Bangladesh food

The big bite of 2021: Burgers are taking over the fast food market!

If the indulgence had a name, it would be the hamburger, as the quintessentially American meal was among the most popular foods of the year. Over the past few months, burgers have become a part of the top F&B orders. The uniquely American meal gained traction as quick service restaurants (QSRs), cloud kitchens, and takeout […]

Bangladesh travel

Omicron: US lifts travel restrictions on 8 southern African countries

REUTERS Fri 24 Dec 2021 21:45 Last update on: Fri 24 Dec 2021 21:49 Passengers wait to board international flights, amid the spread of the new variant of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron, at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, November 28, 2021. REUTERS / Sumaya Hisham / File Photo “> Passengers wait to board international […]

Bangladesh food

Institutional failure causes high food inflation: CPD

A file photo shows bags of rice at a grocery store in the Kaptan Bazar kitchen market in the capital, Dhaka. Institutional weaknesses in pre-estimating the real demand for rice and non-rice products are responsible for the strong food inflation crisis in the local market since the start of the Covid pandemic, according to a […]

Bangladesh business

Manchester Airport resumes direct flights to Bangladesh – Business Traveler

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will resume flights from Manchester Airport to Bangladesh this weekend. The airline will offer bi-weekly flights to Dhaka and Sylhet from December 26 to March 28, with flights on Fridays and Mondays from December 30. Flights will be operated by a B787 Dreamliner aircraft configured with business and economy class cabins. The […]

Bangladesh travel

State-level travel restrictions as cases increase

With the increase in Omicron cases across India, a new wave of fear and restrictions is emerging around the world. India, which has experienced a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, has also announced travel restrictions in its several states. State governments have announced covid guidelines for travelers from “at-risk” countries in an attempt to […]

Bangladesh population

AQI and population growth

The recent increase in smog levels in Lahore was anything but unprecedented; the city is perhaps the most polluted in the world as it ranks above 100 on the air quality index. With the onset of the winter season, the city is engulfed in pollution and smoke as smog pervades everything and makes daily life […]

Bangladesh travel

Latest travel information and tips for India – Forbes Advisor INDIA

The Indian government has made it easier for passengers to return to India by expanding air transport agreements to 33 countries, the latest country to be added being Australia. However, strict Covid-19 restrictions are in place to ensure safety given the global increase in cases linked to the new variant of the coronavirus, omicron, and […]

Bangladesh food

An app for providing information on making and storing safe foods

From now on, the people of Bangladesh can get various information about food safety and how to prepare and store it to ensure food safety, by using an app. Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Monday launched the app titled “Khaddo Kothon” at the BFSA office. The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) launched the app […]

Bangladesh food

Support Afghans with food and medical assistance: Bangladesh tells OIC

Bangladesh would support the Afghan people through humanitarian aid in the form of food and medical aid. This was conveyed by Foreign Minister Masud Bin Momen during the 17th Extraordinary Council of OIC Foreign Ministers on Afghanistan, which was held on December 18 in Islamabad, Pakistan. For all the latest news, follow the Daily Star’s […]

Bangladesh population

Half of the target population will be vaccinated with Covax vaccines, gifts

Some 34% of the 70% of the country’s population targeted for Covid vaccination will be inoculated with vaccines received at the Covax facility, gifts from different countries. The government of Bangladesh has so far reached an agreement for 32 crore doses of Covid vaccine – including purchase, gifts from China, India and other countries and […]