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BNP demands involvement of armed forces in vaccine management

BNP demands involvement of armed forces in vaccine management

-- 2020-11-30 22:31:03

Members of the BNP’s standing committee have demanded to involve the Armed Forces and other relevant organisations in procurement, preservation and distribution of Covid-19 vaccine. The highest...

PSC publishes circulars for 42nd, 43rd BCS examinations

PSC publishes circulars for 42nd, 43rd BCS examinations

FE ONLINE DESK 2020-11-30 20:57:52

The Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC) has published circulars for the 42nd and 43th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations seeking applications for government jobs. The commission publi...

Land Ministry's ADP implementation progress more than national progress

Land Ministry's ADP implementation progress more than national progress

-- 2020-11-30 20:57:28

The progress rate of the Ministry of Land in the implementation of ADP is 14.64 per cent, which is 1.85 percentage points higher than the national progress rate of 12.79 per cent. The information was...

Nomani, Moshiur become President, GS of DRU   

Nomani, Moshiur become President, GS of DRU  

-- 2020-11-30 20:44:51

Mursalin Nomani and Moshiur Rahman Khan have been elected President and General Secretary of the Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU). The DRU election was held on Monday. The voting began at 9am and continue...

Extremist communal group trying to spread hatred: Obaidul Quader

Extremist communal group trying to spread hatred: Obaidul Quader

-- 2020-11-30 19:55:56

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday said an extremist communal group is trying to spread hatred among the pious people of the country by misinterpreting Islam. The road transport...

Bangladesh to offer 30m free vaccine doses to frontliners

Bangladesh to offer 30m free vaccine doses to frontliners

-- 2020-11-30 18:37:48

The government has announced a plan to offer 30 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to frontline workers free of cost in the first phase of the vaccination process amid the coronavirus pandemic. Ca...

Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char to begin next week

Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char to begin next week

-- 2020-11-30 18:28:13

The first batch of Rohingyas would be shifted to Bhashan Char next week from overcrowded camps in Cox’s Bazar as part of the Bangladesh government’s plan to relocate 100,000 Rohingyas temp...

AFD PSO Waqar-uz-Zaman adorned with rank badge of Lt Gen

AFD PSO Waqar-uz-Zaman adorned with rank badge of Lt Gen

-- 2020-11-30 18:06:32

Newly appointed Principal Staff Officer (PSO) of the Armed Forces Division Waqar-uz-Zaman has been adorned with the rank badge of Lieutenant General. Navy Chief Admiral Shaheen Iqbal and Chief of the...

Distribution of vaccines: Challenges Bangladesh will face

Distribution of vaccines: Challenges Bangladesh will face

 Shadman Saquib Rahman 2020-11-30 18:05:19

The tension between vaccine diplomacy and vaccine nationalism continues which reflects a lack of cooperation among countries. Even though some initial trials have been successful, it would be difficul...

Govt says breach of mask rules may lead to jail term

Govt says breach of mask rules may lead to jail term

-- 2020-11-30 17:50:24

The government has instructed the authorities to take harsher measures to enforce mask rules amid the resurgence of coronavirus cases and deaths in Bangladesh. A breach of rules amid the coronavirus...

Dr Zafarullah accuses govt of 'cashing in on' pandemic

Dr Zafarullah accuses govt of 'cashing in on' pandemic

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-11-30 16:28:18

The government is "cashing in on" the Covid-19 pandemic, Public health activist Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury alleged on Monday. He made the allegation at a human chain organised by ‘Constitutional Ri...

Bangladesh records highest daily virus infections in three months

Bangladesh records highest daily virus infections in three months

-- 2020-11-30 15:56:01

Bangladesh has recorded 2,525 new cases of the coronavirus, the highest daily tally in about three months, taking the caseload so far to 464,932. The death toll surged to 6,644 after 35 fatalities we...

Interpol issues red notice on six Bangladeshi human traffickers

Interpol issues red notice on six Bangladeshi human traffickers

-- 2020-11-30 15:34:16

The Interpol has issued a red notice on six Bangladeshi human traffickers as requested by the Criminal Investigation Department. All of them are named in a case of human trafficking leading to the ki...

DNA report shows involvement of accused in MC College gang rape

DNA report shows involvement of accused in MC College gang rape

-- 2020-11-30 15:23:16

Police found the involvement of some accused, arrested over the gang-rape incident of a woman at Sylhet MC College, according to a DNA test. However, police did not disclose the number of accused who...

Eight policemen in Kushtia suspended for failing dope tests

Eight policemen in Kushtia suspended for failing dope tests

-- 2020-11-30 12:29:14

Eight policemen including two sub-inspectors have been suspended in Kushtia for failing dope tests. Superintendent of Kushtia Police SM Tanvir Arafat said the suspended policemen were attached to the...

