9h ago| Transport

No licence, no bike

Nobody will be allowed to buy a motorcycle without a driving licence. Also, one would need a licence to get a motorcycle registered with the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority.

1d ago| Transport

Rail communications between Sylhet, Ctg restored

Rail communications between Sylhet and Chattogram resumed after one and a half hours of suspension following an engine failure of the Paharika Express train in Akhaura upazila of Brahmanbaria this afternoon.

2d ago| Transport

Start of MRT-1 construction a new development milestone: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said a new development milestone for Bangladesh has been set today with the inauguration of construction of the country's first underground metro rail.

6d ago| Transport

Buses hired for AL's Rajshahi rally, Natore commuters left in lurch

Commuters in Natore are suffering due to a shortage of buses that usually go through the town as a majority of the vehicles were hired to take Awami League leaders and activists to Rajshahi for the ruling party's divisional rally there.

1w ago| Transport

People suffer as LGED, WDB trade blame

A total of six bridges built on Fanai river, flowing through the southern part of Moulvibazar’s Kulaura upazila, have either collapsed or partially broken down allegedly due to unplanned dredging of the river.

1w ago| Transport

Ferry service limps due to poor facilities

Although ferry services on Najirganj-Dhawapara route, connecting Pabna and Rajbari districts through the mighty Padma river, kicked-off on January 1, it failed to attract travellers and bring any fruitful result for lack of necessary facilities.ccc

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023

No licence, no bike

Nobody will be allowed to buy a motorcycle without a driving licence. Also, one would need a licence to get a motorcycle registered with the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

Rail communications between Sylhet, Ctg restored

Rail communications between Sylhet and Chattogram resumed after one and a half hours of suspension following an engine failure of the Paharika Express train in Akhaura upazila of Brahmanbaria this afternoon.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

Start of MRT-1 construction a new development milestone: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said a new development milestone for Bangladesh has been set today with the inauguration of construction of the country's first underground metro rail.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

PM opens construction of Bangladesh's first underground metro rail

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the construction of Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Line-1, the country's first underground metro rail.

February 1, 2023
February 1, 2023

Dhaka airport runway to be closed 5hrs a night for next 2 months

The runway of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in Dhaka will remain closed for five hours each night for the next two months starting tomorrow for renovation of the runway lighting system..Kamrul Islam, executive director, HSIA told The Daily Star that flight operations in the

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

MRT-1 to be built without damaging Purbachal Expressway: MAN Siddique

Metro rail authorities today said they would not have to break down the Purbachal Expressway to construct the elevated section of MRT Line 1.

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

Metro rail transported 3.35 lakh commuters since opening

The country’s first metro rail transported 3.35 lakh passengers till yesterday.

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

Bangabandhu Railway Bridge: Minister optimistic, challenges aplenty

Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan has said the construction of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Railway Bridge will be completed within the August 2024 deadline.

January 30, 2023
January 30, 2023

Bangabandhu railway bridge construction to end on time

Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan today said the construction of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Railway Bridge will be completed within the deadline -- late next year.

January 30, 2023
January 30, 2023

Underground metro rail: PM to inaugurate construction work Feb 2

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the construction work of the country's first ever underground metro rail (MRT Line-1) on February 2.