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PM joins Suhrawady Udyan rally

PM joins Suhrawady Udyan rally

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has joined the rally to celebrate the recognition of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's historic March 7 speech by UNESCO. A citizen committee has organised the rally at...

RAB detains suspected arms trader with arms

RAB detains suspected arms trader with arms

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested an alleged arms trader along with a pistol and bullets from Shahapur Munshipara village in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj district on early Saturd...

EC warns against NID corruption

EC warns against NID corruption

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

The Election Commission, or EC, is prepared to take tough action against any irregularity, harassment and financial corruption involved in national identification services. The National Identity Regi...

Keraniganj ‘gunfight’ kills drug peddler

Keraniganj ‘gunfight’ kills drug peddler

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

A suspected drug peddler was killed when took a 'gunfight' took place between the members of Detective Branch of police and drug peddler in Khejurbagh area here early Saturday. A team of DB police si...

ICRC regional director due Sunday

ICRC regional director due Sunday

FE Online Desk 2017-11-18 12:00:00

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) regional director for Asia and the Pacific Boris Michel is scheduled to arrive in Bangladesh on Sunday to visit Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Baza...

Prime University arranges ‘Story Telling’ competition

Prime University arranges ‘Story Telling’ competition

FE Online Desk 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Language Institute of the Prime University has organised a story telling competition in its conference hall recently. Prof Dr M Abdus Sobhan inaugurated the competition as the chief guest, says a pre...

Police recover throat-slit body in Jessore

Police recover throat-slit body in Jessore

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Police found the throat-slit body of a man at Krishnabati village in Monirumpur upazila on Saturday morning. The deceased was Akbar Ali, 55, a day labourer and son of Abu Taleb of Daharsinga village...

Police detain AL leader for vandalising temple

Police detain AL leader for vandalising temple

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Police have detained six people, including a local Awami League leader, on charges of vandalising idols at a Hindu temple at Atrai Upazila in Naogaon. The six are Mirat union Awami League Organising...

Winter vegetables bring smiles on farmers’ faces

Winter vegetables bring smiles on farmers’ faces

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Varieties of early winter vegetables have bring smiles on farmer's faces in Rajshahi, which started appearing in both retail and wholesale markets for the last couple of days. Farmers in the region...

Abducted businessman Aniruddha returns home

Abducted businessman Aniruddha returns home

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Businessman Aniruddha Kumar Roy, who was abducted on August 27 from Gulshan in Dhaka, has returned home on Friday. Roy's wife Shashwati Roy said confirmed his return to Gulshan home. But she did not...

Customs officials detain two at Shahjalal airport

Customs officials detain two at Shahjalal airport

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Customs officials arrested two persons along with three gold bars and 148 cartons of foreign cigarette from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital. "We arrestee one Abdul Alim Bhuiya...

ACC to educate youth about corruption fallout

ACC to educate youth about corruption fallout

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission(ACC)Iqbal Mahmood has said the agency will prepare itself to educate the country’s younger generation about the bad effects of corruption, while contin...

PM calls for unity against defeated forces

PM calls for unity against defeated forces

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the people of Bangladesh to remain united so that the defeated forces of Pakistan cannot come to power ever. “All the people of Bangladesh to be united so...

Myanmar wants good ties with Bangladesh: Minister 

Myanmar wants good ties with Bangladesh: Minister 

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Myanmar Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint on Saturday said his country is willing to cooperate with Bangladesh and emphasised on maintaining good relations between the neighbours. "It's nec...

China expresses interest to facilitate BD-Myanmar dialogue

China expresses interest to facilitate BD-Myanmar dialogue

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

China has expressed willingness to facilitate talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar to help resolve the protracted Rohingya crisis. Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi expressed his country's wi...

Bangladeshis' names now surface in Paradise Papers

Bangladeshis' names now surface in Paradise Papers

FE Online Desk 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Names of at least nine Bangladeshis, five of them are of the same family, have surfaced in The Paradise Papers. The family members are BNP Vice Chairman Abdul Awal Mintoo, his wife Nasreen Fatema Awa...

