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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...

Faridul Haque Khan takes oath as state minister

Faridul Haque Khan takes oath as state minister

-- 2020-11-24 19:50:48

Faridul Haque Khan Dulal, the lawmaker from Jamalpur-2 constituency, has taken oath as state minister of the government. President Md Abdul Hamid administered the oath for the new state minister at t...

Bihari camp at city's Mohammadpur catches fire

Bihari camp at city's Mohammadpur catches fire

-- 2020-11-24 19:16:21

A fire broke out at Bihari camp on Babar road in the city's Mohammadpur area on Tuesday. Russel Shikder, Duty Officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence Control room, said the fire broke out around 4:...

Emphasis on united efforts to stop violence against women

Emphasis on united efforts to stop violence against women

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-11-24 19:04:21

United efforts are needed to stop violence against women in the country, observed speakers at a webinar on Tuesday. They said it is impossible for the government alone to prevent exploitations and vi...

SC verdict regarding tenure of life term on December 1

SC verdict regarding tenure of life term on December 1

-- 2020-11-24 18:25:26

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) will pronounce its judgement December 1 to on a plea to review its verdict regarding the tenure of a convict’s life term imprisonment. The full...

Urgent steps of international community needed to resolve Rohingya crisis: FM 

Urgent steps of international community needed to resolve Rohingya crisis: FM 

-- 2020-11-24 17:59:46

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday stressed that the international community needs to take urgent steps to resolve Rohingya crisis. He pointed out that strong pressure needs to be put on M...

Tomato yield brings smile to farmers in Rajshahi region

Tomato yield brings smile to farmers in Rajshahi region

-- 2020-11-24 17:42:34

Farmers are cultivating tomatoes successfully in the region including the vast Barind tract getting its good yield and better prices in the market. They are very enthusiastic and optimistic over high...

All citizens, aged above 14, to get smart NID cards

All citizens, aged above 14, to get smart NID cards

-- 2020-11-24 16:56:09

All the citizens above 14 years of age will get smart national identity (NID) cards as the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved a project involving Tk 18.05...

Dhaka to seek OIC finance for Gambia’s legal battle over Rohingyas

Dhaka to seek OIC finance for Gambia’s legal battle over Rohingyas

-- 2020-11-24 16:30:18

Bangladesh is set to initiate a fund mobilisation campaign to support Gambia’s legal battle against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the Rohingya genocide as OIC foreign...

Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 32 deaths, 2,230 infections

Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 32 deaths, 2,230 infections

FE Online Report 2020-11-24 16:09:47

Bangladesh has reported 32 more coronavirus (Covid-19) deaths and 2230 fresh infections recorded in the 24 hours to 8:00 am. With these, the total deaths and cases now stand at 6,448 and 451,990 re...

Journalist Kajol secures HC bail in digital security case

Journalist Kajol secures HC bail in digital security case

-- 2020-11-24 16:05:30

Photojournalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol has secured bail in one of three cases filed against him by Magura-1 MP Saifuzzaman Shikhor under the Digital Security Act. The High Court bench of Justice M Enay...

High Court halts sale of firearms used in liberation war

High Court halts sale of firearms used in liberation war

-- 2020-11-24 15:59:44

The High Court (HC) has halted the sale of weapons used in the liberation war. It also ordered the government to submit a report on the stock and current state of those firearms in six months, report...

DUMCJAA executive council member Alamgir Hossain passes away

DUMCJAA executive council member Alamgir Hossain passes away

-- 2020-11-24 15:17:57

Alamgir Hossain, an executive council member of Dhaka University Mass Communication and Journalism Alumni Association (DUMCJAA), died at a hospital in Dhaka on Monday. Alamgir, also the former direct...

Victims of Tazreen fire tragedy left helpless, rights group alleges

Victims of Tazreen fire tragedy left helpless, rights group alleges

FE Online Report 2020-11-24 14:58:41

No one has so far come forward to stand by the helpless families of the Tazreen factory workers who were killed in the horrific fire tragedy eight years ago, alleged a local workers rights group. Jag...

NBR freezes bank accounts of Monir, three family members

NBR freezes bank accounts of Monir, three family members

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-11-24 14:26:07

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has frozen the bank accounts of businessman Monir Hossain (locally known as Golden Monir), three of his family members and his business entities, official sources s...

Government plans new pandemic restrictions as Covid cases surge; no lockdowns

Government plans new pandemic restrictions as Covid cases surge; no lockdowns

-- 2020-11-24 13:54:50

The government is set to impose new pandemic restrictions in certain sectors as the Covid-19 caseload continues to climb. “It’s not possible to impose a full lockdown,” said Road Tr...

Faridul Haque set to become new state minister for religious affairs

Faridul Haque set to become new state minister for religious affairs

-- 2020-11-24 13:28:10

Awami League lawmaker Faridul Haque Khan is scheduled to be sworn-in as a state minister. President Md Abdul Hamid will administer the oath to the new officeholder at 7:00 pm Tuesday at Bangabhaban's...

Champions in turbulent times: The BBC’s 100 Women list captures two from Bangladesh

Champions in turbulent times: The BBC’s 100 Women list captures two from Bangladesh

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-11-24 12:37:53

Two women from Bangladesh have made it to the BBC’s list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020, The BBC reports. Rima Sultana Rimu, a member of Young Women Leade...

Daily Sangbad acting editor passes away

Daily Sangbad acting editor passes away

-- 2020-11-24 12:01:34

Khandaker Muniruzzaman, acting editor and columnist of Daily Sangbad, has died in hospital care at the age of 73 after being diagnosed with the coronavirus infection. He passed away at 7:20 am Tuesda...