Dhaka

February 5, 2020
February 5, 2020

Glue-sniffing: childhood lost on the streets

Children huddled in a corner huffing plastic bags is a common sight in Dhaka. Though rehabilitation efforts are needed urgently, the authorities that should be concerned only seem to be shifting...

February 4, 2020
February 4, 2020

Low voter turnout ominous sign for nation: Dr Kamal

He said people did not go to polling stations as they think this government would not be changed with their votes.

January 13, 2020
January 13, 2020

Cop placed on 2-day remand in robbery case

A Dhaka court places a sub-inspector of Detective Branch of police on a two-day remand in connection with a robbery case.

October 19, 2019
October 19, 2019

Couple dies from electrocution in Jatrabari

A man and his wife die from electrocution at their rented house in Dhaka’s Jatrabari area.

October 3, 2019
October 3, 2019

2 eighth graders drown in Dhaka

Two eighth grade students drown in a canal at Aftabnagar in Dhaka.

September 16, 2019
September 16, 2019

Student injured jumping off college building in Dhaka

A student of Dhaka’s Banophool Adibashi Green Heart College is injured after jumping off a building roof today as his teacher allegedly hurled abusive words at him for not being successful in the...

July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019

The zoo that is not

Many of the animals at the Bangladesh National Zoo are passing days with immense suffering. With poor medical care, scarce food and congested cages, the captive animals look so miserable and weak...

July 6, 2019
July 6, 2019

Wari child raped before murder

A seven-year-old child, whose body has been found in an under-construction building at Dhaka’s Wari, was raped before murder, doctor says after autopsy.

April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019

Cops among 3 hurt in ‘crude bomb blast’ in Gulistan

Three persons, including two traffic constables and a community policeman, are injured in a “crude bomb blast” in Gulistan area of Dhaka.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

Dhaka Flood Flow Zones: Urban sprawl eats up 57pc

Individuals, businesses, real-estate developers, organisations, and even government agencies have gobbled up 1,072 acres (57pc) of the 1,879-acre flood flow zones in core Dhaka city in this decade,...