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‘Angry, frustrated’ Biman pilots launch protests over pay cut

‘Angry, frustrated’ Biman pilots launch protests over pay cut

-- 2021-10-25 23:11:25

Pilots of Biman Bangladesh Airlines have decided not to work beyond the terms of contracts with the flag carrier as part of their protests against pay cuts. Biman had announced the pay cuts for all e...

Bangladesh signs €120m deal with German bank to modernise power distribution

Bangladesh signs €120m deal with German bank to modernise power distribution

-- 2021-10-25 22:45:08

Bangladesh has signed a loan agreement worth 120 million euros with the KfW Development Bank of Germany to implement the ‘Modernisation of Power Distribution-Smart Grids Phase I’ project...

Khaleda undergoes biopsy test, but ‘out of danger’, Fakhrul says

Khaleda undergoes biopsy test, but ‘out of danger’, Fakhrul says

-- 2021-10-25 21:25:20

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said their party chairperson Khaleda Zia is doing well and out of danger though she has undergone a biopsy test....

Why govt decision not to give household gas connection illegal: HC rules

Why govt decision not to give household gas connection illegal: HC rules

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-10-25 20:54:28

The High Court has issued a ruling upon the concerned bodies of the government to explain in four weeks as to why they should not be directed to give gas connections to the residential areas for house...

Govt approves feasibility study for setting up safari park in Moulvibazar

Govt approves feasibility study for setting up safari park in Moulvibazar

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-10-25 20:31:05

The government has approved the feasibility study report for setting up Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park at Juri upazila of Moulvibazar district. The approval was given at a meeting held in the...

Five workers burnt in explosion at Narayanganj steel mill

Five workers burnt in explosion at Narayanganj steel mill

-- 2021-10-25 19:45:34

Five workers sustained burn injuries in an explosion at a steel factory at Rasulpur area in Fatullah upazila of Narayanganj district on Monday. The injured were identified as Sohel Rana, 36, Liton, 3...

Seven persons including five judges get international mediation award

Seven persons including five judges get international mediation award

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-10-25 18:56:34

Seven persons including five judges of Bangladesh, India, and Kenya have been selected for the ‘international mediation award 2021’ for their role in peacekeeping in social life, judiciary...

Five more die, 289 get Covid-19 in 24hrs

Five more die, 289 get Covid-19 in 24hrs

-- 2021-10-25 18:00:37

Bangladesh has registered five fatalities from COVID-19 in a day, taking the death toll to 27,828. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,567,981 after 289 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 h...

12 kg gold seized at Dhaka airport

12 kg gold seized at Dhaka airport

-- 2021-10-25 17:49:53

Customs officials have seized 104 gold bars worth some Tk 84.40 million from an aircraft at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in Dhaka. According to a press release of the Directorate of...

Govt and aid agencies urged to ensure  common, equitable partnership

Govt and aid agencies urged to ensure  common, equitable partnership

-- 2021-10-25 17:42:10

BDCSO Process, a forum of around 700 grass root CSO/NGOs, organised a 2nd day virtual conference session titled “Partnership selection with a policy and through a transparent process for an effe...

HC summons ACC official for demanding bribe during investigation

HC summons ACC official for demanding bribe during investigation

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-10-25 17:11:20

The High Court has summoned Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) investigation officer Md Alamgir Hossain to explain his position over an allegation of claiming unethical benefits during the investigation...

Over 40m people in Bangladesh receive at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Over 40m people in Bangladesh receive at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine

-- 2021-10-25 13:57:21

More than 40 million people in Bangladesh have received at least the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine as part of the government's mass immunisation campaign to contain the pandemic. The second s...

Of broken bridges, bamboo bridge

Of broken bridges, bamboo bridge

OUR CORRESPONDENTS 2021-10-25 11:35:38

Ten bridges are lying useless on a Netrakona road while Cox's Bazar villagers crossing a canal using a bamboo-made bridge for a century now. Reports of such rural communications hardship came from the...

Karnaphuli capital dredging to end by next July

Karnaphuli capital dredging to end by next July

NAZIMUDDIN SHYAMOL 2021-10-25 09:10:44

CHATTOGRAM: More than 60 per cent of works of capital dredging of Karnaphuli River have been completed after the project was started afresh by Bangladesh Navy in April this year, sources said. Stop...

Central rawhide storage to be built in Savar

Central rawhide storage to be built in Savar

REZAUL KARIM 2021-10-25 08:57:48

A move is underway to establish a central storage facility in Savar industrial hub to help ensure fair prices and quality of rawhides and skins as well as for proper management of the items, officia...

