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Chalan Beel traders eye boosting dry fish production

Chalan Beel traders eye boosting dry fish production

ROVING CORRESPONDENT, PABNA 2020-11-10 11:30:24

Fish traders in the Chalan Beel region that spreads through Pabna, Natore and Sirajganj districts expect a large production of dry fish this season from November to January, as water has receded resul...

35pc of returnee expats came from Saudia Arabia during pandemic

35pc of returnee expats came from Saudia Arabia during pandemic

FE Report 2020-11-10 10:27:55

The highest number of Bangladeshi expatriates returned home from Saudi Arabia during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a study. The study on the returnees conducted by Karmojibi Nari during the per...

President recalls Bangabandhu’s days in parliament

President recalls Bangabandhu’s days in parliament

-- 2020-11-09 20:09:28

President Md Abdul Hamid, who was the youngest and newest Member of Parliament after independence, has recalled Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s days in parliament. In h...

Land mutation to be completed within eight days of registration

Land mutation to be completed within eight days of registration

-- 2020-11-09 19:50:36

The cabinet has approved a proposal of introducing an automated system that will enable mutation of land within eight days of registration. The proposal was approved during the weekly meeting of the...

Momen hopeful of tripartite talks over Rohingya repatriation soon

Momen hopeful of tripartite talks over Rohingya repatriation soon

-- 2020-11-09 19:31:55

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Monday expressed optimism over the resumption of talks on Rohingya repatriation using a tripartite mechanism after the formation of a new government in Myanmar....

Three northern districts to produce orange-fleshed sweet potatoes

Three northern districts to produce orange-fleshed sweet potatoes

-- 2020-11-09 18:13:15

Farmers in Gaibandha, Kurigram and Rangpur are going to produce orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSPs), Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), during the current season. Gan Unnayan Kendra...

JS adopts condolence motion on deaths of noted persons

JS adopts condolence motion on deaths of noted persons

-- 2020-11-09 17:53:58

The Jatiya Sangsad (JS) today (Monday) unanimously adopted an obituary reference over the deaths of six distinguished personalities. Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury moved the obituary references...

Islamic Foundation urges Muslims to wear masks at mosques

Islamic Foundation urges Muslims to wear masks at mosques

-- 2020-11-09 17:51:42

In an effort to tackle the possible second wave of Covid-19, the Islamic Foundation on Monday urged Muslims to wear masks at mosques. It made the request a day after the government directed people of...

High Court orders collection of unpaid tax from internet-based platforms

High Court orders collection of unpaid tax from internet-based platforms

-- 2020-11-09 17:09:44

The High Court has ordered the authorities to collect revenue, including tax at source and other taxes on all sorts of transactions for advertisement, domain sale, licence and other fees, from interne...

Rohingya couple held with yaba tablets, Tk 11.7m

Rohingya couple held with yaba tablets, Tk 11.7m

-- 2020-11-09 16:44:14

The Rapid Action Battalion arrested a Rohingya couple and seized Tk 11.7 million and more than 5,000 yaba tablets from their possession during a raid on a house in Chattagram. The couple, Shawkat Isl...

Raihan’s death: Suspended SI Akbar held

Raihan’s death: Suspended SI Akbar held

-- 2020-11-09 16:13:16

Akbar Hossain, suspended sub-inspector of Bandarbazar Police Station who remained fugitive after the death of Raihan Ahmed allegedly in police custody, was arrested from Dona bordering area in Kanaigh...

Bangladesh reports 1,683 new Covid cases, 25 deaths

Bangladesh reports 1,683 new Covid cases, 25 deaths

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-11-09 15:52:51

Bangladesh has reported 1,683 Covid-19 cases and 25 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours to 8 am. With these, total deaths and cases now stand at 6,092 and 421,921 respectively, said the Directorate...

Mobile court fines eight people Tk 6,500 for not wearing mask in Khulna

Mobile court fines eight people Tk 6,500 for not wearing mask in Khulna

-- 2020-11-09 14:49:00

Amid the government’s efforts to raise awareness over the necessity of wearing masks to contain the spread of Covid-19, the local administration in Khulna conducted separate drives in different...

UGC appreciated for initiative to ensure quota for students with disabilities

UGC appreciated for initiative to ensure quota for students with disabilities

FE Online Report 2020-11-09 14:43:24

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has received a letter of appreciation from the students with special needs group following its move to ensure the reserved seats for the students in univers...

Man held with seven gold bars from bus at Teknaf checkpost

Man held with seven gold bars from bus at Teknaf checkpost

-- 2020-11-09 12:10:58

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Sunday arrested a man carrying seven gold bars after searching a Cox’s Bazar-bound bus at Haikong checkpost in Teknaf upazila of the district. The ar...

