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Thrust on jt efforts for speedy dispute resolution

Thrust on jt efforts for speedy dispute resolution

FE Desk 2017-10-09 12:37:12

Minister for Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs Anisul Huq, MP, Governor of Bangladesh Bank Fazle Kabir, Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) Executive Chairman Kazi M. Aminul Isla...

Sbarro opens 8 new branches in Dhaka

Sbarro opens 8 new branches in Dhaka

FE Online Desk 2017-10-09 12:00:00

New York-based pizzeria Sbarro recently launched 8 new branches with a gala event at The Westin. The event was graced by the presence of Minister for Food Qamrul Islam and various other dignitaries....

Veg prices soaring for shortage of supply in Joypurhat, Gopalganj

Veg prices soaring for shortage of supply in Joypurhat, Gopalganj

Roving Correspondent 2017-10-09 12:00:00

Prices of vegetables have been soaring in the local kitchen markets of the district for the last couple of weeks due to supply shortage. Sub-assistance agri-officer of the Department of Agriculture E...

Export earnings drop  9.83pc in Sept

Export earnings drop 9.83pc in Sept

FE Report 2017-10-09 12:00:00

The country's earnings from shipment of merchandise products declined by 9.83 per cent to US$ 2.03 billion in September 2017 over the corresponding month of 2016. The earnings in the third month of t...

Rohingya boat capsize toll reaches 12

Rohingya boat capsize toll reaches 12

Reuters 2017-10-09 12:00:00

At least 12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, mainly children, drowned when their boats capsized on the way to Bangladesh, police said on Monday, the latest victims of violence in Myanmar that has forced more...

Govt earnings from DSE soar 174 per cent in Q1

Govt earnings from DSE soar 174 per cent in Q1

Babul Barman 2017-10-09 12:00:00

The government revenue earnings from the Dhaka bourse marked a 174 per cent rise in first quarter (Q1) for July-September period of the current fiscal year compared to the same quarter a year ago as t...

RAB detains ‘drug peddler’ with heroin

RAB detains ‘drug peddler’ with heroin

-- 2017-10-09 12:00:00

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) during a drive arrested a suspected drug peddler along with 5 kilograms of heroin worth Tk 50 million (five crore) from Sarengour area of Godagari upazila in Ra...

Police cordon off 'militant' hideout in Jessore

Police cordon off 'militant' hideout in Jessore

-- 2017-10-09 12:00:00

Police have surrounded a suspected militant hideout in the district town of Jessore. The operation began early Monday after police received a tip-off on the house in Ghop Naoapara Road area. As of M...

'Bangladesh wants peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis'

'Bangladesh wants peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis'

-- 2017-10-09 12:00:00

Bangladesh wants a peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis through diplomatic efforts and it will not take any ‘suicidal’ decision like getting involved in any war. Foreign Minister AH Mahmo...

Detectives arrest Jamaat Ameer Maqbul, 8 others

Detectives arrest Jamaat Ameer Maqbul, 8 others

-- 2017-10-09 12:00:00

Detectives arrested Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Maqbul Ahmad and eight other leaders and activists of the party at Uttara in Dhaka on Monday night, according to an online newspaper.   Detective Branc...

Rajshahi road mishap kills trucker

Rajshahi road mishap kills trucker

-- 2017-10-09 10:19:25

A truck driver was killed and three others were injured in a road accident at Jhalmolia on Dhaka-Rajshahi highway in Putia upazila of Rajshahi district on Sunday night. The deceased, Akter Hossian (3...

President urges national interest to hasten development

President urges national interest to hasten development

-- 2017-10-09 08:26:08

President M Abdul Hamid Monday urged all irrespective of party affiliations and opinions, to prioritise national interest to speed up development and progress. "All have to give attention that no per...

BD to allocate two seats annually for Nepalese junior diplomats

BD to allocate two seats annually for Nepalese junior diplomats

-- 2017-10-09 07:32:04

Bangladesh will allocate two seats annually for Nepalese junior diplomats in Foreign Service Academy to undertake specialised diplomatic training course. Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque assured h...

Jatiya Party proposes interim govt, army deployment

Jatiya Party proposes interim govt, army deployment

-- 2017-10-09 06:10:19

Jatiya Party proposed formation of an interim government proportionally with representatives from all the parties that have currently representation in parliament after the announcement of schedule fo...

Man gets death over murder in Keraniganj

Man gets death over murder in Keraniganj

-- 2017-10-09 05:02:10

A court in Dhaka sentenced on Monday a man to death and two others to life term imprisonment for killing a businessman in 2012. The condemned convict is Mohammad Bacchu, 25 while the lifers are Sajal...

