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Beyonce to play Nala in ‘The Lion King’

Beyonce to play Nala in ‘The Lion King’

BBC 2017-11-02 10:37:24

US singer Beyonce is to take a lead role in the remake of Disney's The Lion King. She will voice the role of lioness Nala, next to lead character Simba, played by Donald Glover. Beyonce used Faceboo...

Cops recover bullet-hit body of Lakshmipur terrorist

Cops recover bullet-hit body of Lakshmipur terrorist

FE Online Desk 2017-11-02 10:35:08

Bullet-hit body of a listed local top terrorist was recovered from Bater Pukurpar area of Balaishpur in Lakshmipur district town early Thursday. Officer-in-charge of Chandraganj Police Station, Md Mu...

BD to strongly raise climate issues in COP23

BD to strongly raise climate issues in COP23

-- 2017-11-02 10:31:27

Minister for Environment and Forests Anwar Hossain Manju said Thursday Bangladesh will strongly raise the climate change issues, including the Paris agreement, in the upcoming Conference of the Partie...

“It is power tariff adjustment, not hike”

“It is power tariff adjustment, not hike”

-- 2017-11-02 10:18:55

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid on Thursday claims that the government’s proposal to raise power tariff is solely for the purpose of adjustment.    "We aren't ra...

HSIA passenger capacity overrun likely next year

HSIA passenger capacity overrun likely next year

Munima Sultana 2017-11-02 09:53:40

Bangladesh's prime airport, Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), may get overcrowded with passengers far beyond its handling capacity next year for neglecting timely expansion. Sources said...

Customs recover gold bars from man’s stomach

Customs recover gold bars from man’s stomach

-- 2017-11-02 09:38:20

Customs officials on Wednesday night recovered eight gold bars weighing 800 grams from a passenger’s stomach at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the city. "We arrested a passenger name...

Speakers focus on bringing  well-off section under income  tax network in Gaibandha

Speakers focus on bringing well-off section under income tax network in Gaibandha

Our Correspondent 2017-11-02 09:16:35

GAIBANDHA, Nov 02: Speakers at a function on Thursday laid emphasis on the need for encouraging the people to pay income tax spontaneously to strengthen the national economy. If the solvent people...

Cauliflower farming starts in Bogra

Cauliflower farming starts in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2017-11-02 09:14:40

BOGRA, Nov 02: Farmers in the district started farming of cauliflower from the middle week of October this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office source, 600 hectar...

UN presses Myanmar for safe Rohingya repatriation

UN presses Myanmar for safe Rohingya repatriation

-- 2017-11-02 07:55:43

United Nations Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees (Protection) Volker Turk has urged the Myanmar government to ensure a safe environment and the protection of all communities in Rakhine State. T...

BD backs Spain’s constitutional measures over Catalonia

BD backs Spain’s constitutional measures over Catalonia

-- 2017-11-02 06:29:46

Bangladesh has supported constitutional measures undertaken by the Spanish government to uphold national unity and territorial integrity as it believed that social order would prevail by safeguarding...

RAB detains Rajshahi man with phensedyl

RAB detains Rajshahi man with phensedyl

-- 2017-11-02 02:38:54

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive detained a man along with 1,324 bottles of phensidyl from Tangan area under Charghat upazila in Rajshahi district on Thursday morning. Being tipped...

Muhammad Awal joins BASIC Bank as MD

Muhammad Awal joins BASIC Bank as MD

FE Online Report 2017-11-02 02:10:40

Muhammad Awal khan has been appointed as the Managing Director of BASIC Bank Limited recently. Prior to the appointment, Muhammad Awal khan was the Managing Director of Bangladesh Krishi Bank Limited...

Pabna paddy growers using light traps to control pests

Pabna paddy growers using light traps to control pests

Our Correspondent 2017-11-02 01:20:25

PABNA, Nov 01: A good number of farmers at different upazilas in the district have been using light trap method to control pests in their Aman fields. The environment-friendly and low-cost method is...

Mobile court gets five more weeks

Mobile court gets five more weeks

-- 2017-11-01 12:56:45

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday extended for five more weeks the stay on the High Court (HC) order that declared illegal running mobile courts by executive magistrates. A four-member bench of the...

Dhaka-Kolkata train journey in 6hrs: Shringla

Dhaka-Kolkata train journey in 6hrs: Shringla

-- 2017-11-01 12:00:47

Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Tuesday said the travel time of the Maitree Express on the Dhaka-Kolkata-Dhaka route will be cut down to six hours from existing nine hours...

