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53 people lynched in Jan-July

FE Online Report August 23, 2019 19:33:12

53 people were killed by mob beating across the country in the seven months of the current calendar year, according to a report by an independent rights and legal aid body. The highest number of inci...

‘Enemies of Hindus are enemies of the nation’

-- August 23, 2019 18:43:31

Awami League’s General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said the enemies of the Hindu community are also the enemies of the nation. “Those who are your (the Hindu community) enemies and...

Dengue: Over 1,400 hospitalised in 24 hours

FE Online Report August 23, 2019 18:28:01

As many as 1,446 new dengue patients have been hospitalised in the last 24 hours until 8:00am on Friday, taking the infected toll to 61,038, according to government data. Besides, the Directorate Gen...

BNP forms forum to support victims of rape, repression

-- August 23, 2019 17:58:07

Amid the growing incidents of rape and violence against women and children, BNP has formed a forum to stand by the victims of such repression with legal and other support, and create a social movement...

Snakebites kill snake-charmer couple in Satkhira

-- August 23, 2019 17:56:28

A man and his wife, both snake handlers, died after being bitten by snakes in Satkhira on Friday. The snake charmer couple was identified as Ekhlas Khan, 32, and Alima Khatun, 28. They are from Kalig...

Myanmar should convince Rohingyas to return home: Momen

-- August 23, 2019 17:31:03

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said Myanmar should convince Rohingya people, who fled ‘ethnic cleansing’ in the Rakhine State and took shelter in Cox’s Bazar two years ago, to g...

'Rohingyas' gun down Jubo League leader

-- August 23, 2019 15:35:20

A Jubo League leader was shot dead allegedly by Rohingyas at Jadimura in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar district on Thursday night. The victim was identified as Omar Faruk, 30, president of ward No 9...

Strengthen communal harmony to attain development: President

-- August 23, 2019 14:53:51

Terming communal harmony a great tradition of the nation, President Abdul Hamid on Friday urged people of all religions to strengthen it to attain national development and progress through collective...

Housewife dies of dengue in Satkhira

-- August 23, 2019 11:17:32

A housewife died of mosquito-borne disease dengue in Satkhira sadar upazila early Friday. The deceased was identified as Shahanara Khatun, 37, wife of Khalilur Rahman of Choygharia village in the upa...

Floating Aman seedbeds gain popularity among peasants in Rangpur

Our Correspondent August 22, 2019 22:25:38

RANGPUR, Aug 22: Floating Aman seedbeds are gaining popularity among the peasants of different areas under Kawnia upazila in the district. With the assistance of agriculture officials a good of farme...

Lightning claims nine lives in four districts

-- August 22, 2019 21:52:20

Nine people,  including a couple, were killed in lightning strikes in Faridpur, Manikganj, Magura and Bogura districts on Thursday. In Faridpur, four people were killed being hit by lightning st...

Rohingya repatriation ‘not one-off event”, requires continuous engagement: UNHCR

-- August 22, 2019 21:47:44

“Voluntary repatriation” of Rohingyas will require the continuous engagement of all concerned agencies to build the trust of Rohingyas, and it is a process, not a one-off event, said a UN...

300 health workers infected with dengue while treating patients

-- August 22, 2019 20:42:15

As many as 300 health workers, including doctors and nurses, have been afflicted with dengue while treating patients hospitalised for the mosquito-borne disease in Dhaka this year. According to a gov...

‘24 killed in border areas in Jan-July’

FE Online Report August 22, 2019 19:07:23

A total of 24 Bangladeshis were killed in incidents of violence along the country's border from January to July of the current calendar year, according to a local independent rights and legal aid body...

Probe report in case over Rajib’s death Sept 26

-- August 22, 2019 17:21:15

A Dhaka court on Thursday set September 26 for submitting probe report in the case lodged over death of Rajib Hossain, who died after being stuck between two buses in the capital last year. Dhaka Met...

