Padma bridge opening

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

PM, family reach Tungipara via Padma Bridge; offer prayers at Bangabandhu mausoleum

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is visiting her ancestral home in Gopalganj’s Tungipara – by road for the first time – today (July 4, 2022), after crossing the Padma Bridge.

July 3, 2022
July 3, 2022

Motorcycles on Padma Bridge unlikely before Eid

The government is unlikely to allow motorcycles on Padma Bridge before Eid-ul-Azha.   

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

After Padma Bridge, motorbikes might be banned on Dhaka-Mawa Expressway

After Padma Bridge, Roads and Highways Department (RHD) is considering banning motorcycles on Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

Kuakata hotels offering up to 50% discount after Padma Bridge opening

Hotels in Patuakhali’s Kuakata beach area have been offering up to 50 percent discount to attract tourists after Padma Bridge opening.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

A tangled web: 11 law enforcement units in charge of Padma Bridge

A day after Padma Bridge was opened, two young men died in a motorcycle accident on the bridge on Sunday (June 26, 2022).

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Village house of youth arrested for removing nuts, bolts of Padma Bridge, vandalised

Patuakhali village home of Bayezid Talha, who was arrested in a case filed for removing nuts and bolts from the railing of Padma Bridge, was attacked and vandalised today (June 27, 2022)

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Cost of Padma Bridge will be realised by 2057: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader told the parliament that the construction cost of Padma Bridge would be realised from tolls by 2057.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Those who opposed Padma Bridge are “enemies of Bangladesh”, High Court says

The High Court today (June 27, 2022) observed that those who had opposed the Padma Bridge construction are enemies of the country and nation, and they must be identified.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Despite ban, hundreds of motorbikes throng Padma Bridge toll plaza

Despite the ban on motorbikes on Padma Bridge, hundreds of two-wheelers have been showing up at Mawa toll plaza to cross the river since this morning. Around 500 motorbikes have been turned away by traffic police and the bridge’s toll authorities from 6am to 11:30am today (June 27, 2022).

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

‘Home never felt so close’

Six minutes was all it took a BRTC bus to cross the 6.15km bridge over the Padma river yesterday.