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Relief on Dhaka streets due to less traffic during Ashura holiday

RAB's air wing director injured in Nawabganj helicopter crash succumbs in Singapore hospital

Uttara garage blast: 7 out of 8 burnt dead, remaining person critical

No decision yet on train fare hike

Ashura: Traditional tazia procession ends with mourning

Garment products going to Poland via Padma Bridge for the first time

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 29: Mongla port authority said Dhaka's garment products are going to Poland as the biggest shipment since the Padma Bridge was opened.

Hasina's remark on throwing Khaleda Zia off Padma Bridge was a political humor: Quader

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 26: Awami League General Secretary and Minister of Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's remark on dropping BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia into Padma River from the Padma Bridge was a political humor. He said that the comment of serving tea when BNP comes to gherao was a humor too.

Sheikh Hasina invites Mamata Banerjee to visit Padma Bridge

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 20: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent a letter to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, where she invited the Trinamool Congress supremo to visit Bangladesh, specially the recently inaugurated Padma Bridge.

2 killed as cylinder-loaded pickup van overturns on Padma Bridge

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 18: Two people were killed when a pickup van loaded with oxygen cylinders overturned on Padma Bridge. Three people, including a woman and her twin daughters, were injured in the accident. The injured were sent to Dhaka after providing first aid at a local hospital.

Record Tk 4.19 crore toll collection on Padma Bridge in a single day

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 10: The highest daily toll collection on the Padma Bridge has been recorded. A maximum of 31,723 vehicles crossed the Padma Bridge on Friday ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha. Tk 4 crore 19 lakh 39 thousand 650 rupees toll has been collected from those vehicles, which is the highest record of toll collection in a single day so far.

Kalurghat bridge to be similar to Padma Bridge

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 7: A Korean company has prepared a preliminary design for the construction of a bridge over the Karnafuli River in the Kalurghat area at a cost of Tk 6,341 crore which will be built in the style of the Padma Bridge.

PM reaches Ganobhaban from Tungipara in two hours

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 5: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reached Ganobhaban in just two hours from Tungipara in Gopalganj via Padma Bridge.

PM Hasina clicks selfie with daughter Putul at Padma Bridge

Dhaja, July 5: Accompanied by son Sajeeb Wazed Joy and daughter Saima Wazed Putul, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited Tungipara in Gopalganj by road across the Padma Bridge. This is the first visit of the Prime Minister to her ancestral home by crossing the Padma Bridge with her children. She entered her ancestral home at 11:40 a.m. on Monday (July 4).

Motorcycles not allowed on the Padma Bridge before Eid

Dhaka, July 4: Motorcycles are not allowed on the Padma Bridge before Eid. This was stated by Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam in response to a question at a press briefing at the Secretariat after the cabinet meeting on Sunday (June 3rd).

Lack of passengers in Dhaka-Barishal launch even after fares are slashed

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 3: Within a week of the inauguration of the Padma Bridge, the launch fare of the Barishal-Dhaka route has been reduced, and the number of launches on the route has also been decreased. Though the situation is expected to return to normal, the owners and employees say that the fare of deck has come down by almost half in the last one week, fare of the first class cabin has gone down by Tk 500 and the second class sofa fare has gone down by Tk 100-200 in the last few days.

Padma Bridge will help deal with floods: PM

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 1: Noting that necessary steps have been taken for relief and rehabilitation in the flood-hit Sylhet region, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said there is a danger of floods in the southern part of the country in the future. Floods in the south come towards the Bengali month of Bhadra. The government has made necessary preparations to deal with the floods. We can also deal with this flood.

Man arrested for opening the nut-bolt of Padma Bridge

Dhaka, June 30: The DMP's Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit (CTTC) has arrested Mahdi Hasan, 27, for carrying out propaganda and sabotage activities through video recording and social media with the aim of damaging the infrastructure of the Padma Bridge.

Construction of Padma Bridge delayed by two years due to conspiracy: PM

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 30: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the construction of Padma Bridge has been delayed for two years due to various conspiracies in the country and abroad.

No bus can be driven on Padma Bridge without route permit

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 29: No bus will be able to operate on the Padma Bridge without a route permit. This instruction has been given to all the owners' associations in the south including the Bangladesh Road Transport Owners' Association. The organization's secretary general Khandaker Enayet Ullah gave the instructions.

Padma Bridge: MP demands sanctions against Yunus-Hillary Clinton-Cherie Blair

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 29: A Member of Parliament (MP) has demanded sanctions on Nobel laureate economist Dr. Muhammad Yunus, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's wife Cherie Blair over conspiracy and false allegations of corruption in the construction of Padma Bridge.