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1,351 women violated in Jan-Nov

FE Online Report December 15, 2019 17:35:21

At least 1,351 women were raped and in the first 11 months of current calendar year across the country, showing considerable hike in the social menace compared to last year, according to report of an...

Amnesty for sharing responsibility to ensure education for Rohingya children

-- December 15, 2019 17:24:29

The international community must not shirk its responsibility when it comes to the education of Rohingya children in the camps in Cox’s Bazar, Amnesty International said ahead of the first Globa...

Another Khulna jute mill worker dies

-- December 15, 2019 15:39:56

Another jute mill worker, who fell sick during a fast-unto death progrmame of jute mill workers and then joined work on Saturday after recovery, died at Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) on Sunda...

Six held along Jhenaidah border while entering from India

-- December 15, 2019 14:57:28

Six people were detained by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members from Sastar Bazar area in Maheshpur upazila on Sunday morning for illegally entering Bangladesh from India. A media release signed by...

India not pushing anyone into Bangladesh, says Momen

-- December 15, 2019 14:39:19

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said India is not pushing anybody into Bangladesh. He also said the government will send them back if anybody other than Bangladeshis enters the country,...

Want to develop well-trained armed force: PM

-- December 15, 2019 14:20:27

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the government wants to develop a professional and well-trained armed force for Bangladesh to keep pace with the constantly-changing world. “We&rsquo...

Throwing polytechnic principal into pond: 16 to face action

-- December 15, 2019 13:35:14

Rajshahi Polytechnic Institute is going to take punitive action against 16 students over throwing its principal into a pond on the campus. The decision was taken at a meeting of the academic-cum-admi...

Govt finally publishes list of 10,789 Razakars

-- December 15, 2019 12:51:10

In the first phase, the government on Sunday published a list of 10,789 Razakars who collaborated with the Pakistani occupation forces during the War of Liberation in 1971. Liberation war affairs min...

Keraniganj factory fire death toll climbs to 16

-- December 15, 2019 12:22:30

Two more victims of the Keraniganj plastic factory fire succumbed to their injuries at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery on Sunday, taking the death toll from the incident t...

Cargo vessel sinks after collision with launch in Kirtankhola

-- December 15, 2019 11:29:29

A cargo vessel capsized in the Kirtankhola River near the Barishal river port in Sadar upazila on Saturday night after a collision with a launch. Azmal Huda Mithu Sarker, an official of the port, sai...

Boiler inspection at RMG units may start middle of next year

MONIRA MUNNI December 15, 2019 10:50:49

Boiler safety inspection in the country's readymade garment (RMG) factories would start in the middle of next year under the supervision of brands, trade unions and manufacturers, sources said. Earli...

Nearly 39000 workers return home under Malaysian B4G

FE REPORT December 15, 2019 10:13:18

Nearly 39000 undocumented Bangladeshi workers returned home from Malaysia until December 12 last under the 'Back for Good' (B4G) programme of that country. The 'voluntary' programme started on August...

Stay alert about traitors, killers: PM

UNB December 14, 2019 21:34:40

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged all, particularly the young generation, to stay alert about traitors and killers so that they cannot play with the fate of Bangladesh anymore in the futu...

Twenty-one BD students top in Cambridge O, A level exams

-- December 14, 2019 20:32:59

Cambridge International has conferred an impressive 82 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards on Bangladesh students, says a press release. The global awards celebrate the highest performing students f...

17 journos fall sick after taking BCB-provided food

-- December 14, 2019 20:23:54

At least 17 local sports journalists, who are covering the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), and eight support staff have fallen sick after taking food provided by the Bangladesh Cr...

Immigration through Tamabil port resumes after 30 hrs

-- December 14, 2019 19:13:57

Immigration activities through Tamabil customs station which came to a halt on Friday resumed on Saturday noon after about 30 hours. Bangladeshi passport passengers started entering India through Tam...

Muktijuddho Corner opens at Jatiya Press Club

-- December 14, 2019 18:03:42

Jatiya Press Club on Saturday opened a special corner on 1971 Liberation War coinciding with the Martyred Intellectuals Day and Victory Day celebrations drawing war veterans, editors and senior journa...

Jute mills operational as workers postpone strike

-- December 14, 2019 17:24:06

Workers of nine state-owned jute mills in Khulna and Jashore on Saturday postponed their ongoing unto-death hunger strike for three days upon assurance of fulfilling their demands. “The unto-de...

Stay delays trial of 518 ACC suits

Sajibur Rahman December 14, 2019 16:56:33

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) was unable to move with the trial of 518 high-profile graft cases, thanks to stay orders by the High Court (HC) until October this year. The lawsuits were regis...

Rumpa's death: No sign of rape found in autopsy

-- December 14, 2019 16:46:18

An autopsy on Stamford University student Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa, who was found dead on a Dhaka street, did not find any evidence of rape on her body, according to Sohel Mahmud, chief of the forensic...

Hasina greets Johnson; seeks support for Rohingya repatriation

-- December 14, 2019 15:31:25

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina congratulated British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the impressive victory of his Conservative Party in the national election of the United Kingdom. Sheikh Hasina obser...

Quader for legal action against Daily Sangram

FE ONLINE DESK December 14, 2019 14:30:36

Road, transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader wants the government to act legally against the Daily Sangram for running a report describing Jamaat leader and convicted war criminal Jamaat leader...

Daily Sangram editor arrested

FE ONLINE DESK December 14, 2019 13:38:05

Police have shown arrested The Daily Sangram editor Abul Asad in a case filed under the Digital Security Act. Anisur Rahman, deputy commissioner (Tejgaon division) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP),...

Jute mill workers postpone strike for three days

FE ONLINE DESK December 14, 2019 12:58:53

Workers of nine state-run jute mills located in Khulna and Jashore have postponed their indefinite hunger strike for three days from today (Saturday). This follows their meeting with state minister f...

Keraniganj factory fire death toll rises to 14

-- December 14, 2019 11:22:29

Another victim of Keraniganj plastic factory fire succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Saturday morning, taking the death toll from the incident to 14. The deceased w...

Jhut export on the rise, recycled yarn producers feel the pinch

ISMAIL HOSSAIN December 14, 2019 10:44:34

Increasing export of jhut or leftover scraps of fabric, a by-product of ready-made garment (RMG) sector has hit the local recycled yarn producers. Earlier, there was a big local market for recycled...

Govt mulls drilling untapped gas wells

M AZIZUR RAHMAN December 14, 2019 10:29:52

Petrobangla contemplates developing untapped as well as disused small gas fields by potential international oil companies (IOCs) under the revenue-sharing contract (RSC), a new arrangement for doing t...

High-rise growth drives demand for large lifts

JASIM UDDIN HAROON December 14, 2019 10:14:10

The demand for large-sized lifts or elevators has seen a big jump in recent years in step with the growing number of high-rise buildings and greater industrial use in major cities. According to offic...

President, PM pay tribute to martyred intellectuals

-- December 14, 2019 09:53:23

President Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday paid rich tributes to the martyred intellectuals on the occasion of the Martyred Intellectuals Day. First the president and then the...

Foam factory catches fire in Badda

-- December 13, 2019 21:15:45

A fire broke out at a foam factory in North Badda on Friday evening. “Seven firefighting units brought the blaze under control around 9pm,” fire service control room official Forhadul Ala...