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Malaysia to source security guards from Bangladesh

Malaysia to source security guards from Bangladesh

FE REPORT 2021-12-05 10:35:23

Bangladesh is going to send security guards to Malaysia as the second country after Nepal. To this effect, Bangladesh's Sena Kalyan Sangstha and Malaysian Security Industry Association (PIKM) signe...

Almost 60pc marginal, ultra poor see notable decline in income

Almost 60pc marginal, ultra poor see notable decline in income

FE REPORT 2021-12-05 10:21:26

More than 58 per cent marginal and ultra poor in the country witnessed a notable decline in their income due to the Covid-19 pandemic that forced many of them to eat even one meal a day instead of t...

Lax security threatens Cox's Bazar airport

Lax security threatens Cox's Bazar airport

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-12-05 09:23:34

COX'S BAZAR: A day after a Biman plane hit two cows on the runway while taking off from Cox's Bazar airport, this correspondent found lax security at the airport. The boundary walls are broken due...

Covid-19 death toll approaches 28,000

Covid-19 death toll approaches 28,000

-- 2021-12-04 21:10:20

Bangladesh has registered six new deaths from Covid-19 in a day, taking the toll to 27,995. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,577,246 after 176 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hours to...

‘Pandemic, climate crisis highlight need to pursue global solutions’

‘Pandemic, climate crisis highlight need to pursue global solutions’

-- 2021-12-04 21:04:21

The coronavirus pandemic and climate crisis highlight the need to pursue global solutions to global challenges, former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has said. The current crises of COVID-19 and cl...

ACC enlists 29 individuals as money launderers

ACC enlists 29 individuals as money launderers

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-12-04 20:35:52

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has enlisted 29 individuals and 14 organisations whose names came on Paradise Papers and Panana Papers as money launderers. These individuals are: Abdul Awal Mint...

Ekushey Padak winning freedom fighter Golam Hasnain dies at 85

Ekushey Padak winning freedom fighter Golam Hasnain dies at 85

-- 2021-12-04 20:31:18

Ekushey Padak winning freedom fighter Advocate Golam Hasnain died of old age complications at his house in Kacharipara area of Pabna district on Saturday morning. He was 85. According to his family m...

Road crashes claim 413 lives in November

Road crashes claim 413 lives in November

-- 2021-12-04 19:08:24

As many as 413 lives were lost while 532 people were injured in 379 road accidents across the country in November alone, according to a report. Besides, at least nine people were killed and five went...

Dengue: 53 more hospitalised in 24 hrs

Dengue: 53 more hospitalised in 24 hrs

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-12-04 18:31:26

Some 53 new dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours until Saturday morning, health authorities said. The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchanged at 98 in the cur...

‘Ensure equal opportunities for all ending discrimination’

‘Ensure equal opportunities for all ending discrimination’

-- 2021-12-04 18:12:46

President Abdul Hamid on Saturday urged world leaders to work for ending discrimination based on race, faith, colour, religion and ethnicity and ensure equal opportunities for all. "We must end discr...

Momen dreams of an end to manmade violence

Momen dreams of an end to manmade violence

-- 2021-12-04 17:31:48

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Saturday hoped that there will be peace across the world following an end to violence, war and terror with active support from the international community. "Thes...

Natore: RAB rescues kidnapped girl

Natore: RAB rescues kidnapped girl

-- 2021-12-04 15:49:31

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Friday night rescued a Class-VIII student who was allegedly kidnapped from her grandparents' house in Lochangarh village of Natore Sadar upazila. The kidnapper, id...

KUET expels nine students, including Chhatra League leader, over professor’s death

KUET expels nine students, including Chhatra League leader, over professor’s death

-- 2021-12-04 15:30:44

The Khulna University of Engineering and Technology administration has expelled nine students, including a Chhatra League leader, over the death of Prof Md Selim Hossain. In a statement a day after t...

Winter showers likely in 24 hours

Winter showers likely in 24 hours

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-12-04 14:44:47

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Saturday morning predicted rain or thundershowers in many parts of the country in the next 24 hours, a forecast it attributed to the deep depression o...

413 killed, 532 others injured in road crashes in November: Report

413 killed, 532 others injured in road crashes in November: Report

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-12-04 14:18:27

Some 413 people were killed and 532 others injured in road accidents across the country in November this year. During the month, a total of 379 road crashes took place and the number of accidents inv...

Asian elephants face extinction in Bangladesh

Asian elephants face extinction in Bangladesh

NAZIMUDDIN SHYAMOL, CHATTOGRAM 2021-12-04 13:00:02

Asian elephants are facing the risk of extinction as vast areas of forest are being cleared day by day in Bangladesh. A total of 22 elephants were killed in Greater Chattogram in 2020 while 11 in 201...

