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    Bus service franchise move stalled

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:54pm on September 11, 2020

    Chaos in Dhaka city bus services continues with extreme competition among buses running on the same routes while plan to rationalise the bus routes by...

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    Sufferings continue on major water routes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on September 03, 2020

    Transport workers and passengers continued to suffer on the country’s south-western routes for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday while crossing the river Padma by...

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    Suffering grows as crossing Padma becomes a hurdle

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on September 01, 2020

    Passengers and transport workers on south-western routes continued to suffer for the second consecutive day on Monday while crossing the river Padma by major water...

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    Transport leaders push for reduction of punishment

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:22am on August 20, 2020

    Bangladesh Road Transport Workers’ Federation on Wednesday urged a ministerial committee to amend some sections of the Road Transport Act for reducing punishments. The members...

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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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