Shahin Akhter

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    Govt, HC orders to save rivers ignored

    Sadiqur Rahman and Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:23am on September 24, 2017

    Most of the government directives and a High Court order to save the country’s important rivers from encroachments and pollutions go largely unheeded when the...

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    BR explores British cos’ expertises for future projects

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 10:43pm on September 21, 2017

    Bangladesh Railway has held a meeting with some 10 United Kingdom-based companies to explore their expertises for its future development initiatives. ..

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    Rly revising master plan

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:10am on September 16, 2017

    The authorities are going to revise the current master plan for Bangladesh Railway only four years after its formulation. Consultants have already prepared a draft...

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    Moves to scrap unfit vehicles’ reg without effect

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:11am on September 08, 2017

    Bangladesh Road Transport Authority’s initiative to cancel registrations of motor vehicles which did not have their fitness certificates renewed in the past 10 years or...

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    Thousands leave Dhaka ahead of Eid

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:42am on September 01, 2017

    Thousands of people headed to the countryside to celebrate Eid on Thursday, the last working day, rushed to catch buses, launches and trains...

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    Rail link in some northern dists not to be restored before Eid

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:05am on August 29, 2017

    Rail communications of some of the northern districts with rest of the country would not be restored before Eid-ul-Adha, said Bangladesh Railway officials...

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    Potholes vex Eid holidaymakers

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:05am on August 29, 2017

    Highways and roads remain potholed, with many stretches still under water and in some areas washed away, when people pour out of cities on their...

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    Govt bodies agree on draft ridesharing service guideline

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:29am on August 26, 2017

    Different government bodies have agreed on the draft Ridesharing Service Guideline allowing commercial use of private passenger vehicles, including cars and motorcycles...

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    Elevated expressway planned to link three nat’l highways

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:05am on August 25, 2017

    Bangladesh Bridge Authority is working on a plan to construct an elevated expressway to link Dhaka-Aricha, Dhaka-Khulna and Dhaka-Chittagong national highways, officials have said...

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    BR plans double line

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:48am on August 20, 2017

    Bangladesh Railway has planned another line in the single-line Joydebpur-Mymensingh-Jamalpur section to reduce congestion on the line and pressure of population in the capital city,...