Just another day in Dhaka or a grave reality check?

Dhaka is riddled with bureaucratic incompetence. Apathy has rendered the average city dweller utterly indifferent about the chaos of our city. On August 15, 2022, five people were killed after a segment of a box girder of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project fell from a crane on a car in Dhaka's Uttara area.

Princess Abhaya and her 11 Shiva temples in Abhaynagar

Four hundred and fifty years ago, King Nilkantha Roy used to live on the banks of the Bhairab river somewhere in Jashore. A daughter was born to his household, Princess Abhaya, after whom the place later came to be known as Abhaynagar.