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PM vows safeguarding people’s voting rights

PM vows safeguarding people’s voting rights

-- 2022-07-05 17:05:42

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said her government has been taking all necessary measures to protect the people's voting rights. "The people of this country will enjoy all sorts of their rig...

Bangladesh logs 1,998 new Covid cases, seven deaths

Bangladesh logs 1,998 new Covid cases, seven deaths

-- 2022-07-05 16:54:54

Bangladesh has recorded 1,998 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,982,972. The death toll from the disease climbed by seven in 24 hours to 29,181, according to the...

Government mulls cutting back on power production amid  fuel price hike

Government mulls cutting back on power production amid fuel price hike

-- 2022-07-05 16:51:09

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for austerity in electricity consumption and suggested scaling down power production amid rising fuel prices triggered by the ongoing war in Ukraine. "We shoul...

Henolux owner, wife accused of provoking contractor Anis to commit suicide

Henolux owner, wife accused of provoking contractor Anis to commit suicide

-- 2022-07-05 14:59:07

Nurul Amin, the owner of Henolux Group, and his wife Fatema Amin are facing charges of instigating contractor Gazi Anis to die by suicide, bdnews24.com reports. Anis’s brother Nazrul Islam star...

Contractor Gazi Anis dies from burn wounds after setting himself on fire

Contractor Gazi Anis dies from burn wounds after setting himself on fire

-- 2022-07-05 10:55:15

Gazi Anis, a contractor who set himself on fire at the National Press Club, has died in hospital care, bdnews24.com reports. Anis was receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit in the Sheikh Hasi...

Police question ex-SP Babul, his murdered wife’s minor children

Police question ex-SP Babul, his murdered wife’s minor children

-- 2022-07-04 21:26:13

The Police Bureau of Investigation has questioned the minor son and daughter of former superintendent of police Babul Akter and his murdered wife Mahmuda Akter Mitu in Magura. PBI Inspector Abu Zafar...

Nalka Bridge opened to traffic ahead of Eid to ease rush 

Nalka Bridge opened to traffic ahead of Eid to ease rush 

-- 2022-07-04 21:03:38

Two lanes of Nalka bridge in Sirajganj district were opened to traffic on Monday, aiming to mitigate the sufferings of homebound people of 22 northern and southern districts.  The authorities op...

Flood death toll stands at 107 with five more deaths

Flood death toll stands at 107 with five more deaths

-- 2022-07-04 20:18:10

Flood claimed five more lives in the country in 24 hours till Monday morning, raising the total fatalities to 107, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The deaths were reco...

PM says vested quarter conspiring to oust Awami League government

PM says vested quarter conspiring to oust Awami League government

-- 2022-07-04 19:55:45

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina says a vested quarter is trying to oust her Awami League government despite the government’s success in putting the country on the road to...

Man sets himself on fire at National Press Club

Man sets himself on fire at National Press Club

-- 2022-07-04 19:30:09

A man has set himself on fire at the National Press Club in Dhaka reportedly out of his frustration over a company’s refusal to pay him Tk 12.6 million in dues. The 50-year-old man, Gazi Anis,...

HC stays Destiny’s Rafiqul Amin’s Tk 2b fine, admits appeal for hearing

HC stays Destiny’s Rafiqul Amin’s Tk 2b fine, admits appeal for hearing

FE ONLINE REPORT  2022-07-04 19:08:01

The High Court has admitted an appeal petition for hearing filed by Destiny Group Managing Director Rafiqul Amin against his 12 years jail sentence and fine given by a special court in a case filed ov...

Load-shedding increases due to gas shortages in power plants

Load-shedding increases due to gas shortages in power plants

-- 2022-07-04 18:54:33

The countrywide load-shedding of electricity has been rising because of a huge gas shortage that has led to a significant fall in power generation. Bangladesh Power Development Board's (BPDB) officia...

Awami League leaders pay last respects to Mukul Bose

Awami League leaders pay last respects to Mukul Bose

-- 2022-07-04 18:42:12

Leaders and activists of the Awami League (AL) on Monday paid homage to the party’s Advisory Council member Mukul Bose, who died at a hospital in Chennai of India on July 2 last. The body of Mu...

Fakhrul recovers from Covid-19 after eight days

Fakhrul recovers from Covid-19 after eight days

-- 2022-07-04 18:35:57

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has tested negative for Covid-19, eight days after contracting the virus. “The BNP secretary general underwent the Covid-19 test on Saturday an...

Govt to assist safe & sustained poultry production: Minister

Govt to assist safe & sustained poultry production: Minister

-- 2022-07-04 18:30:02

The government will provide support to ensure safe and sustained poultry production, said Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim on Monday. "Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina-led government will...

