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Apparel workers uncertain about financial security

Apparel workers uncertain about financial security

FE REPORT 2021-09-15 08:24:31

Uncertainty about ready-made garment (RMG) workers' future financial security loomed because of the pandemic, as some 16 per cent of apparel labourers feared that they might earn less than normal, acc...

Man gets 60-year imprisonment for violating two girls in Joypurhat

Man gets 60-year imprisonment for violating two girls in Joypurhat

-- 2021-09-14 20:14:53

A Joypurhat tribunal on Tuesday sentenced a man to 60 years' imprisonment for violating two girls. The convict is Abu Salam, 54, son of Bachchu Molla of Panchbibi upazila. Joypurhat Women and Childr...

Deep depression weakens into depression, Maritime ports asked to lower signal

Deep depression weakens into depression, Maritime ports asked to lower signal

-- 2021-09-14 20:09:03

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to lower signal as the deep depression over Odisha-Jarkhand and adjoining area moved west-northwestwards further, weakened...

Universities to reopen after Sept 27

Universities to reopen after Sept 27

-- 2021-09-14 19:50:33

The Bangladesh authorities are allowing universities to reopen for in-person classes and exams after Sept 27 following the long coronavirus-induced shutdown. They took the decision in a meeting betwe...

ACC approves corruption charges against seven doctors, four others

ACC approves corruption charges against seven doctors, four others

-- 2021-09-14 19:41:32

The Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday approved charge-sheets against 11 people, including seven doctors and three contractors for irregularities in procurement of drugs for Maternal and Chi...

Farhad says no chance to relax age limit for entering govt jobs   

Farhad says no chance to relax age limit for entering govt jobs  

-- 2021-09-14 19:27:44

State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain on Tuesday told the parliament that the government has no plan to raise the maximum age limit for taking up government jobs. Defending the go...

Govt to arrange rehabilitation for climate affected people, says Environment Minister

Govt to arrange rehabilitation for climate affected people, says Environment Minister

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-14 18:53:41

The government is working to address the climate change effect, including arranging rehabilitation for the climate change affected people in the country, said Environment Minister Md. Shahab Uddin. S...

Three dengue patients die, 288 more detected in 24 hours

Three dengue patients die, 288 more detected in 24 hours

-- 2021-09-14 18:16:21

Three more dengue patients died and 288 others were hospitalised in 24 hours till Tuesday morning, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). With the latest figure, the number of fatali...

Foreign currencies worth Tk 125.1m seized at Dhaka airport

Foreign currencies worth Tk 125.1m seized at Dhaka airport

-- 2021-09-14 17:58:55

Members of Aviation Security Force of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Monday seized huge amount of foreign currencies including 5.47 million Saudi riyals and 20,200 Singapore dollars worth T...

HC orders shutdown of all unregistered news websites within seven days

HC orders shutdown of all unregistered news websites within seven days

-- 2021-09-14 17:50:37

The High Court has ordered all unregistered and unapproved online news portals to be closed within a week, reports bdnews24.com. The virtual bench of Justice Md Mozibur Rahman Miah and Justice Md Kam...

Climate budget inadequate to address adverse impacts 

Climate budget inadequate to address adverse impacts 

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-14 17:33:02

The existing financial allocation is inadequate to allow societies and vulnerable populations to adapt to the adverse effects and reduce the impacts of climate change, experts observed at an event on...

COVID-19 death toll tops 27,000 in Bangladesh

COVID-19 death toll tops 27,000 in Bangladesh

-- 2021-09-14 17:22:24

Bangladesh has registered 35 new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, the lowest since Jun 7, taking the total toll from the disease to 27,007. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,534,440 as 2,074 people teste...

Follow health protocols even after vaccination, PM urges all

Follow health protocols even after vaccination, PM urges all

-- 2021-09-14 17:14:55

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has once again highlighted the importance of following health protocols even for those already vaccinated in order to prevent the coronavirus infection from spreading furt...

Declarations of nine newspapers scrapped for extensive gap in publication

Declarations of nine newspapers scrapped for extensive gap in publication

-- 2021-09-14 16:09:39

The government has scrapped the declarations of nine Bangla-language newspapers and an English daily due to an extensive gap in publication. This means that the Gono Awaaz, Daily Jonosheba, Dhaka Pro...

RMCH counts six more Covid deaths

RMCH counts six more Covid deaths

-- 2021-09-14 13:18:41

Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) counted six more fatalities at the Covid-19 unit in the last 24 hours till 6am today, taking the death toll to 92 so far this month, BSS reports. The previous...

