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SSC exams start on Nov 14, HSC on Dec 2

SSC exams start on Nov 14, HSC on Dec 2

-- 2021-09-27 15:47:59

SSC examinations are set to begin on Nov 14, while the HSC exams will start on Dec 2, according to the notices announced by the government. The new dates for the tests, long-delayed by the coronaviru...

High Court orders legal action against unlicensed microcredit lenders

High Court orders legal action against unlicensed microcredit lenders

-- 2021-09-27 13:19:44

The High Court has ordered the formation of a Bangladesh Bank special committee to investigate the activities of unauthorised financial institutions dealing in microcredit loans, bdnews24.com reports....

Article 19 slams violation of right to express in Bangladesh during pandemic

Article 19 slams violation of right to express in Bangladesh during pandemic

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-27 13:02:36

ARTICLE 19 on Monday expressed grave concern over an ‘unprecedented trend of the continuous violation of citizens' right to express and to know’ in Bangladesh during the Covid-19 pandemic....

Vegetable farming on floating beds changing farmers' fortune

Vegetable farming on floating beds changing farmers' fortune

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-09-27 08:53:32

NETRAKONA: Vegetable farming on floating beds in water-bodies is gaining popularity in haor areas of the district, as it holds the prospect of changing farmers' fortunes. Due to floods and natural ca...

Move to free transport sector from child labour

Move to free transport sector from child labour

MUNIMA SULTANA 2021-09-27 08:44:39

A move has been taken to free the transport sector from child labour, as a large number of children below 18 years work in automobile workshops, public transports and water-vessels, making it one of...

HC rules over the provision of seeking permission before arresting civil servants         

HC rules over the provision of seeking permission before arresting civil servants      

FE ONLINE REPORT   2021-09-26 21:27:33

The High Court (HC) on Sunday questioned the legality of a provision of government service law which has made it mandatory for police to take permission from higher authorities before arresting any ci...

Deceived clients of Destiny, Jubok can get 50 to 60pc of money back

Deceived clients of Destiny, Jubok can get 50 to 60pc of money back

-- 2021-09-26 20:32:17

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi has expressed his hope that deceived clients of Destiny Group and Jubok, which collapsed amid widespread fraud, would get 50 to 60 per cent money back by selling the asse...

BNP will get befitting reply if it tries to create chaos, Obaidul Quader warns

BNP will get befitting reply if it tries to create chaos, Obaidul Quader warns

-- 2021-09-26 19:55:42

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said their party, along with the people, will give a befitting reply to BNP if it tries to create unrest in the country by resorting to violence. "...

Two die of dengue, 242 others hospitalised

Two die of dengue, 242 others hospitalised

-- 2021-09-26 18:38:40

Two more dengue patients died in Dhaka and 242 new patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till Sunday morning. With the latest figure, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-bo...

High Court summons textbook board chairman over history distortion

High Court summons textbook board chairman over history distortion

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-26 18:14:32

The High Court on Sunday summoned the National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) chairman and another one over the history distortion in the textbooks for the students of secondary and higher secon...

Covid claims 21 lives in 24hrs, lowest in 4 months

Covid claims 21 lives in 24hrs, lowest in 4 months

-- 2021-09-26 16:59:53

Bangladesh has registered 21 new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, the lowest since May 26, taking the total toll to 27,414. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,551,350 as 980 people tested positive for the...

Govt to administer 8.0m vaccine doses on Tuesday marking PM’s birthday

Govt to administer 8.0m vaccine doses on Tuesday marking PM’s birthday

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-26 16:59:53

The health ministry has taken an initiative to administer 8.0 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines under a campaign on Tuesday, marking Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s birthday. Health Minister Za...

Writ seeks travel ban on top officials of vulnerable e-commerce firms

Writ seeks travel ban on top officials of vulnerable e-commerce firms

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-26 16:46:12

A writ petition has been filed with the High Court seeking its direction upon the concerned bodies of the government to restrain the top officials of the vulnerable digital or e-commerce institutions...

Bangladesh to receive 2.50m more Pfizer vaccine doses Monday

Bangladesh to receive 2.50m more Pfizer vaccine doses Monday

-- 2021-09-26 16:03:04

Bangladesh is set to receive 2.50 million more doses of Pfizer vaccine under COVAX facility which are scheduled to reach Dhaka on Monday. A cargo flight of National Airlines, carrying the vaccine dos...

Mamunul asked to appear before Cumilla court Dec 23

Mamunul asked to appear before Cumilla court Dec 23

-- 2021-09-26 15:17:40

A Cumilla court on Sunday asked Mamunul Haque, former joint secretary general of Hefajat-e-Islam and Mawlana Khaled Saifullah Ayubi to appear before it on December 23 in a case filed over delivering p...

