that the air in its neighbouring cities Gazipur and Narayanganj is even worse, according to the Department of Environment (DoE).

  • 2 cases filed

    The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) filed two cases over the death of two suspected Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh

  • Two dead yet to be named

    The identities of the two JMB suspects killed Sunday night during a “raid” conducted by the Rapid Action Battalion in Gazipur could not be known even yesterday.

  • 71-km human chain formed to save Turag

    Environmentalists form a 71-km-long human chain on the banks of the Turag River demanding an end to pollution and grabbing of the river.

  • BNP leader Rizvi freed on bail

    BNP Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Ahmed gets release from Kashimpur Central Jail in Gazipur on bail.

  • 11 to die for killing Gazipur Jubo League leader

    Eleven people are sentenced to death for killing Jubo League leader Jalal Uddin in Kapasia upazila of Gazipur. Additional District and Sessions Judge pronounced the verdict.

  • Cousins’ hanging bodies found in Gazipur

    Bodies of two cousins were found hanging at a house in Joydebpur area of Gazipur city.

  • Plan your day trip adventure

    A routine day in the life of a Dhakaiite. As wonderful as this city of millions is, it can often become taxing to go on day upon day without any break. The tedium of the hectic city life can be relieved with a little time out from our busy metropolis. Coming weekend, instead of heading off for another expensive dinner to the multitude of restaurants sprouting around Dhaka, why not drive away for a short trip out of the city?

  • Ex-Gazipur mayor gets bail, no bar to release

    The High Court grants six months’ ad interim bail to sacked mayor of Gazipur City Corporation MA Mannan in two violence cases paving way for him to walk out of jail.

  • 3 killed in separate ‘gunfights’

    Three people, including the prime accused in a case filed for killing a mother and her 15-month-old daughter, were killed in separate “gunfights” with law enforcers in Jhenidah, Dhaka and Gazipur early today.

  • ‘Stalker’ kills schoolgirl in Gazipur

    A schoolgirl is stabbed to death allegedly by a stalker in front of her school at Sutrapur in Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur.

  • 4 killed as bus hits human hauler in Gazipur

    Four people are killed and three injured as a bus hit a human hauler on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur.

  • Victim of ‘doping gang’ dies at DMCH

    A man who fell victim to an alleged doping gang dies at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

  • 2 impaired RMG workers killed as train hit them in Gazipur

    Two physically challenged readymade garment workers are killed as a train hit them in Gazipur.

  • 794 birds rescued in Gazipur, 2 traders jailed

    A magistrate court sentences two people to one year imprisonment hours after 794 birds of different species were rescued from their warehouse in Gazipur this morning.

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