18h ago| Manpower fraud

Female returnee workers: Abused there, stigmatised here

Afroza Begum (not her real name) worked for three-and-a-half-years as a domestic help in Saudi Arabia.

1d ago| Airlines & more

On runway of recovery: Pandemic-hit aviation sector turning around

Following a prolonged rough ride, driven by the pandemic, the country’s aviation sector is finally turning around as flight operations and the number of passengers flying from the Dhaka airport...

2d 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...

1w ago| Airlines & more

Air Ticketing Fraud: Firm swindles Tk 50cr from customers

Travel agent Musa Mia Sagar bought 100 Dhaka-Dubai air tickets for Tk 40.14 lakh from airline ticketing company at a discount between March 3 and April 24.

1w ago| Airlines & more

More Bangladesh-India flights from next week

The number of weekly flights between Bangladesh and India under the air bubble arrangement will be increased from seven to 21 starting next week.

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.

2w ago| Airlines & more

Romanian billionaire, seven others die in plane crash near Milan

A light aircraft piloted by Romanian billionaire Dan Petrescu crashed into an empty office building near Milan on Sunday, killing him, his wife and their son, and all five others aboard, Italian...

2w ago| Business

Remittance falls to 16-month low

Remittance fell to a 16-month low of $1.72 billion in September, as money transfers through informal channels such as “hundi” might have increased.

3w 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.