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Lalon Shah - a bard, a philosopher

ZM Aminul Islam October 15, 2019 21:52:30

JHENIDAH, Oct 15: Lalon Shah is the king of Bauls, a unique mystical tradition of rural Bengal. In Bengali culture Lalon has become an icon of religious tolerance. Widely celebrated as an epitome of r...

Optical rain gauges set up in Sylhet

Our Correspondent October 15, 2019 21:51:09

SYLHET, Oct 15: The Meteorology Department has set up four optical rain gauges, sophisticated equipment at places including Sylhet district with a target of recording real time data of rainfall and it...

'Father, uncle, cousin behind murder of Sunamganj minor boy'

-- October 15, 2019 21:45:07

Tuhin Mia, the 5-year-old old boy whose mutilated body was found hanging from a tree near his home in Sunamganj’s Derai Upazila, was killed by his father, paternal uncle and cousin. They brutal...

Barapukuria coal disappearance: Seven ex-BCMCL MDs among 23 face arrest warrant

-- October 15, 2019 21:40:07

A Dinajpur court on Tuesday issued a warrant for the arrest of 23 people, including seven former managing directors of Barapukuria Coal Mining Company Limited (BCMCL), in a case filed over the disappe...

Transgender woman becomes upazila vice-chairman in Jhenaidah

-- October 15, 2019 20:26:30

Sadia Akter Pinky, a transgender woman, has been elected vice-chairman of the Kotchandpur Upazila Parishad in Jhenaidah. She ran for the female vice-chairman’s post as a woman and secured 12,88...

BUET students suspend protests

-- October 15, 2019 19:11:14

The disgruntled students of BUET have called off their protests citing the ‘goodwill’ shown by the authorities by acting swiftly to ensure justice over the murder of their peer Abrar Fahad...

UGC urges public universities to strengthen security measures

FE Online Report October 15, 2019 19:10:44

University Grants Commission (UGC) has urged the country’s public university authorities to strengthen security measures on campuses in the wake of recent untoward incidents. The UGC made the c...

Over 49,000 pass medical college entry test

-- October 15, 2019 18:09:09

The results of the admission test at public and private medical colleges have been released. Over 49,000 students cleared the test for about 10,500 seats in the MBBS course in these colleges. Direct...

Mob beating kills 60 in Jan-Sep

FE Online Report October 15, 2019 17:01:54

60 people were killed by mob beating across the country in the first nine months of the current calendar year, according to a report by an independent rights body. Of them, 17 people were killed in J...

BRTA collects Tk 61.82m over traffic rule violation

FE Online Report October 15, 2019 16:57:06

The mobile courts of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) collected over Tk 61.82 million in fine against errant vehicles and drivers for violating traffic rules for the financial year 2018-2019...

Bangladesh hands over fresh list of 50,000 Rohingyas to Myanmar

-- October 15, 2019 16:48:02

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said a new list of around 50000 Rohingyas has been handed over to Myanmar to expedite Rohingya repatriation efforts. The minister disclosed this talking to...

301 new dengue patient hospitalised in 24 hours

-- October 15, 2019 16:39:21

A total of 301 new dengue patients were admitted to different  hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning. Of them, 92 were hospitalised in Dhaka, the Directorate Gen...

Hit by cousin, schoolboy dies at DMCH

-- October 15, 2019 16:35:37

A schoolboy, who was injured in an attack by his cousin in the city’s Uttarkhan area on Monday, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Mohammad...

Abrar murder suspect Sadat held while fleeing to India

-- October 15, 2019 15:29:10

Police have arrested ASM Nazmus Sadat in Dinajpur over his suspected ties to the murder of BUET student Abrar Fahad. Sadat, a student of 17th batch of BUET's mechanical engineering department, was ca...

Case filed against 10 over Sunamganj child murder

-- October 15, 2019 14:11:15

A case was filed against 10 people on Tuesday in connection with the brutal murder of 5-year-old child at Kezaura village in Derai upazila in Sunamganj. KM Nazrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Dirai Po...

