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Dhaka, July 23: All types of passenger transport on roads, ships and railways will be closed during the hard lockdown- which has started from 6 am on July 23- to stem the increase in virus transmission and cut down health risks.
Abu Dhabi, July 18: Etihad Airways, the national carrier of UAE, has extended its ongoing suspension of flights to and from Bangladesh by 10 days, according to reports.
Dhaka, July 14: After remaining suspended for more that 45 days, long-distance buses will run again from tonight. The ticket sale has started at the counters in Dhaka's Gabtoli.
Dhaka, July 13: According to the health rules, trains will run from July 15 (Thursday) with hald capacity (leaving half the seats vacant). In this case train tickets will be sold online. No tickets will be given at the counter, said Railway Minister Md. Nurul Islam Sujan.
Dhaka, July 9: All types of vehicles and passenger transport on the ferry have been suspended by the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) from Friday.
Dhaka, July 6: The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has announced the suspension of all domestic flights in the wake of rising coronavirus infections and deaths. The order will remain in force from the first watch of next Thursday (July 8) until July 14.
Dhaka, July 5: Bangladeshis staying in India will be able to return to the country three days a week through certain land ports approved by the government, amid the ongoing lockdown in the country, said Prof. Dr. Md. Nazmul Islam, spokesperson of the Department of Health.
Dhaka, June 30: Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has suspended flights on domestic routes during the hard lockdown which will start from July 1. The CAAB issued a notification in this regard on Wednesday (June 30).
Dhaka, June 28: The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) said international flights will remain operational even during lockdown, which started from Monday.
Dhaka, June 23: A day after authorities announced suspension of launch services to and from Dhaka, trains too have been stopped, in an attempt to tackle the worsening coronavirus situation in the country. The decision was announced on Tuesday (June 22) following a meeting at the Rail Bhaban.
Dhaka, June 22: Passenger launches to and from Dhaka will remain closed from 6 am on Tuesday (June 22) until further notice due to the worsening coronavirus situation.
Dhaka, June 18: To control the coronavirus situation, passenger train services have been suspended in Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj till midnight of June 24. A directive in this regard has been issued by the Traffic Transportation Branch of the Office of the Director General of Bangladesh Railway on Thursday (June 17).
Riyadh, June 12: Saudi Arabia will only allow its 60,000 vaccinated residents to perform the annual Hajj, state media reported on Saturday.
Dhaka, June 10: Foreign medical students studying in Bangladesh have been allowed to enter the country. A group of students are scheduled to arrive in Bangladesh from Nepal on a flight on Thursday (June 10).
Dhaka, June 8: A total of 19 pairs of intercity and 10 pairs of commuter (including local) trains will run from tomorrow (Wednesday) across the country, including the capital. With this, the number of intercity trains will be 37 pairs and the number of commuter trains will be 14 pairs, which means more than 100 trains will run across the country from Wednesday (June 9).