Anti-rape protesters block Shahbagh By UNB | Last Updated: 21st October, 2020, 13:56

A group of protesters belonging to various organisations takes to the street and stages a sit-in programme there

Anti-rape protesters block Shahbagh

Apex Tyre factory catches fire Apex Tyre factory catches fire

The cause of the fire could not be known immediately


Traffic sergeant dies in City road crash Traffic sergeant dies in City road crash

The deceased is identified as Babul Sheikh, 50, son of Jafar Sheikh, hailing from Bakchar village in Bera upazila of Pabna


20 family members of DNCC mayor test positive for Covid- 19 20 family members of DNCC mayor test positive for Corona

They all are being treated at hospital


Dhaka ranks worst in air quality index Dhaka ranks worst in air quality index

When the AQI value is between 151 and 200, everyone may begin to experience health effects


Anti-rape protest: Women in Dhaka march to break the shackles Women in Dhaka march to break the shackles

They shouted slogans condemning the surge in rapes across the country


Youth’s body found in Khilkhet, family claims murder Youth’s body found in Khilkhet, family claims murder

The deceased is identified as Johnny Mia, 25, was a manager of Dulal Enterprise, son of Jaidul Mia


Water crisis hits Malibagh residents hard Water crisis hits Malibagh residents hard

Rashida Begum, another resident, said she cannot do her household chores due to the ongoing water scarcity


DNCC mayor Atiq, wife test positive for Covid-19 Mayor Atiq, wife test positive for Covid-19

The mayor Atiqul and his wife are taking treatment from isolation at their residence in the capital


Critically injured police constable recovered from Dhaka’s Rampura Critically injured constable recovered from Rampura

He is now undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital 


World University at Green Road catches fire World University at Green Road catches fire

Several fire fighting units are working to douse the fire


52 arrested in DMP anti-drug drive 52 arrested in DMP anti-drug drive

The Detective Branch (DB) of the DMP in association with local police stations carried out the simultaneous drive


Serial rapist Monir held in Mirpur Serial rapist Monir held in Mirpur

He used to make relations with school-college going girls and tactfully managed their offensive photos and videos


58 arrested in DMP anti-drug drive 58 arrested in DMP anti-drug drive

The Detective Branch (DB) of the DMP in association with local police stations carried out the simultaneous drive


3 killed as bus hits auto-rickshaw in Nawabganj 3 killed as bus hits auto-rickshaw in Nawabganj

The accident takes place between a bus and an auto-rickshaw at Nawabganj in Dhaka


Two arrested in city for forgery Two arrested in city for forgery

Huge seals of many senior government officers and 82 fake police clearance certificates were recovered from them


Youth stabbed to death in Old Dhaka Youth stabbed to death in Old Dhaka

The deceased is identified as Nayan, 20


Dhaka’s air unhealthy for sensitive groups Dhaka’s air unhealthy for sensitive groups

The capital city had an AQI score of 112 in the morning, indicating that the air quality was unhealthy for sensitive groups


Couple found dead in city’s Nakhalpara Couple found dead in city’s Nakhalpara

The deceased are identified as Asmat Ali, 45, and Farzana, 30


4 drug peddlers held with Yaba pills in city 4 drug peddlers held with Yaba pills in city

The arrestees are identified as Md Robiul Hasan alias Rabin, 21, Md Arif, 28, Md Aktar Hossain, 35 and Md Yusuf, 50


CID arrests 5 dealers for selling expired cosmetics CID arrests 5 dealers for selling expired cosmetics

Further details will disclosed at a press briefing at the CID headquarters later in the day


20 candidates collect AL nomination papers for Dhaka-5 by polls 20 candidates collect AL nomination papers for Dhaka-5 by polls

The EC has announced by-election schedule for three seats-Pabna-4, Dhaka-5 and Naogaon-6

 


Daily Sun’s circulation manager hospitalised Daily Sun’s circulation manager hospitalised

Feroz has been suffering from fever for last couple of days but he tested negative for Covid-19


Woman killed in water tank collapse in city Woman killed in water tank collapse in city

The deceased is identified as Rima Akter 42, a mother of three children


Youth hacked to death in city Youth hacked to death in city

The deceased is identified as Hiron Sardar, 30, son of Alauddin Sardar in Shariatpur’s Bhedarganj upazila


Unidentified body recovered from Buriganga Unidentified body recovered from Buriganga

The body was sent to Mitford Hospital for autopsy


DNCC drive: Aedes larvae found at 67 establishments DNCC drive: Aedes larvae found at 67 establishments

The mobile courts led by DNCC filed 27 cases and fined the establishments Tk 104,300


Drives on at expensive beauty parlours in Gulshan Drives on at expensive beauty parlours in Gulshan

Deputy Director of VAT Intelligence Ferdousi Mahbub is leading the team


Gas supply in some Dhaka areas to remain suspended for 12hrs today No gas in some areas of Dhaka today

People of these areas will not get gas from 8:00am to 8:00pm, Titas Gas sources


Six including Mirpur DC transferred Six including Mirpur DC transferred

An official order in this regard, signed by DMP Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam, was issued on Saturday


Realtor found dead in capital Realtor found dead in capital

The deceased is identified as Abul Khair 52, the owner of Sajib Builders


Body of Ekattor TV employee Usuf Jamil recovered Body of Ekattor TV employee Usuf Jamil recovered

Usuf went missing on Thursday while he along with his two friends ventured out to Balu river for swimming


Drug smuggler Anwari of Mirpur held with 1.7 kg heroin Drug smuggler Anwari of Mirpur held with 1.7 kg heroin

RAB arrested infamous drug smuggler Anwari of Mirpur in the capital with 1.707 kg heroin worth Tk 2 crore


A lot to learn from Sheikh Kamal’s life: Taposh A lot to learn from Sheikh Kamal’s life: Taposh

The mayor also prayed for the salvation of the departed soul of those killed on August 15


RCC mayor, his wife test positive for COVID-19 RCC mayor, his wife test positive for COVID-19

Both of them are now taking treatment form their residence


Khorshed Alam Sujan becomes administrator to CCC Khorshed Alam Sujan becomes administrator to CCC

The LGRD Ministry appointments the vice president of Chittagong city unit Awami League as the tenure of the existing elected body will expire on August 5


All wastes of sacrificial animals removed from city All wastes of sacrificial animals removed from city

The two city corporations of Dhaka already removed cent percent wastes of sacrificial animals from capital’s 48 wards within Saturday night


Taposh hopes to remove wastes of sacrificial animal within 24 hrs Taposh hopes to remove animal's wastes within 24hrs

The mayor said the DSCC will start removing the wastages from 2pm as no official and staff are enjoying the Eid vacation


DSCC announces Tk 6,119.59 cr budget for FY 2020-21 DSCC announces Tk 6,119.59 cr budget for FY 2020-21

South City Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Nur Taposh announces the budget at a meeting at the Nagar Bhaban auditorium today


55 suspected Aggyan party members held in city 55 suspected Aggyan party members held in city

Aggyan parties, or dope gangs, rob their victims after drugging them into unconsciousness with often fatal consequences

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