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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, September 14: Bangladesh is keeping an eye on the attitude of the wider international community in recognizing the Taliban government in Afghanistan. Foreign Secretary Masood bin Momen made the remarks in an interview with BBC Bangla after taking part in a strategic dialogue with UK Foreign Office officials in London recently on a range of bilateral issues.
Dhaka, September 5, 2021: The Philippines has lifted the travel ban imposed on ten countries including Bangladesh.
Dhaka, September 5, 2021: Flights between Bangladesh and India have resumed on Sunday under the Air Bubble Agreement to reduce coronavirus infections.
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).
Dhaka, August 31: Italy's health ministry has relaxed travel bans for Bangladeshis. It will be effective from late night today, Tuesday (August 31). The matter was reported in a Facebook post of the Bangladesh Embassy in Rome on Monday (August 30).
Dhaka, August 30: After more than a year and a half, tourists will get the opportunity to enter the Sundarbans from September 1. They can go to all the spots of Sundarbans, including Karamjal. At the same time, pass permits will be issued for extraction of forest resources in the Sundarbans.
Dhaka, August 29: Flights between Bangladesh and India will resume on September 3.
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, 22 August 2021: Bangladesh-India flight is not being launched for the time being due to lack of final approval from the Indian government.
Dhaka, August 19: One week after the relaxation of strict restrictions, train services on the the Dhaka-Narayanganj route has been opened. However, instead of 16 pairs, 10 pairs of trains will run for the time being. The train will start running from Thursday (August 19) morning.
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 11: The launch will operate with 100 percent passengers from Wednesday. The extra fare for the launch has been withdrawn. The decision was taken at a meeting at the secretariat on Tuesday (August 10). State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury gave this information at the end of the meeting.
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, August 4: The government has decided to introduce a small number of public transport from August 11, on condition that the coronavirus infection be prevented. In this case, no one will be able to use public transport without getting vaccinated beforehand.