Dwaipayan Barua

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

560 Model Mosque Project: Rise in cost, delay by 3yrs

The government is set to extend the duration and budget for constructing 560 model mosques-cum-Islamic cultural centres all over the country for the second time by another three years.

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

Oceangoing ships now at record 80

Bangladesh now has a fleet of 80 oceangoing vessels, a record high since the country’s independence.

November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

Ctg port moves to make import delivery order paperless

In a bid to automate procedures to cut time and business cost, the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is set to launch an electronic system from next month to enable importers to receive goods...

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

Govt to build 11km elevated road over Kishoreganj haors

The government is set to undertake a nearly Tk 3,500-crore project to construct an 11-kilometre elevated road over haors in Kishoreganj to connect the northeastern backwater to the mainland.

November 19, 2021
November 19, 2021

Realtors hope for good response

Real estate companies are hoping for a good response from buyers at a four-day housing fair that kicked off in Chattogram yesterday as apartment sales in the port city gained momentum in line with...

November 12, 2021
November 12, 2021

HR Lines to buy four new ships from Chinese builder

Bangladeshi feeder vessel operator HR Lines, a subsidiary of the country’s only container vessel owning firm Karnaphuli Group, is now in the final stage of negotiations with a Chinese shipbuilder...

November 11, 2021
November 11, 2021

Container handlers hike charges, irking businesses

Private inland container depots (ICDs) have raised five types of operational charges, amounting to around Tk 145 crore in additional costs if last fiscal year’s trade volumes are taken into account.

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

Ctg port, ICDs race to clear 4 days’ backlogs

With a countrywide strike of goods transporters coming to an end on Monday night, the Chattogram port and 19 private inland container depots (ICDs) are now struggling with the backlog of the...

November 9, 2021
November 9, 2021

Strike of goods transporters taking toll on trade

Though the strike involving public transport was withdrawn on Sunday evening, the owners and workers of vehicles engaged in transporting goods continued to enforce their countrywide protest as of...

November 8, 2021
November 8, 2021

Losses pile up for traders, exporters

Losses piled up for local traders and exporters yesterday as goods could not move owing to the countrywide transport strike.