Tuhin Shubhra Adhikary

Wait for direct rail line gets longer

People’s wait for direct rail connectivity between Dhaka and Jashore via Padma Bridge is getting longer as the project authority could not complete work within the last month.

3d ago

Promised Chinese Loans: Transport sector projects fare poorly

China promised to provide loans for eight transport sector projects eight years ago, but only one of those has been completed so far.

6d ago

Rajbari-Tungipara: A lone train operating on Tk 2,110cr line!

Bangladesh Railway had taken up a project in 2010 to bring Tungipara of Gopalganj under the railway network without carrying out any feasibility study.

1w ago

Project to see light of day after nearly a decade

After nearly a decade of planning, the complexities surrounding a project for a rail and road bridge at Kalurghat in Chattogram are finally set to be resolved with a loan agreement to be signed this week.

2w ago

ADB to lend $20.8b to Bangladesh over four years

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is expected to provide $20.8 billion in loans to Bangladesh in the next four years as the country looks to accelerate economic growth and attain the upper-middle-income status in less than a decade.

2w ago

Dhaka, Delhi may sign rail transit deal

Bangladesh and India are likely to sign a memorandum of understanding for using each other’s railway lines to boost cross-border connectivity.

3w ago

Eid Journey Home: Northbound people suffer

Tens of thousands left Dhaka to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with their families, with those heading north complaining of a dearth of transport, overcharging by bus operators and long tailbacks.

3w ago

Eid journey may not be hassle free

Roadside cattle markets and unfinished road expansion work, alongside closing all the garment factories on the same day, are likely to cause suffering to Eid holidaymakers, particularly the north-bound people.

1m ago
July 10, 2024
July 10, 2024

Wait for direct rail line gets longer

People’s wait for direct rail connectivity between Dhaka and Jashore via Padma Bridge is getting longer as the project authority could not complete work within the last month.

July 7, 2024
July 7, 2024

Promised Chinese Loans: Transport sector projects fare poorly

China promised to provide loans for eight transport sector projects eight years ago, but only one of those has been completed so far.

July 2, 2024
July 2, 2024

Rajbari-Tungipara: A lone train operating on Tk 2,110cr line!

Bangladesh Railway had taken up a project in 2010 to bring Tungipara of Gopalganj under the railway network without carrying out any feasibility study.

June 25, 2024
June 25, 2024

Project to see light of day after nearly a decade

After nearly a decade of planning, the complexities surrounding a project for a rail and road bridge at Kalurghat in Chattogram are finally set to be resolved with a loan agreement to be signed this week.

June 24, 2024
June 24, 2024

ADB to lend $20.8b to Bangladesh over four years

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is expected to provide $20.8 billion in loans to Bangladesh in the next four years as the country looks to accelerate economic growth and attain the upper-middle-income status in less than a decade.

June 21, 2024
June 21, 2024

Dhaka, Delhi may sign rail transit deal

Bangladesh and India are likely to sign a memorandum of understanding for using each other’s railway lines to boost cross-border connectivity.

June 16, 2024
June 16, 2024

Eid Journey Home: Northbound people suffer

Tens of thousands left Dhaka to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with their families, with those heading north complaining of a dearth of transport, overcharging by bus operators and long tailbacks.

June 12, 2024
June 12, 2024

Eid journey may not be hassle free

Roadside cattle markets and unfinished road expansion work, alongside closing all the garment factories on the same day, are likely to cause suffering to Eid holidaymakers, particularly the north-bound people.

June 9, 2024
June 9, 2024

Road, Rail, Bridge Sectors: Allocation cut may hamper projects

The government has proposed to cut down budgetary allocation for road, rail and bridge sectors by around 9 percent in the next fiscal year.

June 4, 2024
June 4, 2024

2 more projects dropped

Two more development projects to be implemented following a public-private partnership module under Bangladesh-Japan joint initiative have been dropped.

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