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Two new metro rail projects worth Tk 940 bln approved in BD

Dhaka, Oct 15 (UNB) – The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved two mega MRT projects — Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit Development Project (Line-1) and Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit Development Project (Line-5: Northern Route)—involving Tk 94,000 crore, aiming to radically improving the capital’s transport sector. Read More »

BD Uber drivers enforce 24-hr strike

Dhaka, Oct 14 (UNB) – Uber driver partners under the banner of Dhaka Ridesharing Drivers Union enforced a 24-hour strike from Sunday midnight to realize their various demands, including reduction in the commission taken by the company to 12 percent from the current 25 percent. Read More »

Global requests for SSR for airline passengers nearly double

• Little-known SSR code, DPNA 1, can be used to alert airlines when a traveler has an intellectual or developmental disability and needs assistance • Many airlines offer support to meet passengers’ individual needs once alerted via the SSR code • Use of the code on flights booked through Travelport has increased 89% since the launch of its Travel Unified ... Read More »

What steps taken for security of Kulaura rail bridge: HC

Dhaka, Aug 19 – The High Court (HC) on Monday directed the Director General of Bangladesh Railways to submit a report before it by on October 24 on what steps they have been taken to ensure security of the Boromchal Bridge under Kulaura upazila of Moulavibazar district following the accident took place of that area on June 23 this year. ... Read More »

কক্সবাজার ট্রাফিক ব্যবস্থা বিষয়ে বিএনপি আলীগের তরুণ নেতারা

কক্সবাজার: বিশ্বের দীর্ঘতম সৈকত নগরী কক্সবাজারের সাম্প্রতিক সময়ে ক্রমবর্ধমান যানজট নিরসনের দাবিতে ডেমোক্রেসি ইন্টারন্যাশনালের রাজনৈতিক ফেলো বাংলাদেশ ছাত্রলীগ কক্সবাজার জেলা কমিটির নির্বাহী সদস্য তানজিদ ওয়াহিদ লোটাস এবং বাংলাদেশ জাতীয়তাবাদী ছাত্রদলের কক্সবাজার পেকুয়া উপজেলা কমিটির সিনিয়র যুগ্ম সম্পাদক শওকত হোছাইন আজ কক্সবাজার প্রেসক্লাব মিলনায়তনে একটি যৌথ সংবাদ সম্মেলনের আয়োজন করেন। Read More »

BD High Court directives to bring discipline back on roads

Dhaka, June 20 – In a verdict, the High Court yesterday issued a set of directives to bring back discipline on the road and reducing road accident across the country. While delivering a judgment, the HC bench comprising Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Md Khairul Alam also ordered the two bus companies to pay Tk 50 lakh compensation over the ... Read More »

BD railway faces huge crowd for advance Eid Festival tickets

Dhaka, May 25 – A massive crowd was seen at Kamalapur Railway Station and Airport Railway station as Hundreds of ticket-seekers thronged the ticket counters. Everyone needed a ticket of June 3. Ticket seekers gathered at the stations in huge numbers for the fourth consecutive day especially at Kamalapur and Airport railway stations with some people waiting for the counters ... Read More »

Hasina opens 2nd Meghna, Gumti bridges on prime BD highway

Dhaka, May 25 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated the much-sought 930-metre Second Meghna Bridge and the 1410-metre Second Gumti Bridge on Dhaka-Chittagong highway, aiming to reduce the plight of travellers on this vital national highway. The Prime Minister opened the two bridges through a videoconference from her official residence Ganabhaban. On March 16, Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the ... Read More »

Next BD annual dev plan to prioritise transport sector

Dhaka, May 21 – The National Economic Council (NEC) in a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair on Tuesday approved a Taka 2,02,721 crore Annual Development Programme (ADP) outlay for the next fiscal giving highest priority to the transport sector, reoports BSS. “In terms of sector-wise allocation, the transport sector received the highest ADP allocation of Taka ... Read More »

Managing Dhaka’s congested traffic remains a distant cry

Dhaka, May 19 (UNB) – Road discipline in the capital remains as bad as ever even after observing many traffic weeks and awareness campaigns, and carrying out drives by law enforcers. Transport sector experts have identified poor traffic and bus management system, dysfunctional signalling system, reckless driving and evil race on roads by drivers among the reasons why the traffic situation ... Read More »