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Dhaka, Feb 22: After a long wait, the Bogra-Sirajganj rail project is about to end the long suffering of the northern districts of Bangladesh.
Dhaka, Feb 10: Larger aircraft 436-seater Airbus 330-300 has been added to the US-Bangla Airlines fleet. The aircraft joined the fleet on Friday.
Dhaka, Feb 8: Due to the ongoing tension along the Myanmar border, the district administration has decided to stop sea travel to Saint Martin. From February 10, travel from Cox's Bazar and Teknaf to Saint Martin will not be allowed.
Dhaka, Jan 31: To increase the number of tourists in the country, Bangladesh and India will jointly organize tourism fair.
Dhaka, Jan 10: A second non-stop intercity train 'Parjatak Express' has been added to Dhaka-Cox's Bazar-Dhaka new railway route. This new train started its journey from Dhaka's Kamalapur railway station at 6:15 am on Wednesday. As many as 785 passengers went from Dhaka to Cox's Bazar in the first journey of this new train.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 25 December 2023: The Election Commission (EC) has imposed a 24-hour ban on the movement of all boats in the country on the day of polling for the upcoming 12th National Assembly elections. According to the EC order, this ban will remain in force from 12 midnight on January 6 to 12 midnight on January 7. In a letter from the EC on Sunday, the Secretary of the Ministry of Shipping was informed to take action in this regard.
Dhaka, Dec 2: The journey of the 'Cox's Bazar Express' train has started on the Dhaka-Cox's Bazar route. The train left Cox's Bazar for Dhaka for the first time on Friday at 12:40 pm and reached Kamalapur station at 9 pm.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 28 November 2023: Everyone understands Dharmatala New Market as the heart of Kolkata. Marquis Street, Sadar Street, Rafiq Ahmed Kidwai Street, Kid's Street in this area, there is traffic of local and foreign tourists all year round. Especially, it is the least favorite place for Bangladeshi tourists. For this reason, many people in West Bengal call this area 'mini Bangladesh' within Kolkata.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 12 November 2023: "We will be able to run a train commercially on the Dhaka to Cox's Bazar and Cox's Bazar to Dhaka routes by December itself," Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan said.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 11 November 2023: Cox's Bazar, the longest beach city in the world, can be reached from different parts of the country by road and air, but a new communication system has been added from today. Cox's Bazar has been added as the 48th district of Bangladesh Railway Network.
Dhaka, Oct 12: The visa fee of USD 51 (Tk 5,600 in Bangladesh currency), along with the complicated and uncertain process, is affecting the tourism industry in Bangladesh. So the government is thinking of opening visa for foreigners to increase the number of tourists in the country. Initially, it is planned to replace their on-arrival visas with e-visas (online visas).
Dhaka, Oct 10: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the new train service on the Dhaka-Bhanga route via Padma Bridge. On Tuesday, October 10, the Prime Minister inaugurated the new railway line in a peaceful gathering at Mawa, Munshiganj. Through this, a new railway door has been opened in the southern region. As a result of which it will be easy to bring and take products, besides the expansion of trade and industry which will contribute to the overall economy of the country.
Dhaka, Oct 9: The newly constructed railway from Chittagong's Dohazari to Cox's Bazar will be inaugurated on November 12. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be present in person to inaugurate this railway.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 29 September 2023: Bangladeshis are the second largest number of foreign tourists visiting India in 2022. Only the United States is above them. United Kingdom is third in this list. The Ministry of Tourism of India gave this information in a statement on the occasion of World Tourism Day on Wednesday, September 27.
Dhaka, Sept 6: Train service from Dhaka to Faridpur's Bhanga via Padma Bridge will start next October. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the largest mega project of the country on October 10. A rally is also scheduled to be held on the day of the inauguration.