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  • 1 killed in Old Dhaka wall collapse, 2 hurt

    A person is killed two others are injured after a wall collapsed on them in Old Dhaka’s Bongshal area.

  • 7 students injured in Bakshibazar madrasa clash

    At least seven students are injured in a clash between two groups of students at Government Alia Madrasa at Bakshibazar in the old part of Dhaka city this evening.

  • 100 turtles seized in Dhaka, 3 traders jailed

    Around 100 turtles seized by the members of Rapid Action Battalion and the officials of Bangladesh Forest Department in Shakhari Bazar of Old Dhaka.

  • Chawkbazar’s iftar fiesta (video)

    The long tradition of selling “Shahi” iftar items in Old Dhaka has become quite renowned. “Shahi” or not – one thing is for sure that the food looks just exquisite.

  • Boy killed in Lalbagh bomb blast

    A minor boy is killed and his elder sister injured as a bomb explodes inside their house at Lalbagh, the old part of Dhaka.

  • Shab-e-Barat and Old Dhaka foods

    The night of records or Shab-e-Barat is a major day for devout Muslims all over the world. But another part of this day, especially in Bangladesh, is the affection that is circulated among neighbours and relatives. Sweetmeat and bread (roti) is distributed door to door come alive with a celebration of the divine.