Shahin Akhter

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    Women facing sexual harassment on city buses

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:30am on February 17, 2018

    Women continue to face sexual harassment on Dhaka city buses and minibuses, in addition to the unhealthy seating arrangements for them, with the government doing...

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    Public money wasted as vehicle tracking project derails

    Shahin Akhter and Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:59am on February 15, 2018

    Vehicle owners are not getting any benefit of the millions of money they have spent buying retro reflective number plates as the stated aims of...

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    Proposal for separate lanes for VIPs booed

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:19pm on February 06, 2018

    A cabinet division proposal for separate lane for very important persons and emergency services on roads in Dhaka Metropolitan City areas...

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    Proposal for separate lanes for VIPs booed

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:05am on February 06, 2018

    A cabinet division proposal for separate lane for very important persons and emergency services on roads in Dhaka Metropolitan City areas has drawn criticism from...

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    Railway limps with old oil tank wagons

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

    More than half of Bangladesh Railway’s Broad Gauge oil tank wagons are running beyond their lifespan and limping to meet the growing demand of oil...

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    Railway West Zone bridges in hazardous condition

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:57am on February 04, 2018

    About 30 per cent bridges under Bangladesh Railway’s West Zone have become faulty and hazardous for rail communications, according to documents...

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    Road fund elusive for 18yrs

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:10am on February 03, 2018

    The government has not yet made the road maintenance fund functional the move of which was taken 18 years ago, leaving the country’s major highways...

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    Little hope for streamlining city bus fares

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:05am on January 31, 2018

    Serious doubts remain about the government’s willingness to streamline fares of buses and minibuses, running under the tag ‘seating service’, in the capital as the...

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    Move on to place bill in current JS session

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:08am on January 28, 2018

    The government is likely to place the draft Road Transport Bill 2017 in the ongoing parliament session, according to officials...

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    Move to install highway signs, symbols in limbo

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:45am on January 28, 2018

    The government initiative to install road signs and markings and develop hazardous spots on national and regional highways has fallen into a limbo for bureaucratic...

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