Dhaka traffic

Rethinking our lifestyles

Let's face the facts. We inhabit an uninhabitable city. Dhaka is on the verge of demise, surviving on life support or sheer stubborn will power

Traffic congestion at Jatrabari, Dhaka

How to bring order to Dhaka streets

Perennial anarchy on the Dhaka city streets is not a new issue. It does not require a microscope to see it. It is quite visible. But the question is, how can the sufferings of the city dwellers be ...

Police controlling traffic

Four terminals at Dhaka’s entry points

No inter-district bus to enter capital: Mayor Taposh

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has taken a set of measures including revival of naval routes, construction of new roads and modernization of existing traffic system in coordination with the ...

No inter-district bus to enter capital: Mayor Taposh

Tongi bridge closed to traffic in one direction due to sinkhole

The movement of vehicles through the Dhaka-bound lane of the Tongi bridge on the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway has been halted since Thursday night as a sinkhole was spotted on Tongi bridge.

A fire guts twelve godawns at Tongi in Gazipur

Overhauling Dhaka's bus service, a big step towards sustainable mobility

The much-awaited trial run of a new city bus service in a small corridor of Dhaka will begin on 1 December, under an ambitious project that aims to eventually put in place an effective public ...

A man gets off a bus in the middle of the road with a moving bus in the back in Bangla Motor area in Dhaka.

Trafficked to India 2 years ago, 12 teenage girls return home from jail

Twelve Bangladeshi teenage girls, who were trafficked to India with fake job promises, returned home on Thursday evening after serving two years of jail term in India for illegal entry

Map of Benapole

Setting own motorcycle on fire

'I ride motorcycle all day, but app company takes 25pc of the money'

Shawkat Ali was doing well with his earnings from the sanitary product business. However, he was forced to wrap up his business due to the pandemic. He incurred a loss of Tk 900,000.

'I ride motorcycle all day, but app company takes 25pc of the money'

Traffic jam

Tax to be imposed for driving cars in upscale areas: Mayor Atiqul

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayor Atiqul Islam has said people would need to pay an additional tax to drive personal cars in elite areas like Gulshan-Baridhara of the capital from now on

DNCC mayor Atiqul Islam addressing an event organised on the accession of world private car free day

Preparations must be taken to ensure success of metro rail

Bangladesh enters a new era of metro rail with its trial operations from Uttara to Pallabi in the capital on Sunday. The metro rail services are expected to start its commercial operations in ...


Dhaka elevated expressway

Crucial project being implemented slowly

The Dhaka elevated expressway project envisioned to reduce traffic congestion in the capital Dhaka is running very slowly, Prothom Alo investigations have found

Only 28 per cent of Dhaka elevated expressway has been completed in ten years. The picture is taken from the airport area on 13 July 2021.
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