Trying to take country forward despite limitations: PM Sheikh Hasina
The 6-point outline of independence was drawn up with public support: Prime Minister
PM Sheikh Hasina pays tribute to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Bangladesh: 13 die as truck hits pickup van in Sylhet
Bangladesh to observe historic Six-point day tomorrow
Hajj ban for people over 65 lifted
Dhaka, October 4: Next year, there will be no ban on Hajj for people over 65 years of age. Hajj will also be held in full scale. Minister of State for Religious Affairs Md. Faridul Haque Khan gave this information in response to a question during an exchange of views with the leaders of the newly-elected committee of the Religious Reporters Forum (RRF) at the Secretariat on Tuesday (October 4).
Tourist ships not plying on Teknaf-Saint Martin route
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 3: The current tourism season has started with the celebration of World Tourism Day. However, permission has not yet been received for the passage of tourist ships on the Teknaf-Saint-Martin route.
World Tourism Day today : Ban on foreign tourists is lifted
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 27: Today is World Tourism Day. Like other countries in the world, the day is being celebrated today (Tuesday, September 27) through various programmes in Bangladesh.
Nazmun Nahar who travelled 155 countries receives 'Success Award'
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 19: Nazmun Nahar has travelled to 155 countries with the flag of Bangladesh. She is the first Bangladeshi to achieve this feat. In recognition of this, she has been given Success Award-2022.
US-Bangla to operate 2 flights everyday on Dhaka-Kolkata route
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 27: US-Bangla Airlines will operate two flights a day on the Dhaka-Kolkata route from August 4 as the number of passengers and demand for tickets are increasing on this short international route.
Padma Bridge package tour launched
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 23: The 'Dream Padma Bridge Tour' package tour has been launched under the management of Bangladesh Tourism Corporation.
Dhaka-Guwahati flight and bus services to resume
Dhaka/Guwahati, July 20: Assam is one of the most attractive states in North East India. Starting from the tomb of Bhupen Hazarika, there are also structures like the Kamakhya temple in Kamrup. Although Bangladeshi tourists are interested in traveling to the state, many cannot go because of the lack of easy communication. Keeping this in mind, the flights from Dhaka to Guwahati route are being resumed soon. At the same time, bus services are being started on Guwahati-Shillong-Dauki-Sylhet-Dhaka route.
Tourism Corporation offers Padma Bridge-Bhanga tour at Tk 999
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 13: Bangladesh Tourism Corporation has organized a trip to Padma Bridge and Bhanga Elevated Expressway at Tk 999 for the interest of the people.
Eid-ul-Azha: Large crowd gathers at Kamalapur to get advance train tickets
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 2: On the occasion of the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, a huge crowd of ticket seekers was seen at the Kamalapur railway station on the second day to buy advance train tickets. This was seen on Saturday morning.
Eid-ul-Azha: Services of Bangladesh-India express trains to remain shut for 9 days
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 20: On the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, Bangladesh Railway has decided to shut the services of Bangladesh-India trains — Mitali Express (Dhaka-Jalpaiguri) from July 6 to July 14, and Bandhan (Khulna-Kolkata) and Maitri Express (Dhaka-Kolkata) from July 7 to July 14.
Floods: Biman Bangladesh cancels Sylhet- London flights till June 22
Dhaka, June 18: Biman Bangladesh Airlines has canceled all flights from Sylhet to London due to flood waters on the runway of the airport. The flights will be closed until Wednesday (June 22). The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) confirmed the matter on Saturday (June 18).
Bangladesh-India bus service resumes after two years
Dhaka, June 10: Cross-border bus service between Bangladesh and India has been resumed through Akhaura-Agartala and Benapole-Haridaspur checkposts. The two routes were closed for more than two years due to the Covid pandemic. The first bus from the capital's Kamalapur Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) depot left for Kolkata at 7:30 am on Friday (June 10). BRTC chairman Tajul Islam told reporters that buses have started plying on four routes at the beginning. The Dhaka-Sylhet-Shillong-Guwahati bus route will be decided later.
Tourism fair going on in full swing
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 4: A large number of travel-lovers gathered at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the capital on Friday as the 17th international tourism fair, 'Triplover Dhaka Travel Mart-2022' started there yesterday after a two-year hiatus due to coronavirus pandemic.
International tourism fair begins in Dhaka
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 3: The three-day international tourism fair-Dhaka Travel Mart started after a two-year hiatus due to the Corona pandemic.
Mitali Express to take Dhaka directly to the doorsteps of the Himalayas
Dhaka, June 1: For decades, people living in and around West Bengal in India have been able to visit Darjeeling and experience the beauty the hill station offers. Now, people of Bangladesh can avail the same, courtesy the Mitali Express.