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PM says eight 'iconic mosques' will be build with Saudi assistance

PM says eight 'iconic mosques' will be build with Saudi assistance

-- 2020-11-26 22:44:36

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said eight 'iconic mosques' with modern facilities will be constructed in the country's eight divisions with Saudi Arabia's assistance. The Prime Minister sai...

Health minister says coronavirus vaccine will be available for all

Health minister says coronavirus vaccine will be available for all

-- 2020-11-26 22:10:31

Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said the coronavirus vaccine will be made available to everyone in Bangladesh once the government gets the shots. “The prime minister has ordered vaccination f...

CCCI gives patrol car to CMP

CCCI gives patrol car to CMP

FE Online Report 2020-11-26 21:55:32

Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) donated a petrol car to Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) on Thursday. President of CCCI Mahbubul Alam handed over the patrol car to the Commissi...

Unilever partners with UNICEF to aid Bangladesh’s fight against Covid-19

Unilever partners with UNICEF to aid Bangladesh’s fight against Covid-19

-- 2020-11-26 20:14:06

Under a global partnership, Unilever and UNICEF in Bangladesh are donating health and hygiene products to 25 government hospitals, 30 tea garden workers as well as to marginalised communities who lack...

City corporations to take responsibility of drainage management from WASA

City corporations to take responsibility of drainage management from WASA

-- 2020-11-26 19:45:33

The government has decided to pass the responsibility of drainage system management to remove rainwater and solve the waterlogging problem in Dhaka onto the city corporations from Dhaka Water and Sewe...

Faridul Haque Khan sworn in as state minister

Faridul Haque Khan sworn in as state minister

-- 2020-11-26 18:26:21

Faridul Haque Khan Dulal, an MP from Jamalpur, has taken oath as a state minister. President Md Abdul Hamid swore him in at the Bangabhaban’s Darbar Hall on Tuesday evening. Faridul also took o...

BFF chief Kazi Salahuddin contracts coronavirus

BFF chief Kazi Salahuddin contracts coronavirus

-- 2020-11-26 17:02:13

Kazi Salahuddin, president of Bangladesh Football Federation, has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus illness, reports bdnews24.com. The eminent former footballer tested positive for COVID-19 o...

PM Hasina asks officials 'to treat criminals like criminals'

PM Hasina asks officials 'to treat criminals like criminals'

-- 2020-11-26 16:40:36

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on officials not to make any exceptions for criminals, regardless of their political affiliation. She made the call at the closing ceremony of the 116th, 117th...

Bangladesh records 2,292 new virus cases, deaths exceed 6,500

Bangladesh records 2,292 new virus cases, deaths exceed 6,500

-- 2020-11-26 16:21:12

Bangladesh has recorded 2,292 new cases of the coronavirus in a daily count, taking the tally of infections so far to 456,438. The death toll surged to 6,524 after 37 fatalities were registered in th...

Bangladesh witnesses surge in dengue cases

Bangladesh witnesses surge in dengue cases

-- 2020-11-26 15:29:45

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Thursday reported 20 more dengue cases in 24 hours. Currently, 71 patients are hospitalised with dengue fever across the country and of those, 65...

Bangladesh launches Bangabandhu Innovation Grant 2020

Bangladesh launches Bangabandhu Innovation Grant 2020

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-11-26 15:14:29

Bangladesh's Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division has launched Bangabandhu Innovation Grant 2020 (BIG), marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibu...

RAB launches awareness campaign to ensure use of masks

RAB launches awareness campaign to ensure use of masks

FE Online Report 2020-11-26 15:11:24

The elite crime busting force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has launched an awareness campaign in Dhaka with a view to ensuring the use of masks to contain the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic. A driv...

Lalmonirhat road crash kills woman, son

Lalmonirhat road crash kills woman, son

-- 2020-11-26 14:06:21

A woman and her minor son were killed and five others injured when a bus hit a human hauler on Burimari highway at Chowdhury intersection in Kaliganj upazila on Thursday. The deceased were identified...

Myanmar returns nine Bangladeshi fishermen

Myanmar returns nine Bangladeshi fishermen

-- 2020-11-26 12:37:02

Myanmar has returned nine Bangladeshi fishermen, caught from the Bay of Bengal, to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). The fishermen were handed over following a flag meeting between the border security f...

PM condoles death of Diego Maradona

PM condoles death of Diego Maradona

-- 2020-11-26 12:00:20

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of football legend Diego Maradona. In a condolence message, the Prime Minister said this Argentine footballer, one of...

