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Laws, policies regarding child labour need to be reviewed

FE REPORT December 01, 2019 18:18:24

Some laws and policies regarding child labour need to be reviewed and amended to ensure their rights and protect them from all kinds of torture and torment. Apart from this, it is necessary to enact...

Two Jabale Nur drivers, helper get life in jail

-- December 01, 2019 15:56:55

A Dhaka court has sentenced two Jabale Nur Paribahan drivers and an assistant to life in prison and acquitted two others in a road crash that killed two college students in 2018. Dhaka Metropolitan S...

DSCC launches crash programme to curb dust pollution

-- December 01, 2019 14:13:24

DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon on Sunday inaugurated a 'Special Crash Programme' in a bid to curb the worsening dust pollution in the capital. Under the initiative, a total of nine cars will spray water on...

Four to die for Kushtia double murder

-- December 01, 2019 13:41:03

A Kushtia court on Sunday sentenced four people to death and seven others to life imprisonment for killing two men in 2016 for protesting against eve-teasing of a seventh grader. The convicts are &nd...

RAB detains four ‘Ansarullah militants’ in city

-- December 01, 2019 13:39:14

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested four members of banned militant group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) from city’s Khilkhet area on Sunday. The elite force did not disclose the identities...

Number of HIV patients rises in Chattogram

-- December 01, 2019 13:06:27

Chattogram is experiencing a rise in the number of HIV patients, most of whom are expatriate workers who returned from the Middle East, and their relatives, according to doctors. The risk of contract...

Petrol pump owners’ strike: Fuel oil supply disrupted in three divisions

-- December 01, 2019 13:05:43

The supply of fuel oil has remained suspended in Rajshahi, Rangpur and Khulna divisions since Sunday morning as petrol pump owners and workers are enforcing a strike. Sale and transportation of fuel...

DMCH staff beaten dead for ‘complaining about smoking’

-- December 01, 2019 12:38:34

An employee of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) was beaten to death on early Sunday allegedly by the son of a former colleague for complaining about smoking. The victim was identified as Amir Hu...

Police raid CU halls; local weapons seized

-- December 01, 2019 12:18:15

Locally-made weapons were recovered from four residential halls on Saturday night after a clash between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at Chittagong University. Additional Superintende...

Additional secretary arrested in domestic violence case

-- December 01, 2019 11:49:13

Police have arrested the Ministry of Public Administration's OSD Additional Secretary Zakir Hossain on charges of physically abusing his wife over dowry. Zakir was apprehended from the Superior Offic...

Workers attack launch as they oppose strike withdrawal

-- December 01, 2019 11:14:37

Three staff of a launch were injured after water transport workers, who decided to continue their strike, attacked the vessel when it reached Patuakhali from Dhaka on Sunday morning. Witness said som...

PM off to Spain to join COP25

-- December 01, 2019 10:46:14

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Bangladesh for Madrid this morning on a three-day official visit to Spain to join the “Heads of State and Government Summit” of the 25th Annual Conference...

BUET simulator to study drivers' behaviour

MUNIMA SULTANA December 01, 2019 10:29:05

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) has introduced a lab-based facility to assess behaviours of drivers in order to address growing road accidents in the country. This is part...

‘4,500 new doctors to join work Dec 8’

-- November 30, 2019 22:05:58

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque on Saturday said some 4,500 new doctors are going to join different district and upazila hospitals on December 8. “With this, there’ll be...

Jabale Nur bus crash verdict today

-- November 30, 2019 21:46:43

A Dhaka court is set to deliver its verdict on Sunday on a case over the deaths of two college students in a road crash that triggered widespread protests in 2018. Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge K...

No sale of TCB onion in Rajshahi

Our Correspondent November 30, 2019 21:00:58

RAJSHAHI, Nov 30: It was early in the morning of Saturday, several hundred people rushed to the zero point of Shaheb Bazaar to procure onion at a fair price to be sold through the outlet of Trading Co...

Three-wheeler driver electrocuted in Bhola

-- November 30, 2019 19:30:45

The driver of a three-wheeler vehicle died and another was injured after being electrocuted in Mollah Bridge area of Bhola district, reports BSS. The deceased was identified as Md Mahbub, 30, a resid...

Greed for money a disease: PM

UNB November 30, 2019 18:18:16

Mentioning that the trend of making money now has become a disease, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday renewed her vow to continue the ongoing drive against corruption and drugs. “[Greed]...

Mannafi new president, Sentu gen secy of Dhaka South AL

-- November 30, 2019 17:47:34

Abu Ahmed Mannafi was picked as the new president of Awami League Dhaka South City unit and Sharfuddin Ahmed Sentu as the general secretary of the unit on Saturday. Sheikh Bazlur Rahman and SM Mannan...

221 women sexually harassed in Jan-Oct

FE Online Report November 30, 2019 17:24:00

At least 221 women were sexually harassed and twelve committed suicide alone from January to October across the country, according to a local independent rights body. Of them, four were murdered duri...

Tea seller hacked to death in Rajshahi

-- November 30, 2019 16:38:00

A tea seller was hacked to death allegedly by his neighbour at Malda Colony in the city on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Ramjan Ali, 28, son of Abdur Razzak of the colony, reports&...

Mayor Annisul Huq’s second death anniv today

FE ONLINE DESK November 30, 2019 15:44:34

The second death anniversary of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayor Annisul Huq is being observed today (Saturday). Annisul, who had been undergoing treatment at a hospital in London, breathe...

RAB arrests firearms trader with pistols, ammo in Ctg

-- November 30, 2019 15:00:23

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a firearms trader with four shooter guns and 23 bullets from Shikalbaha in Karnaphuli upazila of Chattogram on Saturday. The arrestee was identified as Md Al...

Ensure transparency in public, private sectors: President to CAs

-- November 30, 2019 14:16:37

President Abdul Hamid on Saturday urged Charted Accountants to play a responsible role in ensuring transparency and accountability in public and private sectors. The President made the call while spe...

86 more hospitalised for dengue in 24hr

-- November 30, 2019 14:14:50

Eighty-six new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Saturday. Forty-nine of them were hospitalised in Dhaka, the Directorate Gen...

FE Economic Editor AZM Anas clinches UNCA Award

FE ONLINE DESK November 30, 2019 14:00:18

AZM Anas, the economic editor of The Financial Express, Bangladesh, has been named the gold medal winner for ‘The Prince Albert II of Monaco and UNCA Global Prize’ of the UNCA for his...

Strike cripples river communication on southern routes

-- November 30, 2019 12:25:51

A nationwide strike enforced by water transport workers has brought launch services to a halt on waterways linking the southern districts to the rest of the country. Although a few vessels reportedly...

PM opens AL Dhaka city units' council

-- November 30, 2019 12:24:30

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the triennial council of Dhaka North and South City units of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka. Sheikh Hasina, also t...

Dusty weather aggravates air pollution in Chattogram

OUR CORRESPONDENT November 30, 2019 11:42:28

Dust-induced air pollution has become a big concern for the port city dwellers with the advent of winter. Aggravation of air pollution due to the dusty weather has caused outbreak of different dise...

Two ‘robbers’ die in Satkhira 'gunfight’

-- November 30, 2019 11:17:34

Two men with alleged ties to a series of crimes have been killed in a so-called gunfight with police at Bokchora intersection area in Satkhira district town. The incident took place in the early hour...