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    Govt signs $142m loan agreements with ADB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:48am on July 01, 2020

    The Asian Development Bank would finance $142 million to expand rural road networks and to promote multimodal transport in Bangladesh. The Economic Relation Division on Tuesday...

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    Ferry owners threaten strike if fares not hiked by June 27

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:54am on June 21, 2020

    The owners threaten to stop plying all launches if the authorities did not meet their demand of a 50 per cent increase in launch fares...

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    Transport, communication sector gets highest allocation

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:15am on June 12, 2020

    The allocation for the transport and communication sector in the development budget in the proposed national budget for 2020-21 fiscal was the highest for the...

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    Shimulia-Kathalbari route to be closed today for Padma Bridge construction

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:32pm on June 08, 2020

    Movement of all vessels and water transports will remain close on the Shimulia-Kathalbari channel for eight hours on Tuesday as the 31st span of the...

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    Social distancing on launches still ignored

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on June 07, 2020

    Directives for maintaining social distancing on passengers launches continued to be ignored on Saturday even after a week of resuming the water transport service. Most...

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    PPE, rations demanded for transport workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on June 06, 2020

    Road transport workers on Saturday demanded personal protective equipment, treatment and compensation during the COVID-19 outbreak situation. In a press release, Bangladesh Road Transport Workers...

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    1,500 transport workers sued in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:58am on June 04, 2020

    Some 1,500 transport workers were sued in Sylhet for assaulting law enforcement personnel during a series of clashes between two groups of workers in the...

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    Public transports violating health safety, minister warns of actions

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 03:56pm on June 03, 2020

    Public buses and passenger-laden launches could become epicentres of coronavirus proliferation if the transport workers and passengers continued to ignore the health regulations, especially social...

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    30 injured as transport workers clash in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 07:03pm on June 02, 2020

    At least 30 people were injured in an hour long clash between two groups of transport workers in Sylhet on Tuesday afternoon while tension prevailed...

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    Offices, transports reopen in Bangladesh amid virus scare

    Mustafizur Rahman and Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:42pm on May 31, 2020

    The government and private offices reopened on Sunday on a limited scale over two months after the nationwide shutdown began amid fears of further increase...