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More leather estates in Ctg, Rajshahi: PM

More leather estates in Ctg, Rajshahi: PM

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

The government will set up two more leather industrial estates in Chittagong and Rajshahi divisions for further development of the country's leather sector. The prime minister said this while inaug...

EU, Japan reaffirm Rohingya  support

EU, Japan reaffirm Rohingya support

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

The Foreign Ministers (FM) of two European Union (EU) countries along with Japanese FM and an EU High Representative are set to pay day-long visit to Cox’s Bazar on Sunday. During the visit, Fo...

Rangpur attackers identified through video footage: Kamal

Rangpur attackers identified through video footage: Kamal

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

Many culprits behind the arson attack on Hindu community in Rangpur have been identified by inspecting video footage. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said this to reporter on Thursday after a me...

HRW terms Myanmar army’s sexual violence widespread

HRW terms Myanmar army’s sexual violence widespread

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

Myanmar security forces have committed widespread rape against women and girls as part their operation to decimate Rohingya Muslims from the country’s Rakhine State, reveals a Human Rights Watch...

Judges’ Code of conduct gazette likely by Dec 3

Judges’ Code of conduct gazette likely by Dec 3

-- 2017-11-16 11:50:52

The much-awaited gazette notification on the rules determining the discipline and conduct of lower court judges is expected to be issued before December 3 subject to the President’s approval. L...

Police recovers 24 crude bombs in Savar

Police recovers 24 crude bombs in Savar

-- 2017-11-16 11:38:36

Police recovered 24 crude bombs from Basaid area in Ashulia here on Thursday. Locals said that they found a black bag in an abandoned condition in the area at noon and found the bombs wrapped with bl...

Khaleda anxious about getting justice

Khaleda anxious about getting justice

-- 2017-11-16 11:35:28

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia said she is anxious about getting justice in the cases filed against her considering the current state of the judiciary. Khaleda expressed her anxiety while giving her sel...

BNP plan programmes to celebrate Tarique’s birthday

BNP plan programmes to celebrate Tarique’s birthday

-- 2017-11-16 11:24:56

BNP has chalked out a two-day programme to celebrate the 53rd birthday of its Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman on Monday, reports UNB. Party Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi announ...

‘PM’s comments on Khaleda out of spite’

‘PM’s comments on Khaleda out of spite’

-- 2017-11-16 11:19:47

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Thursday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made degrading comment about their Chairperson Khaleda Zia in Parliament on Wednesday 'out of jealous...

Early cultivated cabbage growers  making handsome profit

Early cultivated cabbage growers making handsome profit

Our Correspondent 2017-11-16 09:11:03

RANGPUR, Nov 16: The growers of early cultivated cabbage in different areas under the district are jubilant as they are earning handsome profit this season. Presently, harvesting of early cultivate...

As winter sets in, Bhapa Pitha gets popularity among commoners of Rajshahi city

As winter sets in, Bhapa Pitha gets popularity among commoners of Rajshahi city

Our Correspondent 2017-11-16 09:10:09

RAJSHAHI, Nov16: With the approaching of winter, selling of some seasonal foods has also been started in Rajshahi city and surrounding areas. One of such foods is Bhapa Pitha, a traditional cake mad...

Water spinach production on the rise in Bogra

Water spinach production on the rise in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2017-11-16 09:08:59

BOGRA, Nov 16: A good number of peasants of all the twelve upazilas of the district cultivate the water spinach (Kolmi Shak) round the year due to a high market demand. The Department of Agricultur...

Bhasani’s 41st death anniversary on Friday

Bhasani’s 41st death anniversary on Friday

-- 2017-11-16 08:09:53

The 41st death anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani, a great national leader, will be observed on Friday with due respect. Bhasani, popularly known as 'Majlum Jananeta'- the Leader of the...

Khaleda to appear before court Nov 23

Khaleda to appear before court Nov 23

-- 2017-11-16 07:52:33

A Dhaka court has asked BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on November 23 to place her self-defence statements in Zia Orphanage Trust and Zia Charitable Trust graft cases. Special Judge...

HC orders arrest of Patuakhali fake doctor

HC orders arrest of Patuakhali fake doctor

-- 2017-11-16 06:58:46

The High Court has directed the officer-in-charge of Baufal police station in Patuakhali to arrest fake physician Razan Das who left gauze inside a woman's abdomen during her cesarean surgery at a pri...