'Facebook also responsible for spreading posts on communal violence'

'Facebook also responsible for spreading posts on communal violence'

-- 2021-10-24 21:36:09

Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud has said Facebook and other social networks cannot deny responsibility for spreading posts that led to the recent communal violence in Bangladesh. T...

Bangladesh imposes mandatory quarantine for travellers from 13 countries

Bangladesh imposes mandatory quarantine for travellers from 13 countries

-- 2021-10-24 20:30:17

Travellers from 13 countries who have received full doses of a coronavirus vaccine approved by the World Health Organization will have to quarantine at home for seven days upon arrival in Bangladesh....

Momen blames division in UNSC for prolonging Rohingya crisis

Momen blames division in UNSC for prolonging Rohingya crisis

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-10-24 19:35:00

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen says a division in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is responsible for prolonging the Rohingya crisis. “Among the five permanent members (of UNSC) Russ...

Pori Moni’s remand: Two judges get another week to submit explanation

Pori Moni’s remand: Two judges get another week to submit explanation

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-10-24 18:39:57

The High Court on Sunday granted one more week to two lower court judges for submitting their explanations over sending actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known as Pori Moni, on second and third phas...

Rabindra University student 'attempts suicide’ in public

Rabindra University student 'attempts suicide’ in public

-- 2021-10-24 17:48:45

The authorities had been warned: if they failed to permanently remove Farhana Yeasmin Baten, a teacher who landed in hot water for forcibly cutting students' hair, Shamim Hossain would end his own lif...

COVID-19: 275 people test positive, 9 die in 24 hours

COVID-19: 275 people test positive, 9 die in 24 hours

-- 2021-10-24 17:36:32

Bangladesh has registered nine fatalities from COVID-19 in a day, taking the death toll to 27,823. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,567,692 after 275 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 h...

Names of money launderers: HC angers over finance ministry,  other respondents

Names of money launderers: HC angers over finance ministry, other respondents

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-10-24 17:23:01

The High Court on Sunday expressed its anger over the respondents including the finance ministry and Bangladesh Bank as they didn’t submit any report complying with its earlier order that sought...

Press Club Kolkata to set up 'Bangabandhu Sangbad Kendra'

Press Club Kolkata to set up 'Bangabandhu Sangbad Kendra'

-- 2021-10-24 16:40:40

All set to establish the much-desired "Bangabandhu Sangbad Kendra" (Bangabandhu Media Centre) at Press Club Kolkata (PCK), the oldest club of the working journalists in the sub-continent. I...

'Vested quarters are trying to tarnish country's image'

'Vested quarters are trying to tarnish country's image'

-- 2021-10-24 16:24:55

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the recent religiously motivated attacks on Hindus were carried out with the intention of tarnishing the image of Bangladesh, reports bdnews24.com. Certain q...

Govt announces reward for providing information about dolphin killers

Govt announces reward for providing information about dolphin killers

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-10-24 16:17:06

The government will reward those who will provide information to the forest department about dolphin killers. Environment Minister Md Shahab Uddin came up with the announcement while addressing ...

Attacks on Noakhali puja venues:  Three suspects give confessional statements

Attacks on Noakhali puja venues:  Three suspects give confessional statements

-- 2021-10-24 14:05:08

Three more suspects in the recent attacks on Hindu places of worship in Noakhali have given confessional statements to a court. Senior Judicial Magistrate Nabanita Guha recorded the statements made b...

Truck crushes motorcycle in Sirajganj, leaving two dead

Truck crushes motorcycle in Sirajganj, leaving two dead

-- 2021-10-24 12:38:26

Two men riding a motorcycle have died after being run over by a truck in Sirajganj Sadar Upazila. The accident occurred on the Sirajganj-Kazipur road near Chhongachha Bazar around 12:45 am on Sunda...

PM opens Payra Bridge to traffic

PM opens Payra Bridge to traffic

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-10-24 12:28:48

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Sunday) inaugurated the much-awaited bridge constructed over the Payra River in Lebukhali area on Patuakhali-Barishal highway for traffic movement, paving the way f...

bdnews24.com celebrates 15 years of unwavering journey

bdnews24.com celebrates 15 years of unwavering journey

-- 2021-10-24 10:28:38

The full stop is probably the most essential punctuation mark in writing. About half of all punctuation marks used in writing are full stops. It terminates a sentence and gives clarity to writing, but...

Tahirpur frontier road in poor condition

Tahirpur frontier road in poor condition

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-10-24 09:38:38

SYLHET, Oct 23: Tahirpur border road in Sunamgaj district has become unfit for use as big potholes have developed on various parts of it due to the strong current of hilly water from the Meghalaya hil...