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Water levels of major rivers falling

Water levels of major rivers falling

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-10 13:33:38

Some major rivers, especially the Padma, Meghna, Kaliganga, Atrai, and Dhaleswari are still flowing above the danger mark until Friday morning, according to the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (F...

Seven tourists rescued from Kaptai Lake after calling 999 for help

Seven tourists rescued from Kaptai Lake after calling 999 for help

-- 2021-09-10 13:18:15

Police rescued seven tourists, including women and children, as they got stuck in an engine boat in the Kaptai Lake on Thursday night after they had made a call to the national emergency service numbe...

Bangladesh to get 0.27m AstraZeneca doses from Bulgaria

Bangladesh to get 0.27m AstraZeneca doses from Bulgaria

-- 2021-09-10 12:36:35

Bulgaria will donate 270,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Bangladesh. The vaccine doses are likely to arrive in Dhaka soon, most probably next week. Bangladesh will bear the delivery costs of...

Half of Bangladesh’s suicide victims aged 20-35

Half of Bangladesh’s suicide victims aged 20-35

SM NAJMUS SAKIB 2021-09-10 11:43:05

Struggling with real-life problems, more Bangladeshi people of working age have a tendency to take their lives than those who actually commit suicide, studies suggest. Around 10,000 people kill thems...

Bamboo-made bridge over Chikli river collapses

Bamboo-made bridge over Chikli river collapses

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-09-10 11:23:28

Over 25,000 people, including traders, have been suffering due to the collapse of a bamboo bridge over the Chikli river under Taraganj upazila in Rangpur. As a result, the commuters have to travel an...

Flash flood leaves many marooned in Chandpur

Flash flood leaves many marooned in Chandpur

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-09-10 11:12:30

Flashflood submerged vast areas in Chandpur sadar, Haimchar and Matlab Uttar upazilas amid onrush of waters from upper-riparian areas, leaving many marooned. Low-lying areas in the district town have...

Chattogram-Cox's Bazar rail line to be completed in 2024: Official

Chattogram-Cox's Bazar rail line to be completed in 2024: Official

NAZIMUDDIN SHYAMOL 2021-09-10 11:04:53

Construction work on a project launched in 2011 to set up 129-kilometre-long railway tracks from Chattogram to Cox's Bazar is going on in full swing now after halts multiple times during coronavirus...

Minor girl 'raped' in Chattogram

Minor girl 'raped' in Chattogram

-- 2021-09-09 21:55:15

An  11- year old madrasa girl was hospitalised on Thursday, two days after she was  allegedly raped in Amnagan area of Chattogram, her family said. Even though the alleged sexual assault to...

‘Propaganda couldn’t stop establishing Safari Park at Lathitila’

‘Propaganda couldn’t stop establishing Safari Park at Lathitila’

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-09 20:11:00

No propaganda could obstruct the establishment of Bangabandhu Safari Park at Lathitila in Juri upazila, said Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md. Shahab Uddin.  The safari park i...

Dengue: One more die, 317 hospitalised in 24 hrs

Dengue: One more die, 317 hospitalised in 24 hrs

-- 2021-09-09 20:01:10

Dengue claimed one more life in 24 hours till Thursday morning,  raising the death toll from the mosquito-borne fever to 54. Besides, 317 patients were hospitalised with dengue caused by Aedes m...

BPSC publishes 42nd BCS results, recommends 4,000 as assistant surgeons

BPSC publishes 42nd BCS results, recommends 4,000 as assistant surgeons

-- 2021-09-09 19:43:10

The Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) has published the final results of the 42nd special Bangladesh Civil Service examinations, recommending the appointment of 4,000 doctors as assistant su...

Policy towards Afghan depends on its attitudes, says Momen

Policy towards Afghan depends on its attitudes, says Momen

-- 2021-09-09 18:52:37

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said Bangladesh will decide its policy towards Afghanistan independently after observing the situation, their attitudes and policies but no terrorists wi...

Experts urge caution as third wave looms

Experts urge caution as third wave looms

-- 2021-09-09 18:33:52

Although the Covid infection rate continues to fall signalling the control of the second wave in Bangladesh, experts think there is no room for complacency as they fear the third wave of the virus may...

Bangladesh logs 58 new virus deaths, 2,588 cases

Bangladesh logs 58 new virus deaths, 2,588 cases

-- 2021-09-09 18:11:06

Bangladesh has registered 58 new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, taking the total toll to 26,794. The COVID-19 caseload surged to 1,524,890 after 2,588 people tested positive for the disease in the 24...

Suspension of private school teachers must not exceed six months: HC

Suspension of private school teachers must not exceed six months: HC

-- 2021-09-09 17:12:53

The High Court says that the suspension of any teacher from an approved private school, college or madrasa cannot exceed six months. In a decision on Thursday, the court also instructed that the six-...

