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  • Khoka laid to rest at Jurain graveyard

    Sadeque Hossain Khoka, a valiant freedom fighter, is laid to rest at Jurain Graveyard following the last funeral prayer.

  • Khoka’s body to arrive Thursday

    The body of freedom fighters and former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation Sadeque Hossain Khoka is expected to arrive in Bangladesh from US on Thursday morning.

  • Dhaka City Corporation Former Mayor Sadeque Hossain Khoka

    Sadeque Hossain Khoka passes away

    Former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation and BNP vice chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka died while undergoing treatment for cancer at a New York hospital.

  • ACC sues Khoka for illegally allocate shops

    Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) files a case against former Dhaka City Corporation Mayor Sadeque Hossain Khoka for allocating 138 shops of 10 markets illegally.

  • A campaign for litter-free Bangladesh

    While many Bangladeshis recognise the environmental menace of littering, a national wake-up campaign, actively championed by the national leadership, would be far more effective than the occasional focus on the issue by the media.

  • The mathematics of two mayors in one city

    Dhaka City Corpor-ation has been divided into two halves, but each one of its problems remain the same, if not worse.

  • ATTENTION MAYORS: Top priority is to manage street garbage (video)

    Garbage management to be on the top priority list on the recently-elected mayors of Dhaka north and south city corporations who have announced to make Dhaka a clean place in the next six months.

  • National Bank told to clear roads by Sunday

    Dhaka north and south city mayors blast the National Bank Limited authorities and ask them to clear the roads around Sundarban Hotel by Sunday.

  • Dhaka mayors vision for clean city by next year (video)

    Dhaka city will be cleaned within next year through proper waste management systems, the two newly elected mayors of Dhaka city corporations say.

  • UN for probing city polls ‘allegations’

    In view of the freshly concluded dodgy mayor elections in Bangladesh, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for probe into those allegations.

  • EXCLUSIVE: Vote rigging at Kamalapur (video)

    Supporters of Awami League-backed mayoral and councilor candidates stuffed ballot boxes indiscriminately driving out poling agents of BNP-backed candidates from a polling booth at Kamalapur Sher-e Bangla Railway High School Centre-1 today.

  • 244 councillor aspirants’ nominations cancelled

    A total of 244 nominations of councillor aspirants in Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation elections has been cancelled by the returning officers after scrutiny.

  • 10 Dhaka mayor aspirants file nomination

    Ten mayor aspirants submit their nomination papers to contest the Dhaka north and south city corporation polls today, the last day for submitting nomination papers

  • PM acted against creating level-playing field, alleges mayor aspirant

    A mayor aspirant in Dhaka alleges that PM Sheikh Hasina acted against level-playing field in the upcoming city corporation polls by introducing ruling Awami League-backed mayor aspirants

  • Salam, Mintoo, Rony collect forms for mayoral race

    Mayor aspirants BNP leaders Abdul Awal Mintoo and Abdus Salam and former Awami League lawmaker Golam Maula Rony collect nomination forms for contesting the upcoming Dhaka city corporation elections

  • Haji Salim likely to quit mayoral race

    Haji Mohammad Salim is likely to step aside from mayoral race in the upcoming Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) elections upon advice from the Awami League high command.

  • Annisul collects nomination form

    Eminent businessman Annisul Huq collects nomination form for the Dhaka North City Corporation mayoral race scheduled for April 28


    WITH the Dhaka City Corporation polls schedule just announced, the mayoral and councillor aspirants have come out with a flurry of pledges, which, if implemented, will give Dhaka a dazzling look.

  • Khaleda ‘positive’ about Dhaka, Ctg polls

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has expressed her positive attitude about taking part in the upcoming elections to the Dhaka and Chittagong city corporations. “Khaleda Zia did not tell anything negative to us about the three city corporation elections.

  • Dhaka city polls preparation nearly finished: EC

    Election Commission almost completes preparatory work for bifurcated Dhaka city corporation polls, says EC Commissioner Mohammad Shahnewaz .

  • 'DCC, CCC polls before Ramadan'

    Elections to Dhaka and Chittagong city corporations will be held before the month of Ramadan, says Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad.

  • EC to sit for DCC polls date

    The Election Commission will hold a meeting with the officials of education ministry and law enforcement agencies on Thursday to discuss the date for Dhaka City Corporation polls.

  • JP to back Babul, Milon in DCC polls

    The opposition Jatiya Party announces to back Bahauddin Ahmed Babul and Hazi Saifuddin Ahmed Milon as mayoral candidates for long-pending polls to Dhaka city corporations