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Light fog likely over country

Light fog likely over country

-- 2021-11-30 16:51:34

Light fog may occur at some places during tomorrow morning as weather is likely to remain dry with the temporary partly cloudy sky over the country, a met release has said. Night temperature may rise...

Fire guts RMG factory in Gazipur

Fire guts RMG factory in Gazipur

-- 2021-11-30 16:35:20

A fire gutted valuables of ‘Ripon Knitwear Factory Ltd’ at Konabari Jarun in Gazipur city on Tuesday. The fire broke out in a warehouse on the ground floor of the five-story building at n...

National Professor Rafiqul Islam no more

National Professor Rafiqul Islam no more

-- 2021-11-30 16:21:50

National Professor Rafiqul Islam, a scholar, and cultural activist, has died at the age of 87 in hospital care, his family says. Islam breathed his last around 2.30 pm on Tuesday at Evercare Hospital...

14-day quarantine mandatory for travellers from omicron-afflicted countries: Health Minister

14-day quarantine mandatory for travellers from omicron-afflicted countries: Health Minister

-- 2021-11-30 15:23:05

Health Minister Zahid Maleque says that travellers from countries where the omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected must undergo a 14-day institutional quarantine upon arrival in Bangladesh....

Weather, flood forecast information stressed for sustainable development

Weather, flood forecast information stressed for sustainable development

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-11-30 13:38:09

Timely weather and flood forecast information is crucial for Bangladesh’s sustainable development. The observation was made at a learning sharing workshop held at a city hotel recently. USAID...

Protesters block road near Rampura Bridge over student's death

Protesters block road near Rampura Bridge over student's death

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-30 12:41:05

Students demanding safer roads have blocked DIT road at Rampura Bridge in the capital since Tuesday morning. As a result of the protest, vehicular movement on the key road remained almost shut, cau...

Half fares for city students from Dec 1

Half fares for city students from Dec 1

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-30 12:37:47

In the wake of recent road accidents and the subsequent students’ agitation, private bus owners finally announced to introduce half fares for students in the capital from Wednesday. Dhaka bus o...

Two suspects in Cumilla councillor killing case die in 'gunfight'

Two suspects in Cumilla councillor killing case die in 'gunfight'

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-11-30 12:04:13

Two suspects in the double-murder case of Cumilla City Corporation ward councillor Syed Md Sohel and his associate Haripada Saha died in a so-called “shootout” with the police. The &ldquo...

Buses set ablaze after student's death

Buses set ablaze after student's death

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-11-30 10:47:25

An angry mob has set fire to at least eight buses and vandalised several others in Dhaka's Rampura after a student was killed by a bus that was allegedly racing another amid the ongoing movement for s...

BNP to stage rallies in divisional cities Tuesday demanding Khaleda’s treatment abroad

BNP to stage rallies in divisional cities Tuesday demanding Khaleda’s treatment abroad

-- 2021-11-29 20:48:19

BNP will stage rallies in all divisional cities, including the capital, of the country on Tuesday demanding medical care of its ailing Chairperson Khaleda Zia abroad. In Dhaka, the rally will begin i...

Right people not in right place for formulating public health policy

Right people not in right place for formulating public health policy

-- 2021-11-29 20:46:20

The right people are not being placed in the right place at the right time while formulating public health policies, a study revealed on Monday.   The study also stated that grassroots voices ar...

HC issues rule over fixing price of kerosene, diesel

HC issues rule over fixing price of kerosene, diesel

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-29 20:29:21

The High Court has issued a ruling upon the concerned bodies of the government to explain in one week as to why they should not be directed to fix the price of petroleum fuels including kerosene and d...

Civil society demands to stop using fossil fuel

Civil society demands to stop using fossil fuel

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-29 20:17:09

Representatives from different civil society organisations have demanded to stop the use of fossil fuel immediately to avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis. They also said all efforts and in...

Bangladesh targets 49pc reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2031

Bangladesh targets 49pc reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2031

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-29 20:02:57

State Minister for the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said the government of Bangladesh has set a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 49 per cent within 2031...

HC imposes travel ban on five officials of South Bangla Bank           

HC imposes travel ban on five officials of South Bangla Bank        

FE ONLINE REPORT   2021-11-29 19:54:11

The High Court on Monday asked the concerned bodies of the government to take necessary legal steps so that five officials of the South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce Bank Limited (SBAC Bank) cannot...

