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Bomb scare forces Malaysian Airlines flight to make emergency landing at Dhaka airport

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Saudi to allow Tawaf for non-Umrah worshippers

Riyadh, November 27: Saudi Arabia will allow non-pilgrims to perform Tawaf, the ritual circumambulation around the Holy Kaaba in Mecca, according to reports.

Saudi Arabia sets age limit for Umrah, relaxes Covid-19 curbs

Riyadh, November 20: Saudi Arabia has set age limits for pilgrims to perform Umrah.

BRTC fare on Dhaka-Narayanganj route has been increased by Tk 10

Dhaka, November 9: The fare of Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) double-decker bus carrying passengers on Dhaka-Narayanganj route has been increased by Tk 10. Earlier, they used to charge Tk 30 per ticket. Now it has increased to Tk 40. However, buses of other transport companies are charging Tk 50 on this route.

Cruise service to be launched between Dhaka and Colombo

Dhaka, November 1: A cruise service between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka is being considered, according to the Sri Lankan Ministry of Tourism. At the same time, it has been informed that a private airline of Bangladesh is ready to launch direct flights between the two countries. Sri Lanka's English daily Daily Mirror reported on Sunday (October 31st).

Biman Bangladesh resumes Singapore flights after six months

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.

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.

Bangladesh to allow entry without Covid-19 vaccination

Dhaka, October 25: Restrictions and instructions from the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) on travel to and from Bangladesh due to the coronavirus pandemic have been lifted. In other words, from now on, there is no ban on going to any country of the world (according to the restrictions of that country) or coming to Bangladesh from those countries.

Malaysia lifts ban on migrant workers, tourists

Dhaka, October 23: After 18 months, Malaysia has lifted the ban on migrant workers and tourists it had imposed earlier due to the coronavirus pandemic. The special mommittee on epidemic management has agreed to the proposed standardized management system for the entry of foreign workers. This was stated in a statement signed by Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob on Friday (August 22).

Biman Bangladesh doubles Delhi, Kolkata flights

Dhaka, October 18: Biman Bangladesh Airlines has announced a new schedule by increasing the number of flights from Dhaka to Delhi and Kolkata in India.

US to reopen land and air borders to fully vaccinated foreign visitors

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.

Expatriate workers' travel to UAE becoming normal

Dhaka, October 9: Flights from Bangladesh to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are now operating normally. As a result, in the last nine days, more than 10,000 expatriate workers have travelled to the Middle Eastern country after obtaining their sample test results at the RT-PCR laboratory set up at the airport.

Speedboat service resumes on Banglabazar-Shimulia route after five months

Dhaka, October 8: After being closed for more than five months (156 days), speedboat service has resumed on the Banglabazar-Shimulia route from Thursday afternoon. In this case only registered speedboats will be able to operate. On May 3 this year, 26 speedboat passengers were killed when they collided with a bulkhead anchored at the wharf. After this incident, speedboat service on the aforementioned route was stopped.

India to issue tourist visa from October 15

Dhaka, October 8: After a long year and a half, the Indian government will start issuing new tourist visas to foreigners from November 15. However, those who are travelling to India on a chartered flight will be issued visas from October 15. India's foreign ministry said on Thursday (October 7).

Dhaka City Transport to start from December with 120 buses

Dhaka, October 6: The first phase of bus route rationalization is starting from December 1 with 120 new buses under the name 'Dhaka Nagar Paribahan' (Dhaka City Transport). The transport will run from Ghatarchar in Keraniganj to Kanchpur.

UAE allows direct travel for Bangladeshi passengers

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.