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14 detained over cheating, unfair means in DU admission test

14 detained over cheating, unfair means in DU admission test

-- 2017-10-20 06:20:35

Fourteen students, including a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League(BCL), were detained from different centers for cheating and adopting unfair means during ‘Gha’ unit written test of DU fo...

Amnesty seeks support for Rohingyas

Amnesty seeks support for Rohingyas

-- 2017-10-20 05:09:54

The Amnesty International urged international community to pledge support for Rohingya refugees fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh. The rights group also said in a statement on Friday that more count...

Heavy rain likely countrywide

Heavy rain likely countrywide

-- 2017-10-20 03:28:21

A depression over the Bay of Bengal was causing heavy rainfall over areas in Bangladesh. Under its influence, heavy to very heavy downpours are expected over Khulna, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Myme...

President off to London for medical check-up

President off to London for medical check-up

-- 2017-10-20 03:19:55

President Abdul Hamid will leave Dhaka for London on Saturday morning for medical check-up. "A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the President will take off from Hazrat Shahjalal Inte...

Two die in Ctg road mishap

Two die in Ctg road mishap

-- 2017-10-20 01:14:33

Two people were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident at Barabkunda on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway under Sitakunda upazila on early Friday. The deceased have been identified as Masud, 35, and...

Police detain robbers in old Dhaka

Police detain robbers in old Dhaka

-- 2017-10-19 12:31:38

Police in a drive arrested eight members of a robber gang from Badamtoli area of old parts of Dhaka city Wednesday. Media and Public Relations Department Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Dhaka Metropolita...

Chinese co gets contract to build 4.5km elevated structure of BRT

Chinese co gets contract to build 4.5km elevated structure of BRT

Munima Sultana 2017-10-19 12:00:00

A Chinese company is set to get Tk 9.35 billion contract for construction of 4.5-kilometre elevated structure from Uttara House Building to Cherag Ali Market of the bus-based mass transit line from Ga...

Maritime ports advised to hoist signal 3

Maritime ports advised to hoist signal 3

-- 2017-10-19 12:00:00

Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla, and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal no three as the well marked low over West Central Bay and adjoining area intensified int...

Khaleda gets bail in two graft cases

Khaleda gets bail in two graft cases

-- 2017-10-19 12:00:00

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has secured bail in the Zia Welfare Trust and Zia Orphanage Trust graft cases. Khaleda returned to Dhaka from London on Oct 18 after warrants were issued against her in th...

Labour newcomer to head NZ government

Labour newcomer to head NZ government

BBC 2017-10-19 12:00:00

New Zealand is set for a centre-left coalition government led by Labour head Jacinda Ardern. Ms Ardern has been opposition leader for the last three months. At 37, she is set to be the country's youn...

Funds of Zia Orphanage Trust were not embezzled: Khaleda

Funds of Zia Orphanage Trust were not embezzled: Khaleda

-- 2017-10-19 12:00:00

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says not even one taka of the Zia Orphanage Trust was misused or embezzled and that all of the funds are entrusted to banks, reports bdnews24.com. The BNP chief says she b...

Sylhet BCL committee dismissed over fellow murder

Sylhet BCL committee dismissed over fellow murder

-- 2017-10-19 12:00:00

The Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) in Sylhet has announced the dismissal of its district committee after allegations that several activists were involved in the murder of BCL activist Omor Miad. The...

Flood losses amount to Tk 150b: CPD

Flood losses amount to Tk 150b: CPD

FE Online Report 2017-10-19 12:00:00

The Center for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has revealed that the losses caused by two recent spells of flood in the country have been estimated to be Tk 150.1 billion. Crop losses, collapse of houses and f...

BD urges UNSC to solve Rohingya, Palestine crises

BD urges UNSC to solve Rohingya, Palestine crises

-- 2017-10-19 12:00:00

Bangladesh Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen has urged the UN Security Council (UNSC) to take combined and firm steps for a permanent solution to the humani...

Airline sued for not serving champagne

Airline sued for not serving champagne

BBC 2017-10-19 11:51:38

A Canadian man has filed a lawsuit against Sunwing Airlines for promising a champagne service and instead serving sparkling wine. Daniel Macduff booked a holiday to Cuba through Sunwing that advertis...

Man found dead in Pabna

Man found dead in Pabna

-- 2017-10-19 11:27:44

A man was found dead in a water body at Khayersuti East Para in Sadar upazila of Pabna district on Wednesday. Local people spotted the body of Nuruzzaman Sheikh, son of Toyon Sheikh, floating in a wa...

