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5,264 died with Covid symptoms in last 17 months

5,264 died with Covid symptoms in last 17 months

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-12 12:10:13

A total of 5,264 people died with coronavirus (Covid-19) symptoms in the last 17 months and nine days from March 22 to August 31 across the country, according to the latest report. However, deaths...

AL's Quader sees no other constitutional way of government changeover than elections

AL's Quader sees no other constitutional way of government changeover than elections

-- 2021-09-12 11:10:53

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said there is no other constitutional way than elections for the changeover of state power in the country. &l...

Action against illegal fishing at Tanguar Haor demanded

Action against illegal fishing at Tanguar Haor demanded

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-09-12 10:22:29

Illegal fishing in the renowned Tanguar Haor, an internationally recognised ecological site, has been going on by groups using various illegal fishing nets, local sources said. They use different typ...

‘Lack of digital awareness key barrier to digitisation’

‘Lack of digital awareness key barrier to digitisation’

FE REPORT 2021-09-12 10:15:58

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar said on Saturday lack of digital awareness is a major setback to digitalisation in the country. He also called upon the trade bodies concerned i...

School-reopening rekindles hopes of publishing industry

School-reopening rekindles hopes of publishing industry

JUBAIR HASAN 2021-09-12 10:00:17

After months of frustration due to long Covid-induced closure of educational institutions, people involved in publishing business finally see a ray of hope as schools and colleges reopen today. The...

Students return to school Sunday, no tiffin inside premises allowed

Students return to school Sunday, no tiffin inside premises allowed

-- 2021-09-11 22:08:11

On the eve of schools reopening in Bangladesh after almost 18 months, the head of the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) has announced that students returning to school from Sunday w...

Farmers expect bumper ginger production in Rangpur region

Farmers expect bumper ginger production in Rangpur region

-- 2021-09-11 20:54:16

Farmers are eying bumper production of ginger cultivated during the Kharif-1 season as harvest of the spicy crop continues in Rangpur agriculture region this year. Officials of the Department of Agri...

Bangladesh now 'friendless', says GM Quader   

Bangladesh now 'friendless', says GM Quader  

-- 2021-09-11 20:35:20

Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader on Saturday said Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen's frustration over not getting Covid vaccines from different countries has manifested that Bangladesh has become 'frien...

301 more Dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

301 more Dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

-- 2021-09-11 20:01:07

Although no death from Dengue was reported in 24 hours till Saturday morning, 301 more people were hospitalised with the mosquito-borne disease, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)....

19.9m Sinopharm received so far including latest consignment of 5.4m

19.9m Sinopharm received so far including latest consignment of 5.4m

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-11 19:09:05

Bangladesh has, so far, received 19.9 million vaccines doses from China including the latest consignment of 5.4 million doses, which arrived in the early hour of Saturday. Dr Shamsul Huq, a member of...

Govt declares three areas in Barishal as ‘Silent Zones’

Govt declares three areas in Barishal as ‘Silent Zones’

-- 2021-09-11 18:51:13

The Department of Environment (DoE) in Barishal has declared three areas of Barishal City as 'Silent Zones', aiming to raise awareness about sound pollution. The areas are Sher-e-Bangla Medical Colle...

Schools may be shut again if Covid-19 cases go up, Dipu Moni says

Schools may be shut again if Covid-19 cases go up, Dipu Moni says

-- 2021-09-11 18:41:28

Just a day before the reopening of educational intuitions after a prolonged closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Saturday said the educational intuitions may be shu...

COVID-19 infection rate falls to 7.03pc in Bangladesh

COVID-19 infection rate falls to 7.03pc in Bangladesh

-- 2021-09-11 17:39:33

Bangladesh has recorded 1,327 new cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the tally of infections to 1,528,542, according to the government data released on Saturday. A total of 18,869 samples were tested...

Newborn’s body recovered near Shaheed Minar

Newborn’s body recovered near Shaheed Minar

-- 2021-09-11 16:39:22

Police recovered the body of a newborn baby near Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka last night.  “The body of the one-day-old baby was found inside a bag at a garbage dumping site near Central...

Awami League nominates Pran Gopal for Cumilla-7 by-polls

Awami League nominates Pran Gopal for Cumilla-7 by-polls

-- 2021-09-11 16:23:09

The Awami League has named Dr Pran Gopal Datta as its candidate to contest the by-election to the vacant Cumilla-7 parliamentary constituency. The decision to nominate the eminent physician was taken...

Rainfall likely to increase from Monday in most parts of country

Rainfall likely to increase from Monday in most parts of country

FE ONLINE REPORT   2021-09-11 14:43:39

Most parts of the country are likely to witness increased rainfall from Monday as a low pressure area has formed over the central part of the Bay of Bengal and adjoining North Bay. Bangladesh Meteoro...

