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All set for Eid-ul-Azha celebration

-- September 01, 2017 22:57:07

Holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of Muslims, will be observed in Bangladesh on Saturday with due solemnity and religious fervour. On the occasion, the Muslims across the countr...

BNP makes founding day vow on democracy

-- September 01, 2017 21:57:46

BNP on Friday alleged that the government was out to restore one-party rule by creating a reign of terror through incidents of killing and forced disappearance, reports UNB.   "They are trying...

Police refuse to record Jubo League leader’s name in Savar rape case

-- September 01, 2017 21:40:13

A Jubo League leader and his brother, who were among five accused of gang-raping a girl in Savar, have not been mentioned in the case filed with police, reports bdnews24.com. The alleged victim filed...

Hasina to exchange greetings on Eid day

-- September 01, 2017 21:03:01

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will exchange greetings with the cross sections of people at her official Ganabhaban residence on Saturday on the occasion of Holy Eid-ul-Azha. Sheikh Hasina, also the Aw...

Erdogan phones Hamid, talks Rohingya issue

-- September 01, 2017 20:34:26

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has appreciated Bangladesh's steps for providing assistance to Rohingya people and resolving the ongoing Rohingya crisis as he phoned his Bangladesh counterpart...

Bangladesh protests violation of air space by Myanmar helicopters

-- September 01, 2017 20:05:37

  Bangladesh Friday strongly protested the recent instances of violation of the country's air space by Myanmar helicopters.   In a Diplomatic note sent to the Embassy of Myanmar in Dhaka,...

Eid prayers: When and where

-- September 01, 2017 19:20:50

The main prayer congregation for Eid-ul-Azha will be held at National Eidgah in Dhaka city at 8am Saturday. Baitul Mukarram National Mosque’s Senior Imam Maulana Mohammad Mizanur Rahman will le...

Build prosperous BD with spirit of Eid-ul-Azha

-- September 01, 2017 18:45:51

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the countrymen to build a happy, prosperous and peaceful Bangladesh with spirit of Eid-ul-Azha. "Eid gives us a unique education of peace, sympathy, sacri...

38,000 Rohingyas cross into Bangladesh in a week: UN

FE Online Report September 01, 2017 17:31:11

UN sources claimed on Friday around 38,000 Rohingya people crossed into Bangladesh from neighbouring Myanmar in the last one week since the fresh escalation of violence there. The United Nations sour...

Holidaymakers defy all odds on way home

-- September 01, 2017 17:08:20

People have been paying extra for last-minute tickets out of Dhaka, according to bdnews24.com.   Huge crowds continued to descend on the bus terminals at the capital's Kalyanpur, College Gate a...

16 more bodies of Rohingyas in Naf river, more get admitted to CMCH

-- September 01, 2017 16:17:04

  Dead bodies of 16 more Rohingyas have been found floating in the Naf river at Teknaf amid a violent crackdown by security forces in neighbouring Myanmar, according to bdnews24.com.   &n...

Main Eid congregation to be held at Jatiya Eidgah

-- September 01, 2017 09:42:42

The main Eid congregation will be held at Jatiya Eidgah at 8am on Saturday though there is a prediction of unpleasent weather with heavy rainfall, said Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Mohamm...

Hasina happiest woman right now: Huff Post

-- September 01, 2017 09:19:24

Bangladesh Premier Sheikh Hasina is the happiest woman in the world right now, Australian edition of influential US media Huffington Post said in a report yesterday after the Tigers' historic Test vic...

Low market prices dishearten cattle rearers in Bogra, Nilphamari dists

Our Correspondent September 01, 2017 00:36:56

BOGRA, Aug 31: Rearers of the district are disappointed due to low market prices of cattle head before Eid.The farm owners, who usually rear cattle only to supply during Eid al-Azha, are not getting e...