Man sued for distorting PM’s photo on Facebook

Man sued for distorting PM’s photo on Facebook

-- 2017-10-19 10:45:09

A case was filed against a man of Magura under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act for allegedly posting the distorted photos of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Facebook. Tarikul I...

Rights campaigners seek EC probe into Bangladesh's GSP

Rights campaigners seek EC probe into Bangladesh's GSP

Monira Munni 2017-10-19 10:12:37

Five global-rights groups made a fresh plea to the European Commission (EC) to recheck Bangladesh's GSP status as they alleged continuous denial of core labour rights in the country's apparel industry...

Quader claims BNP's proposals to EC are against public interest

Quader claims BNP's proposals to EC are against public interest

-- 2017-10-19 09:58:00

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader Thursday said BNP's proposals submitted before the Election Commission (EC) in the dialogue are opposed to public interests. "Awami League gave proposals...

Youth’s body found in B’baria

Youth’s body found in B’baria

-- 2017-10-19 02:37:34

An unidentified young man was found dead floating in a pond at Bhitikalisima village in Bijoynagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Thursday, reports UNB. Local people spotted the body of the unid...

Fire breaks out at Rajarbagh Police Lines Hospital

Fire breaks out at Rajarbagh Police Lines Hospital

-- 2017-10-19 02:34:59

A fire broke out at the ground floor of the Rajarbagh Police Lines Hospital in the city on Thursday. Duty officer of Fire Service Control room, Rashed Shikder said, the fire originated from electric...

Electrocution kills expatriate in Sylhet

Electrocution kills expatriate in Sylhet

-- 2017-10-19 02:13:53

An expatriate man died after being electrocuted in Balaganj upazila of Sylhet on Wednesday evening. The deceased, Anwar Hossain Sazzad (38) was the son of Masuk Mia at Rupia village in Sadar union of...

Dhaka school students win study trip to Australian Univ

Dhaka school students win study trip to Australian Univ

-- 2017-10-19 02:01:11

Students from the International Turkish Hope School, Dhaka, have won a study trip to visit the University of Technology (UTS) in Sydney as winners of the Bangladesh schools video competition 2017.&nbs...

Two nabbed over Asha worker’s murder in Savar

Two nabbed over Asha worker’s murder in Savar

-- 2017-10-19 01:21:41

The body of a field worker for a private moneylender organisation Asha has been found seven days after she went missing in Dhaka’s Savar. Police say she was killed by a couple who had borrowed...

Japan to help improve Bangladesh investment environment, security

Japan to help improve Bangladesh investment environment, security

FE Report 2017-10-19 01:11:01

Japan's new ambassador, Hiroyasu Izumi, says his government wants to work actively with Bangladesh government and the country's private sector for further improving investment environment and ensuring...

Pest attack disheartens Narail,  C'nawabganj Aman growers

Pest attack disheartens Narail, C'nawabganj Aman growers

A Correspondent 2017-10-19 01:08:45

NARAIL, Oct 18: Aman paddy cultivators are worried over the pest attack in Aman fields in three upazilas of the district. Farmers claimed that they used pesticides to kill insects and follow the advic...

Agri-officials focus on high yielding mustard farming in Nilphamari

Agri-officials focus on high yielding mustard farming in Nilphamari

Our Correspondent 2017-10-19 01:07:58

NILPHAMARI, Oct 18: Agriculture officials at a field-day laid emphasis on cultivating high yielding variety mustard in the district on Monday. The DAE arranged the event in Gorgram union council unde...

Early winter veg starts appearing in Bogra kitchen markets

Early winter veg starts appearing in Bogra kitchen markets

Our Correspondent 2017-10-19 01:07:08

BOGRA, Oct 18: Early winter leafy vegetables have started appearing in the local kitchen markets across the district. Market sources said the vegetables are being sold at a high rate. Vegetable price...

Sheikh Russell's 53rd birthday today

Sheikh Russell's 53rd birthday today

-- 2017-10-18 12:57:51

The 53rd birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's youngest son Sheikh Russell will be observed today (Wednesday), reports BSS. On this day in 1964, Sheikh Russell, younges...

Demoralising party chief with warrants not possible: Rizvi

Demoralising party chief with warrants not possible: Rizvi

-- 2017-10-18 12:56:15

BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi speaking at a human chain programme organised by Jatiyatabadi Samajik Sangskritik Sangstha (JASAS) in front of the National Press Club in the city,...