Dhaka, May 3 : The ongoing lockdown will continue until May 16 while the intra-district public transport services will be allowed to resume from May 6.
Transport owners demand resumption of bus services
Bangladesh Road Transport Owners Association has urged the government to resume bus services maintaining health rules amid the ongoing lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Govt allows public transport to operate during lockdown
The government has decided to allow public transport services to resume operations in city corporation areas from Wednesday as the country passes a weeklong lockdown enforced to curb Coronavirus transmission.
61-day ban on BD delicacy hilsa catching, transport begins
A two-month government ban on catching, selling, hoarding and transporting hilsa began on Sunday midnight with a view to boost its production.
Previous public transport fares from Sept 1: Quader
Dhaka, Aug 29: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Sunday said the government has decided to reinstate the previous fare for public transports on conditions from September 1, instead of the fare adjusted in the wake of coronavirus outbreak,…
Jatri Kalyan Samity against transport fare hike
Jatri Kalyan Samity, a passengers’ welfare organisation insisted on not hiking the fares of public transports and urged government to reduce oil price and prevent extortion in transport section amid coronavirus pandemic. The organisation’s Secretary General Mozammel Haque came up…
PM asks Railway to transport goods across country
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked Bangladesh Railway to transport goods across the country strengthening its luggage-van services during this ongoing crisis caused by novel coronavirus outbreak.
Uber gets Bangladesh Road Transport Authority certificate
Dhaka, Publish Date – December 05, 2019 – Uber was granted its Ridesharing Service Provider Enlistment Certificate by the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) on Wednesday.
Water transport workers go on indefinite strike
Thousands of people suffered as water transport workers went on an indefinite strike across the country from Friday midnight to press home their 11-point demand, including increasing wages.
Water transport workers on indefinite strike for wage hike
Dhaka, Nov 29 – Water transport workers announced an indefinite strike across the country from Friday midnight to press home their 11-point demand.
Bangladesh Water transport workers’ withdraw strike
Dhaka, Nov 28 – Following a meeting with State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian at the ministry on Wednesday night, water transport workers who had declared a strike on Tuesday night withdrew their strike programme.
Transport strike halts Faridpur river port activities
Activities at Faridpur river port came to a grinding halt as the district’s truck workers refrained from transporting goods protesting against implementation of the Road Transport Act.
Assured, owners and workers withdraw road transport strike
Dhaka, Nov 21 – Agitating road transport owners and workers withdrew their strike early Thursday after the government assured them of considering their reasonable demands.
3 policemen suspended for mother hilsa illegal transport
Three policemen were suspended on Wednesday night for transporting mother Hilsa defying a government ban.
Cyclone ‘Fani’: BIWTA suspends water transport
Dhaka – The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) on Thursday suspended the operation of all types of water transports across the country due to formation of cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ over the Bay. The movement of launches, ferries and speedboats…
3 KM tailback at Dhaka-Ctg highway
A three-km long tailback was created on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway on Friday morning after a truck went out of order on the Meghna Bridge in Gazaria upazila, causing immense sufferings to the commuters. In-charge of Bhaberchar Police Camp sub-inspector M Kamruzzaman…
Metro rail project will sat in Feb ’16: Quader
Expressing that the metro rail project is in progress, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said the government is hoping to start the physical work on the mega project in February 2016.
Lighterage vessel workers on strike pressing cruise security
Bangladesh Lighterage Sramik Union, an association of the lighterage vessel workers, went on an indefinite strike across the country on Saturday to press home their several demands, including security waterways. Abu Taher, president of the union, announced the strike from…
Transport owners call strike in Sylhet div from Tuesday
Sylhet Division Road Transport Owner-Worker Action Council will enforce an indefinite transport strike in the division on Tuesday to press home their seven-point demand. The announcement came at a press conference held at a city hotel on Saturday afternoon.
Sylhet transport strike withdrawn
Transport workers withdrew their indefinite strike in Sylhet district on Saturday afternoon following a discussion with district officials and the mayor of Sylhet City Corporation. Earlier in the morning, they enforced the transport strike in the district protesting against an…