Annisul Huq

One-on-one with Nawazish Ali Khan

Apart from collecting numerous accolades, Nawazish Ali Khan is also responsible for Humayun Ahmed’s initiation into TV dramas.

DNCC BY-POLLS / All cards laid on the table, what now for Dhaka North?

One more day and it's election time for the northern part of the capital city. Residents of the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will choose their mayor for the second time in four years since the first mayoral election of a bifurcated Dhaka was held in 2015.

Off the Cuff / Annisul Huq as initiator of Shilpir Pashe Foundation

It was a relief for Lucky Bhai. He now had a place to rest and recuperate to functional levels in what turned out to be the last months of his life. He could also get to meet legions of fans and well-wishers who would come and cheer him up. But the see-saw in his health continued. He would recover well enough and would start singing and composing, leaving his indomitable spirit tired, and have yet another relapse.

A Walk Down Memory Lane / A tribute to Annisul Huq's contribution to music

It was late 1980s. Narratives of the Liberation War were by then being systematically erased from national curriculums and psyche. No stories, movies or drama serials on the Liberation War were being aired. The Pakistani Army was by then being referred to as 'Pak Army' or simply 'Occupation Army'. The unexpected revival came about when Annis mentioned poignantly that someone in some nondescript part of

Annisul awarded posthumously

The Information Communication Technology Division of the government accords the Smart Citizen Service Award to Annisul Huq posthumously for his achievement in turning the Dhaka North City Corporation into a smart city.

DNCC mayoral post declared vacant

The government declares the mayoral post of Dhaka North City Corporation vacant after death of its mayor Annisul Huq.

Annisul laid to rest

Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq is laid to rest at Banani graveyard in the capital.

Editorial / A city in mourning

We are deeply saddened by the passing away of Mayor Annisul Huq who has been fighting against a rare cerebral disease for the last three months. He left behind not only his family, relatives and a legion of friends from diverse walks of life but also many citizens who admired and respected him for his work as Dhaka North City Corporation's mayor.

Annisul Huq: A glimmer of hope gone

Annisul Huq, the confident, charismatic, inspiring and bold mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation, has passed away, and with him a bit of hope for millions of city dwellers.

August 26, 2017
August 26, 2017

Mayor Annisul still sedated, says wife

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq, who is now being treated in a hospital in central London after falling ill, has been kept sedated as the medicines given so far have failed to make any impact.

August 17, 2017
August 17, 2017

Mayor Annisul still in ICU, condition stable

Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq, who was admitted to a hospital in central London after falling ill, is still at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) but he is in a stable condition now.

August 2, 2016
August 2, 2016

DNCC launches mobile app for quality services

With a view to ensuring quality service and enhancing security to the dwellers within short time, authorities of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) inaugurate a mobile application, “Nagor”.

June 21, 2016
June 21, 2016

Dhaka mayors get minister status

The two mayors of Dhaka city corporations are awarded the status of full minister, the mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation is given the status of deputy minister, according to a gazette notification.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Karwan Bazar wholesale market to be shifted: Annisul

Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Annisul Huq expresses hope that the wholesale market of Karwan Bazar would be shifted to Jatrabari and Gabtoli within few months.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

Annisul for bringing storm drainage system under city corporations

If entrusted with the management of city’s storm drainage system, Dhaka city corporations will play a role in resolving the acute urban flooding and water logging problem in the capital city, said Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

Thank you Mr. Mayor

In a major step towards easing the city's crippling traffic congestion, Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has freed the Shyamoli-Aminbazar road in the capital from illegal parking.

December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015

Gabtoli bus stand traffic jam-free by Dec 30: Annisul

Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq pledges to rid traffic congestion in the Gabtoli bus terminal area by December 30.

November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015

Opinion: Can the mayor kill the dragon?

Mayor Annisul Huq had his first bitter taste of what lies ahead if he really wants to go about his promises with sincerity. His mission virtually failed when he went to supervise the clearing of the Tejgaon road where trucks are parked illegally, blocking the important connecting pathway.

November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015

Eviction turns violent, cops fire on Tejgaon truckers

Police open fire on transport workers injuring one person after an eviction drive at the Tejgaon truck stand turned violent. Several journalists hurt as transport workers come down to the streets blocking Satrasta intersection.