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Private universities permitted to resume in-person classes

Private universities permitted to resume in-person classes

-- 2021-09-24 21:42:49

The authorities have allowed private universities to resume in-person classes and exams amid the pandemic on the condition that the teachers, students and employees register for a coronavirus vaccine...

Two students commit suicide over denial of bike, DSLR camera

Two students commit suicide over denial of bike, DSLR camera

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-09-24 21:23:07

A schoolboy and a university student have committed suicide over their families’ refusals to provide motorcycle, DSLR camera for them in Barishal and Jashore districts. In Barishal, a 16-year-o...

Narcotics department to crack down 3,500 listed drug dealers in city

Narcotics department to crack down 3,500 listed drug dealers in city

-- 2021-09-24 21:09:53

Up to 3,500 people are involved in the illicit drug business in the capital, the Department of Narcotics Control said on Friday vowing to crack down on them soon. Some of the listed people are direct...

Road clashes claim seven lives in Khulna, Tangail

Road clashes claim seven lives in Khulna, Tangail

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-09-24 20:54:58

At least seven people were killed in separate road accidents in Khulna and Tangail districts on Friday. In Khulna, four people were killed as a CNG auto-rickshaw plunged into a ditch after being hit...

Bangladesh, UK discuss shared priorities, Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh, UK discuss shared priorities, Rohingya crisis

-- 2021-09-24 18:45:03

Bangladesh and the United Kingdom have discussed shared priorities and ways to resolve the Rohingya crisis ahead of COP26. Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon, Ministe...

ACC files case against three for misappropriating govt funds

ACC files case against three for misappropriating govt funds

-- 2021-09-24 18:25:41

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Friday filed a case against three people, including a former caretaker of the 250-bed Kushtia General Hospital over alleged misappropriation of government funds...

'Half degree rise in temperature would drive millions into poverty'

'Half degree rise in temperature would drive millions into poverty'

-- 2021-09-24 18:07:05

Referring to climate scientists, a group of young people said that half a degree rise in temperature would significantly worsen the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat, higher sea levels and causin...

COVID-19: 1,233 people test positive, 31 die in 24 hours

COVID-19: 1,233 people test positive, 31 die in 24 hours

-- 2021-09-24 17:45:31

Bangladesh has registered 31 new fatalities from COVID-19 in a day, taking the death toll to 27,368. The caseload surged to 1,549,553 after 1,233 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hour...

1,440 women to get driving training in seven divisional cities

1,440 women to get driving training in seven divisional cities

-- 2021-09-24 17:16:32

The government has taken an initiative to provide training on driving to 1,440 women in seven divisional cities with an aim to make women economically solvent. The Department of Women Affairs signed...

189 more hospitalised with dengue in 24hrs

189 more hospitalised with dengue in 24hrs

-- 2021-09-24 17:15:00

Another 189 new dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till Friday morning. The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained static at 59 as no fresh death...

Two stabbed to death in Jamalpur train robbery

Two stabbed to death in Jamalpur train robbery

-- 2021-09-24 16:07:37

Two youths died and another sustained injuries after being allegedly attacked by a gang of robbers on a Dewanganj-bound train on Thursday night. The deceased were identified as Md Nahid Hasan (24) an...

Bangladesh responds to India’s objection over maritime boundary

Bangladesh responds to India’s objection over maritime boundary

-- 2021-09-24 15:59:25

India’s objection to Bangladesh’s amended submission on the maritime boundary to the United Nations is not in line with the international law, the Bangladesh government says. The Commissi...

Three killed in Tangail road accident

Three killed in Tangail road accident

-- 2021-09-24 15:51:16

At least three people have been killed in a three-way collision involving a bus, a covered van, and a truck in Kalihati upazila of Tangail district. Another person was injured in the accident which t...

140 Bangladeshi Police officers in Mali get UN Peacekeeping Medal

140 Bangladeshi Police officers in Mali get UN Peacekeeping Medal

-- 2021-09-24 15:41:41

As many as 140 members of Bangladesh Police working with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) have been awarded the UN Medal for their outstanding con...

Bangladesh’s internet freedom declines once again

Bangladesh’s internet freedom declines once again

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-24 14:43:02

Bangladesh’s internet freedom has declined once again as it lost two points in 2021 compared to 2020, according to a latest report prepared by an international freedom advocacy group and researc...

