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Govt to modernise telecom facilities

Govt to modernise telecom facilities

-- 2017-10-17 04:26:55

The government plans to modernise telecommunication facilities in the country. The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved a project in this regard. The proj...

DB nab female UP member with yaba

DB nab female UP member with yaba

-- 2017-10-17 02:40:39

Detective Branch (DB) of police have arrested a female member of Union Parishad (UP) in Mohammadpur upazila of Magura district along with 175 pieces of Yaba tablets. The UP member of Ward No 3 in Bab...

Two die as train hits microbus

Two die as train hits microbus

-- 2017-10-17 02:08:00

Two people were killed and another was injured as a Sylhet-bound Paharika Express train hit a microbus in Jailkhanabari area under Bijoypur union of Comilla Sadar Dakkhin (South) upazila of Comilla on...

Two held with Yaba

Two held with Yaba

-- 2017-10-16 12:10:45

Police arrested two men along with 860 pieces of Yaba from Pingalkathi Bazar and Paschim Dumuria villages of Gournadi upazila of Barisal on Sunday night. The arrestees were identified as Md Idris Bar...

Sundarbans ‘gunfight’ leaves robber dead

Sundarbans ‘gunfight’ leaves robber dead

-- 2017-10-16 12:04:24

The ‘second in command' of a forest robber gang was killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members in Shailo Khal area of the Sundarbans on Monday morning. The deceased...

Ensure easy-term housing loans to achieve SDG 11

Ensure easy-term housing loans to achieve SDG 11

FE Report 2017-10-16 12:00:00

The government has been urged to ensure easy-term housing loans for the low-income group of people to achieve the SDG 11. According to the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), adequate, safe and affor...

Twelve Rohingyas die in boat capsize

Twelve Rohingyas die in boat capsize

-- 2017-10-16 12:00:00

Al least 12 Rohingya people, including six children and four women, were killed as a boat carrying them capsized in the Naf River near Shah Porir Swip area in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar district on...

World Food Day being observed

World Food Day being observed

-- 2017-10-16 12:00:00

The World Food Day (WFD) is being observed in the country as elsewhere in the globe today (Monday). This year’s theme is “Change the future of migration, invest in food security and rural...

Block Blue Whale Challenge, its ilk:  HC

Block Blue Whale Challenge, its ilk: HC

-- 2017-10-16 12:00:00

The High Court on Monday asked the authorities concerned to block the "Blue Whale Challenge" game and all the other same type of games, which have been blamed for suicides of teenagers. The HC bench...

DGDA arranges discussion on drug regulations

DGDA arranges discussion on drug regulations

FE Online Desk 2017-10-16 12:00:00

The Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) held a scientific discussion on ‘Global best practices on OTC drug regulations: A way forward for Bangladesh’ in Dhaka city on Sunday....

EU shuns Myanmar generals

EU shuns Myanmar generals

-- 2017-10-16 12:00:00

The European Union has announced suspension of invitations to Myanmar military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and other top military commanders of the country. The announcement comes in respons...

BGB seizes Indian goods worth Tk 2m

BGB seizes Indian goods worth Tk 2m

-- 2017-10-16 10:53:19

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized various import-banned medicines, Indian saree and three-pieces worth Tk 2 million (20 lakh) from Sadipur border under Benapole Port Police Station on Su...

Electrocution kills housewife  in Joypurhat

Electrocution kills housewife in Joypurhat

-- 2017-10-16 10:39:18

A housewife died from electrocution at Belghoria village in Gopinathpur union of Akkelpur upazila of Joypurhat district on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Asma Begum (34), wife of Akram...

Speakers demand to formulate food security law

Speakers demand to formulate food security law

-- 2017-10-16 07:48:58

Speakers at a discussion urged the government to formulate a food security law and suggested reducing the price of OMS rice from Tk 30 to 15. They also urged the government to take immediate steps fo...

President urges to ensure objective journalism

President urges to ensure objective journalism

-- 2017-10-16 07:45:00

President M Abdul Hamid on Monday urged media people to ensure objective journalism and always give priority to reality in their profession. The President came up with the call as Dhaka University Vi...

BCL infighting leaves one dead in Sylhet

BCL infighting leaves one dead in Sylhet

-- 2017-10-16 06:55:54

An activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) was killed and two others were injured in a factional clash at Tilagarh in Sylhet city on Monday. The deceased was identified as Omar Ahmed, a BBA stude...

