Shahin Akhter

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    Only 16 out of 56,410 get fitness renewed

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:55am on May 21, 2018

    Only 16 out of 56,410 unfit motor vehicles of different government and non-government agencies and owners got their fitness certificates renewed after authorities gave them...

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    Rly authorities care little for commoners

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:10am on May 19, 2018

    Formation of a separate ministry and taking mega and ambitious projects have done nothing worth the mention to make rail service friendly to common people...

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    Nothing stops overloading

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:36pm on May 12, 2018

    The government’s indifference has led to overloading spree subjecting the country’s roads, highways and bridges to serious damage, the repair and maintenance of which require...

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    Many govt vehicles without fitness

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

    A large number of unfit vehicles of different government agencies, including Bangladesh Police, are still on roads, defying rules and threatening public safety....

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    Govt drags heels over dedicated bus lanes in Dhaka

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:05am on April 30, 2018

    Unhealthy competition among buses and minibuses is increasing day by day leading often to fatal and grievous accidents as dedicated lanes for bus in the...

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    10 lakh drivers on roads without licence, training

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:18pm on April 28, 2018

    Over 10 lakh road transport drivers across the country do not have licence and training while many of them are drug-addicts, who are taking a...

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    70 rail stations run without power

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:12am on April 26, 2018

    More than 70 railway stations of Bangladesh Railway are operating without power and amid an acute shortage of manpower. These stations have been announced ‘closed’...

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    Road safety goes awry

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:09pm on April 21, 2018

    Road safety recommendations of National Road Safety Council have largely been ignored for years on end amid repeated incidents of fatal accidents on roads and...

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    BRTA yet to bring any co under registration

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:10am on April 19, 2018

    Bangladesh Road Transport Authority seems not to be prompt in bringing ridesharing service provider companies under registration as per the guideline that came into effect...

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    Annual motorbike registration rate jumps

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:05am on April 17, 2018

    The annual rate of motorcycle registration jumped after 2014 when 90,685 were registered with the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority....