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Hawkers block Gulistan roads to protest...

Hawkers block Gulistan roads to protest...

Dhaka

Tue, May 7 2019

They had gathered to know when they would get an audience with the DSCC mayor

Fresh off the press: Inside the world...

Fresh off the press: Inside the world...

Dhaka

Tue, Nov 13 2018

How do they know exactly which books are lining the shelves of high street bookshops, and how do they...

Footpath shops drawing huge number of...

Footpath shops drawing huge number of...

Dhaka

Wed, Jun 13 2018

In Dhaka, people have been seen crowded around the makeshift shops in Nilkhet, Motijheel, Paltan, Jatrabari,...

Tuesday’s Narayanganj clash: Ivy, Shamim...

Tuesday’s Narayanganj clash: Ivy, Shamim...

Nation

Wed, Jan 17 2018

Obaidul Quader warns of organizational action against those who were involved

Violence breaks out after Shamim supporters...

Violence breaks out after Shamim supporters...

Nation

Tue, Jan 16 2018

Over 100 injured, 200 rounds of blanks and teargas shells fired

What’s the footpath for?

What’s the footpath for?

Mushfique Wadud , Mushfique Wadud

Tue, Jan 2 2018

Our footpaths are an entire ecosystem of peddlers and pedallers

Hawkers take over Dhaka footpaths ahead...

Hawkers take over Dhaka footpaths ahead...

Dhaka

Thu, Jun 22 2017

Local gangs backed by political leaders and corrupt police officials are letting hawkers back to Dhaka's...

Hawkers face ongoing extortion, lose...

Hawkers face ongoing extortion, lose...

Dhaka

Mon, Jun 19 2017

When DSCC officials and employees tried to take action against these extortionists, the officials had...

The price of keeping a street-side stall...

The price of keeping a street-side stall...

Corruption

Fri, Jun 16 2017

Hawkers say they have to pay Tk230 to Tk500 per day, amounting to Tk6,900 to Tk5,000 every month in...

CCC Mayor: No street hawkers in daytime...

CCC Mayor: No street hawkers in daytime...

Nation

Wed, May 31 2017

Leaders of registered hawkers’ associations who were present at the meeting praised the decision

A constructive solution to freeing up...

A constructive solution to freeing up...

Editorial

Sat, Apr 22 2017

The government should empower relevant authorities so they can enforce existing regulations and hold...

Hawkers' leaders and DSCC mayor continue...

Hawkers' leaders and DSCC mayor continue...

Dhaka

Thu, Feb 9 2017

The leaders of hawkers in Dhaka’s Gulistan and Motijheel areas have threatened to cordon off Dhaka South...

Hawkers' relocation: DCC captive to...

Hawkers' relocation: DCC captive to...

Uncategorized

Sun, Dec 4 2016

Helpless before the power of hawkers who are backed by local influentials, political leaders and law...

Free up our streets and footpaths

Free up our streets and footpaths

Editorial

Wed, Nov 30 2016

Alternative locations and opportunities must be provided so that hawkers in general are not sacrificed...

FREEING DHAKA FOOTPATHS AND STREETS:...

FREEING DHAKA FOOTPATHS AND STREETS:...

Bangladesh

Mon, Nov 28 2016

Both DNCC and DSCC mayors said they had faced obstruction from not just the hawkers, but also local political...

Tourist experience marred by beggars,...

Tourist experience marred by beggars,...

Bangladesh

Sun, Nov 20 2016

Cox’s Bazar is still a challenging destination for tourists as beggars and hawkers continue their persistent...