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Denmark to grant $3.2mn for Rohingya refugees

-- September 08, 2017 21:33:37

Denmark has announced to provide $US 3.2 million to support the Rohingya refugees coming to Bangladesh fleeing persecution in Myanmar, reports UNB.   Danish Ambassador to Bangladesh Mikael Hemn...

Rohingya refugees burden for BD, US admits

-- September 08, 2017 19:51:57

The United States has acknowledged the burden on Bangladesh as it shelters hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people fleeing persecution in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, reports bdnews24.com.  ...

270,000 Rohingyas entered BD so far: UNHCR

-- September 08, 2017 18:22:15

Amid a dramatic increase in the number of refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar’s Northern Rakhine state, UNHCR Friday called for urgent action to address the prime causes of the recent surge in...

Govt plans biometric database for Myanmar refugees

-- September 08, 2017 17:46:56

Bangladesh has decided to create a database of Myanmar refugees by collecting biometric details from the hundreds of thousands arriving through various points of its southeast border, reports bdnews24...

400 sued over AL factional clash in Kushtia

-- September 08, 2017 17:30:37

A case was filed against 400 people in connection with a factional clash of Awami League in Kushtia over establishing supremacy that left two people dead and 20 injured.   Komlesh Das, sub-insp...

Two motorcyclists die in Ctg road crash

-- September 08, 2017 16:53:11

Two motorcyclists were killed as a bus hit them on Akhtaruzzaman flyover at GEC area of Chittagong city on Friday noon.   The identities of the deceased could not be known yet, reports UNB. &n...

Woman dies in Sirajganj road crash

-- September 08, 2017 16:48:39

A 30-year-old woman was killed and 13 others were injured as two buses collided head-on at Kashem intersection in the west side of Bangabandhu bridge approach road in Kamarkhand upazila of Sirajganj o...

Private car collides with truck, killing two

-- September 08, 2017 15:35:25

Two people, including a leader of Islami Andolon Bangladesh, were killed and two others injured when a private car collided with a truck at Chhatiantola in Jessore sadar upazila early Friday.  ...

One dies in Bagerhat road crash

-- September 08, 2017 12:44:39

A man was killed as a fish-laden pickup van hit a stationed truck at Shahbari on Bagerhat-Pirojpur road in Morelganj upazila on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Monir Hossian, 26, helper o...

Habiganj trawler capsize kills four

-- September 08, 2017 10:55:17

Three women and a child were killed and at least five others were injured in a trawler capsize at Lambabag of Khwai River in the district on Thursday night. Among the four deceased two were identifie...

Cop dies in Comilla road crash

-- September 08, 2017 10:50:02

A police constable was killed and four other people were injured in a road accident at Charbakar area on Comilla-Sylhet highway in Debidwar upazila of Comilla district on Thursday night.   Poli...

Tangail road accidents toll reaches 10

-- September 07, 2017 21:51:29

The death toll in Thursday’s two road accidents in Tangail reached 10 with with four more critically injured persons dying while being taken to hospitals. Tangail highway police said, a Tangail...

Rising trade boosts BD, Nepal relations: Envoy

-- September 07, 2017 21:10:08

Nepalese Ambassador to Bangladesh Professor Dr Chop Lal Bhusal has said diplomatic relations between Bangladesh and Nepal are gradually being strengthened with a rising volume of trading between the t...

Total 3.8kg gold recovered at HSJIA

-- September 07, 2017 21:08:14

Gold bars weighing around 3.8 kg were recovered from Hazrat Shahjalal (RA) International Airport in separate incidents on Thursday. Sources at the airport said Shakhwat Hossain, 39, a passenger of Th...

Myanmar way of action causes problem: Hasina

-- September 07, 2017 18:30:27

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today denounced the insurgents activities in the Myanmar's western Rakhine state but said the way of actions by Naypyidaw was also causing problem for neighbouring Banglad...

