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Independence Day on Tuesday

-- March 25, 2019 16:37:03

The nation is set to celebrate 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 drea...

Speaker off to New Delhi to attend IMF workshop

-- March 25, 2019 16:29:48

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Monday left Dhaka for New Delhi to attend the Microeconomic Policy and Capacity Building Workshop for Legislators of South Asia. The International Monetary Fund...

SC full bench to hear govt plea against Shahidul Alam April 11

FE Online Desk March 25, 2019 14:46:53

A Supreme Court full bench will hear on April 11 the government’s petition to continue its investigation into a case against noted photographer Shahidul Alam. Appellate Division’s Chamber...

Biker dies in Dhaka bus crash

-- March 25, 2019 13:57:37

A motorcyclist has died after his vehicle was rammed by a bus in Dhaka’s Shewrapara. The accident occurred in front of the Modern Wood Furniture store in West Shewrapara at around 10:15am on Mo...

Govt aims to reach benefits of independence to villagers: PM   

-- March 25, 2019 13:45:58

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the prime aim of her government is to reach the benefits of independence to each house in villages. "Everyone will get a prosperous life... no one will be...

Suspected robber dies in Chattogram ‘gunfight’

-- March 25, 2019 12:16:13

A suspected robber was killed in a 'gunfight' with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Chhoto Chonua area of Banshkhali upazila of Chattogram in the early hours of Monday. The deceased could n...

US-Bangla adds new aircraft to its fleet

FE Report March 25, 2019 12:08:47

The US-Bangla Airlines received its first brand new ATR 72-600 aircraft at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in the city on Sunday. The new aircraft started its journey from the Fra...

BCL leader found hanged in Madaripur

-- March 25, 2019 11:57:45

The body of a Bangladesh Chhatra League leader has been found hanged at a construction site in the district town of Madaripur. The deceased, Limon Mazumdar, was the vice president of the Madaripur Di...

Thirteen get Independence Award

-- March 25, 2019 11:23:44

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has handed over the Independence Award to 12 personalities and one organisation in recognition of their remarkable contributions to the nation. The Prime Minister handed...

Genocide Day today

-- March 25, 2019 09:34:08

The nation is set to observe the 'Genocide Day' today (Monday) in a sombre mood, commemorating the brutalities and cowardly attacks carried out by the Pakistani occupation forces on the unarmed Bangal...

Road safety: Progress slow in follow-up on PM’s directives

Munima Sultana March 25, 2019 09:26:20

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given new directives on road safety, although most of her earlier orders fell on deaf ears of the authorities concerned. Sources said many of the instructions regardi...

Court acquits Hizb ut-Tahrir leader Mohiuddin

-- March 24, 2019 20:54:09

A Dhaka tribunal has acquitted Dhaka University teacher Mohiuddin Ahmed, the chief coordinator of the banned outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir, and three others in an around a decade-old case under the Anti-Terro...

Security beefed up in diplomatic zones

-- March 24, 2019 20:52:06

Security has been tightened in the diplomatic enclaves of Gulshan, Banani and Baridhara in the city to avert any untoward incident ahead of the Independence Day to be celebrated on Tuesday. Contacted...

Eviction drive to continue against river encroachers

-- March 24, 2019 20:44:12

Eviction drive will continue against encroachers to remove illegal structures from river across the country, said shipping secretary Md Abdus Samad in the capital yesterday (Saturday). He was attendi...

Courts impound assets worth over Tk 130m in 2018

FE Online Report March 24, 2019 20:28:58

Different trial courts confiscated assets worth over Tk 130 million and slapped Tk 1.39 billion as fines in 2018 in grafts cases filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). According to the data a...

Indo-Bangla home minister-level talks on April 1

-- March 24, 2019 19:31:47

Bangladesh and India will discuss trans-border security, cross border trafficking and border management issues as the 7th round of home minister-level talks between the two neighbouring countries are...

Teachers suspend MPO enrolment movement for one month

FE Online Report March 24, 2019 18:41:18

The teachers and employees under non-Monthly Pay Order (MPO) scheme has suspended movement on Sunday afternoon for a month upon assurance from the government of meeting their demand for MPO enlistment...

Death toll from road crashes rises

-- March 24, 2019 18:20:02

The number of road accidents and deaths has increased over the past four years, according to the statistics from police, Bangladesh Road Transport Authority and the Accident Research Institute (ARI) o...

Probe reports in four cases over DU violence on April 29

-- March 24, 2019 17:41:45

A Dhaka court on Sunday set April 29 to submit reports on probe in four cases filed over violence that took place during the quota reform movement on April, 2018, at Dhaka University (DU). Dhaka Metr...

Govt planning to complete immigration process of Hajj pilgrims in DB

-- March 24, 2019 17:32:05

State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on Sunday said the government is trying to complete the pre-arrival immigration process of the Hajj pilgrims in the country instead of Sau...

Police detains AL leader for carrying ammunition at HSIA

-- March 24, 2019 17:10:56

Airport authorities detained an Awami League (AL) leader along with 44 rounds of undeclared bullets from the domestic terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) on Sunday. ABM Majharul...

Mass Killing Day on Monday

-- March 24, 2019 16:59:27

The Mass Killing Day will be observed across the country on Monday, marking the widespread massacre by Pakistani Army on the unarmed Bengalis on the black night of March 25, 1971. Countrywide blackou...

UN to raise 1971 genocide in int’l forum

-- March 24, 2019 16:57:59

Visiting UN Under-Secretary General and Special Adviser on Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng on Sunday said the United Nations will raise the 1971 issue of Pakistani genocide in Bangladesh in the int...

Detectives quiz Polash’s parents, relatives

-- March 24, 2019 16:55:08

A team of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) interrogated the parents, relatives and neighbours of Polash Ahmed, who allegedly tried to hijack a plane, in Sonargaon upazila in Narayangan...

Shahnaz Rahmatullah in eternal rest

-- March 24, 2019 16:38:36

Noted singer Shahnaz Rahmatullah was laid to eternal rest at Banani Military Graveyard in the city on Sunday. Before the burial, her namaz-e-janaza was held at the 'Park Mosque' at Baridhara road No....

UN draws up plans to 'facilitate' Rohingya relocation to island

-- March 24, 2019 14:57:30

The United Nations is making plans to help Bangladesh relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote island off its coast, documents seen by Reuters show, a move opposed by many refugees and that...

Road crash leaves elderly man dead in Savar

-- March 24, 2019 14:03:13

A 65-year-old man was killed while 15 others injured in a road accident on C&B road in Ashulia in Savar on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Abdul Mannan, 65, son of late Shahar Ali,...

Chinese national held with 48 gold bars at Dhaka airport

-- March 24, 2019 13:26:19

Customs officials detained a Chinese national along with 48 gold bars from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday morning. The arrestee Ruan Jinfeng, 43, landed at the airport from Dubai on...

EC suspends voting at Kishoreganj's Katiadi upazila

FE Online Desk March 24, 2019 12:22:15

The Election Commission has suspended voting at the Katiadi upazila following allegations of huge irregularities during the third phase of upazila elections. Additional superintendent of police (ASP)...

Policeman among two shot in attack at Chattogram polling station

-- March 24, 2019 11:35:52

A police constable and a man sustained bullet injuries as Awami League men allegedly attacked and opened fire at a polling station in Chandanaish upazila on Sunday morning. The injured Constable Farh...