UN chief lauds Bangladesh's immense development

UN chief lauds Bangladesh's immense development

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-09-24 14:06:27

Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres has highly praised Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the development in Bangladesh, calling it a ‘miracle’.  “The...

London teacher Sabina murder suspect held

London teacher Sabina murder suspect held

-- 2021-09-24 12:28:42

London teacher Sabina Nessa made a five-minute walk to pub. Then she was found dead in a park British police said on Thursday they had arrested a suspect in the hunt for the murderer of a teacher who...

PM for a world with no vaccine divides

PM for a world with no vaccine divides

-- 2021-09-24 11:03:37

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called for eliminating "vaccines divides" between the rich and the poor as she placed a six-point proposal joining a high-level talk of the United Nations (UN) in Ne...

PM set to address UNGA general debate today

PM set to address UNGA general debate today

-- 2021-09-24 10:54:23

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address the high-level General Debate of the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today (Bangladesh Time), BSS reports. The Prime Minister’s speech will...

Schoolgirl dies with Covid-19 symtomps in Manikganj

Schoolgirl dies with Covid-19 symtomps in Manikganj

-- 2021-09-23 20:51:10

An eighth-grader, who had been suffering from suspected Covid-19 symptoms of fever, sore throat and shortness of breath, died in Manikganj Sadar, her family and school said on Thursday. Identified as...

US court orders Facebook to release records of anti-Rohingya content

US court orders Facebook to release records of anti-Rohingya content

-- 2021-09-23 20:27:23

A US federal judge has ordered Facebook to release records of accounts connected to anti-Rohingya violence in Myanmar that the social media giant had shut down, rejecting its argument about protecting...

ACC summons nine ex- SBAC Bank officials

ACC summons nine ex- SBAC Bank officials

-- 2021-09-23 19:58:54

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has summoned nine former officials of South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce Bank (SBAC) for questioning as part of an investigation into allegations of embezzlemen...

BNP leader Nazrul Islam falls sick, hospitalised

BNP leader Nazrul Islam falls sick, hospitalised

-- 2021-09-23 19:52:36

BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan was admitted to a hospital in Dhaka on Thursday as he fell sick. Nazrul Islam was admitted to United Hospital in the capital on Thursday, said his wife...

Bangladesh seeks US investment, urgent steps for Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh seeks US investment, urgent steps for Rohingya repatriation

-- 2021-09-23 19:09:06

State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam has invited US investment in Bangladesh and requested the USA authorities for providing duty-free market access to Bangladesh products. The state mi...

Covid tests at Dhaka airport to start Saturday

Covid tests at Dhaka airport to start Saturday

-- 2021-09-23 18:59:13

The Bangladesh government will launch RT-PCR coronavirus tests for outbound travellers at Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in Dhaka on Saturday. The work to set up the infrastructure for the l...

254 more hospitalised with Dengue, no death reported

254 more hospitalised with Dengue, no death reported

-- 2021-09-23 18:45:22

Another 254 new Dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till Thursday morning. The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained static at 59 as no fresh deat...

‘BSMMU’s new specialised hospital a symbol of close ties with Korea’

‘BSMMU’s new specialised hospital a symbol of close ties with Korea’

-- 2021-09-23 18:27:36

South Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Lee Jang-keun on Thursday visited the construction site of the new specialised hospital under Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) and said it will...

1,144 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths reported in 24 hours

1,144 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths reported in 24 hours

-- 2021-09-23 17:25:40

Bangladesh has registered 24 new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, the lowest since May 27, taking the total toll to 27,337. Another 1,144 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hours to 8:00...

5,000 people receive UNHCR’s aid in Cox’s Bazar

5,000 people receive UNHCR’s aid in Cox’s Bazar

-- 2021-09-23 16:33:28

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has distributed financial aid among 15,000 people in Cox’s Bazar. UNHCR sent Tk 2500 each through bKash to the pandemic-hit most vulner...

Bashundhara MD seeks anticipatory bail over Muniya’s death

Bashundhara MD seeks anticipatory bail over Muniya’s death

-- 2021-09-23 16:20:09

Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir has sought anticipatory bail from the High Court in a case that involves the death of college girl Mosarat Jahan Muniya. The bail plea is pendin...