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,...

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Dhaka air ranks 2nd worst

Dhaka ranked second worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) yesterday.

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Three ‘drug dealers’ killed in ‘gunfights’

Three alleged drug peddlers were killed in separate “gunfights” with law enforcers in Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar yesterday.

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

Road Accident: Critically injured NGO official to be operated

A senior official of the Save the Children Bangladesh has been admitted to the intensive care unit of a hospital after he was hit by a truck in the capital’s Jurain area on Saturday.

April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019

Man strangles wife, sets her body afire

A woman was strangled and then her body set on fire by her husband in the capital's South Mugda yesterday, police said

April 15, 2019
April 15, 2019

Bhutanese PM leaves after 4-day visit

Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering leaves Dhaka after wrapping up his four-day official visit that focused on exploring more connectivity and business opportunities between Dhaka and Thimphu.

April 14, 2019
April 14, 2019

Duty-free, quota-free access dominate bilateral talks

Bangladesh and Bhutan yesterday agreed in principle to work on duty- and quota-free access of a number of goods of the two countries to each other's market for mutual benefits.

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

2 workers die of electrocution in Siddweshari area

Two construction workers died of electrocution at an under-construction building in Siddweshwari area of Dhaka.

February 16, 2019
February 16, 2019

Zakia Nur takes oath as MP

Dr Syeda Zakia Nur, who was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) uncontested from Kishoreganj-1 constituency, takes oath at the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Bhaban in Dhaka.

February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019

‘10-yr master plan to free rivers from grabbers, pollution’

Local Government and Rural Development Minister Md Tajul Islam says that a 10-year master plan has been taken to increase navigability of rivers around Dhaka and the Karnaphuli river of Chattogram...