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Truck driver put on three-day remand over death of Notre Dame College student   

Truck driver put on three-day remand over death of Notre Dame College student  

-- 2021-11-25 20:41:40

A Dhaka court on Thursday placed a garbage truck driver on three-day remand in a case filed over the death of Notre Dame College student in road crash. Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate...

Steam generators installed at Unit-1 of Rooppur NPP

Steam generators installed at Unit-1 of Rooppur NPP

-- 2021-11-25 20:10:29

All four steam generators have been installed at the design position at Unit-1 of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Project (RNPP). Specialists of Energospecmontazh, a subcontracting organisation of the Rosa...

EU support for regional hydropower, solar projects sought

EU support for regional hydropower, solar projects sought

-- 2021-11-25 19:48:15

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam has encouraged the European Investment Bank, the lending arm of the European Union (EU), to further support regional hydropower and solar projects a...

Man dies in second garbage truck accident in two days

Man dies in second garbage truck accident in two days

-- 2021-11-25 18:56:25

A man has died after being run over by a Dhaka garbage truck only a day after a Notre Dame student was killed in an accident involving another garbage truck. Police say the vehicle involved in Thursd...

BFIU report finds Evaly authorities withdrew billions of taka from company accounts

BFIU report finds Evaly authorities withdrew billions of taka from company accounts

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-25 18:52:44

The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) said in a report that the authorities of the controversial e-commerce platform Evaly have withdrawn billions of taka in cash from the company accounts...

Covid kills nine more, infects 237

Covid kills nine more, infects 237

-- 2021-11-25 17:32:46

Bangladesh has registered nine new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, taking the total toll to 27,970. The Covid-19 caseload rose to 1,575,185 as 237 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hour...

Students block police bus after driver fails to show licence

Students block police bus after driver fails to show licence

-- 2021-11-25 17:26:25

Students protesting the recent death of a Notre Dame student in a road accident blocked a Dhaka Metropolitan Police bus for an hour after the driver was unable to show his license. The DMP bus was on...

High Court scraps 10pc quota system for including FFs in gazette

High Court scraps 10pc quota system for including FFs in gazette

-- 2021-11-25 17:25:13

The High Court (HC) has scrapped a Jatio Muktijoddha Council (Jamuka) provision keeping 10 per cent quota system for including real Freedom Fighters (FFs) in the official gazette. A High Court divisi...

379 Rohingyas leave for Bhasan Char

379 Rohingyas leave for Bhasan Char

-- 2021-11-25 17:17:47

As many as 379 Rohingya refugees left Chattogram port for Bhasan Char on a naval ship Thursday morning. These refugees are part of some 1,500 Rohingyas slated to be relocated to the island in the seve...

118 more hospitalised with Dengue in 24 hrs

118 more hospitalised with Dengue in 24 hrs

-- 2021-11-25 17:09:37

As many as 118 new Dengue patients have been hospitalised in 24 hours until Thursday morning. The mosquito-borne disease has claimed 98 lives in the current year as no fresh death was reported during...

AL appoints Ataullah Mandal as Gazipur unit acting general secretary 

AL appoints Ataullah Mandal as Gazipur unit acting general secretary 

-- 2021-11-25 17:01:47

Awami League has named Md Ataullah Mandal as the acting general secretary of the party's Gazipur metropolitan unit replacing Zahangir Alam, who has recently been expelled from the party, according a p...

Zahangir Alam suspended as Gazipur mayor

Zahangir Alam suspended as Gazipur mayor

-- 2021-11-25 16:50:08

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development suspended Zahangir Alam as the mayor of Gazipur, days after his expulsion from the ruling Awami League, for his controversial remarks on Bangaban...

Hundreds of students block Gulistan, Farmgate protesting Nayeem’s death

Hundreds of students block Gulistan, Farmgate protesting Nayeem’s death

-- 2021-11-25 14:23:26

Hundreds of Notre Dame College students have blocked roads in Dhaka for the second day to protest the death of their peer Nayeem Hasan, who was killed by a garbage truck operated by the Dhaka South...

Approach road linking 40 Sylhet villages damaged

Approach road linking 40 Sylhet villages damaged

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-25 11:11:31

SYLHET: Thousands of locals have been suffering much due to damage of a major part of the approach of an important link road, connecting the Beheli union parishad and other offices in the district. I...

Lucrative price boosts BARI Halud-1 cultivation in Bogura

Lucrative price boosts BARI Halud-1 cultivation in Bogura

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-25 10:45:20

BOGURA: BARI Halud-1 (turmeric) farming is expanding across the district over the last few years. Due to favourable weather condition, peasants are expecting bumper production of the spice this sea...

