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'Suspected' drone attack in Abu Dhabi kills 3, injures 6, Yemen's Iran-backed Houthis claim responsibility

Trade between Afghanistan, Central Asian nations increases amid decline in business with Pakistan: Reports

Coronavirus: 10 dead, over 6,500 cases in a day in Bangladesh

Cabinet approves draft law on appointment of Election Commissioner

Negative and anti-development politics has collapsed: Quader

Fares reduced for Middle East flights

Own representative, Dhaka, January 5: Biman Bangladesh Airlines has decided to reduce fares for its Middle East flights on the occasion of Golden Jubilee. From January 16, the reduced ticket price will be effective in Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Dubai and Abu Dhabi routes in the United Arab Emirates.

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.

Biman to restart Manchester flights from December 25

Own representative, Dhaka, 22 December: Biman flights on Dhaka-Sylhet-Manchester route will be resumed from 25 December.

Inauguration of Nagar Paribahan on December 26

Own representative, Dhaka, December 20: 'Dhaka Nagar Paribahan' will be inaugurated on December 26 on a 21 km route from Ghatarchar in Keraniganj to Kanchpur in Narayanganj. At first 50 buses will run on this route. The buses will be painted green.

Bangladesh's first official visa application center launched in Kolkata

Own representative, Dhaka, December 15: The Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata has announced to launch the first Official Visa Application Center (VAC) in Kolkata soon to mark the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the glorious year of digitalisation in Bangladesh.

Omicron: Passengers from seven African countries to stay in mandatory 14-day quarantine

Dhaka, December 3: The government has imposed new travel restrictions on seven African countries as Omicron (the latest Covid-19 variant) infections swelled across the globe.

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.