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    Risky bailey bridges still in operation in Bangladesh

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:59pm on January 12, 2021

    The temporary steel deck bailey bridges under the Roads and Highways Department are still in operation across the country despite risks of fatal accidents. These...

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    Bangladesh Bridge Authority rejects proposed toll hikes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on November 20, 2020

    The board members of the Bangladesh Bridge Authority on Thursday rejected recommendations for a 45 per cent increase in toll fees on an average for...

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    London Bridge attacker was of Pakistan origin

    Reuters. London | Updated at 10:51pm on November 30, 2019

    Nine years before Usman Khan killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge, he was overheard by British security services discussing how to...

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    UK police shoot one at London Bridge after stabbing

    Reuters . London | Updated at 09:12pm on November 29, 2019

    British police shot a man on Friday after a stabbing in the London Bridge area, a security source told Reuters. Videos and photographs on Twitter...

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    The bridge that spans the world

    Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:00am on November 26, 2019

    THE Belt and Road Initiative, also called the New Silk Road, is based on a 2,100-year-old trade route between the Middle East and Eastern Asia,...

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    Former enclave people want bridge on canal

    Rezaul Karim . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:12am on October 23, 2019

    The inhabitants of former enclave of Banshpachai in Lalmonirhat have long been waiting to have a bridge constructed on a canal which keeps the village...

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    Teesta rail bridge turns dangerous

    United News of Bangladesh . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:16am on September 24, 2019

    Nearly 90 years past its expiry date, the Teesta rail bridge, connecting Lalmonirhat and Kurigram, continues to be in operation with its pitiable state. The...

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    Lebukhali bridge worker crushed under trolley

    Our Correspondent . Patuakhali | Updated at 12:11am on August 21, 2019

    A construction worker was killed as he was crushed under a trolley at the construction site of a bridge over Payra River at Lebukhali of...

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    Bridge to remain shut on Dhaka-Rangpur highway on Eid day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:32pm on August 08, 2019

    Movement of vehicles through Damdama Bridge on Dhaka-Rangpur national highway would remain suspended for eight hours from 10:00PM Monday to 6:00am Tuesday for...

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    2nd Kanchpur, Meghna, Gumti bridges to be opened before Eid

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:44pm on May 15, 2019

    All the three new bridges — 2nd Kanchpur, Meghna and Gumti — will be opened to traffic before the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr. Finance minister AHM Mustafa...