Saturday, 15 May 2021
Pandemic 'seriously affected' one-fifth of Belt and Road projects: China
About 20 per cent of projects under China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative to link Asia, Europe and beyond have been "seriously affected" by the coronavirus pandemic, an official from China's ...
20 Jun 2020, 12:11
No protest over road transport act till 30 June: Shahjahan Khan
Urging the government to remove ‘flaws’ from the Road Transport Act within 30 June next year, Bangladesh Road Transport Workers Federation president Shajahan Khan has said they will refrain from ...
24 Nov 2019, 09:49
Nirapad Sarak Chai launches road safety campaign
Nirapad Sarak Chai (Nischa) on Tuesday launched a-month-long programme demanding safer roads, reports UNB.Ilias Kanchan, founder and chairman of Nischa, inaugurated the programme at a press ...
02 Oct 2019, 09:04
ADB to provide around $5b to Bangladesh
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide around $ 5 billion to Bangladesh for 2020-2022, aiming to further strengthen its partnership to promote rapid, inclusive and sustainable growth in the ...
13 Sep 2019, 21:33
Pakistan rethinks Chinese 'Silk Road' projects fearing debt trap
After lengthy delays, an $8.2 billion revamp of a colonial-era rail line snaking from the Arabian Sea to the foothills of the Hindu Kush has become a test of Pakistan’s ability to rethink ...
01 Oct 2018, 13:12
12 pvt univ students denied bail
A Dhaka court on Thursday denied bail to 12 private university students accused in two cases filed over vandalism and attacks on police during the student movement demanding road safety, reports ...
16 Aug 2018, 16:55
Polish town strains under China's Silk Road train boom
When cargo trains from China began arriving at the Polish border town of Malaszewicze almost a decade ago, they were considered a novelty - able to ship laptops and cars to Europe in as little as two ...
28 Jun 2018, 12:46