Post Tagged with: "Dhaka"

Dhaka, Delhi to work together on counter-terrorism

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj expressed her country’s strong resolve to work jointly with Bangladesh in fighting the menace of terrorism and violent extremism…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

TORTURE OF HOUSEMAID BY CRICKETER SHAHADAT, WIFE : Charge hearing on February 22

The Dhaka Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-5 on Thursday posted for February 22 hearing in the framing of charges against cricketer Kazi Shahadat Hossain and his wife Jesmine Jahan Nitya in a case for torture of their 11-year-old housemaid…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Man kills wife in city

A man allegedly killed his wife by slitting her throat over a family feud at Kafrul in the capital early Thursday…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Dhaka Art Summit begins tomorrow at BSA

Dhaka Art Summit begins tomorrow at BSA

Dhaka Art Summit, one of the biggest art events in the country, will kick off tomorrow at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy with the participation of over 600 artists, critics, curators and collectors from around the world…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Foreign ministry summons Pak HC over staff ‘disappearance’

The government on Tuesday summoned the Pakistan High Commissioner in Dhaka and handed over a diplomatic note protesting at the incident of the Bangladesh High Commission staff in Islamabad gone ‘missing’…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Japan keen to build Dhaka airport’s 3rd terminal

Japan is keen to provide assistance to Bangladesh in building third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, the country’s major aviation hub…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Six kg gold seized at Dhaka airport

Customs officials seized 60 gold bars, weighing around six kilograms, from a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Tuesday…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Dhaka stocks rally for 2nd day on bargain hunting

Dhaka stocks rallied for the second trading session on Tuesday with increased turnover as investors found share prices lucrative to take fresh position in selective scrips after the eight-day fall in share prices…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Restaurateur’s bullet-ridden body found in city

Bullet-ridden body of a young restaurateur was recovered in the city’s Mirpur area on Tuesday morning…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Stocks end 8-day bear run

Dhaka stocks returned to the positive territory on Monday after an eight-day fall amid bargain hunting by investors.
DSEX, the key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, closed at 4,560.42 points, adding 0.43 per cent or 19.53 points…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
National street theatre festival begins

National street theatre festival begins

The thirtieth national street theatre festival began on Sunday at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka with the slogan – ‘Ward off terrorism, fly the flag of peace.’ The eight-day event, organised by Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation, will feature…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Rivers in trouble

A SERIES of recent reports published by New Age about the horrendous condition of various rivers around the country, including many in Dhaka, is something that should gravely concern all of us who care about future generations and the nation…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Letters

Alarming rise in child kidnapping

The killing of two minor boys, Imran and Shakil, of Dhamrai upazila in Dhaka two days after they were kidnapped on January 27 is a pointer to the fact that there is an unprecedented surge in child murder and kidnapping recently…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Editorial

Curtain rises on Ekushey Book Fair

Security still remains a major concern when curtain rises on Ekushey Book Fair 2016 in the capital today, with Dhaka Metropolitan Police pledging all-out safety for bloggers, writers and publishers during the month-long event…

February 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Spl security for writers, bloggers, publishers: DMP

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Sunday said they would take special security measures for writers, bloggers and publishers during the month-long Ekushey Book Fair which begins today…

February 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

COUNTRY’S 1ST TREE MAN ILLNESS PATIENT : Medical board formed to treat Bajander

Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Sunday formed a six-member specialist medical board for the treatment 25-year old Abul Bajander, the country’s first detected patient of ‘Epidermodysplasia verruciformis’ dubbed by doctors as among the rarest of the skin diseases…

February 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
A large number of visitors crowd the Dhaka International Trade Fair 2016 at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital on Sunday, the last day of the month-long exposition. The fair ended  with a robust growth of spot export orders to Tk 235.17 crore from Tk 95 crore in the year of 2015, a growth of 147.54 per cent. — New Age photo

Export orders soar to Tk 235cr at DITF

The month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair 2016 ended on Sunday with a robust growth of spot export orders to Tk 235.17crore from Tk 95 crore in the year of 2015, a growth of 147.54 per cent…

February 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Gas pipeline fire burns 3 in city

Three people received burn injuries as a gas pipeline leaked and fire erupted in Kalabagan area of the city on Saturday night…

January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Dhaka backs joint river basin management system

Terming water-sharing issue between Bangladesh and India, a ‘sensitive’, Bangladesh has said it is in favour of setting up of a joint basin management system for common rivers…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Rail link between Dhaka, north, Khulna snapped for hours

Railway communications between Dhaka and northern districts and Khulna were snapped for about four hours on Friday as a passenger train fell in double accidents on its way to Dhaka from Dinajpur…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

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