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Six accused remanded over Tangail bus robbery, rape

Six accused remanded over Tangail bus robbery, rape

-- 2022-08-09 21:35:13

A tangail court on Tuesday placed six accused in a case filed over the robbery incident after hijacking a Chattogram-bound bus in Tangail when a woman commuter was raped, on a three-day police remand....

Manpower export to Malaysia resumes after four-year gap

Manpower export to Malaysia resumes after four-year gap

-- 2022-08-09 21:21:46

Malaysia on Tuesday resumed recruitment of manpower from Bangladesh after a long pause of four years as the first batch of Bangladeshi workers reached Kuala Lumpur. A flight of Air Asia carrying 53 B...

Low-lying areas in Bagerhat coastal areas submerged

Low-lying areas in Bagerhat coastal areas submerged

-- 2022-08-09 19:00:17

Low-lying coastal areas of Bagerhat district were inundated due to the tidal surge triggered by the depression in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday, causing immense suffering to the dwellers. The intermit...

Considering fare hike, but nothing decided yet: Railway minister

Considering fare hike, but nothing decided yet: Railway minister

-- 2022-08-09 18:09:50

No decision has been taken yet about the increase of the railway fare, said Railway Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujon on Tuesday. “After the price hike of fuel, we are thinking about the increase o...

Official death toll from flood rises to 138

Official death toll from flood rises to 138

-- 2022-08-09 17:12:03

The death toll from this season's floods in the country rose to 138 with another death in Habiganj district in 24 hours until Tuesday morning. The total deaths were recorded from May 17 to August 9,...

Tea workers strike for wage hike in Sylhet

Tea workers strike for wage hike in Sylhet

-- 2022-08-09 17:03:58

Hundreds of workers of 23 tea gardens in Sylhet observed a two hour work abstention on Tuesday demanding a daily wage of Tk 300 due to price hike of daily essentials. The workers of Sylhet Valley wen...

53 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

53 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

-- 2022-08-09 16:54:36

Another 53 dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours until Tuesday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Among them, 50 patients were hospita...

Nine killed in seven months at unmanned level crossings in Feni

Nine killed in seven months at unmanned level crossings in Feni

-- 2022-08-09 15:05:50

Unauthorised level crossings have become a death trap in Feni district where nine people were killed in the past seven months, thanks to the dereliction of the authorities concerned. Every...

Dhaka's air quality remains 'good'

Dhaka's air quality remains 'good'

-- 2022-08-09 13:54:06

Dhaka's air quality continues to be in the 'good' zone. With an air quality index (AQI) score of 50 at 10.30 am, the densely populated metropolis ranked 35th in the list of world cities with...

Rajshahi man sets his motorcycle on fire after a dispute with cop

Rajshahi man sets his motorcycle on fire after a dispute with cop

-- 2022-08-08 20:29:18

A man set his motorcycle on fire following a dispute with a police officer in the Court Hargram area of Rajshahi on Monday. The 30-year-old biker, Ashiq Ali, set his motorcycle on fire out of frustra...

Vegetable markets in Jashore hit by fuel price hike

Vegetable markets in Jashore hit by fuel price hike

-- 2022-08-08 19:23:21

The price of vegetables in Jashore kitchen markets shot up due to the hike in fuel price, adding woes to the fixed-income people who are already overburdened with the soaring prices of daily essential...

Sherpur farmer killed in wild elephant attack

Sherpur farmer killed in wild elephant attack

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-03 11:12:31

A 65-year-old farmer was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Nalitabari upazila of Sherpur district on Tuesday, police said on Wednesday. The tragedy occurred on Tuesday afternoon in the Patrachh...

NID mentions Venezuela as birthplace of 12 Moulvibazar residents

NID mentions Venezuela as birthplace of 12 Moulvibazar residents

-- 2022-08-01 18:33:39

The national identity card (NID) of at least 12 permanent residents of the Moulvibazar district mentioned their birthplace as Venezuela. The mistake occurred after these NID holders living in the cou...

350 sued over Thakurgaon UP polls violence that left infant dead

350 sued over Thakurgaon UP polls violence that left infant dead

-- 2022-07-30 20:36:30

A case was filed against 350 people on Saturday over violence after announcement of election results of Bachor Union Parishad in Ranisankail Upazila of Thakurgaon when a nine-month old was shot dead a...

PKSF installs water purifier in salinity-hit Koyra

PKSF installs water purifier in salinity-hit Koyra

FE REPORT 2022-07-28 10:37:12

Some 250 families of Koyra upazila in Khulna will get potable water supply as another water treatment plant has been set up in the coastal area that faces a serious crisis of drinking water due to ris...

