Tuhin Shubhra Adhikary

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

18 Key Road, Rail Projects: Physical work to go on amid lockdown

Physical works of 18 major infrastructure projects under the road and rail sectors will continue amid the ongoing seven-day "strict lockdown" aiming to meet their fresh deadlines.

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021

Gas leaks 4th most blamed for fires

Leaky gas pipes were the fourth most common cause of fires reported last year, according to Fire Service and Civil Defence data.

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Over 3,000kms of roads poor, bad or very bad

Although road conditions under Roads and Highways Department network have improved a little compared to the last year, over 3,000km surveyed roads -- 16.26 percent -- are still in “poor, bad or...

June 25, 2021
June 25, 2021

Bangabandhu Bridge: Toll to go up around 17pc

Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) has decided to raise the toll rate of Bangabandhu Bridge by around 17 percent aiming to boost its income for covering maintenance costs and repaying loans.

June 22, 2021
June 22, 2021

Dhaka Bypass Expressway Project: Moves ahead finally

Upgradation of Dhaka Bypass Road into a four-lane access-control expressway under the first-ever Public Private Partnership project of Roads and Highways Department (RHD) is finally making progress...

June 20, 2021
June 20, 2021

Taskforce on Road Crashes: Most decisions unimplemented

With most of its previous decisions unimplemented, a taskforce, led by Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, is going to sit for its third meeting today.

June 18, 2021
June 18, 2021

Vehicles Operating in Capital: Govt to take stock of them

The government is planning to find out how many vehicles operate in the capital as well as the capacity of its streets.

June 15, 2021
June 15, 2021

19 Slow Moving Projects: Railway now seeks deadline extension

The Bangladesh Railway’s abysmal track record in project implementation will continue for a while, it seems.

June 14, 2021
June 14, 2021

Service Life of Commercial Vehicles: Govt finally moves to set limits

The government is finally going to fix the economic service life of all commercial vehicles, including buses and trucks, more than two years after a high-powered committee recommended it.

June 11, 2021
June 11, 2021

Doing Business Without Permission: Govt employees flouting rules

Even though they are quite well paid and receive plenty of perks from the government, a “huge” number of civil servants own and run businesses on the side violating service rules, according to the...