November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Saudi keen to finance upgradation of Ctg-Cox’s Bazar, Jashore-Khulna highways

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said that Saudi government has expressed their interest to finance a project on upgrading the Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar and Jashore-Khulna...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Road Safety: Quader draws flak in House

Opposition MPs yesterday blasted Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader for his failure to bring discipline on roads and for reducing the punishment for errant drivers by amending the...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Death of driver triggers workers’ protest in Ctg

Transport workers demonstrated across different spots on Chattogram-Hathazari route yesterday, protesting the killing of a driver who was allegedly beaten to death.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Highways bill passed

The Highways Bill, 2021 was passed in parliament yesterday to enact a comprehensive law, replacing a century-old one.

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

More talks needed over half bus fare: BRTA chairman

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) Chairman Nur Mohammad Mazumder today said they need to hold more discussions on various issues, including compensation for transport owners, if half fare...

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

BRTC bus fare cut by half for students

In the face of student demonstrations, the government yesterday decided to reduce fares by half for students travelling on state-owned BRTC buses.

November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

‘We agree, but...’

A meeting on the half-bus fare issue raised by students ended inconclusively yesterday, after private transport owners sought incentives from the government for meeting the demands.

November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

DSCC, DNCC Vehicles: Proxy drivers, lack of registration common for both

Almost 60 percent garbage collecting vehicles of Dhaka South City Corporation are driven by contractual or proxy drivers, said a DSCC source.

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

Decision on half bus-fare for students by Saturday: Quader

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said that a rational decision will be taken by Saturday over the issue of the half bus fare for students.

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

Sufferings unbounded

Thousands have been suffering immensely since October 20 when flash floods washed away a 610-meter-long section of flood bypass in Doani area of Lalmonirhat.