A- A A+
Last Updated : Mar 4 2021 10:28PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
UN General Assembly adopts India's resolution to declare 2023 as International Year of Millets            Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, India is honored to be at forefront of popularizing Millets            BJP CEC meets in New Delhi in wake of upcoming Assembly Elections            External Affairs Minister, Dr. S. Jaishanker visits Dhaka, says, Bangladesh is central to India's neighborhood first Policy            India commemorates Chabahar Day, External Affairs Minister says, Chabahar port facilitated delivery of humanitarian assistance during COVID-19 pandemic           

International News

Mar 12, 2020

Bangladesh announces cancellation of flights to India in view of Coronavirus

Several airlines operating from Bangladesh have announced the cancellation of flights to India in view of the Coronavirus spread and travel restrictions imposed by India. Biman Bangladesh today announced that none of its flight will operate to India from Saturday. However, one flight will be operated on Sunday to bring back the Bangladeshis from Kolkata.

US-Bangla Airlines, Novoair and Regent Airways have also decided to suspend flights to India. High Commission of India in Dhaka today announced that all the visas issued by it and its Assistant High Commissions in Bangladesh will remain suspended from 13 March to 15 April. No new visas will be issued for India during this period.

In the meanwhile, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launched a cleanliness drive in the country named Parichchanna Gram, Paichchanna Shahar- clean villages, clean towns today. To minimize the chances of the spread of Coronavirus in Bangladesh she advised people not to shake hands or hug and follow the directions of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR).

Speaking to media in Dhaka, Health Minister Zahid Maleque urged the Bangladeshi nationals abroad not to return to the home country unless there is some emergency reason. The government has also ramped up it's screening at various airports and entry points to the country. Additional scanners have been installed at airports in Dhaka, Chattogram, Sylhet and Benapole land port, informed the minister.

No new Corona virus-positive cases have been found in Bangladesh in the last 24 hours till Thursday.

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 4 (Mar) Midday News 4 (Mar) Evening News 4 (Mar) Hourly 4 (Mar) (1910hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 4 (Mar) दोपहर समाचार 4 (Mar) समाचार संध्या 4 (Mar) प्रति घंटा समाचार 4 (Mar) (2200hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 4 (Mar) Khabrein(Day) 4 (Mar) Khabrein(Eve) 3 (Mar)
Aaj Savere 4 (Mar) Parikrama 4 (Mar)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 4 (Mar) Samayki 1 (Jan) Sports Scan 4 (Mar) Spotlight/News Analysis 4 (Mar) Employment News 4 (Mar) रोजगार समाचार 4 (Mar) World News 3 (Mar) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 4 (Mar) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 27 (Feb) North East Diary 4 (Mar)