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- October 19, 2017
The first span of the much-hyped Padma Bridge has been installed on pillars 37 and 38 at Janjira point. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader informed media about the development around 10:30am on Saturday. He was accompanied by Padma Bridge Project Director Engr Shafiqul Islam, Senior Secretary Anwarul Islam and other project officials.
Durga Puja is being celebrated all around the country
Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) inaugurated a Tk784cr project to develop Matuail union parishad, a newly attached area of Dhaka-Narayanganj-Demra (DND) with DSCC
Ashtadhatu, or eight metals, is an alloy of eight metals used specifically for the purpose of casting an idol of a Hindu or Jain deity. The eight metals are considered to be sacred in the religious context and often used to make amulets. The cost of crafting an Ashtadhatu idol is immense, which makes them less common.
Rohingya refugees have been desperately entering Bangladesh as it is the only option they have in this battle for survival.
Thousands have already entered the country, fleeing the violence in Rakhine state of neighbouring Myanmar. Thousands of others are still stranded at various border posts in Cox’s Bazar and Bandarban.
By Eid-ul-Azha this year, over 100,000 Rohingya have escaped into Bangladesh from the Rakhine state in the wake of the recent conflict.
The Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden is hosting Cantonese Food Festival with grandeur, offering Dhaka citizens a taste of authentic Cantonese cuisine. The festival kicked off on Thursday and has already drawn an impressive number of prominent personalities, with the scheduled end on August 9.
The increase in prices may prove to be temporary, considering the weather clears and Ilish continue to be caught at the current rate
The Westin Dhaka is hosting a Chinese food festival “Culinary Treats from China” at the hotel’s buffet restaurant Seasonal Tastes, which started on Monday, August 7 and will continue till Sunday, August 13
Sizzle your taste buds with exotic Schezuan and Chinese cuisine at the Chinese Food Festival 2017. Visit The Westin Dhaka from 7-13 August, to enjoy flavorful Chinese delicacies to your heart’s content.
On August 1, 2015, Bangladesh received 111 enclaves including Dasiarchhora, formerly Indian land inside its own boundary, with 52,000 people, through the historic Land Boundary Agreement. These people had long been deprived of basic amenities, such as education and healthcare, due to the geographical oddities.
The installation of underground power cables at Rokeya Sarani for the Dhaka Metrorail Construction Project has made it difficult for commuters and pedestrians to use the road
As the monsoon wind continued to bring rain across the country, city dwellers also continued their struggle against roads inundated by water. With the rain forecast to continue until Friday, the situation may worsen before it gets better.
The heavy rain has been accompanied by strong gusts since Sunday.
Massive fire broke out at three adjoining buildings in Dhaka’s Uttara area early Monday. Fourteen fire fighting units are extinguishing the blaze. Two bodies have been recovered so far.
People from all walks of life are paying tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack at the Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan, on the first anniversary of the massacre. Here are some moments of the programme captured by the Dhaka Tribune photographers-
Muslims worldwide are celebrating the holy Eid-ul-Fitr, which mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan
People from all walks of life are busy buying last minute gifts and looking for the best Eid deals everywhere from upscale malls to street vendors in Dhaka.
The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) introduces its new ‘water ATM’ service
At least 129 people including several officers and members of the army have been killed in landslides triggered by torrential rain in Rangamati, Bandarban and Chittagong districts