Major cities, including metropolises like Dhaka and Chattogram, consistently rank among the world's least liveable urban areas.
Over the course of my career, I have spent a significant amount of time in Dhaka, Bangladesh and various other locations in the country.
The tragedy in Mirpur is a heartbreaking reminder of the pressing need to address this issue urgently.
There are too many people in Dhaka. So many that it’s choking the city. However, every person here is here for a reason.
Being the central hub of Bangladesh, Dhaka has seen an influx of people from various corners of the country making it the true melting pot of cultures.
You were chosen because of your heart. Because of the incredible love you carry, despite the cruelty of this hungry city. Because of the strength you have, forged by the trials and tribulations of Dhaka.
The more things change, the more they remain the same – is there any phrase that captures Dhaka as succinctly? On the one hand, our capital city is growing at an unimaginable pace, with rapid changes to its skyline and outskirts.
A city is a web of facilities and opportunities in which different agencies and communities lay stakes, push boundaries, and make bullish claims of making things better.