Rashidul Hasan

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

Gates electronic, immigration process still manual

Although authorities have installed electronic immigration gates or e-gates at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), the system still does not have all the planned functions.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Gono commission paper: ACC to review allegations

The Gono Commission has recently been facing a backlash from religion-based organisations over submission of a “white paper” that named 116 religious leaders and Islamic speakers for their “involvement in laundering money, funding militancy and spreading communal hatred”.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

12 e-gates open at Dhaka airport

Passengers who have e-passports can now use e-gates and complete their immigration within a short time at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

June 3, 2022
June 3, 2022

Shut errant tanneries now

A parliamentary body yesterday expressed resentment over the industries ministry’s “deliberate delay” in shutting down the tanners inside the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate,which are severely polluting the Dhaleshwari river.

June 3, 2022
June 3, 2022

‘Save Buriganga at all costs’

A parliamentary committee yesterday strongly recommended to save the river Buriganga, the lifeline of the capital, from pollution within the next one year.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

ACC launches probe into Biman lease

A team from Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday launched an investigation into the reported corruption centring Biman Bangladesh Airlines taking lease of two Boeing 777 aircraft from Egypt Air in 2014.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

E-gates from June 7: No more lengthy immigration process

The days of lengthy immigration formalities at Dhaka airport will soon be over as 27 electronic gates are set to become operational from June 7.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Trading a lake for houses

The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh is filling up a large waterbody on the eastern side of the Hajj camp at the capital’s Ashkona for a housing project for its officials and employees, violating a conservation law.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

A boost for battered tourism

With things slowly getting back to normal, airlines, tourism and hospitality sectors are expected to turn around this year, following immense loss due to the pandemic.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

Govt hajj package: Last-minute hike puts many on edge

The religious affairs ministry dropped a bombshell on potential hajj pilgrims yesterday telling them that they would have to pay Tk 59,000 by Monday on top of the already hiked hajj package costs.