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Police recover buried body from abandoned house

Police recover buried body from abandoned house

-- 2017-11-07 01:48:13

Police recovered the dead body of a man from an abandoned house at Chupua village in Nangalkot upazila of Comilla on early Tuesday five days after he had gone missing. The deceased was identified as...

‘Pirate’ dies in gunfight with RAB

‘Pirate’ dies in gunfight with RAB

-- 2017-11-07 01:44:26

A top leader of a pirate gang was killed in a gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Chunkuri Khal in Sundarbans under Satkhira range on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified...

Dhaka condemns Houthi missile attack on Riyadh

Dhaka condemns Houthi missile attack on Riyadh

-- 2017-11-07 01:39:06

Bangladesh has expressed deep concern at the reported ballistic missile attack by the Houthi rebels targeting the King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh which was successfully intercepted by the...

DB rescue man three months after abduction

DB rescue man three months after abduction

FE Online Desk 2017-11-07 01:26:46

Detective branch of police rescued Hanif Palwan (35), son of late Riaz Uddin, near Bypail-Abdullahpur highway in Savar’s Ashulia Market area on Tuesday morning three months after his abduction....

Air pollution ‘causing kidney disease’ in millions

Air pollution ‘causing kidney disease’ in millions

Xinhua 2017-11-06 12:58:26

The global toll of chronic kidney disease (CKD) attributable to air pollution has reached more than 10 million each year, a new study revealed. The study was presented by the American Society of Neph...

Police nab 16 accused in Habiganj

Police nab 16 accused in Habiganj

-- 2017-11-06 12:31:09

Police in separate drives from Sunday night to this morning, nabbed 16 persons including 14 warranted accused from different areas of the district. The accused were picked up from different areas of...

Comilla road mishap leaves two dead

Comilla road mishap leaves two dead

FE Online Desk 2017-11-06 12:24:17

Two people were killed and four others were wounded when a Sonapur-bound Himachal Paribahan bus from Dhaka hit them while area they were crossing the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Comilla’s Daudka...

Robi receives ultimatum over huge unpaid VAT

Robi receives ultimatum over huge unpaid VAT

Doulot Akter Mala 2017-11-06 12:00:00

Government's revenue authority served Sunday five demand notices on telecom-operator Robi Axiata Limited for realising Tk 9.24 billion in unpaid VAT. Officials said the Value Added Tax (VAT) authorit...

Saudi prince dies in chopper crash

Saudi prince dies in chopper crash

BBC 2017-11-06 12:00:00

A Saudi prince has been killed when the helicopter he was travelling in crashed near the border with Yemen, state television reported. Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, the deputy governor of Asir province,...

College student ‘kills self’ in Barisal

College student ‘kills self’ in Barisal

FE Online Desk 2017-11-06 12:00:00

A college student reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself with ceiling fan at his own residence in Uttar Bogra Road area of Barisal on Sunday. The deceased Nayan Sarkar (18) was an HSC second...

SC rejects Khaleda's plea to change court

SC rejects Khaleda's plea to change court

-- 2017-11-06 12:00:00

Hearing of Zia Orphanage graft case will be held in the same court, says a top court order. A five-member bench led by acting Chief Justice M Wahab Miah passed the order on Monday. The order follo...

B’Baria UNO foils child marriage

B’Baria UNO foils child marriage

FE Online Desk 2017-11-06 12:00:00

A ninth-grader girl was saved from the curse of untimely wedlock by the intervention of Brahmanbaria’s Bancharampur upazila administration. Parvin Akhter, a student of Ruposdi Brindabon School...

Private university student dies after attack

Private university student dies after attack

-- 2017-11-06 12:00:00

A private university student has died after he came under an attack by a group of his acquaintances at Madhya Badda in the capital Dhaka on Monday morning. Twenty-four-year-old Nasim Ahmed was a thir...

Wage Earners Welfare Board introduces comprehensive ERP system

Wage Earners Welfare Board introduces comprehensive ERP system

FE Online Desk 2017-11-06 12:00:00

Wage Earners Welfare Board (WEWB) has recently introduced a comprehensive ERP system, the first of its kind by a government organisation in the country. The commissioning ceremony of the ERP system...

Teenager dies after being stabbed

Teenager dies after being stabbed

-- 2017-11-06 12:00:00

A teenage boy was stabbed to death in Jinjira Namabari area of Keraniganj upazila of Dhaka on Sunday night. The deceased was Md Omar Faruk (16), son of Md Khalil, a tenant of the area hailing from Ch...

