Tuhin Shubhra Adhikary

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Nat’l highways should be off limits to bikes

Motorcycles should be banned on national highways to reduce the number of accidents, recommended a committee that was formed by the government to probe road crashes.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

All set for grand opening

No truck or covered van would be allowed to operate on highways connected to the Padma Bridge -- from the morning of June 24 to that of June 26 -- to facilitate the inauguration of the Bridge on June 25.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Communication with Sylhet: Air, rail gone, road too may go soon

With the air communications already snapped, Sylhet got disconnected from the rest of the country by rail yesterday. The divisional district is now at risk of getting isolated by road within a day or two if the flood situation deteriorates further.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

Bus operators expanding services in southwest

Bus operators -- both private and state-run -- are going to expand their services in the south-western region, following the inauguration of Padma Bridge on June 25.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

2,100km roads in need of repair

Although the Roads and Highways Department continued to improve its roads across the country, around 2,100km -- 10.36 percent of all surveyed roads -- are still in “poor, bad or very bad” condition, says an RHD survey.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Tk 2,000cr needed for new rail link

Bangladesh Railway (BR) will have to spend over Tk 2,000 crore to build a rail line from Darshana to Meherpur via Mujibnagar, the historic place where the first Bangladesh government took oath in 1971.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Projects delayed for poor preparations, coordination

About 76 percent of the government officials involved with preparing, processing and evaluating development projects think the projects get approved without an adequate feasibility study and stakeholder consultations, found recent research.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

A trifecta of disaster

Four scientific officers of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) met their untimely demise in Savar. The lives of three couples and three others were snatched away in Gopalganj, and five of a family perished in Rajbari.

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

Fast-Track Projects: Debt repayment a worry now

After the Awami League government came to power in 2009, it took up several gigantic development projects with a view to transforming the country’s communication and transport infrastructure.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

High-speed rail network: China seeks MoU ASAP

Following the instruction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in October 2014, Bangladesh Railway carried out a feasibility study for constructing a high-speed rail network between Dhaka and Chattogram.