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Bangladesh reports 28 new Covid cases, zero deaths

Bangladesh reports 28 new Covid cases, zero deaths

-- 2022-05-26 16:42:22

Bangladesh has registered 28 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,953,356. But no new fatalities were registered in the 24-hour count, keeping the death toll from t...

‘Govt thinking to ask amnesty to bring back laundered money’

‘Govt thinking to ask amnesty to bring back laundered money’

-- 2022-05-26 16:37:07

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that the government is contemplating amnesty for bringing the laundered money back into the country. "We're thinking of announcing amnesty for bringing the...

Five workers killed in Sirajganj road accident 

Five workers killed in Sirajganj road accident 

-- 2022-05-26 16:35:19

At least five workers were killed and five others injured a truck collided head-on with a human hauler, locally known as Leguna, on the Sirajganj-Natore highway in Goja bridge area of the district in...

DGHS directs to shut operations of all unregistered clinics within 72 hrs

DGHS directs to shut operations of all unregistered clinics within 72 hrs

-- 2022-05-26 16:23:47

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Thursday directed the authorities concerned to close all unregistered clinics, private hospitals and diagnostic centres across the country within 7...

PM urges development partners’ help in implementing Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100

PM urges development partners’ help in implementing Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100

-- 2022-05-26 15:57:06

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the country's development partners to help implement the Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 which seeks sustainable development for future generations. "The coo...

Student wings of BNP, AL clash again at DU

Student wings of BNP, AL clash again at DU

-- 2022-05-26 15:44:37

Activists from the Bangladesh Chhatra League and Chhatra Dal have clashed again at Dhaka University. The clash occurred this time over a protest rally called by the student wing of the BNP against an...

Seven Bangladeshi make the ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ list

Seven Bangladeshi make the ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ list

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-26 15:35:51

Seven Bangladeshi youths have been named in the ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ Asia list of 2022. They have made their way into the prestigious list for their outstanding contributions to mainly th...

New cencus: Kamal warns against giving wrong data

New cencus: Kamal warns against giving wrong data

FE REPORT 2022-05-26 13:02:56

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal Wednesday urged the countrymen to help enumerators of national population census to complete the headcount successfully. "Please help us, help enumerators to comp...

Four killed as truck collides with human hauler in Sirajganj

Four killed as truck collides with human hauler in Sirajganj

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-05-26 11:01:03

Four agricultural workers died after a human hauler locally known as 'Laguna' collided head-on with a stone-laden truck in Sirajganj’s Salanga. The incident took place near Goja bridge in Ramar...

RMU to start full-fledged operation soon

RMU to start full-fledged operation soon

-- 2022-05-26 10:27:47

Rajshahi Medical University, the second medical varsity of the country, will start its full-fledged academic, research and medicare activities soon. In addition to academic and research, the univer...

Integrated energy-power master plan likely to be ready by Nov

Integrated energy-power master plan likely to be ready by Nov

-- 2022-05-26 10:24:09

A planned "integrated energy-power sector master plan" is likely to be ready by November this year. The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ), a Japanese firm, gave such an indication when it...

CVF emerged as legitimate voice under Bangladesh’s leadership, says PM

CVF emerged as legitimate voice under Bangladesh’s leadership, says PM

-- 2022-05-25 23:00:16

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the Climate Vulnerable Forum has risen to be a legitimate voice for most climate-affected countries under the leadership of Bangladesh.She hoped it will continue to p...

Domestic workers not interested in taking salaries through MFS: Study

Domestic workers not interested in taking salaries through MFS: Study

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-25 21:29:19

A study says 99 per cent of domestic workers in Dhaka prefer taking their salaries in cash instead of using mobile financial services (MFS). The baseline survey was conducted by Manusher Jonno Founda...

Gaffar Choudhury’s body to arrive Dhaka Saturday 

Gaffar Choudhury’s body to arrive Dhaka Saturday 

-- 2022-05-25 20:49:19

The body of language movement veteran and prominent columnist Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury - best known for writing the lyrics of ‘Amar Bhaier Rokte Rangano’ - will arrive in Dhaka on Saturday (...

CVF emerges as legitimate voice under Bangladesh's presidency: PM

CVF emerges as legitimate voice under Bangladesh's presidency: PM

-- 2022-05-25 20:28:59

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) emerged as a legitimate voice for most climate-affected countries under Bangladesh's presidency, hoping it would continue to pu...

