Hiking and Trekking in Bandarban

The greenery of Bandarban offers an ideal escape from the monotony of urban life and is suitable for hiking. Here are some places in Bandarban that should be on every hiker's bucket list.

Bangladeshis constitute 2nd highest number of foreigners visiting India during peak pandemic in 2020

India issued only one case of long-term visa for a minority community from Bangladesh between April 1 and December 31, 2020 against 3,014 and 217 such visas for minority communities from Pakistan and Afghanistan respectively, according to the annual report of the country’s federal Home Ministry.

Man 'forgets' wife, drives 60 miles away

An absent-minded tourist has made the news by leaving his wife stranded at a petrol station and not noticing she was missing for almost 60 miles, reports the Independent.

China's glass walkway closed after cracks found

Chinese tourists are left screaming in terror on the side of a 3,540 ft high cliff after a glass pane on a new transparent walkway suddenly shattered on Monday. Authorities closed the tourist attraction for repair works.

2 tourists, porter ‘missing’ in Rangamati

Two tourists and their porter are said to have gone missing in Bilaichhari upazila of Rangamati. The tourists are Jobayer, 26, and Munna, 34, from Dhaka, and their porter Mangsai Mro, 30, from Roma upazila.

Gunmen kidnap tourists, local woman in Philippines

Two Canadians, a Norwegian and a local woman have been kidnapped from a tourist resort in the southern Philippines, the military has said.

Troubling image of drowned boy captivates, horrifies

An image of a little boy wearing a bright red t-shirt and shorts lying face-down in the surf on a beach in one of Turkey's prime tourist resorts sweeps across social media.

Patenga beach needs boost to attract tourists (video)

The famous Patenga beach has been attracting tourists with its scenic beauty for decades. The rumbling waves of the sea, the natural beauty, its location inside Chittagong city and convenient communication, all help in growing the huge of number of tourists flocking to Patenga.

Red Sea shark attack kills tourist

A German tourist has been killed in a rare shark attack off an Egyptian Red Sea resort

March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015

Tunisia: Death toll in museum attack rises to 23

One of the gunmen who killed tourists and others at a prominent Tunisian museum was known to the intelligence services but no formal links to a particular extremist group have been established, the prime minister says.

March 18, 2015
March 18, 2015

19 killed in Tunis museum attack

At least 19 people, including 17 foreign tourists are killed after gunmen targeted a museum in the Tunisian capital.

March 5, 2015
March 5, 2015

The Smithsonian bans selfie stick

The Smithsonian, the largest research and museum group in the world, bans the fashionable photography aid