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Reducing oil prices would benefit economy

The prices of fuel oil have dipped to a record low due to lockdowns imposed across the world amid coronavirus outbreak. According to the latest statistics, each barrel oil is being sold at $22 to ...

An oilfield worker walks past an oil sands facility in Alberta, 3 November 2011.

Autorickshaw, tempo workers ‘not getting food aid’

An organisation of autorickshaw and tempo workers said its members are not getting food aid from the district administrations although the disaster management and relief ministry in a letter on 29 ...

Autorickshaw, tempo workers ‘not getting food aid’

Transport workers have nowhere to eat on the highways

The transport workers are now responsible for ensuring a steady supply of food to the cities. Yet eateries along the highway are all closed down and the transport workers have a hard time getting a ...

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Women can be better drivers than men

Busting a common myth that women are bad at wheels, researchers now say that male drivers are more dangerous on the road and are also more likely to drive more dangerous types of vehicles.

A woman drives with a mask on as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Manchester, Britain, 23 March 2020.

‘Stand by 9m jobless transport workers’

Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity has urged the transport leaders to stand by 9 million workers who have become jobless amid coronavirus shutdown.

‘Stand by 9m jobless transport workers’

‘COVID-19: Bus, train, launch services to be halted’

As public transport and mass gatherings pose a high risk for Covid-19 transmission, the government will consider suspension of bus, train and launch services in the country if the coronavirus ...

‘COVID-19: Bus, train, launch services to be halted’

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Guidelines required to prevent coronavirus

As the World Health Organization (WHO) issued the highest level of alarm across the world over coronavirus, the Bangladesh government said it had all the preparations and capacity required to prevent ...

Guidelines required to prevent coronavirus

Leaders call for saving transport sector from extortion

The leaders of Bangladesh Auto-Rickshaw Auto-Tempo Transport Workers’ Federation (BAATWF) on Friday urged the government to save the transport sector from ‘extortion by police and political ...

Leaders call for saving transport sector from extortion

Transport owners operate buses during Sunday’s hartal

Bangladesh Road Transport Owners' Association operates their vehicles during the shutdown, reports UNB."We don't accept the hartal as BNP enforces it to create anarchy in the city," Enayet Ullah, the ...

Transport owners operate buses during Sunday’s hartal

Goods transport strike in Sylhet called off

The indefinite strike of the District Truck, Pick-up and Covered Van Workers Union was called off on Tuesday, reports UNB.The decision was taken at the local office of District Truck Pick-up Covered ...

Goods transport strike in Sylhet called off
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