Turag

December 5, 2018
December 5, 2018

Girl dies after falling in water tank in Dhaka

A 6-year-old girl is killed after falling into a water tank of an under construction building in Chandalbhog area under Turag Police Station in Dhaka.

January 19, 2018
January 19, 2018

2nd phase of Biswa Ijtema begins today

The second phase of 53rd Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of the Muslims after Hajj, will begin on the Turag in Tongi after Fazr prayers today.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

‘JMB man’ among 3 killed in Gaibandha, Dhaka ‘shootouts’

An alleged operative of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and two suspected hijackers have been killed in separate "gunfights" with law enforcers in Gaibandha and Dhaka.

January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016

River polluters warned

Millions of gallons of untreated wastewaters, mainly from industries, are being dumped into the rivers around Dhaka city through as many as 185 outlets every day.

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

Have ETP, or shut down, minister tells factories

In a move to save the major rivers around Dhaka, the government today made Effluent Treatment Plants a mandatory factor for the factories.

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

2nd phase of Biswa Ijtema underway

The second phase of Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation of the Muslims in the world, is continuing today amid sermons being delivered in Tongi on Dhaka’s outskirt.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

Devotees brave fog, cold at Biswa Ijtema

The quest for the soul’s salvation drives countless devotees to brave the inclement weather at the Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

2 killed as bus, truck collide at Turag

At least two people are killed as a bus and a truck collide head-on at Dhaka’s Turag on the Abdullahpur-Ashulia road.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

First phase of Biswa Ijtema begins today

The first phase of three day-long Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after the Hajj, begins on the bank of the Turag river at Tongi in Gazipur today.

December 26, 2015
December 26, 2015

71-km human chain formed to save Turag

Environmentalists form a 71-km-long human chain on the banks of the Turag River demanding an end to pollution and grabbing of the river.