Shahin Akhter

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    Safe road far off

    Shahin Akhter and Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 11:15pm on October 21, 2018

    Government directives, higher court orders and countrywide student protests — all have gone in vain as safe road still remains limited to empty words of...

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    Highway extortion all the way

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:13am on October 20, 2018

    Rampant extortion on the country’s highways and roads is a major reason for the prevailing anarchy and culture of impunity in the road transport sector,...

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    3rd deadline for Padma Bridge set to be missed

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:22am on October 13, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled for tomorrow to announce the completion of 60 per cent construction of Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project, with the third...

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    Buses with dented bodies lumber along city roads

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:08am on October 06, 2018

    Dhaka city buses and minibuses, with their bodies carrying innumerable dents and their paints gone long since, are still running as the owners turn a...

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    AL fails to keep Dhaka traffic pledges

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:59pm on October 02, 2018

    Sufferings of people due to acute traffic congestion and lack of public transport seem destined not to end any time soon as the ruling Awami...

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    DMP traffic month brings little change

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:37am on September 28, 2018

    Presence of illegal and unfit vehicles, picking and dropping passengers in the middle of road, stopping buses beyond the designated spots and jaywalking — all...

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    Polls pledges not yet fulfilled

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:07am on September 28, 2018

    The Awami League-led government took mega infrastructure projects in last two terms to fulfil polls promises, but none of them were completed in last 10...

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    Engaged in traffic control, student volunteers ignored, abused

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 02:59am on September 21, 2018

    Student volunteers, fielded to help control city traffic, find themselves helpless as transport drivers, including those of government offices, and pedestrians pay hardly any heed...

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    Absence of underpasses, service roads, overpasses blamed highway accidents

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:05am on September 10, 2018

    Lack of service roads, underpasses, overpasses and alternative transports is an important reason behind fatal highway accidents involving illegal three-wheeler, slow-moving and non-motorised vehicles in...

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    Parties urged to avoid campaigning creating sufferings to people

    Ahammad Foyez and Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:08am on September 09, 2018

    Campaigners for good governance and the Election Commission decried election campaigns of the ruling Awami League in northern districts by train launched on Saturday causing...