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Low voter turnout mar Dhaka North and South City elections

Low turnout of voters has marred the charm of the just concluded elections of the two city corporations at Dhaka’s North and South. Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda has remarked that the actual voter presence in the just concluded elections would be less than 30 percent. Election commissioner Mahbub Talukdar has said that the voter turnout will be less ... Read More »

AL nominees on door to door visit BNP men sensing conspiracy

Dhaka, Jan 23 – The Awami League mayoral candidates for Dhaka North and South city corporation elections are wooing votes from door to door making attractive pledges for the people in their respective city while the opposition BNP candidates sensing conspiracy to manipulate the elections and called upon the Election Commission to play its neutral role in holding the elections ... Read More »

নতুন ওয়ার্ডসমূহে একশ দিনের মধ্যে নাগরিক সুবিধা নিশ্চিত হবে

ঢাকা উত্তর সিটি কর্পোরেশন নির্বাচনে ইসলামী আন্দোলন বাংলাদেশের মেয়রপ্রার্থী অধ্যক্ষ হাফেজ মাওলানা শেখ ফজলে বারী মাসউদ বলেন, সিটি করপোরেশনে যুক্ত হওয়া নতুন ওয়ার্ডগুলোর জনগণ নূন্যতম নাগরিক সুবিধা হতে বঞ্চিত। মশকনিধনের কোন ব্যবস্থা নেই। ৮০ শতাংশ এলাকায় ড্রেনেজ ব্যবস্থা নেই। বেশিরভাগ সড়ক কাঁচা ও সরু। গ্যাস ও পানি সংকটে এলাকাবাসী জর্জরিত। এসকল এলাকাকে গ্রামীণ কোন জনপদ বলে মনে হয়। অথচ এখানকার ... Read More »

First TEDx Gulshan held in city

Country’s first TEDx Gulshan was held on Saturday at convention center in the city amid inspiring talks and reflective interactions of 14 esteemed speakers that featured the intriguing theme ‘Innovation Enabling Social Change’. Read More »

Fire at Dhaka City slum

Dhaka, Dec 27 – A slum in the city’s Kalshi area of Mirpur caught fire early Friday. Ershad Hossain, duty officer at the Fire Service Central Control Room, said the fire originated at ‘Hirur Maar Slum’ on Kalshi Road around 12:50am. Read More »

Art exhibition ‘Symphony’ to begin in Dhaka city Monday

A six-day art exhibition titled ‘Symphony’ will begin at La Galerieof Alliance Française de Dhaka on Monday. Art works by eminent artists from Bangladesh and India will be exhibited featuring folk themes and traditions of two countries, said a press release. Prof Biman Bihari Das, chairmen, All India Art and Craft Society(AIFACS) will attend the opening ceremony as the chief ... Read More »

Anjan Dutt to perform in city tomorrow

Culture Desk Widely popular singer, actor and director in Bangladesh and India, Anjan Dutt is going to bring his recent theatre production ‘Salesman-er Shongshar’ in Dhaka. A production of Anjan Dutt Productions, the play will be staged tomorrow( July 9). Salesman-er Shongshar, an adaptation of Arthur Miller’s famous play ‘Death of a Salesman’, is adapted and directed by Anjan Dutt. ... Read More »

2 suspected hijackers killed in Dhaka City ‘gunfight’

Dhaka, May 20 – Two suspected hijackers were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Hazaribagh Beribadh area of the capital early Monday. The deceased were identified as Munir, 46, and Giasuddin, 42. According to Rab sources, a gang of hijackers hijacked a covered van carrying nine tonnes of tea of Ishpahani Tea Ltd ... Read More »