Dhaka, May 3 : A six-member committee was formed on Monday to investigate the speedboat capsize in the Padma River that claimed the lives of 26 people in Shibchar upazila of Madaripur district.
26 dead as speedboat sinks in Padma after hitting bulkhead
At least 26 people died when a speedboat sank in the Padma River near Kathalbari Ferry ghat in Shibchar Upazila of Madaripur district on Monday.
Omera Gas along with Padma, Meghna, Jamuna to supply LPG
Omera Gas One Ltd, a subsidiary of East Coast Group, has signed separate deals with Meghna, Jamuna and Padma oil companies to set up auto gas stations and supply LPG across the country, aiming to ease people’s sufferings in converting…
Padma devours SESDP Model High School in Madaripur
Madaripur, July 24 – A three-storey school building was gobbled up by the swelling Padma River on Thursday afternoon at Nuruddin Madborkandi in Shibchar Upazila of Madaripur.
Homegoing Bid: Thousands gather at Mawa ghat to cross Padma
Several thousand people gathered at Mawa ferry terminal on Tuesday morning in their desperate bid to cross the Padma River although ferry services remained suspended.
27th span of Padma Bridge visible
The 27th span of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge was installed at Zazira point in Shariatpur today, making 4.05 km out of the total 6.15 km bridge visible. “The 27th span of the bridge was installed on the pillar number 27…
Padma boats capsize death toll climbs to 3
The bodies of two people who went missing after two boats capsized in the Padma River on Friday was recovered on Saturday, raising the death toll from the incidents to three.
Padma trawler capsize: 2 bodies recovered
Dhaka, Dec 22 – The bodies of two workers, who remained missing after a stone-laden trawler sank in the Padma River at Debgram Kawaljani in Goalanda Upazila of Rajbari district on Friday afternoon, were recovered on Sunday.
Padma bank erosion makes Shariatpur villagers relocate houses
Dhaka, Sept 27 – The river erosion has begun once again in Naria Upazila of Shariatpur by breaking a portion of embankment at right bank of Padma River at Naria-Janjira point devouring at least 12 homes and a mosque of…
‘Opponents of Padma Bridge with local financing WB agents’
President of Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA) Dr Abul Barkat on Monday said those opposing the construction of Padma Bridge, the country’s largest-ever infrastructure project, with own funding are World Bank agents.