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Dhaka-Chittagong Highway

20-km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

20-km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

An accident on the road early today caused a long tailback on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Comilla since this morning. Holidaymakers were seen in distress stuck in the 20-kilometre tailback stretching from Chandina area to Comilla cantonment until last reported around 5:00pm. Earlier today, a Chittagong-bound Eagle Paribahan bus collided head on with two covered...

Manikganj cylinder blast toll rises to 6

Manikganj cylinder blast toll rises to 6

Five people, who received burn injuries in a cylinder explosion at a CNG filling station in Manikganj, died at two separate hospitals in Dhaka today, raising the death toll to six. With over 85 percent burn injuries, four of them succumbed at Dhaka Medical College Hospital while another at Enam Medical College Hospital in...

50km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

50km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

An accident on the road early today has caused an immense tailback of 50 kilometres on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Comilla. Holidaymakers were seen in profound distress and suffering on their journey home ahead of Eid-ul-Azha and Durga Puja, our local correspondent reports. Cattle traders were also seen stuck in the tailback that stretched from...

Chemicals-laden Covered Van

Blast kills driver

Blast kills driver

A driver of a covered van was killed and another injured as plastic drums filled with flammable chemicals exploded inside the vehicle near Matuail on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway yesterday. The dead was Mohammad Swapan, 26 and the injured was identified as Mohammad Rony, 23, brother of the deceased. “Some parts of the van flew and hit...

20km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

20km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

A road accident in Comilla has created a 20-kilometre long tailback on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway, causing immense sufferings to the commuters. The length of highway from Comilla cantonment to Harikhola area of Chandina upazila was seen packed with snarling traffic, reports a correspondent from Comilla. The road jammed up after a truck turned turtle on...

Fire damages goods, machinery at Bashundhara mill

A devastating fire broke out at Bashundhara Paper Mills in Gazaria upazila of the district yesterday morning. Five Fire Service units from different fire stations rushed to the spot and doused the blaze after more than nine hours of frantic efforts. Thirteen workers were injured in the fire that broke out at around 9:00am at the mill in Anarpura area beside Dhaka-Chittagong highway. Deputy Assistant Director of Fire Service Mamtaj Uddin said that the fire men tamed the blaze but different products...

Road crash creates tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

Road crash creates tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

Hundreds of passengers have remained stuck on Dhaka-Chittagong highway for 12 hours till this noon due to a 27-kilometre long tailback caused by a road accident in Daudkandi upazila of Comilla. The gridlock occurred after a vegetable-laden truck overturned on the highway in Hasaspur area in Daudkandi around 1:00am, reports a correspondent from Comilla. Police...

Ctg battery-run rickshaw owners block highway for 2hrs

Ctg battery-run rickshaw owners block highway for 2hrs

Owners and drivers of battery-run auto-rickshaws today blocked Dhaka-Chittagong highway for over two hours protesting a government move to stop plying of the illegal vehicles on the Chittagong city streets. Vehicular movements in City Gate area that remain suspended following the blockade became normal after the agitators withdrew the blockade around 1:30pm, reports our...

15 workers hurt in clash with cops

15 workers hurt in clash with cops

At least 15 people were injured when Partex Group workers, who blocked Dhaka-Chitagong highway demanding a hike in their salaries, clashed with the law enforcers in Bandar upazila of Narayanganj this morning. Transport movement on the highway remained suspended for an hour following the clash, reports our Narayanganj correspondent Several hundreds of workers put barricade...

Sinohydro's poor show in road job

Disappointed with Sinohydro's performance in the Dhaka-Chittagong highway expansion job, its project director expressed concerns about the Chinese company getting the river-training work for the Padma Bridge. In a letter to the communications secretary on June 22, Project Director (PD) Ebne Alam Hasan pointed out that                both the nationally important projects might be in jeopardy if a company with a poor record of performance was given the river training job. He urged the government to take steps so that Sinohydro completes...

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