Rashad Ahamad

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    Tanners miss deadline as usual

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:41am on January 01, 2017

    Tanners at Hazaribagh on Saturday once again missed their latest deadline for relocating their businesses to the new site at Savar, on the outskirts of...

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    DSCC opens five holiday markets, again

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:10am on December 31, 2016

    Dhaka South City Corporation, after nine years, reopened its five holiday markets across the city in a bid to rehabilitate street vendors and make the...

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    1,600 workers sacked, 1,500 sued

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:25am on December 27, 2016

    Apparel units at Ashulia, which were closed in the face of labour unrests over pay hike in the past week, were reopened Monday amidst tight...

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    Syndicates make money on illegal rickshaws

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:54am on December 26, 2016

    The number of illegal rickshaws keeps rising in Dhaka as syndicates of unions backed by the ruling Awami League, law enforcers and city corporation officials...

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    Illegal Ashulia factory employed mostly children

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:09am on November 29, 2016

    The gas lighter factory at Ashulia ran without permission and had underpaid workers, mostly children and women, alleged survivors of the fire that broke out...

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    Tazreen fire: Survivors want exemplary punishment

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:05am on November 25, 2016

    Injured survivors and relatives of those who were killed by Tazreen Fashions’ factory fire demanded on Thursday that factory owner Delwar Hossain and the others...

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    No normal life yet for injured workers

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:48am on November 24, 2016

    Tazreen Fashions workers injured in fire at the factory at Ashulia, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on November 24, 2012 are yet to return to...

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    Dearth of open space chokes city life

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:28am on November 20, 2016

    Most of the open spaces under Dhaka North City Corporation have remained in an abandoned state while others have gone to the grabbers, leaving hardly...

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    Golapbag Stadium under illegal occupation of flyover contractors

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:50am on November 19, 2016

    Dhaka South City Corporation failed to recover Golapbag Stadium from illegal occupants in over two weeks since launching an eviction drive...

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    Disappearance threatens city parks

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:59pm on October 28, 2016

    Influential quarters have grabbed, fully or partially, all the parks of the Dhaka South City Corporation in the absence of any effective step to reclaim...