15h ago| Undocumented

37 Bangladeshis detained trying to illegally enter Malaysia

Some 37 Bangladeshis were reportedly nabbed by the Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) as they tried to enter the country illegally by boat in waters off Kuala Sepang in Selangor.

2w ago| Airlines & more

Biman carrier collides with boarding bridge in HSIA, probe body formed

A Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner of Biman Bangladesh Airlines collided yesterday (June 16, 2022) with the boarding bridge at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

2w ago| Airlines & more

Qatar Airways' profit hits record $1.5 billion ahead of FIFA World Cup

Qatar Airways, one of the Mideast’s largest carriers known for on-board comfort and luxury, said Thursday its profits over the past fiscal year topped $1.5 billion, marking the highest ever earnings for the state-owned carrier as it prepares to see a record surge in travelers for the upcoming FIFA World Cup soccer games.

2w ago| NRB

Dabir Chacha: A living legend

On a British sunny afternoon when the entire nation was celebrating Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in a four day weekend from Thursday, June 2 till Sunday, June 5, I was off to North London to see another elderly who had become a celebrity in his own rights and rose to fame at the age of 100 when he decided to raise funds during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Since then, he has become an iconic figure in the Bengali community and is lovingly called Dabir Chacha.

ACC visits Biman HQ to probe leasing 2 Boeing 777s from Egypt Air

A team of Anti-Corruption Commission today visited Biman Bangladesh Airlines headquarters as part of its investigation into the corruption allegations regarding taking lease of two Boeing 777 aircraft from Egypt Air in 2014. The lease caused a loss of around Tk 1,200 crore.