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Dhaka, November 16: India is a popular destination for Bangladeshi tourists for various reasons including medical, travel and vacation. And because of this, the number of Bangladeshis traveling to India is always high. 2021 was no exception. About two and a half lakh Bangladeshis went to India that year despite the Corona epidemic and various related restrictions. India's Ministry of Home Affairs has brought this information forward, Indian news agency PTI said in a report on Wednesday (November 16).
Dhaka, March 7: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lifted the requirement of RT PCR test for corona detection for Bangladeshi passengers due to declining transmission of Omicron. However, only passengers who have received the full dose of the anti-coronavirus vaccine will get this opportunity.
Paris, March 5: France has lifted Covid-19 restrictions on Bangladeshi travellers and decided to consider Bangladesh as a 'green' listed country.
Own representative, Dhaka, 23 December: Bangladeshi students are not being allowed to enter India due to new type of coronavirus 'Omicron' infection. Benapole International Checkpost Immigration OC Mohammad Raju said this on Tuesday evening.
Dhaka, December 3: The government has imposed new travel restrictions on seven African countries as Omicron (the latest Covid-19 variant) infections swelled across the globe.
Dhaka, October 28: Biman Bangladesh Airlines will resume flights to Singapore from Thursday (October 28) after being closed for almost six months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Biman will operate flights every Thursday till November 12 and every Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday from November 13.
Washington, October 16: The United States will reopen its land and air borders to fully vaccinated foreign visitors Nov 8 onwards ending a more than 18-month ban on travel from across the globe.
Dhaka, September 30: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has agreed to allow passengers on direct flights from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for coronavirus testing has also been adopted in the RT-PCR laboratories of the six institutes set up at the airport. As a result, from now on, expatriate workers and UAE-bound passengers will be able to go directly after getting their coronavirus samples checked before departure as per the instructions.
Dhaka, September 15: Flights between India and Bangladesh have resumed after several months under the 'air bubble' agreement. But, there is a lot of confusion and doubt among many as to whether Bangladeshi passengers are facing any harassment or have to wait a long time at the airport due to the Covid-19 restrictions.
Dhaka, August 24: Oman has lifted its travel ban on 18 countries, incluidng Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. According to the country's Civil Aviation Authority, the new rule will come into effect from September 1.
Dhaka, August 18: After a long hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, 36 pairs of intercity trains have started operating from August 11. On Thursday (August 19), 12 more pairs of intercity and 24 pairs of commuter, local and DEMU (Diesel Electric Multiple Units) trains will run.
Dhaka, August 9: In the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, buses, trains and launches will operate as usual with maximum capacity from next Wednesday (August 11). Although there is no increased fare for the bus, people using launch services will have to pay extra. On Sunday (August 8) afternoon, a circular signed by Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Public Administration Rezaul Islam informed about the opening of public transport.
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.