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Mohammadpur slum fire likely linked...

Mohammadpur slum fire likely linked...

Dhaka

Sat, Feb 18 2017

The fire that gutted nearly 200 shanties inside Bashbari slum in Mohammadpur, Dhaka on Thursday could...

Book fair livens up with young...

Book fair livens up with young...

Dhaka

Sat, Feb 18 2017

On Friday marked the start of another weekend at Amar Ekushey Book Fair, and the crowds, young and old,...

‘Fire set by masked man on...

‘Fire set by masked man on...

Dhaka

Fri, Feb 17 2017

A resident of Bashbari Slum in Mohammadpur, where a fire gutted 200 homes early Thursday morning, has...

Of the ignored population

Of the ignored population

Dhaka

Fri, Feb 17 2017

Dhaka has a building boom, with high-rises mushrooming all over the city. But, the people whose work...

Dhaka airport road to get...

Dhaka airport road to get...

Dhaka

Fri, Feb 17 2017

In an effort to upgrade Dhaka airport road to global standards, a modernisation project was launched...

Little mags a special attraction at...

Little mags a special attraction at...

Dhaka

Fri, Feb 17 2017

Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2017, which functions as a centre of knowledge for booklovers of all ages, has...

Two weeks of Book Fair see 1,776 titles...

Two weeks of Book Fair see 1,776 titles...

Dhaka

Thu, Feb 16 2017

With more than half of Amar Ekushey Book Fair underway, book lovers felt the rush and hastened to the...

'Red meat price in Dhaka goes up due...

'Red meat price in Dhaka goes up due...

Commerce

Wed, Feb 15 2017

Dhaka meat merchants claim they have been forced to increase prices due to extortion and unsanctioned...

Guitar savant Guthrie Govan to hold...

Guitar savant Guthrie Govan to hold...

Dhaka

Wed, Feb 15 2017

English guitar savant Guthrie Govan is scheduled to visit Dhaka in late February for a concert and guitar...

DSCC mayor: Buses more than 20 years...

DSCC mayor: Buses more than 20 years...

Dhaka

Wed, Feb 15 2017

Public buses that are more than 20 years old will be taken off the streets of Dhaka South City Corporation...

Radicalisation an aftermath of social...

Radicalisation an aftermath of social...

Dhaka

Wed, Feb 15 2017

Extremist groups can more easily radicalise youths throughout the world as the youths are mentally vulnerable...

Visitors celebrate Valentine’s Day at...

Visitors celebrate Valentine’s Day at...

Dhaka

Wed, Feb 15 2017

Groups of friends and couples of different ages braved the long entrance lines to gather at Amar Ekushey...

OBR honours success of Bangladeshi women...

OBR honours success of Bangladeshi women...

Law & Rights

Tue, Feb 14 2017

One Billion Rising (OBR) honoured archers Hira Moni and Bonna Akter, who have established their names...

A mother's campaign against...

A mother's campaign against...

Dhaka

Tue, Feb 14 2017

Saliha Bin Ali received the news of her son Sabri's death a few months after he joined the Islamic...

Flowers are forever

Flowers are forever

Commerce

Tue, Feb 14 2017

People have been using flowers to express their emotions for ages. Whether it is Pohela Falgun (the first...

Loitering students in Uttara can be...

Loitering students in Uttara can be...

Crime

Tue, Feb 14 2017

Bidhan Chandra Tripura, deputy commissioner (Uttara Division) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, said on Tuesday...

DNCC authorities distribute 291 makeshift...

DNCC authorities distribute 291 makeshift...

Dhaka

Tue, Feb 14 2017

Three temporary sheds - Block A, B and C - have been installed around the market premises and businessmen...

Anti-Rampal activists: Move power plant...

Anti-Rampal activists: Move power plant...

Bangladesh

Tue, Feb 14 2017

More than 50 organisations have demanded relocating the Rampal coal-fired power plant to a safe distance...

Comilla division to be named...

Comilla division to be named...

Bangladesh

Tue, Feb 14 2017

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the new division in Comilla will be named as 'Maynamati...

Hefazat asks PM, CJ to remove ‘idol’...

Hefazat asks PM, CJ to remove ‘idol’...

Bangladesh

Tue, Feb 14 2017

Radical Islamist platform Hefazat-e-Islam has submitted memorandums to the prime minister and the chief...

First day of spring enlivens book...

First day of spring enlivens book...

Dhaka

Tue, Feb 14 2017

Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2017 took on a festive look on Monday which marked the first day of spring.