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Manikganj gas cylinder explosion burns couple

Manikganj gas cylinder explosion burns couple

FE Online Desk 2017-11-15 11:38:33

A couple has been shifted to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) with severe burn wounds sustained in a cooking gas cylinder blast at their house in Gangadhar Patti area of Manikganj on early We...

Youth dies in BSF firing

Youth dies in BSF firing

-- 2017-11-15 10:31:05

A Bangladeshi national was reportedly shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Burimari border in Patgram upazila early Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Fari...

BT brinjal farming gaining popularity in Bogra

BT brinjal farming gaining popularity in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2017-11-15 08:59:57

BOGRA, Nov 15: Cultivation of BT brinjal is gaining popularity among the marginal farmers of the district. A good number of growers have shown interest to more land under the farming of the vegetable...

ACC arrests bank official over money swindling

ACC arrests bank official over money swindling

-- 2017-11-15 06:58:14

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested a senior official of Sonali Bank Ltd in Dhaka in a case filed over swindling money. ACC Assistant Director Ram Prasad Mondol arrested Assistant General M...

SC stays reopening order of Lakehead School

SC stays reopening order of Lakehead School

-- 2017-11-15 05:12:23

The Supreme court on Wednesday stayed the High Court order until November 19 that had directed to reopen Lakehead Grammar School branches in Dhaka Chamber Judge Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order h...

Ctg cops nab two for ‘attacking journos’

Ctg cops nab two for ‘attacking journos’

FE Online Desk 2017-11-15 03:05:21

Police arrested two people on charge of carrying out attack on two journalists in Jamalkhan area of Chittagong city early Wednesday. Chittagong Union of Journalists (CUJ) President also Bureau Chief...

Patuakhali bus plunge kills elderly woman

Patuakhali bus plunge kills elderly woman

FE Online Desk 2017-11-15 01:48:03

An elderly woman was killed and at least 13 other people sustained injuries as the bus in which they were travelling, plunged into a ditch on Patuakhali-Kuakata highway in Kalapara upazila of Patuakha...

EC now against EVMs, favours army deployment!

EC now against EVMs, favours army deployment!

-- 2017-11-14 12:18:17

The Election Commission (EC) says they will not use the EVMs in the next general election, a day after Khaleda Zia voiced her opposition to the use of the machines at a public rally. Apparently enjoy...

Economy underperforms for some shortcomings

Economy underperforms for some shortcomings

FE Report 2017-11-14 12:13:28

Bangladesh economy goes on underperforming for some limiting factors like infrastructure deficits, and gas and power problems, notwithstanding some progressive growth, says a premier trade body. The...

Expat, family members sued over Facebook post

Expat, family members sued over Facebook post

-- 2017-11-14 12:04:55

A case has been filed against an expatriate youth living in Italy and four members of his family under section 57 of the ICT Act for allegedly making disparaging posts against a female US expatriate a...

President accepts Chief Justice Sinha’s resignation

President accepts Chief Justice Sinha’s resignation

-- 2017-11-14 12:00:00

President Md Abdul Hamid has accepted the resignation of Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.“It has been accepted,” the president’s Press Secretary Joynul Abedin told on Tuesday. &ld...

Myanmar says Rohingya repatriation within three weeks

Myanmar says Rohingya repatriation within three weeks

-- 2017-11-14 12:00:00

The persecuted Muslim-majority Rohingya people will return to Myanmar in three weeks’ time following Myanmar’s agreement with Bangladesh, Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi h...

Jessore ‘gunfight’ leaves one dead

Jessore ‘gunfight’ leaves one dead

FE Online Desk 2017-11-14 12:00:00

Police recovered the body of an unidentified man along with a gun, two rounds of bullets, five cutlasses and one Chinese axe from Nongorpur Mazar area on Magura road in Jessore district on early Tuesd...

HC orders reopening of Lakehead Grammar School

HC orders reopening of Lakehead Grammar School

FE Online Desk 2017-11-14 12:00:00

The High Court on Tuesday ordered that all the branches of Lakehead Grammar School in Dhaka city to be reopened within 24 hours after authorities shut it down over allegations of patronising religious...

Govt forced  Sinha to resign, alleges BNP

Govt forced Sinha to resign, alleges BNP

-- 2017-11-14 12:00:00

BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Tuesday alleged that the government forced Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha to resign.“The Chief Justice was forced to relinquish throug...

