Dhaka City Corporations

Recover fifty Dhaka canals

The High Court yesterday directed the government to prepare an action plan with a list of land grabbers for recovering 50 canals in both the Dhaka city corporation areas by July 1 next year.

July 3, 2019
July 3, 2019

Control mosquito, prevent dengue

The High Court yesterday directed the two Dhaka city corporations to take effective steps to prevent the mosquito menace in the capital, and thus control the alarming spread of dengue fever.

December 5, 2017
December 5, 2017

Recover fifty Dhaka canals

The High Court yesterday directed the government to prepare an action plan with a list of land grabbers for recovering 50 canals in both the Dhaka city corporation areas by July 1 next year.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Plan to double size of Dhaka city okayed

The authorities approve a proposal to double the size of Dhaka city by adding eight more unions to both the north and south city corporations.

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 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

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.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

New way for extortion

In a bizarre incident, cleaners of Dhaka City Corporations dump large quantity of stinky garbage in front of some business establishments in Gulshan after the offices refused to pay them ‘tips’.

October 17, 2015
October 17, 2015

Green Dhaka possible in 3yrs: Annisul

A united effort can make Dhaka green in three years, Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq says.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

Post-Eid waste management

Before the Eid ul-Adha festival, the two Mayors of the Dhaka City Corporations pledged to clean the city within 30 hours. And they delivered on their promise in the most impressive way.

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015

Evicting hawkers from streets

The two Dhaka city corporations are set to clear footpaths from July 1. That the small-scale eviction drive in Gulistan on June 2 fizzled out was a foregone conclusion.

April 28, 2015
April 28, 2015

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.