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Dhaka, February 22: The government has extended the deadline for Hajj registration till February 28.
Dhaka, January 31: Bangladesh Railway Eastern Zone has taken the initiative to launch three new pairs of trains on the Chittagong-Dhaka, Chittagong-Chandpur and Sylhet-Mymensingh routes of the Eastern Zone of Bangladesh Railway. Railway sources informed on Monday that the plan to launch three new pairs of intercity trains on these three routes has been taken up. Railway East has sent a proposal to the Ministry of Railways to run these trains.
Dhaka, January 19: The fare of the non-stop train Subarna Express running on the Dhaka-Chittagong route has been increased. The fare of Snigdha seat (AC) has increased by Tk 80 and Shobhan chair (Non-AC) by Tk 25. This decision will be effective from January 25.
Dhaka, January 14: Two tourist ships MV Parijat and MV Rajhansa left Teknaf for Saint Martin with 610 passengers. Passenger ship services were shut on that route for the last 10 months.
Dhaka, January 9: Cox's Bazar, a tourist city, once had a dream to establish rail links with the rest of the country. The government is making that dream a reality. Chittagong's Dohazari to Cox's Bazar railway project is progressing rapidly with the target of completion in 2024. However, the project officials claim that tourists can travel to Cox's Bazar by train from June to October this year.
Dhaka, December 1: Bangladesh Railway has informed that train movement on Dhaka-Narayanganj railway will be temporarily stopped from December 4 to March 3. This information was informed in a press release signed by Md. Shariful Alam, senior information officer of the Ministry of Railways, on Wednesday (November 30).
Dhaka, November 29: Direct flights will operate on the Bangladesh-Luxembourg route. For this reason, the Cabinet has approved the draft agreement on bilateral aviation between Bangladesh and Luxembourg. This approval was given in the Cabinet meeting held at the Prime Minister's Office on Monday (November 28). Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over the meeting.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Nov 17: A luxury launch named MV Sundarban-16 has been inaugurated on the Barisal-Dhaka route.
Dhaka, November 16: India is a popular destination for Bangladeshi tourists for various reasons including medical, travel and vacation. And because of this, the number of Bangladeshis traveling to India is always high. 2021 was no exception. About two and a half lakh Bangladeshis went to India that year despite the Corona epidemic and various related restrictions. India's Ministry of Home Affairs has brought this information forward, Indian news agency PTI said in a report on Wednesday (November 16).
Dhaka, November 15: The authorities have announced the closure of the popular tourist spot 'Helipad' of Sajek, famous for clouds, due to the safety of the tourists. Tourists have expressed disappointment in this.
Dhaka, November 14: Biman Bangladesh Airlines is planning to start flights on Japan's Narita route in March next year. The company has already made all kinds of preparations for operating flights on this route. Dhaka-Narita route flights will start after receiving the approval of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Bangladesh.
Dhaka, October 18: Tourists are being sent back from Milanchari area on Bandarban-Ruma road due to joint force operations. Tourists are returning from that road since Tuesday (October 18) morning.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 18: The upazila administration has discouraged tourists from travelling to Ruma and Rowangchhari Upazilas from Tuesday (October 18) to conduct a joint operation against underground terrorists in the two upazilas of Bandarban.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 8: Lakhs of tourists flocked to Cox's Bazar on the occasion of Durga idol immersion, weekend, and Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) holiday. Cox's Bazar beach is now full of tourists.
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).