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Dhaka-Chattogram rail services resume eight hours

-- November 12, 2019 17:37:05

Rail services have been restored to the Dhaka-Chattogram and Chattogram-Sylhet routes eight hours after a collision between two trains in Brahmanbaria’s Kasba, reports bdnews24.com. The damaged...

Indictment hearing in Barapukuria graft case on Jan 15

-- November 12, 2019 17:21:45

A Dhaka court on Tuesday set January 15 to hold hearing on charge framing in Barapukuria coalmine graft case against BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and others. Today (Tuesday) was fixed for holdin...

157 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

-- November 12, 2019 17:17:22

Some 157 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning. Fifty-eight of them were hospitalised in Dhaka, the Directorate General...

Train collision: Turna Nishita loco master, two others suspended

-- November 12, 2019 15:34:58

The loco master of Turna Nishitha train and two other staff of Bangladesh Railway have been suspended after the fatal train crash at Mandbagh of Brahmanbaria that left 16 people dead and over 100 othe...

Cyclone destroyed crops worth Tk 2.63b: Minister

-- November 12, 2019 15:17:39

The government has estimated crop losses from Cyclone Bulbul at Tk 2.63 billion, says Agriculture Muhammad Abdur Razzaque. “At least 72,212 tonnes of crops have been destroyed and 289,006 hecta...

Nusrat murder: 12 condemned convicts shifted to Cumilla central jail

-- November 12, 2019 14:01:10

Twelve of the 16 condemned convicts in Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder case were shifted to Cumilla central jail from Feni distirct jail on Tuesday. They were shifted to Cumilla as per the directive from In...

President off to Kathmandu

-- November 12, 2019 13:08:44

President Abdul Hamid left Dhaka for Kathmandu on Tuesday on a four-day visit to Nepal at the invitation of Nepalese President Bidhya Devi Bhandari. A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the...

Minister says Turna Nishita loco master responsible for Brahmanbaria accident

FE ONLINE DESK November 12, 2019 12:56:58

The loco master of Dhaka-bound Turna Nishita from Chattogram was responsible for the accident in Brahmanbaria in the early hours of Monday, railways minister Nurul Islam Sujan has said. It was his 'm...

Gold stolen from Benapole customs house vault, five officials suspended

-- November 12, 2019 12:55:04

Unidentified miscreants have stolen 19.38 kg gold from Benapole customs house after breaking its vault. “When the office reopened after Eid-Miladunnabi vacation, the authorities found the vault...

China-BD joint venture to implement Purbachal water project

-- November 12, 2019 12:26:20

A Chinese and Bangladeshi joint venture has signed a deal with the Bangladeshi government to implement a mega water project in Dhaka's mega Purbachal new township under the country's Public Private Pa...

Bhola trawler capsize: Bodies of nine fishermen found in Barishal

-- November 12, 2019 12:01:31

The bodies of nine fishermen, who went missing in a trawler capsize in the Meghna River in Charfasson upazila of Bhola on Sunday, were recovered from the Machhkata River in Mehendiganj upazila here on...

Extend all-out support to Brahmanbaria train crash victims: PM

-- November 12, 2019 10:38:26

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the local administration and public representatives to extend all-out support to the victims of Brahmanbaria train crash. The Prime Minister on Tuesday also exp...

RTA execution: Cry for coordination to sensitise public

MUNIMA SULTANA November 12, 2019 10:13:28

Some agencies are making people aware of the Road Transport Act (RTA) now in force, but two city corporations and Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) are still in inertia. For a lack of coordinatio...

Brahmanbaria train crash leaves 16 dead, 100 injured

-- November 12, 2019 09:49:41

At least 16 passengers were killed and over 100 others injured in a fatal head-on collision of two trains on Dhaka-Chattogram route in Mandbagh area here early Tuesday. The deadly collision between D...