Convict in Hasina’s train attack case dies

-- August 22, 2019 17:07:28

A prisoner, who was sentenced to life term imprisonment in a case over the attack on a train carrying the then opposition leader Sheiksh Hasina in 1994, died at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital on Th...

Experts arrive to help control Aedes breeding

-- August 22, 2019 16:58:35

A joint IAEA-FAO-WHO expert team arrived in the capital Thursday on a three-day visit aiming to help Bangladesh tackle dengue outbreak caused by Aedes mosquito. On the first day of its visit, the tea...

Murder suspect killed in Mymensingh ‘gunfight’

-- August 22, 2019 16:18:26

The main suspect in the murder of an auto-rickshaw driver has been killed in a so-called shootout with detective police in Mymensingh’s Gafargaon, reports bdnews24.com.  The incident took...

Two Rohingyas die in BGB anti-drug drive

-- August 22, 2019 16:16:03

Two Rohingyas have died in a so-called shootout with Border Guard Bangladesh, or BGB, in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf, reports bdnews24.com.  The incident took place in the Hoikong area adjo...

Rohingya repatriation falls through again

FE Online Desk August 22, 2019 15:33:04

Repatriation has not started until this noon as none of the Rohingays has expressed their willingness to return to Myanmar which they were forced to flee during the military's brutal crackdown on them...

Three HC justices under probe over breach of conduct

FE Online Desk August 22, 2019 13:54:41

Three justices of the High Court Division of the Supreme Court have faced an investigation over their alleged breach of code of conduct. They are Salma Masud Chowdhury, Quazi Reza-Ul Hoque and A K M...

Buses collide head-on in Thakurgaon, killing three

-- August 22, 2019 12:58:01

A head-on collision between two buses on Thakurgaon-Panchagarh Highway left three people dead and 30 others injured on Thursday morning. Two of the deceased were identified as Abul Kalam Azad, a mini...

PM inaugurates Biman’s third Dreamliner ‘Gaangchil’

-- August 22, 2019 12:55:59

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday inaugurated ‘Gaangchil’, the third Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, setting up a new milestone for the national flag carrier....

Two Rohingya ‘drug pedlars’ die in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

-- August 22, 2019 12:03:07

Two suspected Rohingya drug peddlers were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at Hoaikong Urubunia Katakhal in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar in the early...

Two more dengue patients die

-- August 22, 2019 10:49:51

Two more people have died of mosquito-borne disease dengue in Dhaka and Barishal on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Gias Uddin, 40, son of Abdul Awal of Chandpur; and Monir Hossain, 38, son...

Why Rohingyas do not want to return to Myanmar?

-- August 22, 2019 10:46:47

Mohammad Islam, a Rohingya man from Rakhine State capital Maungdaw, fled to Bangladesh with his mother on August 25, 2017 when the Myanmar army-led crackdown began. His brother and sister came a few...

Rohingya repatriation set to start today

Mir Mostafizur Rahaman August 22, 2019 10:21:22

The joint move by the governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar to start repatriation of the Rohingya refugees from today (Thursday) has drawn flak from different quarters. Experts concerned opined that...

Rohingya repatriation begins Thursday

-- August 21, 2019 22:06:54

Bangladesh is ready to send back the first batch of Rohingyas to their place of origin in Rakhine State of Myanmar on Thursday, reports UNB citing an official. Five buses and two trucks have bee...

Perpetrators of Aug 21 grenade attack will be punished: PM

BSS August 21, 2019 21:29:47

Accusing the past BNP-Jamaat government and Begum Khaleda Zia and her elder son Tarique Rahman of perpetrating the August 21, 2004 gruesome grenade attack on an Awami League rally in the capital, Prim...

Mahbub Uz Zaman new BD ambassador to China

-- August 21, 2019 19:42:39

The government has decided to appoint Mahbub Uz Zaman as the new ambassador of Bangladesh to China, says the foreign ministry, reports bdnews24.com Currently, he is serving as the secretary (Asia and...