Dhaka-Tangail highway

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Robbery, rape on bus in Tangail: Mastermind among 10 arrested

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested 10 persons including the mastermind in the cases filed over the gang-rape of a woman and looting of valuables of passengers after hijacking a bus on the Dhaka-Tangail highway on August 3, 2022.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Eid rush: 20km tailback near Bangabandhu Bridge on Dhaka-Tangail highway

Increased number of vehicles on the Tangail-Sirajganj route has created long tailbacks  near Bangabandhu Bridge on the Dhaka-Tangail highway.

June 28, 2020
June 28, 2020

3 labourers killed in Tangail road accident

Three day labourers were killed in a road accident on the Dhaka-Tangail highway at Mirzapur upazila early today.

May 30, 2019
May 30, 2019

Dhaka-Tangail Highway: Eid journey to be longer than usual

Transport workers fear that Eid holidaymakers will suffer delays on the Dhaka-Tangail highway, known as the gateway to northern districts, as the construction of seven out of ten underpasses still remains incomplete.

May 29, 2019
May 29, 2019

Trouble in Tongi, beyond

With every Eid comes a concern: How to get home? Almost every time, the holidaymakers go through nightmarish experience on highways, thanks to traffic jams caused by poor road conditions and traffic management.

February 11, 2019
February 11, 2019

3 college boys killed as bus rams bike

Three teenagers were killed after a bus rammed into their motorbike on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Gazipur's Konabari area yesterday.

November 11, 2018
November 11, 2018

SI suspended as road blocked in protest

A sub-inspector of Bangabandhu Bridge East Police Station in Tangail is suspended after transport workers block the road on the eastern side of the Bangabandhu Bridge for three hours bringing allegation that the SI assaulted a truck driver for extortion.

October 17, 2018
October 17, 2018

Three of a family die as truck they were on flips over

Three of an eight-member family, heading home for celebrating Durja Puja, were killed when a goods-laden truck, which they were travelling on, flipped on its side after skidding off the road in Tangail's Mirzapur early yesterday.

June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018

Home-goers may face tailbacks in Dherua area

Transport workers fear that holidaymakers would face traffic jams during Eid rush in Dherua level crossing area in Mirzapur on Dhaka-Tangail highway. The road is narrow there and traffic is stopped repeatedly due to crossing of trains.

May 26, 2018
May 26, 2018

Bodi won’t be spared if found guilty: Quader

Abdur Rahman Bodi, the lawmaker from Cox's Bazar-4 (Ukhia-Teknaf), will not be spared if proof of drug dealing is found against him, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader warns.