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Burnt Narsingdi student loses battle for life

Agencies June 26, 2019 11:53:54

Fulon Rani Barman, who had been doused with kerosene and set on fire in Narsingdi, has died in Dhaka Medical College Hospital, 13 days after the arson attack. The 22-year-old was receiving treatment...

Two die in Mymensingh road accident

-- June 26, 2019 10:44:32

Two people were killed after a truck plunged into a roadside ditch at Lengra Bazar in Muktagaccha upazila of Mymensingh on Wednesday. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately, re...

Curbing money laundering: MFS, courier service providers asked to act

FE Report June 26, 2019 10:37:50

Mobile financial service (MFS) providers and courier companies have been asked to take steps to control money laundering and transactions of illegally earned money, sources said. They have been t...

21pc RMG workers say they don't get sick leave: Report

FE Report June 26, 2019 10:31:13

About 21 per cent of garment workers responded in a survey that their factories do not grant sick leave, a mandatory obligation for the employers by law, according to a latest report. Female work...

18 suffer burns in Chattogram microbus blast

-- June 26, 2019 09:52:50

At least 18 people, including three children, suffered burns when the compressor of a microbus air-conditioner exploded on the Chattogram-Cox's Bazar Highway in Patia upazila of the district on Tuesda...

DIG Mizan suspended

-- June 26, 2019 09:38:14

The government has finally suspended Deputy Inspector General of Police Mizanur Rahman who made recently headlines over Anti-Corruption Commission investigation into his wealth. The home ministry iss...

Conduct surveys on road-rail bridges: PM

-- June 25, 2019 21:20:26

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday instructed the authorities concerned to conduct surveys on dilapidated rail and road bridges in the country so that necessary repair works could be done before...

PM lays plan for 'Hasinacare'

FE Online Desk June 25, 2019 21:07:31

In the footsteps of India's ambitious programme to extend public health insurance to 500 million citizens, Sheikh Hasina, prime minister of neighbouring Bangladesh, has set out plans to similarly cove...

95pc brick kilns use eco-unfriendly technology to meet demand

FE Online Report June 25, 2019 20:17:54

Some 95 per cent of the country’s brick kilns are still using conventional and energy-depended technology to meet the growing demand of bricks every year, causing catastrophic impact on environm...

Dope test mandatory for govt jobs

-- June 25, 2019 18:09:02

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday said dope test is going to be made compulsory for government jobs. The decision has been approved in principal by the cabinet, he told the media at the minis...

Govt to increase allowance for people with disabilities

-- June 25, 2019 17:28:05

The government has planned to increase the insolvent disabled allowance to about 55 per cent under the Social Safety Net Programme (SSNP) in fiscal 2019-20. Social Welfare Minister Nuruzzaman Ahmed s...

Miscreants shoot dead PCJSS man in Bandarban

-- June 25, 2019 17:07:13

An activist of Parbatya Chattogram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS-MN Larma) was shot to death by criminals at Roangchhari upazila in Bandarban early Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Ontui Ching M...

Green Line gets nine months to pay compensation

-- June 25, 2019 16:51:21

The High Court has ordered Green Line Paribahan to pay a Tk 4.5 million compensation in instalments over nine months to Russell Sarker who lost his leg after being hit by a bus of the transport compan...

Detergent found in milk of leading local brands

-- June 25, 2019 16:30:42

Researchers have found traces of detergent in pasteurised milk produced by five companies. They companies are – Pran, Milk Vita, Igloo, Aarong, and Farm Fresh, according to news agency UNB. &l...

Holey Artisan attack: Five more policemen testify

-- June 25, 2019 16:13:53

Five more Policemen on Tuesday testified before an anti-terror special court in a case lodged over 2016 terrorist attack on an upscale cafe in capital’s Gulshan area. The witnesses are Superint...

Mob beats Narail youth for ‘hurting religious sentiments’

-- June 25, 2019 16:08:45

A young man was injured in a mob beating at Ujirpur in Narail municipality area on Tuesday reportedly for hurting religious sentiments of Muslims. The victim was identified as Tanu Dutta, 27, son of...

Writ seeks end to unnecessary C-sections

-- June 25, 2019 13:51:18

A writ petition was filed with the High Court on Tuesday seeking its directives to prevent unnecessary caesarean sections in the country. Supreme Court lawyer Barrister Syed Sayedul Haque Suman filed...

Mild heat wave likely to abate

-- June 25, 2019 13:34:05

The mild heat wave sweeping over some parts of the country may abate at some places as rain or thundershowers is likely to occur at several places today. “Mild heat wave is sweeping over Rajsha...

BNP’s Siraj wins Bogura-6 by-polls

-- June 25, 2019 13:13:29

BNP candidate Golam Mohammad Siraj was unofficially declared elected in the by-election to Bogura-6 constituency on Monday. Siraj begged 89,742 votes while his nearest rival T Zaman Niketa of Awami L...

Female police constable ‘commits suicide’

-- June 25, 2019 10:57:03

A police constable committed suicide at her residence under Bayazid Bostami Police Station area in Chattogram city on Monday evening. The deceased was identified as Kabita Rani, 22, wife of Mithun Ku...

Three ‘human traffickers’ die in gunfight

-- June 25, 2019 10:46:54

Three alleged human traffickers were killed in a reported gunfight with police in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar early Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Kurban Ali, 30, son of Abdus Shukkur of...

Capital dredging of Karnaphuli likely to be completed in 2022

Nazimuddin Shyamol June 25, 2019 10:41:43

The long-awaited capital dredging of Karnaphuli River is likely to be completed in 2022. Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) in association with Bangladesh Navy (BN) under a project worth Tk 2,420 mi...

JICA frets over delay in land acquisition

Munima Sultana June 25, 2019 10:37:09

A delay in acquiring the land for the cross-border road network improvement project has disappointed its Japanese financier. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has expressed its...

Tigers close to win

-- June 24, 2019 22:40:12

Tigers are very close to win as Bangladesh posted 262 for seven wickets against Afghanistan in a group match of the Cricket World Cup on a slow track at the Hampshire Bowl on Monday. Three quick wick...

Rail links with Sylhet resume

-- June 24, 2019 21:18:39

The rail communications of Sylhet with other parts of the country resumed this evening 20 hours after a tragic accident that disrupted the rail links. Repairing work of the railway tracks completed a...

3,175 tonnes of sesame output likely in Magura this season

Our Correspondent June 24, 2019 21:16:58

MAGURA, June 24: Sesame growers in the district have started harvesting their produce. They are happy over the production and present market price. The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), Magu...

Transplantation of Aus seedlings in Sylhet region nearing end

Our Correspondent June 24, 2019 21:16:00

SYLHET, June 24: Aus paddy farmers in Sylhet region are about to complete transplantation of seedlings this season. In line with the national programme for expanding Aus farming, the division's cover...

Upaban train accident: Jatri Kalyan Samity demands punishment

FE Online Report June 24, 2019 20:29:01

Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity (BJKS) on Monday demanded an exemplary punishment for those who are responsible for Upaban Express train accident. In a written statement signed by its secretary genera...

'None can destroy Awami League'

-- June 24, 2019 19:49:13

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said no one can destroy Bangladesh Awami League as it is a well-organised political party having numerous achievements during its 70-year history of struggle. "...

ACC sues DIG Mizan, three family members

-- June 24, 2019 18:39:10

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on filed a case against Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Mizanur Rahman and three of his family members for amassing illegal wealth of Taka  32.8 million (3.28...