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Police detain two men with arms and...

Police detain two men with arms and...

Crime

Thu, Mar 9 2017

Police make two arrests and seize cache of weapons in Wednesday night raid in the capital

Adnan murder: Most FIR-listed suspects...

Adnan murder: Most FIR-listed suspects...

Crime

Thu, Mar 9 2017

With three more people booked late Wednesday night, police have so far arrested 17 suspects in the much-hyped...

Inter School and College Science Festival...

Inter School and College Science Festival...

Education

Thu, Mar 9 2017

Students from about 35 colleges in Dhaka are all set to showcase their projects at the Inter School and...

24 international human traffickers held...

24 international human traffickers held...

Crime

Thu, Mar 9 2017

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained 24 members of an international human trafficking syndicate...

Female DU student found hanging in...

Female DU student found hanging in...

Dhaka

Tue, Mar 7 2017

Law enforcers found the girl lying on the bed, as locals and family members had brought the body down...

Hazaribagh fire guts 80 shanties

Hazaribagh fire guts 80 shanties

Dhaka

Tue, Mar 7 2017

At least 80 tin-shed shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out in a Hazaribagh area in Dhaka Tuesday...

Govt to meet Facebook over 'objectionable...

Govt to meet Facebook over 'objectionable...

Tech

Tue, Mar 7 2017

Telecomms minister emphasises government's desire to identify Facebook users who post "objectionable...

BGMEA floor space owners worried about...

BGMEA floor space owners worried about...

Dhaka

Mon, Mar 6 2017

The individuals or organisations who own floor spaces in the BGMEA Complex are worried about compensation...

7 bus drivers jailed on first day of...

7 bus drivers jailed on first day of...

Dhaka

Mon, Mar 6 2017

Seven drivers were jailed on Sunday on day one of a massive drive against getting public buses, whose...

Hawkers threaten to cripple Dhaka if...

Hawkers threaten to cripple Dhaka if...

Dhaka

Mon, Mar 6 2017

Leaders of hawkers in Dhaka’s Gulistan and Motijheel areas have threatened to cripple Dhaka if the Dhaka...

US and Canadian embassies clear out...

US and Canadian embassies clear out...

Dhaka

Sat, Mar 4 2017

The US and Canadian embassies have removed parts of their security features from the footpaths within...

In memory of Abinta Kabir

In memory of Abinta Kabir

People

Sat, Mar 4 2017

Abinta Kabir was one of the victims during the terrorist attack that left 23 people dead, including two...

Police: Kashem may have authorised Gulshan...

Police: Kashem may have authorised Gulshan...

Crime

Sat, Mar 4 2017

New JMB spiritual leader Mawlana Abul Kashem, now in custody, may have been the man who gave the go-ahead...

Police to probe overturning of prison...

Police to probe overturning of prison...

Dhaka

Sat, Mar 4 2017

Dhaka district police is going to investigate whether the overturning of the prison van at Tejgaon Industrial...

Madrasa students get roped into Islamic...

Madrasa students get roped into Islamic...

Law & Rights

Sat, Mar 4 2017

Underage madrasa students demanding removal of a Greek statue is just another instance of children being...

Watch: Memoirs of a sex worker

Watch: Memoirs of a sex worker

Law & Rights

Fri, Mar 3 2017

Women in conservative cultures like ours are usually viewed as financial burdens and those who lack the...

Citizens form human chain to save Buriganga...

Citizens form human chain to save Buriganga...

Environment

Fri, Mar 3 2017

The current state of the Buriganga was not a sudden development, but the result of more than two decades...

Police bar sex workers rally at...

Police bar sex workers rally at...

Dhaka

Fri, Mar 3 2017

Shahbagh police say the rally was halted as the organisers had not sought prior permission

Falling brick kills child

Falling brick kills child

Dhaka

Fri, Mar 3 2017

The building owner has been accused of negligence as he was constructing the fifth floor of the old building...

Rehabilitation of slum dwellers: Taking...

Rehabilitation of slum dwellers: Taking...

Dhaka

Fri, Mar 3 2017

None of the world’s megacities may come close to Dhaka in terms of population boom. Amid this hyper-density...

Police forcefully cool down NSU...

Police forcefully cool down NSU...

Dhaka

Thu, Mar 2 2017

The protest staged by North South University students over the assault on one of their own by a Bashundhara...