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Tracking progress

Tracking progress

Editorial

Sun, Jun 16 2019

A modern, high-speed railway system would prove instrumental in catalyzing productivity

Complaints of noise fall on deaf...

Complaints of noise fall on deaf...

D2

Wed, Jun 12 2019

Loud construction at night causes disquiet in Dhaka as no one takes responsibility

Delaying the inevitable

Delaying the inevitable

Mahmudur Rahman

Thu, Apr 25 2019

How will we prevent another disaster from taking place?

Rana Plaza six years on

Rana Plaza six years on

Editorial

Wed, Apr 24 2019

It is important to acknowledge that unethical construction practices is a widespread problem

Up in flames

Up in flames

Sabrina Zarin

Sun, Apr 21 2019

Everyone has a duty to be aware of fire safety

Egypt parliament to vote on extending...

Egypt parliament to vote on extending...

Middle East

Tue, Apr 16 2019

It includes changing Article 140 of the constitution to allow the Egyptian president to extend his current...

HC bars DSCC bid to construct floor...

HC bars DSCC bid to construct floor...

Court

Thu, Feb 14 2019

In January 2018, the DSCC decided to construct 178 shops on New Market's roof using metal...

Bigger is not always better

Bigger is not always better

Shishir Reza

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Are more high-rises really the answer to Dhaka’s problems? 

Ecnec approves five projects to develop...

Ecnec approves five projects to develop...

Development

Wed, May 30 2018

Thirteen projects involving Tk9,518 crore have been cleared in total

Petrol pump construction victims’ families...

Petrol pump construction victims’ families...

Nation

Fri, Mar 9 2018

Three construction workers were killed and six more injured when the roof they were constructing caved...

Bangladesh all set to join nuclear...

Bangladesh all set to join nuclear...

Power & Energy

Tue, Nov 28 2017

Rooppur nuclear power plant main phase construction set to start tomorrow

Construction solution provider Axis...

Construction solution provider Axis...

Dhaka

Sun, Nov 19 2017

Axis says it will reduce time and cost of the development of infrastructure projects using powerful and...

Padma Bridge's first span installation...

Padma Bridge's first span installation...

Development

Fri, Sep 29 2017

This will be the maiden visible part of the bridge

Making the metro a reality

Making the metro a reality

Editorial

Wed, Aug 2 2017

If we can make the metro a reality, our capital may finally get some breathing space

Khagrachhari-Tripura bridge work to...

Khagrachhari-Tripura bridge work to...

Development

Sun, Jun 18 2017

The construction was initiated 10 years ago but will materialise now

Three workers plummet to death in Bailey...

Three workers plummet to death in Bailey...

Dhaka

Tue, Jun 6 2017

Three men were working on an elevator scaffolding when it collapsed at around 3pm.

Death in development

Death in development

AKM Wahiduzzaman

Mon, Mar 20 2017

The cost of ‘development’ is dear

Narail school building resorts to bamboo...

Narail school building resorts to bamboo...

Nation

Sun, Mar 5 2017

Bamboo is used as a surrogate for metal bars and rods for construction in many parts of rural...

Construction work unearths wartime guns...

Construction work unearths wartime guns...

Nation

Sun, Feb 19 2017

A construction work revealed 24 round, six grenades, 10 LMGs and three SMG magazines in Gokul village...

Bangladesh signs MoU with China on Payra...

Bangladesh signs MoU with China on Payra...

Bangladesh

Fri, Dec 9 2016

Bangladesh has inked 2 memorandums of understanding (MoU) worth $600 million with two Chinese companies...

Jica to invest in second Metro

Jica to invest in second Metro

Development

Thu, Dec 8 2016

Jica is set to finance the second metro rail as part of the MRT