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Police arrest 53 in Satkhira

-- December 18, 2018 18:51:31

Police in special drives arrested 53 people from eight upazilas of Satkhira from Monday evening to Tuesday morning. Of them, 13 were arrested from Sadar upazila, 9 from Kolaroa upazila while the othe...

BNP's manifesto skips war crimes trial issue

-- December 18, 2018 18:47:10

The BNP has avoided the issue of war crimes trials in its election manifesto, which was announced on Tuesday ahead of 11th parliamentary election. The party's manifesto did not make any promise to co...

Level-playing field prevails: CEC

-- December 18, 2018 18:00:29

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on Tuesday once again claimed that there is a level-playing field for the forthcoming 11th parliamentary elections billed for December 30. "A congenial...

BNP’s Kushtia-4 candidate sued under Digital Security Act

-- December 18, 2018 17:53:08

A case was filed in Kushtia against BNP candidate for Kushtia-4 constituency Mehedi Ahmed Rumi and a Tanti Dal leader under the Digital Security Act over their reported audio clip instigating violence...

Take decision on Jamaat candidates within three days: HC

-- December 18, 2018 17:33:01

The High Court has ordered the Election Commission to resolve within three days a plea to bar 25 Jamaat-e-Islami leaders from contesting in the election. Justice Md Ashfaqul Islam and Justice Mohamma...

EC for declaring Dec 30 as general holiday

-- December 18, 2018 17:20:13

The Election Commission (EC) has directed the Public Administration Ministry to declare December 30 as a general holiday for the 11th parliamentary elections. A letter signed by the EC Joint Secretar...

Experts ‘frustrated’ with EC role

FE Report December 18, 2018 17:00:22

The ground reality shows that the Election Commission (EC) has, so far, miserably failed to ensure a conducive atmosphere for holding a free and credible election. Experts came up with the observatio...

Panchagarh to cultivate potatoes on 5000 hectares of land

-- December 18, 2018 16:56:16

Around 5,000 hectares of land have been brought under potato cultivation in the current Rabi season in Panchagarh district. The farmers are seen busy over nurturing their potato fields. They started...

DMP fines traffic offenders Tk 2.092m

FE Online Report December 18, 2018 15:23:39

The Traffic Division of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Monday realised over Tk 2.092 million in fines from traffic offenders. In simultaneous drives on the city streets conducted on the day,...

Police arrest sexagenarian for spreading anti-state rumours

FE Online Report December 18, 2018 14:57:37

A 63-year-old man has been arrested from Dhaka’s outskirt Savar for spreading anti-state rumours and propaganda through social media platforms. A team of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Cri...

1016 platoons BGB deployed across country ahead of polls

-- December 18, 2018 14:51:58

A total of 1016 platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been deployed in different parts of the country, including the capital, ahead of the national election slated for December 30. Mohsin Re...

Maritime ports to continue hoisting signal no. 3

-- December 18, 2018 14:46:16

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to continue hoisting the local cautionary signal number three as a well-marked low is persisting over the Northwest...

DMP detains 26 drug suspects in Dhaka

FE Online Report December 18, 2018 13:30:56

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in a special anti-drug drive arrested 26 people from different areas of Dhaka city for selling and consuming illegal drugs. A special team of DMP, comprising Detective...

BNP promises higher GDP growth in polls manifesto

-- December 18, 2018 13:03:36

BNP rolled out its election manifesto for the 11th parliamentary elections on Tuesday with a set of promises, including making democracy its everyday practice, building a revenge-free Bangladesh and r...

HC rejects appeals to restore Khaleda’s nominations for polls

-- December 18, 2018 13:02:34

The High Court has rejected three petitions to restore Khaleda Zia’s nominations for three parliamentary races in the Dec 30 polls. As a result the BNP chairperson is blocked from competing in...

AL will come to power again, Quader hopes

-- December 18, 2018 12:48:23

Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday expressed hope that his party will be elected again in the upcoming national election slated for D...

Voting underway in Jatiya Press Club election

-- December 18, 2018 11:36:05

Voting to elect the new managing committee of the Jatiya Press Club is underway in Dhaka city on Tuesday. The voting began at 9:00 am and will continue until 5:00 pm without any break. Over 1200 vot...

Turkish national among two dies in Rajshahi road mishap

-- December 18, 2018 11:31:50

A Turkish national and a pick-up van driver were killed in a road accident on Dhaka-Rajshahi highway at Senbhag in Puthia upazila on Monday night. The victims were identified as driver Golap Hossain,...

In manifesto, AL promises urban facilities in rural areas

-- December 18, 2018 10:51:24

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday rolled out her party’s 21-point manifesto with various pledges, including expansion of urban facilities to villages and creatin...

Small footwear makers need low-cost fund to flourish

Saif Uddin, back from Kishoreganj December 18, 2018 10:39:59

Despite having immense potential, footwear manufacturing business in Bhairab cannot flourish at the desired level, largely due to lack of both low-cost fund and technical assistance, according to insi...

Overseas jobs for BD workers witness sharp fall this year

Arafat Ara December 18, 2018 10:34:23

Bangladesh celebrates the 'International Migrants Day 2018' today (Tuesday) amid substantial fall in overseas jobs and soaring costs of migration. The day is being observed, as also elsewhere in the...

Petrobangla to count capacity payment for few more weeks

M Azizur Rahman December 18, 2018 10:24:11

Petrobangla is unlikely to utilise the full capacity of the floating LNG import terminal and its re-gasification facility before next few weeks due to the scarcity of imported LNG. But the state-run...

Jatiya Press Club election Tuesday

-- December 17, 2018 21:17:20

The election to the Jatiya Press Club managing committee will be held on Tuesday. The voting to elect the new managing committee of the club for the 2018-19 tenure will begin at 9:00am and continue t...

Sweet potato cultivators expecting bumper output

Roving Correspondent December 17, 2018 21:10:14

JOYPURHAT, Dec 17: Due to favourable weather conditions and timely supply of necessary agri-input, sweet potato farmers are expecting a bumper output in the district.Experts said sweet potato is vitam...

Deviated person can give nothing to nation: PM

-- December 17, 2018 21:04:38

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said those who have got deviated from ethics and ideology can give nothing to the nation. Without naming anybody, the Prime Minister said, "None can do anything good...

AL calls Oikyafront’s manifesto a joke

-- December 17, 2018 20:40:48

The Awami League has described the promise mentioned in Jatiya Oikyafront's election manifesto to continue the trial for war criminals as a joke to the nation. Joint general secretary of Awami League...

HC blocks four nominees from competing in election

-- December 17, 2018 20:20:38

Four BNP-nominated Upazila chairmen who sought to compete in the parliamentary election have been blocked from entering the race by a series of court orders. Dhaka-20 candidate Tamiz Uddin, Bogura-3...

DMP arrests 22 in anti-drug drive

FE Online Report December 17, 2018 18:51:02

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in a special anti-drug drive arrested 22 suspects from different areas of the city for selling and consuming narcotics. A special team of DMP, comprising Detective Bra...

Put pressure on Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation: Dutch envoy  

-- December 17, 2018 18:27:23

Newly appointed Ambassador of the Netherlands to Bangladesh Hendrikus GJ Harry on Monday stressed the need for continued international pressure on Myanmar to take back their nationals living in Bangla...

DMP realises Tk 1.4m as fines on Sunday

FE Online Report December 17, 2018 18:22:47

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Sunday realised over Tk 1.376 million as fines from different traffic rule offenders. In separate drives, DMP filed a total of 2,129 cases against different modes o...