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AB Bank deputy managing director arrested over fraud case

AB Bank deputy managing director arrested over fraud case

-- 2021-10-05 18:54:29

Police have arrested AB Bank Deputy Managing Director Abdur Rahman on charges of fraud. “A warrant was issued for his arrest in a case filed at the court and he was arrested from his home in Gu...

PM orders probe into irregularities of Kushtia Medical College project

PM orders probe into irregularities of Kushtia Medical College project

-- 2021-10-05 18:02:51

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked authorities to punish all those involved in irregularities during the construction of Kushtia Medical College and Hospital. “The prime minister also instr...

Bangladesh logs 694 new virus cases, 23 deaths in 24 hours

Bangladesh logs 694 new virus cases, 23 deaths in 24 hours

-- 2021-10-05 17:36:40

Bangladesh has registered 23 new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, taking the total toll to 27,614. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,559,452 as 694 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hours...

Edimon Ginting new country director for ADB’s Bangladesh office

Edimon Ginting new country director for ADB’s Bangladesh office

-- 2021-10-05 17:19:59

The Asian Development Bank has appointed Edimon Ginting as its new country director for Bangladesh, reports bdnews24.com. Ginting replaces Manmohan Parkash, who recently joined ADB’s South Asia...

Police rescue four of seven girls who went missing in Dhaka

Police rescue four of seven girls who went missing in Dhaka

-- 2021-10-05 17:11:05

Police have rescued four of seven girls who went missing from the capital’s Mirpur. The Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police rescued two girls from Dhaka’s Sadarghat area on Mond...

Bangladesh resumes broadcast of 24 foreign TV channels

Bangladesh resumes broadcast of 24 foreign TV channels

-- 2021-10-05 17:04:46

Twenty-four TV channels, including BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, Star Sports, Ten Sports and Deutsche Welle, have resumed broadcasting in Bangladesh as they are providing a ‘clean feed’ in line wi...

The former DG of health came back to surrender

The former DG of health came back to surrender

-- 2021-10-05 17:00:39

Former Director General (DG) of the Health Department Abul Kalam Azad returned to the court to surrender in the Regent scandal case. He appeared in the Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge's Court...

US envoys hands over 2.5m Pfizer vaccine doses to Bangladesh

US envoys hands over 2.5m Pfizer vaccine doses to Bangladesh

-- 2021-10-05 15:12:16

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller has handed over a donation of 2.5 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines to Bangladesh, a gift from the American people.  Ambassador Miller and th...

DU students return to halls after 1.5 years

DU students return to halls after 1.5 years

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-10-05 14:39:57

The students of Dhaka University have started returning to the residential halls after a shutdown of one-and-a-half years due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tuesday morning marked the beginning of a ne...

Five held with 90,000 Yaba tablets in Cox's Bazaar

Five held with 90,000 Yaba tablets in Cox's Bazaar

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-10-05 12:38:01

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested five suspected drug peddlers and seized around 90,000 pieces of Yaba tablets from their possession in Cox's Bazaar. The arrestees were identified as Md Shamsul...

A village of vegetable-saplings repute

A village of vegetable-saplings repute

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-10-05 10:26:13

CUMILLA: The farmers of Shameshpur village of Burichang upazila in Cumilla district are now busy selling winter vegetable saplings. Every year from September to November, vegetable saplings worth abou...

President to constitute election commission through search committee, PM says

President to constitute election commission through search committee, PM says

-- 2021-10-04 21:29:17

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the President of the country will constitute a new election commission through a search committee. “The President will form a search committee and the elec...

PM promises stern action against e-commerce fraudsters

PM promises stern action against e-commerce fraudsters

-- 2021-10-04 20:29:27

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised stern action against those involved in embezzling funds in the name of digital commerce, saying the government will also take steps to recover the money. &ld...

Planning minister sees no fear of debt trap for Bangladesh

Planning minister sees no fear of debt trap for Bangladesh

-- 2021-10-04 20:23:07

Planning Minister MA Mannan on Monday said Bangladesh will not get into a debt trap as the country takes foreign loans considering all aspects. "There's no fear for Bangladesh to get into debt trap,"...

Draft law prohibits municipal mayors to remain in office at end of tenure

Draft law prohibits municipal mayors to remain in office at end of tenure

-- 2021-10-04 19:56:01

The Cabinet on Monday gave final approval to the draft of the Local Government (Pourosova) (Amendment) Bill, 2021 aiming to strictly follow the system of holding local government polls at the end of f...

