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Dhaka, November 5: Bangladeshi workers will not be able to return to Malaysia, Defense Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has said. He told a news conference on Wednesday (November 4) that expatriate workers from Bangladesh were not being allowed to enter Malaysia at the moment as the country's immigration policy continued due to the Covid-19 epidemic.
Dhaka, November 2: Biman Bangladesh Airlines has canceled flights on five international routes till November 30 due to a spike in coronavirus cases. However, the rest of the operation will remain unaffected. This information was given in the notice on the website of Biman on Monday (November 2).
Dhaka, November 2: After more than seven-months of inactivity, Bangladesh-India flights have resumed from 26 October. The country's airlines have already launched full-fledged flights. Although the number of India-bound passengers in the first two days was a little less, it has started increasing.
The Sundarbans is being reopened to tourists on Sunday (November 1) after a long seven-and-a-half-month shutdown.
Dhaka, October 31: The Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock has notified on Friday (October 30) that the National Zoo will allow free admission on the first Sunday of every month till March 2021, as the country celebrates the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Three ferries have started plying on the Kanthalbari-Shimulia route on a trial basis.
Dhaka, October 28: Flights to various destinations in India are set to resume on Wednesday, after an eight-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, following an air bubble offer from India.
Dhaka, October 26: Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation has identified more than 800 tourist spots in eight divisions of the country. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism has recommended that necessary steps be taken to ensure tourism facilities in those spots. The recommendation was made at a meeting of the parliamentary committee held at the parliament building on Sunday (October 25).
After three days of heavy rains, the effects of depression have finally subsided.
Dhaka, October 24: Biman Bangladesh Airlines is going to resume flight operations to India's Delhi and Kolkata under the Air Bubble Agreement, the company notified on Saturday.
Dhaka, October 23: All shipping on the Kanthalbari-Shimulia route have been closed due to the Padma River being turbulent amid hostile weather. Launches and speedboats on the route were suspended on Friday (October 23) morning due to strong winds and rain.
Dhaka, October 23: The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has announced that all launches on the inland route will be closed due to inclement weather and warning signal No. 2 at Barisal river port.
Dhaka, October 23: Due to the low pressure created in the Bay of Bengal, the country's coast has been asked to show warning signal number 3. More than 200 tourists are now starnded at St. Martin's Island as launch services between the island and Cox's Bazar have been halted.
Dhaka, October 22: US-Bangla Airlines will start flights from Dhaka and Chittagong to Chennai and from Dhaka to Kolkata from 28 October.
Dhaka, October 20: A draft agreement on aviation between the two countries has been approved at a regular cabinet meeting aimed at establishing direct air links between Dhaka and the Austrian capital Vienna.