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Air pumped into worker’s rectum again!

Air pumped into worker’s rectum again!

-- 2017-10-29 11:35:39

A worker has been admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) in the capital after his co-worker allegedly pumped air into his rectum at a salt factory in Narayanganj. The victim was identified...

Man held with 31 gold bars at Dhaka airport

Man held with 31 gold bars at Dhaka airport

-- 2017-10-29 11:15:18

A man was arrested with 31 gold bars weighing around 3.430 kg from Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday. The arrestee is identified as Siddique, hailing from Bancharampur upazila...

One arrested for ‘burning girl to death’

One arrested for ‘burning girl to death’

-- 2017-10-29 11:06:25

A case was filed for burning a 14-year-old schoolgirl alive over mobile phone theft against seven people, making her aunt Beauty Begum prime accused, on Saturday night. Father of the victim, Abdus Sa...

Three to appear before HC for substandard c-section

Three to appear before HC for substandard c-section

-- 2017-10-29 07:44:25

The High Court (HC) on Sunday summoned three for a substandard c-section, where the surgeon stitched a woman's womb leaving one of the twin fetus inside. A High Court division bench comprising of Jus...

Deputy governor of Afghan province kidnapped in Pakistan

Deputy governor of Afghan province kidnapped in Pakistan

Reuters 2017-10-29 03:20:22

Unidentified kidnappers bundled the deputy governor of Afghanistan’s northwestern province of Kunar into a car in the Pakistani city of Peshawar and took him away, police sources said on Sunday....

Rohingya woman held with Yaba

Rohingya woman held with Yaba

-- 2017-10-29 01:48:20

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested a Rohingya woman along with 9,800 pieces of Yaba tablets, worth around TK 39,20,000 from Kutupalong camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar district...

UN fact-finding mission over Rohingya crisis ends BD tour

UN fact-finding mission over Rohingya crisis ends BD tour

-- 2017-10-28 12:58:01

Three United Nations human rights experts who concluded their first fact-finding mission in Bangladesh on Friday were "deeply disturbed" by accounts of killings, torture, rape, arson and aerial attack...

BRRI undertakes project for  sustainable rice farming

BRRI undertakes project for sustainable rice farming

FE Report 2017-10-28 12:56:09

Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) jointly with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has taken up a project aiming to adopt climate-friendly technologies for sustainable farming of...

Tea production boosts in northern dists

Tea production boosts in northern dists

-- 2017-10-28 12:00:00

Tea production is boosting every year in Panchagarh and Thakurgaon districts bringing fortune to many farmers and creating jobs for the poor. Bangladesh Tea Board (BTB) officials said, “Tea cul...

Narsingdi girl ‘burnt to death’ over phone theft

Narsingdi girl ‘burnt to death’ over phone theft

FE Online Desk 2017-10-28 12:00:00

A 14-year-old girl has died a day after being set afire on Friday evening for allegedly stealing a mobile phone set at Khainput village under Shibpur upazila in Narsingdi. Fifth standard schoolgirl A...

Police nab Rampal Jamaat ameer

Police nab Rampal Jamaat ameer

-- 2017-10-28 12:00:00

Police arrested an ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami on charge of planning sabotage from Rampal Chalker Matt area of Bagerhat district on Saturday. The arrestee was identified as Sheikh Abu Naser (55), ameer...

SPM installation deal with Chinese bank Sunday

SPM installation deal with Chinese bank Sunday

-- 2017-10-28 12:00:00

The government will sign a loan agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China on Sunday for single point mooring (SPM) installation project. The Chinese EXIM Bank would provide some of Taka 50.00 bi...

Verdict on Hasina murder attempt Sunday

Verdict on Hasina murder attempt Sunday

-- 2017-10-28 12:00:00

A Dhaka court is set to deliver the verdict on two cases against Freedom Party leaders and activists over an assassination attempt on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that took place 28 years ago. The F...

Khaleda’s C’Bazar-bound convoy reaches Ctg defying attack

Khaleda’s C’Bazar-bound convoy reaches Ctg defying attack

-- 2017-10-28 12:00:00

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia, on a four-day tour to visit the persecuted Rohingya people in Cox's Bazar, has reached Chittagong after facing attack near Feni town. The B...

Bernicat backs 1992 deal for Rohingya verification

Bernicat backs 1992 deal for Rohingya verification

-- 2017-10-28 12:00:00

US Ambassador Marcia Bernicat has backed the Rohingya verification criteria based on principles agreed between Bangladesh and Myanmar in 1992 when the two countries inked an agreement for return of th...

