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  • Dhaka airport road accident victims

    Court accepts homicide charges against 6

    A Dhaka court yesterday accepted charges of culpable homicide against the owners, drivers and assistants of two Jabal-E-Noor Paribahan buses that allegedly raced each other moments before one of them ploughed into a crowd killing two college students in the capital's Kurmitola on July 29.

  • Dhaka Airport Road Accident

    July 29 Deaths of 2 Students: Culpable homicide charges brought

    Police yesterday brought culpable homicide charges against the owners, drivers and assistants of the two Jabal-E-Noor Paribahan buses that allegedly raced each other moments before one of them ploughed into a crowd killing two in the capital's Kurmitola on July 29.

  • Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan Bus Driver Jubair bail denied

    Jabal-e-Noor driver denied bail

    A Dhaka court denies bail to the driver of Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan, who was arrested in a case filed over the death of two students of Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College on Airport Road in Dhaka on July 29.

  • Dhaka airport road accident victims

    HC rejects Jabal-e-Noor's time prayer to pay Tk 5 lakh to victims' families

    The High Court yesterday upheld its earlier order that directed Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan to immediately pay Tk 5 lakh to each of the families of two students who were killed in the road crash on Airport Road in Dhaka on July 29.

  • Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan Bus Driver Jubair bail denied

    6 Jabal-e-Noor buses seized

    Law enforcers seize six buses of Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan from different parts in Dhaka as those vehicles did not have fitness certificate and registration papers.

  • Cleaning up Transport Mess: Some efforts, little change

    In the wake of the student agitation for safe roads, some efforts have been made to correct the ills in the otherwise disorderly public transport system though the situation remains mostly as usual in the capital.

  • Dhaka Airport Road Accident

    Airport Road accident: SC upholds Tk 5 lakh compensation to victims’ families

    The Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that directed Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan to pay Tk 5 lakh to each of the families of two students who were killed in a road accident on Dhaka’s Airport Road on July 29.

  • Sufferings mount on long routes

    Transport owners say bus services will remain suspended indefinitely across the country citing safety reasons due to the ongoing student movement demanding safe roads.

  • Police to go tough if road safety demo turns unruly

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia last night claimed a vested quarter infiltrated into students' road safety movement and police will take legal actions if the infiltrators create anarchy.

  • Traffic chaos heaps misery on commuters

    It was around 1:45pm yesterday. With his left leg in a plaster cast, Sharif, 25, tightly held onto his brother Selim and limped in front of Kurmitola General Hospital in the capital.

  • Dia's father urges students to go home

    Jahangir Fakir, father of road accident victim Dia Khanam Mim, yesterday urged the students to go back home as he expressed optimism that the prime minister would take effective measures to check road accidents.

  • Bangladesh Road Safety Movement 2018

    2 students hurt being hit by ‘police vehicle’

    Two school students, who joined the student demonstrations demanding justice for those killed in a recent road crash in the city, are injured after reportedly being hit by a 'police vehicle' in front of Rajarbag Police Lines in Dhaka.

  • Bangladesh Sarak Paribahan Sramik Federation President Shahjahan Khan

    Legal notice served on Shahjahan Khan

    A Supreme Court lawyer serves a legal notice on Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan, requesting him (Shahjahan) to explain in 24 hours under what authority he has been holding the post of executive president of Bangladesh Sarak Paribahan Sramik Federation.

  • Amar Sonar Bangla echoed at Farmgate

    Hundreds of student protesters who have been gathering at Farmgate intersection, stands up and sings the national anthem as a part of their agitation programme.

  • Students checking driving licenses

    Students check licenses, discipline traffic

    Taking matters on to their hands in an attempt to bring discipline in traffic management, the students have now engaged in enforcing rules and regulations. Such actions have been reported from all over – Chittagong, Tangail, Narayanganj, Savar and other places – led by protestors in Dhaka.

  • Students stop police DIG

    Students stop police DIG, find no licence or papers

    Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of River Police Habib was cruising along Karwan Bazar in his black jeep, hoisting a signboard ‘police’ to avoid the students on the road. But the school and college students who are on the streets since Sunday had no time for hierarchy and spared him not. They stopped him up and asked for papers.

  • Bangladesh Celebrities Group

    Celebrities take part in students' demo for road safety

    A group of celebrities take to the streets expressing solidarity with the students demonstrating at Uttara demanding safe roads.

  • Protests ripple all over Bangladesh

    Students across Bangladesh join in protests, echoing the demand for safe roads in parallel to those agitating in Dhaka with perseverance. Reports of blockades enforced have come from Savar, Narayanganj, Tangail, Natore, Bogra and Rajshahi so far.


    A truck ran over a student demonstraing for road safety in Shanir Akhra in the capital at around 9:30am yesterday, angering the protertors demonstrators further.

  • Fixing all ills by beating?

    We never take one unique medicine for all illness. Do we? Never. Because it invariably would compound the illness and wreak havoc on the delicate human body, causing death even.

  • Slay this monster

    School children coming in hordes, marching down the street in raw rage is something unprecedented. But that is happening right now, and it signifies only one thing – a show of complete no-confidence on the governance in the transport system.

  • private university student get bail

    Dhaka shaken by youth spirit

    Student protests spread like wildfire across the capital and elsewhere in the country yesterday, as demonstrators vowed to remain on the streets until their demand for safe road is met.

  • People suffer for lack of transport

    Commuters in different parts of the capital struggled to reach their destinations yesterday as public transports were off the streets fearing retaliation from aggrieved protestors.

  • Demand for safe roads

    Students' demands logical, will be implemented: Home minister

    Terming all demands of agitating students “logical”, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday said they have taken the demands into consideration and will implement those.

  • Road accident protest in Dhaka

    ASK condemns cop action on students

    Rights group Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK) condemns the police action on agitating students demonstrating in Dhaka demanding safe roads.

  • Truck runs over, injures protester in Shanir Akhra

    A school student who was run over by a truck during a protest is alive and recovering in a hospital, doctors say.

  • Students stop minister's car

    Demonstrators stop Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed's car for driving on the wrong side of a road near Bangla Motor.

  • DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia

    ‘Don’t use force against protesting students’

    DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia today urged the law enforcers not to use force against students, who have taken to streets protesting the death of their two peers in a road accident on Airport Road in Dhaka on Sunday.

  • Dhaka Airport Road Accident

    Registration of 2 ‘Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan’ buses cancelled

    The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) cancels the registration of two buses of 'Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan' amid public outrage over the death of two college students in a road crash on Airport Road on Sunday.

  • Driver confesses buses competition

    Airport Road crash: Driver on 7-day remand

    A Dhaka courted place bus driver of Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan Masum Billah on a seven-day remand in a case filed over the death of the two students on Airport Road in Dhaka on Sunday.