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BNP calls Zahidur a 'mass enemy'

-- April 25, 2019 14:26:01

BNP on Thursday said its Thakurgaon-3 MP elect Zahidur Rahman has become a 'mass enemy' by taking oath violating the party decision. "Those who take oath defying the party decision, leaving its ideal...

BNP's MP-elect Jahid takes oath

FE Online Desk April 25, 2019 12:47:17

BNP's Jahidur Rahman Jahid, the MP-elect for Thakurgaon-3, has taken oath amid tough warnings from the party high-ups. Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath at a ceremony at 12 noon...

PM opens non-stop train service on Dhaka-Rajshahi route

-- April 25, 2019 12:15:26

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday launched the first-ever non-stop intercity train service, 'Bonolota Express', on Dhaka-Rajshahi route fulfilling the long-cherished demand of the people of Raj...

Indefinite transport strike begins in eight northern dists

-- April 25, 2019 11:59:46

Transport workers went on an indefinite strike in eights districts of Rangpur division on Thursday morning, demanding justice for their fellow who was beaten dead allegedly by Detective Branch (DB) po...

Top court declares Modhumoti Model Town illegal

-- April 25, 2019 11:57:13

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has upheld its earlier verdict which declared the Modhumoti Model Town housing project in Savar’s Amin Bazaar illegal. A seven-member bench headed by...

Four die as truck ploughs into Chattogram house

-- April 25, 2019 10:56:10

Four brick kiln workers were killed and two others injured when a wood-laden truck ploughed into a house at Islampur in Rangunia upazila of Chattogram early Thursday. The identities of the deceased c...

Uninterrupted power supply during Ramadan: Nasrul

-- April 24, 2019 21:51:57

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said uninterrupted electricity supply will be ensured across the country during the upcoming holy month of Ramadan.  &ldqu...

Zayan laid to rest at Banani graveyard

-- April 24, 2019 21:36:03

Awami League Presidium Member Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim’s grandson Zayan Chowdhury, who was killed in the Sri Lanka series blasts on Easter Sunday, was laid to rest at Banani graveyard in the ca...

Pointed gourd cultivators in Rangpur make good profit

Our Correspondent April 24, 2019 21:03:32

RANGPUR, Apr 24: The pointed gourd (potol) cultivators across the district are jubilant as they are making a good profit from its sale in markets during this current season. According to sources, h...

Bamboo product makers seek loans on easy terms

Roving Correspondent April 24, 2019 21:02:58

JOYPURHAT, Apr 24: More than 400 people in the district are leading their lives making bamboo products. Craftsman Amulya of Panchbibi upazila said, "It is our ancestral profession. We are trying to...

Int’l Conference on Blue Economy held at DU

-- April 24, 2019 20:10:16

A day-long international conference titled "Sustainable Blue Economy for the Development of Bangladesh" was held on Wednesday at Dhaka University (DU) Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban auditoriu...

Transport workers on 24-hr strike in Chattogram

-- April 24, 2019 20:01:30

Transport workers in Chattogram district started a 24-hour strike from 6:00pm on Wednesday, demanding justice for their fellow who was beaten dead allegedly by Detective Branch (DB) police. A regiona...

Indian envoy calls on President

-- April 24, 2019 19:20:57

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das made a courtesy call on President Md Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban in Dhaka on Wednesday afternoon. During the meeting, President Hamid said bilat...

Students of seven DU-affiliated colleges withdraw blockade

-- April 24, 2019 18:26:31

Students of seven Dhaka University (DU)-affiliated colleges on Wednesday withdrew their blockade after the university authorities assured them of meeting their five-point demand. Jahanarul Haq Noman,...

PM bids emotional farewell to Zayan

-- April 24, 2019 18:21:13

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has visited her relative and Zayan Chowdhary's grandfather Sheikh Fazle Karim Selim at his residence in Banani. Sheikh Hasina arrived at the house around 2:35 pm on Wedne...