Rangpur arson attack 'mastermind' gets fresh remand

Rangpur arson attack 'mastermind' gets fresh remand

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

A Rangpur court on Saturday granted fresh four-day remand to Titu Chandra Roy, the alleged mastermind of Rangpur arson attack. Roy’s Facebook post allegedly triggered agitation as it hurt the M...

AL forced students to join rally: BNP

AL forced students to join rally: BNP

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said the recognition of the historic 7th March speech by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as a world documentary heritage is a matter of...

U-loop hits snags at start

U-loop hits snags at start

-- 2017-11-18 11:42:06

A project of Dhaka North City Corporation or DNCC to set up 11 U-loops at the key points of the street from Saatrasta to Uttara in Dhaka has hit a road bump at the very start over land acquisition c...

Car crash critically injures Gaibandha MP

Car crash critically injures Gaibandha MP

-- 2017-11-18 11:15:14

Golam Mostafa, MP of Gaibandha-1 constituency, was injured seriously in a road accident in Natiapara area on Dhaka-Tangail Highway in Delduar upazila on Saturday evening. Officer-in-charge of Mirzapu...

BGB rescues 12 BD nationals at Benapole

BGB rescues 12 BD nationals at Benapole

-- 2017-11-18 11:06:06

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 12 Bangladeshi nationals, including five women and two children, from Sadipur bordering area at Benapole on Friday night while they were being traffick...

AL Parliamentary Party to sit Wednesday

AL Parliamentary Party to sit Wednesday

-- 2017-11-18 11:04:06

A meeting of Awami League Parliamentary Party (ALPP)is scheduled to be held at the conference room of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban on Wednesday. The meeting will begin at 7:30 pm with Prime Minister and...

T-Aman harvest going on in full swing across Bogra

T-Aman harvest going on in full swing across Bogra

Our Correspondent 2017-11-18 10:36:25

BOGRA, Nov 18: T-Aman harvest is going on in full swing across the district.Farmers are expecting 2.43 tonnes of yield from a hectare of land, said sub-assistance agriculture officer of the Departme...

US proposes to discuss BD port security, energy ties

US proposes to discuss BD port security, energy ties

Syful Islam 2017-11-18 10:11:28

The United States has proposed to discuss some business and bilateral issues, including port security, with Bangladesh authorities concerned, sources said. US Ambassador in Dhaka, Marcia Bernicat, wi...

Teenager from Savar remains missing

Teenager from Savar remains missing

-- 2017-11-18 10:04:20

A teenager is missing for seven days in Chapain Laltek area of the upazila. The missing is Emon Hossain, 14, a madrassa student, son of late Yusuf Ali, hailing from Jamalpur. He used to live with hi...

Police rescue abducted RU student in Dhaka

Police rescue abducted RU student in Dhaka

-- 2017-11-18 08:28:19

The abducted female student of Rajshahi University (RU) was rescued from Dhaka on Saturday noon. She was allegedly abducted by her former husband from RU campus on Friday morning. A team of Rajshahi...

Khaleda to sit with BNP leaders tonight

Khaleda to sit with BNP leaders tonight

-- 2017-11-18 03:19:28

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is going to sit with her party’s vice-chairmen on Saturday night to discuss over the issue of the country’s latest political situation. The meeting is schedule...

Chinese FM sits with BD FM

Chinese FM sits with BD FM

-- 2017-11-18 01:35:43

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi sat in a meeting with Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Saturday. The meeting began at 1 pm at the state guest house 'Meghna' in the city. Earlier on Saturday, the...

BNP threatens movement for 'fair election'

BNP threatens movement for 'fair election'

FE Online Desk 2017-11-17 12:00:00

The BNP will take to streets in case the government refuses to hold the next parliamentary election under a supportive government as per its demands, the party has threatened. Its Secretary General M...

Jessore Central Jail authorities  execute two convicts

Jessore Central Jail authorities execute two convicts

-- 2017-11-17 12:00:00

Two death row convicts were hanged on Thursday night in Jessore Central Jail over killing a union parishad member of Chuadanga district in 1994. The two convicts - Golam Rasul Jharu Sardar, 65, son o...