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Obaidul Quader to return home Wednesday

Minister Obaidul Quader. File photo Dhaka, May 12 : Road, Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader, who was undergoing treatment in Singapore, will return home on Wednesday. He will return home by a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines around 6 am, said Shaikh Walid Faiej, public relations officer of Bridges Department. The Minister talked to ...

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Biman to resume Dhaka-Delhi route Monday

  Dhaka, May 11 : Biman Bangaldesh Airlines is set to resume flight operation on Dhaka-Delhi-Dhaka route on Monday (May 13), ending the suspension nearly for five years. State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Mahbub Ali is scheduled to inaugurate the resumption. Biman Bangladesh Airlines confirmed the matter in a press release Saturday (May 11). Sources at the national ...

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Nusrat Murder: 2 sub-inspectors suspended, proceedings against SP underway

Superintendent of police in Feni SM Jahangir Alam Two more police officers suspended and attached to other police units for their negligence in dealing the case filed over the murder of Feni madrasa girl Nusrat Jahan Rafi. The two police officials — Sub-Inspector Abu Yousuf and Sub-Inspector Iqbal Ahmed of Sonagazi Police Station – were suspended on Friday, sources said. ...

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Hajj flights start July 4, return flights from Aug 17: Haab

Photo: This year’s Hajj flights will start from July 4 and continue until August 5, the Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (Haab) announces Saturday, May 11, 2019. Dhaka, May 11 : This year’s Hajj flights will start from July 4 and continue until August 5, the Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (Haab) announced Saturday. The return flights will begin from ...

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Rape accused killed in Meherpur ‘gunfight’

A youth, who was allegedly accused of raping a school girl, was reportedly killed in gunfight with the police at Gangni upazila in Meherpur early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Yakub Ali Kajol, 28, son of Jalaluddin of Garadoba village in the upazila. Kajol was also accused of another case of throwing acid on a housewife, Gangni Police Station sub inspector ...

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Prime minister returns home from London

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina returned home from London on Saturday morning, wrapping up her 10-day official visit to the United Kingdom. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the prime minister and her entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 9:55am. She departed from the Heathrow Airport in London at 6:35pm (local time) on Friday and ...

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10 survivors of Biman flight returned, 4 hospitalised

Four injured passengers and six crews of the Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG-060 that skidded off runway at Yangon International airport on Wednesday arrived in Dhaka on Friday night. A special flight of the national flag carrier on boarding the injured passengers and two pilots, two cabin crews and two ground engineers of the ill-fated aircraft landed at Hazrat Shahjalal ...

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Street children call for action

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   British MPs from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Bangladesh and 8 children from Dhaka’s NGO LEEDO Peace Home took part in a fun cricket game on 9 May at Victoria Tower Gardens next to the UK Parliament.  It was a unique event umpired by Bangladesh High Commissioner, H. E. Ms. Saida Muna Tasneem. The children ...

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Presentation on ‘Unfinished Memoirs’ made at Thessaloniki Book Fair

Bangladesh Embassy in Athens has made a presentation on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s “The Unfinished Memoirs” at the Thessaloniki Book Fair. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, May 10 : Bangladesh Embassy in Athens has made a presentation on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s “The Unfinished Memoirs” at the Thessaloniki Book Fair. Thessaloniki Book Fair, inaugurated ...

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Biman suspends 3 domestic flights

Dhaka, May 10 : The shortage of aircrafts has forced Biman Bangladesh Airlines  to suspended three flights on domestic routes until Monday. One flight on Saidpur, and two on Sylhet routes will remain suspend for now, said Shakil Meraj, Biman’s general manager (public relations). The national flag carrier has been facing aircraft shortage since one of its flights crash-landed at ...

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