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10 die of coronavirus, daily infection rate drops to 1.8 percent

We want to build a non-communal Bangladesh: PM Sheikh Hasina

Rangpur SP transferred for failing to curb violence

Culprits in Rangpur arson, communal violence identified

Blockade at Shahbag in protest of communal attacks; 24 hour ultimatum

Trains to run from July 15, tickets will be sold online

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.

No passenger, vehicle transportation by ferries

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.

CAAB suspends domestic flight operations till July 14

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.

Flight on domestic routes suspended during hard lockdown

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).

Over 100 trains to run from June 9

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).

People crowd at Banglabazar ferry ghat

Dhaka, May 10: Due to government ban, no ferry left Banglabazar Ghat in Madaripur for Shimulia in Munshiganj after 11am on Sunday. As a result, emergency vehicles and passengers heading to Dhaka were crowded at Banglabazar Ghat. As soon as the three ferries reached the Banglabazar Ghat from Shimulia at around 8 pm, the passengers stumbled. The three ferries left for Shimulia with about 3,000 passengers and hundreds of vehicles.

25,000 vehicles cross the Bangabandhu Bridge in 24 hours

Dhaka, May 8: People are leaving Dhaka with their families. Due to this, the pressure has increased on the Dhaka-Tangail-Bangabandhu Bridge Highway, the gateway to North Bengal. In the last 24 hours, more than 25,000 vehicles have crossed the Bangabandhu Bridge. The toll of Tk 1.90 crore has been collected. Several sources at the bridge authority confirmed the matter at noon on Saturday (May 8).

Govt. directive goes for a toss as two more ferries operate to contain homebound passengers

Dhaka, May 8: Two more ferries named Enayetpuri and Shah Paran from Shimuliaghat in Munshiganj have left for Banglabazar. A total of three ferries left Shimulia Ghat on the same day despite the ban. It is estimated that about 12,000 passengers have used the ferries.

Ferry services stopped during daytime

Dhaka, May 8: To prevent the spread of coronavirus, the BIWTC has stalled operation of ferries during the day at Paturia and Mawa ferry ghats from Saturday (May 8) as per government directives. This information was given by BIWTC on Friday (May 7) night.

Coronavirus: Malaysia bans Bangladeshi travellers

Dhaka, May 6: Malaysia has imposed a travel ban on citizens of four South Asian countries, including Bangladesh, citing the current state of the coronavirus pandemic. Malaysian media quoted Minister Ismail Sabri Yakub as saying on Wednesday that the ban has been imposed.

Domestic flights will be operated from today

Dhaka, April 21: All domestic routes will start operating from Wednesday (April 21). The specially approved flight will be able to transport passengers to all destinations in the country. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Tuesday (April 20) issued instructions in this regard.

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).