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Humanitarian crisis in Myanmar "shall be ended": Indonesian FM

-- September 05, 2017 21:46:14

Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine State “shall be ended” and that her country is “ready to contribute”.  ...

Khaleda to return home next week

-- September 05, 2017 21:27:12

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia will return home next week completing her treatment in London.   “She (Khaleda) sometimes falls sick due to her arthritis. She is now receiving treatment for i...

Rohingya influx: IOM, partners seek $18m for relief

-- September 05, 2017 21:05:41

IOM, the UN Migration Agency in Bangladesh today said that humanitarian assistance in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh must be scaled up urgently as tens of thousands of newly arrived Undocumented Myanma...

‘Rear guinea fowl to meet protein deficiency’

-- September 05, 2017 19:51:10

Livestock experts have urged the farmers for rearing guinea fowl birds to meet protein deficiency of the people in the country. They said guinea fowls are promising because of their high performance...

‘Militants’ at Mirpur hideout agree to surrender: RAB

-- September 05, 2017 19:32:50

The suspected militants who were staying in a militant hideout near Darus Salam Police Station in Mirpur area of the capital agreed to surrender, said Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Tuesday evening....

'Trial process of rape incidents will be speedier'

-- September 05, 2017 18:13:34

Law Minister Anisul Huq on Tuesday said steps will be taken to make the trial process of the rape incidents speedier.   The minister came up with the statement while exchanging Eid greetings wi...

Return hajj flight to start Wednesday

-- September 05, 2017 18:01:51

The return hajj flight to bring back the Bangladeshi pilgrims will begin from Wednesday.   Biman Bangladesh Airlines will conduct a total of 169 flights till October 5 to carry the pilgrims to...

Govt allows 50 acres land for Rohingya camp

-- September 05, 2017 17:48:31

The government have made 50 acres of forest land at Balukhali area of Ukhiya upazila in Cox's Bazar available for Myanmar refugees fleeing a brutal crackdown in Rakhine state.   Refugees who fl...

UNIDO chief to arrive Wednesday

-- September 05, 2017 16:59:19

Director General of United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) LI Yong will arrive Dhaka on Wednesday on a three-day official visit.   The UNIDO chief will lead a four-member of...

Unidentified body found in Keraniganj

-- September 05, 2017 16:55:26

Police recovered a decomposed floating body of an unidentified young man from the Buriganga river in Kholamora Launch Ghat area of Keraniganj upazila on Tuesday.   Md Alauddin, Sub-Inspector of...

RAB 'ready to storm' Mirpur militant den

-- September 05, 2017 15:52:20

The Rapid Action Battalion or RAB has been surrounding a building in Mirpur where seven including three suspected terrorists have been holed up since Monday night.   The main suspect 'Abdullah'...

Make it stop: PM tells world on Rohingya push-in

-- September 05, 2017 15:38:00

  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged the international community to pressure Myanmar into stopping the pushing of its nationals into Bangladesh and taking back its refugees from the c...

Woman dies in Mymensingh road mishap

FE Online Desk September 05, 2017 13:55:02

A woman riding pillion was killed and four others were injured after an auto-rickshaw collided head-on with a mahindra at Shibpur area of Gouripur upazila in Mymensingh on Tuesday morning.   Th...

Mother, daughter die in Savar road crash

FE Online Desk September 05, 2017 12:17:33

A woman and her minor daughter were killed as a speedy bus hit them on Dhaka-Aricha highway near Bangladesh Public Administration Centre at Savar upazilla in Dhaka on Monday night.   The dece...

Two held over 'drone attack plan'

-- September 05, 2017 11:08:52

Two siblings suspected of being terrorists have been detained during a raid at Tangail's Kalihati Upazila.   The two men were captured from a house in Elenga's Mosinda after being surrounded by...

50 Rohingyas held in Cox’s Bazar

-- September 05, 2017 10:42:17

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained 50 Rohingya nationals on Monday for entering the country illegally amid escalating tension in Myanmar's Rakhine state following an attack by insurgents...

RAB cordons off Mirpur 'militant hideout'

-- September 05, 2017 10:34:23

The Rapid Action Battalion or RAB has evacuated residents from a building in Mirpur's Mazar Road where a suspected terrorist is hiding.   The elite police unit has been making calls asking the...

Govt retakes eight mills as private operators fail

Monira Munni September 05, 2017 09:50:59

The government has taken back eight jute and textiles mills from their private entrepreneurs as the latter breached the major terms and conditions of privatisation, officials said. Failure to creat...

Cultivation of off-season cabbage, bean on the rise in Bogra

Our Correspondent September 04, 2017 20:50:08

A partial view of an off-season cabbage field in Bogra. The photo was taken on Monday. — FE Photo BOGRA, Sept 04: Off-season cabbage and bean cultivation brings smile on the faces of the grower...

About 25 km of Gorai turns into sandy land in Magura

Our Correspondent September 04, 2017 20:46:05

A horse-drawn carriage crossing through a dried-up river bed in Magura. — FE Photo MAGURA, Sept 04: Once river Gorai was resounded with the whistle of large steamers. The river water was the ir...

Father drowns, son missing in Shariatpur

-- September 04, 2017 20:31:28

A man drowned and his son went missing when they were taking bath in the Arial Khan River near Khankandi village of Zajira upazila in Shariatpur on Monday.   Anis Sikdar, 40, and his son Akash,...

Missing boy found dead in Rajbari

-- September 04, 2017 17:56:48

A teenage boy, who went missing in the Padma river of Goalondo upazila of Rajbari on Sunday afternoon, was found dead early Monday.   The deceased was identified as Sujan alias Abdullah, 14, so...

Youth dies in Kishoreganj clash

-- September 04, 2017 17:50:49

A young man was killed and 35 other villagers were injured in a clash between two groups at Mithamoin upazila of Kishoreganj on Monday.   The deceased was identified as Anis, 20, son of Arafat...

Dhaka University gets temporary VC

-- September 04, 2017 17:24:30

Islamic History professor Md Akhtaruzzaman was appointed as the vice-chancellor of Dhaka University on a temporary basis. The move aims to help the public university function smoothly after the tenur...

Indonesian foreign minister likely to arrive Dhaka Tuesday

-- September 04, 2017 16:42:44

Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi is likely to arrive here on Tuesday to discuss with Bangladesh leadership the current persecution on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar's western state...

Ershad meets Saudi King, Crown Prince

-- September 04, 2017 16:30:50

Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad met Saudi Kind Salam Bin Abdul Aziz and Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman on Saturday.   Ershad met the King and the Prince at Mina Palace and discussed the exist...

EC warns against enrolling Rohingyas as voters

-- September 04, 2017 15:45:54

The Election Commission (EC) has instructed officials to file police complaints over any attempt to register Rohingya refugees as voters.   The latest wave of the Muslim refugees from neighbour...

Three of a family die in M’singh boat capsize

-- September 04, 2017 14:42:21

Three members of a family were killed as a boat capsized in the Brahmaputra river at Islampur in Gafargoan upazila of Mymensingh district on Sunday night. The deceased were identified as Sadia, 14, h...

BCL leader killed in capital

FE Online Desk September 04, 2017 12:54:57

A grassroots level leader of Bangladesh Chattra League leader has been killed in an attack in capital Dhaka.   The deceased Moshiur Rahman Moshu was organising secretary for Adabor Ward Unit....

Bus plunges into Cox’s Bazar ditch, killing three

FE Online Desk September 04, 2017 11:51:10

At least three people died and eight others were injured when a bus carrying tourists fell into a ditch at Ramu upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Monday.   Md Mujahidul Islam, officer in charge (...