Tuhin Shubhra Adhikary

July 12, 2021
July 12, 2021

Mid-year: Not even half the target of ADB-funded projects could be met

The Asian Development Bank has managed to award only 27 percent of its mid-year target for contracts and 47 percent of its half-year fund disbursement target as of June 30, in an indication of the...

July 9, 2021
July 9, 2021

28 Axle Load Control Centres: Crucial RHD project runs into snag

Roads and Highways Department (RHD) has failed to start the physical work of a project taken up two years ago for installing 28 axle load control centres despite a call by one of its wings for...

July 5, 2021
July 5, 2021

7 New Bridges in Northern Dists: Havoc on rivers for faulty designs

At least seven bridges built recently by the Roads and Highways Department in several northern districts have faults, either in alignments or guide banks, which may have adverse impacts on the...

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

18 Key Road, Rail Projects: Physical work to go on amid lockdown

Physical works of 18 major infrastructure projects under the road and rail sectors will continue amid the ongoing seven-day "strict lockdown" aiming to meet their fresh deadlines.

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021

Gas leaks 4th most blamed for fires

Leaky gas pipes were the fourth most common cause of fires reported last year, according to Fire Service and Civil Defence data.

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Over 3,000kms of roads poor, bad or very bad

Although road conditions under Roads and Highways Department network have improved a little compared to the last year, over 3,000km surveyed roads -- 16.26 percent -- are still in “poor, bad or...

June 25, 2021
June 25, 2021

Bangabandhu Bridge: Toll to go up around 17pc

Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) has decided to raise the toll rate of Bangabandhu Bridge by around 17 percent aiming to boost its income for covering maintenance costs and repaying loans.

June 22, 2021
June 22, 2021

Dhaka Bypass Expressway Project: Moves ahead finally

Upgradation of Dhaka Bypass Road into a four-lane access-control expressway under the first-ever Public Private Partnership project of Roads and Highways Department (RHD) is finally making progress...

June 20, 2021
June 20, 2021

Taskforce on Road Crashes: Most decisions unimplemented

With most of its previous decisions unimplemented, a taskforce, led by Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, is going to sit for its third meeting today.

June 18, 2021
June 18, 2021

Vehicles Operating in Capital: Govt to take stock of them

The government is planning to find out how many vehicles operate in the capital as well as the capacity of its streets.