For most urban dwellers, a day often begins with the monotonous sounds of traffic congestion. What if we told you amidst this chaos, there is respite awaiting you? That is Hatirjheel and its water taxis.
One of the pleasures of my daily commute to work is experiencing the lakefront at Hatirjheel.
The waterbodies of Gulshan, Banani, Baridhara and Hatirjheel are set for a transformation.
Declaring Hatirjheel-Begunbari project in Dhaka as a “Public Trust Property”, the High Court in a full text verdict has issued four directives and nine recommendations in order to protect its original character, beauty and water.
The Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) has taken up a special project worth Tk 35crore to build 12 bridges in Patuakhali municipality. The bridges will be designed to emulate bridges in Dhaka's Hatirjheel area.
Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) gets one year and ten days for demolishing its 15-storey building which was constructed illegally in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel area.
Dhaka is the most populated city in the country. It is also one of the most populated cities in the world with a density of 23,234 people per square kilometre within a total area of 300 square kilometres.
The Supreme Court adjourns the hearing until March 5 on a review petition filed against its order for demolishing the 15-storey “BGMEA Complex” located in Hatirjheel lake in Dhaka.
Travelling on part of the road stretching from Sonargaon Hotel intersection to Hatirjheel roundabout has become a nightmare for city residents in the last six months or so.