Militant Marzan's sister surrenders in Jessore

Militant Marzan's sister surrenders in Jessore

-- 2017-10-09 04:55:37

Holey Artisan attack suspect Nurul Islam Marzan's sister Khadiza surrendered to police in Jessore on Monday. She turned herself in after a 15-hour standoff with police, said Home Minister Asaduzzaman...

Police arrest mother for ‘killing kid’

Police arrest mother for ‘killing kid’

-- 2017-10-09 02:50:32

A mother of an eight-month-old minor girl was arrested after the girl was found dead in a pond at Baniyajhuri village of Ghior upazila of Manikganj district on Monday. The deceased was identified as...

Customs intelligence nab one with 10 gold bars

Customs intelligence nab one with 10 gold bars

-- 2017-10-09 02:39:22

Customs intelligence arrested a suspected gold smuggler along with 10 pieces of gold bars worth about TK 5.00 million from Benapole international check post in Jessore on Monday. The arrestee was ide...

Comilla arson: Warrant issued for Khaleda Zia's arrest

Comilla arson: Warrant issued for Khaleda Zia's arrest

-- 2017-10-09 02:19:41

A Comilla court has issued warrants for the arrest of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and other absconding suspects over a 2015 case involving the deaths of eight people in an arson attack. The order was...

‘Police’ beat man to death

‘Police’ beat man to death

-- 2017-10-09 01:17:05

A man was beaten to death allegedly by police at Harunga village of Kalai upazila in Joypurhat district early Monday. The deceased was identified as Saidur Rahman, son of Ashraf Ali, a resident of th...

BGB rescues 14 Bangladesh nationals in Benapole

BGB rescues 14 Bangladesh nationals in Benapole

-- 2017-10-08 12:40:59

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 14 Bangladesh nationals from Daulatpur border in Benapole Port Police Station while they were being trafficked to India on Saturday night. The rescued...

Judges’ service rules: Govt gets more gazetting time

Judges’ service rules: Govt gets more gazetting time

-- 2017-10-08 12:00:00

The Supreme Court Appellate Division has given the government until Nov 5 to issue a gazette clarifying the service rules for lower court judges. The five-member bench led by Acting Chief Justice Md...

First 15 minutes see addition of 28 points on DSE

First 15 minutes see addition of 28 points on DSE

FE Online Report 2017-10-08 12:00:00

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading on Sunday as investors continued their buying appetite on sector-specific stocks. Following the previous week&...

Trade gap reaches $1.81 billion in July-Aug

Trade gap reaches $1.81 billion in July-Aug

FE Online Report 2017-10-08 12:00:00

The country’s merchandise trade gap with the rest of the world stood at $1.81 billion in the first two months of the current fiscal year (FY18). Statistics released by the central bank on Sunda...

BGMEA gets 7 more months to demolish building

BGMEA gets 7 more months to demolish building

-- 2017-10-08 12:00:00

The Supreme Court has given garment exporters association BGMEA seven more months to complete demolition of the 16-storey building it constructed illegally at Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. The five-membe...

Many feared drowned as Rohingya-packed boat sinks in Teknaf

Many feared drowned as Rohingya-packed boat sinks in Teknaf

FE Online Report 2017-10-08 12:00:00

Many people were feared drowned as a boat carrying Rohingya refugees overturned and sank in Naaf River in Teknaf Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Sunday. Police, CoastGuard and BGB members re...

Muggers hack DIU student to death

Muggers hack DIU student to death

-- 2017-10-08 11:50:43

A student of Daffodil International University (DIU) was stabbed to death reportedly by a gang of muggers at Tikatuli area in the city on Sunday morning. The deceased, identified as Abu Talha (22) w...

Corporate governance guidelines in the offing

Corporate governance guidelines in the offing

FE Desk 2017-10-08 11:20:36

Experts in a seminar recently said equity market should be a regular source of finance to industrialise the country. As part of observing the World Investor Week, the Institute of Chartered Accounta...

Stock market needs listing of sound cos

Stock market needs listing of sound cos

FE Report 2017-10-08 11:06:36

Discussants have said the country's capital market needs listing of more good companies to fetch more foreign investments. They stressed on importance of companies having good fundamentals on Saturd...

Govt waives AIT on foreign relief for Rohingyas

Govt waives AIT on foreign relief for Rohingyas

FE Report 2017-10-08 10:51:02

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has waived advance income tax (AIT) on relief materials, sent by different countries, or international organisations for Rohingya refugees with the approval of the...