Mymensingh farmers can grow four crops in a year

Mymensingh farmers can grow four crops in a year

OUR CORRESPONDENT, MYMENSINGH 2020-11-09 12:00:40

Farmers in Mymensingh have been cultivating four seasonal crops, including mustard and jute invented by Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA), on the same land in a year. They are now bu...

Nine suffer burns in Chattogram house fire

Nine suffer burns in Chattogram house fire

-- 2020-11-09 11:40:31

At least nine people, including children, have been injured in a fire at a house in Chattogram. The fire broke out on the top floor of a six-storey building in Murad Chowdhury Bari neighbourhood on S...

Myanmar’s new government must ensure Rohingya repatriation, UK says

Myanmar’s new government must ensure Rohingya repatriation, UK says

-- 2020-11-09 11:37:02

The United Kingdom wants the new government in Myanmar to take steps towards safe, voluntary and dignified return of the Rohingya to their place of origin in Rakhine State addressing the root causes o...

Spinach bringing profit for Bogura farmers

Spinach bringing profit for Bogura farmers

Our Correspondent 2020-11-09 10:51:34

Farmers are making a substantial profit from the early winter variety spinach in Bogura district thanks to a bumper yield and fair market price of the vegetable. They are selling each kilogram of spi...

Malaysia’s entry ban on Bangladeshis to remain in force

Malaysia’s entry ban on Bangladeshis to remain in force

-- 2020-11-08 22:49:52

A temporary entry ban imposed by Malaysia on work permit holders from 23 countries, including Bangladesh, will remain in force until further notice. The government of Malaysia took the decision for t...

President congratulates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

President congratulates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

-- 2020-11-08 22:01:59

President M Abdul Hamid has congratulated his newly-elected United States counterpart Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris. In a congratulatory message, the President said the existing bilatera...

Train services with Sylhet resume after 23 hours

Train services with Sylhet resume after 23 hours

-- 2020-11-08 21:51:53

Train communication between Sylhet and other parts of the country was restored after 23 hours of suspension on Sunday after a freight train derailed at Satgaon Railway Station in Sreemangal upazila of...

Biden’s win and US-Bangladesh relations

Biden’s win and US-Bangladesh relations

-- 2020-11-08 21:45:22

Former Bangladeshi diplomats see little or no possibility of changes in Dhaka’s ties with Washington once president-elect Joe Biden takes the reins of the White House. Some believe the shift in...

RNPP contractor gets bail from highest court in graft case

RNPP contractor gets bail from highest court in graft case

-- 2020-11-08 21:17:36

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday upheld a High Court order that had granted bail to a government contractor in a case filed for graft in purchasing furniture and other household p...

Man arrested for raping housewife in Ctg

Man arrested for raping housewife in Ctg

Our Correspondent 2020-11-08 20:44:30

Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) arrested Sunday morning a man who allegedly raped a housewife at his house at Lalkhan Bazar area in the port city. The arrested person is identified as Mohammed M...

Speaker nominates five-member panel of chairmen for special JS session

Speaker nominates five-member panel of chairmen for special JS session

-- 2020-11-08 20:35:17

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Sunday nominated a five-member panel of chairmen for the Special Session, the 10th session of the 11th parliament. The panel members are ABul Kalam Azad, Biren...

HC gives probation to convict in landmark judgement  

HC gives probation to convict in landmark judgement  

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-11-08 19:59:27

The High Court on Sunday, for the first time ever, handed down a landmark judgement in a narcotics revision case by giving an opportunity of probation to a convict. On January 8, 2017, 45-year-old Mo...

Govt makes wearing face mask mandatory at places of worship

Govt makes wearing face mask mandatory at places of worship

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-11-08 19:06:35

The ministry of religious affairs on Sunday ordered everyone to strictly maintain the guideline of wearing a face mask at places of worship, including mosques. The order came in a notification from t...

Bangladesh expects stronger ties with US under Biden administration

Bangladesh expects stronger ties with US under Biden administration

-- 2020-11-08 17:52:34

Bangladesh expects that the Biden Administration will strengthen Bangladesh-US relations on core issues considering Bangladesh as a very powerful country geopolitically. "We hope the US (under the ne...

Bangladesh records 18 deaths, 1,474 new Covid cases

Bangladesh records 18 deaths, 1,474 new Covid cases

-- 2020-11-08 16:36:43

Bangladesh has recorded 18 more fatalities and 1,474 new cases of the novel coronavirus in last 24 hours. The death toll climbed to 6,067 while the tally of infections reached 420,238 in the 24 hours...