Agargaon | The Daily Star
  • A riot of colours

    It is indeed a fiesta of foliages and plants. A riot of colours; colours of flowers - that come in all shades and hues.

  • 'Criminal' killed in 'shootout' with Rab

    A “criminal” was killed in an alleged shootout between his cohorts and the Rapid Action Battalion at Agargaon in the capital early yesterday.

  • Unemployed nurses lay siege to directorate office

    Unemployed nurses lay siege to the Directorate of Nursing Services at Agargaon in Dhaka since this morning protesting a circular seeking to recruit 3,616 senior nurses.

  • ‘Drone-like object’ found in front of IDB bhaban

    Police have recovered a drone-like object from outside the premises of IDB building at Agargaon area of Dhaka.

  • Transport owners to be punished for road crashes: Quader

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader holds transport owners responsible for road crashes and indiscipline in the sector and says they will soon be brought under the purview of punishment.

  • Cops collect toll for use of road

    Police are forcibly and illegally taking money in the name of “parking tolls” from any car using the road in front of the Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) in Agargaon. The road that connects Rokeya Sarani with Mirpur Road -- on which several important establishments like public schools and hospitals, including Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital, are located -- has also been made off-limits to regular traffic.

  • BNP for judicial probe into UGC official’s death in Rab custody

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) demands judicial inquiry to find out the nature of University Grants Commission (UGC) official’s death in Rab custody.

  • Journo assault: Official withdrawn from EC project

    The public administration ministry withdraws deputy secretary Abdul Bari from an Election Commission project over alleged assault of two journalists.

  • 19 passport brokers jailed

    A mobile court today detains 20 illegal passport brokers near the Immigration and Passport office at Agargaon in Dhaka and sentences 19 of them to three-month imprisonment each

  • 4 more collect forms for mayoral race

    Four mayoral aspirants collect nomination forms today for contesting the upcoming elections to the Dhaka city corporations.