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UNHCR sees increasing trend of diarrhoeal diseases among Rohingyas

UNHCR sees increasing trend of diarrhoeal diseases among Rohingyas

-- 2017-10-03 12:00:00

The UN refugee agency sees an increasing trend of diarrhoeal diseases among Rohingyas fleed violence in Myanmar, now living in a crowded condition in Cox's Bazar of Bangladesh. UNHCR spokesperson And...

Snake charmer hacked dead

Snake charmer hacked dead

-- 2017-10-03 10:31:21

A snake charmer was hacked to death by miscreants at a Bedey Palli in Porabari area on Monday night.   Police said miscreants attacked Sohel Hossain, son of Nur Hossain, around 7 p.m. and hacked...

Minor siblings drown

Minor siblings drown

-- 2017-10-03 09:32:30

Two minor siblings drowned in a canal at Chhoto Khurma village in Bishwanath upazila of Sylhet district on Monday. The deceased were identified as Rohan Ahmed, 12 and Redwan Ahmed, 8, sons of one Ezz...

‘60pc of Rohingya refugees are children’

‘60pc of Rohingya refugees are children’

-- 2017-10-03 09:05:01

Sixty per cent of the Rohingyas who have fled Myanmar to Bangladesh since August 25 are children under 18, including hundreds without family members, says Save the Children. The organisation said it...

Four get death over murder in Habiganj

Four get death over murder in Habiganj

-- 2017-10-03 07:37:51

A court in Habiganj sentenced on Tuesday four persons to death in the murder of a man 16 years ago. Habiganj's additional district and sessions judge convicted nine people in the killing. It ordered...

BGB members detain seven Rohingyas in Satkhira

BGB members detain seven Rohingyas in Satkhira

-- 2017-10-03 06:17:21

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained seven Rohingya people, including two minor children, from Hijaldi border area in Kolaroa upazila of Satkhira on Tuesday morning. The detainees are Md...

'Chief justice forced to go on leave'

'Chief justice forced to go on leave'

-- 2017-10-03 04:18:13

Supreme Court Bar Association President Advocate Zainul Abedin says Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has been forced to take leave from the court. The pro-BNP advocate made the comments during a pr...

‘Cousin’ abducts minor girl from Dhamrai

‘Cousin’ abducts minor girl from Dhamrai

-- 2017-10-03 02:52:38

A minor girl has been abducted allegedly by his cousin from Katabar area in Dhamrai upazila of Dhaka district. Rezaul Haque, officer-in-charge of Dhamrai Police Station, said Amena Akhter, 4, daught...

PM mourns Las Vegas shooting victims

PM mourns Las Vegas shooting victims

-- 2017-10-03 02:21:56

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed profound shock at the tragic loss of more than 50 lives in a mindless and deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas city of United States Monday. In a message of co...

Justice Wahhab Miah made acting CJ

Justice Wahhab Miah made acting CJ

-- 2017-10-03 01:47:21

Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah is heading the Appellate Division as it resumes its session in the absence of Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, who went on a one-month leave on health grounds. Surendr...

Madaripur road crash leaves one dead

Madaripur road crash leaves one dead

-- 2017-10-03 01:02:21

A man was killed and five others injured as a bus hit an auto-rickshaw in the municipality area in Sadar upazila of Madaripur district on Tuesday morning. The accident took place on Dhaka-Madari...

Two killed in Dinajpur road crash

Two killed in Dinajpur road crash

-- 2017-10-02 12:05:21

Two people were killed in a road accident in front of Sadar upazila office in the district town on Monday morning. Identity of the deceased could not be known immediately, reports UNB. Police said a...

Aamra Networks  makes  debut trading today

Aamra Networks makes debut trading today

FE Online Desk 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Aamra Networks will make its debut trading today (Monday) on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange. Aamra Networks, which received regulatory approval for going public from the B...

We have proved, we can: PM

We have proved, we can: PM

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina beamed with exaltation and cheer at the first installation of a span on the country's biggest infrastructure Padma Bridge project. "Yes, we've proved, we can ... I'm very...

Bangladesh, Myanmar discussing Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh, Myanmar discussing Rohingya crisis

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

A Bangladesh government delegation is meeting with representatives of the Myanmar government in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis amid mounting international pressure. The meeting began at the sta...

