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Govt suspends Irfan Selim from DSCC

Govt suspends Irfan Selim from DSCC

-- 2020-10-27 20:12:46

The government has suspended Irfan Selim, the councillor of Ward No. 30 under Dhaka South City Corporation, from his post as a mobile court sentenced him to one year in prison for the illegal possessi...

Bangladeshi boy wins global art contest by ICCR

Bangladeshi boy wins global art contest by ICCR

-- 2020-10-27 19:15:30

Anzar Mustaeen Ali, a six-year-old from Bangladesh, has won a special prize of $1,000 for his beautiful artwork. Indian High Commissioner Vikram K Doraiswami handed over the cheque to him on Tuesday...

President returns home from UAE

President returns home from UAE

-- 2020-10-27 18:35:24

President M Abdul Hamid returned home on Tuesday morning after a health check-up at a hospital in Dubai of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). “A special VVIP aircraft (BG-148) of Bangladesh Biman...

ECNEC approves Tk 3.19b project for DNCC traffic infrastructures

ECNEC approves Tk 3.19b project for DNCC traffic infrastructures

-- 2020-10-27 18:34:39

The government has approved a Tk 3.19 billion project to improve road safety, including traffic infrastructures development, as well as reducing traffic congestion in the Dhaka North City Corporation...

DNCC Mayor recovers from Covid-19

DNCC Mayor recovers from Covid-19

-- 2020-10-27 17:36:32

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Md Atiqul Islam has recovered from Covid-19. Farid Uddin, APS of the mayor, confirmed the matter today, reports BSS  citing a release. Earlier on Octob...

Over 225,000 Bangladeshi expats return home in last seven months

Over 225,000 Bangladeshi expats return home in last seven months

-- 2020-10-27 17:06:43

Some 225,582 expatriate Bangladeshis from 29 countries returned home in last seven months till October 24 due to various reasons including lack of jobs amid global epidemic and expiration of timeframe...

Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 20 deaths, 1,335 new cases

Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 20 deaths, 1,335 new cases

FE Online Report 2020-10-27 16:26:23

Bangladesh has registered another 20 deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours till 8:00am on Tuesday, taking the death toll to 5,838 in the country. Besides, some 1,335 fresh infections were recorde...

Australia releases plan for Bangladesh to reduce Covid-19 impact

Australia releases plan for Bangladesh to reduce Covid-19 impact

FE ONLINE DESK 2020-10-27 16:02:17

The Australian High Commission is pleased to announce the release of Australia’s coronavirus (Covid-19) Development Response Plan for Bangladesh for 2020 to 2021. The plan will guide Australia&...

Refat murder: Court jails 11 adolescents, acquits three others

Refat murder: Court jails 11 adolescents, acquits three others

-- 2020-10-27 15:28:11

A Barguna court has jailed 11 adolescents and acquitted three others in the daylight murder of Refat Shorif in the district town. Among those convicted by the court on Tuesday, six were sentenced to...

Depicting Prophet: Thousands protest with call to boycott French goods 

Depicting Prophet: Thousands protest with call to boycott French goods 

FE Online Report 2020-10-27 14:10:44

Hundreds of Thousands angry protesters have staged demonstration in Dhaka in protest against depicting Prophet Muhammad in France. Islami Andolan Bangladesh, an Islamic political party in the country...

Sundarbans set to reopen to tourists after seven months

Sundarbans set to reopen to tourists after seven months

-- 2020-10-27 13:41:28

After seven months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, Bangladesh Forest Department is expected to reopen the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest and a UNESCO World Heritage...

Irfan Selim to be suspended from councillor's post

Irfan Selim to be suspended from councillor's post

-- 2020-10-27 13:39:17

Irfan Selim, son of MP Haji Selim, will be sacked from the post of councilor as he was jailed by a Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) mobile court for the unlawful possession of walkie-talkies and liquor....

Assault on naval officer: DB arrests Irfan Selim’s another associate

Assault on naval officer: DB arrests Irfan Selim’s another associate

-- 2020-10-27 12:47:48

Detectives arrested another associate of Irfan Selim from Tangail district early Tuesday in a case filed in connection with the assault on an official of Bangladesh Navy in the capital on Sunday night...

Old Gomti river threatened by illegal occupation, pollution

Old Gomti river threatened by illegal occupation, pollution

OUR CORRESPONDENT, CUMILLA 2020-10-27 11:36:08

Illegal occupation and pollution have threatened the existence of the old Gomti river in Cumilla city. Influential people continue to occupy parts of the river banks and build shops and multi-storied...

Rajbari fort in Netrakona needs govt patronage to preserve historical sites

Rajbari fort in Netrakona needs govt patronage to preserve historical sites

OUR CORRESPONDENT, NETRAKONA 2020-10-27 11:14:18

Rajbari Fort in Kendua upazila of Netrakona district is one of the historical sites under the ancient rulers of Bengal. The fort bears witness to many historical events. The ground of this royal hous...

