September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Goods transport strike called off

The group of owners and workers of goods transport, who have been enforcing a 72-hour strike from yesterday, has withdrawn their programme today.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Road Transport Sector: 1 feud, 2 strikes, same demands

A feud between two major factions of road transport owners and workers has led to calling of two separate strikes of goods-laden vehicles in the span of a week.

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Freight train derails in Tongi; Dhaka-Ctg train services halted

Train services on Dhaka-Chattogram route remain suspended after a freight train derailed in Tongi, Gazipur this morning.

September 19, 2021
September 19, 2021

Commuters suffer as key road partly devoured by erosion

A large portion of a paved road in Paishka union under Dhanbari upazila has gone to the riverbed, disrupting communication and causing sufferings of the people.

September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

150 three-wheelers seized from highways in Narayanganj

Highway police seized at least 150 three-wheelers, including CNG-run auto-rickshaws and battery-run easy-bikes, from Dhaka-Chattogram and Dhaka-Sylhet highways in Narayanganj today.

September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

BRTC bus service for port city students to resume today

Ever since schools started this week, Jayeeta Talukdar, a tenth-grader at Chattogram city’s Dr Khastagir Government Girls’ High School, has found it difficult to get to school in jam-packed public...

September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

Road Transport Act: Law left crippled when crashes leap

Although the Road Transport Act was passed three years ago, its rules have not been formulated yet, preventing the authorities from executing some vital sections of the law which aims to curb...

September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

Bangabandhu Bridge: 45pc bearings problematic

Around 45 percent pot bearings, a vital element for load transmission, of Bangabandhu Bridge have been found problematic and require replacement.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Payra Bridge: Cost 3.5 times the original estimate

The long-awaited opening of the bridge over the Payra river next month will bring relief to people of the country’s southern regions, but the project will also stand as an example of poor...

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Amassing over Tk 12cr in 6 years

Within six years of joining Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA), the bank balance of an assistant director swelled to about Tk 12.84 crore.