Cops arrest Rangpur communal attack mastermind : Minister

Cops arrest Rangpur communal attack mastermind : Minister

-- 2017-11-14 12:00:00

The law enforcers on Tuesday arrested the mastermind , Titu,of Rangpur arson attack, whose Facebook post triggered the agitation as it hurt the Muslims’ religious sentiment, said Home Minster As...

Bangladesh, Denmark ink political declaration

Bangladesh, Denmark ink political declaration

-- 2017-11-14 12:00:00

Bangladesh and Denmark have signed a political declaration over Denmark's support to local communities in Cox's Bazar on Tuesday.  Both countries also discussed the present Rohingya crisis at th...

New electricity bill calls for stricter punishment 

New electricity bill calls for stricter punishment 

-- 2017-11-14 12:00:00

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid placed a bill in the parliament on Tuesday specifying the penalty for illegal use of electricity. As per the bill a person found g...

Police nab Netrokona counselor with heroin

Police nab Netrokona counselor with heroin

-- 2017-11-14 11:28:23

Police in a drive arrested a counselor of the municipality and a woman along with heroin worth Tk 11 lakh from Chakpara area of Netrakona town on Monday.  The arrestees were Shafikul Islam Khan...

B’desh chooses eight priority areas for Saudi investment

B’desh chooses eight priority areas for Saudi investment

Syful Islam 2017-11-14 10:21:59

Bangladesh has selected eight prospective sectors expecting a large volume of investment from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), officials said. A high-powered business delegation from Riyadh is sche...

EC differences over army deployment wide open

EC differences over army deployment wide open

-- 2017-11-14 09:57:14

Differences of opinion over army deployment among the Commissioners at the Election Commission (EC) Secretariat took a twisting turn on Tuesday. While Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda...

Repaired copter crashes during test flight

Repaired copter crashes during test flight

-- 2017-11-14 07:11:19

A commercial helicopter crashed at Rupganj Upazila of Narayanganj on Tuesday during its test flight after repair works. Pilot Mizanur Rahman, co-pilot Zia and engineer Farooq of the helicopter were i...

Police cell to take complaint 24hrs

Police cell to take complaint 24hrs

-- 2017-11-14 06:14:46

A police cell dubbed ‘IGP Complaint Cell’ introduced by the Bangladesh Police has decided to keep it open round the clock in the wake of cops’ unlawful involvement in various activit...

'No bar to probe allegation against ex-judge'

'No bar to probe allegation against ex-judge'

-- 2017-11-14 06:05:09

The High Court has cleared the way for investigation into corruption allegation against former Supreme Court's Appellate Division Justice Md Zainul Abedin. The court also noted the letter, issued by...

Khaleda to meet with 20-party leaders Wednesday

Khaleda to meet with 20-party leaders Wednesday

-- 2017-11-14 05:24:58

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia is going to sit in a meeting with the top leaders of her party-led 20-party alliance on Wednesday night to discuss the country's latest political situation and work out its...

Police stations to be women, children friendly: IGP

Police stations to be women, children friendly: IGP

-- 2017-11-14 05:02:49

Police chief AKM Shahidul Hoque has said all police stations across the country will be made women and children friendly. The initiative, which will be implemented in phases, has been undertaken to p...

Man dies from electrocution in Sherpur

Man dies from electrocution in Sherpur

-- 2017-11-14 05:00:33

A man has died from electrocution at a village in Nalitabari upazila of Sherpur on Tuesday. The deceased; Alal Uddin, 48; was an office assistant of local Palashikura Janata High School. Alal Uddin...

Smart City Week begins Nov 22

Smart City Week begins Nov 22

-- 2017-11-14 04:47:32

Smart City Week 2017 will begin on November 22 in the capital to make people aware about developing a smart cities and the ways of living there. UNDP Bangladesh, Access to Information (a2i) Programme...

No proof of Farhad Mazhar abduction: Police

No proof of Farhad Mazhar abduction: Police

-- 2017-11-14 04:45:24

Police did not find any proof of abduction of poet, essayist and political commentator Farhad Mazhar. DB inspector Mahbubul Islam, also investigation officer of a case filed in connection with Farhad...

DB detains ‘arms trader’ in CTG

DB detains ‘arms trader’ in CTG

FE Online Desk 2017-11-14 02:46:01

Detective branch of police (DB) during a raid arrested a suspected arms trader from Kaptai road area under Chandgaon thana of Chittagong on early Tuesday. Mirza Sayem Mahmud, Additional Deputy Commi...