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Dhaka struggling to restore traffic discipline

Dhaka, March 20 -- Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, one of the world's most densely populated cities, is struggling to bring back discipline on its streets. Violation of traffic rules, reckless driving an... Read More


Ministerial enclave to have multi-storey buildings to accommodate more: Minister

Dhaka, March 15 -- In an effort to check land wastage, the government has taken an initiative to build multi-storey buildings after demolishing luxurious two-storey ones allotted to ministers and high... Read More


Bangabandhu Int'l Airport to be built near Dhaka

Dhaka, March 11 -- The Bangabandhu International Airport will be constructed near the capital instead of the previously fixed location in Madaripur-Shariatpur region. Civil Aviation and Tourism Minis... Read More


Can Bangladesh stop torrent of illegal phones?

Dhaka, March 10 -- Stopping the illegal import of mobile phones has become a major challenge for Bangladeshi policymakers as it is depriving the country of a staggering Tk 1,200 crore in revenue every... Read More


Security at all airports tightened after 'Biman aircraft hijacking bid'

Dhaka, March 8 -- Amid concerns over the airport security after the alleged attempt to hijack a Biman aircraft, the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (Caab) has taken measures at all airports in ... Read More


Manpower shortage hits railway services, expansion plan

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- The long-drawn manpower crisis in Bangladesh Railway, the largest public transport sector, is not only hampering its services but also the government plan to split it into four zones ... Read More


Why farmers in Bangladesh waste 800 liters of water to produce 1 kg of paddy

Dhaka, Jan. 12 -- Farmers across the country are misusing some 800 liters of water in producing each kilogram of paddy. Even though it is possible to produce 1 kg of paddy using 2,500 liters of water,... Read More