Villagers try to protect rural road from erosion

Villagers try to protect rural road from erosion

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-09-14 09:27:37

The inhabitants of two villages have been trying to protect a rural road from the Kushiyara river erosion as the authorities concerned failed to take measures to save one of their important roads in S...

Court seeks updated list of licensed MFIs

Court seeks updated list of licensed MFIs

FE REPORT 2021-09-14 09:03:05

The High Court on Monday wanted an updated list of the Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) licensed from Microcredit Regulatory Authority (MRA). While holding hearing on a writ petition the High Cour...

Nagad plans to reactivate over 17,000 accounts

Nagad plans to reactivate over 17,000 accounts

ISMAIL HOSSAIN 2021-09-14 08:54:28

Nagad is planning to reactivate more than 17,000 accounts it suspended earlier for alleged suspicious transactions with two e-commerce platforms, keeping "the refund amount" on hold. The mobile finan...

Three studies on Kamalapur multi-modal transport hub as agencies differ

Three studies on Kamalapur multi-modal transport hub as agencies differ

MUNIMA SULTANA 2021-09-14 08:41:30

A move is on to undertake three separate studies following the BR’s failure to resolve conflicts in getting the required space for different transport modes at the planned Kamalapur multimodal...

Speedy power supply law set for extension

Speedy power supply law set for extension

FE REPORT 2021-09-14 08:31:28

The tenure of the Speedy Supply of Power and Energy (Special Provision) (Amendment) Act 2010 is set to be extended again by five more years until October 2026. A bill over the extension of the spec...

FM terms UK red-listing Bangladesh ‘unfair, discriminatory’

FM terms UK red-listing Bangladesh ‘unfair, discriminatory’

-- 2021-09-13 21:24:16

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has reiterated Bangladesh's call to remove it from the red-listed countries with travel restrictions terming UK's decision unfair and discriminatory. "It's unfair a...

UNO and 15 others sued for stealing students’ stipends in Gaibandha

UNO and 15 others sued for stealing students’ stipends in Gaibandha

-- 2021-09-13 20:56:01

The UNO of Sundarganj upazila and 15 other people have been sued for stealing an amount of Tk 432,000 meant for stipends to the students. Ripon Mia, a resident of the upazila filed the case with Gaib...

BNP begins series of meetings to finalise next course of action

BNP begins series of meetings to finalise next course of action

-- 2021-09-13 20:41:36

The policymakers of BNP are going to hold a series of meetings with the central leaders of the party and associate bodies to work out the party’s next course of action over the next general elec...

BNP never hesitates to sell independence to assume power, Obaidul Quader says

BNP never hesitates to sell independence to assume power, Obaidul Quader says

-- 2021-09-13 20:40:30

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday said BNP does not hesitate to sell the independence of the country to assume power in disguise of patriotism. "Those who join hands with the an...

RAB constable killed by bullet triggered from his own firearm

RAB constable killed by bullet triggered from his own firearm

-- 2021-09-13 20:35:25

A RAB member died after being by a bullet reportedly from his own firearm at the main gate of Rapid Action Battalion headquarters in Uttara, Dhaka on Monday, an official said. However, it was not imm...

‘Draft on OTT platform policy ready, notification to be issued soon’

‘Draft on OTT platform policy ready, notification to be issued soon’

-- 2021-09-13 20:10:03

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has prepared the draft of the policy on the OTT platform and it would issue a notification in this regard soon after scrutiny. Information and Broadcastin...

Decision to keep CNG re-fuelling closed for six hours suspended

Decision to keep CNG re-fuelling closed for six hours suspended

-- 2021-09-13 19:42:57

Authorities have put off a decision to keep CNG re-fuelling stations closed every day during 5 pm to 11 pm peak hours of electricity supply from September 15 (Wednesday). "We have suspended the decis...

Kallyanpur to get eye-catching lake like Hatirjheel, DNCC mayor says

Kallyanpur to get eye-catching lake like Hatirjheel, DNCC mayor says

-- 2021-09-13 19:30:46

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Md. Atiqul Islam has said an eye-catching lake (reservoir), similar to Hatirjheel lake, will be constructed at Kallyanpur in the capital with an aim to get ri...

321 more hospitalised with Dengue in 24 hours

321 more hospitalised with Dengue in 24 hours

-- 2021-09-13 19:26:04

Another 321 Dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till Monday morning, but no death was reported, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Among the new patients, 246 were unde...

Illegal fishing: 16 fishermen held in Sundarbans

Illegal fishing: 16 fishermen held in Sundarbans

-- 2021-09-13 19:13:12

The Forest Department in a drive on Sunday night detained 16 fishermen along with a trawler for unauthorized entry into the Sundarbans under Satkhira range and fishing there. Mohammad Sultan Ahmed, i...