Shahin Akhter

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    Five multimodal transport hubs underway

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:48am on December 08, 2019

    Initiatives were taken recently to build at least five multimodal and interchange transport hubs in the capital and Narayanganj city to facilitate smooth transfer of...

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    Cases under new road law on limited scale

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:12am on December 07, 2019

    The law-enforcing agencies across the country are prosecuting offenders under the Road Transport Act 2018 still on a limited scale. The Highway Police confirmed to...

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    Social survey over metro rail expansion underway

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:47am on December 06, 2019

    Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited is conducting social survey on the proposed 1.16 kilometre extended route of the Mass Rapid Transit line 6, popularly known...

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    Bangladesh Railway in quagmire

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2019

    Bangladesh Railway is limping with serious problems like disruption in train schedules, ticket crisis and huge losses due to lack of technical and sustainable initiatives,...

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    Students’ most demands remain unmet

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:13am on December 02, 2019

    Most of the major demands of the students placed during the countrywide student protests that erupted after the death of two Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment...

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    Lower axle loads for Bangabandhu Bridge from today

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:46am on December 01, 2019

    The new and reduced axle-load limits for goods-laden trucks crossing the Bangabandhu Bridge on the River Jamuna will come into effect from today ‘to protect...

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    Heavy vehicles blamed for most fatal accidents

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:22am on November 30, 2019

    Buses, trucks and covered vans are involved in most of the road accidents across the country accounting for the high rate of fatalities and damages,...

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    More bodies on accidents, order on roads

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:46am on November 25, 2019

    Fatalities on roads are on rise with the 2019 death tally being the highest in the past 10 years while the government is forming committees...

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    Few leaders hold transport sector hostage: experts

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2019

    A handful of people at the top representing the associations of road transport owners and workers control the sector by holding hostage the people in...

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    Govt backtracks on new road law: experts

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:02am on November 22, 2019

    The government has backtracked from implementing the Road Transport Act 2018 by giving the transport owners and workers more time for fulfilling certain requirements with...