Top court upholds verdict in Khalaf murder

Top court upholds verdict in Khalaf murder

Agencies 2017-11-01 12:00:00

The Supreme Court has upheld the High Court verdict that sentenced a man to death and three others to life term imprisonment in the murder of Saudi Arabian embassy official Khalaf Al-Ali. A four-memb...

Truck ploughs into bike, killing one

Truck ploughs into bike, killing one

FE Online Desk 2017-11-01 12:00:00

A man was killed as a truck hit his bike in Fukra Bazaar area in Kashiani upazila of Gopalgabnj district on Tuesday evening.Imran Hossain, 45, an accountant of Kashiani-Gopalganj Railway Track Constru...

Two JSC examinees die in B’baria boat capsize

Two JSC examinees die in B’baria boat capsize

FE Online Desk 2017-11-01 12:00:00

Two examinees of Junior School Certificate (JSC) exam died, three went missing and 10 more sustained injuries as a boat carrying them sank in the Pagla River in Nabinagar upazila of Brahmanbaria distr...

Myanmar blames BD for Rohingya repatriation delay

Myanmar blames BD for Rohingya repatriation delay

-- 2017-11-01 12:00:00

Myanmar has blamed Bangladesh for delaying the start of a repatriation process for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees, saying it feared Dhaka could be stalling until it receives multi-m...

Imran secures bail in defamation case

Imran secures bail in defamation case

-- 2017-11-01 12:00:00

Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarker has secured bail in a defamation case filed over his alleged derogatory remarks on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Met...

Khaleda accused of sedition, secret ISI meeting

Khaleda accused of sedition, secret ISI meeting

-- 2017-11-01 12:00:00

A pro-Awami League lawyer has accused BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia of sedition for allegedly holding a ‘secret meeting’ with Pakistani’s Inter-Services Intelligence, or ISI, during he...

CAB to organise meeting aiming reducing power tariff

CAB to organise meeting aiming reducing power tariff

FE Online Desk 2017-11-01 12:00:00

The Consumer Association of Bangladesh (CAB) will arrange a meeting to discuss on Proposal of Reducing Electricity Tariff at 10:30 am on 02 November 2017 in the capital. Nasrul Hamid, MP, State Minis...

President visits Rajshahi jail

President visits Rajshahi jail

-- 2017-11-01 12:00:00

President Md Abdul Hamid visited the Rajshahi Central Jail on Wednesday, where he was a political prisoner in 1977. The President became emotional recalling his memories of movement and jail life and...

Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover traffic to ease soon: LGED

Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover traffic to ease soon: LGED

-- 2017-11-01 12:00:00

Traffic congestions at the end of different exit ramps of Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover will be reduced further within a month as the authorities are working with the traffic department in this regard. C...

Terror plot: Pilot, 3 others on remand

Terror plot: Pilot, 3 others on remand

Biman suspends him First Officer Amam 2017-11-01 12:00:00

A court in Dhaka granted a seven-day remand to interrogate detained pilot of Biman Bangladesh Airlines in a case filed under the Explosive Substances Act. Three alleged members of Jama’atul Muj...

Fakhrul rules out aggressive programme for now

Fakhrul rules out aggressive programme for now

-- 2017-11-01 12:00:00

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has said that his party does not want to announce any aggressive programme right now. "We hope good sense will prevail upon the government to come to...

Cops unearth double murder in Kakrail

Cops unearth double murder in Kakrail

-- 2017-11-01 12:00:00

The law-enforcers in the capital city have unearthed an incident of double murder. Police said a woman and her son were found dead on Wednesday evening at an apartment opposite to Willes Little Flowe...

EU wants dignified return of Rohingyas

EU wants dignified return of Rohingyas

-- 2017-11-01 12:00:00

European Union (EU) Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides  has said EU wants safe and dignified return of Rohingyas to their homeland in Myanmar. "Of cours...

‘Gambler’ dies in mob beating

‘Gambler’ dies in mob beating

-- 2017-11-01 11:52:30

A man was killed and three others injured in a clash between a gang of ‘gamblers’ and local people at Rajendrapur in Gazipur district on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Azizur Rah...

‘No BD national among Manhattan attack victims’

‘No BD national among Manhattan attack victims’

-- 2017-11-01 10:27:27

No Bangladesh national was affected by Tuesday’s terror attack, which was carried out in Manhattan of the US, that killed eight people and injured 11 others.   Shameem Ahsan, Bangladesh Co...