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Educational institutions ordered to enforce mask rules strictly

Educational institutions ordered to enforce mask rules strictly

-- 2022-06-24 17:15:36

The government has ordered educational institutions to strictly enforce mask rules, a week after the national expert panel recommended restoring preventive measures to counter a new rise in Covid-19 c...

21 new dengue cases in 24 hours

21 new dengue cases in 24 hours

-- 2022-06-24 17:15:00

Bangladesh reported 21 new dengue cases in 24 hours until Friday morning. Earlier on Tuesday, the first dengue death of the season was reported. Among the new patients, five news cases were reported...

1,685 Covid cases reported in 24 hours

1,685 Covid cases reported in 24 hours

-- 2022-06-24 16:55:32

Bangladesh has recorded 1,685 new cases of Covid-19, the highest in a daily count since Feb 21, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,962,213. No new fatalities from the disease were register...

Bangladesh seeks Commonwealth support for Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh seeks Commonwealth support for Rohingya repatriation

-- 2022-06-24 16:34:36

The Rohingya crisis has entered its 6th year threatening human security, peace, and stability of the region, the Bangladesh foreign minister has said. Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has reiterated t...

Flood situation deteriorates in parts of Sylhet

Flood situation deteriorates in parts of Sylhet

-- 2022-06-24 16:00:34

The flood situation in some parts of Sylhet has worsened, with the rise in water levels of the Kushiara river in the past 48 hours, officials have said. According to the local Water Development Board...

Khaleda Zia to return home from hospital today

Khaleda Zia to return home from hospital today

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-06-24 14:48:52

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is going to return home today (Friday) from the capital’s Evercare Hospital after treatment for 13 days for her various health complications, including cardiac ones....

Five killed as truck crushes autorickshaw in Naogaon

Five killed as truck crushes autorickshaw in Naogaon

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-06-24 12:43:31

At least five passengers of an autorickshaw were killed after a truck ploughed into the vehicle in Naogaon. The head-on collision occurred on the Sadar Upazila's Naogaon-Rajshahi highway around 8:00a...

15 bridges to be toll-free on June 25

15 bridges to be toll-free on June 25

-- 2022-06-24 11:45:32

A total of 15 bridges of three districts including Khulna, Barishal and Gopalganj will remain toll free to ensure smooth traffic on the day of the Padma Bridge inauguration on June 25, BSS reports. A...

Padma Bridge: US greets Bangladesh

Padma Bridge: US greets Bangladesh

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-06-24 10:44:47

The United States has congratulated Bangladesh on the momentous opening of the Padma Bridge scheduled Saturday. "It is also another example of Bangladesh’s leadership in promoting regional conn...

Life of the people who gave up land for a bridge

Life of the people who gave up land for a bridge

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-06-24 10:28:36

Just over a decade ago, Shajahan Bepari made a living by farming paddy and jute on a small scale and selling poultry reared on his 0.15-acre land in Shariatpur's Zajira. But then, the government came...

Padma Bridge opens tomorrow

Padma Bridge opens tomorrow

FE REPORT 2022-06-24 08:27:10

The Padma Bridge will be opened to traffic tomorrow (Saturday) fulfilling a dream of the nation many people had foretold far-fetched. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the 6.15-kilometre...

PM proposes river dredging jointly with India to overcome flood

PM proposes river dredging jointly with India to overcome flood

-- 2022-06-23 22:50:49

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday proposed for conducting dredging of rivers jointly with India which are shared by the two neighbouring countries for their mutual interest. The premier made t...

Six JMB men sentenced to death for killing freedom fighter

Six JMB men sentenced to death for killing freedom fighter

-- 2022-06-23 21:56:05

A Kurigram court has sentenced six members of the banned Islamist outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to death for murdering freedom fighter Hossain Ali. Kurigram District and Session Judge...

Italy keen to supply LNG to Bangladesh

Italy keen to supply LNG to Bangladesh

-- 2022-06-23 20:54:38

Italy is keen to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Bangladesh. The European country’s interest was expressed when its ambassador to Bangladesh Enrico Nunziata met State Minister for Power,...

Court returns plea for lodging case against Wasa MD, eight others

Court returns plea for lodging case against Wasa MD, eight others

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-06-23 20:32:02

A Dhaka Court on Thursday returned a complaint placed for lodging a case against Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) Managing Director Taqsem A Khan and eight others on charge of embezzli...

