Padma bridge

October 26, 2022
October 26, 2022

Indian architect travels 85-km on foot to reach Bangladesh

Kolkata-based architect Gita Balakrishnan reached Benapole border in Bangladesh today four days after she started her journey to Dhaka to enhance harmony between India and Bangladesh.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Revival of Dhaka Circular Waterway: Possibilities aplenty but concerns remain

Mizanur Rahman, popularly known as Mia Bhai, is the owner of a private company called  Infinity Maritime.

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

Growing supply tamps down hog plum prices

If you travel through the canals of southern Barishal, particularly those in the Pirojpur and Jhalkathi districts, you will see hog plum fields on either side with trawlers and trucks filled with the fruit passing alongside.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

How to better connect Padma Bridge with south, southwestern Bangladesh

Improving road and railway connectivity is crucial for reaping the benefits of Padma Bridge.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

No plan to hike train fare now: Minister

Bangladesh Railway is not considering to hike train fare for now, Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan said today.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

Padma Bridge: Installation of rail track begins

Installation of rail track on the lower deck of Padma Bridge started today, giving a big boost to the Dhaka-Jashore rail project.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

BSCIC industrial estates: Slow implementation a thorn for investors

Businesses are taking advantage of the increased connectivity offered by Padma Bridge but potential investors of four industrial parks under the Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) are missing out as the projects are yet to be complete. 

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.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Padma Bridge opens door to opportunities

The dream of establishing road connectivity between the southwestern part of Bangladesh and the capital city came true after the opening of long-waited Padma Bridge in June.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Economists and their predictions: What lies beneath the illusion of simplicity?

One of the most common shortcomings of the general art of prediction among economists is that the information we rely on draws on a theoretical framework based on past data and future expectations.