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PM shows ‘utmost humanity’ towards Khaleda, says Obaidul Quader

PM shows ‘utmost humanity’ towards Khaleda, says Obaidul Quader

-- 2021-11-30 21:07:39

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina showed 'utmost humanity' by suspending the jail sentence of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for an opportunity to take t...

Bangladesh to experience shortage of gas for one and half months

Bangladesh to experience shortage of gas for one and half months

-- 2021-11-30 21:07:01

The country will experience shortage in gas supply for the next one and a half months as one of the two re-gasification units has been out of order. According to an official statement issued by the M...

Govt to appoint 1,710 candidates from 44th BCS

Govt to appoint 1,710 candidates from 44th BCS

-- 2021-11-30 20:35:43

The Public Service Commission (PSC) has published a notice for the appointment of 1,710 candidates for government jobs from the 44th Bangladesh Civil Service. It asked the candidates for the jobs und...

Khaleda must be sent abroad without further delay, Fakhrul says

Khaleda must be sent abroad without further delay, Fakhrul says

-- 2021-11-30 20:33:04

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has said BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia must be sent abroad for advanced treatment without further delay as she is fighting for life. The BNP leader cam...

Bangladesh extends income tax filing deadline to Dec 31

Bangladesh extends income tax filing deadline to Dec 31

-- 2021-11-30 20:08:18

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has extended the time for submitting income tax returns by a month to Dec 31. Citizens will have to pay fines to submit tax returns after the new deadline, an NBR...

UN resident coordinator pays farewell call on PM

UN resident coordinator pays farewell call on PM

-- 2021-11-30 19:54:41

United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Dhaka Mia Seppo paid a farewell call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganabhaban on Tuesday. During the meeting, the UN representative said her organisat...

Tk 50m worth crystal meth recovered from Teknaf

Tk 50m worth crystal meth recovered from Teknaf

-- 2021-11-30 19:20:49

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Monday recovered one kg of crystal methamphetamine worth Tk 50 million from Hlila union in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar. BGB-2 Teknaf battalion con...

Narayanganj city election on Jan 16

Narayanganj city election on Jan 16

-- 2021-11-30 18:43:36

The election to Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) will be held on January 16 using electronic voting machines (EVMs) at all polling stations. The Election Commission (EC) announced the schedule for...

India removes Bangladesh from its 'red list', Momen says

India removes Bangladesh from its 'red list', Momen says

-- 2021-11-30 18:01:12

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said Bangladesh has been removed from India’s ‘red list’, which was prepared to combat the spread of Omicron variant of coronavirus, follow...

Bangladesh receives ambulances, oxygen generators from S Korea

Bangladesh receives ambulances, oxygen generators from S Korea

-- 2021-11-30 17:54:45

The government of the Republic of Korea has donated eight ambulances and 100 units of oxygen generators to the government of Bangladesh to support its efforts for overcoming the corona pandemic and en...

Truck hits motorcycle, HSC examinee dies in Chattogram

Truck hits motorcycle, HSC examinee dies in Chattogram

-- 2021-11-30 17:45:31

Amid protests over the death of an NDC college student and an SSC examinee in Dhaka, an HSC examinee was killed after a truck hit a motorcycle in the Station Road area of Chattogram city on Tuesday....

International conference on development kicks off Wednesday in Dhaka

International conference on development kicks off Wednesday in Dhaka

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-30 17:38:18

A three-day international conference on development is going to begin in the city on Wednesday to disseminate academic research on the country’s development scenario to the world. Bangladesh In...

Covid kills one, infects 237 in 24hrs

Covid kills one, infects 237 in 24hrs

-- 2021-11-30 17:13:35

Bangladesh has registered a single new death from Covid-19 in a day, taking the total toll to 27,981. The coronavirus caseload rose to 1,576,284 as 273 people tested positive for the disease in the...

France donates 2.06m AstraZeneca vaccine doses to Bangladesh

France donates 2.06m AstraZeneca vaccine doses to Bangladesh

-- 2021-11-30 17:12:05

The government of France has donated 2.06 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Bangladesh. French Ambassador to Bangladesh Jean-Marin Schuh handed over the vaccine doses to Foreign Minister Dr AK...

Light fog likely over country

Light fog likely over country

-- 2021-11-30 16:51:34

Light fog may occur at some places during tomorrow morning as weather is likely to remain dry with the temporary partly cloudy sky over the country, a met release has said. Night temperature may rise...