University student dies after lorry hits motorcycle in Dhaka amid road safety protests

University student dies after lorry hits motorcycle in Dhaka amid road safety protests

-- 2021-12-04 12:30:10

A student of Green University has died after his motorcycle was rammed by a lorry amid ongoing protests for road safety in Dhaka, bdnews24.com reports. The incident took place at Kawla in the Airport...

RAB arrests five after raid on ‘militant hideout' in Nilphamari

RAB arrests five after raid on ‘militant hideout' in Nilphamari

-- 2021-12-04 11:28:48

The Rapid Action Battalion has arrested five people during a raid on a suspected militant hideout in Nilphamari’s Sadar Upazila, bdnews24.com reports. A team from Dhaka went to Nilphamari by he...

World peace conference begins in city on Saturday

World peace conference begins in city on Saturday

-- 2021-12-03 22:27:34

Dhaka will host a two-day conference beginning on Saturday with the focus on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s contribution to world peace. More than 50 participants from across the globe are...

Awami League nominates Salina Hayat Ivy for Narayanganj city polls

Awami League nominates Salina Hayat Ivy for Narayanganj city polls

-- 2021-12-03 21:22:31

Awami League has nominated Salina Hayat Ivy, the mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation, as its mayoral candidate for upcoming election in the city corporation. The party took the decision at a joint...

Microbus-auto collision kills two in Chapainawabganj

Microbus-auto collision kills two in Chapainawabganj

-- 2021-12-03 20:21:09

Two people were killed and three others injured in a microbus-auto-rickshaw collision on Chapainawabganj-Sonamasjid land port road in Shibganj Upazila of Chapainawabganj on Friday. The deceased were...

Bangladesh puts borders on alert after India detects omicron

Bangladesh puts borders on alert after India detects omicron

-- 2021-12-03 19:53:01

The government has alerted officials at borders after two people tested positive for the new Covid-19 variant omicron in India’s Karnataka. No one will be allowed to cross the border into Bangl...

Road accidents kill six people in four districts

Road accidents kill six people in four districts

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-12-03 19:48:19

At least six people were killed in separate road accidents in Chandpur, Rajshahi, Pabna and Chattogram districts on Thursday night and Friday. Among the deceased, three were killed in Chandpur and th...

ITN-BUET launches project to promote citywide inclusive sanitation

ITN-BUET launches project to promote citywide inclusive sanitation

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-12-03 18:51:29

The International Training Network (ITN-BUET), a centre of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, launched a new project in a bid to scale up sustainable citywide sanitation. The projec...

Bangladesh logs three new deaths, 243 infections

Bangladesh logs three new deaths, 243 infections

-- 2021-12-03 18:32:20

Bangladesh has registered three deaths from COVID-19 in a daily count, taking the toll to 27,989. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,577,070 after 243 people tested positive for the disease until 8 am o...

Deep depression in Bay of Bengal intensifies into cyclonic storm JAWAD

Deep depression in Bay of Bengal intensifies into cyclonic storm JAWAD

-- 2021-12-03 18:04:50

The deep depression over west-central Bay and adjoining area moved northwards further intensifying into a cyclonic storm 'JAWAD' at 12 pm on Friday, the Met Office said in a weather bulletin. "It is...

Student protesters to show ‘red cards’ to traffic violators

Student protesters to show ‘red cards’ to traffic violators

-- 2021-12-03 17:26:57

Student protesters have announced a new campaign aimed at flagging irregularities on the streets as part of the movement for safer roads. A group of students once again demonstrated in the Rampura Br...

Metro rail to make test run to Agargaon on Dec 12

Metro rail to make test run to Agargaon on Dec 12

-- 2021-12-03 16:43:45

An electric metro rail train is set to make test trips of the country's first such service from Uttara’s Diabari to Agargaon on Dec 12 after the construction of the route was completed. All pre...

Omicron: Bangladesh makes 14-day quarantine mandatory for travellers from 7 African countries

Omicron: Bangladesh makes 14-day quarantine mandatory for travellers from 7 African countries

-- 2021-12-03 12:02:53

Bangladesh has announced a 14-day institutional quarantine for travellers coming from seven African nations in a bid to prevent the spread of the omicron variant of the coronavirus, bdnews24.com repor...

Farmers suffer as dealers charge higher fixed price for fertilisers

Farmers suffer as dealers charge higher fixed price for fertilisers

OUR CORRESPONDENT, SYLHET 2021-12-03 09:32:20

Fertiliser dealers of the haor upazilas in Sunamganj have been extracting additional price from the farmers, alleged a number of locals. Krishak Sangram Parishad leader Khairul Bashar Thakur of Badsh...