‘Rohingya youth’ stabs C’Bazar local to death

‘Rohingya youth’ stabs C’Bazar local to death

-- 2017-10-28 12:00:00

An inhabitant of Kochubonia village in Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazar was stabbed to death allegedly by a Rohingya young man over an illicit relationship with a Rohingya woman. The incident took p...

Traders call for restructuring registration, renewal fees

Traders call for restructuring registration, renewal fees

Talha Bin Habib 2017-10-28 11:00:48

Traders have suggested that the government should restructure the registration and renewal fees for the import and export permits in order to boost import and export business in the country. Several...

Feud between groups leave schoolboy dead

Feud between groups leave schoolboy dead

-- 2017-10-28 10:28:55

A schoolboy was stabbed to death over dispute between two local gangs concerning seniority at Chandni Ghat of Chakbazar in Old Dhaka on early Saturday.  The victim was identified as Md Hasan, a...

Q1 foreign aid flow surges by 71pc

Q1 foreign aid flow surges by 71pc

FHM Humayan Kabir 2017-10-28 10:19:50

Foreign aid flow into Bangladesh picked up significantly by 71 per cent in the first quarter (Q1) this fiscal, largely with a Japanese funding splurge, officials said. Economic Relations Division (ER...

HC’s BDR carnage verdict soon, hopes prosecution

HC’s BDR carnage verdict soon, hopes prosecution

-- 2017-10-28 07:39:26

The High Court prosecution on Saturday expressed hope that verdict on BDR carnage at Peelkhana will be pronounced soon.   "We hope to get the verdict soon. The High Court on April 13 kept the ju...

Next election under present government: Tofail

Next election under present government: Tofail

-- 2017-10-28 07:23:53

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said the next general election will be held under the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The Election Commission (EC) will get all cooperation to arrange a fre...

Fakhrul eyes PM’s special initiative for Rohingyas

Fakhrul eyes PM’s special initiative for Rohingyas

-- 2017-10-28 07:01:32

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday urged Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to take special initiative to resolve the Rohingya crisis. “We have long been saying that the PM...

Five hurt in clash between BCL activists of DU, Buet

Five hurt in clash between BCL activists of DU, Buet

Agencies 2017-10-28 02:58:35

At least five students have been injured as activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) clashed over taking drugs in Dhaka city on Friday. Witnesses said the clashing groups – one from Zahurul...

Japan teen 'forced to dye hair black' for school

Japan teen 'forced to dye hair black' for school

Reuters 2017-10-28 02:53:13

A Japanese teenager is suing the government of Osaka, saying her public high school repeatedly forced her to dye her naturally-brown hair black or be banned from attending school, local media reported...

Stress on raising women’s  participation in politics

Stress on raising women’s participation in politics

Our Correspondent 2017-10-27 12:34:51

SYLHET, OCT 26: Speakers at an event in the city today demanded strengthening women's participation in politics at all levels and increasing the number of female candidates in the upcoming general ele...

Kurigram farmers start cultivating winter veg on vast tract of land

Kurigram farmers start cultivating winter veg on vast tract of land

Roving Correspondent 2017-10-27 12:33:36

KURIGRAM, Oct 26:  Hundreds of farmers of the district have brought a vast tract of land under cultivation of winter vegetables this season with assistance of local agriculture offices. Accordin...

Over 500 village women attain self-reliance by sewing clothes

Over 500 village women attain self-reliance by sewing clothes

Our Correspondent 2017-10-27 12:32:27

BOGRA, Oct 26: More than 500 village women of the district have become self-reliant through sewing clothes after taking short-term training. Sources said the poor and unemployed women of the area too...

Rangpur growers make good profit from red spinach production

Rangpur growers make good profit from red spinach production

Our Correspondent 2017-10-27 12:31:24

RANGPUR, Oct 26: Farmers of different areas in the district are getting financially benefited through farming of red spinach (Lalshak) in recent years. Due to easy cultivation process, low production...

Govt takes projects for expats’ welfare

Govt takes projects for expats’ welfare

-- 2017-10-27 12:00:00

The government has taken a number of initiatives to ensure wellbeing of the Bangladeshi expatriates who are greatly contributing to the country’s economy.  The projects that the government...

Australian deputy PM disqualified

Australian deputy PM disqualified

BBC 2017-10-27 12:00:00

Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce and four other politicians were wrongly elected because they held dual citizenship, a top court has ruled. The High Court of Australia decision means three of the p...