CAAB revokes licence of Biman pilots Sadia, Al-Mehedi

The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh has revoked the private and commercial pilot licences of Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ first officer Sadia Ahmed and the commercial pilot licence of first officer Al-Mehedi Islam for forging their academic certificate and other documents.

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Expatriates can be the face of ‘positive Bangladesh’

Expatriate Bangladeshis can play an important role in “branding” a positive Bangladesh across the globe under the government’s public diplomacy effort, said Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday.

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National Expatriates Day / Enhance services for them: speakers

The government needs to ease and increase its different services for the expatriates including those related to remittance as their contributions are crucial for the country’s economy, speakers said at a discussion yesterday.

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National Expatriates Day / Getting expatriates involved in country’s development

The government is going to mark National Expatriates Day for the first time today with the objective of honouring millions of Bangladeshis living abroad and involving them more in the country’s development.

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Star, BRAC launch ‘Remittance Award’

To honour the contributions of migrant workers to the country’s GDP growth and their role in enriching foreign currency reserves, The Daily Star and BRAC have jointly initiated the “Remittance Award”.

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Biman to start Dhaka-Rome flights from March

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will start operating Dhaka-Rome flights from March next year, said Biman MD and CEO Shafiul Azim yesterday.

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140 more Bangladeshi migrants return from Libya

The government today brought back a group of 140 Bangladeshi migrants from Libya.

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International Migrants Day: Focus on their skills training

There should be a special focus on enhancing the skills training of prospective migrant workers, said Cabinet Secretary Mahbub Hossain yesterday.

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Malaysian cop suspended over arbitrary detention, torture of Bangladeshi journo

Malaysian police yesterday suspended a cop for arbitrarily detaining a Bangladeshi journalist in Malaysia and allegedly handing him over to a gang that tortured him

Survey on untimely return of 218 migrants: Deportation, not getting promised job key reasons

Detention and subsequent deportation, unemployment, and violation of employment contract by not providing promised job and wage were among the key reasons behind untimely return of 218 migrants from abroad, found a telephonic survey.

Jin Air keen to operate direct flights

Jin Air has shown interest to enhance its flight operation with regular direct schedule flights between Bangladesh and South Korea.

International Migrants Day: Of rights violations and heartbreaks

Despite a surge in labour migration, many Bangladeshi migrant workers encounter challenges in host countries, including job loss due to fraud, leading to economic loss and psychological stress.

2w ago

Biman launches Dhaka-Chennai flight

Biman Bangladesh Airlines launched its direct flight on the Dhaka-Chennai-Dhaka route yesterday.

2w ago

Biman short of cash, yet reaches for pricey Airbus

Biman is looking at a Tk 4,000 crore cash shortfall since it has agreed in principle to purchase two Airbus planes for Tk 8,000 crore, without a prior monetisation plan, a board meeting of the national flag carrier revealed.

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136 Bangladeshi migrants return from Libya

The government today brought back a group of 136 irregular Bangladeshi migrants from Libya

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Dhaka Airport: 11 int’l flights diverted due to dense fog

A mild cold wave may sweep over some places in the northern and western regions today, says the Bangladesh Meteorological Department.

3w ago

145 Bangladeshis repatriated from Libya

The government repatriated 398 Bangladeshi irregular migrants from Libya in past nine days with the latest group of 145 migrants reaching the country today

3w ago

Oman suspends visa for Bangladeshis

Oman has suspended the issuance of visas across all categories for Bangladeshis from Tuesday until further notice, reported The Times of Oman yesterday, quoting Royal Oman Police (ROP), the Gulf country’s immigration authority.

Repatriation of illegal immigrants: Govt to sign SOP with UK

In reply to a reporter’s query if the SOP will be used to facilitate bringing back BNP’s acting chairman Tarique Rahman, who is living in the UK, the home minister said, "We will try our best"

Remittance hits four-month high

Migrant workers sent home $1.98 billion in October

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