Dhaka Division

  • Faridpur to be “Divisional Headquarter” of Padma Division

    FARIDPUR : Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain said here today that Faridpur will be made the ” divisional Headquarter” of Padma division very soon. Addressing a grand rally at new Bus Terminal of the town the LGRD minister said, “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has wished to make Padma division and … বিস্তারিত »

  • Fire at family planning warehouse under control

    DHAKA : The fire that broke out at a warehouse of Family Planning Department in the city’s Mohakhali area half an hours after midnight last night was brought under control early this morning. “We brought the fire which was originated around 12.29am under control at around 3am today,” deputy assistant director (DAD) Anwar Hossain of … বিস্তারিত »

  • City building catches fire

    Dhaka : A fire broke out at Sunrise Bhaban in the city’s Elephant Road area on Friday. Belal Hossain, a warehouse inspector at Fire Service Control Room, said the fire broke out on the 2nd floor of the seven-storey building around 7 am. On information, seven firefighting units rushed in and brought the blaze under … বিস্তারিত »

  • Khaleda refrained BNP to observe Genocide Day

    MADARIPUR : Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan today came down heavily on Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) not to observe the Genocide Day saying BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia refrained the party to observe the day. “The BNP chairperson didn’t allow the party leaders and workers to observe the Genocide Day as she signed a deal which … বিস্তারিত »

  • 60 gold bars seized at Shahjajal airport

    DHAKA : Customs officials seized 60 gold bars weighing 7 kilograms worth about Taka 3.50 crore from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in the city at about 3 pm today. The gold bars were seized from a seat cover of economy class of a flight Thai Airways (TG-321) that landed at the Hazrat Shahjalal International … বিস্তারিত »

  • Fire at Karwar Bazar building

    Dhaka : A fire broke out at a three-story building in city’s Karwar Bazar area Friday afternoon and seven units of Fire Service team are working to douse the fire. Central Fire Service Control Room duty officer Mizanur Rahman told Samakal said the fire originated in second floor of the building around 4:30pm. However, the … বিস্তারিত »

  • RMG workers stage demo blocking Rampura road

    Dhaka : The workers of a garment factory staged demonstrations in front of their factory near Rampura Television Center in Dhaka to press home their various demands, including halting relocation of their factory on Thursday. Police said around 100 workers of the factory took to the streets around 8:00am and staged demonstrations protesting the authorities’ … বিস্তারিত »

  • Demand for building Bangabandhu Int’l airport at Arial Beel

    DHAKA : Discussants at a roundtable in the city today demanded construction of the Bangabandhu International Airport at Arial Beel in Srinagar of Munshiganj district. Urging all concerned to build public opinion in this regard, they said the activities over the construction of the airport at Arial Beel were postponed in the face of opposition … বিস্তারিত »

  • Attacks on RAB isolated incidents

    DHAKA : Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Asaduzzamman Mian today said the attacks targeting members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in city’s Ashkona and Khilgaon are isolated incidents. “We have nothing to be panicked over these isolated attacks on RAB. The members of law enforcement agencies are alert to save lives of the people,” … বিস্তারিত »