The Dhaka South City Corporation recently invited tenders to lease out its off-street multi storied parking lot at Motijheel Commercial Area five years after completion.
For parking cars the 37-story building named, City Centre, has seven dedicated floors. Full story
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People in their hundreds staged protests at places in the capital and across the country on Friday as one billion people in 207 countries rose and danced to demand an end to violence against women and girls.
People from all walks... Full story
Resistance Day against Autocracy was observed on Friday recalling the students uprising of 1983 that forced the cancellation of the Mazid Khan Education Commission report and forged a student unity against the military rule of HM Ershad was observed on Friday. Full story
The Amar Ekushey Book Fair on Friday reached a new height, with knowledge being combined with the message of universal love on Valentine Day.
Holiday crowd and brimming number of enthusiast couples were found swarming the... Full story
A crime suspect was killed by the Rapid Action Battalion in ‘crossfire’ at Chapatala Shalbagan under Abhaynagar upzila on early Friday.
The battalion said that the deceased, Mesbahur Rahman, 40, was the leader of a gang of armed criminals and... Full story
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general, Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, on Friday asked the government to hold an inclusive election or it could not stay in power by pulling out guns.
‘The ministers of the government elected... Full story
The three-day 36th National Council of left-leaning Bangladesh Students Union will begin today, said a press statement.
Artist Quaiyum Chowdhury will inaugurate the council session in front of the arts faculty at Dhaka University at 11:00am. Full story
Rain or thundershowers is likely to occur at one or two places over Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions and the regions of Kushtia, Tangail and Mymensingh till 6:00pm today.
Weather may remain dry with partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country, Met Office said. Full story
Three fire incidents took place in the capital on Friday in which a tannery factory, a shop and a house were burnt.
A man sustained burn injuries after a house caught fire at Dhanmondi, said fire service and civil defense headquarters duty officer Mohammad Ali. Full story
About five lakh drivers are driving motor vehicles without licenses posing threat to passengers, said officials and experts.
Experts said that there should be strict enforcement of law to handle the matter.
According to the Bangladesh Road Transport... Full story
The United Arab Emirates authorities have temporarily postponed the execution of death sentence of three Bangladeshis, according to foreign ministry officials.
The death penalties were scheduled to be executed on January 22, 2014 in Sharjah, they said. Full story
Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Gayeswar Chandra Roy on Friday alleged that Awami League was plotting to snatch away vote in the upazila elections as it was afraid of free election and disappointed by BNP’s participation in the polls. Full story
A mild earthquake jolted the country’s northern region Friday evening.
According to Met Office, the 4.1-magnitude quake shook the region, including Sirajganj and Bogra districts, at 7:10pm.
The epicentre of the earthquake was... Full story
The food minister, Quamrul Islam, on Friday said that the Bangladesh Nationalist Party needed to wait for five years to join the next parliamentary elections.
‘We have come to power for five years and the next general elections will be held... Full story
Philippines president Benigno S. Aquino III and Georgian prime minister Irakli Garibashvili have congratulated Sheikh Hasina on her re-election as the prime minister of Bangladesh.
In a message to Hasina, the Philippines... Full story
Indian Border Security Force picked up a Bangladeshi cattle trader from Dharmagarh border in Haripur upazila early Friday.
The victim was identified as Kabirul Islam, 18, son of Motaleb Hossain of Deldangi village in the upazila. Full story
Politicians and garment labour leaders on Friday at a programme in the capital said the Awami League-led government was turning autocratic after the ‘unilateral’ national elections held on January 5.
Khalequzzaman, general secretary of the... Full story
The police recovered the body of a young girl kept a suitcase which was left abandoned near the Saidabad inter-district bus terminal on Friday.
Jatrabari police recovered the body after local people informed them. Full story
At least three people of a family were killed in a road accident at Nayabazar near Dolbari bridge on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Chauddagram upazila on Friday noon.
The deceased were identified as Sakandar Ali, 60, of Mandari village under Sadar Dakshin upazila, Hosna ara... Full story
The finance minister, Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, on Friday said that the United States was making mistake putting pressure on the government.
‘It is a legal government and people have voted us to power,’ Muhith said replying to a press query after the... Full story
The central committee of the Revolutionary Workers Party of Bangladesh on Friday called on the Awami League-led government to initiate immediate dialogue with the political parties for holding an ‘inclusive’ general election. Full story
Bangladesh Nationalist Party-backed panel won majority of the posts including that of secretary and six others while the AL-backed panel got four posts including that of president in the annual election 2014 of the 11-member executive committee of Barisal District Bar... Full story
A four-member committee the Border Guard Bangladesh set up to investigate the mortar explosion that killed six on February 12 in a military firing range in Tangail began work
The two non-commissioned army... Full story
A mahfil was held at Azimpur Dayera Shariff on Tuesday on the occasion of Fateha-e-Yaz Dahum, marking the 874th death anniversary of Hazrat Abdul Qadar Jilani, know as Bara Pir.
Quran khani was held after the asr prayer, after Magrif prayer Fateha... Full story