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Arrival of migratory birds continues in northern region

Arrival of migratory birds continues in northern region

-- 2021-11-29 18:58:23

Common people are witnessing the continuous arrival of migratory birds from the Himalayan and Siberian regions in the water bodies across the northern region (N-region). The riverine char areas and w...

Khaleda can fly in any foreign doctor for treatment, says Momen

Khaleda can fly in any foreign doctor for treatment, says Momen

-- 2021-11-29 18:28:34

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Monday said BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is allowed to fly in any doctor from abroad for her treatment if she wants. "If they feel that doctors from abroad would...

India keeps Bangladesh on list of risky countries for Omicron transmission

India keeps Bangladesh on list of risky countries for Omicron transmission

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-11-29 18:27:29

India has kept Bangladesh on its list of risky countries for transmission of the Omicron variant of coronavirus. The country released the list on Sunday, keeping nearly a dozen countries, and removin...

Covid-19: Two deaths, 227 cases reported in 24 hours

Covid-19: Two deaths, 227 cases reported in 24 hours

-- 2021-11-29 17:03:52

Bangladesh has registered three new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, taking the total toll to 27,980. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,576,011 as 227 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hou...

SC to resume in-person hearing from Dec 1

SC to resume in-person hearing from Dec 1

-- 2021-11-29 16:41:18

The Supreme Court is set to resume in-person proceedings instead of virtual hearings after one and a half years of suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic. The benches of the Appellate Division an...

Bangladesh issues 15-point guideline to fight new Covid variant

Bangladesh issues 15-point guideline to fight new Covid variant

-- 2021-11-29 16:24:16

A 15-point guideline was issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to prevent the highly contagious new African Covid-19 variant named Omicron. A notification, signed by Prof Dr. Na...

Three to walk gallows for killing child in Madaripur

Three to walk gallows for killing child in Madaripur

-- 2021-11-29 16:04:08

A Madaripur court has sentenced three people to death for killing a child. Madaripur District and Sessions Judge Nitaichandra Saha handed down the verdict on Monday and fined all convicts Tk 50,000 e...

Students resume road safety protests

Students resume road safety protests

-- 2021-11-29 15:57:19

Students took to the streets in Dhaka again on Monday to demand the enforcement of new road safety measures. Students from Birshreshtha Noor Mohammad Public College staged a demonstration at the Nilk...

Hifazat leader Nurul Islam Jihadi passes away

Hifazat leader Nurul Islam Jihadi passes away

-- 2021-11-29 14:06:10

Hifazat-e Islam Secretary General Nurul Islam Jihadi has died after a sudden hospitalisation. He was 73. Nurul Islam fell ill on his way home from an event at the Jatiya Press Club after Maghrib pr...

Forcibly cutting students' hair: Rabindra University teacher Farhana retains job

Forcibly cutting students' hair: Rabindra University teacher Farhana retains job

-- 2021-11-29 14:01:54

Rabindra University has suspended Farhana Yeasmin Baten, an associate professor of the Cultural Heritage and Bangladesh Studies Department, from the academic activity for three years as a ‘punis...

Why not body to probe complaints against law enforcers: HC

Why not body to probe complaints against law enforcers: HC

FE REPORT 2021-11-29 10:18:31

The High Court on Sunday issued a rule upon the government bodies concerned to explain as to why they should not be directed to form an 'Independent Police Complaint Investigation Commission' to probe...

Salt farmers fear losses

Salt farmers fear losses

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-29 09:59:33

COX'S BAZAR: Salt farmers have requested the government to revise the initial decision of importing edible salt since there is already an ample reserve of salt in the country. According to the Salt F...

Khaleda Zia's condition 'very critical'

Khaleda Zia's condition 'very critical'

FE REPORT 2021-11-29 08:24:11

Terming BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's present health condition 'very critical', a panel of doctors overseeing her treatment recommended on Sunday taking her abroad immediately for advanced medical c...

Kuwaiti court upholds seven-year sentence of Shahid

Kuwaiti court upholds seven-year sentence of Shahid

-- 2021-11-28 22:42:57

Former MP Mohammad Shahid Islam alias Kazi Papul will have to serve seven years in a Kuwaiti jail for human trafficking and money laundering as the Middle-Eastern country’s top court has upheld...

Man held with Tk 50m worth Crystal Meth in Cox’s Bazar

Man held with Tk 50m worth Crystal Meth in Cox’s Bazar

-- 2021-11-28 20:50:15

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Saturday detained a drug trafficker with 1 kg crystal methamphetamine or Ice worth Tk 50 million from Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district. The arrestee was i...

