Residents of Dhaka woke up to waterlogged streets on Tuesday morning after pre-monsoon showers lashed the city.
More people return to Dhaka from Thailand by special flight
Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok has facilitated repatriation of a group of 61 Bangladeshi, Thai and other foreign nationals from Thailand to Bangladesh by a special Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight.
Suspected militant detained in Dhaka
A suspected member of the banned militant group Ansar Al Islam was detained from the capital’s New Market area by Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Thursday night.
Dhaka to host World Peace Conference in November
Bangladesh will host a two-day world peace conference in November this year, marking the ongoing birth centenary celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Dhaka requests Delhi to send vaccine to Bangladesh soon
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has requested his Indian counterpart Dr S Jaishankar to ensure the supply of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine doses to Bangladesh as soon as possible to meet Bangladesh’s needs.
Gaza attack: Dhaka seeks US’ proactive role
Bangladesh has urged the United States to take proactive role in stopping the bloodshed immediately amid Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Sri Lanka arrives in Dhaka for three ODIs against Tigers
DHAKA—The Sri Lanka cricket team, led by Kusal Perera arrived in Dhaka on Sunday to play a three-match ODI series against Bangladesh, which is the part of ICC ODI Super League.
Businessman dies from drinking too much liquor in Dhaka
A 35-year-old businessman died Sunday in the capital’s Lalbagh after drinking a fatal level of liquor, police said.
Rain brings relief to Dhaka dwellers
A light rain coupled with thundershowers drenched Dhaka on Saturday evening, giving its residents some relief from scorching heat.
Return to Dhaka after lockdown ends: Mayor Taposh
Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh has urged people who left for their native places to celebrate Eid with their families to return to Dhaka as soon as the
lockdown restrictions are lifted.
2021 EducationUSA Academy Connects Program: US Embassy Dhaka
U.S. Embassy Dhaka is pleased to announce the launch of the 2021 EducationUSA Academy Connects college preparatory program.
BAF aircraft leaves Dhaka to bring 5 lakh Corona vaccine
Thirteen aircrew of Bangladesh Air Force left Dhaka for China on Tuesday morning by BAF C-130J aircraft to bring 500,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine and AD syringes.
Beijing wants Dhaka not to join Quad
Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming on Monday said Bangladesh should not join “Quad”, a US-led initiative, and Dhaka’s relations with Beijing will “substantially get damaged” if it joins it.
Dhaka hopeful of getting vaccine doses from China before Eid
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said the Chinese government is working to start delivering Covid-19 vaccine doses before Eid-ul-Fitr although a 5-day May Day holiday is underway in China.
Noise pollution ‘affecting 50 lakh people’ in Dhaka
Dhaka, Apr 28 : Noise pollution in Dhaka city is now three times higher than the tolerable level, and the invisible danger is putting around 50 lakh people at health risk, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Mohammad Shahab Uddin…
Dhaka bans cross-border movement as Covid situation worsens
Bangladesh on Sunday closed its borders with India for two weeks because of the worsening Covid-19 situation.
Dhaka is world’s most polluted city
Dhaka, Apr 24 : The densely populated capital of Bangladesh has once again topped the list of world cities with the worst air quality. Dhaka’s air quality index (AQI) at 6.29 am read 489, considered ‘severe’.
Lockdown: Pvt cars rise on Dhaka roads
The movement of private vehicles has increased significantly over the last few days even with the government extending the ongoing lockdown for another week to counter the rising Covid-19 cases.
Dhaka airport goes to dogs, literally!
Dhaka, April 21 : The Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport’s security is in safe paws — thanks to a pack of specially trained dogs that keep a strict vigil on the country’s busiest airport .
Mild to moderate heat wave sweeps over Dhaka, Barishal divn
Dhaka, Apr 20 : Mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka and Barishal divisions and it may continue, Met office said on Tuesday.
Hefazat leader Qurban Ali Kasemi arrested in Dhaka
Dhaka, Apr 20 : Mawlana Qurban Ali Kasemi, Vice-President of Hefazat-e-Islam and Joint Secretary General of Khilafat Majlish, was arrested from Dhaka’s Basabo area on Tuesday.
More people, vehicles on Dhaka roads disobeying lockdown rules
News Desk Despite an alarming spike in Covid-19 deaths in Bangladesh, people continue to defy restrictions on movement as a higher number of people and vehicles were seen on the streets in Dhaka on the 5th day of lockdown enforced…
Over 200 protest flight cancellation at Dhaka airport
Around 200 Saudi Arabia-bound migrant workers staged a protest inside the Dhaka airport early on Saturday morning after a scheduled special flight of Biman Bangladesh to Riyadh was cancelled at the last minute.
Day 4 of lockdown: Dhaka wears a deserted look
Dhaka, Apr 17 : Residents of Dhaka woke up to deserted roads as the Covid-19 lockdown in Bangladesh entered the fourth day on Saturday.
Lockdown day 3: Dhaka streets largely deserted
Dhaka, Apr 16 : The streets of capital Dhaka were largely deserted on the third day of a nationwide ‘strict’ lockdown compared to the first two days.
IBBL Dhaka Central Zone, Corporate Branches hold Business Confce
Dhaka Central Zone and Corporate Branches of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited organized quarterly Business Development Conference through a virtual platform on Friday, 10 April 2021.
D-8 Youth Summit: Dhaka for achieving SDGs engaging youth
an action plan will map out strategies on how the power of D-8 youth will be harnessed in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and D-8 economic endeavours.
Covid-19: Dhaka raises fare of buses to run at 50% capacity
In the wake of growing Covid-19 cases, the government has increased the fares of public transport by 60 percent across the country.
Rohingya Repatriation: Dhaka seeks Delhi’s strong role in UNSC
Dhaka, Mar 28: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has requested India, as a member of the United Nations Security Council, to play a “strong role” in the early repatriation of the displaced Rohingyas to Myanmar.
Dhaka, Kathmandu sign 4 MoUs on tourism, cultural coop
Bangladesh and Nepal on Monday signed four Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) to enhance cooperation between the two countries in tourism, sanitation, cultural exchange and railways link.