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Speaker joins IMF workshop in New Delhi

-- March 26, 2019 20:27:34

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury has addressed the inaugural session of the Microeconomic Policy and Capacity Building Workshop for Legislators of South Asia. The IMF – South Asia Regional T...

Falling bamboo stick kills woman amid storm in Dhaka

-- March 26, 2019 20:17:17

A woman has died after being hit by a falling bamboo stick from a construction site at Demra amid a storm in Dhaka. The woman was passing by at the Mir Hajirbagh area when the stick from a three-stor...

Nation celebrates Independence Day amid enthusiasm, festivity

-- March 26, 2019 20:09:10

The nation celebrated the 49th Independence and National Day on Tuesday, refreshing the resolution to uphold the spirit of the War of Liberation and build a ‘Sonar Bangla’ as dreamt by Fat...

President hosts Independence Day reception

-- March 26, 2019 20:03:02

President Md Abdul Hamid and his wife Rashida Khanom hosted a reception at Bangabhaban on Tuesday on the occasion of Bangladesh's 49th Independence and National Day. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina join...

Dozens of Bangladeshi migrants trafficked to Vanuatu stuck in limbo

-- March 26, 2019 19:05:56

Dozens of Bangladeshis, who say they were trafficked to Vanuatu with the promise of jobs, are stuck in limbo and struggling to survive while awaiting justice and the option of returning home. About 1...

Protest breaks out after death of child domestic worker

-- March 26, 2019 18:33:22

The body of a child domestic worker has been recovered from a home in Dhaka’s Uttara. Locals are demonstrating in front of the building, alleging she was killed. The victim, a 12-year-old named...

PM greets FFs with gifts on Independence Day

-- March 26, 2019 17:50:27

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday greeted all freedom fighters (FFs) on the occasion of the 49th Independence and National Day. Like other occasions, the premier sent flowers, fruits and sweetm...

PM opens BPO’s digital financial service

-- March 26, 2019 17:45:20

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally opened Bangladesh Post Office’s digital financial service, Nagad, at a function at Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Tuesday afternoon. ‘Nagad’ is the new...

RAB detains youth for derogatory comments on PM

-- March 26, 2019 16:52:42

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members detained a young man from Ghasitula Baramasjid area of Sylhet city early Tuesday for reportedly making derogatory comments on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her son...

Inu says Bangladesh on track, Menon sees challenges

-- March 26, 2019 16:47:32

Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal – JaSaD President Hasanul Haq Inu says Bangladesh is finally back on track under the leadership of Sheikh Hasina and the Grand Alliance after the tragic incident of 1975....

BGB sends sweetmeat to BSF on Independence Day

-- March 26, 2019 16:40:11

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) sent sweetmeat to Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday, marking the 49th Independence and National Day of Bangladesh. Commanding officer of BGB Battalion-18 Lt...

March from Shaheed Minar to Savar for freedom fighters

-- March 26, 2019 16:03:34

A group of people are marching from Dhaka’s Central Shaheed Minar to the National Martyrs’ Memorial in Savar to commemorate the sacrifice of freedom fighters on the 48th anniversary of Ban...

PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on Independence Day

-- March 26, 2019 15:46:55

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Tuesday morning on the occasion of the 49th Independence and National Day. On her return f...

No hurry to relocate Rohingya, govt tells UN bodies

-- March 26, 2019 15:45:21

  Bangladesh is not in a hurry to relocate Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal island, a minister told Reuters on Monday, after the United Nations sought more details on the government's plan,...

Obaidul Quader moved to cabin from ICU

-- March 26, 2019 15:42:42

Road Transport Minister Obaidul Quader was moved to a cabin from the intensive care unit of Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital on Tuesday afternoon after his conditions improved.  &ldquo...

United movement necessary for restoration of democracy: Kamal

-- March 26, 2019 15:41:53

Jatiya Oikyafront convener Dr Kamal Hossain on Tuesday stressed the need for a united movement of people for the restoration of their rights and a democratic governing system. “We've been on a...

Washington, DC declares March 26 ‘Bangladesh Day’

-- March 26, 2019 14:34:16

Washington, DC, the US capital, has declared March 26, 2019, as ‘Bangladesh Day’ to commemorate the 49th anniversary of the nation’s independence. Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser...

Bangladeshi construction worker’s stare breaks the internet

-- March 26, 2019 13:01:02

A portrait of a Bangladeshi construction worker in Malaysia has captivated social media users worldwide. The photo shows the construction worker with silver coloured eyes with chiselled looks staring...

Two schoolgirls die in Cumilla road crashes

-- March 26, 2019 12:56:25

Two schoolgirls were killed in separate road crashes in Sadar Dakkhin and Chandina upazilas of Cumilla district on Tuesday. The accidents took place in the morning when the girls were on their way to...

Devastating fire from chemical godown in Narayanganj

FE Online Desk March 26, 2019 12:22:31

A devastating fire has erupted after a massive explosion at the chemical godown of a dyeing factory in Narauanganj's Fatulla. The incident took place at Bombay Dyeing Factory at Pagla Islamia Boubaza...

Working to build a prosperous future for children: PM

-- March 26, 2019 11:37:07

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said her government was trying to build a future where the children will have a beautiful, secure and prosperous life. “Today's children are the leaders...

Nation celebrating 49th Independence Day

-- March 26, 2019 10:20:08

The nation is celebrating the 49th Independence and National Day today, refreshing the resolution to uphold the spirit of the War of Liberation and build a ‘Sonar Bangla’ as dreamt by Fath...

President, PM pay homage to Liberation War heroes

-- March 26, 2019 09:18:58

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the War of Liberation by placing wreaths at the National Memorial in Dhaka's Savar this morning marking the...

Nation set to celebrate Independence Day

-- March 25, 2019 22:34:28

The nation is all set to celebrate the 49th Independence and National Day on Tuesday vowing afresh to take the country towards prosperity with the Liberation War spirit. Being a public holiday, diffe...

Nation observes one-minute blackout

-- March 25, 2019 21:59:32

The nation has observed a one-minute 'blackout' programme on Monday night, marking the 'Genocide Day'. The 'blackout' programme was observed from 9:00pm on Monday for the third successive year, repor...

Smooth growth of tender mango predicts bumper production

-- March 25, 2019 21:40:42

RANGPUR, Mar 25 (BSS): Officials of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) are expecting bumper mango production following smooth formation of tender fruits after massive blooming in Rangpur ag...

Irregularities in Surma riverbank protective work alleged

Our Correspondent March 25, 2019 21:40:00

SYLHET, Mar 25: Locals have alleged large scale irregularities in the protective work on the Surma riverbank under Doarabazar upazila of Sunamganj district. The contracting firm, they said, was not a...

80 pc work on Gopalganj Police Lines Hospital complete

Our Correspondent March 25, 2019 21:39:13

GOPALGANJ, Mar 25: The construction of the Police Lines Hospital on the new police lines compound in Gopalganj Sadar is going on in full swing. Authority said around 80 per cent work of the project h...

President, PM greet countrymen on Independence Day

-- March 25, 2019 20:55:05

President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have extended heartfelt greetings and warm felicitations to the countrymen living at home and abroad on the eve of the Independence and Nation...

EVM to be used in Bagerhat Sadar upazila election

-- March 25, 2019 20:49:20

The government is training its officials in the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) ahead of the March 31 upazila polls in Bagerhat. EVMs will be used in all polling stations in Sadar Upazila, re...