Elephants to be spotted near railway track with sensor system

Elephants to be spotted near railway track with sensor system

FE Report 2020-10-27 10:02:33

The Chittagong-Cox's Bazar Railway Project will introduce use of sensor system to detect the presence of elephants near rail-tracks to avoid accidents, according to a publication of the Asian Develo...

Learning outcomes of secondary school students to be evaluated from Nov 01

Learning outcomes of secondary school students to be evaluated from Nov 01

-- 2020-10-26 22:36:31

Education officials will begin assessing the academic progress of secondary school students on Nov 01 after the government decided to cancel this year's annual examinations amid the coronavirus pandem...

Durga Puja ends with immersion of idols

Durga Puja ends with immersion of idols

-- 2020-10-26 21:34:24

Sharadiya Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, ended on Monday with the immersion of idols of goddess Durga and her children on the fifth day of celebration. The common...

Irfan Selim, bodyguard get one year in jail

Irfan Selim, bodyguard get one year in jail

-- 2020-10-26 19:49:35

A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has sentenced Irfan Selim, son of lawmaker Haji Selim, and his bodyguard Mohammed Jahid to a year in jail for the unlawful possession of walkie-talkies a...

RAB seizes illegal firearms from Irfan Selim’s home during raid

RAB seizes illegal firearms from Irfan Selim’s home during raid

-- 2020-10-26 19:40:31

The Rapid Action Battalion has seized illegal firearms, ammunition and liquor during a raid on the home of Irfan Selim, son of Awami League MP Haji Mohammad Selim, in Dhaka, reports bdnews24.com. The...

Fire breaks out at Gazipur shoe factory

Fire breaks out at Gazipur shoe factory

-- 2020-10-26 19:15:49

A fire broke out at a footwear factory at Temgra Bazar in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur on Monday. Senior station officer of Sreepur Fire Service, Mia Raz, said the fire broke out at ‘Rana Footwea...

Admission tests: UGC to hold meeting with VCs soon

Admission tests: UGC to hold meeting with VCs soon

-- 2020-10-26 18:51:32

The University Grants Commission will soon sit with the vice-chancellors of universities to take the final decision on holding online admission tests of public universities. The University Council, a...

Internet speed to remain slow for next four days

Internet speed to remain slow for next four days

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-26 17:57:16

Internet users are expected to witness a slower connection speed for four days from Wednesday or Thursday due to emergency maintenance work of submarine cable.  “Some of the country's IIGs...

Bangladesh’s coronavirus cases exceed 400,000

Bangladesh’s coronavirus cases exceed 400,000

-- 2020-10-26 16:34:55

Coronavirus cases in Bangladesh have surged by 1,436 in a daily count to 400,251, reports bdnews24.com. The government has confirmed 15 new deaths from the COVID-19 illness in the 24 hours to 8 am Mo...

RAB detains Haji Selim’s son Irfan over assault on naval officer

RAB detains Haji Selim’s son Irfan over assault on naval officer

-- 2020-10-26 14:37:00

The Rapid Action Battalion has taken Irfan Selim, son of MP Haji Selim, into custody in a case filed over the assault of a naval officer by a group of attackers travelling in his father’s car....

MP Haji Selim’s son sued for assaulting naval officer

MP Haji Selim’s son sued for assaulting naval officer

-- 2020-10-26 13:41:16

A naval officer has been assaulted by a group of attackers travelling in MP Haji Selim's car. The incident occurred near the Labaid hospital in Dhanmondi at around 7:45 pm on Sunday. Lt Md Wasif Ahm...

Fire breaks out at Rajarbagh Police line

Fire breaks out at Rajarbagh Police line

-- 2020-10-26 12:30:39

A fire broke out at the canteen of Rajarbagh Police line in Dhaka on Sunday night. The fire occurred at 11:23 pm, said Kamrul Ahsan, officer of the Fire Service and Civil Defence control room, report...

100 physicians, 34 newsmen die in pandemic in Bangladesh

100 physicians, 34 newsmen die in pandemic in Bangladesh

FE Online Report 2020-10-26 12:11:10

At least 100 physicians in the country have died so far from the novel coronavirus and the total of number of infections among the health workers have increased to 8,084, according to a report of Bang...

Moratorium on house building damaging Dunkan Hills

Moratorium on house building damaging Dunkan Hills

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-26 12:07:52

The Department of Environment (DoE) of Chattogram has directed to stop the construction work of Sanmar Properties at the Dunkan Hills in the port city. The DoE also directed Sanmar Properties Limited...

Once endangered sweetwater fish now back to the dining table

Once endangered sweetwater fish now back to the dining table

Our CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-26 11:52:08

The Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI) in Mymensingh has been successful in inventing the technology and process of bringing 23 endangered fish species back to canals and rivers. Scientis...