Disaster impact assessment critical for minimising economic losses

Disaster impact assessment critical for minimising economic losses

FE Report 2020-11-30 10:46:02

Policymakers and disaster management experts have stressed the importance of Disaster Impact Assessment (DIA) tool in the planning process to minimise economic losses caused by disasters and ensure ma...

Five Bangladeshis among 20 sailors taken hostage by Houthis in Yemen   

Five Bangladeshis among 20 sailors taken hostage by Houthis in Yemen  

FE ONLINE REPORT   2020-11-29 22:07:00

Twenty seamen, including some Bangladeshis, have been under custody of Houthi rebels in Yemen capital Sana’asince February, according to an Indian newspaper report. The number of Bangladeshi ho...

Ctg Eye Hospital gets donation

Ctg Eye Hospital gets donation

FE Online Report 2020-11-29 21:20:48

Begum Jaheda Khaton, sister of former minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain has donated Tk 0.2 million to Chittagong Eye Hospital and Training Centre Trust for procuring new beds for patients. Managing...

ACC seizes money, stops transactions of bank accounts run by CMCH employees

ACC seizes money, stops transactions of bank accounts run by CMCH employees

FE Online Report 2020-11-29 21:06:32

Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has seized Tk 2.9 million (29,47,696) and directed to stop transaction of four bank accounts run by employees of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Sunday....

Hundreds of Amphan-struck people still have nowhere to go   

Hundreds of Amphan-struck people still have nowhere to go  

-- 2020-11-29 20:53:34

Six months have gone since cyclone Amphan walloped the coastal districts of the country. And winter is coming, too. But hundreds of people are still living on the broken embankments, reports UNB. Al...

Severe injuries caused Raihan’s death, viscera report shows

Severe injuries caused Raihan’s death, viscera report shows

-- 2020-11-29 20:01:44

Raihan Ahmed, who was reportedly beaten to death at Bandar Bazar police outpost in Sylhet on October 11, died due to severe injuries, according the viscera report.  “We received the viscer...

Experts for feasibility study on Matarbari LNG, LPG terminals

Experts for feasibility study on Matarbari LNG, LPG terminals

-- 2020-11-29 19:40:04

Energy experts at a webinar have opined that the government should not implement Matarbari LNG and LPG terminals without any feasibility study. They also said that future masterplan on the power and...

Bangladeshi doctor charged with rape, sexual assault in Australia

Bangladeshi doctor charged with rape, sexual assault in Australia

-- 2020-11-29 19:14:23

An Australian court has charged doctor Shafiul Milky, a general practitioner, with rape and sexual assaults of female patients under the guise of performing necessary medical procedures, reports bdnew...

War crimes tribunal's Coordinator Hannan dies of Covid-19

War crimes tribunal's Coordinator Hannan dies of Covid-19

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-11-29 16:25:53

The Coordinator of International Crimes Tribunal's Investigation Agency, Mohammad Abdul Hannan Khan, has died of Covid-19. He was 78. Mr Khan, also a freedom fighter, breathed his last at the Combine...

State minister points out 'idols' and 'sculptures' are not same

State minister points out 'idols' and 'sculptures' are not same

-- 2020-11-29 16:24:03

Newly-appointed State Minister for Religious Affairs Md Faridul Haque Khan has moved to draw a distinction between 'idols' and 'sculptures' amid protests by Islamists over the construction of a statue...

Bangladesh reports 1,788 new virus cases, 29 deaths

Bangladesh reports 1,788 new virus cases, 29 deaths

-- 2020-11-29 16:12:36

Bangladesh has recorded 1,788 new cases of the coronavirus in a daily count, taking the tally of infections so far to 462,407, reports bdnews24.com. The death toll surged to 6,609 after 29 fatalities...

Youth’s body recovered at Union Parishad office

Youth’s body recovered at Union Parishad office

-- 2020-11-29 15:16:29

A young man was found dead in a room of the Union Parishad office under Haripur union in Paba Upazila of Rajshahi district on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Mofazzal Hosain, 30, son of Tofazz...

PM inaugurates construction of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Railway Bridge

PM inaugurates construction of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Railway Bridge

-- 2020-11-29 12:16:32

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday laid the foundation stone of a 4.8km double-line dual-gauge Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Railway Bridge aimed at boosting rail communication between the capital and...

Integration of common stations of MRT in Dhaka challenging

Integration of common stations of MRT in Dhaka challenging

MUNIMA SULTANA 2020-11-29 10:11:33

As Dhaka is likely to get five mass rapid transit (MRT) lines in the next 10 years, integration of common stations at different points remains a challenge for the authorities concerned. Sources said...

Dhaka witnesses highest concentration of HIV-positive people in Bangladesh

Dhaka witnesses highest concentration of HIV-positive people in Bangladesh

FE REPORT 2020-11-29 08:51:27

Over one-third of the total HIV positive people live in Dhaka, the highest among 23 high-risk districts of the country which are under surveillance. The number of people living with HIV in Dhaka is...