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Onion ring busted in Ctg

NAZIMUDDIN SHYAMOL November 06, 2019 10:21:16

CHATTOGRAM: A commerce ministry drive has uncovered a 16-member syndicate behind the sharp price hike in Chattogram and adjacent areas. The syndicate is importing onion at a price of Tk 42 per kg and...

Body recovered from collapsed building in Narayanganj

-- November 05, 2019 21:30:17

Fire Service rescuers recovered the body of a missing boy from a four-storey under-construction building that collapsed two days ago, reports bdnews24.com. Wahid, 12, was found dead on the constructi...

Five Pabna youths’ endeavour to become self-reliant

ROVING CORRESPODENT November 05, 2019 21:16:45

PABNA, Nov 05: Five youths in the district are bearing their educational expenses by rearing ducks. Locals said Suman Ali, a student of Pabna Government Edward College, Ruhul Amin, a first year stude...

‘Rohingyas won’t be forced to go to Bhashan Char’

-- November 05, 2019 20:37:18

Mentioning that Rohingyas will have a better living in Bhashan Char once relocated there, Bangladesh on Tuesday said it will not force any of the displaced people to avail of the relocation opportunit...

'Facilitate broadcast of Bangladeshi private TV channels in India'

-- November 05, 2019 20:07:29

Bangladesh has urged India to remove the barriers on broadcasting Bangladeshi private television channels in India's West Bengal state and other parts of the country. Information Minister Dr Hasan Ma...

60 detained with deer traps at Sundarbans

-- November 05, 2019 19:33:48

The forest department has detained 60 people with deer traps and trawlers on their way to the Sundarbans for hunting ahead of the Rash Festival, reports bdnews24.com.  They were taken into custo...

'Micro insurance schemes necessary to tackle climate change risks'

-- November 05, 2019 19:17:10

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said introduction of micro insurance schemes is necessary to tackle the risks of climate change as it will benefit the people of lower income group affected by natural...

Three Japanese firms take part in tender for Bangabandhu Rail Bridge

-- November 05, 2019 18:38:40

Three Japanese construction companies have taken part in tender process of the Bangabandhu Rail Bridge, to be constructed over the Jamuna River in parallel with the existing Bangabandhu Bridge stretch...

Bangladesh national anthem goes Sanskrit in Assam: The Hindu

FE Online Report November 05, 2019 17:39:38

The national anthem of Bangladesh has been given a Sanskrit makeover in the Indian state of Assam on the eighth death anniversary of Bhupen Hazarika, report The Hindu. Hazarika is a singer and cultur...

Healthcare at jails hit hard by physician shortage

-- November 05, 2019 17:18:53

There are 10 physicians against 141 posts at 68 jails across the country while the number of inmates is 86,998 against the accommodation capacity of 40,664, said the Department of Prisons. The inform...

Five remanded over Dhanmandi double-murder

-- November 05, 2019 17:11:29

A Dhaka court on placed five people on five-day remand in a case lodged over recent double-murder that took place in capital’s Dhanmandi area. The five accused are- housemaid Survi Akter Nahida...

US acting asst secy, USAID dep administrator in city

-- November 05, 2019 15:50:58

US acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells and US Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick have arrived in Dhaka. They began t...

Jahangirnagar University shut sine die

-- November 05, 2019 15:21:57

Jahangirnagar University (JU) has been closed sine die in the wake of an attack allegedly launched by members of the BCL (Bangladesh Chhatra League) JU unit on the students confining the vice chancell...

ECNEC clears Tk 34.49b project to ensure nuclear plant safety

-- November 05, 2019 15:12:27

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved six projects, including Tk 34.49 billion (3,449.05 crore) Physical Protection System (PPS) Project to Rooppur Nucle...

Rifat murder: Two accused denied HC bail

-- November 05, 2019 15:04:14

The High Court on Tuesday denied bail to two accused, including an underage one, in Rifat Sharif murder case. Those denied bail are Rafiul Islam Rabbi and Nazmul Hasan, 14, a class-X student. The HC...

