Kidnapped, tortured abroad: PBI arrests 8

Moslem Molla, 30, of Dhaka's Nawabganj area, went to Iraq for work back in 2016, hoping to make himself a fortune. While living there, he met another Bangladeshi called Selim Mia in 2021. Selim enticed Moslem with dreams of a better job, but then handed him over to a gang of kidnappers

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Rescue ship saves 438 migrants in Mediterranean: NGO

Rescue ship Ocean Viking has saved 438 migrants in distress in the Mediterranean over the last two days, the organisation that runs it, SOS Mediterranee, said on Friday

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Manama embassy comes under e-passport service

The Bangladesh embassy in Manama on Friday became the 30th overseas mission of Bangladesh to have e-passport service available for expatriates

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Bird strikes damage 2 aircrafts at HSIA during take-off

Aviation experts said bird strikes, especially during take-offs and landings, are dangerous as jet engines lose thrust following the ingestion of birds. This may lead to major accidents 

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Migration isn’t among govt’s ‘priority’ sectors: JP MP

The government does not want to accept the country's labour migration and remittance sector as a 'priority' sector, Barrister Shameem Haider Patwary, chairperson of Bangladesh Parliamentarians' Caucus on Migration and Development, said today

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Biman to resume direct flight to Guangzhou

Biman Bangladesh Airlines is going to resume direct flights from Dhaka to China's Guangzhou route on September 14

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Malaysia detains 250 Bangladeshi migrant workers

Immigration officers in Malaysia rounded up 252 undocumented Bangladeshi migrant workers during a raid today, according to a report of Free Malaysia Today, an online news portal

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Biman resumes flights to Japan's Narita

After a long hiatus, Biman Bangladesh Airlines is scheduled to start direct flights from Dhaka to Japan's Narita on September 1

European countries to be closer for Biman flyers

Biman is going for codeshare and interline agreements with Gulf Air and Japan Airlines and this will allow its passengers to go to destinations the two carriers serve.

Japan emerges as lucrative labour market

With numerous job opportunities and the scope to earn a decent living, Japan has emerged as a lucrative labour market for skilled Bangladeshi migrant workers.

‘Helping Pilgrims’ In KSA: Biman willfully paying twice for same job

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will be spending about Tk 12.9 crores ($1.18 million) to send 100 officials to Saudi Arabia to “assist Bangladeshi hajis” despite having a ground handling services agent who is supposed to do everything for about two-thirds of that cost.

Scarborough Folk Fest 2023: A celebration of diversity, culture, and community

This festival promises a one-of-a-kind community experience, bringing together people of all ages and backgrounds under one harmonious celebration of folk music.

Biman Runway Incursion: Pilots almost caused disaster

There was a near miss on the runway of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Tuesday.

US-Bangla plans to expand wings in Europe, North America

The announcement comes as the airlines is set to mark its ninth anniversary tomorrow

Japanese firm will run HSIA 3rd terminal

A Japanese company will be appointed to operate the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, and the job will include ground and cargo handling, said the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) yesterday.

HSIA third terminal: Japanese firm to handle ops

A Japanese company is getting the job of operating the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), which includes ground and cargo handling, Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) Chairman Air Vice Marshal M Mafidur Rahman said today.

Dhaka-NY direct flight likely to resume this year: CAAB boss

The much-awaited Dhaka-New York direct flight is likely to resume this year, Chairman, Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) Air Vice Marshal M Mafidur Rahman said today

Singapore Airlines again voted world’s best by travellers

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has been named World's Best Airline in the 2023 Skytrax World Airline Awards. It is the fifth time the company has won this prestigious accolade

Question Paper Leak: Another Biman official removed

A third official whose name came up in the investigation into the question paper leak of Biman's recruitment exam was removed from his post recently..Deputy Secretary Muhammad Nizam Uddin Ahmed was transferred from his post of general manager of the Administration and Human Resources Depar

Lopsided deal to cost Biman over Tk 1,000cr

Biman has violated procurement rules to hire a vendor for its online ticket sales and reservation services, and this will lead to Biman losing over Tk 1,000 crore in 10 years, according to a recent audit report by the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of Bangladesh.

Italy to take skilled workers from Bangladesh

Italy has agreed to take skilled workers from Bangladesh under a bilateral migration and mobility arrangement, particularly for Italian construction, shipbuilding and hospitality sectors.