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Three die as two motorcyclists clash in Dinajpur

Three die as two motorcyclists clash in Dinajpur

-- 2018-04-29 10:40:14

At least three people were killed and one injured in a head-on a collision between two motorcycles on Dinajpur-Gobindaganj highway at Jaliapara in Sadar upazila on Saturday afternoon. The deceased we...

Police arrest four Nigerians in Sylhet

Police arrest four Nigerians in Sylhet

-- 2018-04-29 10:36:59

Police have arrested four citizens of Nigeria from Mila Tila area in Jaintiapur upazila for intruding into Bangladesh illegally. The arrestees have been identified as Ovi Chisom Enest, 35, Ashachi Li...

Suspect in 15 cases dies in Satkhira ‘gunfight’

Suspect in 15 cases dies in Satkhira ‘gunfight’

-- 2018-04-29 10:34:39

A man accused in over a dozen cases has been killed in an alleged shootout with police in Abaderhat area of Sadar upazila in Satkhira early Sunday. The deceased was identified as Nabab Ali, son of Mu...

Inordinate delay in RMG raw materials' delivery at CCH

Inordinate delay in RMG raw materials' delivery at CCH

Pankaj Dastider 2018-04-29 09:39:05

The importers of raw materials for readymade garment units are facing trouble releasing their goods imported on the free-of-cost (FOC) basis due to alleged dilly-dallying tactics of officials concerne...

Life insurers facing capital shortfall

Life insurers facing capital shortfall

Rezaul Karim 2018-04-29 09:26:30

Country's insurance companies, especially life insurers, are facing a huge capital shortfall due to a drop in the rate of interest on their invested fund, officials said. "Currently, the life insuran...

36th BCS non-cadre aspirants demand completion of recruitment

36th BCS non-cadre aspirants demand completion of recruitment

-- 2018-04-28 21:52:36

A total of 1,431 non-cadre aspirants of 36th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) on Saturday asked the concerned authorities to complete the 100 per cent appointment of their batch before publishing the re...

Fahim now turning fortune wheel of his family doing outsourcing work

Fahim now turning fortune wheel of his family doing outsourcing work

Our Correspondent 2018-04-28 21:43:32

MAGURA, Apr 28: Disabled Fahimul Karim is now turning the fortune wheel of his family with outsourcing work. Fahimul is the son of Rezaul Karim in village Sitarampur under Magura sadar upazila. Fahimu...

Bumper peanut output likely in Gopalganj, Rajshahi

Bumper peanut output likely in Gopalganj, Rajshahi

Our Correspondent 2018-04-28 21:42:58

GOPALGANJ, Apr 28: Farmers of Boiltali union under Gopalganj Sadar are expecting a bumper production of 'Dhaka-1' peanut variety this season.Santosh Biswas, sub-assistant agriculture officer of Boilta...

Tabligh Jamaat factions clash in Kakrail

Tabligh Jamaat factions clash in Kakrail

-- 2018-04-28 21:37:25

Two factions of the Tabligh Jamaat have clashed over an old conflict at Dhaka’s Kakrail Mosque, the group’s Bangladesh headquarters. The conflict resurfaced on Saturday morning between th...

Miscreants hack Bangladeshi dead in Italy

Miscreants hack Bangladeshi dead in Italy

-- 2018-04-28 21:25:32

Some unidentified muggers hacked an expatriate Bangladeshi to death and injured two others in Italy's Milan on Friday. The deceased was identified as Shamsul Haque Swapan, 33, son of Abdus Salam, hai...

UNSC delegation arrives in Cox's Bazar

UNSC delegation arrives in Cox's Bazar

-- 2018-04-28 21:13:36

A delegation of United Nations Security Council has arrived in Bangladesh to see the plight of the Rohingyas from Myanmar now living in makeshift camps in Cox's Bazar. The 15-member team reached the...

Emphasis on more involvement of women in agriculture

Emphasis on more involvement of women in agriculture

-- 2018-04-28 21:00:49

Speaker of the parliament Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury Saturday emphasised on enhancing women engagement in agriculture for sustainable progress of the country. "It would be easier to attain sustainab...

College student found dead in Lalmonirhat

College student found dead in Lalmonirhat

-- 2018-04-28 20:39:11

Police recovered the body of a college student from a field near his house at Tentulia under Kaliganj upazila in Lalmonirhat on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Abu Hasan, 20, a first year st...

Seven out of world's 10 top green garment factories in BD: BGMEA

Seven out of world's 10 top green garment factories in BD: BGMEA

-- 2018-04-28 20:34:59

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) President Md Siddiqur Rahman has said seven out of world's top ten green factories are situated in Bangladesh. The BGMEA leader made...

