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Hezafat-e-Islam leader Mamunul Haque placed on seven-day remand

Lockdown extended by seven more days

Case against Nur for saying 'those who support Awami League are not Muslims'

I understand there is a problem, but life first: Chief Justice

Covid patients dying quickly

Police to issue Movement Pass during lockdown

Dhaka, April 13: From April 14, the Bangladesh Police has made arrangements for the movement pass for those who need to go out exclusively within the seven-day ban. This pass holder will be able to move on the road without any hindrance.

Domestic flights suspended until April 20

Dhaka, April 12: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued a notification extending the suspension of flights on all domestic routes till April 20. A notification was issued on Sunday (April 11) signed by CAAB (Flight Standards and Regulation) member group Captain Chowdhury M Ziaul Kabir.

International flight operations to be stopped from Wednesday

Dhaka, April 12: A seven-day lockdown will begin on Wednesday, April 14, across the country to prevent the spread of the pandemic coronavirus. At this time, domestic flights as well as international flights will be closed. The decision was taken at an inter-ministerial meeting on Sunday (April 11).

US cautions citizens against travelling to Bangladesh as Covid cases swell

Dhaka, April 9: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning to US citizens against visiting Bangladesh in view of the rising coronavirus infection situation. The CDC issued the warning on its website on Thursday.

Public transport to run in all cities from today

Dhaka, April 7: Public transport will run in all city corporation areas of the country, including Dhaka, from Wednesday (April 7). Public transport will operate in the city area from 6 am to 6 pm, said Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader in a video message from his official residence on Tuesday (April 6).

UK bans entry of Bangladeshi tourists

Dhaka, April 3: The United Kingdom has red-listed Bangladesh, Pakistan, Kenya and the Philippines due to an increase in coronavirus infections. As a result, citizens of these countries have been barred from entering the UK. The ban will take effect from April 9.

BRTC to use 60 double-decker buses to solve public transport crisis

Dhaka, April 3: Public transport is transporting 50 percent passengers while leaving seats vacant to prevent coronavirus infection. It is also taking 60 percent more fare from the passengers and due to the crisis of public transport, people are suffering. In such a situation, Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) is preparing to unload 60 double-decker buses.

Authorities close zoos as Covid cases worsen

Dhaka, April 2: The Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock has decided to close the National Zoo in Mirpur and Rangpur Zoo in the capital due to the outbreak of the epidemic coronavirus. Iftekhar Hossain, the ministry's public relations officer, said on Friday (April 2nd) morning that the Bangladesh National Zoo and Rangpur Zoo in Dhaka's Mirpur would remain closed to visitors until further notice to prevent corona infection.

Entry of passengers from UK, Europe and 12 other countries banned in Bangladesh as Covid cases surge

Dhaka, April 2: Bangladesh will ban entry of passengers from Europe and 12 other countries besides the United Kingdom from April 3 to curb the resurgence of the coronavirus. The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) said in a statement on Thursday.

Tourist centres in three hilly districts closed

Dhaka, April 1: The concerned administration has decided to close all the tourist centers in Bandarban and Khagrachhari due to the increase in coronavirus infection in the country. Earlier, a similar announcement came from Rangamati.

Bike taxis banned for two weeks as Covid cases surge

Dhaka, April 1: The Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has banned the transport of passengers on motorcycles for two weeks due to the deteriorating coronavirus situation in the country. The matter was announced in an office order signed by BRTA Deputy Director (Engineering Branch) Bimalendu Chakma on Wednesday (March 31st).

Trains will run with half the seats vacant from April 1

Dhaka, March 30: Bangladesh Railway has said that 50 percent passengers will be transported in all trains from April 1.

Passengers to pay 60 percent more as new Covid guidelines come into force from March 31

Dhaka, March 30: The government has decided to increase fares by 60 percent on public transport as it will be carrying half the capacity of passengers to ensure physical distance to prevent coronavirus infection. The decision will take effect from tomorrow (Wednesday) and will remain in force for the next two weeks.

Hajj pilgrims will have to get vaccinated: Ministry of Religious Affairs

Dhaka, March 17: Those who want to go for Hajj this year will have to take the coronavirus vaccine, a press release signed by Mohammad Anwar Hossain, senior information officer of the Ministry of Religious Affairs, read on Tuesday (March 16). 

5,386 passengers among 84 UK returnees sent to quarantine

Dhaka, February 5: Authorities in Bangladesh have sent 5,386 passengers, including 84 returnees from the United Kingdom, to quarantine from Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the last 24 hours in between Thursday and Friday.