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  • Obaidul Quader

    AL to name its candidates tomorrow: Quader

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says his party will finalise its candidates for the mayoral race in elections to two city corporations in Dhaka tomorrow.

  • DNCC passes Tk 3,057.24cr budget prioritising mosquito control

    DNCC Mayor Atiqul Islam announces Tk 3,057.24 crore budget for 2019-20 fiscal, putting priority to the mosquito control and garbage management activities.

  • Two dump yards approach limit; plans aplenty, implementation nil

    Time to be WARY OF WASTE

    The two landfills in the capital have almost reached their limit with no immediate remedy in sight. Mountains of garbage are being formed in the landfills at Matuail and Aminbazar and there are fears that the waste will spill over into adjacent areas.

  • Inaction in the face of rising mosquito population

    The inaction of the Dhaka North and South City Corporations in the face of an increasing mosquito population in the city's capital is deplorable. In order to effectively control the mosquito problem

  • Mosquito Menace in Capital: DNCC, DSCC doing little to contain it

    The capital's mosquito population seems to be rising, but the two city corporations are doing little to contain the menace.

  • Tk 230 crore holding tax due in Dhaka city

    Local Government Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain tells the parliament that Dhaka North and Dhaka South City Corporation have Tk 230 crore over as due holding tax from house owners.

  • Sadeque Hossain Khoka's Corruption case verdict

    HC halts DNCC mayoral by-polls

    The High Court's three-month stay on the process of Dhaka North City Corporation polls yesterday triggered a blame game between the Awami League and the BNP.

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    LGRD ministry holds the key

    It appears the mayoral by-polls to the DNCC have become uncertain following yesterday's High Court stay order. But the legal complexity can be removed and the LGRD ministry holds the key.

  • Khandkar Mosharraf Hossain

    Poll stay will not impact DNCC: LGRD Minister

    Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain says the High Court order staying the Dhaka North City Corporation Polls will not pose any negative impact on the regular activity of DNCC.

  • Trade licence of 6 coaching centres cancelled

    DNCC cancels trade licence of 6 coaching centres' Farmgate branch including UCC and Omega for not removing unauthorised advertising elements from different areas in the city.

  • Dhaka North City Corporation Election 2018

    AL, BNP to go all out to win DNCC by-polls

    Both the Awami League and the BNP will give their best to win the upcoming Dhaka North City Corporation mayoral by-polls after their election debacle in Rangpur.

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    DNCC by-polls in late Feb

    The by-polls to Dhaka North City Corporation's mayoral post will be held in the last week of February. Elections to the newly included 36 wards in two Dhaka city corporations are slated to be held with the by-polls, the Election Commission said yesterday.

  • The inequality of Dhaka's roads

    Are all roads treated equally by them? Why was the initiative to improve roads, footpaths and drains in the upscale tri-state area prioritised by the incumbent Mayor and the DNCC in their first two years in office?

  • City Governance: Who’s to blame for failure?

    He once again expressed his utter frustration that the city corporation he has been leading for over two years lacks adequate jurisdiction to better serve the city dwellers. He finds it difficult to develop the city by preparing a master plan because his office has no control over parks, canals, roads and drainage system.

  • Annisul blames homegrown mosquitoes

    Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq has blamed the mosquito population inside houses for spreading chikungunya.

  • Waste bins wasted

    A picture published in this paper yesterday showed a dismal state of a good idea gone wrong. The hundreds of waste bins that were set up all over the city as part of the Clean Dhaka campaign by the DNCC and DSCC mayors for better garbage management in the city was without a doubt a good idea which had the potential to make our city cleaner.

  • Only a few community rickshaws in Gulshan-Banani

    Dhaka North City Corporation introduces ‘community rickshaw’ services aiming much publicity, however only a few were seen plying on the streets of Niketon area today.

  • Gulshan to get new rickshaw, bus services

    Around a dozen air-conditioned (AC) buses and 500 special rickshaws hit the streets of the capitals' Gulshan and Banani areas today.

  • DNCC app for better city services

    To lodge a complaint about a dilapidated road or a broken lamp post or any other city service is a hectic affairs as it requires one to go through the labyrinth of the manual complaint system.

  • 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”.

  • 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.

  • Dhaka's crippling gridlock

    Those on the road yesterday experienced firsthand the agony of Dhaka's traffic gridlock, this time caused by a DNCC event and a procession of the education ministry.

  • Gulshan, Banani and Baridhara

    No respite for Gulshan until 2017

    If you visit Dhaka’s Gulshan, Banani and Baridhara areas nowadays, you will have to brace yourself for never-ending traffic, dust and mud. And there is always a risk that you may even fall into a ditch. The posh areas are now undergoing a development work including widespread road digging, which has led to this miserable situation.

  • 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.

  • Govt to double size of Dhaka city area

    The government is going to more than double the area of the two Dhaka city corporations through inclusion of 16 nearby unions, said

  • Karwan Bazar fire: Probe report in 2 weeks

    The fire service yesterday started a probe into the Karwan Bazar fire that gutted 186 shops on May Day.

  • Karwan Bazar car parking space cleared

    The authorities of Dhaka North City Corporation in an eviction drive yesterday recovered Karwan Bazar car park from decades-old illegal occupation.

  • HC seeks reports on Dhaka city waste management

    The High Court directs authorities concerned to submit reports in three months on the steps taken for waste management in Dhaka north and south city corporation areas.

  • 5 companies to run city buses

    To improve the public transport system in the capital, the Dhaka North City Corporation will facilitate the introduction of 3,000 new

  • Bring Wasa, Rajuk under DCCs

    Mayor Annisul Huq wants Rajuk and Wasa under the jurisdiction of the city corporations to get rid of the city's waterlogging problem.