Padma Bridge 'graft conspiracy': Govt gets time till Oct 30 to form commission

The High Court today (October 16, 2022) gave time till October 30 to the government to form a commission to identify people who made up false stories about corruption involving the Padma Bridge project and to submit a compliance report to this effect.

“Padma Bridge marks a new beginning of Bangladesh’s improved connectivity”

Bangladesh is a vital crossroads in Southeast Asia. It borders India on land on three sides and has major ports in the Bay of Bengal. The country is also a part of the Asian Highway network, connecting 32 Asian nations to Europe, reports RealClearPolitics, in an article penned by Sajeeb Wazed.

People still stopping vehicles on Padma Bridge to take selfies

Some people, crossing the Padma Bridge, were seen stopping their private cars on the bridge to take selfies even though there is a restriction on it.

3 truck drivers fined for transporting motorcycles on Padma Bridge

Three truck drivers have been fined for transporting motorcycles on the Padma Bridge.

Padma Bridge toll plaza tilts after bus hits booth

Toll collection at toll-booth no 2 at the Mawa-end of Padma Bridge was halted as the toll plaza tilted after it was hit by a bus.

Woman gives birth near Padma Bridge toll plaza in Jazira

A 22-year-old woman gave birth to a baby boy near the Padma Bridge toll plaza in Jazira, Shariatpur yesterday (July 4, 2022). She was on her way to Dhaka from Madaripur’s Shibchar.

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

Padma Bridge 'graft conspiracy': Govt gets time till Oct 30 to form commission

The High Court today (October 16, 2022) gave time till October 30 to the government to form a commission to identify people who made up false stories about corruption involving the Padma Bridge project and to submit a compliance report to this effect.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

“Padma Bridge marks a new beginning of Bangladesh’s improved connectivity”

Bangladesh is a vital crossroads in Southeast Asia. It borders India on land on three sides and has major ports in the Bay of Bengal. The country is also a part of the Asian Highway network, connecting 32 Asian nations to Europe, reports RealClearPolitics, in an article penned by Sajeeb Wazed.

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

People still stopping vehicles on Padma Bridge to take selfies

Some people, crossing the Padma Bridge, were seen stopping their private cars on the bridge to take selfies even though there is a restriction on it.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Padma Bridge tour package launched

Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation’s (BPC) “Padma Bridge Visit” tour package was launched yesterday.

July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

Padma Bridge package tour inaugurated

Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation's package tour titled "Dream Padma Bridge Visit" was launched today (July 22).

July 17, 2022
July 17, 2022

Railway aims to finish installation by Dec

The project authority of Padma Bridge will start handing over the structure to the railway’s authority today so that the latter can start installing rail track on the lower deck of the bridge.

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

Installation of rail track on lower deck of Padma Bridge may start in 2 weeks

Padma Bridge project authority will start the process of handing over the structure to the railway authority tomorrow so that the latter can start installing rail track on the lower deck of the bridge.

July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

Rail tracks installation on Padma Bridge likely to begin next week: Sujan

Installation of rail tracks on the lower deck of Padma Bridge is likely to start from next week, said Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan today (July 15).

July 10, 2022
July 10, 2022

Padma Bridge: Tk 10.97cr toll collected in 72 hrs

The government has earned Tk 10.97 crore in revenue from tolls collected from vehicles that crossed the Padma Bridge in a total of 72 hours.

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

Rules not same for all? BCL President, entourage take selfies on Padma Bridge

While authorities have made it clear that stopping vehicles on Padma Bridge to take selfies or strolling around is completely prohibited, Al-Nahean Khan Joy, president of the central unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League, has done exactly that.