ACC catches edu official red-handed while taking bribe

ACC catches edu official red-handed while taking bribe

-- 2017-11-16 06:38:48

A special team of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has caught an education official of Sirajganj red-handed while taking bribe.  ACC Pabna district office’s special team arrested offic...

Govt to make land management transparent: Sherif

Govt to make land management transparent: Sherif

-- 2017-11-16 06:18:33

The government is steadfast to make land management transparent and corruption free, said Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif. "The government is working to ensure people's desired services in the la...

Hatirjheel to get opera house

Hatirjheel to get opera house

-- 2017-11-16 05:54:36

The government has decided to build an opera house in the capital’s popular recreational spot Hatirjheel.  The theatre will boast all modern facilities.  "The design of the project t...

WUB to organise ComTech festival

WUB to organise ComTech festival

FE Online Desk 2017-11-16 03:20:00

The World University of Bangladesh (WUB) is organising the 6th ‘WUB-National ComTech Festival’ at its Panthapath campus on Friday. Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the WU...

'Digital Security Act not to harass journos'

'Digital Security Act not to harass journos'

-- 2017-11-16 02:23:52

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Thursday said the government is going to formulate the Digital Security Act to ensure common people's digital security, not to harass journalists. "We're going...

Prime accused in Manarat student murder held

Prime accused in Manarat student murder held

-- 2017-11-15 12:59:02

Police in a drive arrested the prime accused in the killing case of Manarat International University student Nasim Ahmed from Comilla district early Wednesday. Officer-in-charge of Badda Police Stat...

Sundarbans ‘gunfight’ leaves two robbers dead

Sundarbans ‘gunfight’ leaves two robbers dead

-- 2017-11-15 12:41:51

Two members of a pirate gang, "Abbas Bahini" were killed during a 'gunfight' with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Katlar Khal of Baleshwar River under Swarankhola range of the Sundarbans on...

Modern methods boosting output

Modern methods boosting output

Iqbal Siddiquee 2017-11-15 12:07:34

HABIGANJ, Nov 14: Cultivation of summer season vegetables by using modern methods has been gaining popularity among the farmers of Sylhet region. Chairman of Horticulture Department of Sylhet Agricul...

Char people attain solvency from cucumber cultivation

Char people attain solvency from cucumber cultivation

Our Correspondent 2017-11-15 12:00:57

BOGRA, Nov 14: Hundreds of char people of the mighty Jamuna in Sarikandi, Sonatola and Dhunot upazilas of the district has attained financial self-reliance by cultivating cucumber. Cucumber was culti...

BNP's stance on next election contradictory: Obaidul

BNP's stance on next election contradictory: Obaidul

-- 2017-11-15 12:00:00

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said the BNP's stance over participating the upcoming national election is contradictory. The Road Transport and Bridges Minister alleged that BNP's...

Kamal sees conspiracy behind Rangpur Hindu attack

Kamal sees conspiracy behind Rangpur Hindu attack

-- 2017-11-15 12:00:00

Home Minster Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said there might be conspiracy behind recent arson attacks on the Hindu community in Rangpur. "The Rangpur incident is the recurrence of Brahmanbaria's Nasirnagar...

BGMEA requests govt to form wage board for RMG workers

BGMEA requests govt to form wage board for RMG workers

Monira Munni 2017-11-15 12:00:00

A move has been initiated to raise the minimum monthly wages of the workers of the country's ready-made garment sector in line with a provision of the labour law. This, industry insiders say, would...

EC not ready for EVMs use: CEC

EC not ready for EVMs use: CEC

-- 2017-11-15 12:00:00

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on Wednesday said the Commission is not ready to use electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the 11 parliamentary elections.“The Commission has no p...

Dainik Purbokone editor no more

Dainik Purbokone editor no more

-- 2017-11-15 12:00:00

Dainik Purbokone editor Taslim Uddin Chowdhury has passed away. He was 63. Mohammad Ali, a senor journalist of the daily published from Chittagong, said the editor breathed his last at a hospital in...

The FE enters into its 25th year of publication

The FE enters into its 25th year of publication

Moazzem Hossain 2017-11-15 12:00:00

The publication of the special anniversary issue today is a happy occasion for us, in The Financial Express (FE). It is a commemorative event, not a drum-beating one. That this daily, with its prime f...