RAB nab two RNB members for selling tickets in black market 

RAB nab two RNB members for selling tickets in black market 

-- 2022-07-04 17:40:54

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members have detained two members of Railway Nirapatta Bahini (RNB) for selling tickets at higher prices in black market in Chattogram.  The detainees were Md Robiul...

Commercial buildings inspection begins in Dhaka

Commercial buildings inspection begins in Dhaka

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-04 17:08:23

Integrated inspection teams led by Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) have started inspecting multi-storied commercial buildings (market buildings) in two city corporation areas in Dha...

2,285 Covid-19 cases, 12 deaths reported in 24 hours

2,285 Covid-19 cases, 12 deaths reported in 24 hours

-- 2022-07-04 16:57:18

Bangladesh has recorded 12 new deaths from Covid-19, the highest daily count since Mar 5, taking the total toll from the disease to 29,174. It also recorded 2,285 new coronavirus cases in a day, taki...

Elderly man tortured for refusal to pay extortion, Jubo League leader arrested

Elderly man tortured for refusal to pay extortion, Jubo League leader arrested

-- 2022-07-04 16:46:21

Police have arrested a Jubo League leader in Noakhali’s Subarnachar on charges of brutally torturing an elderly man after he allegedly refused to pay extortion money for the construction of a mo...

Civil society demands flood rehabilitation programmes be implemented through local organisations   

Civil society demands flood rehabilitation programmes be implemented through local organisations  

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-07-04 15:09:17

In any disaster, local people and organisations are the first to stand by disaster-affected people. Therefore, those concerned should increase the capacity of local organisations. That is why the post...

PM reaches Tungipara home crossing Padma Bridge, offers prayer at Bangabandhu's mausoleum

PM reaches Tungipara home crossing Padma Bridge, offers prayer at Bangabandhu's mausoleum

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-04 14:19:06

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is visiting her ancestral home in Gopalganj's Tungipara this day, Monday, for the first time by crossing the Padma Bridge since its inauguration, BSS reports. During the...

Road accidents killed 17 people every day in June: Report

Road accidents killed 17 people every day in June: Report

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-04 13:43:48

Some 524 people were killed and 821 others injured in road accidents across the country in June this year. It means, on average, roughly 17 people died in road mishaps every day in the last month....

Meghna Group packaging factory fire under control

Meghna Group packaging factory fire under control

-- 2022-07-04 13:31:56

Firefighters have managed to bring the fire at a packaging factory in the Meghna Economic Zone in Narayanganj's Sonargaon under control after three and a half hours. Ten fire service units were dispa...

ACC opens 12 more district offices

ACC opens 12 more district offices

FE REPORT 2022-07-04 09:01:09

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday inaugurated 12 more district offices aimed at stepping up its fight against graft and irregularities across the country. With the new ones, the total nu...

Advance train tickets: People's rush at Kamalapur Railway Station continues

Advance train tickets: People's rush at Kamalapur Railway Station continues

FE REPORT 2022-07-04 08:57:10

The Kamalapur Railway Station (KRS) in the capital witnessed a huge crowd on Sunday to avail advance train tickets for the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha. During a visit at the railway station on the day, the...

Age limit of adulthood to be lowered to check juvenile delinquency

Age limit of adulthood to be lowered to check juvenile delinquency

-- 2022-07-03 21:51:41

As juvenile delinquency and teenage gangs marked a rise in the country, the government is going to reduce the legal age of adulthood from 18 years by amending the Child Act 2013 so that legal actions...

Mortal remains of Awami League leader Mukul Bose arrive in Dhaka

Mortal remains of Awami League leader Mukul Bose arrive in Dhaka

-- 2022-07-03 21:43:51

Mortal remains of late Awami League Advisory Council member Mukul Bose arrived on a special flight of US-Bangla Airlines from Chennai, India on Sunday afternoon. Awami League’s Presidium Member...

Malta to send team for hassle-free visa processing of 3,000 Bangladeshis

Malta to send team for hassle-free visa processing of 3,000 Bangladeshis

-- 2022-07-03 21:23:47

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said Malta agreed to send a consular team to Bangladesh to facilitate visa processing for Bangladeshis without any hassle. Referring to his recent discuss...

Seven killed in road accidents in three districts

Seven killed in road accidents in three districts

-- 2022-07-03 21:06:19

Seven people were killed in separate road accidents in Faridpur, Sylhet and Chuadanga districts on Sunday. In Faridpur, three people, including a 30-year-old woman and her seven-year-old daughter, we...

Works to create journalists’ database on cards

Works to create journalists’ database on cards

-- 2022-07-03 20:42:08

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said on Sunday that the Press Council was working to create a database of journalists with a view to bringing fake journalists to book. "Once the...