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Govt allows battery-run rickshaws on Dhaka roads

The government is now allowing battery-run rickshaws on Dhaka streets after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the authorities concerned to regulate the vehicles under a specific guideline.

2d ago

Railway to buy 200 new carriages

Looks to expand services in south-western region

2d ago

Mirpur-10 intersection: Who will control unruly bus drivers?

A visit there is enough to know why people suffer daily from the gridlock: a mindless completion of busses to get more passengers

2d ago

Battery-run rickshaw ban: 44 arrested in 4 cases over Mirpur clashes

At least 44 people, mostly drivers of battery-run rickshaws and easy bikes, were arrested in four cases filed with different police stations following yesterday's clashes in Dhaka's Mirpur area, protesting a ban on the vehicles

2d ago

For now, battery-run rickshaws to keep plying on Dhaka roads: Quader

Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the battery-run rickshaws and easy bikes will ply on the Dhaka city roads

2d ago

Govt mulling taxi service revival

The government is thinking about reviving taxi service, which is almost non-existent in Dhaka and other major cities.

3d ago

Metro Rail Services: PM requested to review NBR’s decision on VAT

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said he requested Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to reconsider NBR’s decision to impose 15 percent VAT on metro rail service.

3d ago

MRT-6 extension: Metro rail authorities consider Tongi route with 5 stations

Metro rail authorities have primarily considered a route to expand the Mass Rapid Transit Line-6 up to Tongi from Uttara

3d ago

15pc VAT on Metro Rail: Quader requests PM to reconsider NBR’s decision

Dhaka is one of the most unliveable cities in the world, which does not go hand-in-hand with the progress made by the country, says the road transport and bridges minister

3d ago

Faridpur-Magura: BR to extend rail line to Jhenaidah

Bangladesh Railway is planning to extend the under-construction Faridpur-Magura rail line to Jhenaidah to connect it with the existing rail network.

4d ago

Metro, railway tussle over yard at Kamalapur

The metro rail authorities have planned to construct a stable yard near the Kamalapur station, but the Bangladesh Railway argues it conflicts with a plan previously agreed upon by the two parties.

4d ago

Faridpur-Magura: BR to extend rail line to Jhenaidah

Bangladesh Railway is planning to extend the under-construction Faridpur-Magura rail line to Jhenaidah to connect it with the existing rail network

4d ago

Illegal rickshaws rule Dhaka streets

The rising number of illegal rickshaws remains one of the major reasons for the capital’s traffic getting worse.

6d ago

‘No Helmet, No Fuel' goes nationwide

The police headquarters has directed all field-level police officers to implement the “No Helmet, No Fuel” policy to prevent road accidents

6d ago

Cargo transport workers call 36-hr strike in Ctg from May 19

Workers of goods-laden transport vehicles today called for a 36-hour strike in Chattogram city and adjoining five districts from May 19 to press home their several demands, including the construction of designated terminals

6d ago

Elevated expressway: SC issues status quo on share transfer

The Supreme Court today issued status quo on transfer of Italian-Thai company's shares to China's Sinohydro Corporation Limited in Dhaka Elevated Expressway till May 30

6d ago

Wait for Ctg expressway nearing end

The elevated expressway in Chattogram, the first one in the port city, would be opened to traffic soon, said project officials.

1w ago

Battery-run rickshaws must be stopped

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday asked the authorities concerned to take steps to stop the plying of battery-run rickshaws on the streets of the capital.

1w ago
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