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Centuries-old nine-dome mosque in dire state

Centuries-old nine-dome mosque in dire state

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-06-03 10:24:19

The centuries-old historic nine-dome mosque in Niamatpur upazila of Naogaon district, locally known as Bhanga Masjid, has fallen in dire state in the absence of proper care and renovation. The two-st...

Quantum arranges essay, video, photography, painting contests for all ages

Quantum arranges essay, video, photography, painting contests for all ages

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-06-02 22:51:36

Quantum Foundation has invited interested people to participate in essay writing, audio/video, photography and painting competitions on the occasion of World Meditation Day. The organisation made a...

Bangladesh is always with Palestinians, PM says

Bangladesh is always with Palestinians, PM says

-- 2021-06-02 21:30:51

Denouncing the recent Israeli attacks, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told Parliament that Bangladesh is always with the Palestinian people and will continue to extend all sorts of assistan...

No oxygen shortage in frontier districts, says DGHS

No oxygen shortage in frontier districts, says DGHS

-- 2021-06-02 20:57:10

The frontier districts of Bangladesh have adequate oxygen in their stocks to deal with Covid-19 patients, DGHS spokesperson Dr Nazmul Islam said on Wednesday. “Although the Covid positivity rat...

Budget session begins amid pandemic for second consecutive year

Budget session begins amid pandemic for second consecutive year

-- 2021-06-02 19:42:27

A parliament session to approve the national budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year started on Wednesday amid the coronavirus pandemic for a second straight year. Chaired by Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudh...

President to attend parliament to witness budget presentation

President to attend parliament to witness budget presentation

-- 2021-06-02 18:22:29

President Abdul Hamid will attend the parliament at 3:00pm on Thursday to witness the presentation of the national budget for fiscal 2021-22, his office said. The budget session (13th session) of the...

MC College gang-rape: HC orders action against principal, hostel super

MC College gang-rape: HC orders action against principal, hostel super

-- 2021-06-02 18:13:39

The High Court has ordered authorities to take action against Principal of Sylhet’s MC College Prof Md Saleh Ahmed and hostel superintendent Jiban Krishna Acharaya within seven working days for...

Police arrest suspect believed to have killed 70 tigers

Police arrest suspect believed to have killed 70 tigers

-- 2021-06-02 17:19:44

Bangladeshi police have arrested a suspected wildlife poacher believed to have killed at least 70 endangered Bengal tigers in more than two decades, police said. Local police chief Saidur Rahman on T...

Naogaon municipality, Niamatpur upazila under one week lockdown

Naogaon municipality, Niamatpur upazila under one week lockdown

-- 2021-06-02 17:02:25

The local administration has imposed a one week lockdown in Naogaon municipality and Niamatpur upazila of the district to stem the spread of Covid-19  amid the fear of Indian variant of the virus...

1,988 new coronavirus cases, 34 deaths recorded in 24 hours

1,988 new coronavirus cases, 34 deaths recorded in 24 hours

-- 2021-06-02 16:36:00

Coronavirus cases have surged by 1,988, the highest daily count since April 30, to 804,293 in Bangladesh. The death toll from the COVID-19 illness rose by 34 in a 24-hour count to 12,694, according t...

Bangladesh takes away gallantry awards from four fugitive Bangabandhu killers

Bangladesh takes away gallantry awards from four fugitive Bangabandhu killers

-- 2021-06-02 16:25:07

Bangladesh has finalised a decision to take away gallantry awards from four of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s killers, who received them for their actions during the Liberation War. A gaze...

53,952 people secured bail in last 33 working days

53,952 people secured bail in last 33 working days

FE Online Report 2021-06-02 16:10:27

A total of 53,952 people secured bail in the last 33 working days until Wednesday as the virtual courts and tribunals settled a total of 103,822 petitions. The virtual courts and tribunals have grant...

Virtual courts, tribunals grant bail to 53,952 in 33 working days

Virtual courts, tribunals grant bail to 53,952 in 33 working days

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-06-02 15:17:53

A total of 53,952 people secured bail in the 33 working days until Wednesday as the virtual courts and tribunals settled a total of 103,822 petitions. The virtual courts and tribunals have granted ba...

UNHCR says it supports Bangladesh’s Rohingya relocation to Bhasan Char

UNHCR says it supports Bangladesh’s Rohingya relocation to Bhasan Char

FE Online Report 2021-06-02 14:30:37

The visiting UNHCR delegation on Wednesday said they support the Bangladesh government’s steps to relocate the Rohingya refugees to Bhasan Char island. The UN refugee agency also called on the...

Three arrested in human trafficking case

Three arrested in human trafficking case

-- 2021-06-02 13:26:38

The police have arrested three people in Satkhira in connection with a case started by a woman who managed to return home 77 days after being trafficked to India. She filed the case with Hatirjheel P...