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar minister in Dhaka

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar minister in Dhaka

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's emissary has flown in Dhaka amid pressure over the situation in Rakhine State that has pushed over half a million Rohingyas into Bangladesh. A senior official at the...

Anti-British movement leader Jasim Uddin no more

Anti-British movement leader Jasim Uddin no more

Agencies 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Anti-British movement leader Jasim Uddin Mondal passed away at a city hospital on Monday morning due to old age complications. The veteran communist leader breathed his last around 6:00am at Health a...

Teen ‘tortured to death by cops’ in Sherpur

Teen ‘tortured to death by cops’ in Sherpur

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

A 17-year-old boy died hours after being released from police custody in Nalitabari upazila early Monday. The victim has been identified as Biswajit Chandra Dey, son of Bidhan Chandra Dey of Uttar Ba...

‘Drug peddler’ held with Phensedyl

‘Drug peddler’ held with Phensedyl

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested an alleged drug pedlar along with 144 bottles of Phensedyl from Bohorom Tantipara village of Sadar upazila on Sunday night. Being tipped of...

Myanmar proposes repatriation of Rohingya refugees

Myanmar proposes repatriation of Rohingya refugees

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Myanmar has proposed the repatriation of Rohingya refugees accepting Bangladesh's proposal to form a joint working group soon to start the overall process bilaterally. Foreign minister Mahmood Ali di...

Govt allocates solar panels for Rohingyas

Govt allocates solar panels for Rohingyas

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

The government allocated 500 solar power driven street lights and 2,000 home system panels for 12 Rohingya camps. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader came up with the information while...

'CJ goes on one-month leave on health grounds'

'CJ goes on one-month leave on health grounds'

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha is going on a one-month leave from Monday on health grounds. “The Chief Justice went on the leave from today (Monday) due to his illness and he sent a letter...

Man hacked dead in Chuadanga

Man hacked dead in Chuadanga

-- 2017-10-02 11:11:11

A young man was chopped to death by some miscreants at Khaspara village in Sadar upazila of Chuadanga district on Monday. Tozammel Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said acting on...

Joint panel to send back Rohingya refugees

Joint panel to send back Rohingya refugees

-- 2017-10-02 10:41:28

Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to form a joint working group to start the repatriation process of all the Rohingyas living in Bangladesh. Officials of the two countries met in Dhaka on Monday to...

Two dead in Rangpur road mishap

Two dead in Rangpur road mishap

-- 2017-10-02 10:37:59

Two people died and at least four were injured after a pickup and a truck collided head-on in Rangpur, police have said. The accident occurred in Mithapukur Upazila’s Jaigirhat Bus Stand area a...

Muggers stab policeman to death

Muggers stab policeman to death

-- 2017-10-02 10:00:32

A policeman was stabbed dead by a group of muggers on Dhaka-Sylhet highway under Syed Nazrul Islam Bridge in Bhairab upazila of Kishoreganj district on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Ar...

Mobile court fines fishermen in Bhola for catching hilsa

Mobile court fines fishermen in Bhola for catching hilsa

-- 2017-10-02 07:09:33

Two mobile courts in Bhola Monday fined 10 fishermen for catching hilsa in Meghna and Tetulia rivers defying the ongoing ban. Two separate mobile teams conducted the drives at different points of the...

WFP seeks $75m for Rohingyas

WFP seeks $75m for Rohingyas

-- 2017-10-02 06:42:11

The World Food Programme or WFP appealed on Sunday for $75 million in emergency aid over the next six months to help alleviate the suffering of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, reports Reuters. "The...

Switzerland to provide new funds for Rohingyas

Switzerland to provide new funds for Rohingyas

-- 2017-10-02 06:36:15

Switzerland will provide 1.8 million Swiss francs in emergency assistance for the Rohingya refugess, fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh. The country is also mobilising additional funds as the number of...

Indian finance minister to arrive Tuesday

Indian finance minister to arrive Tuesday

-- 2017-10-02 06:23:58

Indian Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley will pay a 3-day official visit from Tuesday. He will be visiting Bangladesh at the invitation of Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith...