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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...

Police recover man’s body in B’baria

Police recover man’s body in B’baria

FE Online Desk 2017-11-14 02:33:21

A 35-year-old man was found dead on Bahadurpur-Talshahar road in Ashuganj upazila of Brahmanbaria on Tuesday morning. Badrul Alam, Officer-in-Charge of Ashuganj Police Station, said local people...

UP chairman gets caught with hemp

UP chairman gets caught with hemp

-- 2017-11-14 02:23:29

A union parishad chairman and a village police were arrested with 400 grams of hemp from Barghoria union parishad office in Sadar upazila of Chapainawabganj district on Monday night.  The arrest...

Chittagong road crashes claim two lives

Chittagong road crashes claim two lives

FE Online Desk 2017-11-14 02:18:05

Two people were killed in two separate road accidents in Chittagong’s Satkania and Sitakunda upazilas on Tuesday morning.  A Chittagong-bound bus 'Ena' from Cox's Bazar ran over Nurul Amin...

Less privileged students get IBBL scholarship

Less privileged students get IBBL scholarship

FE Online Report 2017-11-14 01:36:37

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) has provided scholarship and education materials among the less privileged students of Jessore and Khulna Zone recently. Mohammed Humayun Kabir, FCA and Professo...

Electrocution kills worker in Sirajganj

Electrocution kills worker in Sirajganj

FE Online Desk 2017-11-14 01:02:58

A worker died after being electrocuted while painting a four-storey building in bus stand area of Raiganj Sadar upazila in Sirajganj on Monday afternoon. The victim Jahidul Islam (28), son of late Ha...

Police arrest 38 on various charges

Police arrest 38 on various charges

-- 2017-11-13 12:51:37

Police arrested 38 persons on various charges in the last 12-hour ending at around 8 am from eight upazilas of Satkhira district. Sources with the district police said they were picked up from differ...

Move to boost trade ties with Indonesia

Move to boost trade ties with Indonesia

Talha Bin Habib 2017-11-13 12:01:08

The government has taken an initiative to increase bilateral trade with Indonesia and attract Indonesian investors to various sectors of Bangladesh, officials said. As part of the move, the commerce...

Only Tk 500 for 38-day work in Rohingya camps

Only Tk 500 for 38-day work in Rohingya camps

Reuters 2017-11-13 12:00:00

Rohingya refugee children from Myanmar are working punishing hours for paltry pay in Bangladesh, with some suffering beatings and sexual assault, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has...

Raw materials shortage hits home textile, terry towel industry

Raw materials shortage hits home textile, terry towel industry

Monira Munni 2017-11-13 12:00:00

The country's terry towel, home textile and rotor spinning mills have been facing an acute shortage of raw materials -- cotton and garment waste -- which, industry insiders apprehend, will deepen if t...

Google Doodle celebrates Humayun’s birthday

Google Doodle celebrates Humayun’s birthday

-- 2017-11-13 12:00:00

Search engine giant Google has created a new Doodle on its homepage, celebrating the life of prolific Bengali language  author Humayun Ahmed on the occasion of his 70th birth anniversary. Humay...

Police nab female ‘drug-pedlar’

Police nab female ‘drug-pedlar’

-- 2017-11-13 12:00:00

Police arrested a suspected woman pedlar along with 500 grams of hemp and 25 pieces of Yaba tablets from Sherpur area of Sadar upazila of Moulvibazar district on Sunday evening. The arrestee was iden...

Police rescue four tiger cubs in Jessore

Police rescue four tiger cubs in Jessore

FE Online Desk 2017-11-13 12:00:00

Police rescued four tiger cubs from a Benapole-bound vehicle at Chanchra intersection area of Jessore Sadar upazila on Monday morning. Sub-inspector Syed Bayezid Hossain, in-charge of Chanchra Police...

Road tax relief for sugarcane growers

Road tax relief for sugarcane growers

-- 2017-11-13 12:00:00

Sugarcane growers are set to get relieved of paying taxes for development of the roads in the sugar mill catchment areas. The government plans to repeal Bangladesh Sugar (Road Development Cess) Bill,...

