Shahin Akhter

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    Most motorbikes breach law, risk accident

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:40pm on November 29, 2020

    As motorcycles have outnumbered all other modes of transport across the country, the two-wheelers are also making roads unsafe due to desperate driving and rampant breaches...

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    Railway for doubling cost, extending time   

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:22am on November 26, 2020

    Bangladesh Railway on Wednesday approved a proposal for increasing cost and extending the deadline of a project to turn the Dhaka-Narayanganj railway route into a...

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    45pc toll hike proposed

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:03am on November 19, 2020

    Bangladesh Bridge Authority recommends a 45 per cent increase in toll fees on an average for using the Bangabandhu Bridge on the river Jamuna and...

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    New route for ferry between Shimulia, Kathalbari

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:45am on November 17, 2020

    Though the authorities opened a new route for ferry movement on the Shimulia-Kathalbari water channel in the river Padma on November 5, disruptions in communications...

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    Parking space crisis cripples city traffic movement

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:02am on October 24, 2020

    The acute crisis of parking spaces is a major reason for the nagging traffic congestions in the capital while urban planners say that more off-street...

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    Depression disrupts normal life

    Emran Hossain and Shahin Akhter with Ferdous Ara in Chattogram | Updated at 11:41pm on October 23, 2020

    Heavy rain and squalls caused by a depression that moved inland around Friday noon hampered normal life across the country, disrupting road and river communications....

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    Padma bridge rail link redesign rejected

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:20am on October 23, 2020

    The bridges authorities did not accept the rectified design of the Padma Bridge Rail Link project sent by the railways authorities after the detection of...

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    No system yet for drivers’ drug test

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:12am on October 23, 2020

    The authorities have not yet introduced a regular and universal system to carry out drug tests on drivers in defiance of a High Court directive...

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    Road safety still far off

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:09pm on October 21, 2020

    The government is set to observe the National Safe Road Day 2020 today amid the never-ending chaos on roads in the capital as well as...

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    Easy bikes keep running on Dhaka roads

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:57pm on October 16, 2020

    Unregistered battery-run three-wheelers ‘easy bikes’ continue to run on the Dhaka city roads defying repeated ban imposed by the authorities to avoid possible fatal accidents....