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ACC catches CAAB official while taking bribe

FE Online Report December 06, 2019 18:17:37

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Friday caught a Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) official red-handed while bribe of Tk 100,000 million. The detainee, HM Rashed Sarker, a licence...

Stamford University students protest fellow’s death

-- December 06, 2019 17:55:39

Students of Dhaka's Stamford University have launched a protest seeking justice over the alleged murder of fellow student Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa. On Friday, more than 50 students formed a human chain...

Pro-BNP lawyers’ behaviour unpardonable: Obaidul Quader

UNB December 06, 2019 17:19:26

Terming the behaviour of pro-BNP lawyers at a courtroom of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court an unpardonable offence, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said they turned...

Bangladesh to honour 380 Indian soldiers martyred during Liberation War

BSS December 06, 2019 17:13:15

Bangladesh will honour more than 380 Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the 1971 Liberation War. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen gave the information while addressing a discussion i...

EC registers 9.0m new voters

-- December 06, 2019 14:34:21

The Election Commission (EC) has gathered the data of more than 9.0 million citizens to update the voter list. The commission registered the prospective voters aged between 15 and 18 years old in Nov...

RAB arrests two ‘militants’ in city

-- December 06, 2019 13:34:12

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two suspected members of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) from city’s Pallabi area on Thursday night. The arrestees are Man...

Cinematographer Mahfuzur Rahman no more

-- December 06, 2019 13:28:15

Noted cinematographer Mahfuzur Rahman Khan passed away at a hospital in Dhaka early Friday. He was 70. Mahfuzur Rahman breathed his last at the United Hospital around 12:26 am, said organising secr...

BB criticised for ‘sexist’ job circular

-- December 06, 2019 12:01:07

The Bangladesh Bank has drawn flaks for asking married female job applicants to mention their husband’s permanent address as their own in a circular. The central bank’s human resource dep...

BKB loses over Tk 1.1 million to theft in Cumilla

FE ONLINE DESK December 06, 2019 11:45:34

Bangladesh Krishi Bank has lost more than Tk 1.1 million to an act of theft recently committed by breaking the vault in a branch in Cumilla. The theft happened at the fully government-owned bank's Mi...

BSF reportedly picks up two Bangladeshis

-- December 06, 2019 10:57:21

Two Bangladeshi fishermen were reportedly picked up by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) from Farhadpur Nirmalchar in Godagari upazila of Chapainawabganj district on Thursday. The victims were ident...

Microbus hits covered van, killing three

-- December 06, 2019 10:50:49

Three people, including two women, were killed and two others injured when a microbus hit a covered van at Golchattar in Bhuapur upazila of Tangail district on Friday morning. The identities of the d...

Chilmari port yet to start operation even three yrs after inauguration

-- December 05, 2019 22:00:05

KURIGRAM, Dec 05 (UNB): Although three years have elapsed since the formal inauguration of Chilmari River Port, it is yet to see any activities, causing frustration to local people. Sources said a Sh...

Coordinated and evidence based response is key to disaster management

-- December 05, 2019 20:18:39

Department of Disaster Management (DDM) of the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) of the government of Bangladesh and CARE Bangladesh jointly organised a workshop on Thursday with the...

Govt to take legal action against chaos-maker at courtroom

-- December 05, 2019 19:13:19

Law Minister Anisul Huq has said the government will take legal action against those who created chaos in the courtroom during the hearing of Khaleda Zia’s bail appeal in a graft case on Thursda...

Police check posts create long tailback on Dhaka-Aricha highway

UNB December 05, 2019 18:49:21

A five-kilometre long tailback was created on Dhaka-Aricha highway on Thursday after law enforcers set up check posts at different points of the highway, causing immense sufferings to passengers. Fol...

Climate change taking its toll on shrimp farming

SM Najmus Sakib December 05, 2019 18:28:17

Changing climate has started to take its toll on Bangladeshi shrimp farmers. Shrimp farmers in southern district of the South Asian country, which lies in the tropical zone of Earth, have been bearing...

Govt plans to send 5.0m skilled workers abroad

FE ONLINE REPORT December 05, 2019 18:18:56

The government has set a target to send 5.0 million skilled workers abroad for decent jobs by 2024.  It has also planned to develop 500,000 entrepreneurships including 100,000 digital rural entr...

PM urges all to change mindset towards people with disabilities

-- December 05, 2019 17:52:40

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called for an end to the 'negative' outlook on people with disabilities and said her government has been working to ensure equal rights for all citizens in the country, re...

Robbers loot four cows after killing owner in Rajshahi

-- December 05, 2019 17:43:35

Robbers looted four cows after killing its owner at Daspurkur in Rajshahi early Thursday. The deceased was identified as Abdul Majid, son of Abdul Aziz of the area. Mehedi Hasan, officer-in-charge o...

BUET suspends eight students from Titumir hall for ragging

-- December 05, 2019 15:24:17

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) suspended eight students for different terms for their involvement in various incidents of ragging at its Titumir Hall. The Board of Residen...

Extra Biman flights to bring back undocumented workers from Malaysia

FE Online Report December 05, 2019 15:11:47

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will operate 16 extra flights on Dhaka-Kuala Lumpur-Dhaka route dedicated for the amnesty-granted undocumented Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia from December 12 until December...

Each UZ to get support centre for specially-abled people: PM

-- December 05, 2019 14:36:24

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the government will set up support and services centre in every upazila across the country for the specially-abled people. “Now there’re 103 sup...

Chaos by pro-BNP lawyers disrupts judicial activities at SC

-- December 05, 2019 14:19:45

The judicial activities of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court remained halted since Thursday morning amid chaos by pro-BNP lawyers demanding that hearing on the bail petition of BNP chief Kha...

Khaleda’s lawyer held over 'extramarital affair'

-- December 05, 2019 12:48:02

Police have arrested BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's lawyer Kaiser Kamal over an alleged extramarital affair with the wife of a junior lawyer at his law firm. He was detained near the Square Hospital i...

Two die in Manikganj road crash

-- December 05, 2019 11:17:39

A woman and her daughter were killed as a pickup hit them at Nabogram in Shibalaya upazila of Manikganj district on Wednesday night. The deceased could not be identified yet, reports UNB. Yamin Uddo...

Two ‘criminals’ die in Laxmipur 'gunfight'

-- December 05, 2019 11:12:57

Two suspected criminals were killed in a reported gunfight between two groups of ‘criminals’ at Baralia Bakultala in Sadar upazila of Laxmipur district on Thursday. The deceased were iden...

Khaleda’s bail hearing deferred until Dec 12

-- December 05, 2019 11:08:33

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) has deferred until December 12 the hearing on BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s bail petition in Zia Charitable Trust Graft Case. The court on Thurs...

Nepal building tourism infra with new int’l airport

Munima Sultana back from Bhairahawa, Nepal December 05, 2019 10:41:32

It is very rare nowadays that the tourists visiting Nepal without experiencing delays in cases of landing in and departing from the country's lone busy international airport. But government officials...

Govt likely to cut foreign aid allotment in RADP

FHM Humayan Kabir December 05, 2019 10:33:54

The government is likely to slash foreign aid allocation in the upcoming revised development budget, as many ministries and divisions have sought lower funds, officials said on Wednesday. The Econo...

Insurance mandatory for expats from Dec 19

ARAFAT ARA December 05, 2019 10:27:52

The government is going to enforce mandatory insurance coverage for Bangladeshis working abroad from December 19 this year, officials have said. To this effect, expatriates' welfare and overseas empl...