Mudslide kills female quarry worker in Sylhet

Mudslide kills female quarry worker in Sylhet

FE Online Desk 2017-11-13 12:00:00

A female worker was killed and four others sustained injuries when a chunk of mud collapsed on the group of worker while they were extracting stone from a quarry at Jaflong in Sylhet's Goainghat upazi...

BD gets 125,370 acres char land in 10yrs

BD gets 125,370 acres char land in 10yrs

-- 2017-11-13 12:00:00

A total of 26 islands or chars emerged in the Bay of Bengal, near the three coastal districts - Noakhali, Cox's Bazar and Chittagong - in the last 10 years. Bangladesh, with the emergence of the char...

Indian asst HC visits Rangpur Hindu houses

Indian asst HC visits Rangpur Hindu houses

-- 2017-11-13 12:00:00

Abhijit Chattopadhyay, assistant high commissioner of India in Rajshahi, visited Thakurbari village under Rangpur district on Monday morning where an angry mob recently attacked the Hindu-dominated re...

BNP dismisses Quader’s remarks

BNP dismisses Quader’s remarks

-- 2017-11-13 12:00:00

BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan on Monday said the party Chairperson Khaleda Zia did not express her spite against Sheikh Hasina. Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader claims Khaleda&rsqu...

NCTB compromised due to communal pressure: TIB

NCTB compromised due to communal pressure: TIB

-- 2017-11-13 12:00:00

The National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) arbitrarily changes the textbooks at primary and secondary levels facing communal pressures Executive Director of the Transparency International Bang...

BCL leaders held for girl’s gang-rape, murder

BCL leaders held for girl’s gang-rape, murder

-- 2017-11-13 11:49:12

The law-enforcers have arrested five people, including four local leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) in Barguna, for allegedly killing a girl after gang-rape. The arrestees are Patharghata De...

Khaleda thanks those joined Sunday’s BNP rally

Khaleda thanks those joined Sunday’s BNP rally

-- 2017-11-13 11:40:55

BNP Chairperson Khaleda has thanked the people of all walks of life and her party leaders and activists to join her rally at Suhrawardy Udyan on Sunday braving obstacles by the government. In a tweet...

Jessore road mishap leaves one dead

Jessore road mishap leaves one dead

FE Online Desk 2017-11-13 11:20:09

A day labourer was killed while returning home from his workplace as a speedy motorcycle hit him at Mandartala area on Jessore-Magura road of Jessore’r Sadar upazila on Sunday evening. Jamal Ho...

AL not to counter BNP's rally: Obaidul

AL not to counter BNP's rally: Obaidul

-- 2017-11-13 09:53:54

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said his party will arrange a civil gathering on November 18 not to counter BNP's rally. "It is not completely a political programme...if anyone finds th...

Fake FFs enjoy allowance following court order

Fake FFs enjoy allowance following court order

-- 2017-11-13 09:26:08

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq has said that fake freedom fighters (FFs) are still enjoying allowance due to the court order. "It is shameful for our nation that fake FFs are still...

‘Tough’ Rohingya crisis not to prolong: Shahriar

‘Tough’ Rohingya crisis not to prolong: Shahriar

-- 2017-11-13 09:06:09

State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Monday hoped there will be a solution to the Rohingya crisis through concerted diplomatic efforts although it does not look to be an easy job. "W...

ACC sues businessman over illegal wealth

ACC sues businessman over illegal wealth

-- 2017-11-13 08:39:03

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against a businessman for his suspected involvement in graft and illegal wealth acquisition. The ACC found that the businessman, Sheikh Mohammad...

Seven secure bail in Khalela’s convoy attack case

Seven secure bail in Khalela’s convoy attack case

-- 2017-11-13 08:14:01

The High Court on Monday granted anticipatory bail to seven BNP leaders and activists of Feni unit in a case filed for ‘attacking’ the motorcade of party Chairperson Khaleda Zia on October...

Police arrests two with four tiger cubs

Police arrests two with four tiger cubs

FE Online Desk 2017-11-13 08:11:11

Police arrested two men along with four cubs (two lion, two leopard) from Chanchra intersection area of Sadar upazila of Jessore on Monday morning. The arrestees were identified as Rana Miah, 28, son...