Even though the ferry services had been suspended since the start of the lockdown, authorities changed their decision on Monday afternoon. However, the services were suspended again only after a few...
Earlier, the government suspended daytime ferry services to curb the spread of Covid-19
Meanwhile, police patrols were seen at the entrances of Dhaka-Mawa Expressway, Mawa Crossroads, and Shimulia Ghat.
Ferry masters say the lights make no difference as they cannot penetrate the dense fog
Due to heavy fog, the Paturia-Daulatdia route was closed for a total of 12 hours from Tuesday 09:45 pm to 10:15 am on Wednesday
The suspension order was lifted around 8:30am after the visibility improved
The authorities of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) suspended the services to avoid accidents as the ferry's marking light has dimmed down as a result of thick fog
The journey from Bhola Ilisha Ghat to Mojuchowdhuryhat in Lakshmipur Sadar upazila is a troublesome experience for the passengers as ferries and launches remain stuck in the river for several hours...
There are a total of 19 ferries of large and small sizes. Off them, six ferries have been sent for repair leading to a shortage of ferries on the route.
The terminal-3, a mosque, a shop and adjacent swathes went into the gorge of the Padma River around 1:30 pm, forcing the authority to suspend ferry services
Ferry services for goods-laden trucks and covered vans, except those carrying daily essentials and sacrificial animals, across the country will remain suspended for nine days
Court directives sought on action against Joint Secretary Abdus Sabur Mondal and the ferry manager.
The boy breathed his last due to excessive bleeding in the brain as the ambulance was waiting on the ferry