Old man crushed to death under train in city

Old man crushed to death under train in city

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-26 14:47:08

An unidentified old man was crushed under the wheels of a running train in the capital’s Uttara Azampur area on Sunday. Ali Akbar, sub-inspector of Government Railway Police (GRP) of Kamalapu...

Warning signal 2 issued for maritime ports as cyclone ‘Gulab’ nears

Warning signal 2 issued for maritime ports as cyclone ‘Gulab’ nears

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-26 11:49:30

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox'sbazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep distant warning signal no. Two (R) Two hoisted as Cyclonic Storm "GULAB" now lies over Northwest Bay and adjoining...

A Dhaka river, once part of livelihood, now largely lingers in memory

A Dhaka river, once part of livelihood, now largely lingers in memory

-- 2021-09-26 11:22:33

“Is the Singha River nearby?” It takes a moment for Yusuf Khan to process the unlikely question. Then he nods. But the question rekindled some long-buried memories of a river that wound...

ICRC President calls on Foreign Minister

ICRC President calls on Foreign Minister

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-26 10:29:11

President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer has called on Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen and appreciated the humanitarian role of Bangladesh in providing shelter to...

Greeners demand punishment of river polluters

Greeners demand punishment of river polluters

FE REPORT 2021-09-26 09:02:16

A green group has demanded that the government prepare a list of river polluters to bring them to book. The government must take effective steps to save rivers from pollution and encroachment for the...

‘Health-related promises of 2018 election become more relevant now’

‘Health-related promises of 2018 election become more relevant now’

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-09-25 22:45:19

Speakers at a dialogue have said the commitments related to the development of health sector, made by the political parties prior to the national elections in 2018, have become even more relevant due...

PM arrives in Washington

PM arrives in Washington

-- 2021-09-25 20:57:11

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Washington, DC on Saturday. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, carrying the Prime Minister, landed at Dulles International Airport at 10:03am (local t...

PBI identifies body that was found in trunk six years ago

PBI identifies body that was found in trunk six years ago

-- 2021-09-25 20:44:52

A woman was found dead inside a trunk at the capital’s Gabtoli bus terminal in 2015. The trunk was shipped to Dhaka from Chattogram. As the identity of the woman was unknown, the body was burie...

221 more hospitalised with Dengue in 24 hrs

221 more hospitalised with Dengue in 24 hrs

-- 2021-09-25 20:19:49

Another 221 new Dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till Saturday morning. The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained static at 59 as no fresh deat...

PM leaves New York for Washington DC

PM leaves New York for Washington DC

-- 2021-09-25 20:12:27

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left New York for Washington DC on Saturday morning (local time) after attending the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at the UN Headquarters and sideline events...

Sudden shower triggers traffic chaos in Dhaka

Sudden shower triggers traffic chaos in Dhaka

-- 2021-09-25 18:45:36

A sudden rain triggered traffic chaos in different parts of the capital with vehicles stranded on roads for a long lime, causing sufferings to commuters. The heavy rain that started around 2 pm and l...

Bangladesh records 818 new virus cases, lowest daily count in almost 19 weeks

Bangladesh records 818 new virus cases, lowest daily count in almost 19 weeks

-- 2021-09-25 18:04:57

Bangladesh has registered 818 new cases of COVID-19 in a day, the lowest since May 17, as the total caseload rose to 1,550,371. The country also logged 25 new deaths from COVID-19 in the 24 hours to...

Schools will be closed again if pandemic situation deteriorates, Dipu Moni says

Schools will be closed again if pandemic situation deteriorates, Dipu Moni says

-- 2021-09-25 16:16:27

Education Minister Dipu Moni has said the government will not hesitate to close schools again if the COVID-19 situation deteriorates. “As I said before, schools will be closed if necessary if t...

Bangladesh seeks EU support for Rohingya repatriation, trade

Bangladesh seeks EU support for Rohingya repatriation, trade

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-25 15:26:37

Bangladesh has sought an all-out support from the European Union (EU) for the successful repatriation of Rohingya people to Myanmar, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Foreign Minister Dr...

 ‘Drug addict’ stabs cop to death in Rangpur

 ‘Drug addict’ stabs cop to death in Rangpur

-- 2021-09-25 13:49:12

A police officer was allegedly stabbed to death by a suspected drug addict in the Shahebganj area of Rangpur city on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Peyarul Islam, 35, originally from Mogolh...