17h ago| Remittance

Remittance hits five-month low of $1.87 billion

Remittance hit the lowest in five months due to post Eid hangover and lesser working days in the banking sector than a usual month.

1d ago| Undocumented

Overcrowded Boat in Mediterranean: Bangladeshis among 394 migrants rescued

Two humanitarian rescue ships pulled 394 migrants, including a number of Bangladeshis, from a dangerously overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean yesterday in an operation lasting about six...

1d ago| Embassy & more

68 return from Thailand by spl flight

Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok has facilitated repatriation of 68 Bangladeshi, Indian and Thai nationals from Thailand to Bangladesh by a special Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight.

4d ago| Travel advisory

Emirates Airlines extends flight ban from Bangladesh, India until August 7

Dubai-based Emirates Airlines has extended flight ban from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka until August 7.

5d ago| Migration

Safe migration an urgent need

The government and other stakeholders, including civil society groups, need to focus their efforts on advancing rights-based approaches to prevent exploitation of individuals by trafficking...

5d ago| Migration

Tk 427cr rehabilitation project approved for 5 lakh returnee migrant workers

According to a government estimate, around five lakh migrant workers lost their jobs and returned to the country in more than a year due to the effects of Covid-19.

Palestine: religious conflict or a constructed humanitarian crisis?

Gruesome scenes of blood-soaked men, women, children; homes destroyed, evacuated; faces with fear, grief, revolt; missiles raining down on debris -- these overwhelming pictures and videos have once...

2w ago| Vaccine

Doraiswami to discuss prompt vaccine supply

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami has left for India to discuss quick vaccine supply to Bangladesh.

2w ago| Airlines & more

United Airways concerned over CAAB initiative to sell 8 of their abandoned aircraft

United Airways has expressed concern over the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh’s latest initiative to sell eight aircraft of the private air operator abandoned at the Dhaka airport since 2016.

‘Set up quality training facilities, explore new markets for migrants’

Experts in an online consultation yesterday said the expatriates’ welfare ministry needs to spend its fiscal budget aptly to enhance overall labour migration situation, especially on quality...

2w ago| Airlines & more

US-Bangla, NovoAir to resume domestic flights from July 15

US-Bangla Airlines and NovoAir will resume flights on all domestic routes from July 15 in compliance with health regulations.

2w ago| Airlines & more

Biman flight returns from Abu Dhabi with 120 passengers after fixing technical glitch

After remaining stranded for several hours due to technical glitch, a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight finally landed at the Dhaka airport today morning from Abu Dhabi with 120 passengers on board.

3w ago| Travel advisory

Emirates extends flight suspension from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka to UAE till July 21

The suspension on inbound passenger flights of Dubai-based airline Emirates from Bangladesh and three other South Asian countries -- India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka -- to the UAE has been extended...