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Police arrest BNP leader Khairul Kabir

-- November 28, 2019 13:50:41

Police have arrested BNP Joint Secretary General Khairul Kabir Khokon near the Supreme Court on Thursday. Khokon was taken into custody at 10:00am, Shahbagh Police Station chief Abul Hasan said. &ld...

PM inaugurates four development schemes

-- November 28, 2019 13:42:05

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated four development projects including installation of solar panels in the remote areas of the Parbatya Chattogram to distribute power. The prime minister op...

152 Bangladeshis return home from Libya

-- November 28, 2019 13:29:17

The government brought back 152 Bangladeshis and the bodies of three workers from war-torn Libya on Thursday. A chartered flight carrying the workers landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport...

Dhaka's rail link with north dists snapped

-- November 28, 2019 13:05:26

Dhaka’s train communication with the northern part of the country was disrupted after the engine of a local train broke down near Jhaoil overbridge in Kamarkhanda upazila of Sirajganj district o...

MP Liton murder: Ex-JaPa MP Kader Khan, six others get death

Agencies November 28, 2019 12:33:19

A Gaibandha court has sentenced former Jatiya Party MP Abdul Kader Khan and six others to death for killing Awami League lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton three years ago. District and Sessions Judge Dil...

EU allocates Tk 13.17m for Bulbul victims

-- November 28, 2019 12:19:58

The European Union (EU) has allocated €140 000 Euro (Tk 13.17 million) to provide crucial humanitarian assistance to families affected by the recent cyclone Bulbul. The aid will directly benefit...

‘Drug trader’ dies in Noakhali ‘gunfight’

-- November 28, 2019 12:04:36

A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with members of detective branch (DB) of police at West Mahduripur in Sadar upazila of Noakhali district early Thursday. The deceased was ide...

Verdict against ex-OC Moazzem today

-- November 28, 2019 11:50:39

The verdict in a case filed against former officer-in-charge (OC) of Sonagazi Police Station Moazzem Hossain under the Digital Security Act is scheduled to be delivered on Thursday. Cyber Tribunal Ju...

SC defers Khaleda's bail hearing, seeks medical report

-- November 28, 2019 11:47:39

The Supreme Court has ordered government-appointed doctors for BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia to submit a report on her health, pending a decision on a bail appeal in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case....

Govt plans skills development for 1.5m RMG workers

-- November 28, 2019 11:39:32

The government has taken an initiative to conduct a training programme for the skills development of some 1.50 million Ready-Made Garment (RMG) workers. The decision of the training programme has tak...

IDCOL to seek GCF support for coastal afforestation

FE Report November 28, 2019 11:21:32

Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) is planning to mobilise US$ 80 million for enhancing the country's resilience of coastal ecosystem through afforestation. Of the amount, $ 60 mill...

Water transport workers call off strike

-- November 28, 2019 11:08:08

Following a meeting with State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian at the ministry on Wednesday night, water transport workers who had declared a strike on Tuesday night withdrew...

CAB for separate division or ministry to protect consumers' interest

FE REPORT November 28, 2019 10:46:25

The Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) called for either forming a separate division or creating a new ministry to deal with the affairs of the consumers to protect their interests. "The gover...

ICC Bangladesh delegation meets President

-- November 27, 2019 22:11:28

A seven-member delegation of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Bangladesh, led by its President Mahbubur Rahman, met President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban in the capital on Wednesday. At the...

‘Child-centred projects slower than other projects’

FE Online Report November 27, 2019 21:53:48

The progress of implementation of child-cantred projects is comparatively less than that of other projects of the national budget, said a study of Save the Children. The scenario of child budget allo...

Another ‘tortured’ BD housemaid to return from S Arabia

-- November 27, 2019 20:31:43

Hosna Akter – a Bangladeshi housemaid who appealed for help in a video alleging torture by her employer in Saudi Arabia -- is set to return home. She is expected to arrive at Shahjalal Internat...

BB governor stresses capacity dev to cope with banking challenges

-- November 27, 2019 18:05:50

Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir on Wednesday underscored the need for investing in capacity development and knowledge management to cope with the growing challenges of the banking industry....

US Embassy to remain closed on Thursday

-- November 27, 2019 18:01:23

The US Embassy, including its consular section, will remain closed on Thursday in observance of the American holiday of Thanksgiving. The American Center, together with the Archer K Blood American Ce...

Circular for 41st BCS exam published

-- November 27, 2019 17:20:30

The Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC) has published the 41st Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) circular seeking applications for 2,166 posts. The circular was published on the PSC website on We...

108 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

-- November 27, 2019 16:45:30

More than 100 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8am on Wednesday, reports UNB.  Forty-eight of them were hospitalised in Dhaka...

Mujib Borsho: Govt to plant 10m saplings

-- November 27, 2019 14:16:52

The government will plant 10 million saplings across the country marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen came up with...

One dead in city road crash

-- November 27, 2019 14:10:27

An unidentified rickshaw puller was killed after being run over by a truck in city’s Gandaria on early Wednesday. The accident took place around 3:30am, said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of...

MP Liton Murder: Court set to deliver verdict Thursday

-- November 27, 2019 14:03:26

The verdict in former Awami League MP Manjurul Islam Liton’s murder case is scheduled to be delivered on Thursday. District and Sessions Judge Dilip Kumar Bhoumik is set to pronounce the judgme...

500 BNP men sued over attack on police

-- November 27, 2019 12:44:30

A case was filed against 500 people in connection with Tuesday’s clash between police and a group of BNP leaders and activists in front of the High Court. Matiur Rahman, sub-inspector of Shahba...

Holey Artisan attack: Seven militants sentenced to death

-- November 27, 2019 12:32:09

Seven men were sentenced to death on Wednesday for their roles in the Holey Artisan café attack, the deadliest terror attack in Bangladesh’s history that claimed the lives of 22 people, i...

Police arrest BNP leader Ulfat

-- November 27, 2019 12:24:38

Police have arrested the pro-BNP Jatiyatabadi Muktijoddha Dal President Ishtiaq Aziz Ulfat at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka. Ulfat arrested in early hours of Wednesday in connec...

Army Chief’s Myanmar visit to play positive role in resolving Rohingya crisis: FM

FE Online Report November 27, 2019 11:51:42

Bangladesh Army Chief’s visit to Myanmar will play a positive role in resolving Rohingya crisis, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said on Wednesday. “This will open a new channel of neg...

Launch services disrupted at Sadarghat as workers go on strike

-- November 27, 2019 11:24:08

Launch services between Dhaka and southern districts have stalled after a group of workers called a strike over a charter of 15 demands. Only one launch left the Sadarghat terminal on Wednesday, bdne...

Gulshan attack: Eight accused in court as nation awaits verdict

-- November 27, 2019 11:22:09

All eight accused in the Holey Artisan café attack case were brought to the court amid tight security on Wednesday morning. A prison van carrying the accused from Keraniganj Central Jail reach...

Artificial fibre import doubles in five years

MONIRA MUNNI November 27, 2019 11:05:51

Import of manmade fibre (MMF), especially polyester and viscose, has doubled since 2014, showing gradual shifting of the country's RMG industry to use of non-cotton fibre in manufacturing apparel item...