Samrat put on 10-day remand

-- October 15, 2019 14:08:59

Police have been granted 10 days to grill Ismail Chowdhury Samrat, the expelled chief of Jubo League Dhaka South, in two cases involving illegal arms and drugs. His associate Enamul Hoque Arman has b...

Police recover bullet-hit body of youth in Lakshmipur

-- October 15, 2019 13:21:07

Police recovered the bullet-hit body of a youth in Bakultala area in Lakshmipur Sadar upazila on early Tuesday. The identity of the deceased could not be known yet. Abul Kalam Azad, officer-in-charg...

31 arrested in separate drives in Kurigram

-- October 15, 2019 12:48:39

Police arrested 31 people in separate drives and seized 3,215 Yaba  pills from Monday midnight till Tuesday morning, reports a news agency. Mohammad Mohibul Islam Khan, Superintendent of Kurigra...

Five Gaibandha war criminals get death penalty

-- October 15, 2019 12:37:23

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 has sentenced five Gaibandha Razakars to death for their monstrous crimes against humanity committed in 1971. The first tribunal came up with the judgement t...

Four suspected forest robbers killed in ‘gunfight’

-- October 15, 2019 10:34:32

Four suspected forest robbers were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in the Sundarbans under Koyra upazila early Tuesday. Two of the deceased were identified...

Police arrests Dhaka blast ‘masterminds’

-- October 14, 2019 21:49:02

Police have arrested the 'masterminds' of the crude bomb attacks on the law-enforcing agency at the capital's Gulistan and Science Laboratory intersections earlier this year. According to the law-enf...

Boat craftsmen struggling for livelihood in Naraill

-- October 14, 2019 20:53:56

NARAIL, Oct 14 (UNB): Twenty-five families, who have kept the boat-making craftsmanship alive for smooth movement in the monsoon, are struggling to keep their heads above water in summer.  Resid...

Directives given for quick disposal of the case: PM to Abrar’s family  

-- October 14, 2019 19:49:16

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said she has directed the Law Minister to find ways for quick disposal of the Abrar Fahad murder case. "I’ve already asked the Law Minister to find out a...

Don't show firearms publicly, govt issues notification

BSS October 14, 2019 18:45:56

The government on Monday ordered licenced firearm holders not to show their firearms publicly, warning that those who will violate this order will have to face actions as per the section 25 (A) of the...

Digital device expo kicks off in city

FE Online Report October 14, 2019 18:41:40

A three-day long 'Digital Device and Innovation Expo-2019' has kicked off in the city on Monday aimed at showcasing locally-made products and attracting visitors specially youth and students. Foreign...

Disposal of radioactive wastes: Cabinet obligates polluters to bear costs

-- October 14, 2019 18:18:56

The Cabinet has approved a draft policy for radioactive waste management, obligating the users of radioactive elements or polluters to take the main role for safe disposal of the hazardous wastes. Th...

300 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

-- October 14, 2019 16:46:20

Three hundred new dengue patients were admitted to hospitals across the country in 24 hours till Monday morning. Of them, 86 were hospitalised in Dhaka, the Directorate General of Health Services sai...

Nine to die for killing businessman in Chattogram

-- October 14, 2019 16:43:08

A tribunal in Chattogram on Monday sentenced nine people to death and four others to life term imprisonment for killing a businessman in 2013. Chattogram Divisional Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Mohamm...

Verdict on five Gaibandha war criminals Tuesday

-- October 14, 2019 14:12:32

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 is set to issue its verdict against five people accused of committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in Gaibandha on Tuesday. The accused in the...

Abrar murder: BCL expels Amit Saha

-- October 14, 2019 13:51:15

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on Monday expelled its BUET unit leader Amit Saha for his involvement in the murder of second-year student Abrar Fahad. He was not presented at the spot during the Oct...