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July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

Woman gives birth near Padma Bridge toll plaza in Jazira

A 22-year-old woman gave birth to a baby boy near the Padma Bridge toll plaza in Jazira, Shariatpur yesterday (July 4, 2022). She was on her way to Dhaka from Madaripur’s Shibchar.

July 3, 2022
July 3, 2022

Motorcycles on Padma Bridge unlikely before Eid

The government is unlikely to allow motorcycles on Padma Bridge before Eid-ul-Azha.   

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Another youth who removed nuts and bolts of Padma Bridge arrested

Counterterrorism officials arrested another youth, who was seen in a video removing nuts and bolts from the railing of Padma Bridge.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

The Bridge on the River Padma

Our senior citizens with a taste for Hollywood and British classic films will perhaps remember where I have taken the title from.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

"For the 1st time, piles this long were placed in a river"

M Shamim Z Bosunia, chairman of the panel of experts in the Padma Bridge project, recently spoke with The Daily Star about Padma Bridge construction in an interview.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Those who opposed Padma Bridge are “enemies of Bangladesh”, High Court says

The High Court today (June 27, 2022) observed that those who had opposed the Padma Bridge construction are enemies of the country and nation, and they must be identified.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Despite ban, hundreds of motorbikes throng Padma Bridge toll plaza

Despite the ban on motorbikes on Padma Bridge, hundreds of two-wheelers have been showing up at Mawa toll plaza to cross the river since this morning. Around 500 motorbikes have been turned away by traffic police and the bridge’s toll authorities from 6am to 11:30am today (June 27, 2022).

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

Motorcycles banned on Padma Bridge

The Bridge Division under the Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges has banned the operation of motorcycles on Padma Bridge from 6am tomorrow (June 27, 2022) until further notice.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

Tk 400 for renting motorbike to cross Padma Bridge

It costs Tk 400 (Tk 200 per head) to rent a motorbike to cross the Padma Bridge. Many motorbikes, however, were seen carrying more than two people on the Padma Bridge.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

Buying the first bus ticket to cross Padma Bridge from Shariatpur

Rafiq Islam (45) works at an electric shop in Dhaka. His village home is in Angaria union of Shariatpur Sadar upazila. He bought the first bus ticket from Shariatpur to cross the Padma Bridge and became a part of the nation’s road communication history.