auto-rickshaw

Why drinking in India is an 'outdoor sport'

In India, drinking alcohol is primarily an outdoor sport played at night. The dark and the bottle go together. Even some upmarket bars have the lighting turned down low and the windows shuttered.

December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017

Relief with tap on app

On a busy September evening last year, Limana Solaiman, a private service holder, waited at Kakoli in the capital for about one and a half hours to hail an auto-rickshaw home.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Why drinking in India is an 'outdoor sport'

In India, drinking alcohol is primarily an outdoor sport played at night. The dark and the bottle go together. Even some upmarket bars have the lighting turned down low and the windows shuttered.

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

Mandatory use of fare meters ignored

A recent report published in this daily revealed that some auto-rickshaw drivers are not adhering to the new fare chart and the mandatory use of...

September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

4 killed in Sirajganj road crash

Four people are killed and another is injured as a truck rammed a CNG-run three-wheeler on Dhaka-Rangpur highway in Ullapara upazila of Sirajganj.

September 11, 2015
September 11, 2015

Drug addicts burn auto-rickshaw driver alive

Some drug addicts in Kishoreganj Sadar upazila allegedly set in fire an auto-rickshaw causing his death.

September 3, 2015
September 3, 2015

2 killed as bus hits auto-rickshaw at Kakrail

Two passengers of an auto-rickshaw are killed and its driver injured when a passenger bus hits the vehicle at Kakrail crossing in Dhaka.

August 2, 2015
August 2, 2015

CNG drivers cripple highways protesting ban

CNG auto-rickshaw drivers and owners continue their protest against the ban on their vehicles from plying on the highways.

March 21, 2015
March 21, 2015

6 killed in Mymensingh road crash

Six people were killed and two injured as a truck rammed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Muktagacha upazila of Mymensingh