Eight-point demand placed to save wild animals

Eight-point demand placed to save wild animals

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-28 20:11:39

Environmental organisations have blamed the Forest Department for playing a dysfunctional role in stopping the killing of wild animals. The organisations have placed an eight-point demand to save the...

NTAC recommends travel ban to contain Omicron variant

NTAC recommends travel ban to contain Omicron variant

-- 2021-11-28 19:31:15

The National Technical Advisory Committee (NTAC) on Covid-19 has recommended a travel ban to Bangladesh from the countries where the new variant of the virus Omicron has spread. The recommendation wa...

Jordan becomes top destination for skilled Bangladeshi garment workers

Jordan becomes top destination for skilled Bangladeshi garment workers

-- 2021-11-28 19:30:47

Jordan has become a top destination for skilled garment workers from Bangladesh as hundreds of Bangladeshi women find employment in the kingdom’s clothing sector every week, according to a repor...

Japan will always stand by Bangladesh, says Japanese vice minister

Japan will always stand by Bangladesh, says Japanese vice minister

-- 2021-11-28 19:12:33

HONDA Taro, the parliamentary vice-minister for foreign affairs of Japan, has said that Japan would always stand by Bangladesh and continue its cooperation for the further development of the country i...

74 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24hrs

74 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24hrs

-- 2021-11-28 18:37:14

Seventy-four new dengue patients have been hospitalised in 24 hours until Sunday morning, health authorities said. The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchanged at 98 in...

Maldives for regularising Bangladeshi workers

Maldives for regularising Bangladeshi workers

-- 2021-11-28 18:31:56

Noting that undocumented workers may be exploited in a much easier way, Vice President of the Maldives Faisal Naseem has sought support from the relevant ministry in regularising all the Bangladeshi w...

HC issues rule over constituting broadcasting commission

HC issues rule over constituting broadcasting commission

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-28 17:20:12

The High Court has issued a ruling upon the concerned bodies of the government to explain as to why they should not be directed to constitute a National Broadcasting Commission or a Censor Board or an...

Covid claims three more lives, infects another 205

Covid claims three more lives, infects another 205

-- 2021-11-28 16:55:48

Bangladesh has registered three new deaths from Covid-19 in a day, taking the total toll to 27,978. The coronavirus caseload rose to 1,575,784 as 205 people tested positive for the disease in the 24...

Ports in Bangladesh put on high alert against COVID omicron variant

Ports in Bangladesh put on high alert against COVID omicron variant

-- 2021-11-28 16:12:49

The Directorate General of Health Services has issued warnings to all ports of entry into Bangladesh against the new omicron COVID-19 variant that is causing global concern. The DGHS is taking all po...

HC for forming independent commission to probe criminal charges against cops

HC for forming independent commission to probe criminal charges against cops

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-28 16:06:35

The High Court on Sunday issued a ruling asking the concerned government bodies to explain as to why they should not be directed to constitute an ‘Independent Police Complaint Investigation Co...

Verdict in Abrar murder case deferred to Dec 8

Verdict in Abrar murder case deferred to Dec 8

-- 2021-11-28 13:06:16

A Dhaka tribunal on Sunday deferred until December 8 the pronouncement of the verdict in Buet student Abrar Fahad murder case. Judge Abu Zafar Md Kamaruzzaman of Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 passed...

3rd phase of UP polls underway

3rd phase of UP polls underway

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-11-28 11:00:48

Balloting for the third phase of the union parishad polls is underway across the country on Sunday. The voting started at 8:00am and will continue till 4:00pm without any break, reports UNB. More th...

DSCC cleaning staff Harun remanded over death of Notre Dame College student

DSCC cleaning staff Harun remanded over death of Notre Dame College student

-- 2021-11-27 21:48:00

A Dhaka court on Saturday placed Dhaka South City Corporation(DSCC) cleaning staff Md Harun on a two-day remand in a case filed in connection with the death of a Notre Dame College student in a road c...

'Bangladesh should strongly uphold maritime dispute in international forum'

'Bangladesh should strongly uphold maritime dispute in international forum'

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-27 20:44:49

Terming that fixing the sea territorial boundaries with India on the continental shelf is a settled issue, speakers at a function said India's new claim is a violation of international law. Banglades...

Tremor shakes parts of Bangladesh

Tremor shakes parts of Bangladesh

-- 2021-11-27 19:38:13

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake shook different parts of the country including Chattogram on Saturday afternoon. The tremor was felt around 3:47 pm, according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (...