A fire broke out at a slum in the city’s Ranavola area of Uttara sector-10 on Wednesday .
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‘JMB leader’ held in Dhaka City
Dhaka, Dec 23 – Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU), a specialized wing of Bangladesh Police, arrested an alleged leader of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from near Jamuna Future Park in the city on Wednesday.
25 fined in Dhaka City for not wearing masks
A mobile court of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has fined 25 people for not wearing masks in the city’ Dhanmondi on Monday.
Petrol pump part-timer set afire by coworkers in Dhaka City
A petrol pump operator was set on fire early Tuesday allegedly by a fellow worker in Salauddin Filling Station at Shyampur of the city.
Teenage boy found dead in Dhaka City
Police recovered the hanging body of a teenage boy from a house in Uttar Badda area in the city on Monday. The deceased was identified as Shahed, 16, a class X student and son of Tota Mia of the area.
Cases filed over torching of 9 buses in Dhaka City
Nine cases were filed at different police stations in the capital on Friday for arson attacks on as many vehicles, including two government staff buses and a BRTC double-decker bus.
Six buses set on fire in Dhaka City in an unexplained attack
At least nine vehicles, including two government staff buses and a BRTC double-decker bus, were set on fire in separate places of the capital on Thursday.
Anti-rape protests rage for 6th day in Dhaka City
Protests against the growing incidents of rape, sexual harassment and violence against women are continuing in different parts of the city for the sixth consecutive day on Sunday.
Anti-rape protests continue in Dhaka City for 5th day
Activists of different organisations, including those working on women’s rights, staged demonstrations on the road in front of the Jatiya Sangsad on Saturday, protesting the growing incidents of rape and demanding the toughest punishment for rapists.
Coronavirus, unemployment strip Dhaka City of its attraction
Dhaka, July 06 – Although some 2,000 people used to move to Dhaka every day from across Bangladesh seeking a better life barely six months back, many are now leaving the capital, in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
Corona lockdown prompts bird chirping back in Dhaka City
The global pandemic known as COVID-19 has been changing and impacting the lives of almost all the species in the world ever since the virus started taking lives in Wuhan, China. While all the businesses and economic activities are being…
Ginger, garlic prices mark abnormal hike in Dhaka City
The price of ginger, an essential kitchen item, has shot up to Tk 300 from Tk 170 per kg within a week in the capital due to what traders said supply crunch.
Embroidery workers block road in Dhaka City for arrear wages
Workers of embroidery factories blocked a road in Adabar area of the city on Friday morning demanding that their arrears be cleared.
Tabith, Ishraque brief foreign diplomats on Dhaka City polls
Dhaka, Feb 09 – The two BNP mayoral candidates for the just concluded Dhaka North and South city corporations—Tabith Awal and Engr Ishraque Hossain on Sunday briefed foreign diplomats about alleged vote-rigging through using Electronic Voting Machines.
Voices galore on low voter turnout in Dhaka City elections
Awami League general secretary, Obaidul Quader who is also the Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives, said on Tuesday that voters’ apathy is not a good sign for democracy.
Voter turnout was below 25pc: EC Mahbub Talukdar
Dhaka, Jan 01 – Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar has said less than 25 percent voters exercised their franchise in the elections to the two Dhaka city corporations on Saturday.
Dhaka City polls put EVMs, BD Election Commission to test
The elections to two city corporations of Dhaka North and South have generated much enthusiasm among the candidates of the two posts of Mayors and around 172 posts of Ward Councillors including 43 for women in reserved wards. But the…
Dhaka City Election: 75 platoons BGB deployed
Dhaka, 30 Dec – Seventy-five platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were deployed in the capital on Thursday ahead of the Dhaka city election scheduled for February 1.
Arrange free, neutral Dhaka City polls: Sujon to EC
Sushasoner Jonno Nagorik (Sujon), a civil rights body, on Saturday urged the Election Commission (EC) to arrange “free, neutral and peaceful” Dhaka city polls.
Dhaka City 3.4˚ warmer than rural areas, says Study
Dhaka, Jan 20 – The surface urban heat island (SUHI) in the urban core of Dhaka is 3.4 degrees Celsius higher than rural locations, posing various threats to the city dwellers, according to a study.
147 collect BNP nomination forms for city Councilor posts
Dhaka, Dec 25 – A total of 147 aspirants yesterday collected BNP nomination forms to contest the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) polls for the post of councilors. Of them, only 18 female aspirants…
BNP smels conspiracy in hurried schedule of Dhaka City polls
Dhaka, Dec 23 – The BNP smells old conspiracy of government behind announcing the polls schedule of Dhaka south and north city corporations hurriedly to ensure winning of its candidates.
3 alleged Neo JMB men held in Dhaka City
The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested three suspected members of banned militant group ‘Neo JMB’ from Gabtoli area on Wednesday night.
BNP’s torch procession in city seeking Khaleda’s release
Dhaka, Oct 14 (UNB) – BNP brought out a torch procession in the city’s Nayapaltan area on Monday evening demanding the release of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia.
Dhaka City inspectors refused entry to Health Minister House
Dhaka, Aug 27 – A mobile court of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) was not given entry to Health Minister Zahid Maleque’s residence for inspection during an anti-mosquito drive.
Heavy rains swamp, paralyse Dhaka City roads
Jahangirnagar University, Sept 17 (UNB) – A seminar titled ‘Basics and Research Trends in Fibre Optic Communication System’ was held at Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Monday. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) of JU student unit organised the…
2 bodies of a woman and an old man recovered near Dhaka City
Keraniganj, June 5 – Police recovered the bodies of a woman from an under-construction building and that of an elderly man from the Buriganga River in Keraniganj on Wednesday. The deceased could not be identified till Wednesday evening. Officer-in-charge of…
High Court tells of negligence in making Dhaka City livable
Dhaka, May 15 (UNB) – Apparently expressing its displeasure over air pollution, mosquito menace and repeated digging of roads in the capital, the High Court on Wednesday said two city corporations have negligence to make Dhaka as a liveable city.…
Ruling Awami League Party’s Dhaka city student leader killed
Dhaka, Dec 7 – A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) was stabbed to death by miscreants over the previous enmity in Dhaka city’s Karail area on Thursday night.
Elderly couple, sedated before house loot, dies in Dhaka city
Dhaka, Aug 26 – An elderly couple died as an alleged organised gang sedated them before looting their house in the capital’s Demra area on Sunday.