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Jubo League leader Khaled remanded for seven days

-- September 19, 2019 21:47:19

Police have been granted seven days to grill Jubo League leader Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan in connection with two cases relating to arms and drugs, reports bdnews24.com. Gulshan Police sought seven days'...

Rangpur Tajhat Palace-an epitome of historic magnificence

Sayed Mofidul Babu September 19, 2019 21:43:17

RANGPUR, Sept 19: "A thing of beauty is a joy forever", a famous quote of English romantic poet John Keats, is pretty well pertinent to Tajhat Palace in Rangpur as the historic site still leaves the v...

No progress in Kulaura-Shahbajpur railway track rehabilitation work

Our Correspondent September 19, 2019 21:42:20

SYLHET, Sept 19: There has been no major progress in the much-talked-about rehabilitation of Kulaura-Shahbajpur railway track in Moulvibazar district. Sources said, rail tracks had been brought to th...

Govt working on Sustainable Dev Cooperation Framework

FE Report September 19, 2019 19:08:17

The government is formulating the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework aligned with the 8th Five Year Plan. Foreign Minister Dr AK Momen said this while addressing a conference on 'SDGs a...

491 dengue patients admitted in last 24hrs

FE Online Report September 19, 2019 18:51:48

As many as 491 dengue patients were hospitalised in the last 24 hours until 8:00am on Thursday, according to government sources.   Among them, 159 were admitted in Dhaka and 332 were admit...

Cases filed against Jubo League leader over Casino

-- September 19, 2019 18:41:22

The Rapid Action Battalion has filed three cases against Jubo League leader Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan on charges of running a casino at the Young Men’s Club in Dhaka’s Fakirapool, reports bdne...

DMP realises Tk 3.0m as fines from traffic offenders

FE Online Report September 19, 2019 18:30:33

Traffic Division of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) realised Tk 3.0 million as fines from different people for violating traffic rules on Wednesday. Besides, a total of 6,804 cases were also file...

DMP arrests 72 in anti-narcotics drive

FE Online Report September 19, 2019 17:54:47

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 72 people in the city in a regular anti-narcotics drive for selling and consuming illegal drugs. Different police stations under DMP conducted the drive...

Crackdown on illegal clubs, businesses to continue

-- September 19, 2019 17:37:16

The crackdown on unauthorised casinos in the city will continue. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Thursday said this while talking to reporters at the Bangladesh Secretariat in the afternoon. "We d...

Woman, two daughters found dead in Narayanganj

-- September 19, 2019 16:17:52

Police have found a housewife and her two daughters dead with throats slit in Narayanganj’s Siddhirganj. The incident took place around 10am on Thursday in the Upazila’s CI Khola neighbou...

Maldives bans hiring unskilled Bangladeshi labour for one year

FE Online Desk September 19, 2019 14:46:29

The Maldives government has banned recruiting unskilled Bangladeshi labourers for a period of one year, starting from September 18, in a bid to solve a longstanding problem of undocumented migrant wor...

US support in tackling money laundering to continue: Miller

-- September 19, 2019 14:10:33

US Ambassador Earl Miller on Thursday said his country is committed to supporting Bangladesh in its efforts to tackle money laundering, terrorism financing, and strengthening the rule of law. “...

Chhatra Dal gets new leadership

-- September 19, 2019 13:54:41

Fazlur Rahman Khokon has been elected president and Iqbal Hossain Shyamol general secretary of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, the student wing of BNP. BNP Standing Committee member Mirza Abbas announced t...

Munshiganj road crash kills two

-- September 19, 2019 13:47:05

Two motorcyclists were killed in an accident on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway on Thursday morning. The deceased were identified as Zakir Hossain, 24, son of Mostafa; and Mohammad Miraz, 18, son of Man...

Woman, two daughters hacked to death in Narayanganj

-- September 19, 2019 13:40:02

A woman and her two daughters were hacked to death by miscreants at Siaikhoa in Siddhirganj upazila of Narayanganj on Thursday morning. The deceased were identified as Nasrin, 28, wife of Sumon Mia;...

Two Rohingyas among three ‘criminals’ die in ‘gunfight’

-- September 19, 2019 12:29:20

Three suspected criminals, including two Rohingyas, were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Baharchhara in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Thursday. The deceased were identi...

Biman flight makes emergency landing at Dhaka airport

FE Online Desk September 19, 2019 12:08:03

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight with 143 passengers aboard this morning (Thursday) made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka. The Sing...

25,000 Bangladeshi workers deported in 9 months

Arafat Ara September 19, 2019 10:54:29

Around 25,000 Bangladeshi workers were deported from different countries, about 50 per cent from Saudi Arabia, in almost nine months period of this year due to overstaying and lack of legal docume...

City buses to come under counter-based ticketing system

FE Report September 19, 2019 10:39:51

Public buses running in the capital would gradually be brought under counter-based ticketing system to stop operating such transport on contract basis, transport owners decided on Wednesday. The...

Dhaka wins court battle on Noor Chowdhury

-- September 19, 2019 10:24:20

Bangladesh has won a round in its court battle with Canada about a man convicted of taking part in the killing of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975. In a ruling released on Wednesday, the Fed...

Eviction drive at Shahjahanpur railway colony continues

-- September 18, 2019 21:11:02

The eviction drive for the second day in the city’s Shahjahanpur railway colony began Wednesday in order to remove illegal occupation. The Bangladesh Railway (BR) officials started the eviction...

RAB detains Jubo League leader Khalid for running illegal casino

-- September 18, 2019 20:23:05

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members have detained a city Jubo League leader from Gulshan area for reportedly running an illegal casino. The arrestee is Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan, organising secretary of...

EC employee, two others remanded over NID forgery

-- September 18, 2019 18:52:25

A Chattogram court on Wednesday placed three people, including an Election Commission (EC) employee, on remand of different terms for allegedly helping Rohingyas get national identity (NID) cards of B...

Home minister talks tough against passport issuance to Rohingyas

-- September 18, 2019 18:11:29

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said action will be taken against those involved in providing passports to Rohingyas. “Certificates from local chairmen, birth certificates and polic...

Court accepts charge sheet in Rifat murder case

-- September 18, 2019 15:45:20

A Barguna court on Wednesday accepted the charge sheet in Rifat Sharif murder case and ordered the arrest of nine accused. The order came from the court of Senior Judicial Magistrate Md Sirajul Islam...

Nursing education to be upgraded to int’l standards: PM

-- September 18, 2019 14:39:39

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the nursing education and training in Bangladesh will be upgraded to international standards as the country needs a large number of trained nurses. &ldq...

Bangladeshis are sixth largest migrants globally: UN

FE Online Report September 18, 2019 14:27:16

Bangladesh is the sixth top country of origin of international migrants in 2019 having 7.80 million diaspora, according to a new estimates released by the United Nations (UN) on Wednesday. The UN es...

BD to seek expeditious global efforts to resolve Rohingya crisis

-- September 18, 2019 13:26:17

Bangladesh will seek expeditious global efforts to repatriate Rohingyas to their place of origin in Rakhine State as Rohingya issue will come up during the 74th session of the UN General Assembly. Br...

Three to walk gallows for killing woman, son in Rajshahi

-- September 18, 2019 12:28:09

A Rajshahi tribunal on Wednesday sentenced three people to death for killing a woman and her son in Bagmara upazila. Four others were given life imprisonment for their role in the murder, UNB reporte...

160 more BD workers return from S Arabia

-- September 18, 2019 12:21:15

About 160 Bangladeshi workers sent back home from Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night amid a crackdown on undocumented workers, said they had been forced to return despite having valid documents. A flight...