Dhaka, Aug 10, 2019 – A total of 582 Eid congregations will be held in the capital under two city corporations – Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) – marking the holy Eid-ul-Azha on Monday.
Dhaka’s wayside shops attract fixed-income people
Dhaka, June 2 – A large number of vendors have set up makeshift shops on the capital’s footpaths and lanes along major streets and markets to claim their stakes in the frenzied Eid shopping. These shops, offering goods at cheaper…
221 shops gutted in Gulshan DNCC kitchen market fire
Dhaka, Mar 30 – Just two days after a major fire in the Dhaka’s Banani area left 25 people dead, another fire broke out at Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) kitchen market in Gulshan area early Saturday and gutted all…
Huge blast at Narayanganj chemical warehouse
Narayanganj, Mar 26 – A huge explosion ripped through a chemical warehouse of a dyeing factory in Fatullah here early Tuesday. Locals said the explosion that took place at Bombay Dyeing at Bou Bazar damaged the four-storey factory building and…
Dhaka Bar Association election begins Wednesday
Dhaka, Feb 26 – Voting in the two-day polls to elect the office bearers for 2019-2020 of Dhaka Bar Association, kicks off on Wednesday. Seven thousand eight hundred ninety seven voters are expected to cast their vote, starting from 9…
‘LUCKY INDE’ On Wednesday at AF Dhaka
‘LUCKY INDEX’ is a performance and screening event featuring 27 lucky participants. The event will take place on Wednesday, 20 Feburary at 7pm at Auditorium Nouvle Vague, Alliance Française de Dhaka. “I am Lucky, but I am not lucky“. These…
Gas supply to remain suspended in some parts of capital
Dhaka, Feb 18 – Gas supply in most parts of the capital will remain suspended for 12 hours starting from Tuesday evening due to the relocation of the gas pipelines as part of the construction work of metro rail project.…
Bobby Hajjaj quits DNCC mayoral race
Dhaka, Feb 9 – Five mayoral contenders will contest the by-polls to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) after Jatiya Ganotantrik Andolan candidate Bobby Hajjaj quit the electoral race. Hajjaj withdrew his candidature within the stipulated time that expired on Saturday,…
Prime Insurance bags prestigious SAFA Award
January 23, 2019: An ISO certified insurance company Prime Insurance Company Limited has bagged prestigious South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) Award for its published accounts for the year 2017 in the insurance category.
Najmul sent to jail upon surrender before court
Dhaka, Jan 06 – A Dhaka court ordered to send former minister Barrister Nazmul Huda to the prison. Judge HM Ruhul Imran of Special Judge Court-3 of Dhaka passed the order denying his bail prayer.
Improvement of ease of doing business urged
Dhaka, January 3 – Speakers at a dialogue on Thursday called for effective and essential reforms to attract investment and improve the ease of doing business in Bangladesh.
Siraji new DG of Bangla Academy replacing Shamsuzzaman
Dhaka, Dec 20 – Poet and engineer Habibullah Siraji joined as the new director general of Bangla Academy. The Public Relations Department of the academy informed of taking charge of the post on Thursday.
Youth dies in Dhaka City falling off ‘flyover’
Dhaka, Dec 12 – A young man was killed reportedly after falling from the Mayor Hanif Flyover in the city’s Swamibagh area on Wednesday night.
Two children die falling in water tank in Dhaka city
Dhaka, Dec 12 – Two children died after falling into a water tank while playing beside it in Dhaka city’s Mohammadpur area on Tuesday.
ACC drive against illegal possession of govt quarters
Dhaka, Dec 7 – The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has started drive against illegal occupation of the government quarters by some officials in Dhaka and Chattagram.
‘Musicality in Wood’ workshop begins at Cosmos Studio
Dhaka, Nov 23 – A five-day-long woodblock print workshop titled ‘Musicality in Wood’ began at Cosmos-Atelier71 Printmaking Studio in Dhaka’s Malibagh area on Friday.
One killed, 6 hurt in Dhaka gas cylinder blast
Dhaka, Nov 16 –A child was killed and six people sustained burn injuries in a gas cylinder explosion at Dhalpur in Jatrabari on Friday.
One burnt to death alive in Dhaka city fire, 7 injured
A man was burned to death and seven people, including four women and a minor boy, sustained injuries as a fire broke out in a flat on at Beparipara in Uttarkhan area early Saturday.
250 political leaders of Ctg pledge to win with peace
Chittagong, Oct 5 – A total of 250 political leaders from the Bangladesh Awami League (AL), the Bangladesh Nationali st Party (BNP) and the Jatiya Party of Chittagong Division came to one platform in Chittagong Thursday to pledge for nonviolent…
Four friends burnt as gas cylinder explodes at tea-stall
Dhaka, Sept 29 – Four friends sustained burn injuries as a gas cylinder exploded at a tea-stall in city’s Kafrul area at noon on Saturday. They have been identified as Abu Hena Mostafa Babu, 32, Sunny Ahmed, 27, Kamal Hossain,…
Dhaka clean-up campaign in Guinness World Record
Dhaka Clean-up Campaign, organised by Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) in the capital on April 13 last, has hit the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest clean-up campaign.
Microbus plunges into Hatirjheel lake in Dhaka City
A microbus plunged into Hatirjheel lake in the capital on Saturday morning.
Taka 24mn narcotics seized at Dhaka GPO
Criminal Investigation Department (CID) seized 1,586.36 kilograms contraband Ethiopian cannabis, also known as ‘khat’ worth around Tk 2.38 crore from foreign parcel section of General Post Office (GPO) here on Sunday.
SAFF Suzuki Cup: 0-2 loss to Nepal shatter BD dream again
Hosts Bangladesh’s dream shattered again in the seven –nation 12th SAFF Suzuki Cup as Nepal brought down high flying Bangladesh to the earth beating them by 2-0 goals in the last Group A match at the flood-light Bangabandhu National Stadium…
Cow bought for Eid slaughter kills man with horns in Dhaka
A man has died after a cow to be slaughtered in the Eid-ul-Azha hit him with the horns at Postogola in Dhaka.
Two schoolboys drown in city’s Ramna Lake
Two schoolboys drowned in the Ramna Lake in the city on Sunday afternoon.The deceased were identified as Adnan, 15, and Mahfuz, 15, students of Willes Little Flower School and College.
No bus to run in capital on contractual basis, say owners
Dhaka, Aug 8 – As part of its efforts to curb road accidents, Dhaka Road Transport Owners’ Association has decided not to run any bus on a contractual basis, which leads to rash driving, in the capital from Thursday.
Bus torched as motorbike rider crushed under it in Dhaka
Dhaka, Aug 3 – Amid the ongoing student-led protest across the country demanding safer roads, a bike rider yesterday was killed under a bus at the capital’s Maghbazar area.
Badda AL leader murder suspects killed in Dhaka ‘gunfight’
Dhaka, July 5 – Two suspects in a Badda Awami League leader Farhad Hossain murder case was killed in a reported gunfight with detectives in Dhaka’s Uttar Badda area early Thursday.
Solo painting show ‘Ruposhi Bangla’ opend at AF Dhaka Friday
The inaugural ceremony of a solo painting exhibition by Golam Mohammed Joarder titled ‘Ruposhi Bangla (The Beauteous Bengal)’. will be held at AF Dhaka on Friday, 6 July 2018 at 5 pm.