Tension escalates at JU as  ‘BCL men’, protesters fight

-- November 05, 2019 13:58:36

An unspecified number of students and teachers were injured in a clash between protesting students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) and ‘VC-backed teachers and Chhatra League men’ on Tuesd...

Acquire world-class skills, President to BAF members

-- November 05, 2019 13:56:50

President Abdul Hamid has urged the members of Bangladesh Air Force(BAF) to acquire world-class skills to uphold the dignity of the country. "Attaining professional skills is very important for you....

BD 'extrajudicial' killings triple in one year: Amnesty

-- November 05, 2019 13:18:06

Bangladeshi authorities have allegedly killed 466 people in 2018 under the guise of an anti-drugs campaign in what appears to be a wave of extrajudicial executions. There are allegations of enforced...

Forest officials detain 60 ‘deer poachers’ in Sundarbans

-- November 05, 2019 12:01:22

Forest Department officials detained 60 suspected deer poachers while entering the Sundarbans with hunting equipment in three trawlers in Joymoni area of Chandpai Range early Tuesday. Tipped off that...

Khoka’s body to arrive from US Thursday

-- November 05, 2019 11:28:47

The body of BNP leader and former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation Sadeque Hossain Khoka is expected to arrive in Dhaka from the USA on Thursday morning.  A flight of Emirates Airlines...

Dengue claims woman’s life in Khulna

-- November 05, 2019 11:02:02

A woman died of dengue at Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) early Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Sabita, 40, wife of Haradhan of Keshabpur upazila in Jashore. Dr Shoilendranath Biswas,...

Korean cos to invest $ 500m in EZ

FE REPORT November 05, 2019 10:56:18

South Korean businesses have expressed the interest to establish an industrial park in Bangladesh's Economic Zone (EZ) to set up factories for manufacturing apparel, leather products and ornaments. A...

Sylhet to mark 100 years of Tagore’s visit

Iqbal Siddiquee November 04, 2019 21:31:11

SYLHET, Nov 04: In commemoration of 100 years of the visit of great poet Rabindranath Tagore to Sylhet, a three-day colourful programme has been taken up in the north-eastern city. Prime Minister S...

40-year-old bridge turns into a death trap

ROVING CORRESPONDENT November 04, 2019 21:27:47

JOYPURHAT, Nov 04: More than 40-year-old concrete bridge over the Shiholy canal in the Durgapur area under Kalai upazila of the district has turned into a death trap due to lack of repair work. A goo...

Metro rail tracks set to be installed in November

-- November 04, 2019 20:45:54

Authorities are preparing to lay the tracks for metro rail link from Uttara to Agargaon at the end of November. A sample train will be set up in metro rail depot in Diyabari in January to familiarise...

WB praises progress of digitisation in Bangladesh

FE ONLINE REPORT November 04, 2019 20:34:56

The World Bank (WB) on Monday praised the progress of digitisation in the country.  Their appreciations came during a meeting with State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak at the conference roo...

State minister urges pilots to ensure flight safety

-- November 04, 2019 18:49:52

Highly lauding efficiency of Bangladeshi pilots, State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism M Mahbub Ali has urged pilots to identify different challenges in improving flight safety standards in or...

1,239 cases filed over traffic rule violation in Oct

FE Online Report November 04, 2019 18:24:27

Mobile courts of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) filed 1,239 cases against vehicles, and realised around Tk 2.67 million as fine for violating traffic rules during drives in October 2019....

Cabinet approves policy for proper use of HR dev fund

-- November 04, 2019 18:23:52

The Cabinet has approved the draft of the “National Human Resource Development Fund Usage Policy-2019” aimed at creating skilled manpower to accelerate the booming economy and meet the gro...

340,432 motorcycles registered this year

FE Online Report November 04, 2019 18:11:17

Some 340,432 motorcycles were registered in the first ten months of calendar year across the country, according to an official data. Of the total, 84,746 motorcycles were registered in Dhaka, Banglad...