New Market

New Market clashes: Digital Security case filed against 2 over Facebook post against Taposh

A case has been filed against two Facebook users under the Digital Security Act (DSA) for allegedly spreading misinformation against Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh regarding the clashes at Dhaka's New Market area on April 18 and 19.

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

Floral economy of Bengal

During the Mughal period, gardens were a ubiquitous element of the city landscape. Dhaka, once capital of the Bengal Subah, was no exception, and the names of some areas of the city such as Shahbag, Lalbag,

April 28, 2022
April 28, 2022

New Market clashes: Digital Security case filed against 2 over Facebook post against Taposh

A case has been filed against two Facebook users under the Digital Security Act (DSA) for allegedly spreading misinformation against Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh regarding the clashes at Dhaka's New Market area on April 18 and 19.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

New Market clash: Shop owner and BNP leader Makbul arrested

Detective Branch of police have arrested former New Market thana BNP President Makbul Hossain in connection with a case filed for obstructing police in discharging duties, assaulting law enforcement officers, and damaging property during the clashes between students of Dhaka College and traders in New Market area on April 18 and 19.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

Who killed Nahid?

During the fierce clashes between shopkeepers and Dhaka College students in New Market area on Tuesday, a young man in a dark blue T-shirt was seen lying motionless in front of Nur Jahan Super Market.

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

What role did police play when students-traders clashed in New Market?

On 18 April, a trifle turned into a violent clash between students and traders around the New Market area in Dhaka -- with 2 persons getting killed, more than 60 being injured, and loss of property in millions of takas.

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

New Market area shops reopen after last night's meeting

Following the clashes between traders and Dhaka College students, several shops in New Market area have opened today.

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

Clash with New Market traders: Dhaka College students place 10-point demand

Blaming traders and police for Tuesday’s (April 19, 2022) clash in New Market area, Dhaka College students last night (April 20) held a press conference at the ANM NajibUddin Khan Khurram Auditorium of the college and placed a 10-point demand.

April 19, 2022
April 19, 2022

Passerby critically injured in students-traders clash in New Market dies

A teenager, Nahid Hasan (18), who sustained critical injuries during the clash between shop employees and Dhaka College Students in New Market area died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital tonight.

April 19, 2022
April 19, 2022

‘Everything in my shop for Eid sale burnt to ashes’

Sentu Miah, owner of a shop at Nurjahan Market in New Market, bought clothes worth Tk 20 lakh to sell in his shop on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. But everything was burnt to ashes in the fire.

January 23, 2018
January 23, 2018

Traders block busy road for 4 hours

Traders of New Market and their employees blocked Nilkhet intersection for around four hours yesterday, protesting Dhaka South City Corporation's plan to turn the market into a two-storey building.