Tuhin Shubhra Adhikary

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Rail Link: Trains to run from 2022 December

The under-construction rail line between Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar would be opened by December next year, said Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan yesterday. Project documents, however, tell a...

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Road Transport Sector: 1 feud, 2 strikes, same demands

A feud between two major factions of road transport owners and workers has led to calling of two separate strikes of goods-laden vehicles in the span of a week.

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Public transport need of the hour, yet their numbers in decline

When experts are advocating for a planned public transport system to ease traffic congestion and ensure road safety, the number of buses and minibuses are actually declining in the city.

September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

Road Transport Act: Law left crippled when crashes leap

Although the Road Transport Act was passed three years ago, its rules have not been formulated yet, preventing the authorities from executing some vital sections of the law which aims to curb...

September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

Bangabandhu Bridge: 45pc bearings problematic

Around 45 percent pot bearings, a vital element for load transmission, of Bangabandhu Bridge have been found problematic and require replacement.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Payra Bridge: Cost 3.5 times the original estimate

The long-awaited opening of the bridge over the Payra river next month will bring relief to people of the country’s southern regions, but the project will also stand as an example of poor...

September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021

Detour no more

A long-awaited railway project for setting up a direct rail line between Bogura and Sirajganj, ultimately shortening Dhaka-Bogura travel distance by 112 kilometres and time by three hours, has...

September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021

Karnaphuli Tunnel: Same Chinese firm to do maintenance, toll collection

The Chinese contractor that has been building the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tunnel under the Karnaphuli river in Chattogram is also set to be responsible for its maintenance and toll...

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021

Deaths on roads jump by 40pc

The country witnessed a sharp rise in road accidents and deaths this year due to a huge numbers of small vehicles plying the highways and a lack of monitoring by the authorities concerned.

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway: Work to start next month

The physical work of another elevated expressway, which will facilitate vehicles’ quick entry and exit to and from the capital, is likely to start next month as the uncertainty over Chinese funding...