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Migratory birds start arriving at Benapole water bodies

A Correspondent December 16, 2019 00:13:06

BENAPOLE, Dec 15: With the advent of winter, migratory birds, though small in numbers, have started arriving at different water bodies of haor and hilly areas in Benapole of Jashore district. But, th...

Fishing with traditional trap in Sylhet region

OUR CORRESPONDENT December 16, 2019 00:12:23

SYLHET, Dec 15: As water has started receding from canals and small rivers across the Sylhet region villagers get engaged in traditional mass fishing in a festive mood in different places during the w...

Katabon Market catches fire

UNB December 15, 2019 21:30:33

A fire broke out in the Dhaka University Market of Katabon area on Sunday night. Two firefighting units were trying to extinguish the fire that occurred at 8:32pm, said the Fire Service and Civil Def...

Woman killed in motorcycle accident at capital

FE ONLINE REPORT December 15, 2019 20:53:44

A woman was killed in a road accident at the capital’s Farmgate area after a bus hit her and her son while they were returning their home on a motorcycle on Sunday, according to the police. The...

President, PM greet countrymen on Victory Day

BSS December 15, 2019 20:12:51

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have extended their sincere greetings and warm felicitations to the countrymen living at home and abroad on the occasion of the 49th Victory Da...

At least 10 die in Gazipur factory fire

-- December 15, 2019 20:06:52

At least 10 people have been killed in a fire incident at a fan factory in Gazipur on Sunday evening. The fire started on the second floor of the three-storey factory of Luxury Fan in Kashorita under...

Nasrul slams Petrobangla, Bapex officials for poor performance

UNB December 15, 2019 19:04:46

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Sunday came down heavily on the top executives of Petrobangla and Bapex for their ‘failure’ to work out any effective...

Atiqul inaugurates exhibition on impacts of plastic on environment

FE ONLINE REPORT December 15, 2019 18:06:59

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam Sunday inaugurated an exhibition on 3.0 million plastic bottles in the city aiming to highlight about the harmful impact of plastic to the enviro...

26,616 auto-rickshaws get BRTA registration in 11 months

FE Online Report December 15, 2019 18:04:43

A total of 26,616 auto-rickshaws were registered with Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) across the country in the first 11 months of the current calendar year. Of them, 6,806 got registratio...

Bangladesh set to celebrate 49th Victory Day on Monday

BSS December 15, 2019 17:37:08

Bangladesh is set to celebrate 49th Victory Day, the most precious day of the nation, on Monday. On December 16 in 1971, the country was liberated from the Pakistani occupation forces after a nine-mo...

1,351 women violated in Jan-Nov

FE Online Report December 15, 2019 17:35:21

At least 1,351 women were raped and in the first 11 months of current calendar year across the country, showing considerable hike in the social menace compared to last year, according to report of an...

Amnesty for sharing responsibility to ensure education for Rohingya children

-- December 15, 2019 17:24:29

The international community must not shirk its responsibility when it comes to the education of Rohingya children in the camps in Cox’s Bazar, Amnesty International said ahead of the first Globa...

Another Khulna jute mill worker dies

-- December 15, 2019 15:39:56

Another jute mill worker, who fell sick during a fast-unto death progrmame of jute mill workers and then joined work on Saturday after recovery, died at Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) on Sunda...

Six held along Jhenaidah border while entering from India

-- December 15, 2019 14:57:28

Six people were detained by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members from Sastar Bazar area in Maheshpur upazila on Sunday morning for illegally entering Bangladesh from India. A media release signed by...

India not pushing anyone into Bangladesh, says Momen

-- December 15, 2019 14:39:19

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said India is not pushing anybody into Bangladesh. He also said the government will send them back if anybody other than Bangladeshis enters the country,...

Want to develop well-trained armed force: PM

-- December 15, 2019 14:20:27

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the government wants to develop a professional and well-trained armed force for Bangladesh to keep pace with the constantly-changing world. “We&rsquo...

Throwing polytechnic principal into pond: 16 to face action

-- December 15, 2019 13:35:14

Rajshahi Polytechnic Institute is going to take punitive action against 16 students over throwing its principal into a pond on the campus. The decision was taken at a meeting of the academic-cum-admi...

Govt finally publishes list of 10,789 Razakars

-- December 15, 2019 12:51:10

In the first phase, the government on Sunday published a list of 10,789 Razakars who collaborated with the Pakistani occupation forces during the War of Liberation in 1971. Liberation war affairs min...

Keraniganj factory fire death toll climbs to 16

-- December 15, 2019 12:22:30

Two more victims of the Keraniganj plastic factory fire succumbed to their injuries at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery on Sunday, taking the death toll from the incident t...

Cargo vessel sinks after collision with launch in Kirtankhola

-- December 15, 2019 11:29:29

A cargo vessel capsized in the Kirtankhola River near the Barishal river port in Sadar upazila on Saturday night after a collision with a launch. Azmal Huda Mithu Sarker, an official of the port, sai...

Boiler inspection at RMG units may start middle of next year

MONIRA MUNNI December 15, 2019 10:50:49

Boiler safety inspection in the country's readymade garment (RMG) factories would start in the middle of next year under the supervision of brands, trade unions and manufacturers, sources said. Earli...

Nearly 39000 workers return home under Malaysian B4G

FE REPORT December 15, 2019 10:13:18

Nearly 39000 undocumented Bangladeshi workers returned home from Malaysia until December 12 last under the 'Back for Good' (B4G) programme of that country. The 'voluntary' programme started on August...

Stay alert about traitors, killers: PM

UNB December 14, 2019 21:34:40

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged all, particularly the young generation, to stay alert about traitors and killers so that they cannot play with the fate of Bangladesh anymore in the futu...

Twenty-one BD students top in Cambridge O, A level exams

-- December 14, 2019 20:32:59

Cambridge International has conferred an impressive 82 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards on Bangladesh students, says a press release. The global awards celebrate the highest performing students f...

17 journos fall sick after taking BCB-provided food

-- December 14, 2019 20:23:54

At least 17 local sports journalists, who are covering the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), and eight support staff have fallen sick after taking food provided by the Bangladesh Cr...

Immigration through Tamabil port resumes after 30 hrs

-- December 14, 2019 19:13:57

Immigration activities through Tamabil customs station which came to a halt on Friday resumed on Saturday noon after about 30 hours. Bangladeshi passport passengers started entering India through Tam...

Muktijuddho Corner opens at Jatiya Press Club

-- December 14, 2019 18:03:42

Jatiya Press Club on Saturday opened a special corner on 1971 Liberation War coinciding with the Martyred Intellectuals Day and Victory Day celebrations drawing war veterans, editors and senior journa...

Jute mills operational as workers postpone strike

-- December 14, 2019 17:24:06

Workers of nine state-owned jute mills in Khulna and Jashore on Saturday postponed their ongoing unto-death hunger strike for three days upon assurance of fulfilling their demands. “The unto-de...

Stay delays trial of 518 ACC suits

Sajibur Rahman December 14, 2019 16:56:33

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) was unable to move with the trial of 518 high-profile graft cases, thanks to stay orders by the High Court (HC) until October this year. The lawsuits were regis...

Rumpa's death: No sign of rape found in autopsy

-- December 14, 2019 16:46:18

An autopsy on Stamford University student Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa, who was found dead on a Dhaka street, did not find any evidence of rape on her body, according to Sohel Mahmud, chief of the forensic...