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Cyclone: BRAC ready with dry food, safe water and emergency medical care

FE ONLINE REPORT November 10, 2019 14:31:24

BRAC has mobilsed response preparations, with a particular focus on Satkhira, Khulna and Bagerhat, over the cyclone Bulbul, according to a press statement. BRAC field operatives are working in coordi...

16 dead as Bulbul lashes Bangladesh, India coasts

-- November 10, 2019 13:47:42

At least 16 people died and more than two million others spent a night huddled in storm shelters as Cyclone Bulbul smashed into the coasts of India and Bangladesh with fierce gales and torrential rain...

Shaheed Nur Hossain Day today

-- November 10, 2019 12:55:30

Shaheed Nur Hossain Day, a red-letter day to restore democracy in the country, is being observed today with due solemnity, reports BSS. On this day in 1987, Awami Juba League (AJL) leader Nur Hossain...

Flight operations resume at Ctg airport after 14 hrs

-- November 10, 2019 12:46:58

Flight operations at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram resumed on Sunday morning after 14 hours of disruption due to inclement weather triggered by cyclone ‘Bulbul’, reports...

Holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi observed

-- November 10, 2019 12:31:23

Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the day of birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM), was observed in the country on Sunday with due religious solemnity. On this day in 570, the 12th of Rabiul Awal of the...

Dhaka to be rickshaw-free within two years

-- November 10, 2019 12:25:40

 For many Westerners, the cycle rickshaw (also known as the cyclo or pedicab) is an iconically Asian form of transport, according to a report published ob The Economists. In fact, most Asian cit...

Cyclone Bulbul weakens into deep depression

-- November 10, 2019 11:25:09

Cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ over Khulna and adjoining northwestern part of Bangladesh moved slowly northwestwards and weekend further into a deep depression. The depression was lying over Bag...

Operations at Ctg maritime port, airport resume

FE ONLINE DESK November 10, 2019 11:20:36

Operations have resumed at the Chittagong maritime port and the Shah Amanat International Airport, with the cyclone Bulbul already weakening too much to cause any ruins. The airport manager, wing com...

Cyclone 'Bulbul' crosses West Bengal-Khulna coasts

-- November 10, 2019 09:39:07

Severe cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ completed crossing the West Bengal-Khulna coast near the Sundarbans around 5am on Sunday and now lying over Khulna and adjoining southwestern part of the cou...

‘Bulbul’ may cross Khulna coast by mid-night

-- November 09, 2019 20:52:38

Severe cyclonic storm “Bulbul” is likely to cross Khulna-West Bengal coast near the Sundarbans by this mid-night tonight. Maximum sustained wind speed within 74km of the cyclone centre is...

‘No fund for public universities if provocative acts don’t stop’

-- November 09, 2019 17:53:10

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the government will stop providing funds to public universities if the teachers do not stop provocative activities to take their students to a wrong path...

Abul Kasem’s fourth death anniversary tomorrow

-- November 09, 2019 16:58:09

The fourth death anniversary of Md Abul Kasem, a former first class gazetted officer of Defence Finance (Army), will be observed tomorrow (November 10). Abul Kasem died on November 10, 2015 at S...

CAAB suspends operations at Chattogram airport amid nearing cyclone

FE Online Report November 09, 2019 16:34:59

Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has suspended all operations of Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport from Saturday 4:00pm until Sunday 6:00am to avert any damage due to the neari...

Measures in place to face Cyclone Bulbul, says Hasina

-- November 09, 2019 16:19:37

The government has taken all the necessary steps to tackle the effects of the impending cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said. "We have made preparations to face...

Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ likely to cross Khulna coast this evening

-- November 09, 2019 15:44:59

Bangladesh raised the storm danger signal  Saturday noon as cyclone ‘Bulbul’ intensified further and may cross West Bengal-Khulna coast(near the Sundarbans)  by Saturday evening....

