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Clients can renew savings tools, get payments against coupons

-- April 05, 2020 22:09:11

Bank clients can renew their savings instruments and receive money against coupons of different savings certificates from 10:00am to 1:00pm during the general holiday which was extended until April 13...

NCC Mayor seeks curfew, lockdown

-- April 05, 2020 21:39:32

Mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) Dr Selina Hayat Ivy on Sunday urged the authorities concerned, including Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, to either impose a curfew in the city corporation are...

Tk 727.50b package is nothing but loan, Fakhrul says

-- April 05, 2020 21:25:42

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has described the Prime Minister’s stimulus package of Tk 727.50 billion as a package of loan, and said Sheikh Hasina ignored those involved in...

Man tests positive for coronavirus, a week after being abandoned in Bogura

-- April 05, 2020 19:41:45

A man has tested positive for the coronavirus, a week after being abandoned at the Mahasthan bus stoppage in Bogura, reports bdnews24.com.  Mostafizur Rahman, deputy civil surgeon in Bogura, con...

Ramadan likely from Apr 25

-- April 05, 2020 19:37:33

The Islamic Foundation on Sunday released the timings of Sehri, the meal consumed early in the morning by Muslims before fasting and iftar during Ramadan. The holy month of Ramadan is expected to beg...

‘Some countries want to deport undocumented Bangladeshi workers’

-- April 05, 2020 19:23:52

Foreign minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said Bangladesh is keep contact with the countries which want to send back undocumented Bangladeshi workers due to job cut amid deadly COVID-19 pandemic. &ldquo...

‘Govt trying best to help foreigners in BD’

-- April 05, 2020 19:11:10

The government of Bangladesh has put in its best efforts to help out the foreign citizens and permanent residents (PRs) stranded in Bangladesh, says the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The government s...

12 Ctg pvt hospitals requisitioned to treat corona patients

-- April 05, 2020 19:05:39

A total of 12 reputed private hospitals in Chattogram have been requisitioned to treat the coronavirus patients. Chattogram district administration requisitioned the city’s 12 private hospitals...

ICRC assists BD to tackle spread of coronavirus in prisons

-- April 05, 2020 18:29:03

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Bangladesh has joined hands together with the prison directorate and the home ministry to enhance the preparedness of the 68 prisons across the c...

7,151 people under home quarantine in Rajshahi div

-- April 05, 2020 17:37:50

A total of 7,151 people have, so far, been put under home quarantine in all eight districts under Rajshahi division till 8:00am today (Sunday) since March 10 last to prevent community transmission of...

Ensure bank employees’ smooth movement during holidays: BB

-- April 05, 2020 17:00:52

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has requested the Ministry of Home Affairs to take necessary steps for ensuring smooth travel of bank employees during the ongoing general holidays in the wake of coronavirus outb...

BTCL waives late fee for domain renewal until June

-- April 05, 2020 16:41:20

The Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL) has announced late fee waiver for the renewal of national domains, dot bangla (.bangla) and dot bd (.bd). Considering the unwanted situation r...

BUILD chair welcomes stimulus but suggests proper monitoring

FE ONLINE REPORT April 05, 2020 15:54:17

Welcoming a total Tk 727.5 billion stimulus package announced by the prime minister to recover the economy from the coronavirus impact, Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD) chairperson Abul...

Govt extends shutdown to Apr 14

-- April 05, 2020 15:44:07

The government has extended the nationwide shutdown by three more days to April 14 in an attempt to contain the spread of the coronavirus that infected 88 people and killed nine in the country so far....

Cumilla Muktijuddha Sontan Command gives PPEs for health workers

FE Online Report April 05, 2020 15:30:33

Cumilla Metropolitan Muktijuddha Sontan Command, in association with the representative of LGRD Minister, has distributed PPEs among the doctors and health workers of Comilla Medical College Hospital....