UN adopts resolution on Bangladesh’s graduation from LDC

UN adopts resolution on Bangladesh’s graduation from LDC

-- 2021-11-25 10:34:30

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted the resolution on Graduation of Bangladesh from the LDC category. With the adoption of this resolution at the 40th plenary meeting of 76th UN General A...

Piloting of cluster bus service: Committee likely to miss deadline again

Piloting of cluster bus service: Committee likely to miss deadline again

MUNIMA SULTANA 2021-11-25 10:03:44

The launch of cluster bus service in the city under a joint-venture company may be delayed further due to 'a lack of cooperation' from bus operators. The special committee, formed to work on bus ro...

Bangladeshi scientist awarded for developing jute-based pads producing machine

Bangladeshi scientist awarded for developing jute-based pads producing machine

-- 2021-11-24 21:56:26

A scientist at International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) has won a grand prize for her proposed innovation in developing a machine to produce jute cellulose-based sani...

1,500 more Rohingyas going to Bhasan Char in 7th phase

1,500 more Rohingyas going to Bhasan Char in 7th phase

-- 2021-11-24 20:46:08

Some 1,500 more Rohingyas are being relocated to the Bhasan Char Island in the seventh phase. On the first day of the seventh phase, around 379 Rohingyas were taken to Chattogram from the camps in Co...

Bus driver, assistant sent to jail for threatening student with 'rape'

Bus driver, assistant sent to jail for threatening student with 'rape'

-- 2021-11-24 20:03:00

A Dhaka court has sent a bus driver and his helper to jail on charges of threatening a student with assault and rape after she paid discounted half fare. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Begum Mahmuda A...

Cartoonist Kishore to file no-confidence petition against PBI report

Cartoonist Kishore to file no-confidence petition against PBI report

-- 2021-11-24 19:33:20

A Dhaka court has allowed cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore to file a no-confidence petition against the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) report which found no evidence that he was picked up by some...

Govt has no plan to increase fertiliser price, Razzaque says

Govt has no plan to increase fertiliser price, Razzaque says

-- 2021-11-24 19:17:02

The government has now no plan to raise the price of fertiliser despite its four-fold increase in the international market, said Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaque on Wednesday. Besides, the ministe...

108 more hospitalised with dengue in 24hrs

108 more hospitalised with dengue in 24hrs

-- 2021-11-24 19:05:53

As many as 108 new dengue patients have been hospitalised in 24 hours until Wednesday morning, health authorities said. The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchanged at...

Rumour mill goes into overdrive over Khaleda’s health, says Fakhrul

Rumour mill goes into overdrive over Khaleda’s health, says Fakhrul

-- 2021-11-24 19:00:04

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has alleged that a quarter is spreading rumours over Khaleda Zia’s health condition with an evil intention. "These are absolutely rumours and b...

PM calls on rich nations to finance climate-resilient efforts

PM calls on rich nations to finance climate-resilient efforts

-- 2021-11-24 18:59:25

Developed, resource-rich countries such as Germany must help finance climate-resilience initiatives as climate change has mainly been caused and exacerbated by them, says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina....

Technology upgradation: City Bank stands by DMP

Technology upgradation: City Bank stands by DMP

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-11-24 18:33:29

City Bank has recently donated Tk 5.0 million as contribution towards the technological improvement of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP). Chairman of the bank Aziz Al Kaisar ha...

Writ filed seeking half fares  for students in buses, launches  and trains   

Writ filed seeking half fares for students in buses, launches and trains  

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-24 17:44:07

A writ petition was filed with the High Court on Wednesday seeking its directive upon the concerned bodies of the government to implement half fares for students in all government and private buses, l...

President urges political parties to be tolerant of different opinions

President urges political parties to be tolerant of different opinions

-- 2021-11-24 17:36:05

President Abdul Hamid has urged political parties to be tolerant of different opinions to materialise Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s dream of building 'Sonar Bangla' and to eliminate commun...

Daily Covid-19 caseload crosses 300 mark after three weeks

Daily Covid-19 caseload crosses 300 mark after three weeks

-- 2021-11-24 17:08:04

Bangladesh has registered 312 new cases of Covid-19 infection in the 24 hours to 8 am on Wednesday. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,574,948 with the latest infections. Earlier last October 29, the co...

BNP’s announces eight-day programme over Khaleda's treatment abroad

BNP’s announces eight-day programme over Khaleda's treatment abroad

-- 2021-11-24 15:50:08

BNP and its associate bodies have taken up an eight-day programme to force the government to allow its chairperson Khaleda Zia to go abroad for advanced medical treatment. Party Secretary General Mir...