HC bans removal of garbage in open trucks in Dhaka

HC bans removal of garbage in open trucks in Dhaka

-- 2017-10-16 06:26:34

The High Court Monday banned removal garbage in open-back trucks in Dhaka and set the time for removing waste. Justice Quazi Reza-Ul-Hoque and Justice Mohammad Ullah gave the order after a preliminar...

Police detain Rajshahi Jamaat leader

Police detain Rajshahi Jamaat leader

-- 2017-10-16 02:29:36

Police in a drive detained a leader of Jamaat-e-Islami from Mahishbathan area in Rajshahi district on early Monday. Kamruzaman Sohel is a secretary of Rajpara unit Jamaat and son of Belal Hossian of...

Miscreants hack security guard to death in Chandpur

Miscreants hack security guard to death in Chandpur

-- 2017-10-16 02:17:48

Some unidentified miscreants hacked a security guard to death and snatched four motorcycles from the garage of a house in Truck Road of Chandpur town in the wee hours of Monday. The deceased was iden...

Electrocution kills two workers

Electrocution kills two workers

-- 2017-10-16 01:13:44

Two construction workers died from electrocution at a house in Shamsernagar area in Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar district on Monday morning. The victims were Syed Ali (22), son of late Makbu...

Chuadanga woman dies from snakebite

Chuadanga woman dies from snakebite

-- 2017-10-15 12:49:51

A woman died from snakebite at Jalshuka village in Sadar upazila of Chuadanga district on Sunday. The villagers said, Shundori Khatun, 45, hailing from the same village, was bitten by a poisonous sn...

UNHCR collecting Rohingya data

UNHCR collecting Rohingya data

-- 2017-10-15 12:00:00

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been working with the Bangladesh government to collect data on the estimated 5,36,000 forcibly displaced Rohingyas of Rakhine state of Mya...

62 held on various charges

62 held on various charges

-- 2017-10-15 12:00:00

Police in overnight drives arrested some 62 people from different areas under 17 police stations early Sunday, a news agency reported. Police conducted drives from Saturday night to Sunday morning an...

EC sits with BNP leaders

EC sits with BNP leaders

-- 2017-10-15 12:00:00

The BNP, a regular critic of the current Election Commission (EC), has sat for discussions over the upcoming 11th National Elections. The discussion, part of a series of meetings where the EC listens...

Writ filed to block ‘Blue Whale’ game

Writ filed to block ‘Blue Whale’ game

-- 2017-10-15 12:00:00

A writ petition was filed with the High Court seeking directives to block the much-hyped Blue Whale and other harmful games. Three lawyers of the Supreme Court led by Humayun Kabir Pallab filed the w...

'ACC may investigate corruption allegations against Sinha'

'ACC may investigate corruption allegations against Sinha'

-- 2017-10-15 12:00:00

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) may launch an investigation into the corruption allegations against Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha. Law Minister Anisul Huq made the statement on Sunday, a da...

Lalmonirhat farmers happy over fair market prices of vegetables

Lalmonirhat farmers happy over fair market prices of vegetables

Roving Correspondent 2017-10-15 11:31:03

LALMONIRHAT, Oct 15: A good number poor and marginal brinjal farmers of large Lalmonirhat district are seen happy over expected production and fair market prices of the vegetable in this current seaso...

Barisal road crash kills electrician

Barisal road crash kills electrician

-- 2017-10-15 11:30:10

An electrician was killed in a road accident at Choumohoni in Uzirpur upazila of Barisal on Saturday night. The accident occurred when a battery-run auto-rickshaw collided with a motorcycle, leaving...

Two Bangladeshis die in Saudi fire

Two Bangladeshis die in Saudi fire

-- 2017-10-15 11:05:03

At least 10 people, including two Bangladeshis, have been killed and three others injured in a fire at a carpentry factory in Saudi Arabia. The Bangladeshis who died in the fire at the factory in Riy...

Murder case accused hacked dead

Murder case accused hacked dead

-- 2017-10-15 10:58:12

An accused of a murder case was hacked to death by a group of miscreants at Lalbagh in the capital city on Saturday night. The deceased was identified Paitu Rana, an accused of Sabu killing case, rep...