Refugees are just a business for some people, PM says

Refugees are just a business for some people, PM says

-- 2021-10-04 18:38:47

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says that some people have made a business out of refugees, referring to a potential reason for the stalemate in the repatriation of the Rohingya to Myanmar. “For s...

794 COVID-19 cases, 18 deaths reported in 24 hours

794 COVID-19 cases, 18 deaths reported in 24 hours

-- 2021-10-04 17:56:34

Bangladesh has registered 18 new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, taking the total toll to 27,591. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,558,758 as 794 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hours...

BRAC Bank recruits members from third gender community

BRAC Bank recruits members from third gender community

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-10-04 17:35:45

BRAC Bank has hired five transgender and nine differently abled people as part of its workplace diversification and social inclusion drive. They will be assigned to various departments based on their...

BNP fails in elections for its corrupt leadership, PM says

BNP fails in elections for its corrupt leadership, PM says

-- 2021-10-04 17:28:18

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said BNP did not get success in recent elections as the leadership of the party was involved in crime and corruption.  “How can a party win if its leadersh...

Two sentenced to life in prison for sexual assault on Noakhali woman

Two sentenced to life in prison for sexual assault on Noakhali woman

-- 2021-10-04 16:30:58

A Noakhali court has sentenced Delwar Hossain Delu and his accomplice Abul Kalam to life in prison over a sexual assault and rape case in Begumganj. District Women and Children Repression Prevention...

High Court questions ACC notification ending inquiry into Tangail man's graft charges

High Court questions ACC notification ending inquiry into Tangail man's graft charges

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-10-04 15:41:04

The High Court has issued a ruling asking the concerned bodies of the government to explain in three weeks as to why the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) notification ending an inquiry process against...

Court to hand down verdict on Babar’s ACC case on Oct 12

Court to hand down verdict on Babar’s ACC case on Oct 12

-- 2021-10-04 15:27:51

A special court is set to hand down a verdict on Oct 12 in a case filed by the Anticorruption Commission against former State Minister for Home Affairs Lutfozzaman Babar for amassing illegal wealth...

Momen congratulates Mamata for her bypoll win

Momen congratulates Mamata for her bypoll win

-- 2021-10-04 15:06:22

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has congratulated India's West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her landslide win in Bhabanipur by-election. In a congratulatory letter, the Bangladesh for...

Bangladesh to receive 2.5 million more Pfizer doses soon

Bangladesh to receive 2.5 million more Pfizer doses soon

-- 2021-10-04 13:55:12

Bangladesh will receive approximately 2.5 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Monday and Tuesday, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Planning, bdnews24.com reports. A...

Poultry farming fuelling rural economic growth

Poultry farming fuelling rural economic growth

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-10-04 10:14:48

Poultry farming comes as a trigger for growth of rural economy and a fortune changer for farmers in the district, official sources said. Poor families in particular are taking it as a boon, while m...

Arms coming from Myanmar to destabilise Rohingya camps, home minister says

Arms coming from Myanmar to destabilise Rohingya camps, home minister says

-- 2021-10-03 22:51:43

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said arms are coming into the country from Myanmar in various ways in an attempt to create ‘instability' in the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar. H...

Awami League issues show-cause notice to Gazipur city mayor

Awami League issues show-cause notice to Gazipur city mayor

-- 2021-10-03 22:35:40

Awami League has issued a show-cause notice to Gazipur City Corporation Mayor, also general secretary of the party’s Gazipur city unit, Jahangir Alam for allegedly making controversial comments...

DMP arrests 13,942 people in eight-month anti-narcotics drive

DMP arrests 13,942 people in eight-month anti-narcotics drive

-- 2021-10-03 20:39:32

Police arrested 13,942 people and filed 9,821 cases in the capital city during an eight-month special drive against illegal narcotics until August 30, a senior official said on Sunday. Teams from the...

Five accused of Banani double rape case sent to jail, verdict on October 12

Five accused of Banani double rape case sent to jail, verdict on October 12

-- 2021-10-03 20:32:20

A Dhaka court has set October 12 to deliver its verdict in the case of rape of two private university students at a hotel in Dhaka's Banani area four years ago on completion of prosecution and defence...

Legal notice served to resume broadcasting of foreign channels

Legal notice served to resume broadcasting of foreign channels

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-10-03 19:59:24

A legal notice has been served on the information ministry and the cable operators association of Bangladesh (COAB) to take necessary steps within seven days for the restart of the broadcasting of all...