Shahin Akhter

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    Vehicles duck fitness checking, shun RR plates

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:40am on November 18, 2017

    A huge number of public and private motor vehicles are running without fitness checking, which become evident by the fact that they are yet to...

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    DMP warns traffic sergeants

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:30am on November 14, 2017

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s traffic department has recently directed its officials not to file cases for traffic rule violation by vehicles deliberately under wrong section only...

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    Ital-Thai’s poor safety records worry officials, experts

    Shakhawat Hossain with Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    Poor safety records of Ital-Thai Development Private Company Limited worry experts and officials of two mega projects the company is implementing in crowded Dhaka as...

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    People left to suffer as buses go off roads

    Shahin Akhter with Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:35am on November 13, 2017

    Thousands of people suffered throughout Sunday as most of buses and other transports in Dhaka city and adjacent districts were taken off the roads ahead...

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    Trailer operators yet to submit drivers’ list to BRTA

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:16am on November 11, 2017

    Prime mover operators have not yet submitted to Bangladesh Road Transport Authority any list of the names of their drivers and licence numbers for getting...

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    Govt body for hiking loading limit, cancelling fines

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:21am on November 07, 2017

    A high-official government committee, instituted by road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader, has recommended increasing the maximum loading limit of goods vehicles and cancellation...

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    Highways, roads damaged by floods yet to be repaired

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:24am on November 05, 2017

    Highways, roads, bridges, culverts and ferry terminals, left in a bad shape by two consecutive floods this year, have not been repaired as yet, leaving...

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    Capital’s expressway project at a crawl

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:05am on November 04, 2017

    Dhaka Elevated Expressway project, the country’s first proposed expressway, saw very insignificant progress in last six years. The project officials said that so far the...

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    Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover to open after painful years

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:55am on October 25, 2017

    The 8.7 kilometre Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover is opening to traffic tomorrow after years of delayed construction causing untold sufferings to city dwellers...

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    Old rickety buses rule city roads

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:05am on October 23, 2017

    Apart from having the bare frame of a vehicle, most of the buses and minibuses in the capital lack a decent look, with their bodies...