footpaths

Un-walkable footpaths

A photo published in this newspaper last Monday is a perfect example of how good initiatives, when conduced without proper planning or implementation, end up achieving nothing. In order to prevent...

January 9, 2019
January 9, 2019

Extortionists feast on Mirpur footpaths

An estimated Tk 50 to 60 lakh is extorted monthly from street vendors at Mirpur-10 roundabout and adjoining places, and the control over the easy money sometimes leads to clashes among the...

April 3, 2018
April 3, 2018

Un-walkable footpaths

A photo published in this newspaper last Monday is a perfect example of how good initiatives, when conduced without proper planning or implementation, end up achieving nothing. In order to prevent...

January 19, 2018
January 19, 2018

It's all for money

Tuesday's mayhem in Narayanganj was all about money.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Opinion: arresting for traffic rules violation is a crazy idea

In a country where corrupt practices dominate traffic rules and laws, the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has prepared a draft law under which police would not require any warrant to...

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Free footpaths by March 1

Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq yesterday asked grabbers to free city footpaths by March 1.

January 23, 2016
January 23, 2016

Rajuk's demolition drive in the city

Rajuk has launched simultaneous drives in various parts of the city to reclaim footpaths, parking spaces that were being used for other purposes.

November 12, 2015
November 12, 2015

Hawkers can sit on Gulistan footpaths, not roads

Hawkers will be allowed to sit on footpaths at Gulistan in Dhaka without giving any toll from now, Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon said today.

April 27, 2015
April 27, 2015

Footpaths occupied by vendors in Dhaka (Video)

Pedestrians face disruption while walking through the footpaths in Dhaka. Many footpaths of the city, which is one of the populated cities in the world, are seen full of vendors and makeshift shops.

April 8, 2015
April 8, 2015

Shabby upkeep of Dhaka public hospitals (video)

Despite several marked improvements in the public health sector, authorities are yet to make public hospitals to host a warm welcome to the commoners.