Tuhin Shubhra Adhikary

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

3-wheeler accidents triple in a year

As the government fails to execute the ban on three-wheelers on highways and formulate regulatory guidelines, the illegal vehicles continue to take more lives.

January 7, 2022
January 7, 2022

Bike numbers, risk rising

With the country witnessing a sharp rise in the number of motorcycles over the last several years, around 40 percent of bikers are riding the two-wheelers without licences, making roads more prone...

January 6, 2022
January 6, 2022

An alternative gateway to Dhaka

The project to upgrade Hatirjheel-Amulia-Demra highway into a four-lane expressway is finally moving forward. The planned thoroughfare will work as an alternative gateway to Dhaka’s centre from...

January 5, 2022
January 5, 2022

Miles forward

Bangladesh will see some great strides in its transportation system with a number of mega projects expected to come to fruition by the year-end, opening up new ways to boost economic growth.

January 5, 2022
January 5, 2022

Probe committee on MV Abhijan fire recommends abolishment of ‘rotation system’

The “rotation system”, the practice of operating fewer launches than what is permitted and overcrowding them with passengers, all to maximise profits, should be abolished, said the committee that...

January 4, 2022
January 4, 2022

Abhijan-10 Launch Fire: Neglect of duty at every step

Three officials of the Shipping Department and  BIWTA, four owners and four crew members of the MV Abhijan-10 are responsible for the fire on the vessel that killed 49, a probe committee has found.

January 3, 2022
January 3, 2022

Road safety management barely held accountable

Different bodies exist in Bangladesh to ensure road safety, but they are not empowered and lack effective coordination to get expected outcomes.

December 29, 2021
December 29, 2021

Another rail project taking forever

In June 2018, the Bangladesh Railways took up a Tk 3,602 crore project that would substantively enhance its operational capacity in three years.

December 27, 2021
December 27, 2021

Transport Sector Authorities: Each tragedy exposes their incompetence

Whenever a tragic incident hits the transport sector claiming people’s lives, a dismal picture of irregularities, mismanagement, and incompetence of the authorities gets exposed. 

December 26, 2021
December 26, 2021

Launch Fire on Sugandha River: Everything they did was wrong

A probe committee investigating the deadly fire on the MV Abhijan-10 has found engine faults that might have caused the fire. ...