Padma river

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Padma Bridge a landmark achievement for Bangladesh: Russian Embassy

The Russian Embassy in Dhaka today said Padma Bridge is a game changer as it offers multiple opportunities in terms of regional trade, investments, connectivity, employment, tourism, and many other fields.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Bridges div forms committee to coordinate Padma Bridge inauguration

The Bridges Division has formed a 14-member "main committee" for the overall coordination of the inauguration ceremony of Padma Bridge on June 25.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Name Padma Bridge after river, not a person: PM tells Quader

Padma Bridge will be named after the mighty river after all, not after anyone, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said today.

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Had to redo Padma Bridge design: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said she had to redo the design of the 6.15km Padma Bridge, and increase its length, keeping in mind the characteristics of the mighty river.

January 21, 2021
January 21, 2021

Passenger vehicle drowns in Padma at Paturia ferry terminal

A microbus carrying passengers drowned in the Padma River today while it was getting on a ferry at Paturia ferry terminal in Manikganj.

January 1, 2020
January 1, 2020

Padma water level measurement starts

Like previous years, monitoring of water level at different points of the Ganges and Padma, the two major rivers of India and Bangladesh, kicks off under the Ganges Water Sharing Treaty 1996.

October 6, 2019
October 6, 2019

Thousands stranded on the Padma

With her two children, Momtaz Begum were headed for Magura from Dhaka on Friday. By nightfall she reached Paturia Ghat, but she had to spend the night inside the bus because ferry services were heavily disrupted on Paturia-Daulatdia route thanks to strong currents in the Padma River.

October 6, 2019
October 6, 2019

Thousands stranded on the Padma

With her two children, Momtaz Begum were headed for Magura from Dhaka on Friday. By nightfall she reached Paturia Ghat, but she had to spend the night inside the bus because ferry services were heavily disrupted on Paturia-Daulatdia route thanks to strong currents in the Padma River.

October 4, 2019
October 4, 2019

Tourist spot T-groin in Rajshahi suspended for public

Local authorities in Rajshahi suspend tourist spot T-groin, popularly known as T-bandh, for public due to strong current in the Padma river.

October 2, 2019
October 2, 2019

10,000 people stranded as Padma, Mahananda water level rises

At least 10,000 people are stranded in parts of the Chapainawabganj Sadar and Shibganj upazilas as the water level of Padma and Mahananda rivers increase further.