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BNP condemns killing of retired army officer

BNP condemns killing of retired army officer

-- 2020-08-03 20:56:08

Condemning the killing of a retired major of Bangladesh Army on Marine Drive road in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf, BNP on Monday demanded that the real culprits be identified through a credible pr...

Mild heat wave sweeping over Bangladesh

Mild heat wave sweeping over Bangladesh

-- 2020-08-03 20:44:50

A mild heat wave is sweeping over parts of the country including Dhaka, the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said Monday. Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal, Sylhet and Mymensingh di...

Be alert against anti-development conspirators: Quader

Be alert against anti-development conspirators: Quader

-- 2020-08-03 20:07:31

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has urged all to remain alert against the anti-development force saying the conspirators of August 15 and August 21 are still continuing their evil effort...

ACC seeks info from Mugda hospital, Hotel Super Star   

ACC seeks info from Mugda hospital, Hotel Super Star  

-- 2020-08-03 19:50:32

The Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday sought various information and records from the managing director of Hotel Super Star Ltd and the director of Mugda 500-bed General Hospital, includin...

Lower courts to start regular operations from Wednesday

Lower courts to start regular operations from Wednesday

-- 2020-08-03 19:12:20

Lower courts will start regular operation from August 5 (Wednesday), after more than four months since the government declared nationwide general holiday and subsequent limited operations to tackle th...

Three killed in Dhamrai road accident

Three killed in Dhamrai road accident

-- 2020-08-03 18:23:39

Three people were killed and eight others injured after a head-on collision between a bus and a pick-up van on Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Bathuli area of Dhamrai upazila in Dhaka on Monday morning. Poli...

‘Health sector now capable of tackling coronavirus situation’

‘Health sector now capable of tackling coronavirus situation’

-- 2020-08-03 18:06:15

Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Monday said that although there has been a slight increase in the number coronavirus cases, the country’s health sector now has the capacity to tackle the situat...

BGB on high alert in Benapole to check rawhide smuggling

BGB on high alert in Benapole to check rawhide smuggling

-- 2020-08-03 17:52:24

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has been put on high alert to prevent rawhide smuggling after the Eid-ul-Azha, during which Muslims sacrifice animals. BGB has intensified patrolling in the borderin...

Offices reopen after Eid vacation

Offices reopen after Eid vacation

-- 2020-08-03 17:13:55

Public and private offices reopened on Monday after three days of holiday on the occasion of the Eid-ul Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslim Ummah, celebrated on August 1 in Bangl...

MP Shahid will lose seat if jailed for  two years or more

MP Shahid will lose seat if jailed for two years or more

-- 2020-08-03 16:51:16

Laxmipur's independent lawmaker Kazi Shahid Islam, who is currently detained in Kuwait on money laundering and human trafficking charges, will lose his seat in parliament if he is jailed for no less t...

Govt to solve all problems of jute sector: Minister

Govt to solve all problems of jute sector: Minister

-- 2020-08-03 16:51:06

Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi has said the government is relentlessly working to resolve all the problems in the jute sector. “The present government is keen to solve all probl...

EU provides Tk 10m for BD flood victims

EU provides Tk 10m for BD flood victims

-- 2020-08-03 16:39:16

The European Union is providing EUR 100,000, almost Tk 10 million, in humanitarian aid funding to assist the most vulnerable communities in response to severe flooding that has affected nearly one-thi...

Bangladeshi national killed ‘by BSF’ along Thakurgaon border

Bangladeshi national killed ‘by BSF’ along Thakurgaon border

-- 2020-08-03 15:57:46

A Bangladeshi national was reportedly beaten to death by the members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) from a river near Ratnai border in Baliadangi upazila of Thakurgaon on Monday The deceased w...

DGHS reports 30 more fatalities, 1356 fresh cases

DGHS reports 30 more fatalities, 1356 fresh cases

FE ONLINE DESK 2020-08-03 14:58:24

Thirty more people died from coronavirus (Covid-19) in Bangladesh in the last 24 hours till Monday, according to the statistics of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). With this, the death...

‘Drug trader’ killed in Jashore ‘gunfight’

‘Drug trader’ killed in Jashore ‘gunfight’

-- 2020-08-03 13:57:36

A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight between two groups of drug traders at Dormutia village in Keshabpur upazila of Jashore early Monday. The deceased was identified as Maniruzza...

Slump in rawhide prices: CCC removes 15,000 pieces from roads

Slump in rawhide prices: CCC removes 15,000 pieces from roads

-- 2020-08-03 12:50:16

Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) authorities have removed over 15,000 pieces of unsold rawhide of sacrificial animals from streets, said councillor Shaibal Das Sumon, president of Waste Management Co...

