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Cops recover hanging body of domestic help

Cops recover hanging body of domestic help

FE Online Desk 2017-11-04 12:00:00

A 15-year-old domestic help was found dead at a flat in the capital’s Kalabagan area on Friday. The deceased Thaima Tripura, daughter of Shadhu Tripura, hailing from Khagrachhari, used to work...

Police arrest 21 in Habiganj

Police arrest 21 in Habiganj

-- 2017-11-04 12:00:00

Police arrested 21 people including 16 warranted accused in regular drives from Friday night to this morning from different areas of Habiganj district. They were picked up on different charges, said...

'Girl killed after witnessing father's murder'

'Girl killed after witnessing father's murder'

-- 2017-11-04 12:00:00

Nine-year-old Nusrat Jahan was murdered as she had witnessed her father's killing, police said Saturday after arresting her mother Arjina Begum and a couple who lived as tenants in the same flat. On...

President for institutionalising waqf management

President for institutionalising waqf management

-- 2017-11-04 12:00:00

President Abdul Hamid said modernisation of waqf management is necessary to institutionalise Waqf property. "Some Muslim countries have been successful in institutionalising waqf resources for the gr...

16th amendment verdict review plea soon

16th amendment verdict review plea soon

-- 2017-11-04 12:00:00

The petition for a review of the Supreme Court verdict scrapping the 16th Amendment will be filed within this month, says Law Minister Anisul Huq. After a meeting at the attorney general's office on...

Kakrail murder suspect admits to killing

Kakrail murder suspect admits to killing

-- 2017-11-04 12:00:00

Al Amin Jonny, the prime suspect in the murders of a woman and her son in Kakrail, has admitted his involvement in the crimes. Jonny, 33, has also said he acted alone, said Rapid Action Battalion (RA...

Japan jacks up lending rate to Bangladesh

Japan jacks up lending rate to Bangladesh

FHM Humayan Kabir 2017-11-04 10:06:55

The much-cherished softest lending by Japan is all over as the donor has hiked the interest rate to 1.0 per cent from 0.01 per cent for Bangladesh, officials said. The Asian economic powerhouse has a...

Qatar's hiring of Bangladeshis softens as crisis lingers

Qatar's hiring of Bangladeshis softens as crisis lingers

Arafat Ara 2017-11-04 09:42:52

The outflow of Bangladeshi workers to Qatar has fallen sharply in recent months in the aftermath of unrest exacerbated by sanction on it by Saudi Arabia and allies. Sector-insiders said although the...

Ministry unearths 100 errant hajj agencies' irregularities

Ministry unearths 100 errant hajj agencies' irregularities

-- 2017-11-04 08:31:03

A recent probe conducted by the Religious Affairs Ministry has identified various allegations of irregularities, including bad performance, against some 100 hajj agencies. It also recommended barring...

Marginal farmers attain financial solvency by farming red spinach

Marginal farmers attain financial solvency by farming red spinach

Our Correspondent 2017-11-04 08:24:50

BOGRA, Nov 04: Marginal farmers of the district have attained financial solvency by cultivating red spinach (Lal Shak).According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) official sources, the...

IGP against checking truck documents on highways

IGP against checking truck documents on highways

-- 2017-11-04 07:31:56

Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque directed the police members not to check the documents of trucks and covered vans on highways so that goods transportation remain undisrupted. The...

Rohingya repatriation Myanmar’s responsibility: US

Rohingya repatriation Myanmar’s responsibility: US

-- 2017-11-04 06:28:47

A senior US official has said that it is Myanmar’s responsibility to initiate the repatriation process and bring back Rohingyas in a safe and secure area. “Responsibility for repatriatio...

Kakrail double murder: RAB detains prime suspect

Kakrail double murder: RAB detains prime suspect

-- 2017-11-04 05:11:36

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested the prime suspect from Gopalganj over recent murders of a woman and her 18-year-old son in Dhaka. RAB-3 chief Lt Col Md Emranul Hasan said they arrested...

Govt to set 3,600-MW power plant at Payra

Govt to set 3,600-MW power plant at Payra

-- 2017-11-04 02:51:19

The government has undertaken another project to set up a 3,600 megawatt (MW) power plant based on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) at Payra upazila of Patuakhali district. North-West Power Generation Com...

LGED implements Tk 7.99b project in northern region

LGED implements Tk 7.99b project in northern region

-- 2017-11-04 02:34:45

Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) has implemented a project at an estimated cost of around Tk 7.99 billion to ensure a sound rural road network in the northern region of the country. Ali...