Publish gazette asking PK Halder to appear: Court

Publish gazette asking PK Halder to appear: Court

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-25 20:08:05

A court in Dhaka has directed the authorities concerned to publish a gazette asking former managing director of NRB Global Bank Prashanta Kumar Halder, better known as PK Halder, and nine others to ap...

Hadisur’s family to get $500,000 in compensation

Hadisur’s family to get $500,000 in compensation

-- 2022-05-25 19:07:12

The family of Hadisur Rahman, the naval engineer who was killed after a projectile hit Bangladeshi ship Banglar Samriddhi in Ukraine during the war with Russia, will get $500,000 in compensation. The...

UNHCR urges regional countries to take care of Rohingyas like Bangladesh 

UNHCR urges regional countries to take care of Rohingyas like Bangladesh 

-- 2022-05-25 19:07:12

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has appealed to the regional countries including India to take care of the refugees they already host and relieve Bangladesh fr...

Govt to give out ‘Land Service Award’

Govt to give out ‘Land Service Award’

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-25 18:49:06

The government has decided to give 'Land Service Award' to the field level public servants in the land office in recognition of their special contribution in providing transparent, efficient, pro-peop...

‘DSCC to construct public toilets at all wards’  

‘DSCC to construct public toilets at all wards’  

-- 2022-05-25 17:55:56

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh has said at least one public toilet will be constructed in 75 wards each under the city corporation.  He came up with the ann...

Keep environment in mind in development projects, says PM  

Keep environment in mind in development projects, says PM  

-- 2022-05-25 17:45:23

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the authorities concerned to take high care of the environment and ecology while taking up any development project.   "Everybody has to pay attenti...

Sonali Bank MD Humayun, eight others jailed for loan scams

Sonali Bank MD Humayun, eight others jailed for loan scams

-- 2022-05-25 17:43:22

A Dhaka court has sentenced nine people, including a former managing director of Sonali Bank, to 17 years in jail for embezzlement of Tk 2.7 million through loan forgery. Judge Md Iqbal Hossain deliv...

Parliament gets Tk 3.41 billion budget for FY 22-23 

Parliament gets Tk 3.41 billion budget for FY 22-23 

-- 2022-05-25 17:32:25

The Parliament Secretariat Commission has approved a Tk 3.41 billion budget for parliament to spend on its development and non-development activities for FY2022-23.   The approval was given...

34 Covid-19 cases reported in 24 hours

34 Covid-19 cases reported in 24 hours

-- 2022-05-25 17:15:03

Bangladesh has registered 34 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,953,328. But no new fatalities were registered in the 24-hour count, keeping the death toll from t...

Bangladesh, S Korea ink MoU for nuclear energy cooperation 

Bangladesh, S Korea ink MoU for nuclear energy cooperation 

-- 2022-05-25 17:11:21

Bangladesh and South Korea have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the collaboration in the peaceful use of nuclear energy.  The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) and Ba...

Cop suspended for ‘raping girl’ in Feni

Cop suspended for ‘raping girl’ in Feni

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-05-25 15:43:31

A police constable of Feni Model Police Station has been suspended for allegedly raping a girl. The suspended police constable is Sharif Uddin Bablu, 26, son of Jamal Uddin of Jamtala Chowdhury Bari...

ACC report on former CJ Sinha due Aug 3

ACC report on former CJ Sinha due Aug 3

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-05-25 15:35:15

The Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge’s Court has set August 3 for the investigation report of the Anti-Corruption Commission’s money laundering case against former Chief Justice Sur...

24-year-old student 'kills self' on video call with woman

24-year-old student 'kills self' on video call with woman

-- 2022-05-25 14:09:32

A 24-year-old third-year honours student allegedly ended his life during a video call with his girlfriend in Boalmari village of Chudanga in the early hours of Wednesday. The deceased, Fazle Rabbi, s...

Remembering rebel poet Nazrul

Remembering rebel poet Nazrul

-- 2022-05-25 12:13:16

Wednesday marks the 123rd birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, widely revered for his limitless contribution to Bengali literature. Known and regarded as the ‘rebel poet’...

Awami League would come to power again, says Obaidul Quader

Awami League would come to power again, says Obaidul Quader

-- 2022-05-24 21:40:22

Calling the party leaders and workers to uphold unity, Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader has said the Awami League would again come to power after winning in the next national elections....