Dhaka

Type: Province
Name: Dhaka
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Indefinite transport strike called again in Thakurgaon

Demanding ban on the plying of shallow engine-driven vehicles like nosimon, korimon and bhatbhati on highways, Thakurgoan Bus Owners’ Association, Motor Transport Workers’ Union and Truck-Tank-Lorry-Covered van Workers’ Association have again called an ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 3 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

Fakhrul sued for calling AL 'killer party'

A defamation case was filed against BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday for terming the ruling Awami League a “killer party” and its chief Sheikh Hasina a “killer”.Nur-e-Alam Siddique, vice president of Awami Matsyajibi ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

HC summons DMP commissioner, two others

The High Court has summoned three police officials, including Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Benzir Ahmed, for not complying with its previous order regarding the construction of boundary walls of Azimpur graveyard in the capital.An HC bench ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 2 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Tk 6m gold seized in Kamalapur; 1 held

:42:57 A A- A+ Police have seized 10 gold bars from man who arrived in Dhaka’s Kamalapur Railway Station by an inter-city train from Chittagong on Monday morning. ‘Sujon’ aka ‘Babar’, 26, was on the ‘Turna Nishitha Express’ that arrived in Dhaka from ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Abdul Majid, Police, Officer
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Updating of DCC voter list begins

The Election Commission has started updating the voter list of Dhaka City Corporation.Starting from Monday morning, the process will continue until September 10.The process for taking photographs of new voters of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

B?desh anti-crime force accused of abducting missing people

Press Trust of IndiaDhaka, 31 AugustRights groups and family members of scores of people reportedly gone missing in the last three years have accused the country's anti-crime Rapid Action Battalion of abducting them, a charge denied by the elite forc ... [Published The Statesman - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Most people satisfied with government

In a dramatic turn of public opinion, three-fourths of the population are more or less happy with the performance of the current government led by Sheikh Hasina which came to power through a one-sided election eight months ago.A significant majority also ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 4 reports

Actor ATM Shamsuzzaman’s son gets life for killing brother

ATM Shamsuzzaman gave a deposition before the court against his own son on January 30, 2013A Dhaka court yesterday awarded life imprisonment to actor ATM Shamsuzzaman’s younger son, ATM Khalequzzaman Kushol, 36, for murdering his elder brother.Dhaka Speedy ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Triple murder One placed on 5-day remand

:00:00 A A- A+ A court here on Sunday placed a man, arrested in connection with Thursday's triple murder in the city's Maghbazar area, on a five-day remand, reports UNB.Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Tarek Mainul Islam Bhuiyan passed the order ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Dhaka court gives life-term to Khalequzzaman Kushal for killing brother

Dhaka, Aug 31 (ANI): Khalequzzaman Kushal, son of film actor ATM Shamsuzzaman, was sentenced to life term imprisonment, by a Dhaka court today for killing his eldest brother two years back. ... [Published Ani News - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Narayanganj 7 murders: Dhaka range DIG quizzed

:02:48 A A- A+ The committee, formed by the government to investigate the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder incident, Sunday quizzed deputy inspector general (Dhaka range) SM Mahfuzul Haque Nuruzzaman.Shahjahan Ali Mollah, the chief of the probe ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 4 reports

War criminal Alim dies in prison

Convicted war criminal Abdul Alim, who was the chairman of Peace Committee in Joypurhat during the 1971 Liberation War, died yesterday.The former BNP minister died at the Intensive Care Unit of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University around 1:15pm, ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 31 2014]

Quotes

"The Awami League is a killer party and its president Sheikh Hasina is a killer too" Fakhrul told a press conference at the BNP Nayapaltan headquarters on August 24
The way the government is going to amend the charter empowering parliament to impeach Supreme Court judges is "not right at all" and "not in the interest of the country and the people" , eminent jurist Dr Kamal Hossain said yesterday
"In the demand order, we were asked to appoint Bijoy Kumar Ghosh, deputy director (admin) of Education Engineering Department, Dhaka in place of Harun-ur Rashid" said Anarul Haque, inspector of colleges at BISER, adding that replacing a college governing body president in six months without any valid reason is...
"We are expecting the work to finish before the coming Eid" he said

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Flood stays, misery compounds [Published Dhaka Tribune - 2 hours ago]
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Tk256 crore spent on DSCC roads is money down t... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 3 hours ago]
Foreign funds in stocks plunge [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 3 hours ago]
Land grabbers occupy public graveyard [Published Dhaka Tribune - 3 hours ago]
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Pond filling plagues Rajshahi city [Published Dhaka Tribune - 3 hours ago]
BR loses some train tracking devices even befor... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 3 hours ago]
MP's strange justification [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 3 hours ago]
Zia Sarani left to die [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 3 hours ago]
Voter list updating begins slow [Published Dhaka Tribune - 3 hours ago]
Coordination keeps eluding DTCA [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 3 hours ago]
How extremist Islam tries to silence criticism [Published The Times Of Israel - 5 hours ago]
Interview: Douglas Martell, Onyx Hospitality [Published Arabian Travel News - 7 hours ago]
Fake physician sent to jail in Barisal [Published Dhaka Tribune - 7 hours ago]
Headmaster goes missing in Gazipur [Published Dhaka Tribune - 8 hours ago]
2 hurt as crude bombs hurled at shuttle train [Published Dhaka Tribune - 9 hours ago]
Number of SAARC regional centres to be slashed [Published Daijiworldcom - 9 hours ago]
Electoral roll updating begins in Dhaka [Published New Age Bangladesh - 9 hours ago]
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Another Factory Fire in Dhaka [Published Women's Wear Daily - Aug 31 2014]
Fire authorities told WWD that some workers who escaped in panic were injured, but there were no fatalities, and that they were able to control the fire. Continue reading... Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook . ...
How Many World Capitals Do You Know? [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 18 2014]
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Preparing for the Worst, Cities Seek Resilience [Published Pike Research - Aug 07 2014]
The Rockefeller Foundation is asking cities to apply for the latest phase of its 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge .  The challenge aims to enable 100 cities to better address the shocks and stresses of the 21st century.  The selected cities ...
Bangladeshi Ferry Capsizes Southwest of Dhaka W... [Published The China Blog - Aug 04 2014]
A Bangladeshi river ferry capsized about 18 miles southwest of the capital of Dhaka on Monday, Reuters reports . The boat, called the Pinak-6, was reportedly carrying around 200 passengers, 44 of whom have been rescued from the waters of the Padma ...
Bangladeshi Ferry Capsizes Southwest of Dhaka W... [Published TIME.com - Aug 04 2014]
A Bangladeshi river ferry capsized about 18 miles southwest of the capital of Dhaka on Monday, Reuters reports . The boat, called the Pinak-6, was reportedly carrying around 200 passengers, 44 of whom have been rescued from the waters of the Padma ...
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