New year celebration

Terror alert for New Year celebrations

Security is being stepped up in major European cities ahead of New Year celebrations, with officials wary of possible terror plots.

January 1, 2020
January 1, 2020

Biker killed in road crash while celebrating new year

A motorcyclist is killed and another injured in a road accident in Dhaka’s Badda area during new year’s celebration.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Terror alert for New Year celebrations

Security is being stepped up in major European cities ahead of New Year celebrations, with officials wary of possible terror plots.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

No outdoor celebrations

The government has imposed a ban on all outdoor programmes and gatherings from New Years Eve dusk to dawn the next day “on security grounds”.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

New Year: DMP bans outdoor celebrations

Police ban outdoor celebrations on New Year eve in Dhaka city but say they will provide security for indoor celebrations. Traffic through Gulshan, Banani, Baridhara, Dhaka University areas will be controlled after 8:00pm, DMP commissioner says.