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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 09 December 16-31, 2014  


Passengers and airlines continue to suffer as HSIA ill-equipped to handle air traffic in bad weather
_By Raquib Siddiqi Dhaka : Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), the gateway to Bangladesh by air, is not properly equipped to handle air traffic in all weather conditions. As a result, on many days in winter, passengers continue to suffer great inconveniences and airlines continue to face operational trouble which results in financial losses. Poor visibility because of fog and mist has become an annual feature and trouble. Every year a large number of flights are required to be div. More...
The Sundarbans_ top tourist attraction in Bangladesh_ is now in great danger
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : The Sundarbans, top tourist attraction of Bangladesh, as well as one of the UNESCO heritage sites, is now facing grave danger concerning its biodiversity, following oil spill from a capsized tanker. The Sundarbans is now facing a major environmental disaster and the incident has become a matter of great concern after an oil tanker carrying 3.58 lakh litres of furnace oil capsized in Sela River flowing through the Sundarbans on December 9. The oil tanker_ Souther. More...
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