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  • Obaidul Quader

    1000 volunteers to help police for traffic management: Obaidul

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says around 1,000 volunteers will be deployed at 14 spots on different highways ahead of the Eid-ul Fitr to ensure smooth vehicular movement.

  • Fire at plastic factory in Savar

    A fire broke out at the plastic factory at Kornopara under Savar upazila at the outskirts of Dhaka. No reports of casualties were filed.

  • 5 hurt in Ashulia factory fire

    At least five workers sustain burn injuries as a fire broke out at an insecticide factory in Ashulia on the outskirts of Dhaka.

  • Speech impaired woman ‘raped’ in Savar

    A speech impaired woman, 23, is allegedly raped in Waliar Birulia village of Savar last night.

  • JU student drowns in pond

    A second year student of Jahangirnagar University (JU) drowns in a university pond.

  • 3 teenagers found dead in Savar

    Three teenagers, including two brothers, were found dead inside a house at Hemayetpur in Savar on the outskirts of the

  • 3 teens’ bodies found at Savar

    Police recover the bodies of three teenagers from a dairy farm in Hemayetpur area of Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka.

  • Time yet to heal Rana Plaza victims' families

    The 24th has become part of Shahida Begum's life. It is the date she goes to the Rana Plaza site every month, be it in the

  • Rana Plaza victims demand justice, compensation

    Marking the third anniversary of the world’s worst industrial catastrophe in the garment sector, survivors of the Rana Plaza collapse and relatives of the deceased demand exemplary punishment to the owner of the building, Shohel Rana.

  • Selection begins for physically-challenged team from May 3: BKSP

    A three-day talent hunt camp will begin at BKSP Cricket Training Ground, Savar on May 3 to select physically-challenged cricketers from the team from across the country.

  • 58% Rana Plaza survivors still traumatised: survey

    Some 58 percent survivors of deadly Rana Plaza collapse incident are still traumatised and 48 percent of them remain unemployed even after three years of the tragedy, says a survey report of ActionAid.

  • Arrest order for 3 tannery owners

    The High Court yesterday issued arrest warrants against three tannery owners for not implementing its 2001 judgment on relocation of the factories from the capital's Hazaribagh to Savar and for not appearing before it despite summons.

  • Another deadline ends in whimper

    Yet another deadline has gone by, but not a single tannery has been relocated from the capital's Hazaribagh to the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate. In fact, the government itself has not been able to fully install the Central Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP). Proper treatment of toxic waste discharged by the tanneries was described as a key objective of the whole relocation move.

  • HC summons 10 tannery owners over relocation

    The High Court summons 10 tannery owners, directing them to appear before it on April 10 on charge of not implementing its 2001 judgment on relocation of hazardous tannery industries from the capital's Hazaribagh area to Savar.

  • 4 cases filed over ‘Sonali Bank robbery attempt’

    Four cases are filed over yesterday’s incident when Rapid Action Battalion “foiled a Sonali bank branch robbery attempt” at Dhamrai in Dhaka that left an alleged robber dead.

  • Savar cotton mill fire doused

    Fire that broke out at a cotton factory in Ashulia of Savar is doused after one and a half an hour.

  • Savar guard found dead, 3 motorbikes ‘stolen’

    An apartment guard has been found dead and tied-up in Savar’s Ashulia this morning with three motorbikes missing from the garage of that building.

  • 72-hr ultimatum to move tanneries to Savar

    The industries minister issues instructions to close down tanneries which will fail to relocate from Hazaribagh to Savar in 72 hours. Allocation of plots in Savar industrial park will also be cancelled in such cases, according to the instructions.

  • Court accepts Rana Plaza murder charge sheet

    A Dhaka court takes into cognisance the charge sheet in the murder case filed over Rana Plaza collapse that killed over a thousand people in April 2013. The court also issued arrest warrant against absconding 24 accused.

  • Dhamrai upazila chairman suspended

    The government suspends Dhamrai upazila parishad Chairman Md Tamij Uddin, also president of the upazila unit BNP, as a Dhaka court has accepted a sabotage case against him.

  • 2 businessmen crushed under truck after ‘robbery’

    Two vegetable traders are crushed under the wheels of a speeding truck after they were left, with their hands and legs tied, allegedly by robbers in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka.

  • 4-nation friendship motor rally visits Savar memorial

    Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal Friendship Motor Rally visits national memorial at Savar, on the outskirts in Dhaka.

  • RMG worker burnt in acid attack dies

    A garment worker, who was injured in an acid attack allegedly by her husband in Savar, died at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.

  • Panic grips people after cop murder: BNP

    BNP spokesperson Asaduzzaman Ripon says the country’s law and order cannot be called “normal” when law enforcers are being killed by criminals.

  • Killing of lawman linked to recent murders: Home minister

    Hinting that the murder of a policeman in Ashulia is linked to the recent of killing and attacks, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has asked lawmen to be more cautious.

  • Ex-BNP MP, Savar poura mayor on 10-day remand

    A Dhaka court places former BNP lawmaker Dewan Mohammad Salauddin and Municipality Mayor Mohammad Refat Ullah each on a 10-day remand in two cases filed for keeping firearms and explosives illegally.

  • SC clears way for releasing, screening Rana Plaza movie

    Supreme Court clears way for the releasing and screening of the Rana Plaza movie based on the rescue of garment worker Reshma 17 days after the Rana Plaza collapse.

  • Dhaka-Aricha highway blocked in anti-VAT demo

    Agitating private university students have blockaded Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar in continued demonstration against the 7.5 percent VAT.

  • ICRC T20: Bangladesh fail Afghan challenge

    Afghanistan came out on top in a thrilling encounter against hosts Bangladesh by three wickets with five balls to spare in the ICRC T20 Tournament.

  • Ban on Rana Plaza movie lifted

    Supreme Court clears way for release and screening of movie Rana Plaza, which is based on the miraculous rescue of garment worker Reshma 17 days into the 2013 collapse of the building in Savar.