As many as 4,166 people have been killed in road accident since January this year, with the month of July witnessing the highest number of causalities, according to Road Safety Foundation.
With less than two weeks left for Eid-ul-Fitr, rundown and faulty launches are being refurbished and repaired to sail on river routes across the country during the huge rush of holidaymakers, ...
The death toll from Sunday's launch accident in the Shitalakkhya River off Narayanganj coast rose to 12, with the recovery of four more bodies on Tuesday
The river police on Tuesday evening postponed the rescue operation in Shitalakkhya river in Narayanganj over capsizing the passenger launch, ML Afsar Uddin
The masters of the inland waterway were operating the cargo, which is blamed to hit the passenger carrying launch ML Afsar Uddin in Shitalakkhya river in Narayanganj
The death toll from the launch capsize in the Shitalakkhya River in Narayanganj after being hit by a cargo vessel rose to seven with the recovery of another body on Monday morning
At least six bodies, including of a three-year-old child, were recovered after launch carrying around 50-60 passengers went down in the Shitalakkhya River after being hit by a cargo vessel near Al ...
The death toll from the launch that capsized in Shitalakkhya River in Narayanganj increased to five with at least 20 passengers still missing.
A launch with at least 30 passengers aboard sank in the Shitalakkhya River after it was hit by a cargo vessel in Narayanganj on Sunday afternoon, killing at least one person.
With about 24,00km of waterways Bangladesh boasts of a wide network river routes. Waterways have been the common, traditional and cheaper mode of transportation for the people here.
A 16-member Citizens’ Investigation Committee has found the negligence of four government officials, four launch owners and four others in the Jhalakathi MV Abhijan-10 fire incident that claimed the ...
The death toll from the Jhalakathi launch inferno rose to 50 with another victim succumbing to her injuries at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery in Dhaka on Tuesday night
Keraniganj Police Station held four people, including the driver and master of MV Farhan-6 launch, at night over trawler capsize in the River Dhaleshwari off the coast of Narayanganj Sadar upazila ...
Although many of the passengers managed to swim ashore or got to the river banks through other vessels, at least 15 of them went missing