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Holy Shab-e-Qadr today

Soon the situation in Chittagong Hill Tracts will be calm: Obaidul Quader

KNF attack to loot money and show capability: RAB

Kidnapped manager of Sonali Bank returns to his family

Home Minister to visit Bandarban tomorrow to inspect situation

Traffic has not yet been completely disciplined: Quader

Dhaka, Jan 15: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has admitted that traffic has not yet been fully disciplined.

People have started reaping mega projects' benefits: President

Dhaka, Sept 29: President Md Shahabuddin said that all the mega projects including construction of Padma Setu, Metrorail, third terminal of Shahjalal International Airport, Karnaphuli Tunnel, Elevated Expressway and Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant are being completed on time. People have also started reaping their benefits.

PM will cross Padma Setu by train to join public meeting in Faridpur

Dhaka, Sept 26: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the Dhaka-Bhanga railway on October 10. On this day, she will cross the Padma Bridge by train and join the public meeting at the Bhanga Stadium in Faridpur. Faridpur Deputy Commissioner Kamrul Ahsan Talukder said this on Monday night.

The trial train will run through Padma Bridge on Thursday

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 4 September 2023: About 82 km of new broad gauge railway from Dhaka to Bhanga is now ready to run trains. Trains will go from Dhaka railway station to Bhanga station on a trial basis on Thursday, September 7. Then Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate this railway on October 10. However, the length of the railway from Dhaka to Jessore to be constructed in the whole project is 172 km.

Launch passengers for Dhaka decreased by 34% since Padma Setu inaugurated last year

Dhaka, August 25: Before the inauguration of the Padma Bridge, at least 50,000 people used to go to various coastal districts of the country including Barisal by boat every day from Dhaka. Since the bridge was inaugurated, this number has decreased by 17,000 to 33,000 in the last one year. According to this, the number of passengers in Dhaka has decreased by 34 percent in the last one year.

9 bikers fined Tk 27,000 for standing on Padma Setu and taking pictures

Dhaka, April 22: About 10 months after the inauguration, on the order of the Prime Minister, motorcycle movement has been allowed on the Padma Bridge on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Although this opportunity came from Thursday (April 20), many bikers are not obeying the instructions of the authorities. Motorcyclists are breaking the rules in various ways, including taking selfies on the bridge. As a result, nine motorcyclists had to pay fines.

Two bikers fined Tk 6,000 for stopping and taking pictures on Padma bridge

Dhaka, April 22: The traffic police fined two motorcyclists Tk 6,000 for standing on the Padma bridge and taking pictures. Motorcyclists Md Monir Hossain and Md Ismail were fined at Shariatpur's Naodoba area around 10 am on Friday.

Permission for motorcycle movement on Padma Setu is PM's Eid gift: Quader

Dhaka, April 21: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has commented that permission to move motorcycles on Padma Setu is Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Eid gift.

Authorities to allow motorcycles to run on Padma Setu from April 20

Dhaka, April 18: The government has allowed the movement of motorcycles through the Padma Bridge from 6 am on April 20. In view of the holy Eid-ul-Fitr, according to the Prime Minister's order, motorcycles will run on Padma Bridge from 6 am on April 20. Motorcycles will run through the service lane on the left side of Padma Bridge. The speed limit will be 60 km per hour.

Bangladesh will definitely move forward, PM says while receiving loan installment of Padma Setu

Dhaka, April 6: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that Bangladesh will overcome any obstacle with the support of the people. She said this while accepting the cheque for the first installment of the Padma Setu loan.

Rail line construction work on Padma Setu completed

Dhaka, March 30: The stoneless railway line construction on Padma Setu has been completed. On Wednesday (March 29) around 5:30 pm, 0.15 km of the project was completed. It has connected Jazira end with Mawa on railway road.

Trial run of trains on Padma Setu to start from March 30

Dhaka, March 28: The construction of the stoneless railway line on the lower deck of the Padma Setu is also in its final stage. About 99 percent of the work has been completed. Only one more sleeper placement is left. The construction of the line will be completed once the seven meter long sleeper is installed. There are also plans to run trial trains on the entire Mawa-Jazira bridge from March 30 when the sleeper is installed.

Trains to run at 120 kph from Kamalapur to Bhanga

Dhaka, March 18: From the capital's Kamalapur railway station, the train will reach Faridpur's Bhanga station at a speed of 120 km per hour, crossing the 16-km flyover and Padma bridge.

Construction of Padma Setu rail link to end before scheduled time

Dhaka, March 1: The rail link work on the Padma Bridge was supposed to be completed by 2024. However, the Ministry of Railways expects this work to be completed by next June. This information was given in the report given in the meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Railway Ministry held at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban on Tuesday.

Padma Setu buses are allowed to board on Hanif flyover

Dhaka, 29 January 2023 : There is no way to Padma Bridge from Gabtali and Mohakhali bus terminals.