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  • Why is Dhaka the second least liveable city in the world

    Why is Dhaka the second least liveable city?

    Bangladesh capital Dhaka has been ranked the second least liveable city in the world while Damascus ranked the worst, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit annual global survey. Civil war and terrorism resulted in cities like Damascus ranking poorly and unavailability of adequate infrastructure is responsible for the low score in Dhaka.

  • A dog sees Dhaka

    This city can be cruel. I have been kicked and pushed away. I have seen worse being done to my brethren. In spite of all this, this city has become my home.

  • Heartbreak at Sadarghat

    Last week I went to Sadarghat with my team to work on a documentary on Dhaka's urban story. We arrived at the launch terminal in the wee hours, just when launches arrive from the country's riverine south. The terminal was quite a sight.

  • Dhaka Medical College Hospital

    Lucky girl survives after falling off 6-storey building

    In spite of falling off the roof-top of a six-storey building at Dhaka’s Uttara, a female house help fortunately manages to survive.

  • Body of missing boy recovered in Dhaka

    The body of an eight-year-old boy has been recovered from an under-construction building in Dhaka’s Khilgaon area hours after he went missing, police say.

  • Burnt body of police inspector Mamun Islam Khan recovered

    Man dies being hit by fallen tree branch in Dhaka

    A man dies and another is injured as a branch of a tree falls on them in Dhaka’s Ramna Park.

  • Cage fighter/stress reliever

    Subaru has come a long way from the mid to late-90s. Following the rallying success of the GC8 Impreza to releasing street

  • Italian Pizza Baked Bangla Style

    Believe it or not, a street restaurant is making pizza using Bangla-styled wood-fired stove in Paribagh of Dhaka.

  • A mobile court busts six fake mineral water plants

    6 fake mineral water plants busted in Dhaka, 6 jailed

    A mobile court busts six fake mineral water plants in Bosila area of Dhaka’s Mohammadpur and sentenced six staffers to different terms of jail.

  • Man dies as tree falls on him in Dhanmondi Lake

    A man dies as a tree fell on him in Dhanmondi Lake in Dhaka.