The latest hike of gas prices undoubtedly spells trouble for industries as they will try to shift the burden onto consumers by raising product prices, which will boomerang onto them by eating away at their competitiveness in international markets.
Three-wheeler rickshaws are an essential mode of transportation in many parts of Asia. Keeping that very target audience in mind, Nunam, a German–Indian start-up called is bringing three electric rickshaws to the Indian market.
CNG filling stations across the country will remain closed from 5pm to 11pm every day during the month of Ramadan, instead of 6pm-11:00pm, according to a press release of Petrobangla.
The government decides to keep all Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations open for 24 hours before and after four days of Eid-ul-Azha, a press release says.
Three people, including a CNG-run auto-rickshaw driver were killed as a car hit an auto-rickshaw in Brahmanbaria on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway.
Ten people were killed and at least 11 others injured in road accidents in the capital and Mymensingh yesterday.
The government has made a move to amend the four-stroke three-wheeler service guideline to allow the vehicles to use any gas.
They had called a strike demanding a ban on fast-growing ride-hailing services in order to ensure their long-held dominance on the streets and keep competitors at bay. But CNG-run auto-rickshaw drivers are now coming to terms with the changing reality and accepting the technological transformation.
Over 10,000 CNG-run autorickshaws ply the Dhaka city streets illegally by bribing a syndicate of traffic policemen and middlemen. Autorickshaws require a route permit for operating in the metropolitan area. Around 23,000 autorickshaws run in the capital and almost half of them do not have this permission.