Cyber tribunal orders probe against suspended Gazipur mayor under DSA

Cyber tribunal orders probe against suspended Gazipur mayor under DSA

-- 2021-11-29 19:25:56

A cyber tribunal on Monday asked CID police to investigate allegations that recently-suspended mayor of Gazipur Jahangir Alam made derogatory remarks about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Bangla...

Arrival of migratory birds continues in northern region

Arrival of migratory birds continues in northern region

-- 2021-11-29 18:58:23

Common people are witnessing the continuous arrival of migratory birds from the Himalayan and Siberian regions in the water bodies across the northern region (N-region). The riverine char areas and w...

Khaleda can fly in any foreign doctor for treatment, says Momen

Khaleda can fly in any foreign doctor for treatment, says Momen

-- 2021-11-29 18:28:34

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Monday said BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is allowed to fly in any doctor from abroad for her treatment if she wants. "If they feel that doctors from abroad would...

India keeps Bangladesh on list of risky countries for Omicron transmission

India keeps Bangladesh on list of risky countries for Omicron transmission

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-11-29 18:27:29

India has kept Bangladesh on its list of risky countries for transmission of the Omicron variant of coronavirus. The country released the list on Sunday, keeping nearly a dozen countries, and removin...

Covid-19: Two deaths, 227 cases reported in 24 hours

Covid-19: Two deaths, 227 cases reported in 24 hours

-- 2021-11-29 17:03:52

Bangladesh has registered three new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, taking the total toll to 27,980. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,576,011 as 227 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hou...

SC to resume in-person hearing from Dec 1

SC to resume in-person hearing from Dec 1

-- 2021-11-29 16:41:18

The Supreme Court is set to resume in-person proceedings instead of virtual hearings after one and a half years of suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic. The benches of the Appellate Division an...

Bangladesh issues 15-point guideline to fight new Covid variant

Bangladesh issues 15-point guideline to fight new Covid variant

-- 2021-11-29 16:24:16

A 15-point guideline was issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to prevent the highly contagious new African Covid-19 variant named Omicron. A notification, signed by Prof Dr. Na...

Three to walk gallows for killing child in Madaripur

Three to walk gallows for killing child in Madaripur

-- 2021-11-29 16:04:08

A Madaripur court has sentenced three people to death for killing a child. Madaripur District and Sessions Judge Nitaichandra Saha handed down the verdict on Monday and fined all convicts Tk 50,000 e...

Students resume road safety protests

Students resume road safety protests

-- 2021-11-29 15:57:19

Students took to the streets in Dhaka again on Monday to demand the enforcement of new road safety measures. Students from Birshreshtha Noor Mohammad Public College staged a demonstration at the Nilk...

Hifazat leader Nurul Islam Jihadi passes away

Hifazat leader Nurul Islam Jihadi passes away

-- 2021-11-29 14:06:10

Hifazat-e Islam Secretary General Nurul Islam Jihadi has died after a sudden hospitalisation. He was 73. Nurul Islam fell ill on his way home from an event at the Jatiya Press Club after Maghrib pr...

Forcibly cutting students' hair: Rabindra University teacher Farhana retains job

Forcibly cutting students' hair: Rabindra University teacher Farhana retains job

-- 2021-11-29 14:01:54

Rabindra University has suspended Farhana Yeasmin Baten, an associate professor of the Cultural Heritage and Bangladesh Studies Department, from the academic activity for three years as a ‘punis...

Why not body to probe complaints against law enforcers: HC

Why not body to probe complaints against law enforcers: HC

FE REPORT 2021-11-29 10:18:31

The High Court on Sunday issued a rule upon the government bodies concerned to explain as to why they should not be directed to form an 'Independent Police Complaint Investigation Commission' to probe...

Salt farmers fear losses

Salt farmers fear losses

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-29 09:59:33

COX'S BAZAR: Salt farmers have requested the government to revise the initial decision of importing edible salt since there is already an ample reserve of salt in the country. According to the Salt F...

Khaleda Zia's condition 'very critical'

Khaleda Zia's condition 'very critical'

FE REPORT 2021-11-29 08:24:11

Terming BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's present health condition 'very critical', a panel of doctors overseeing her treatment recommended on Sunday taking her abroad immediately for advanced medical c...

Kuwaiti court upholds seven-year sentence of Shahid

Kuwaiti court upholds seven-year sentence of Shahid

-- 2021-11-28 22:42:57

Former MP Mohammad Shahid Islam alias Kazi Papul will have to serve seven years in a Kuwaiti jail for human trafficking and money laundering as the Middle-Eastern country’s top court has upheld...