Underpass U-loop to be constructed on Dhaka-Chittagong highway
Power generation has increased to 13,793 MW under Sheikh Hasina's leadership
Containers from Chittagong port being moved to ICD to resolve congestion
Lockdown: Record 587 arrests, fine of Tk 14 lakh made in Dhaka on Sunday
Public Administration Minister calls for formation of Covid-19 Prevention Committee in each neighbourhood
Dhaka, May 8: Two more ferries named Enayetpuri and Shah Paran from Shimuliaghat in Munshiganj have left for Banglabazar. A total of three ferries left Shimulia Ghat on the same day despite the ban. It is estimated that about 12,000 passengers have used the ferries.
Dhaka, May 8: To prevent the spread of coronavirus, the BIWTC has stalled operation of ferries during the day at Paturia and Mawa ferry ghats from Saturday (May 8) as per government directives. This information was given by BIWTC on Friday (May 7) night.
Dhaka, May 8: Bangladesh and six other countries have been added to the French government's mandatory quarantine list.
Dhaka, May 7: Although there are still a few days left for Eid, the pressure of homebound people and small vehicles has increased at the Daulatdia ferry terminal in Rajbari. On Friday (May 7) morning, a huge crowd of passengers could be seen at the Daulatdia ferry terminal.
Dhaka, May 6: Malaysia has imposed a travel ban on citizens of four South Asian countries, including Bangladesh, citing the current state of the coronavirus pandemic. Malaysian media quoted Minister Ismail Sabri Yakub as saying on Wednesday that the ban has been imposed.
Dhaka, May 1: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced its decision to resume international flights on special conditions from Saturday (May 1) until further notice. A notification in this regard was issued on Friday (April 30) night. However, the notification has imposed some restrictions on communication with 38 countries.
Dhaka, May 1: Singapore has imposed travel bans on Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The country's inter-ministerial Covid-19 task force announced the decision on Friday. Such steps have been taken due to the deteriorating coronavirus situation in India and the spread of the virus to neighboring countries, according to a report by Singapore-based news channel News Asia.
Dhaka, April 30: The government has allowed international flights to seven countries, including the Middle East, with special consideration for migrant workers detained in different countries. However, apart from expatriate workers, passengers from other countries, including the United States are coming on special flights.
Daka, April 28: In order to prevent a new type of corona in India, the Bangladesh government has announced a 14-day travel ban on the border between the two countries and the stranded passengers are returning home with the special permission of the embassy. However, the travel of new passport holders to India and Bangladesh is still closed.
Dhaka, April 28: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has decided to suspend regular flights on international routes till May 5 in coordination with the ongoing government restrictions in the country to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus. However, domestic flights will continue to follow the same hygiene rules as before. In addition, considering the issue of expatriates, flights will be operated in seven countries with special arrangements as before. The decision was taken on Tuesday.
Dhaka, April 27: The Benapole (Jessore) and Petrapole borders between Bangladesh and India have been closed due to the coronavirus epidemic. Hundreds of Bangladeshis are in trouble because of this. They are stranded at the Petrapole border on the other side of Benapole.
Dhaka, April 26: The coronavirus situation in India has reached alarming proportions. And for this reason, all the borders of Bangladesh with India are being closed from Monday (April 26). This decision will remain in force for 14 days till May 9.
Dhaka, April 24: The 14-day institutional quarantine period for returning passengers has been reduced again. Instead of 14 days, they will be kept in quarantine for three to seven days and if they do not test coronavirus positive, they will be sent to home quarantine. The decision was initially taken at an inter-ministerial meeting on Thursday (April 22) night.
Dhaka, April 23: The government is thinking of making the institutional quarantine for people coming from abroad by air 5 days instead of 14 days. A decision in this regard will be taken soon after discussing with the concerned departments.
Dhaka, April 22: The overall progress of the construction of the first metro rail in Bangladesh is 61.49 percent. The progress of the Agargaon section from the third phase of Uttara scheduled for construction in the first phase is 83.52 percent.