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Dhaka, February 5: Rail connectivity with Sylhet has been disrupted after a freight train carrying oil derailed at Maizgaon in Fenchuganj upazila
Dhaka, February 1: The Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Super Expressway has been constructed at a cost of around Tk 11,000 crore. Madaripur can be reached from Dhaka in just one hour by this first super expressway of the country. This expressway was launched on March 12, 2020. Every day innumerable people come from different parts of the country to see this super expressway with its vast roads and amazing construction style. The changed area is now becoming a recreation center.
Dhaka, February 1: Despite the risks and fears of the coronavirus infection, a large numbers of expatriates from around the world, including Europe, America and the United Kingdom, are returning to the country. A total of 9,08,017 expatriate passengers have returned to the country and entered through the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at different times from January 1, 2020 to January 30, 2021.
Dhaka, January 23: The pressure of passengers returning to the UK is increasing at Shahjalal International Airport. From January 1 to January 21, a total of 679 people came to the country from the United Kingdom. Among them, more than two hundred passengers have returned in the last two days.
Dhaka, January 22: Due to thick fog and intermittent toll collection on Bangabandhu Bridge, intermittent traffic jams have been created on the Dhaka-Tangail-Bangabandhu Bridge Highway from Elenga in Tangail to Sirajganj Road in an area of about 40 km.
Dhaka, January 22: All domestic flights from Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong to Dhaka's Shahjalal International Airport have been canceled due to thick fog. Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport authorities said in a statement on Friday (January 22) morning.
Dhaka, January 20: In Sirajganj, at least 40 km of Bangabandhu Bridge West and Bogra highways have been severely congested. Thousands of vehicles are parked in the two lanes of the highway. On Tuesday (January 19) from morning to afternoon the traffic was sometimes slow on the highway. In the afternoon, the traffic congestion gradually increased from Bangabandhu Bridge West Roundabout to Nalka Junction, Hatikumrul Roundabout and reached Chandaikona.
Dhaka, January 19: The 3.32 km long tunnel under Karnafuli river is expected to be ready for traffic by 2022. Project Director (PD) Engineer Harunur Rashid Chowdhury told BSS today that the overall progress of the Karnafuli Tunnel has reached 62 per cent and the financial progress has been achieved at 56.60 per cent. Once completed, the tunnel will be part of the Asian Highway.
Dhaka, January 18: After being closed for about 10 and a half hours due to dense fog, ferry services have resumed on the Daulatdia-Paturia route, known as the gateway to 21 districts in the south-west. The ferry service resumed on Monday (January 18) at around 10 am when the fog in the Padma reduced.
Dhaka, January 16: On the last day of the 'mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine' rule, 14 passengers arrived in the country on five flights from the United Kingdom. They came to the country from 8 am on January 15 to 8 am on January 16. They were first sent to the government quarantine center at the Ashkona Hajj camp and later to the government-designated hotel of their choice.
Dhaka, January 15: The National Zoo reopened on November 1, 2020 following a government directive, after remaining closed for seven months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Then almost every day there was a crowd of visitors at the zoo. The crowds increase even more during the weekly holidays. Visitors are satisfied with a hawker-free and clean zoo on Friday (January 15). They say the zoo is safer now than ever before.
Dhaka, January 14: Compulsory quarantine for passengers returning from the UK has been reduced to four days. The decision was announced in a directive issued by the health department on January 13. Earlier, the period of compulsory quarantine was 14 days.
Dhaka, January 12: After importing the luxury cruise ship MV Bay-One in September, Karnafuli Ship Builders, the operator of the ship, had planned to operate it on the St. Martin route from Cox's Bazar. But keeping in mind the convenience of tourists, the company has decided to operate the ship from Chittagong this time.
Dhaka, January 9: Pakistan has lifted all visa bans on Bangladeshi nationals. A statement from the Pakistan High Commission in Bangladesh confirmed the information. Qatar-based Al Jazeera quoted the statement as saying that Pakistan expected similar action from Bangladesh. However, Bangladesh has not shown any interest in this regard.
Dhaka, January 9: In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus through UK travelers, the government has made a mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine for all passengers returning to the UK from January 1 (in government-run or government-designated residential hotels).