Fire guts RMG factory in Gazipur

Fire guts RMG factory in Gazipur

-- 2021-11-30 16:35:20

A fire gutted valuables of ‘Ripon Knitwear Factory Ltd’ at Konabari Jarun in Gazipur city on Tuesday. The fire broke out in a warehouse on the ground floor of the five-story building at n...

National Professor Rafiqul Islam no more

National Professor Rafiqul Islam no more

-- 2021-11-30 16:21:50

National Professor Rafiqul Islam, a scholar, and cultural activist, has died at the age of 87 in hospital care, his family says. Islam breathed his last around 2.30 pm on Tuesday at Evercare Hospital...

14-day quarantine mandatory for travellers from omicron-afflicted countries: Health Minister

14-day quarantine mandatory for travellers from omicron-afflicted countries: Health Minister

-- 2021-11-30 15:23:05

Health Minister Zahid Maleque says that travellers from countries where the omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected must undergo a 14-day institutional quarantine upon arrival in Bangladesh....

Weather, flood forecast information stressed for sustainable development

Weather, flood forecast information stressed for sustainable development

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-11-30 13:38:09

Timely weather and flood forecast information is crucial for Bangladesh’s sustainable development. The observation was made at a learning sharing workshop held at a city hotel recently. USAID...

Protesters block road near Rampura Bridge over student's death

Protesters block road near Rampura Bridge over student's death

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-30 12:41:05

Students demanding safer roads have blocked DIT road at Rampura Bridge in the capital since Tuesday morning. As a result of the protest, vehicular movement on the key road remained almost shut, cau...

Half fares for city students from Dec 1

Half fares for city students from Dec 1

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-30 12:37:47

In the wake of recent road accidents and the subsequent students’ agitation, private bus owners finally announced to introduce half fares for students in the capital from Wednesday. Dhaka bus o...

Two suspects in Cumilla councillor killing case die in 'gunfight'

Two suspects in Cumilla councillor killing case die in 'gunfight'

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-11-30 12:04:13

Two suspects in the double-murder case of Cumilla City Corporation ward councillor Syed Md Sohel and his associate Haripada Saha died in a so-called “shootout” with the police. The &ldquo...

Buses set ablaze after student's death

Buses set ablaze after student's death

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-11-30 10:47:25

An angry mob has set fire to at least eight buses and vandalised several others in Dhaka's Rampura after a student was killed by a bus that was allegedly racing another amid the ongoing movement for s...

BNP to stage rallies in divisional cities Tuesday demanding Khaleda’s treatment abroad

BNP to stage rallies in divisional cities Tuesday demanding Khaleda’s treatment abroad

-- 2021-11-29 20:48:19

BNP will stage rallies in all divisional cities, including the capital, of the country on Tuesday demanding medical care of its ailing Chairperson Khaleda Zia abroad. In Dhaka, the rally will begin i...

Right people not in right place for formulating public health policy

Right people not in right place for formulating public health policy

-- 2021-11-29 20:46:20

The right people are not being placed in the right place at the right time while formulating public health policies, a study revealed on Monday.   The study also stated that grassroots voices ar...

HC issues rule over fixing price of kerosene, diesel

HC issues rule over fixing price of kerosene, diesel

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-29 20:29:21

The High Court has issued a ruling upon the concerned bodies of the government to explain in one week as to why they should not be directed to fix the price of petroleum fuels including kerosene and d...

Civil society demands to stop using fossil fuel

Civil society demands to stop using fossil fuel

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-29 20:17:09

Representatives from different civil society organisations have demanded to stop the use of fossil fuel immediately to avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis. They also said all efforts and in...

Bangladesh targets 49pc reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2031

Bangladesh targets 49pc reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2031

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-29 20:02:57

State Minister for the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said the government of Bangladesh has set a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 49 per cent within 2031...

HC imposes travel ban on five officials of South Bangla Bank           

HC imposes travel ban on five officials of South Bangla Bank        

FE ONLINE REPORT   2021-11-29 19:54:11

The High Court on Monday asked the concerned bodies of the government to take necessary legal steps so that five officials of the South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce Bank Limited (SBAC Bank) cannot...

Cyber tribunal orders probe against suspended Gazipur mayor under DSA

Cyber tribunal orders probe against suspended Gazipur mayor under DSA

-- 2021-11-29 19:25:56

A cyber tribunal on Monday asked CID police to investigate allegations that recently-suspended mayor of Gazipur Jahangir Alam made derogatory remarks about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Bangla...