Satkhira border areas go on high alert as COVID-19 cases rise in India

Satkhira border areas go on high alert as COVID-19 cases rise in India

-- 2021-06-02 11:27:09

The border areas of Satkhira district have been put on high alert in view of a surge in Covid-19 cases in neighbouring India. Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel have been asked to step up vigil...

Indian variant raises fears among Cumilla people

Indian variant raises fears among Cumilla people

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-06-02 10:16:20

CUMILLA: Cumilla district covers at least 106 kilometres of Bangladesh-India border areas. There is also a land port in Cumilla. To prevent the spread of coronavirus, the movement of people from Bang...

BNP to ‘restore’ democracy through movement, says Fakhrul

BNP to ‘restore’ democracy through movement, says Fakhrul

UNB 2021-06-01 21:47:51

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday said their party will surely restore democracy, free Khaleda from jail and protect the country's independence and sovereignty together with...

BNP’s politics stuck on Khaleda’s health issue, Hasan says

BNP’s politics stuck on Khaleda’s health issue, Hasan says

-- 2021-06-01 21:32:12

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today urged BNP to see the picture of the country’s tremendous development in world media before criticising the government.  “I...

Bangladesh to introduce COVID-19 vaccine passport

Bangladesh to introduce COVID-19 vaccine passport

-- 2021-06-01 21:09:27

The government is going to introduce COVID-19 vaccine passport through the Surokkha digital platform in order to facilitate overseas travel. State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak reiterated the p...

Sheikh Abdul Hannan to lead Bangladesh Air Force

Sheikh Abdul Hannan to lead Bangladesh Air Force

-- 2021-06-01 20:58:31

The government has appointed Sheikh Abdul Hannan as chief of the Bangladesh Air Force by elevating him to the rank of air marshal from air vice marshal. His appointment will be effective for three ye...

Police say woman killed husband over second wife, cut off limbs

Police say woman killed husband over second wife, cut off limbs

-- 2021-06-01 19:40:21

Moyna Mia, the man whose body has been found in several pieces over the last two days from Dhaka’s Mohakhali and Banani areas, was killed by his first wife. Enraged by her husband for spending...

Govt says Bhasanchar agitation during UN team’s visit undesirable, not abnormal

Govt says Bhasanchar agitation during UN team’s visit undesirable, not abnormal

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-06-01 18:54:03

The government, on Tuesday said, the agitation by Rohingya in Bhasanchar island during the visit of high level UN delegation, on Monday, was ‘unexpected and undesirable’ but not quite abno...

ECNEC rejects Tk 172.90b primary school meal project

ECNEC rejects Tk 172.90b primary school meal project

-- 2021-06-01 18:07:43

The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday turned down a Tk 172.90 billion project designed to provide 'Khichuri' or other food items as midday meals to primary school stu...

Parliament’s budget session set to begin Wednesday

Parliament’s budget session set to begin Wednesday

-- 2021-06-01 18:04:01

The budget session of the current parliament will begin on Wednesday to approve the national budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year. The session, said to be a brief one, will begin at 5:00 pm with the pr...

Covid cases in Bangladesh surge by 1,765 in a day;  41 new deaths

Covid cases in Bangladesh surge by 1,765 in a day; 41 new deaths

-- 2021-06-01 16:22:28

Bangladesh’s coronavirus cases have jumped by 1,765 in a day to 802,305, reports bdnews24.com. The death toll from the Covid-19 illness rose by 41 in a 24-hour count to 12,660, according to the...

‘Before I even knew it’: Mugger snatches mobile phone from minister

‘Before I even knew it’: Mugger snatches mobile phone from minister

-- 2021-06-01 16:11:03

A mugger has robbed Planning Minister MA Mannan of his mobile phone, reports bdnews24.com. Mannan was browsing something on his mobile phone while sitting in his car with one of its windows rolled do...

Chattogram Customs House seizes 42 tonnes of poppy seeds in mustard containers

Chattogram Customs House seizes 42 tonnes of poppy seeds in mustard containers

-- 2021-06-01 15:35:47

The Chattogram Customs House has seized 42 tonnes of contraband poppy seeds hidden inside two mustard containers imported from Malaysia. The poppy seeds were brought in by Azmin Trade Centre, a Dhaka...

Signing ILO Convention 190 is a must, says industries minister

Signing ILO Convention 190 is a must, says industries minister

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-06-01 14:33:51

Signing the ILO Convention 190 is a must for ensuring the safety and economic wellbeing of the workers in the country, Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun has said. He underscored the need...

Brahmanbaria woman gives birth to triplets

Brahmanbaria woman gives birth to triplets

-- 2021-06-01 12:06:37

A woman has given birth to triplets, all girls, at a private hospital in the Brahmanbaria district town, doctors said on Tuesday. Sumaiya Akter, wife of Al Amin of Bijoynagar upazila's Mukundupu...