Padma

September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017

Launch Capsize: 25 missing in Padma

At least 25 people went missing after two launches fastened to a pontoon in the Padma capsized due to river erosion in Shariatpur's Nariya yesterday morning.

March 9, 2017
March 9, 2017

Padma capsize: 1 body recovered, 2 still missing

The body of a woman is found from Padma river following yesterday’s speedboat capsize. Two more including a schoolgirl are still missing.

August 8, 2016
August 8, 2016

Padma Bridge’s 1st span to ‘reach this evening’ from China

The first span of the superstructure of Padma Bridge is set to reach Mawa site from China by Monday evening, says Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader.

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

To eat or not to eat Hilsa this Pahela Baishakh

Pahela Baisakh in Dhaka at the Suhrawardi Udyan fare with Hilsa and panta bhat. A writer-poet, now living in Canada, made the claim sometime back that it was he and his group of friends who started...

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

Shimulia-Kawrakandi ferry service resumes

Ferry services on the Shimulia-Kawrakandi route in the Padma river resumes after nine hours' disruption caused by dense fog.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

Paturia-Daulatdia ferry services halted for 3hrs

Ferry services on the Paturia-Daulatdia route in the Padma River halted for three hours due to dense fog.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Up to an uphill Padma task

The Amazon and the Padma are the two most unpredictable and treacherous rivers in the world. And as the mighty Padma carries huge volumes of sediments making its bed very soft and tricky, building...

October 17, 2015
October 17, 2015

Secretaries meet on the bank of Padma

Secretaries of different ministries hold a meeting at the bank of the Padma River and discuss several issues including Padma bridge project.

February 23, 2015
February 23, 2015

Death toll from Padma launch capsize reaches 70

Death toll from Padma launch disaster reaches 70 as rescuers recover 28 more bodies