• Saturday, Nov 27, 2021
  • Last Update : 08:06 pm
30,000 litres of oil spilt from ferry...

Oil spilt from Amanat Shah threatens...

Nation

Wed, Nov 10 2021

The spill has put the aquatic lives at risk, says a BIWTA official

Padma boat tragedy: Death toll rises...

Padma boat tragedy: Death toll rises...

Nation

Mon, Oct 4 2021

Three people still remain missing

Boat capsize in Padma leaves 4

Boat capsize in Padma leaves 4

Nation

Wed, Sep 29 2021

Deceased include three children; several others still missing

Bangladesh’s ilish goes to India ahead...

Ilish export to India begins ahead of...

Foreign Affairs

Thu, Sep 23 2021

Demand for Bangladeshi ilish spikes in Indian states like West Bengal during Durga Puja

Goalanda fisherman earns Tk25,000 with...

Huge 18.2kg Catla sells at

Nation

Sat, Sep 18 2021

Gurudev and his men caught the giant Catla and later auctioned it off for a large sum

Girl jumps into river as boyfriend attempts...

Girl jumps into river to escape...

Nation

Tue, Sep 14 2021

The accused, 17, has been arrested in the case filed by the girl 

Padma Bridge roadway slab installation...

Final roadway slab installed on Padma...

Bangladesh

Mon, Aug 23 2021

Vehicles will able to ply on the 6.15km-bridge after the slabs are paved with asphalt

30,000 people stranded as flood hits...

30,000 stranded as flood hits...

Nation

Sun, Aug 22 2021

The stranded people are receiving aids

Padma crosses danger marks; flood likely...

Padma crosses danger marks; flood likely...

Nation

Fri, Aug 20 2021

Meanwhile, in Faridpur, low lying areas in the 13 unions of five upazilas have been flooded, destroying...

Strong current: Commuters to suffer...

Ferry service: Commuters suffering for...

Nation

Thu, Aug 19 2021

Some passengers were seen crossing the river on launches and trawlers

BIWTA calls on passengers to avoid Shimulia...

BIWTA urges people to avoid Shimulia...

Nation

Sat, Aug 14 2021

The call comes after commuters narrowly escaping a ferry crash into a pier of the Padma Bridge

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

Mighty Padma strikes school in...

Mighty Padma strikes school in...

Nation

Sat, Aug 7 2021

The local administration and the education department are now looking for a new location to rebuild the...

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

Padma tragedy: Speedboat pilot was on...

'Speedboat pilot was on drugs'

Nation

Fri, May 7 2021

26 people died after a speedboat rammed into a sand carrier on the Padma River on May 3

MAKING HAY WHILE THE SUN SHINES

MAKING HAY WHILE THE SUN SHINES

Business

Sun, Feb 14 2021

Fishing boats that plied the Padma river previously have now turned to ferry tourists who arrive at the...

Microbus plunges into Padma at Paturia...

Microbus plunges into Padma at Paturia...

Nation

Thu, Jan 21 2021

The passengers of the microbus were rescued safely

Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia...

Paturia-Daulatdia ferry services resume...

Nation

Mon, Jan 18 2021

More than 600 vehicles carrying passengers and goods wait on both sides to cross the river

Launch passengers, including river police...

Launch passengers robbed in broad daylight...

Nation

Mon, Dec 21 2020

Around 18 robbers took the launch master (captain of the boat) hostage at gunpoint and looted cash, gold...

‘Completion of Padma Bridge to boost...

‘Completion of Padma Bridge to boost...

Development

Sat, Dec 12 2020

The main structure of 6.15km Padma Bridge became fully visible on Thursday with the installation of its...

2 students go missing as boat capsizes...

2 students go missing as boat capsizes...

Nation

Fri, Sep 25 2020

The missing students were identified as Sadia Islam Suchona (22), a student of a private university,...