Dhaka-Sylhet highway

214km Dhaka-Sylhet Highway: ADB to fund its expansion into four lanes

The impasse over financing of the expansion of 214-kilometre Dhaka-Sylhet Highway into four lanes is likely to end soon, as Asian Develop-ment Bank has given “consent” to fund the project, officials said.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

A pandemic of ill-conceived projects

Establish accountability to tackle habitual time-cost overruns in government projects

July 25, 2019
July 25, 2019

214km Dhaka-Sylhet Highway: ADB to fund its expansion into four lanes

The impasse over financing of the expansion of 214-kilometre Dhaka-Sylhet Highway into four lanes is likely to end soon, as Asian Develop-ment Bank has given “consent” to fund the project, officials said.

July 24, 2019
July 24, 2019

3 killed in Narayanganj road crash

Three persons are killed and eight others are injured in a road accident involving a pick-up van and a human haulier in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj.

October 22, 2018
October 22, 2018

4 bullet-hit bodies found in N'ganj

Four bullet-hit bodies were found in Narayanganj while two decomposed bodies were recovered from a field in the capital's Uttara area yesterday.

January 23, 2018
January 23, 2018

4 killed in Sylhet road accident

Four people were killed and 10 others injured in a collision between a bus and a truck on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Shatmail area in Dakshin Surma upazila of Sylhet yesterday morning at around 7:00am.

October 30, 2017
October 30, 2017

9 killed in Narsingdi road accidents

Nine people are killed and four others injured in separate road accidents in Madhabdi and Shibpur upazilas.

July 14, 2017
July 14, 2017

2 killed in Narsingdi road crash

Two people are killed and five others injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Shibpur upazila of Narsingdi.

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

3 killed in Habiganj road crash

At least three day labourers are killed and another one critically injured as a goods-laden truck ran over them on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Nabiganj upazila in Habiganj.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Industrialist Tajul killed in road crash

Industrialist Kazi Tajul Islam Farooq, 60, is killed when a truck hit him on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway in Habiganj Sadar upazila.

October 26, 2015
October 26, 2015

Flyover on Dhaka-Sylhet highway soon

The government is to build a four-lane flyover at Bhulta on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway to ease traffic movement at the busy intersection used by vehicles of four different routes.