Rashidul Hasan

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Budget carrier Flynas to ferry hajj pilgrims

After 10 long years, a third airlines -- Saudi Arabian budget carrier Flynas -- has been granted permission to transport Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims to and from the kingdom.

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

Hajj package yet to be announced with just 2 months remaining

Hajj management would be very challenging this year as almost all hajj-related activities are yet to start with just two months to complete those, said organisations involved in it.

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

Offshore Smart City: Can a parliamentary committee recommend a project to PM without due diligence?

Can a parliamentary standing committee recommend a project directly to the prime minister without any due diligence? The law explicitly does not permit it.

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

Carriers’ duopoly over Hajj must end

The demand for allowing a third carrier for operating hajj flights is getting louder as the existing system of ferrying the pilgrims to Saudi Arabia has been costing the hajis more and is creating...

April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022

Domestic Routes: Extra flights to ease Eid journey

Amid the huge rush of Eid holidaymakers, all the three local airlines have decided to increase the number of flights to different domestic destinations.

April 23, 2022
April 23, 2022

Eid rush: Tourism to see turnaround after 2 years

The tourism industry is set to rebound during the Eid vacation after two years of slump amid the pandemic.

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

JS committee slams LGD for project delays

A parliamentary body yesterday expressed strong resentment over repeated delays and cost rises in almost all projects under the Local Government Division.

April 19, 2022
April 19, 2022

Dissolution of zila parishads draws flak

The government’s decision to dissolve zila parishads has received widespread criticisms with experts saying that the appointment of unelected individuals at the helm of the 130-year-old local...

April 18, 2022
April 18, 2022

Don’t harass UAE-bound workers on tourist visas

A parliamentary body yesterday asked all authorities concerned not to harass UAE-bound migrant workers on tourist visas at the Dhaka airport.

April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

Jet fuel prices hiked again

The price of jet fuel shot up again last week, the 13th hike in 17 months, which will force domestic carriers to raise airfares, risking losing travellers and intense competition with foreign...