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Police not able to find Mamunul

Coronavirus kills 94 people in a day, death toll crosses 10,000

780 beds at ICU level for critically ill patients

Second wave of corona has increased the rate of infections and deaths among minors

Former Law Minister Abdul Matin Khasru laid to rest

BRTC to use 60 double-decker buses to solve public transport crisis

Dhaka, April 3: Public transport is transporting 50 percent passengers while leaving seats vacant to prevent coronavirus infection. It is also taking 60 percent more fare from the passengers and due to the crisis of public transport, people are suffering. In such a situation, Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) is preparing to unload 60 double-decker buses.

Launch fares increased by 60 percent

Dhaka, April 1: The launch deck fare has been increased by 60 per cent in the wake of government directives to transport half the capacity passengers in the event of a coronavirus infection. However, cabin rent will not increase.

Bike taxis banned for two weeks as Covid cases surge

Dhaka, April 1: The Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has banned the transport of passengers on motorcycles for two weeks due to the deteriorating coronavirus situation in the country. The matter was announced in an office order signed by BRTA Deputy Director (Engineering Branch) Bimalendu Chakma on Wednesday (March 31st).

Trains will run with half the seats vacant from April 1

Dhaka, March 30: Bangladesh Railway has said that 50 percent passengers will be transported in all trains from April 1.

Passengers to pay 60 percent more as new Covid guidelines come into force from March 31

Dhaka, March 30: The government has decided to increase fares by 60 percent on public transport as it will be carrying half the capacity of passengers to ensure physical distance to prevent coronavirus infection. The decision will take effect from tomorrow (Wednesday) and will remain in force for the next two weeks.

Traffic banked up for a 40 km stretch of Bangabandhu Bridge Western Highway

Dhaka, January 20: In Sirajganj, at least 40 km of Bangabandhu Bridge West and Bogra highways have been severely congested. Thousands of vehicles are parked in the two lanes of the highway. On Tuesday (January 19) from morning to afternoon the traffic was sometimes slow on the highway. In the afternoon, the traffic congestion gradually increased from Bangabandhu Bridge West Roundabout to Nalka Junction, Hatikumrul Roundabout and reached Chandaikona.

The Karnafuli tunnel will be ready for traffic by next year

Dhaka, January 19: The 3.32 km long tunnel under Karnafuli river is expected to be ready for traffic by 2022. Project Director (PD) Engineer Harunur Rashid Chowdhury told BSS today that the overall progress of the Karnafuli Tunnel has reached 62 per cent and the financial progress has been achieved at 56.60 per cent. Once completed, the tunnel will be part of the Asian Highway.