21h ago| Airlines & more

‘Explain yourselves’

Two former officials of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Air Marshal (retd) Jamal Uddin Ahmed and Mosaddique Ahmed, were asked by a parliamentary body yesterday to submit written statements over their...

1d ago| Airlines & more

Ex-Biman bosses asked to submit written statement over leasing 2 aircraft

Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ former chairman Air Marshal (retd) Jamal Uddin Ahmed and former MD Mosaddique Ahmed were asked today to submit written statements in 10 days by a parliamentary body, over...

1d ago| Travel advisory

South Korean Embassy accepting visa applications from Oct 24

South Korean Embassy in Dhaka will resume accepting visa applications from October 24, due to the improved Covid-19 situation and the low number of Covid-19 cases among the Bangladeshi arrivals in...

1w ago| Travel advisory

Indian tourist visa: Not for land route travel

India’s recent announcement of visas for individual foreign tourists, from October 15, would not be applicable to those who want to travel using the land routes, Home Ministry sources said today.

1w ago| Travel advisory

Malaysia to resume int'l travel for vaccinated residents

Malaysia on Sunday lifted interstate and international travel restrictions for residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as the country achieved its target of inoculating 90% of its adult...

2w ago| Travel advisory

No quarantine for Bangladeshi travelers vaccinated with UK approved jabs from Oct 11

Bangladesh will be added to the UK government's list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination which means arrivals with vaccination status certificates will be...

2w ago| Travel advisory

Thailand shortens quarantine for fully vaccinated tourists

Thailand has shortened the quarantine period for fully vaccinated travellers to seven days from October 1, according to an announcement made today by the Royal Thai Embassy in Dhaka.

2w ago| Airlines & more

Biman resumes direct flights to Abu Dhabi

The national flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines has resumed its Dhaka-Abu Dhabi flight from today.

2w ago| Migration

Italian vessel rescues 65 from migrant boat fleeing Libya

An Italian offshore supply vessel on Saturday rescued 65 migrants, including women and children, fleeing Libya to Europe on a crowded, wooden boat.