Natore hog plum growers make good profit this season

Roving Correspondent September 01, 2017 00:36:17

Hog plums start appearing in the markets across Natore district abundantly. The snap was taken from Boraigram of Natore on Thursday. — FE Photo NATORE, Aug 31: Hundreds of hog plum growers of N...

Passengers scramble for seats on Eid trains

-- August 31, 2017 20:37:58

Holidaymakers have filled Dhaka’s Kamalapur Rail Station, looking to make trips home for Eid-ul-Azha. Every train leaving the station on Thursday morning overflowed. Many more passengers were w...

Khaleda also sends Eid card to Hasina

-- August 31, 2017 20:11:02

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, now in London, on Thursday sent an Eid greeting card to Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of Holy Eid-ul-Azha. Sheikh Hasina also se...

Hamid, Hasina greet nation on Eid

-- August 31, 2017 19:47:41

President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have greeted Muslim Ummah including the country people on Holy Eid-ul-Azha which will be observed in Bangladesh on Saturday. In a message on...

City corporations fix over 1000 spots in Dhaka for slaughtering animals

-- August 31, 2017 18:38:01

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) have fixed 1,174 spots for slaughtering the sacrificial animals on the day of Eid-ul-Azha to speed up waste management. &nb...

ACC to probe 18 Hajj agencies

-- August 31, 2017 18:29:13

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) launched a probe into mismanagement at 18 Hajj travel agencies, informs ACC Deputy Director (Media) Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya on Thursday.   “We have...

Rape victim Rupa’s body exhumed

-- August 31, 2017 18:26:20

The body of Zakia Sultana Rupa, the college girl who was gang-raped and murdered, has been exhumed and handed over to her family, reports bdnews24.com.   Tangail Executive Magistrate Abdur Rahi...

Homeward rush for Eid

-- August 31, 2017 14:46:19

  Holidaymakers have filled Dhaka’s Kamalapur Rail Station, looking to make trips home for Eid ul Azha.   Every train leaving the station on Thursday morning overflowed. Many more p...

Another Rohingya boat capsizes, killing 17

-- August 31, 2017 11:02:22

Seventeen more bodies were recovered on Thursday morning from Naf River in Shah Porir Dwip area in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar district where a boat capsized in the river on Wednesday night.  ...

Lightning kills three in Khagrachhari

-- August 31, 2017 10:19:55

Three people including a father and his daughter were killed as a lightning struck them at Milonkarbaripara area under Tobolchhari union of Matiranga upazila on Wednesday evening.   The decease...

Banks need own strategies to cut ballooning NPLs

FE Report August 31, 2017 09:52:52

Experts said Wednesday banks ought to develop their own strategies for time-bound reduction in non-performing loans as the ballooning of the same affects the country's entire financial sector. Suc...

Hasina sends Eid card to Khaleda

-- August 30, 2017 20:53:32

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent an Eid greeting card to BNP chief Khaleda Zia. The PM has wished the BNP chairperson a happy Eid-ul-Azha. A four-member Awami League delegation, led by its form...

Abu Dhabi travel agency issues fake air tickets to BD workers

-- August 30, 2017 20:29:04

Abu Dhabi: A group of workers living in Abu Dhabi’s Musaffah industrial area have alleged that a travel agency closed down its office after issuing “fake flight tickets” to them, acc...

DPRK missile launch over Japan concerns BD

-- August 30, 2017 20:02:10

Bangladesh has expressed its grave concern at the recent launching of a ballistic missile over Japan by Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) or North Korea. “We've seen that throu...

Bogra Rape: Bail pleas of Rumki, four others rejected

-- August 30, 2017 19:00:15

A court here on Wednesday rejected the bail prayers of five accused, including Bogra municipality female councillor Marzia Hasan Rumki, over the rape of a schoolgirl, and humiliating her and her mothe...

‘BNP making odd comments over Rohingya issue’

-- August 30, 2017 18:44:39

Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif today said BNP is making peculiar and irrelevant comments on the government's steps over the Rohingya issue, reports BSS.   "Rohingya i...