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Six-year-old child raped in Savar

Six-year-old child raped in Savar

-- 2017-10-20 12:09:10

A six-year-old child has been raped in Savar. She has not been able to identify the attacker, said Savar Model Police Station OC Mohsinul Qadir on Friday. The child had gone out to buy cookies from...

BIWTA bars small vessels from leaving terminal

BIWTA bars small vessels from leaving terminal

-- 2017-10-20 12:00:00

The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) barred small vessels from leaving terminals amid squally weather caused by a depression over the Bay of Bengal. The BIWTA issued the order for...

30,000 Rohingyas now at no man's land

30,000 Rohingyas now at no man's land

Our Correspondent 2017-10-20 12:00:00

COX'S BAZAR, Oct 19:   At least 30,000 Rohingyas who fled persecution in Myanmar's Rakhine state have gathered in the no man's land near the Anjumanpara border point of Ukhia upazila to ente...

Hanging body of UZ chairman recovered in Sherpur

Hanging body of UZ chairman recovered in Sherpur

-- 2017-10-20 12:00:00

Police recovered the hanging body of Nakla Upazila chairman from his residence at Kursha in Nakla Upazila headquarters in Sherpur on Friday. The deceased Mahbub Ali alias Manir, aged 65, was a former...

700,000 people vaccinated against cholera in Cox’s Bazar

700,000 people vaccinated against cholera in Cox’s Bazar

-- 2017-10-20 12:00:00

More than 700,000 people over the age of one year have been administered oral cholera vaccine in the first phase of a campaign here to protect the newly arrived Rohingya population and their host comm...

Countrywide rainfall continues

Countrywide rainfall continues

-- 2017-10-20 12:00:00

Moderate to heavy rainfall, triggered by land depression in the Bay, is continuing throughout the country on Friday, disrupting the normal life. Residents of Khulna, Barisal and Dhaka divisions witne...

'Drug pedlar' killed in reported shootout with RAB

'Drug pedlar' killed in reported shootout with RAB

-- 2017-10-20 11:03:48

An alleged drug dealer has been shot dead by the Rapid Action Battalion or RAB during a reported shootout at Ice Factory Road in Chittagong. A bag containing around 0.20 million (200,000) yaba tablet...

Man dies in city road crash

Man dies in city road crash

-- 2017-10-20 10:42:28

A man was killed in a road accident at Dhaka's Tikatuli on Thursday night.   Witness Mostafizur Rahman Shuvo said a Jurain-bound bus of 'Rangdhanu Paribahan' knocked down a pedestrian in front...

Govt takes back Kishoregonj textiles mills

Govt takes back Kishoregonj textiles mills

-- 2017-10-20 08:30:01

The government has taken back Kishoregonj Textiles Mills Ltd from private sector for violating the major conditions set out during handing over the state-owned enterprise. The authorities concerned k...

Queen of Jordan to visit Rohingyas Oct 23

Queen of Jordan to visit Rohingyas Oct 23

-- 2017-10-20 07:22:16

Queen of Jordan Rania Al Abdullah will visit Cox’s Bazar on Monday (Oct 23) to see for herself the Rohingya situation on the ground. Queen Rania is scheduled to arrive here on Monday morning, a...

14 detained over cheating, unfair means in DU admission test

14 detained over cheating, unfair means in DU admission test

-- 2017-10-20 06:20:35

Fourteen students, including a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League(BCL), were detained from different centers for cheating and adopting unfair means during ‘Gha’ unit written test of DU fo...

Amnesty seeks support for Rohingyas

Amnesty seeks support for Rohingyas

-- 2017-10-20 05:09:54

The Amnesty International urged international community to pledge support for Rohingya refugees fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh. The rights group also said in a statement on Friday that more count...

Heavy rain likely countrywide

Heavy rain likely countrywide

-- 2017-10-20 03:28:21

A depression over the Bay of Bengal was causing heavy rainfall over areas in Bangladesh. Under its influence, heavy to very heavy downpours are expected over Khulna, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Myme...

President off to London for medical check-up

President off to London for medical check-up

-- 2017-10-20 03:19:55

President Abdul Hamid will leave Dhaka for London on Saturday morning for medical check-up. "A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the President will take off from Hazrat Shahjalal Inte...

Two die in Ctg road mishap

Two die in Ctg road mishap

-- 2017-10-20 01:14:33

Two people were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident at Barabkunda on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway under Sitakunda upazila on early Friday. The deceased have been identified as Masud, 35, and...