Govt plans global  appeal for Rohingya aid

Govt plans global appeal for Rohingya aid

FE Online Report 2017-11-06 12:00:00

Bangladesh government will seek support from the Asian Development Bank, as also from other international donors, in tackling the Rohingya refugee crisis, said Finance Minister AMA Muhith. “We...

Cabinet approves draft wage earners' board law

Cabinet approves draft wage earners' board law

-- 2017-11-06 12:00:00

The government plans to give a legal shape to the wage earners' board to ensure the welfare of Bangladeshi citizens living abroad. The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of 'The Wage Earners' Board...

2018 to see 22 public holidays

2018 to see 22 public holidays

-- 2017-11-06 12:00:00

The cabinet on Monday approved 22 public holidays for the year 2018. The approval was given in the weekly meeting of the cabinet held at Prime Minister's office with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in...

Blue Whale claims another teenager's life

Blue Whale claims another teenager's life

-- 2017-11-06 12:00:00

A teenager allegedly addicted to online game "Blue Whale" committed suicide in Kashiani upazila in Gopalganj on Monday.  The victim is identified as Rafiqul Islam Partha, 15, son of Abul Hossain...

US, Canadian teams talk politics with Khaleda

US, Canadian teams talk politics with Khaleda

-- 2017-11-06 12:00:00

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia had separate meetings with USA and Canadian delegations on Monday. During the talks with a Canadian parliamentary delegation, they told the BNP chief that their country wa...

CPA to focus on Rohingya issue today

CPA to focus on Rohingya issue today

-- 2017-11-06 12:00:00

Commonwealth parliamentarians will focus on Rohingya issue at the general assembly of the 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) today (Tuesday). Deputy Speaker Fazle Rabbi Mia, also the He...

“Thor: Ragnarok” smashes weekend box office

“Thor: Ragnarok” smashes weekend box office

Reuters 2017-11-06 11:38:07

Disney-Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok” is heading for a stellar opening weekend with $121 million at 4,080 North American locations -- the fourth best launch of 2017. The third Thor movie...

CJ's resuming duties a far cry: AG

CJ's resuming duties a far cry: AG

-- 2017-11-06 10:47:09

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam reiterated that it is highly unlikely for Chief Justice SK Sinha to rejoin office as the other Appellate Division judges refused to sit with him. "I'd earlier said SK S...

Police arrest one with arms in Jessore

Police arrest one with arms in Jessore

-- 2017-11-06 10:40:03

Police arrested one with a double-barrel shooter gun and one bullet from Mohiskura Bazar in Sharsha upazila on Monday night. The arrested was identified as Ikramul Haque, 25, son of Sharbat Ali of Ic...

BPC plans fuel oil imports borrowing $700m

BPC plans fuel oil imports borrowing $700m

Rezaul Karim 2017-11-06 10:26:24

Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) moves to borrow US$ 700 million from International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) to import fuel oils for the calendar year 2018, officials said. The...

Fair market price delights  Sirajganj radish peasants

Fair market price delights Sirajganj radish peasants

Roving Correspondent 2017-11-06 09:09:23

SIRAJGANJ, Nov 6: The ultra-poor radish growers of the district are happy over the fair market prices this season. Sources said radish is being sold at Tk 40 to Tk 50 in the retail market while the...

CTTC team arrests blogger Avijit murder accused

CTTC team arrests blogger Avijit murder accused

-- 2017-11-06 04:26:38

Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit (CTTC) members has arrested an accused in a case filed over the killing of blogger and writer Avijit Roy. The law enforcers arrested the accused, Abu Si...

Khaleda’s leave to appeal verdict Thursday 

Khaleda’s leave to appeal verdict Thursday 

-- 2017-11-06 01:32:40

The Supreme Court has set Thursday to deliver its verdict on the leave to appeal filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking stay of the proceedings in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. A five-member...

Joypurhat growers farming Bari-1 Malta on experimental basis

Joypurhat growers farming Bari-1 Malta on experimental basis

Roving Correspondent 2017-11-05 12:00:00

  JOYPURHAT, Nov 05: Some farmers in the district have been cultivating Bari-1 Malta on an experimental basis over the last couple of years. Taking short-term training sessions the farmers st...

Service rules: Law Minister seeks meeting with justices

Service rules: Law Minister seeks meeting with justices

FE Online Desk 2017-11-05 12:00:00

Law Minister Annisul Huq wants to sit with the top court judges on Thursday to end the longs-standing complexity over the issuance of the gazette on the service rules for lower court judges. The cour...