‘Entire country to come under electricity coverage in 3-4 yrs’

-- November 11, 2019 19:31:50

The entire country will come under full electricity coverage within the next three to four years, said State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Monday. “The electr...

Govt set to implement G2G projects under PPP

-- November 11, 2019 18:54:50

The Cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft of the ‘Bangladesh Public-Private Partnership (PPP-Amendment) Bill, 2019’ to pave the path for undertaking and implementing the G2G (g...

Muhammad Imran new BD envoy to India 

-- November 11, 2019 17:00:14

The government has appointed Muhammad Imran, currently serving as Bangladesh Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, as the new High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India. High Commissioner designate I...

Hilsas full of eggs flood Chandpur, Khulna markets

-- November 11, 2019 16:31:24

About 90 per cent Hilsa available in Khulna and Chandpur markets after a 22-day fishing embargo are full of eggs, triggering fears of poor production in the next season and prompting calls for extendi...

Digital centres to transform villages into cities: LGRD Minister

-- November 11, 2019 15:14:17

Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGRD) Minister Tajul Islam on Monday said the government is willing to transform villages into cities through digital centres. “We’re...

Barrister Tureen Afroz removed from ICT prosecution team

-- November 11, 2019 14:08:30

The government on Monday removed Barrister Tureen Afroz from the post of International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) prosecutor for breaching discipline and professional misconduct. The Solicitor Wing under...

Ports advised to lower signal

-- November 11, 2019 14:01:45

The Met Office on Monday morning advised the maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra to lower the signal. On Sunday evening, the maritime ports had been advised to hoist loc...

Rohingyas threat to national, regional security: PM

-- November 11, 2019 11:53:41

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said 1.1 million Rohingya, citizens of Myanmar who fled here in the face of persecution, are not only a threat to the security for Bangladesh but also for the re...

Launch services resume after 36 hours

FE ONLINE DESK November 11, 2019 11:46:14

Launch services have resumed as Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) reopened all the routes across the country after 36 hours of suspensions due to the cyclone Bulbul today (Monday)....

Ex-minister Latif Siddiqui’s bail stayed

-- November 11, 2019 11:29:49

The top court on Monday stayed a six-month interim bail granted by the High Court to former minister Abdul Latif Siddiqui in a corruption case. A four-member Appellate Division bench led by Chief Jus...

Cyclone Bulbul claims 13 lives in Bangladesh

-- November 11, 2019 11:06:00

At least 13 people in 10 districts have been reported dead from a combination of falling trees, collapsed houses and illness after Cyclone Bulbul ripped through southern Bangladesh on Saturday. The h...

Chattogram port back to business

-- November 10, 2019 20:55:28

The Chattogram seaport has resumed regular services after Cyclone Bulbul weakened into a land depression. The Chattogram port, the busiest seaport in the country, shut down on Friday night. There wer...

President Abdul Hamid to leave Dhaka for Kathmandu on Tuesday

-- November 10, 2019 20:41:44

President Abdul Hamid will leave Dhaka for Kathmandu on Tuesday on a four-day visit to Nepal at the invitation of Nepalese President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, reports UNB. A flight of Biman Bangladesh Ai...

Govt defers JSC, JDC math tests again

-- November 10, 2019 20:23:21

The government has once again suspended the Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) math examinations set for Nov 12 due to Cyclone Bulbul. The JSC test has been reschedul...

Six burned as pick-up catches fire during Miladunnabi rally in Ctg

-- November 10, 2019 20:07:26

Six people, including five children, suffered burn injuries as a pick-up caught fire during an Eid-e-Miladunnabi rally at Lalkhan Bazar in the city on Sunday noon, reports UNB. The victims are Noor N...

Country’s river ports reopen today

-- November 10, 2019 20:01:48

The seaport and Shah Amanat Airport in Chattogram have resumed their regular services after Cyclone Bulbul weakened into a land depression, reports bdnews24.com. River transport services of the count...