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People wait in long queues to purchase tickets at Kamalapur Railway Station as Eid nears

Motorcycles not allowed on the Padma Bridge before Eid

I want to implement election promises: PM Hasina

Rajab Ali sentenced to death for 9 months of genocide

Coronavirus: Bangladesh reports two deaths, 1,902 fresh cases within 24 hours

Bangladesh-India bus service resumes after two years

Dhaka, June 10: Cross-border bus service between Bangladesh and India has been resumed through Akhaura-Agartala and Benapole-Haridaspur checkposts. The two routes were closed for more than two years due to the Covid pandemic. The first bus from the capital's Kamalapur Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) depot left for Kolkata at 7:30 am on Friday (June 10). BRTC chairman Tajul Islam told reporters that buses have started plying on four routes at the beginning. The Dhaka-Sylhet-Shillong-Guwahati bus route will be decided later.

Mitali Express to take Dhaka directly to the doorsteps of the Himalayas

Dhaka, June 1: For decades, people living in and around West Bengal in India have been able to visit Darjeeling and experience the beauty the hill station offers. Now, people of Bangladesh can avail the same, courtesy the Mitali Express.

Maitri and Bandhan on May 29, Mitali Express will run from June 1

Dhaka, May 20: Passenger trains between Bangladesh and India were closed for almost two years due to the pandemic. However, the train will run again.

Bangladesh-India passenger train to be launched soon

Dhaka, April 13: The Indian Home Ministry has agreed to resume passenger trains with Bangladesh, which were closed due to corona. The decision was taken on Monday (April 11) after a series of meetings with various organizations in Bangladesh and India.

Travellers vaccinated with booster dose wont need Covid-19 certifcate

Dhaka, February 26: Passengers who have taken an anti Covid-19 booster dose, will no longer need a 72-hour coronavirus test certificate to travel to India via Benapole. Benapole Police Immigration Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mohammad Raju confirmed on Saturday (February 26) morning.

Omicron: Bangladeshi students banned from entering India

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.

Three more rail links to be launched with India

Dhaka, October 27: Rail trade between Bangladesh and India is now dynamic. New rail connections are being added over time. This time Bangladesh is going to launch three more new rail connections with Northeast India. Railway building is working on this.

CAAB agrees to air bubble arrangement with India

Dhaka, September 3: The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has lifted the ban on Bangladesh-India flights under the Air Bubble Agreement. CAAB has agreed to the August 28 proposal of the Civil Aviation Authority of India and has allowed flights to operate from September 4. Flights will continue under the Air Bubble Agreement until regular scheduled flights are introduced. The CAAB sent a letter of consent to India's civil aviation on Thursday (September 2nd).

Bangladesh-India flights from September 3

Dhaka, August 29: Flights between Bangladesh and India will resume on September 3.

Dhaka-Siliguri passenger trains from March 26

Dhaka, December 8: Passenger trains from Dhaka to India's Siliguri will run from March 26. Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami made the remarks during a meeting with Railway Minister Md. Nurul Islam Sujan.

SpiceJet starts Chittagong-Kolkata flights

Dhaka, November 6: Private airline SpiceJet has launched flights from Chittagong to Kolkata. Airport Manager Wing Commander M Farhad Hossain Khan inaugurated the flight of SpiceJet at Shah Amanat International Airport on Thursday (November 5) morning.

US-Bangla flights to travel to Chennai, Kolkata from October 28

Dhaka, October 22: US-Bangla Airlines will start flights from Dhaka and Chittagong to Chennai and from Dhaka to Kolkata from 28 October.

India-Bangladesh special flight operations to resume

Dhaka, October 14: Bangladesh and India are set to launch a special air service this month despite regular flights being suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.