GUB inks MoU with US-Bangla group

GUB inks MoU with US-Bangla group

FE Online Report 2017-11-04 02:31:35

Green University of Bangladesh (GUB) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with US-Bangla group at the university. Prof Dr Md Golam Samdani Fakir, Vice-Chancellor of the University,...

Kunming University team meets DU VC

Kunming University team meets DU VC

FE Online Report 2017-11-04 02:16:55

A five-member delegation led by Zhang Zuwu, Vice-President of Kunming University, China met Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman at his office on Friday. Other members of th...

Singer Neil Young to auction model train collection

Singer Neil Young to auction model train collection

Reuters 2017-11-04 01:35:51

Rock singer Neil Young is selling some of his most prized possessions - part of his model train collection. The Canadian folk-rock star is putting more than 230 of his vast collection of Lionel train...

Police detain 28 after gunfight with 'bandit gang'

Police detain 28 after gunfight with 'bandit gang'

-- 2017-11-03 12:38:04

Police have detained 28 members of a bandit group that had hijacked a bus after a gunfight in Savar. Four police personnel, including an OC, were injured in the incident which occurred on the Dhaka-A...

Jail Killing Day today

Jail Killing Day today

-- 2017-11-03 12:24:05

The nation will observe the mournful Jail Killing Day today (Friday) by paying rich tributes to four national leaders and Liberation War heroes, who were brutally murdered inside the Dhaka Central Jai...

BNP plans 'big' rally at Suhrawardy Udyan Nov 8

BNP plans 'big' rally at Suhrawardy Udyan Nov 8

Agencies 2017-11-03 12:00:00

BNP has planned a ‘big’ rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka city on November 8, marking the ‘National Revolution and Solidarity Day' that falls on November 7. The party already sough...

Terror threat high in Bangladesh: Australia

Terror threat high in Bangladesh: Australia

FE Online Desk 2017-11-03 12:00:00

Australia claims to have ‘reliable’ information, suggestive of militants planning to target Western interests in Bangladesh.  “There is a high threat of terrorist attack in Ba...

Homage to Bangabandhu, four national leaders

Homage to Bangabandhu, four national leaders

-- 2017-11-03 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and four national leaders, marking the Jail Killing Day. On behalf of the Prime Mi...

Congestion at Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover bewilders authorities

Congestion at Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover bewilders authorities

-- 2017-11-03 12:00:00

Authorities concerned are considering numerous steps to reduce the traffic jams at the landing points of Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover within three months. The landing points of Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover...

Bodies of two missing youths recovered from Buriganga

Bodies of two missing youths recovered from Buriganga

FE Online Desk 2017-11-03 12:00:00

Naval police have recovered the bodies of two youths who jumped off the Postogola Bridge into the Buriganga River in Dhaka’s South Keraniganj on Wednesday afternoon. The recovery was made aroun...

Police arrest couple over Badda murders

Police arrest couple over Badda murders

-- 2017-11-03 12:00:00

Police have arrested a couple in Khulna in a case over the murders of a man and his nine-year-old daughter in Dhaka's Badda. Police say an extramarital affair between Arjina Begum, the wife of the mu...

China for strengthening BD media

China for strengthening BD media

-- 2017-11-03 12:00:00

China is has expressed interest to forge more cooperation in Bangladesh mass media sector and keeping peoples from the two countries informed about development efforts. "We are willing to cooperate...

Pakistan summons Bangladesh High Commissioner

Pakistan summons Bangladesh High Commissioner

-- 2017-11-03 12:00:00

Pakistan has summoned Bangladesh High Commissioner in Islamabad Tarik Ahsan following Dhaka’s protest over a video post on Facebook which Dhaka termed the distortion of history. He was summoned...

11 million voters not getting smart NIDs

11 million voters not getting smart NIDs

-- 2017-11-03 12:00:00

More than 11 million voters, who got registered after 2012, will receive laminated national ID cards instead of smart NIDs for casting ballots in the 11th general elections, the commission officials h...

Former President Abdur Rahman Biswas no more

Former President Abdur Rahman Biswas no more

-- 2017-11-03 12:00:00

Former President Abdur Rahman Biswas is no more. He has died at the age of 91 on Friday. Abdur Rahman Biswas passed away at a Dhaka hospital after suffering from old-age complications, his son Mahmud...