Hatirjheel: A City Respite

One of the pleasures of my daily commute to work is experiencing the lakefront at Hatirjheel.

Rajuk’s grand plan to ease commute

The waterbodies of Gulshan, Banani, Baridhara and Hatirjheel are set for a transformation.

Remove restaurants, shops from Hatirjheel in 60 days: HC

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.

Patuakhali municipality to get 12 bridges designed to emulate Hatirjheel bridges

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.

BGMEA gets one year more to demolish building

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.

Urban spaces can promote empathy

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.

BGMEA building demolition: Hearing on review plea adjourned

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.

Road left in battered condition

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.

SC upholds BGMEA building demolition order

Supreme Court upholds High Court ruling that ordered demolition of BGMEA building in Hatirjheel area of Dhaka.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

ATN staff drowns in Hatirjheel

A staff of ATN Television channel drowns in Hatirjheel lake after falling off from Rainbow Bridge-1 .

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

CNG flips at Hatirjheel: 3 hurt

At least three people are injured as a speedy CNG-run auto-rickshaw flips several times after hitting road divider at Hatirjheel in Dhaka.

June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015

‘Snatcher’ killed in firing with Dhaka cops

An alleged snatcher is shot dead while he along with his accomplices was trying to escape after firing at cops in Hatirjheel area.