Biman cuts Hajj flights fare by Tk 10,000

Biman Bangladesh Airlines reduced Hajj flights fare by Tk 10,191 on Thursday. Now, pilgrims flying to Makkah will have to pay Tk 1,28,000. Last year, the national flag carrier carried half of the pilgrims from Bangladesh. State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh MdAbdullah made the price cut announcement after an inter-ministry meeting with CivilAviation and TourismMinistry in Dhaka. "The fare has been reduced considering the welfare of the pilgrims," he said. "Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is very sincere about it."...


TIB report causes heartburn to govt, EC: BNP

BNP on Thursday alleged that the TIB report on "vote robbery" in the December-30 election has caused heartburn both to the government and the Election Commission. "The government and the EC cannot hide their faces as TIB has unveiled the absolute truth of vote robbery," BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi. Speaking at...