Government to purchase 80,000 tonnes of urea fertiliser

Government to purchase 80,000 tonnes of urea fertiliser

FE REPORT 2020-11-26 10:38:17

The cabinet committee on government purchase has approved procurement of 80,000 tonnes of urea fertiliser form Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Karnaphuli Fertiliser Company Ltd. (KAFCO). The procurement will...

Ratification of ILO convention to protect domestic workers demanded

Ratification of ILO convention to protect domestic workers demanded

FE Online Report 2020-11-25 22:01:54

Trade union leaders and civil society representatives urged the government to ratify ILO Convention-189 and enact law based on the existing policy on protection of domestic workers in the country. Th...

Govt hopes to get COVID-19 vaccine from GAVI by February

Govt hopes to get COVID-19 vaccine from GAVI by February

-- 2020-11-25 20:56:38

Bangladesh officials say the global alliance GAVI promised to begin supplying COVID-19 vaccine doses by February 2021. The Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunisation has moved to distribute the vac...

TIB for effective enforcement of law to stop violence against women, children

TIB for effective enforcement of law to stop violence against women, children

FE Online Report 2020-11-25 20:47:10

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Wednesday has called for strict and exemplary punishment in a fair judicial process for those directly or indirectly involved in violence against women a...

ACC approves charge sheet against 18 in FR Tower case

ACC approves charge sheet against 18 in FR Tower case

-- 2020-11-25 19:55:44

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday approved a charge sheet against 18 people in a graft case filed over FR tower fire. The national anti-graft agency approved the charge sheet at its r...

Three hospitals submit explanation to HC over death of newborn twins

Three hospitals submit explanation to HC over death of newborn twins

-- 2020-11-25 18:55:39

Authorities of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka Shishu Hospital and Mugda Islami Bank Hospital have submitted explanations to the High Court following a directive from the co...

Bangladesh establishes diplomatic ties with Dominica

Bangladesh establishes diplomatic ties with Dominica

-- 2020-11-25 18:11:32

Bangladesh has established diplomatic relations with the Commonwealth of Dominica, an island country in the Caribbean. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs gave the information through a press release on...

Toufique Imrose Khalidi gets permanent bail in ACC case

Toufique Imrose Khalidi gets permanent bail in ACC case

-- 2020-11-25 16:54:55

Toufique Imrose Khalidi, editor-in-chief of bdnews24.com,  has secured permanent bail from a Dhaka court in a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission. Senior Special Judge KM Imrul Kayes pa...

Coronavirus death toll nears 6,500 with 39 new fatalities

Coronavirus death toll nears 6,500 with 39 new fatalities

-- 2020-11-25 16:49:46

Death toll from the coronavirus infection surged to 6,487 after 39 fatalities were registered in the 24 hours to 8 am Wednesday, the government said in a statement. According to data released by the...

Govt to speed up efforts to dispose pending human trafficking cases

Govt to speed up efforts to dispose pending human trafficking cases

-- 2020-11-25 16:32:43

Bangladesh is accelerating efforts to bring human traffickers to justice, the Law Minister Anisul Huq said on Tuesday, after a special court set up to clear a backlog of cases secured its first convic...

Cyclone Niver to make landfall in India;  no disaster likely in Bangladesh

Cyclone Niver to make landfall in India;  no disaster likely in Bangladesh

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-11-25 14:33:46

There is no sign of a major weather change or a disaster in Bangladesh as cyclone Niver is likely to make landfall on the Tamil Nadu coasts of India in the evening, according to a Bangladesh meteorolo...

FM, FS test positive for Covid-19

FM, FS test positive for Covid-19

-- 2020-11-25 13:59:10

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen have tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19). They were scheduled to leave Dhaka for Niger today (Wednesday) to attend the...

Kalshi slum fire destroys over 50 shanties

Kalshi slum fire destroys over 50 shanties

-- 2020-11-25 11:12:01

At least 55 shanties were gutted after a fire broke out at a slum in Mirpur's Kalshi area early Wednesday. Russel Shikdar, duty officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence Control room, said the fire b...

Dhaka's environment to be jeopardised if draft DAP implemented: Experts

Dhaka's environment to be jeopardised if draft DAP implemented: Experts

FE REPORT 2020-11-25 10:28:39

Implementation of the proposed Dhaka Metropolitan Detailed Area Plan (2016-2035) may impair Dhaka city by destroying its environment and broadening distance among social classes. Experts on Tuesday s...

PM asks to get prepared for vaccine management

PM asks to get prepared for vaccine management

-- 2020-11-24 20:19:01

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed authorities concerned to take preparations from right now for cold-chain management, stockpiling, supply and proper distribution of Covid-19 vaccines. Shei...