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ED: Capsizes cannot be our norm

ED: Capsizes cannot be our norm

Editorial

Thu, Oct 28 2021

At the core of it all is a culture of gross negligence and disregard

Now ferry hits span of Padma

Now ferry hits span of Padma

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 31 2021

The ferry Birshreshtha Jahangir was going from Shimulia to Paturia Ghat when its mast hit the 1-B span...

Majhirghat-Shimulia ferry services to...

Ferries on Majhirghat-Shimulia route...

Nation

Thu, Aug 26 2021

Ferries at the widely used Shimulia-Banglabazar have remained suspended since August 13

Ferry ploughs into Padma Bridge pillar,...

Padma Bridge pillar hit by ferry...

Nation

Fri, Aug 13 2021

The third incident of a ferry hitting the bridge in two weeks

Heavy vehicles banned from boarding...

No heavy vehicles allowed on ferries...

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 10 2021

The ban will be effective until the tide of the Padma River is brought under control

Ferry hits pillar of Padma Bridge...

Ferry hits pillar of Padma Bridge...

Nation

Mon, Aug 9 2021

Previously, two ferries hit the pillars of the bridge on two other occasions 

Launch, ferry services suspended from...

Launch, ferry services suspended from...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jul 22 2021

Strict shutdown across the country from Friday morning till August 5 midnight

Bangladesh prepares for 2nd Eid-ul-Azha...

Bangladesh prepares for 2nd Eid-ul-Azha...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jul 19 2021

Health rule violations continue to run rampant at cattle markets, during holiday rush home

Eid-ul-Azha: Rush continues at Shimulia...

Eid-ul-Azha: Rush continues at Shimulia...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jul 18 2021

Strong currents slowing ferry trips

Joyful Eid becomes hell for Rifat after...

An Eid without the mother

Nation

Fri, May 14 2021

Five people were killed and over 50 others injured in the stampedes last Wednesday, leaving many...

Microbus falls into Padma, driver...

Microbus falls into Padma, driver...

Nation

Tue, May 11 2021

The microbus heading towards Dhaka fell into the Padma River while getting on a ferry

Homebound rush eases at Shimulia ferry...

Homebound rush eases at Shimulia ferry...

Nation

Tue, May 11 2021

Commuters finding it much more convenient to cross the Padma River with 12 ferries operating on the Shimulia-Banglabazar...

Ferry service suspended at Shimulia...

Ferry service suspended at Shimulia...

Nation

Sun, May 9 2021

A total of 18 trawlers have been seized by naval police from different areas since morning

Home-goers remain indifferent to travel...

Home-goers indifferent to travel...

Dhaka

Sat, May 8 2021

Experts surprised by lax enforcement of restrictions by government

In pictures: Chaos reigns as authorities...

In pictures: Chaos reigns as authorities...

Image Gallery

Sat, May 8 2021

Amid a mad rush of holidaymakers, ferry services on busy Paturia-Daulatdia and Shimulia-Banglabazar routes...

Ferry catches fire in mid-river: 5-member...

Ferry catches fire in mid-river: Probe...

Nation

Fri, Apr 9 2021

The committee has been asked to submit its report within seven working days

Aricha-Kazirhat ferry services resume...

Aricha-Kazirhat ferry services resume...

Nation

Sat, Feb 27 2021

Ferry services on the Aricha-Kazirhat route remained suspended since 2001 due to poor navigability

Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia...

Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia...

Nation

Mon, Jan 25 2021

Four ferries with passengers and vehicles remain anchored in the middle of Padma River

Ferry services resume on Paturia-Daulatdia...

Ferry services resume on Paturia-Daulatdia...

Nation

Tue, Jan 19 2021

Suspension of ferry services due to poor visibility is a common occurrence during winter in...

Ferry services resume on Paturia-Daulatdia...

Paturia-Daulatdia ferries resume after...

Nation

Thu, Dec 10 2020

The disruption of ferry movement has been continuing on this route for five consecutive days

Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia...

Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia...

Nation

Mon, Dec 7 2020

Five ferries with 600 vehicles got stuck in the middle of the Padma River