Tuhin Shubhra Adhikary

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

Bus crash kills 8, exposes irregularities

The two buses that collided head-on in Rangpur early yesterday, leaving at least eight dead and over 50 injured, should not have been on the roads at all as neither had route permits. 

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Ensuring safety at BRT Line-3: Planning Commission questions implementing agency’s role

The implementing authority of the BRT Line-3 has so far spent Tk 5.57 crore for ensuring safety at the project site, but it has failed to do so. The deaths of five people last month are a testament to the failure.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Khulna-Mongla rail line: Not opening this year

When Bangladesh Railway in December 2010 took up the project for constructing Khulna-Mongla new rail line without any feasibility study, its deadline was December 2013.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

Project to buy carriages: After 6 years, it now needs a fresh start

Another railway project involving a Chinese contractor has plunged into deep uncertainty after a government committee directed the authorities not to take the hard loan arranged by the company.

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

BRT set to miss new deadline

With the project authorities of BRT Line-3 having already failed to achieve their revised target, a recent tragedy has left them in further difficulties in meeting the proposed deadline of December 2022.

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

2 Railway projects: Consultants come 4 months before deadlines end

Bangladesh Railway yesterday signed two separate contracts with consultants for two expansion projects, just four months before the project deadlines end.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

8th Bangladesh-China Friendship Bridge in Pirojpur to open on Sep 4

The much-awaited Bekutia Bridge, formally known as the 8th Bangladesh-China Friendship Bridge, in Pirojpur is set to be opened on September 4.

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

Illegal rail crossings: Mushrooming despite rising fatalities

Different government agencies have built at least 140 level crossings across the country over the last four years without taking permission from Bangladesh Railway.

August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022

Dhaka-Jashore rail project hits a snag

Supply issues of ballast for railway tracks and complexities centring shifting utility lines inside Dhaka city are the new challenges facing Dhaka-Jashore rail line project, which is already running behind the original schedule.

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

Safety issues in focus, at last

Different government agencies and project authorities finally seem to be paying attention to safety regulations after five people were crushed to death by a girder of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Line-3 on Monday.