traffic jam

November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017

Dip Flip

Being late in Dhaka due to traffic jam is the lamest of all excuses. For if there is anything predictable in Dhaka, it is the gnarling traffic jam. To make it on time for an appointment across town, all one has to do is start two days early.

August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017

No traffic jam, vehicles moving slowly on Dhaka-Tangail highway

Passengers have been suffering immensely on Dhaka-Tangail highway as vehicles are moving slowly due to yesterday night’s tailback caused by heavy rains

July 24, 2017
July 24, 2017

‘2 and a half hours and still on the road’

If you are planning to go out today, a good advice would be stay indoors. Or face the consequence of being stuck in traffic for hours together.

June 18, 2017
June 18, 2017

It's same old story

Commuters suffered long delays as moderate rain caused gridlock on city roads yesterday. The traffic situation worsened as a large number of Eid shoppers poured into malls at the weekend.

April 5, 2017
April 5, 2017

Bijoy Sarani-Shahbagh off limits for tomorrow

Dhaka city police will keep some key thoroughfares off limits for tomorrow for a grand rally of the Islamic Foundation and has warned city dwellers of heavy traffic.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Govt considering traffic situation seriously

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says that the government is mulling creating an ‘independent metropolitan communication authority’ to ease traffic congestion in different important cities including Dhaka Metropolitan City.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Jam? What jam?

Surprise, surprise! Why are these headlines – Traffic goes haywire, City chokes on jam and so on -- hogging the newspaper pages? So what if the cars stop dead on the streets? Well, I did not feel anything and I crisscrossed this small city and reached all the spots on time yesterday! What was wrong with all these people!

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Traffic jam chokes Dhaka

Commuters today suffered in the sweltering heat on the city roads as most of them had to spend at least thirty minutes to an hour more than the usual time to reach their destinations due to an unusual traffic jam.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Don’t hold cabinet meeting at Secretariat, SC lawyer requests

A Supreme Court lawyer sends a legal notice to the cabinet secretary requesting him not to hold the cabinet meeting at Secretariat saying that the prime minister’s movement for this meeting creates traffic jam in the city.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Rollercoaster ride by rickshaw

Thought rickshaw rides are always fun? Not quite, for office-goers at least.