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  • Flow of hides to Savar yet to gain pace

    The newly constructed Savar leather estate, where tanners relocated from their age-old Hazaribagh industrial hub in April, is

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    DSCC staff stabbed dead in Dhaka

    A Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) transport worker is reportedly stabbed dead and another severely hurt in Hazaribagh area of Dhaka this evening.

  • 5 ‘militants’ held in Dhaka

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detains five alleged members of newly formed militant outfit Al Ansar (Huji), including its chief coordinator, from Dhaka’s Hazaribagh area.

  • HC asks for list of Hazaribagh tanners by June 13

    The High Court directed the industries secretary to submit before it by June 13 the list of names of the businessmen who are still running their tanneries at Hazaribagh in Dhaka.

  • Kamrangirchar power house fire doused

    A fire that broke out at a power house in Kamrangirchar area of Dhaka this evening has been doused after an hour.

  • HC asks for list of tanners in 3 weeks

    The High Court yesterday directed the industries secretary to submit before it within three weeks the list of names and addresses of the businessmen who are still running their tanneries at Hazaribagh in the capital.

  • Arrest order for 3 tannery owners

    The High Court yesterday issued arrest warrants against three tannery owners for not implementing its 2001 judgment on relocation of the factories from the capital's Hazaribagh to Savar and for not appearing before it despite summons.

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    Arrest warrant for 3 Hazaribagh tannery owners

    The High Court issues arrest warrant against three Hazaribagh tannery owners for not moving their factories to Savar and not appearing before court despite a summons order.

  • Tanners get 7 more days to take hides

    Tanners can bring in rawhides and skins to their factories of Hazaribagh until April 10, as a government wing yesterday relaxed a directive banning rawhides to the tanneries there.

  • Actions farcical

    Rawhides are piling up at Posta in the capital's Lalbagh and the traders are left in the lurch, thanks to the government move to prevent raw hides from reaching the tanneries in Hazaribagh.

  • Another deadline ends in whimper

    Yet another deadline has gone by, but not a single tannery has been relocated from the capital's Hazaribagh to the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate. In fact, the government itself has not been able to fully install the Central Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP). Proper treatment of toxic waste discharged by the tanneries was described as a key objective of the whole relocation move.

  • Hazaribagh tanners stay, cops curb rawhide supply

    Police are trying to curb rawhide supply into the tannery factories at Hazaribagh as tanners, once again, ignore government's latest deadline.

  • Raw hide bar for Hazribagh tanneries from Apr 1

    Government decides that raw hide will not be allowed in the tanneries at Hazaribagh in Dhaka from April 1 in order to force the tanneries to relocate out of the capital.

  • Cleaner dies inhaling toxic gas in Hazaribagh

    A cleaner dies after inhaling toxic gas while cleaning a sewerage line in Hazaribagh area of Dhaka.

  • Savar Tannery Industrial Estate

    The disaster that is Hazaribagh

    While the readymade garments sector in Bangladesh has drawn international ire for lack of safety through the Rana Plaza collapse and other accidents...

  • bKash agent shot in Dhaka, Tk 2 lakh robbed

    Unidentified miscreants shoot a bKash distributor and snatch Tk 2 lakh from him in Hazaribagh area of Dhaka.

  • Fire at Hajaribagh slum doused

    A fire broke out at a slum in Hazaribagh area of Dhaka this morning. There is no casualty report in the fire incident.

  • Cops name 3 arrestees

    The two men killed on Wednesday night in an “encounter” with detectives in the capital's Hazaribagh were leaders of a faction of Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), detectives claimed yesterday.

  • 2 'JMB men' killed in Hazaribagh ‘shootout’: DB

    Two alleged members of a banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) have been killed in an encounter with law enforcers at Hazaribagh in Dhaka Wednesday night, detectives say.

  • 72-hr ultimatum to move tanneries to Savar

    The industries minister issues instructions to close down tanneries which will fail to relocate from Hazaribagh to Savar in 72 hours. Allocation of plots in Savar industrial park will also be cancelled in such cases, according to the instructions.

  • Death of Dhaka BCL leader: 3 Rab officials sued

    Three Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) officials have been sued for murder over death of Bangladesh Chhatra League’s Hazaribagh unit chief.

  • Boy beaten to death at Hazaribagh, BCL leader held

    A teenage boy is beaten to death in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh area allegedly by a local Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader and his associates.

  • Errant factories flout HC rule

    Although many tanneries located in Hazaribagh have been taking preparations to relocate to Savar, the High Court has issued a contempt ruling against ten factories for non-compliance.

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    2 children raped in Dhaka, 1 held

    A seven-year old girl is allegedly raped by a youth at Rayerbazar in Dhaka.

  • Bangladesh tanneries: HRW gives bleak outlook

    Bangladesh must enforce laws to stop child labour and occupational and environmental health dangers in tannery industry, says Human Rights Watch.

  • BNP councilor candidate arrested in Dhaka

    Police arrest a BNP-blessed councilor candidate from Hazaribagh in Dhaka.

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    HC summons industries secretary over tannery relocation

    The High Court summons the industries secretary to appear before it on May 19 for not relocating tannery industries from Hazaribagh in the capital in line with its directive.

  • Boy dies eating toxic fish in Dhaka

    A minor boy dies and three of his family members fall ill after consuming toxic fish at Hajaribagh in Dhaka today

  • 2 hurt in 14-party rally blasts

    Two people were injured in crude bomb explosions during a rally of the ruling Awami League-led 14-party alliance at Hazaribaghin Dhaka.

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