Zia, Khaleda involved in Bangabandhu's killing, says PM

Zia, Khaleda involved in Bangabandhu's killing, says PM

-- 2022-06-23 20:22:25

Sheikh Hasina says Tarique Rahman's support for Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's killers proves that BNP founder Gen Ziaur Rahman and his wife Khaleda Zia were involved in the Aug 15 massacre. "Th...

Ex-lower court judges cannot practice law in  lower courts: SC

Ex-lower court judges cannot practice law in lower courts: SC

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-06-23 19:27:26

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the former judicial officers (lower court judges) cannot practise law before the subordinate (lower) courts of the country.  Th...

Covid fourth wave begins in clusters in Dhaka: experts

Covid fourth wave begins in clusters in Dhaka: experts

-- 2022-06-23 19:18:06

As the country's daily Covid-19 cases crossed the 1,000 mark on Wednesday after nearly four months, experts feared that the fourth wave of the pandemic has begun in some clusters in the capital. They...

Flood claims 24 lives in 24 hours, death toll rises to 68

Flood claims 24 lives in 24 hours, death toll rises to 68

-- 2022-06-23 19:00:22

A total of 24 people have died due to floods in different parts of the country in 24 hours till Thursday morning, raising the total fatalities to 68. Of them, 23 are from the Sylhet division alone, a...

Bangladesh logs 1,319 new virus cases, 1 death in a day

Bangladesh logs 1,319 new virus cases, 1 death in a day

-- 2022-06-23 17:13:12

Bangladesh has registered 1,319 cases of Covid-19 in a day, the highest since Feb 25, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,960,528. Another fatality was registered in the 24-hour count, taking...

Health concerns emerge in Bangladesh as flood waters recede

Health concerns emerge in Bangladesh as flood waters recede

-- 2022-06-23 17:01:09

Authorities in Bangladesh are bracing for the spread of water-borne diseases and racing to get drinking water to people stranded in their homes by flooding across a quarter of the country, an official...

Saudi allows 2,415 more Bangladeshis to perform Hajj this year

Saudi allows 2,415 more Bangladeshis to perform Hajj this year

-- 2022-06-23 16:57:59

Over 2,400 more Bangladeshis will be able to perform Hajj this year, as Saudi Arabia has increased the number of Hajj quota for this country. The information came from a letter sent to the Hajj Counc...

Bangladesh witnesses rapid rise in dengue cases

Bangladesh witnesses rapid rise in dengue cases

-- 2022-06-23 16:57:59

Bangladesh reported 29 more new dengue cases in the 24 hours till Thursday morning. Earlier on Tuesday, the first dengue death of the season was reported on Tuesday. Among the new patients, three ne...

PM questions Tarique Rahman's leadership credentials

PM questions Tarique Rahman's leadership credentials

-- 2022-06-23 16:49:33

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday questioned how BNP leader Tarique Rahman can lead the party when he does not dare to return home. “If a political leader has no courage to return home,...

WASA MD, eight others accused of Tk 1.32b embezzlement

WASA MD, eight others accused of Tk 1.32b embezzlement

-- 2022-06-23 16:49:30

Taksim A Khan, the managing director of Dhaka WASA, and eight others are facing charges of embezzling Tk 1.32 billion from the employees' co-operative society. The society's Secretary Shahab Uddin Sa...

Flood situation starts improving in Brahmaputra basin

Flood situation starts improving in Brahmaputra basin

-- 2022-06-23 16:41:06

The flood situation started improving following falls in water levels of major rivers at all monitoring points amid almost no rainfalls in the Brahmaputra basin during the past 24 hours till 9:00 am o...

Govt invites Prof Yunus to join Padma Bridge opening ceremony

Govt invites Prof Yunus to join Padma Bridge opening ceremony

-- 2022-06-23 16:30:59

The government has invited Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus to join the opening ceremony of the Padma Bridge on June 25. The Bridges Division sent the invitation card to Yunus Centre on Wednes...

Flight operations at Sylhet airport resume after six days

Flight operations at Sylhet airport resume after six days

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-06-23 15:04:34

Flight operations at the MAG Osmani International Airport in Sylhet have restarted after six days of closure in the wake of the devastating floods in the region. A Biman Bangladesh Airlines aircraft...

Rohingya man shot dead in Cox’s Bazar

Rohingya man shot dead in Cox’s Bazar

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-06-23 14:18:49

A 42-year-old Rohingya refugee was shot dead allegedly by assailants at Balukhali camp in Ukhiya of Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday evening. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Shah, a resident of...

PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on AL's founding anniversary

PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on AL's founding anniversary

-- 2022-06-23 13:13:43

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid glowing tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the 73rd  founding anniversary of the ruling Awami League (AL), BSS repo...