PM leaves Sydney for home Sunday

PM leaves Sydney for home Sunday

-- 2018-04-28 20:30:26

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves here for Dhaka on Sunday afternoon wrapping up her three-day official visit to Australia. A Thai airways plane carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage will l...

Australia to continue support to resolve Rohingya crisis

Australia to continue support to resolve Rohingya crisis

-- 2018-04-28 20:09:02

Australia will continue its support to Bangladesh for resolving the Rohingya crisis. Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull made assurance at a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at his res...

Govt to turn all jails into correction centres: Anisul Huq

Govt to turn all jails into correction centres: Anisul Huq

-- 2018-04-28 19:37:45

The government is going to formulate a new law and amend the existing prison rules to turn all the jails of the country into correction centres. Law Minister Anisul Huq came up with the remark while...

Bangladeshi passport holder Rohingyas tarnishing country’s image: Minister

Bangladeshi passport holder Rohingyas tarnishing country’s image: Minister

FE Online Report 2018-04-28 19:25:11

Around 250,000 Bangladeshi passport holder Rohingyas, currently residing abroad, are involved in various criminal activities and tarnishing the country’s image, said expatriates’ welfare m...

Buddha Purnima Sunday

Buddha Purnima Sunday

-- 2018-04-28 19:04:00

Buddha Purnima, the biggest religious festival of the Buddhist community, will be celebrated across the country on Sunday. Buddha Purnima marks Gautama Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death. On thi...

Another loses limb in bus accident on Dhaka flyover

Another loses limb in bus accident on Dhaka flyover

-- 2018-04-28 18:42:14

A man has lost his leg after being hit by a bus on the Mayor Mohammad Hanif flyover in Dhaka’s Jatrabari on Saturday. The victim is identified as Md Russell, 25, says a bdnews24 report. He is...

2,429 cases filed over traffic rule violations

2,429 cases filed over traffic rule violations

-- 2018-04-28 18:30:06

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in a daylong drive on Thursday filed 2,429 cases on charges of traffic rule violation. Traffic division in their simultaneous drives on the city streets also realised...

Ensure Khaleda's treatment at United Hospital: Fakhrul

Ensure Khaleda's treatment at United Hospital: Fakhrul

-- 2018-04-28 17:29:59

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has urged the government to ensure 'better treatment' of Khaleda Zia at United Hospital in the capital. The BNP leader made the demand after meeting...

Khaleda may get crippled, lose eyesight: fears physicians

Khaleda may get crippled, lose eyesight: fears physicians

-- 2018-04-28 16:34:26

BNP on Saturday alleged that the party's ‘critically ill’ Chairperson Khaleda Zia cannot be taken to a specialised hospital for better treatment as a file in this regard are stuck at the P...

Female farmer pioneers purple rice farming in Gaibandha

Female farmer pioneers purple rice farming in Gaibandha

-- 2018-04-28 16:13:26

Dulali Begum, a resident of Surandah village at Ramjibon union in Sundarganj upazila, has set an example and generated huge interest among local farmers cultivating purple rice. Purple rice is a rare...

AL leader among nine accused of killing JL activist

AL leader among nine accused of killing JL activist

-- 2018-04-28 14:18:22

The family of Juba League activist Farid Islam, who was killed in a shootout over the control of a cable TV business in Chattogram, has filed a case against nine people, including an Awami League lead...

Rohingya camps face ‘life threatening’ funding crisis

Rohingya camps face ‘life threatening’ funding crisis

-- 2018-04-28 13:46:33

Rohingya refugee camps are under imminent threat, unless urgent funding is secured in the next six weeks, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has warned. “Without new funding,...

116 families overcome poverty in Nilphamari

116 families overcome poverty in Nilphamari

-- 2018-04-28 13:32:10

Some 116 extremely poor families came out from the vicious cycle of poverty in Sarkerpara village under Ramnagar union of Sadar upazila in Nilphamari district. The villagers who used to lead very mis...

BRTA starts replacing old autorickshaws with new ones

BRTA starts replacing old autorickshaws with new ones

-- 2018-04-28 11:44:46

The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has begun replacing several thousand old autorickshaws, sometimes referred to as ‘moving bombs’, in Dhaka and Chattogram. The process began...

BCL leader ‘beats up’ RU student

BCL leader ‘beats up’ RU student

-- 2018-04-28 10:48:23

A Rajshahi University student sustained injuries as a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) allegedly beat him up on Friday evening. Jihad Hossain, a 4th year student of Anthropology Department s...

Criminal dies in Mymensingh ‘shootout’

Criminal dies in Mymensingh ‘shootout’

-- 2018-04-28 10:32:47

A suspect in at least eight cases has been killed in an alleged shootout following his arrest in Mymensingh. The shootout occurred early on Saturday, when police had taken Kala Chan, 38, on a raid in...