Police arrest suspended CID sub-inspector for robbery

Police arrest suspended CID sub-inspector for robbery

-- 2021-09-09 16:30:28

The Detective Branch has arrested former CID Sub-Inspector Aksadur Zaman over allegations of involvement in a robbery near the Dhaka airport last year. Aksadur was arrested in Shathibari Bazar in Ran...

Court acquits journalist Probir Sikdar in ICT case

Court acquits journalist Probir Sikdar in ICT case

-- 2021-09-09 16:25:25

A Dhaka court has acquitted journalist Probir Sikdar in an ICT case filed over ‘defaming’ former LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain on Facebook. Dhaka Cyber Tribuna...

PM blasts those damaged houses built for homeless   

PM blasts those damaged houses built for homeless   

-- 2021-09-09 16:24:12

Sharply criticising those who have hammered down the houses built under Ashrayan Project-2 for the homeless people, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said she has the full enquiry report on the misdeed...

Khondker M Talha next Bangladesh ambassador to France

Khondker M Talha next Bangladesh ambassador to France

FE ONLINE DESK   2021-09-09 14:57:52

The government has decided to appoint Mr Khondker M Talha, currently serving as the Director General of East Asia and Pacific Wing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as the next ambassador of Banglad...

978 women raped in eight months in Bangladesh: Report

978 women raped in eight months in Bangladesh: Report

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-09 13:55:26

Bangladesh witnessed an alarming rise in the number of rape incidents of women during January-August 2021 compared to the same period of 2020, according to a report of an independent rights body. At...

Mobile internet users increase by 2.79 million in July

Mobile internet users increase by 2.79 million in July

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-09 12:03:29

The number of mobile internet users in Bangladesh increased by 2.79 million in the month of July, according to the statistics of the country's telecom regulator. The Bangladesh Telecommunication and...

Police must believe human life is very precious, says High Court

Police must believe human life is very precious, says High Court

FE REPORT 2021-09-09 11:10:26

The High Court (HC) in a full text of an order observed that the police department must have to believe human life is very precious. So a police officer has to think first about the legal and basic is...

ALBD web team launches 'Thank You, PM' campaign marking her birthday

ALBD web team launches 'Thank You, PM' campaign marking her birthday

-- 2021-09-09 10:30:26

'Thank you, PM', a campaign to celebrate the birthday of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has been launched once more, inviting everyone to take part in the campaign by capturing and sending a thank-note...

Dhaka begs global bodies for vaccine equality

Dhaka begs global bodies for vaccine equality

FE REPORT 2021-09-09 09:47:27

Bangladesh has urged the international community to address vaccine inequality holistically to ensure a smooth post-pandemic recovery, a foreign ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday. "Bangladesh F...

Bangladesh still observing Afghanistan situation, Shahriar says

Bangladesh still observing Afghanistan situation, Shahriar says

-- 2021-09-08 23:13:10

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam has said Bangladesh is not taking a decision right now on whether to welcome or not welcome the interim government in Afghanistan formed by the Taliban...

High Court orders inclusion of Bangabandhu’s March 7 speech in syllabus

High Court orders inclusion of Bangabandhu’s March 7 speech in syllabus

-- 2021-09-08 22:44:11

The High Court has ordered the government to include Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s historic March 7 speech of 1971 in the national curriculum. The government will have to form a committee...

Ferry services on Shimulia-Banglabazar route suspended

Ferry services on Shimulia-Banglabazar route suspended

-- 2021-09-08 22:19:54

Ferry services on the Shimulia-Banglabazar route will remain suspended until the Padma calms as strong currents on the river make the crossing risky, State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhur...

Another Indian Oxygen Express arrives with 200 tonnes of medical oxygen

Another Indian Oxygen Express arrives with 200 tonnes of medical oxygen

-- 2021-09-08 21:47:34

Indian Railways’ fifteenth Oxygen Express arrived in Bangladesh carrying 200 MT of liquid medical oxygen on Wednesday. The special train set out from India through the Petrapole port carrying 1...

Removing Bangladesh from red list to be discussed in BD-UK meeting Thursday

Removing Bangladesh from red list to be discussed in BD-UK meeting Thursday

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-08 20:37:59

Removing Bangladesh from the red list will be a key issue that will be discussed in the Bangladesh-UK foreign secretary-level meeting scheduled to be held on Thursday, officials have said. In the mee...

Abrar killing: 25 accused indicted again

Abrar killing: 25 accused indicted again

-- 2021-09-08 19:44:14

A Dhaka tribunal on Wednesday framed charges against 25 accused in the case filed in connection with the killing of Abrar Fahad, a student of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet)...