UAE lifts ban on entry from Bangladesh and other certain countries for vaccinated residents

UAE lifts ban on entry from Bangladesh and other certain countries for vaccinated residents

-- 2021-09-11 14:25:21

The United Arab Emirates said on Friday residents who had been fully vaccinated with a shot approved by the World Health Organisation could return as of Sept 12 from a list of previously suspended cou...

Zakat Fund couldn’t mobilise even 1.0pc of potential charity amount

Zakat Fund couldn’t mobilise even 1.0pc of potential charity amount

SAJIBUR RAHMAN 2021-09-11 12:37:40

Increasing affluence and digital money transactions have not contributed to swelling the government’s Zakat Fund for redistribution in society, stakeholders admit. Formed in 1982 through an ord...

Three killed as truck hits rickshaw in Cumilla

Three killed as truck hits rickshaw in Cumilla

-- 2021-09-11 12:16:47

Three people were killed when a speeding truck rammed their cycle rickshaw on Cumilla-Sylhet regional highway early on Saturday morning. The accident occurred around 6:00 am in Mainamati union of Bur...

Bangladesh receives new shipment of 5.4m Sinopharm vaccine doses

Bangladesh receives new shipment of 5.4m Sinopharm vaccine doses

-- 2021-09-11 12:12:19

A new shipment of 5.4 million doses of China’s Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine has arrived in Bangladesh. A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying the vaccine landed at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahja...

Bangladesh to shut 'illegal' phones from Oct

Bangladesh to shut 'illegal' phones from Oct

-- 2021-09-11 11:20:08

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is going to force illegal and counterfeit mobile handsets out of networks from Oct 1. The customers may use them until the end of September,...

Guardians worry over reopening of schools sans vaccination

Guardians worry over reopening of schools sans vaccination

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-09-11 09:13:31

The guardians in Chattogram have expressed concern over the reopening of schools from September 12 without vaccination of the students. Even though many college and university students have been va...

Flood badly damages loom industry in Sirajganj

Flood badly damages loom industry in Sirajganj

-- 2021-09-10 21:45:02

Thousands of loom factories in flood prone areas of Sirajganj have incurred huge losses due to flood this monsoon season. Many factories have been submerged and lots of raw materials were ruined due...

Bangladesh, UK discuss importance of free polls, vibrant civil society

Bangladesh, UK discuss importance of free polls, vibrant civil society

-- 2021-09-10 20:40:27

Bangladesh and the United Kingdom have agreed on the importance of "free and fair elections" and vibrant civil society to promote accountable governance and institutions ensuring freedom of expression...

‘Ambitious deep-sea mooring project to be completed by one year’

‘Ambitious deep-sea mooring project to be completed by one year’

-- 2021-09-10 18:13:47

The government hopes to complete within a year the construction of an ambitious deep-sea single-point mooring (SPM) system in Maheshkhali with an aim to cut the time and cost of unloading crude oil fr...

248 more hospitalised with Dengue in 24 hrs

248 more hospitalised with Dengue in 24 hrs

-- 2021-09-10 17:58:47

Although no death from Dengue was reported in the past 24 hours till early Friday, 248 more people were hospitalised with the mosquito-borne disease, said the Directorate General of Health Services (D...

COVID-19: 2,325 people test positive, 38 die in 24 hours

COVID-19: 2,325 people test positive, 38 die in 24 hours

-- 2021-09-10 17:44:03

Bangladesh has registered 38 new fatalities from COVID-19, the lowest daily count in three months, taking the death toll to 26,832. The caseload climbed to 1,527,215 after 2,325 people tested positiv...

RAB arrests Ehsan Group chairman on charges of embezzling Tk 170b

RAB arrests Ehsan Group chairman on charges of embezzling Tk 170b

-- 2021-09-10 16:55:23

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested Ragib Ahsan, chairman of ‘Ehsan Group Pirojpur-Bangladesh’, and one of his accomplices on charges of embezzling Tk 170 billion. Ahsan defraud...

Educational institutions will close again if COVID cases spike

Educational institutions will close again if COVID cases spike

-- 2021-09-10 16:34:02

The health ministry will recommend another phase of school closures to protect students in the event of a resurgence in COVID-19 cases and deaths, according to Health Minister Zahid Maleque, reports b...

Youths participation in negotiation of climate conference demanded

Youths participation in negotiation of climate conference demanded

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-10 16:27:29

Participation of young people in the climate discussion with global efforts is mandatory as it affects the life, livelihood, health, and other socio-economical aspects of youths. Climate change is on...