BNP mourns death of Zayan

-- April 24, 2019 17:47:49

BNP on Wednesday expressed deep shock at the death of Zayan Chowdhury, grandson of Awami League Presidium Member Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, in a terrorist attack in Sri Lanka on Sunday. "The killing...

Air chief inducted to ‘DSCSC Hall of Fame’

-- April 24, 2019 17:41:22

The name of Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat was inducted to ‘DSCSC Hall of Fame’ through an induction ceremony held at Sheikh Hasina Complex of Defence Services...

'Govt failed to rein in market before Ramadan'

-- April 24, 2019 17:14:56

BNP on Wednesday alleged that the government has failed to control the market ahead of Ramadan as the prices of essential commodities keep growing. "The Commerce Minister a few days back announced th...

Dhaka-Rajshahi nonstop train from Thursday

-- April 24, 2019 17:03:36

Bangladesh Railway has set to launch the Bonolota Express, the first ever non-stop train service on Dhaka-Rajshahi route, on Thursday to meet up the long-cherished demands of people. “We are al...

Woman poisoned to death ‘by husband’ in Keraniganj

-- April 24, 2019 16:54:53

A housewife was poisoned to death allegedly by her husband in Begunbari area of Keranikanj on Wednesday morning. The deceased was identified as Khushi Hosneara, 19, wife of Emon of the area. Quoting...

PM visits Sheikh Selim’s residence to console family

-- April 24, 2019 16:47:59

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited the residence of Awami League leader and her cousin Sheikh Selime at Banani area in Dhaka on Wednesday to console family members over Selim’s grandson’...

Actor Saleh Ahmed dies at 83

-- April 24, 2019 16:41:37

Celebrated actor Saleh Ahmed, who enthralled audiences with his performances in several plays of Humayun Ahmed and films in the 1990s, has died at the age of 83. He passed away during treatment at Dh...

Housewife found dead in Gazipur; three held

-- April 24, 2019 14:49:27

A housewife was found dead at her house in Tongi's Pagar area in Gazipur in the early hours of Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Nurjahan Begum, wife of Zahirul Islam of Chatkhil upazila in N...

Students of DU affiliated colleges continue protests

-- April 24, 2019 14:03:13

Students of seven Dhaka University affiliated colleges continued demonstration for the second consecutive day on Wednesday in the capital. They blocked city's Nilkhet intersection and New Market road...

Giasuddin Al Mamun gets seven years in jail for money laundering

-- April 24, 2019 13:53:34

A Dhaka court on Wednesday sentenced businessman Giasuddin Al Mamun to seven-year imprisonment in a case filed over money laundering. Judge Abu Syed Diljar Hossain of Special Judge Court-3 also fined...

Zayan's body arrives in Dhaka

Agencies April 24, 2019 13:43:48

The mortal remains of Zayan Chowdhury, one of the victims of Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, arrived in Bangladesh on Wednesday afternoon. A Sri Lankan Airlines flight carrying his body landed a...

Workshop on digital security for journalists held in city

FE Online Report April 24, 2019 13:42:09

A three-day workshop titled ‘Digital and Physical Security for Journalists’ ended on Wednesday, urging the journalists to maintain safety practices to protect themselves from digital threa...

Two Netrakona Razakars get death

-- April 24, 2019 12:49:43

Two local collaborators of Pakistani occupation forces from Netrokona were sentenced to death for war crimes on Wednesday. The convicts are: Hedayetullah alias Anju BSc and Shohrab Fakir. A three-me...

Net metering adds 4.25MW solar power to national grid

Syful Islam April 24, 2019 12:25:02

The solar power generation under the net metering system reached nearly 4.25 megawatt (MW) in February last, officials said. They said some 179 producers were generating the electricity in their buil...

Two crushed under wheels of train

-- April 24, 2019 11:29:25

Two unidentified young men were crushed under the wheels of a train at Dhirasram Rail Station in Gazipur city on Tuesday night. Helal Uddin, the station master, said the bodies were found at around 1...