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  • CNG filling stations remain open 24-hour

    CNG filling stations to remain open for 24-hour during Eid

    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.

  • 3 die as car hits auto rickshaw

    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.

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    Road crashes kill 10 in city, Mymensingh

    Ten people were killed and at least 11 others injured in road accidents in the capital and Mymensingh yesterday.

  • 3-wheelers to have more fuel options

    The government has made a move to amend the four-stroke three-wheeler service guideline to allow the vehicles to use any gas.

  • Three-wheelers to join ride-hailing bandwagon

    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.

  • No permit? No problem!

    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.

  • Govt to introduce 'auto gas' instead of CNG: State minister

    State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid says the government has taken initiative to introduce 'auto gas' instead of CNG (Compressed Natural Gas).

  • CNG stations to stay shut 7hrs in Ramadan

    CNG refueling stations across the country will stay closed from 3:00pm to 10:00pm daily during the month of Ramadan, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid.

  • CNG filling stations to stay open 24hrs from July 1-10

    The CNG refueling stations across the country will remain open round the clock for 10 days from July 1 to ensure smooth journey of people during the Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • Exposed to fatal cylinder blasts

    Passengers of a huge number of CNG-run vehicles are exposed to high risks of accidents in the absence of timely fitness verification of the gas cylinders. Further, many of these cylinders are counterfeit and therefore pose even greater threats.

  • Govt move runs counter to STP

    The road transport and bridges ministry's move to allow 5000 more CNG-run auto-rickshaws on the city roads runs counter to the Strategic Transport Plan (STP) for Dhaka that holds small vehicles largely responsible for traffic congestion.

  • Not autorickshaw, public bus suggested for Dhaka roads

    Instead of introducing more buses, the government is moving to allow 5,000 more CNG-run auto-rickshaws on Dhaka streets, which has the potential to worsen the perennial congestion.

  • Cylinder blast rips apart car

    Two people were hurt when the gas cylinder of a car exploded at a CNG filling station at Khulshi in Chittagong yesterday.

  • Dhaka CNG drivers to go 24hr strike tomorrow

    CNG-run auto-rickshaw drivers will enforce a 24-hour strike in Dhaka city from tomorrow morning to press home their demands.

  • 6 killed in Mymensingh road crash

    At least six people including five of a family are killed and two other wounded as a truck rammed a CNG–run three wheeler in Tarakanda upazila of Mymensingh.

  • No gas refilling in Sylhet for 4 hrs every day

    There will be no refuelling of CNG-run vehicles from 5:00pm to 9:00pm every day at all the CNG refilling stations across Sylhet district from today till further notice.

  • Rationality of fuel prices

    It is now generally agreed by all major stakeholders that gas reserves in the country are finite and depleting.

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    Highway accidents: The insane ideas

    Every day as holidayers returned from home, scores died in road crashes. And this prompted the government to make some insanely funny decisions.

  • Auto-rickshaws can use highways for 2hrs for refuelling

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Kader says the CNG-run auto-rickshaws can use highways from 6:00am to 8:00am for refuelling at roadside stations without carrying passengers.

  • CNG drivers clash with cops on Dhaka-Ctg highway

    CNG-run auto-rickshaw drivers clash with police on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Narayanganj during protests against the highway ban.

  • 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.

  • Sirajganj road crash again, 5 dead

    Five people, including two of a family, are killed and another injured as a CNG-run auto-rickshaw crashes into a bus at Mulibari level-crossing on the western side of Bangabandhu Bridge approach road in Sirajganj.

  • Ctg arson victim dies

    An auto-rickshaw driver, who suffered burn injuries when pro-hartal activists firebombed his vehicle in Hathazari upazila of Chittagong on March 4, dies at Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH)

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