Old Dhaka

Beauty Lassi: A legacy of taste

While many establishments struggle to survive in the restaurant business for more than a few years, ‘Beauty Lassi and Falooda’ has done it for a hundred years and it not only survived, it has...

March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019

85 tonnes polythene seized from 22 factories

A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) snaps the power supply of 22 factories and fines their owners Tk 26 lakh for manufacturing banned polythene in Old Dhaka’s Sowari Ghat area.

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

110 tonnes polythene seized, power supply of 16 factories snapped

A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) snaps the power supply to 16 establishments for storing flammable chemicals and manufacturing banned polythene in Old Dhaka.

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

Non-implementation of court’s directives over Nimtoli fire unfortunate: HC

The High Court observes that non-implementation of its directives and rule over the 2010 Nimtoli fire in Old Dhaka is unfortunate.

March 5, 2019
March 5, 2019

100 mounds inflammable chemicals seized from Old Dhaka

A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) seizes 100 mounds of combustible chemicals from Old Dhaka’s Armanitola area.

January 19, 2018
January 19, 2018

One less park for Old Dhaka

Did you know that less than 0.30 percent of land in all of Dhaka city is used for recreational purposes?

July 7, 2017
July 7, 2017

Hrishikesh Das Road in Old Dhaka

“There are 13 officially declared heritage streets in Dhaka," informs conservation architect Taimur Islam, CEO, Urban Study Group

June 26, 2016
June 26, 2016

ZAKAT CLOTHES

Standing on the bank of the Buriganga in Old Dhaka, Islampur still remains a commercial hub for wholesale trade of fabrics

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

Dhaka vs Dhaka: The food derby

We have split Dhaka into two. The old has its unique charm reflecting the rich history and traditions of our city. And there is

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Man stabs cop in Old Dhaka’s Nawabpur

An on-duty policeman was stabbed by unknown miscreants at Nawabpur in old part of Dhaka.

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

3 burnt for ‘not paying extortion money’ in Dhaka

Three people sustain burn injuries after a local Awami League activist allegedly hurled hot water at them for not getting extortion money in Old Dhaka.