Dipan Nandy

Staff Reporter, The Daily Star

Karwan Bazar: Wholesale market relocation starts this month

The relocation of Karwan Bazar, the largest wholesale market hub in the capital, is likely to start by the end of this month.

6d ago

Bailey Road Fire: Leaking gas, shorted electric kettle to blame

The deadly fire at the Green Cozy Cottage shopping mall on the capital’s Bailey Road, which claimed 46 lives on February 29, originated from an electric short circuit at a kettle on the ground floor café named “Cha Chumuk”.

2w ago

Southern Routes: Bus operators charging extra ahead of Eid

Sirajul Islam, a businessman from Dhaka’s Rayerbagh, was waiting for a BRTC bus in Fulbaria bus terminal area around 3:30pm yesterday. He would travel to Barishal with his wife and two sons.

2w ago

One year since Bangabazar fire: Now a shadow of its former self

Even little over a year ago, Bangabazar market used to be crowded with shoppers and traders from dawn till midnight ahead of Eid. But now, it’s a shadow of its former self.

2w ago

Construction of 10-storey complex to begin soon

After a year since the devastating fire at Bangabazar Market in the capital’s Fulbaria, Dhaka South City Corporation is all set to construct a new 10-storey commercial building at the site.

2w ago

Bailey Road Inferno: Rajuk finds gross violation of rules

The owner of Green Cozy Cottage on Bailey Road, where a deadly fire claimed 46 lives on February 29, had no approvals for commercial use of the property.

2w ago

Gazipur fire: Relatives fearing the worst as victims battle for life

With tears in her eyes, Noorjahan was looking towards the hospital’s ward. Kamala Khatoon, her mother, was fighting for her life at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery

A sweet affair

Dhaka dwellers with a sweet tooth currently have an exciting opportunity to taste numerous distinctive and popular sweets from across the country, as Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy is hosting a five-day sweet fair on its premises.

April 18, 2024
April 18, 2024

Karwan Bazar: Wholesale market relocation starts this month

The relocation of Karwan Bazar, the largest wholesale market hub in the capital, is likely to start by the end of this month.

April 7, 2024
April 7, 2024

Bailey Road Fire: Leaking gas, shorted electric kettle to blame

The deadly fire at the Green Cozy Cottage shopping mall on the capital’s Bailey Road, which claimed 46 lives on February 29, originated from an electric short circuit at a kettle on the ground floor café named “Cha Chumuk”.

April 6, 2024
April 6, 2024

Southern Routes: Bus operators charging extra ahead of Eid

Sirajul Islam, a businessman from Dhaka’s Rayerbagh, was waiting for a BRTC bus in Fulbaria bus terminal area around 3:30pm yesterday. He would travel to Barishal with his wife and two sons.

April 4, 2024
April 4, 2024

Bailey Road Inferno: Rajuk finds gross violation of rules

The owner of Green Cozy Cottage on Bailey Road, where a deadly fire claimed 46 lives on February 29, had no approvals for commercial use of the property.

April 4, 2024
April 4, 2024

Construction of 10-storey complex to begin soon

After a year since the devastating fire at Bangabazar Market in the capital’s Fulbaria, Dhaka South City Corporation is all set to construct a new 10-storey commercial building at the site.

April 4, 2024
April 4, 2024

One year since Bangabazar fire: Now a shadow of its former self

Even little over a year ago, Bangabazar market used to be crowded with shoppers and traders from dawn till midnight ahead of Eid. But now, it’s a shadow of its former self.

March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024

Gazipur fire: Relatives fearing the worst as victims battle for life

With tears in her eyes, Noorjahan was looking towards the hospital’s ward. Kamala Khatoon, her mother, was fighting for her life at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery

March 9, 2024
March 9, 2024

Is Mitford’s fragrance fading?

While a walk through Mitford is an unforgettable treat for the olfactory senses, there are ill winds threatening to blow over those sweet scents and the businesses that produce them.

March 9, 2024
March 9, 2024

A walk down perfume lane

On a Wednesday afternoon, we were walking along one of the dusty roads of Dhaka that everyone can easily imagine – a path littered with debris and puddles of murky water.

March 9, 2024
March 9, 2024

A sweet affair

Dhaka dwellers with a sweet tooth currently have an exciting opportunity to taste numerous distinctive and popular sweets from across the country, as Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy is hosting a five-day sweet fair on its premises.

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