Case filed over attack on DUJA secretary

Case filed over attack on DUJA secretary

-- 2020-08-03 12:49:24

A case was filed in connection with an attack on Dhaka University Journalists' Association (DUJA) General Secretary Md Imran Hossain. Imran Hossain filed a case with Maheshpur police station of Jhena...

EU provides €0.1m to help flood victims

EU provides €0.1m to help flood victims

FE ONLINE DESK 2020-08-03 11:56:30

The European Union (EU) is providing €100,000 (almost Tk 10 million) in humanitarian aid funding to assist the most vulnerable communities in Bangladesh. The aid will directly benefit 25,000 a...

Govt reforms body to probe ex-army major killing

Govt reforms body to probe ex-army major killing

-- 2020-08-03 09:19:51

The government has reconstituted the committee with a joint secretary-level official at the helm to investigate police shooting dead former army major Sinha Md Rashed Khan at a checkpoint in Cox&rsquo...

13,000 tonnes cattle waste gathered in capital on Eid day

13,000 tonnes cattle waste gathered in capital on Eid day

-- 2020-08-02 22:55:30

The cattle slaughtered on the day of Eid-ul-Azha created more than 13,000 tonnes of waste matters, the two city corporations have said, claiming they removed the waste within the promised time, report...

Govt aims to revive pandemic-hit tourism

Govt aims to revive pandemic-hit tourism

-- 2020-08-02 21:09:57

Bangladesh is exploring ways to kick-start tourism in line with the health and safety protocols after the coronavirus pandemic laid waste to the industry, inflicting billions of Takas in losses. A St...

Coronavirus stopped Eid exodus from Dhaka

Coronavirus stopped Eid exodus from Dhaka

-- 2020-08-02 20:57:04

Tens of millions of residents leave Dhaka during Eid-ul-Azha every year to celebrate the festival with loved ones at their rural homes, but COVID-19 outbreak has forced them to stay put this year. Un...

Vested quarter out to tarnish govt’s image: Quader

Vested quarter out to tarnish govt’s image: Quader

-- 2020-08-02 20:14:42

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said a vested quarter is out to tarnish the government’s image when it is taking up different effective measures in facing disasters. &nb...

21 cops suspended over killing of ex-Army major in Teknaf

21 cops suspended over killing of ex-Army major in Teknaf

-- 2020-08-02 19:34:41

The authorities on Sunday suspended 21 police officers, including the in-charge, of Baharchhara police outpost in connection with the killing of a retired army major Major of Bangladesh Army on Marine...

Govt reduces registration list of online news portals to 34

Govt reduces registration list of online news portals to 34

-- 2020-08-02 19:31:54

The government has revised down the list of online news portals eligible for registration to 34 from 44, reports bdnews24.com. Online editions of the daily newspapers have been dropped from the list,...

Over 5.4m people facing adverse effects of flood

Over 5.4m people facing adverse effects of flood

-- 2020-08-02 19:11:35

More than 5.44 million people in 33 districts have been facing adverse effects of flood that set in during the last week of June, the Disaster Management and Relief Ministry said in a press release....

Chandpur fishermen lament shrinking catch of Hilsha from rivers

Chandpur fishermen lament shrinking catch of Hilsha from rivers

bdnews24.com 2020-08-02 18:53:23

Chandpur, one of the biggest trading hubs of fish, is abuzz with sales. Wholesalers are happy due to the Hilsa season. Local fishermen? Not so much. The fishermen complain that the nearby estuary of...

Jubo League leader held in money laundering case

Jubo League leader held in money laundering case

-- 2020-08-02 18:15:55

Police arrested a Faridpur district Jubo League leader and two others early Sunday from the district town in connection with a money laundering case. The arrestees were identified as Asibur Rahman Fa...

River erosion washes away Madaripur town protection dam

River erosion washes away Madaripur town protection dam

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-08-02 17:24:47

A 20-metre area of Madaripur town protection embankment at Launch Ghat area of the district was washed away due to Arial Khan River erosion on Saturday afternoon. Sources said the town protection dam...

Ferry with stranded passengers leaves Shimulia

Ferry with stranded passengers leaves Shimulia

FE Online Report 2020-08-02 17:02:29

After a long wait and sufferings, a ferry with passengers stranded at Shimulia ferry terminal was released at 6:00pm on Saturday.  The BIWTA said that the ferry service would be suspended again...