Six die in Tangail car-truck collision

-- September 07, 2017 18:03:05

A road accident in Tangail’s Bashail Upazila has left half-a-dozen people dead and four others injured, report agencies. Locals said the accident, involving a car and a truck, occurred on the D...

Govt extends safety-net programme

-- September 07, 2017 16:03:45

The government has increased allocation for its safety-net programme to provide financial support to additional 1.0 million extreme poor, according to the social welfare ministry.   With this...

11 more Rohingyas drown in Naf

-- September 07, 2017 13:25:09

Eleven bodies of Rohingyas, who tried to enter Bangladesh following fresh violence in Rakhaine state of Myanmar, were recovered after two boats capsized in separate places in the Naf River on Thursday...

WFP feeds people fleeing Myanmar violence

FE Online Desk September 07, 2017 13:02:27

The World Food Programme or WFP is distributing food to people fleeing to Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, the UN agency said on Thursday.   An estimated 146,000...

Turkey First Lady in Dhaka

-- September 07, 2017 10:08:06

    Turkey's First Lady Emine Erdogan has arrived in Dhaka early Thursday to meet Rohingya Muslims who have fled persecution in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.   A special aircraft c...

Bogra curd producers make high profit during Eid festival

Emdadul Haque September 07, 2017 00:48:45

BOGRA, Sept 06: Curd producers of Bogra district are making high profit during the Eid occasion.According the local source, around 400 small, middle and big curd industry have been set up in all twelv...

Modern tech helps boost output of Thai guava

Roving Correspondent September 07, 2017 00:48:02

The Thai guava peasants of Tentulia under Panchagarh are happy over the good market price of the fruit this season. Sources said farmers can harvest the fruit within a few months of the plantation...

Wastes of sacrificial animals bring fortune for traders

Adnan Hossain Bhuiyan September 07, 2017 00:43:32

Wastes of sacrificial animals produced during Eid-ul-Azha have brought fortune for scavengers and seasonal traders as the entrepreneurs of the informal sector have been exporting tonnes of processed w...

Govt set to import 0.2m tonnes of wheat from Russia

Talha Bin Habib September 07, 2017 00:42:27

The government is set to import 0.2 million tonnes of wheat from Russia under government to government (G2G) arrangement, officials said. A proposal in this regard now awaits approval from the cab...

Turkey’s First Lady coming to BD to see Rohingya plight

-- September 06, 2017 21:55:06

Turkey's First Lady Emine Erdogan will arrive in Dhaka early Thursday to meet Rohingya Muslims who fled persecution in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, reports bdnews24.com.   Turkish Deputy Prim...

Businesses struggle to access sufficient credit: ADB

-- September 06, 2017 19:32:07

Businesses of all sizes continue to struggle to access sufficient credit, resulting in a global trade finance gap of $1.5 trillion in 2016, according to an Asian Development Bank (ADB) brief released...

Bangladesh summons Myanmar envoy

-- September 06, 2017 18:56:56

The government summoned the Myanmar envoy in Dhaka on Wednesday to express protest the latest influx of Myanmar nationals into Bangladesh.   Bangladesh also expressed concerns over the reported...

Rohingya influx: Hasina for UN intervention

-- September 06, 2017 18:35:09

Bangladesh wants the United Nations’ intervention for sending back the Myanmar refugees, who fled the country in the wake of violence in Rakhine state. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made the cal...

Five die from electrocution in Narsingdi

-- September 06, 2017 17:47:46

Five people died after being electrocuted at a filling station in Narsingdi.   The incident was reported on Wednesday in the central district of Narsingdi, some 50km northeast from capital Dhak...

Court indicts MP Rana over AL leader murder

-- September 06, 2017 17:31:34

A Tangail court indicted ruling party MP Amanur Rahman Khan Rana for the murder of a freedom fighter.   On Jan 18, 2013, Awami League leader Faruk Ahmed's bullet-riddled body was found in front...