Young tourist drowns in Nikli haor

Young tourist drowns in Nikli haor

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-07-22 14:18:32

A 25-year-old tourist drowned and two others sustained injuries while bathing in the Nikli haor in Kishoreganj on Friday morning. The deceased was identified as Akash, a resident of Dhaka. Fire serv...

Five dead as bus slams into autorickshaw in Barishal

Five dead as bus slams into autorickshaw in Barishal

-- 2022-07-20 14:16:47

Five people were killed and two others injured in a road crash involving a bus and an autorickshaw in Barishal’s Bakerganj Upazila on Wednesday afternoon. The accident occurred on the Barishal-...

Bus ploughs into microbus in Habiganj, four killed

Bus ploughs into microbus in Habiganj, four killed

-- 2022-07-18 16:56:25

At least four people were killed and 15 others were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a microbus in Habiganj's Shayestaganj. The accident occurred near the Shahjibazar power plant on t...

152 projects worth Tk 66.8m implemented in Mymensingh

152 projects worth Tk 66.8m implemented in Mymensingh

-- 2022-07-17 18:37:52

The government under the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has implemented 152 projects at a cost of Tk 66.80 million under its rural infrastructural repairing programme (TR-Kabita) during the 2...

ICU, HDU in Chuadanga Sadar Hospital hit hard by manpower shortage

ICU, HDU in Chuadanga Sadar Hospital hit hard by manpower shortage

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-07-17 10:37:19

Medicare services of ICU and HDU units at Chuadanga sadar hospital remain suspended for around nine months due to lack of manpower causing a grave concern in the district as the fourth wave of the Cov...

Homes, temple attacked in Narail over Facebook post

Homes, temple attacked in Narail over Facebook post

-- 2022-07-16 18:58:37

Angry people have attacked Hindu homes and a temple in Narail’s Lohagara over a Facebook post allegedly belittling Islam in the latest spate of violence targeting the religious minorities of Ban...

Man throttles wife, daughters to death in Jashore

Man throttles wife, daughters to death in Jashore

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-07-16 13:58:12

A man allegedly throttled his wife and their two daughters to death over a family feud in Avhoynagar upazila of Jashore district on Friday. The deceased were identified as Sabina Yeasmin Bithi, 28, w...

Three dead, two injured in Dinajpur car crash

Three dead, two injured in Dinajpur car crash

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-07-13 10:45:54

At least three people have died after a car veered out of control and plunged into a roadside ditch in Dinajpur Sadar. Two others were injured in the accident that took place on the Dinajpur-Rangpur...

Orphan siblings spend 17 days on a tree as flood washes away their house

Orphan siblings spend 17 days on a tree as flood washes away their house

-- 2022-07-12 22:27:08

Two siblings spent 17 days on the branches of a tree as flood water washed away their house at Dhalagaon village in Sunamganj. The ill-fated siblings are Julekha, 22 and Rakib, 13. The orphans used t...

Seven children drown in four districts during Eid-ul-Azha holidays

Seven children drown in four districts during Eid-ul-Azha holidays

-- 2022-07-12 19:04:26

Seven children died from drowning in Chattogram, Chapainawabganj, Sherpur and Brahmanbaria districts during the Eid-ul-Azha holidays. In Chattogram, two children drowned in a canal in Kalpolok reside...

Seven dengue patients hospitalised in city 

Seven dengue patients hospitalised in city 

-- 2022-07-11 17:02:36

Another seven dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours until Monday morning in Bangladesh, reports UNB. All the new patients were hospitalised in Dhaka division, according to the Directorate Gen...

6.6m mobile phone subscribers left Dhaka in the two days before Eid-ul-Azha   

6.6m mobile phone subscribers left Dhaka in the two days before Eid-ul-Azha  

-- 2022-07-11 15:15:24

Users of more than 6.6 million mobile phone connections have left the capital on the first two days of the Eid-ul-Azha holidays, according to Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar. In...

Mild heat wave may sweep country

Mild heat wave may sweep country

-- 2022-07-11 15:04:16

A mild heat wave may sweep across the country including  Rajshahi, Dinajpur, Nilphamari, Panchagarh and Srimangal , according to weather office on Monday. Light to moderate rain or thundershower...

All set to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha in Rajshahi

All set to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha in Rajshahi

-- 2022-07-08 13:05:25

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC), district administration and all other organisations concerned have chalked out elaborate programmes to celebrate the holy Eid-ul-Azha in the city with due fervor and e...

Acute crisis of drinking water in flood-hit Sylhet, Sunamganj

Acute crisis of drinking water in flood-hit Sylhet, Sunamganj

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2022-07-08 09:26:17

SYLHET: The people of greater Sylhet district face acute crisis of pure drinking water as about 91,672 tube-wells have been submerged by floodwaters in Sylhet and Sunamganj districts. According to la...