road safety movement in Bangladesh

Daylong protest over unsafe road

Under pressure from road safety protesters, the authorities yesterday suspended the operation of two bus services, but a section of demonstrators vowed to remain on the streets until all their demands are met.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Attack on Sylhet medical students: Key accused arrested

Students and intern doctors of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital suspended their ongoing protest after the prime accused responsible for the attack on students and a female intern doctor was arrested early today (August 4, 2022).

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

Commuters suffer as traffic goes haywire

City commuters suffered long delays as hundreds of students blocked different streets yesterday, demanding safe roads and justice for the death of a fellow student in a road crash.

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

Daylong protest over unsafe road

Under pressure from road safety protesters, the authorities yesterday suspended the operation of two bus services, but a section of demonstrators vowed to remain on the streets until all their demands are met.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Students call off demonstration till March 28

A section of students, who were staging demonstrations demanding justice to one of their fellows killed in a road crash in Dhaka, announces to postpone the ongoing agitation till March 28.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Death of Abrar: Bus driver of Suprobhat Paribahan remanded

A Dhaka court places the bus driver of Suprobhat Paribhan on a seven-day remand in a case filed in connection with a road accident that claimed life of a university student at Nodda near Dhaka’s Bashundhara Residential area yesterday.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

We apologise

The Daily Star, in its online version, last night carried photograph of a burning bus with a grave mistake in the caption.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Suprobhat Paribahan asked to pay Tk 10 lakh to Abrar’s family

The High Court has directed Suprobhat Paribahan to give Tk 10 lakh in seven days to the family of Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury, who was run over by a bus of the transport group.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Foot overbridge on Pragati Sarani to be named after Abrar

As per the demand of the students demonstrating for safe road, Dhaka North City Corporation lays foundation of a foot overbridge on Pragati Sarani, where a university student was killed in a road crash yesterday.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Students call off demonstration till March 28

A section of students, who were staging demonstrations demanding justice to one of their fellows killed in a road crash in Dhaka, announces to postpone the ongoing agitation till March 28.

August 20, 2018
August 20, 2018

Bail brings relief, joy

The last 14 days had been excruciating for the family members of Shakhawat Hossain Nijhum.