Lawyer held 'for spreading coronavirus rumour' on Facebook

-- April 05, 2020 14:23:00

Cyber police unit of Detective Branch (DB) arrested a lawyer from Uttar Badda area in the capital on Saturday night over allegation of spreading rumour on Facebook. The arrestee is Abu Bakar Siddique...

BD confirms one more death from coronavirus, 18 new cases

FE Online Desk April 05, 2020 14:18:44

One more person died from the coronavirus disease in Bangladesh in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to nine, health and family welfare minister Zahid Malik has said. Besides, 18 other people...

US embassy issues health/travel alert for its citizens in BD

FE ONLINE REPORT April 05, 2020 13:59:18

The US embassy in Dhaka has issued a health/travel alert for its citizens in Bangladesh amid the coronavirus outbreak. The embassy remains open for business, it noted in an alert message on the websi...

Biman cancels all flights until April 14

-- April 05, 2020 13:17:48

The Biman Bangladesh Airlines has cancelled all of its international and domestic flights until April 14 to restrict the spread of coronavirus (COVID 19) in the country. Mokabbir Hossain, managing di...

Police to bar flow of people in and out of Dhaka: IGP

-- April 05, 2020 13:12:43

Police officers have been ordered to restrict the flow of people in and out of Dhaka after a huge influx of workers into the capital on Saturday sparked fears of contagion amid a coronavirus outbreak....

Cumilla farmer suffering from fever, respiratory problems dies

-- April 05, 2020 12:39:28

A farmer suffering from cold, cough, fever and respiratory problems died at Chakratala village in Daudkandi upazila of Cumilla on Sunday morning, nine hours after his house was put under lockdown. Th...

COVID 19: Singair municipality under lockdown

-- April 05, 2020 12:25:16

The local administration has put Singair municipality of Manikganj district under lockdown after a man tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Upazila Nirbahi Officer Runa Laila made the announce...

Ex-Moulvibazar MP Sirajul dies from coronavirus in US

-- April 05, 2020 11:56:50

Former Moulvibazar MP and freedom fighter Md Sirajul Islam died from coronavirus in the USA on Saturday evening. He was undergoing treatment at Elmhurst Hospital in New York where he passed away at 6...

PM announces Tk 727.5 billion package to fight coronavirus

FE ONLINE DESK April 05, 2020 10:31:54

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has announced a total financial package of Tk 727.5 billion, including the previously announced Tk 50 billion, in efforts to face the possible impact of the coronavirus on...

PM unveiling work plan to overcome coronavirus impact

FE Online Desk April 05, 2020 10:22:58

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is announcing the government’s work plan at a briefing to overcome the possible impacts of the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak on the economy. The briefin...

Rain or thunder showers likely in parts of country: Met Office

-- April 05, 2020 10:21:26

An ongoing mild heat wave sweeping across parts of Bangladesh is likely to persist, the Met Office said Sunday. In a regular forecast, it said a mild heat wave sweeping over Khulna division and the r...

Most pvt hospital doctors skip duty

FE REPORT April 05, 2020 09:36:14

A day after the health minister's warning, the Directorate of National Consumers Rights Protection (DNCRP) on Saturday launched a special drive at the capital's private healthcare centres to make a li...

Air Quality Index: Dhaka’s air still ‘unhealthy’

-- April 05, 2020 08:50:01

Although the streets have been largely empty for nearly two weeks now, air in Bangladesh’s capital city barely showed any sign of improvement as Dhaka ranked third worst in the Air Quality Index...

Police want over 100 social media accounts suspended

-- April 04, 2020 22:48:19

Police have recommended the suspension of more than 100 social media accounts for allegedly spreading rumours about the novel coronavirus. Another 100 accounts are under surveillance, Assistant Inspe...

BGMEA urges owners to keep factories shut till Apr 11

-- April 04, 2020 22:38:21

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has urged the owners to keep their factories closed until April 11 to help tackle the spread of coronavirus. BGMEA President Rub...