Shahin Akhter

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    Sexual harassment at edn institutions alarming

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:21am on April 13, 2019

    Incidents of sexual harassment in educational institutions go unabated across the country as a High Court order issued in 2009 for installing a complaint committee...

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    Aunt wants justice, compensation

    Tapos Kanti Das and Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:25am on April 03, 2019

    ‘We want justice, we want compensation without any delay,’ said Jahanara Begum, maternal aunt of student Rajib Hossain who died on April 17, 2018 days...

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    Bangladesh PM’s directives on road safety ignored

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:10am on April 02, 2019

    Directives of prime minister Sheikh Hasina on road safety are largely ignored while the numbers of road accidents and deaths in the first three months...

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    Only 18 out of 163 Suprabhat Paribahan buses have valid documents: BRTA

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:10am on April 01, 2019

    A committee formed by Bangladesh Road Transport Authority has found that only 18 out of 163 buses running under Suprabhat Pvt Ltd in the capital...

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    HC asks BRTA, IGP to submit reports

    M Moneruzzaman and Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:30pm on March 27, 2019

    The High Court Division in a suo moto orders Wednesday directed the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority and the inspector general of police to submit by...

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    Railway makes little efforts to recover occupied lands

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:10am on March 23, 2019

    Bangladesh Railway’s efforts to recover its grabbed and use unused lands across the country have been insignificant in the absence of a land use master...

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    Students’ demands remain unfulfilled

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:24am on March 21, 2019

    Most of the demands of students made in the countrywide protests in July last year against anarchy in the road sector have remained unimplemented....

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    Lots of committees come to naught

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:23am on March 20, 2019

    The government has got trapped in a vicious circle of forming committee after committee to make recommendations for bringing back order and ensure safety on...

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    Student’s death in road accident sparks protests

    Shahin Akhter and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:03am on March 20, 2019

    Students of different private universities on Tuesday blocked Pragati Sarani in front of Jamuna Future Park at Bashundhara in the capital for about 12 hours...

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    Rly plans fare hike as poor service persists

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:24am on March 15, 2019

    The railways authorities are planning another spell of passenger fare hike by 25 per cent on an average, prompting criticism that the move, without improving...