Police detain robbers in old Dhaka

Police detain robbers in old Dhaka

-- 2017-10-19 12:31:38

Police in a drive arrested eight members of a robber gang from Badamtoli area of old parts of Dhaka city Wednesday. Media and Public Relations Department Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Dhaka Metropolita...

Chinese co gets contract to build 4.5km elevated structure of BRT

Chinese co gets contract to build 4.5km elevated structure of BRT

Munima Sultana 2017-10-19 12:00:00

A Chinese company is set to get Tk 9.35 billion contract for construction of 4.5-kilometre elevated structure from Uttara House Building to Cherag Ali Market of the bus-based mass transit line from Ga...

Maritime ports advised to hoist signal 3

Maritime ports advised to hoist signal 3

-- 2017-10-19 12:00:00

Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla, and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal no three as the well marked low over West Central Bay and adjoining area intensified int...

Khaleda gets bail in two graft cases

Khaleda gets bail in two graft cases

-- 2017-10-19 12:00:00

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has secured bail in the Zia Welfare Trust and Zia Orphanage Trust graft cases. Khaleda returned to Dhaka from London on Oct 18 after warrants were issued against her in th...

Labour newcomer to head NZ government

Labour newcomer to head NZ government

BBC 2017-10-19 12:00:00

New Zealand is set for a centre-left coalition government led by Labour head Jacinda Ardern. Ms Ardern has been opposition leader for the last three months. At 37, she is set to be the country's youn...

Funds of Zia Orphanage Trust were not embezzled: Khaleda

Funds of Zia Orphanage Trust were not embezzled: Khaleda

-- 2017-10-19 12:00:00

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says not even one taka of the Zia Orphanage Trust was misused or embezzled and that all of the funds are entrusted to banks, reports bdnews24.com. The BNP chief says she b...

Sylhet BCL committee dismissed over fellow murder

Sylhet BCL committee dismissed over fellow murder

-- 2017-10-19 12:00:00

The Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) in Sylhet has announced the dismissal of its district committee after allegations that several activists were involved in the murder of BCL activist Omor Miad. The...

Flood losses amount to Tk 150b: CPD

Flood losses amount to Tk 150b: CPD

FE Online Report 2017-10-19 12:00:00

The Center for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has revealed that the losses caused by two recent spells of flood in the country have been estimated to be Tk 150.1 billion. Crop losses, collapse of houses and f...

BD urges UNSC to solve Rohingya, Palestine crises

BD urges UNSC to solve Rohingya, Palestine crises

-- 2017-10-19 12:00:00

Bangladesh Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen has urged the UN Security Council (UNSC) to take combined and firm steps for a permanent solution to the humani...

Airline sued for not serving champagne

Airline sued for not serving champagne

BBC 2017-10-19 11:51:38

A Canadian man has filed a lawsuit against Sunwing Airlines for promising a champagne service and instead serving sparkling wine. Daniel Macduff booked a holiday to Cuba through Sunwing that advertis...

Man found dead in Pabna

Man found dead in Pabna

-- 2017-10-19 11:27:44

A man was found dead in a water body at Khayersuti East Para in Sadar upazila of Pabna district on Wednesday. Local people spotted the body of Nuruzzaman Sheikh, son of Toyon Sheikh, floating in a wa...

Man sued for distorting PM’s photo on Facebook

Man sued for distorting PM’s photo on Facebook

-- 2017-10-19 10:45:09

A case was filed against a man of Magura under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act for allegedly posting the distorted photos of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Facebook. Tarikul I...

Rights campaigners seek EC probe into Bangladesh's GSP

Rights campaigners seek EC probe into Bangladesh's GSP

Monira Munni 2017-10-19 10:12:37

Five global-rights groups made a fresh plea to the European Commission (EC) to recheck Bangladesh's GSP status as they alleged continuous denial of core labour rights in the country's apparel industry...

Quader claims BNP's proposals to EC are against public interest

Quader claims BNP's proposals to EC are against public interest

-- 2017-10-19 09:58:00

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader Thursday said BNP's proposals submitted before the Election Commission (EC) in the dialogue are opposed to public interests. "Awami League gave proposals...

Youth’s body found in B’baria

Youth’s body found in B’baria

-- 2017-10-19 02:37:34

An unidentified young man was found dead floating in a pond at Bhitikalisima village in Bijoynagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Thursday, reports UNB. Local people spotted the body of the unid...