Cyclone ‘Bulbul’: Medical teams ready; shelters opened

-- November 09, 2019 13:59:33

The government on Saturday said 1,577 medical teams were formed and 4,516 shelters were opened in the coastal districts as cyclone ‘Bulbul’ continued to approach. Health minister Zahid Ma...

Sadeque Hossain Khoka’s qulkhwani on Nov 15

-- November 09, 2019 13:26:58

The Qulkhwani of former Dhaka City Corporation mayor Sadeque Hossain Khoka will take place on November 15 instead of Sunday at Brothers Union Club grounds in Gopibagh of the city after Asr prayers....

JSC, JDC exams scheduled for Nov 11 suspended

-- November 09, 2019 13:05:33

The government has suspended the Junior School Certificate or JSC and Junior Dakhil Certificate or JDC exams of Nov 11 due to Cyclone Bulbul, a severe storm which is nearing the coasts. The new dates...

PM opens Jatiya Sramik League conf

-- November 09, 2019 12:23:03

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the 12th national conference of Bangladesh Jatiya Sramik League (BJSL), the labour wing of Bangladesh Awami League (AL). Sheikh Hasina, also the AL presid...

Business options few for women in SMEs: Study

SAJIBUR RAHMAN November 09, 2019 11:01:15

The variation of businesses remains very limited for women entrepreneurs in the field of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to a study. Conducted by the Bangladesh Institute of Deve...

'Bulbul' set to hit early Sunday

FE REPORT November 09, 2019 10:57:36

The cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' is gradually becoming stronger and it is likely to hit the country's coastal regions in the early hours of Sunday, said meteorologists. The storm remained in the West Cent...

Pharma export sees strong growth

Saif Uddin November 09, 2019 10:51:20

Export earnings from the country's pharmaceutical sector continued its upward trend over the last seven years on the back of a conducive policy environment, skilled human resources and patent waiver,...

Cost, execution time for Nilphamari-Saidpur road widening project double

FHM HUMAYAN KABIR November 09, 2019 10:44:33

The Roads and Highways Department (RHD) has failed to complete a 15.5-kilomtre road widening project in two years' time. The department has now sought revision of the project titled the Nilphamari-Sa...

22 to vie for BB’s deputy governor post

FE REPORT November 09, 2019 10:29:55

A total of 19 senior bankers along with three professionals have applied for the post of a deputy governor of the Bangladesh Bank, officials said. The government-formed search committee on appointing...

Great danger signals for Mongla, Payra and Ctg

-- November 09, 2019 09:42:33

Bangladesh raised the storm danger signal on Saturday morning as cyclone ‘Bulbul’ intensified further and was expected to make landfall around the evening. Low-lying areas of the coastal...

BIWTA suspends vessel operation as cyclone nears

-- November 08, 2019 21:50:01

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) suspended all sorts of activities at three maritime ports and inland water transportation as cyclonic storm Bulbul over the Bay of Bengal is nearing...

Cyclone Bulbul: Danger signal 7 for Mongla, Payra; 6 for Chattogram

-- November 08, 2019 21:40:18

Danger signals were issued for key maritime ports of Bangladesh on Friday evening as very severe cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ approaches Bangladesh, reports UNB.  Danger signal 7 was advi...

Bus with 50 passengers plunges into pond in Noakhali

-- November 08, 2019 20:49:26

A bus plunged into a pond with over 50 passengers on board at Kalugazir Pukur of Subarna Char upazila in Noakhali on Friday evening. Sayedur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Char Jabbar Police Station, s...

Govt to announce Razakars’ list on Dec 16

-- November 08, 2019 20:04:38

The list of the Razakars, who collaborated the then Pakistani Army during the Liberation War of the country in 1971, will be announced on December 16, this year. “The list of the Razakars will...

Govt introduces digital technology for pest control

-- November 08, 2019 19:55:28

The Department of Agricultural Extension or DAE is embracing digital technologies to monitor pest attacks on crops and in turn, minimise the damage these inflict by at least 5.0 per cent, reports bdne...