Padma Bridge, an extreme and extreme engineering achievement: ASCE President

The ASCE President said that the Padma Bridge demonstrated the ingenuity and determination that Bangladesh represents to the world. ASCE is one of the oldest civil engineering organizations in the world, established in 1852. The organization has over 150,000 members in 177 countries. Maria and her two colleagues from the organization were also very happy […]

Metro Rail: Preparations are being made to stop at all stations

Commuters faced a lot of trouble in buying metro passes due to faulty vending machines. The automated ticket machine at Agargaon station had stopped on the very first day of its operation on 29 December. Later it was removed from the police station. Still, this machine does not work properly many times. A DMTCL source […]

Bangladesh hopes to power first nuclear power plant despite delays

Meanwhile, some experts and members of the public are concerned about safety following the 1986 Chernobyl disaster in Ukraine and the 2011 Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis in Japan. Mohd, a 30-year-old waiter at a restaurant opposite Rooppur nuclear plant. Millen said, “I don’t want to imagine what could happen in the unlikely event of an […]

PM Hasina to increase purchasing power of people, expand domestic market

Referring to Bangladesh’s good geographical position, he said, “We can communicate with East, West, North and South.” Taking this opportunity, “we can produce, trade, export our products and develop our service areas and bring in tourists. Huge opportunities lie ahead of us,” she said. “Really we want to build our country,” she said. Sheikh Hasina, […]

Bangladesh received $ 10.49 billion inward remittances in July-December

As per the UNB report, Bangladesh is set to receive USD 1.7 billion inward remittance through banking channel in December 2022, which is 4.23 per cent higher than the same month last year. According to the latest Bangladesh Bank report released on Sunday, expatriates sent home $1.59 billion through legal channels in November. The central […]

Lanterns that fell from the sky disrupted Dhaka Metro Rail services for two hours

Metro rail operations in Dhaka were suspended for two hours as a precautionary measure after several sky lanterns left by people on New Year’s Eve clung to electric wires. Operations resumed around 10 am on Sunday after the lines were cleared by the authorities. Addressing the matter, Dhaka Mass Transit Company Managing Director MAN Siddiqui […]