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Police not able to find Mamunul

Coronavirus kills 94 people in a day, death toll crosses 10,000

780 beds at ICU level for critically ill patients

Second wave of corona has increased the rate of infections and deaths among minors

Former Law Minister Abdul Matin Khasru laid to rest

Proposed 'Mitali Express' to run between Dhaka and Jalpaiguri

Dhaka, March 22: Another train service is going to be launched between Bangladesh and India. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has named the Dhaka-Jalpaiguri train 'Mitali Express'. The name will be finalized if India does not object, railway authorities said.

Hajj pilgrims will have to get vaccinated: Ministry of Religious Affairs

Dhaka, March 17: Those who want to go for Hajj this year will have to take the coronavirus vaccine, a press release signed by Mohammad Anwar Hossain, senior information officer of the Ministry of Religious Affairs, read on Tuesday (March 16). 

Shiva Chaturdashi Mela at Chandranath Dham, 6 trains to stop at Sitakunda

Dhaka, March 9: On the occasion of Shiv Chaturdashi Mela at Chandranath Dham in Sitakunda, 6 trains will stop at Sitakunda station from Tuesday (March 9). The Eastern Railway has taken this decision keeping in view the convenience of the visitors surrounding the Shiv Chaturdashi Mela. 

Dhaka-Kathmandu rail connection possible: Misra

Dhaka, March 7, 2021: It is possible to launch direct train service between Dhaka and Kathmandu, said Nepal's Ambassador to Dhaka Dr. Banasidhar mixed. The name of this train service may be Dhaka-Kathmandu Maitri Express.

New Dash 8-400 aircraft Shwetbalaka reaches Dhaka

Dhaka, March 6: The much-awaited new Dash 8-400 aircraft named 'Shwetbalaka' reached Dhaka's Shahjalal International Airport from renowned Canadian aircraft manufacturer de Havilland. After landing, the aircraft was greeted with a water cannon salute.

Aricha-Kazirhat ferry services to resume after two decades

Dhaka, February 27: The Aricha-Kazirhat ferry route has been re-launched after 20 years to alleviate the suffering of the people. Earlier, the ferry service was moved from Aricha to Paturia in 2002 due to navigability crisis. State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury today inaugurated the Aricha-Kazirhat ferry service at the Aricha end of Manikganj on Saturday (February 27).

Dhaka-Jalpaiguri trains from March 26

Dhaka, February 25: Rail communication is being introduced between Jalpaiguri (NJP) of India and Dhaka. This rail service will be launched from March 26. This train will run two days a week. The train will leave NJP on Monday and Thursday and will leave Dhaka Cantonment Station on Tuesday and Friday.

Visitors express anger as Ahsan Manzil remains closed

Dhaka, February 22: In the current Corona situation, almost everything in the country is now fairly normal. The lockdown has been lifted from the sights. However, the historic Ahsan Manzil on the banks of the Buriganga in the capital has not been opened yet. This place of interest has been closed for 9 months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Every day from morning till evening about 100 tourists come to Ahsan Manzil and return.

Cox Bazaar witnessing surge of travelers

Own correspondent, Dhaka, 21 February 2021: A large number of tourists have gathered at Cox's Bazar beach on the occasion of the great International Mother Language Day and a three-day weekly holiday. All the rooms in the hotels are booked in advance due to the sudden influx of tourists.

Bangladesh Biman's flight resumes Kathmandu service after 11 months

Dhaka, February 19: Biman Bangladesh Airlines has resumed regular flights to Kathmandu, Nepal after being closed for about 11 months due to the global pandemic. The flight left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 2.15pm on Thursday (February 18). 

Sri Lanka ready to invest in several sectors in Bangladesh

Own correspondent, Dhaka, 17 February 2021: Sri Lanka has expressed interest in investing in various sectors of Bangladesh, including the construction of tourism infrastructure.

Padma Bridge to open for travellers in June 2022

Dhaka, February 10: The construction of the Padma Bridge infrastructure will be completed by June next year and will be opened for vehicular traffic, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said.

Passengers return without tickets, two station masters withdrawn from Patiya

Dhaka, February 10: Two station masters have been withdrawn from Patiya station after passengers complained about returning empty handed without tickets.

Chittagong gets new commuter trains

Dhaka, February 6: Two pairs of commuter trains have been launched from Chittagong on Patia and Dohazari routes. Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan inaugurated the trains on Saturday (February 6). He inaugurated the commuter train of Chittagong-Dohazari and Chittagong-Patia-Chittagong routes from Dohazari railway station at 11:30 am and 12:30 pm respectively.

5,386 passengers among 84 UK returnees sent to quarantine

Dhaka, February 5: Authorities in Bangladesh have sent 5,386 passengers, including 84 returnees from the United Kingdom, to quarantine from Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the last 24 hours in between Thursday and Friday.