Wednesday, 28 Oct, 2020


Online railway ticket for foreigners urgent

AGARTALA, KOLKATA: Assistant High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Agartala of Tripura underscored the need to introduce online railway ticket for foreigners in a bid to boost tourism of Bangladesh.  Assistant High Commissioner Md Shakhawat Hossain, in an exclusive discussion with

Some in media play negetive role

DHAKA: Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina is expected to go on a four-day state visit to the neighboring country India on April 7. The Premier has not visited India on a state tour since her last visit in 2010. In the meantimes, few attempts were taken to arrange a visit, however, the process

No Bangladesh ambassador in Egypt for 5-month

CAIRO, EGYPT: Bangladesh embassy in Cairo of Egypt is known as three-man mission -- an ambassador, a counselor and a first secretary (labor). But, currently, the embassy is a two-man mission as the post of the Ambassador has been vacant for the last five months. Counselor Shafiqur

Over 40 mother tongues exist in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Apart from Bangla, more than 40 mother tongues have been found in Bangladesh, though there was a conception that the country possesses 15 to 25 mother languages so far.  The fact that has finally been revealed through several individual researches and also the continuous

Tourism-friendly DC essential

FROM SHUSHILAN GUEST HOUSE (TIGER POINT): Editor-in-Chief Alamgir Hossain suggested that appointment of tourism-friendly deputy commissioners (DCs) in the potential districts is essential for the development of the industry. He came up with the remarks while addressing

Banglanews working on tourism in remote areas 

FROM SHUSHILAN GUEST HOUSE (TIGER POINT): Alamgir Hossain, Editor-in-Chief of the country’s leading online newsportal, said although it is very tough to work on tourism in remote areas, Banglanews is doing it with the help of local people and authorities concerned.

Banglanews tourism discussion on Sundarbans begins 

FROM SHUSHILAN GUEST HOUSE (TIGER POINT): Country’s leading online news portal has begun the much awaited discussion over the prospect of tourism in Sundarbans on Saturday morning. The day-long program started around 10:00am at Shushilan Guest House (Tiger Point) of

Tourism creates one job in every 2.5-second

BANDARBAN: Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (BPC) chairman Dr Aparup Chowdhury said tourism creates one job in every two and half seconds across the world. He made the disclosure while addressing as chief guest at the concluding day of 2-day discussion, organized by country’s leading

Registration for tourist guides needed

BANDARBAN: Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) civil and environment engineering department professor Zahir Bin Alam said that tourists will get confidence on tourist guides if they have licenses. He also opined that guides should come under registration with training

Tourism Police working to solve tourists’ challenges

BANDARBAN: Tourism Police inspector Suhrid Chakma said Tourism Police are working to solve the problems of tourists in the district. He made the assertion while speaking at Banglanews-organized two-day discussion on the prospect of tourism in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) region held at

Bandarban tourism to reach new height

BANDARBAN: Nezarat Deputy Collector (NDC) Hossain Muhammad Al Mujahid, in a discussion, hoped that Bandarban tourism will get a new dimension and also reach a new height, if proper measures are taken. He said: “A number of components are required to flourish the tourism industry of a

ADC post for tourism needed: Alamgir Hossain

BANDARBAN: Banglanews Editor-in-Chief Alamgir Hossain opined that creation of Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) post for tourism in tourism-rich districts is needed for further development of this sector. He made the assertion while delivering a welcome speech as the chair on the

In Probarana fest of Khagrachhari

Sohelur Rahman, Senior Newsroom Editor BACK FROM PANCHHARI, KHAGRACHARI: My mission was to see the biggest Buddha statue of South Asia in Khagrachhari. I reached there at 7:00am at ‘Shantipur Aranya Kutir’ in Shantipur village of Panchhari upazilla of the district. While

Tourism can curb youth derailment

TEA HEAVEN RESORT (SREEMANGAL): Banglanews Editor-in-Chief Alamgir Hossain in his concluding speech said young generation of the country will not derail if tourism flourishes. ‘The youth will pass time in visiting several places if we can develop domestic tourism,’ he added. He

Tourism can generate local employment: Menon

TEA HEAVEN RESORT (SREEMANGAL): Civil aviation and tourism minister Rashed Khan Menon opined that local people can extensively be employed through the development of tourism. He came up with the announcement while addressing a discussion on the prospects of tourism in greater Sylhet.

Banglanews to promote Sylhet tourism always

TEA HEAVEN RESORT (SREEMANGAL): Banglanews Editor-in-Chief Alamgir Hossain in his concluding speech said that the newsportal will always uphold the possibilities of tourism in Sylhet region. He made this assertion at a special discussion on the prospects and problems of tourism in

Menon for motels, resorts in Sreemangal

TEA HEAVEN RESORT (SREEMANGAL): A good number of hotels, motels and resorts will be constructed for tourists in Sreemangal upazila of Moulvibazar district as part of government initiative in flourishing tourism industry of Bangladesh. Civil aviation and tourism minister Rashed Khan

Sreemangal needs tourism institute

TEA HEAVEN RESORT (SREEMANGAL): Moulvibazar additional deputy commissioner (ADC) Mohammad Mashooqur Rahman Sikdar demanded a tourism institute for unlocking the potentials of the sector in Sreemangal upazila of Moulvibazar district. He made this demand while addressing a special

Communication main challenge for Sylhet tourism dev

TEA HEAVEN RESORT (SREEMANGAL): Sylhet district unit general secretary of Workers’ Party Sikandar Alim commented that the main hindrance for the development of tourism in Sylhet division is communication. He made this remark while addressing a special discussion on the prospects and

Vehicles required for safe tourism in Sylhet

TEA HEAVEN RESORT (SREEMANGAL): Sreemangal police station officer-in-charge (OC) M Mahbubur Rahman said local administration has a shortage of vehicles to provide security to the tourists. He came up with the assertion while addressing a daylong discussion, organized by online

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