Shorn of its sacred grandeur the Padma has embraced its secularised and earthier image with some muscularity, audacity and flair.
Two years have passed since the declaration of the Padma Bridge Wildlife Sanctuary, but the forest department is yet to take any steps to conserve the biodiversity of the Padma.
The Padma bridge represents emotions coupled with the silent sacrifices of thousands.
The High Commission of India in Dhaka today said the completion of the Padma Bridge construction is a testimony to the courageous decisions and farsighted leadership of Bangladesh Premier Sheikh Hasina.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today greeted all who were involved in the implementation of the Padma Bridge project as the bridge will be inaugurated tomorrow.
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.
The government is not going to organise any festival to mark Padma Bridge opening, Information Minister Hasan Mahmud said today.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate Padma Bridge (North) Police Station and Padma Bridge (South) Police Station tomorrow – aiming to ensure the safety and security on Padma Multipurpose Bridge.
The authorities will not collect tolls from vehicles for using the three bridges on Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway on June 25, to avoid traffic congestion at these points.
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.
The body of a woman is found from Padma river following yesterday’s speedboat capsize. Two more including a schoolgirl are still missing.
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.
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 the fad.
Ferry services on the Shimulia-Kawrakandi route in the Padma river resumes after nine hours' disruption caused by dense fog.
Ferry services on the Paturia-Daulatdia route in the Padma River halted for three hours due to dense fog.
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 a bridge on it depends on controlling its behaviour.
Secretaries of different ministries hold a meeting at the bank of the Padma River and discuss several issues including Padma bridge project.
Death toll from Padma launch disaster reaches 70 as rescuers recover 28 more bodies